Coronavirus Update

Classes will be held remotely for the remainder of the spring semester, and all official university events and student activities are suspended until further notice. While the Dayton and Lake campuses remain open, access to campus is restricted to personnel who have been identified as essential. Read more.

Non-Credit Classes



Spring 2020 Non-Credit Classes

You must pre-register for each class by e-mail OR phone

The following workshops are offered through the Lake Campus Business Enterprise Center. Registration for the following non-credit courses is currently underway at the Lake Campus. There are no prerequisite requirements. Seating is limited and participants must pre-register in order to attend. For registration information, please call Carol Jones at 419-586-0902 or email

PDF of the current schedule.


“Starting Right” (Pre-Business Workshop Held Each Month!)

Each month the BEC hosts the Starting Right class for individuals planning to start a small business. This two-hour class gives you information to help you decide if business ownership is right for you and can assist you in starting your business the “Wright Way.” After attending the Starting Right class, you are entitled to free, individualized business counseling. We help with most issues pertaining to financials for your business—cash flow, pricing, supply costs, record-keeping, etc. We also assist with your Business Plan narrative as well as marketing and advertising, researching demographics, HR issues, etc.

Seminar Dates: Thursday, February 13, Tuesday, March 17 & Thursday, April 23, 2020; Time: 6-8 p.m.

Room: 120 Trenary Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost:  $35 p/business.

We recommend all who considering starting or buying into a business attend one of these sessions.


NEW!! BUSINESS SERIES (Class meets 10 times—Ideal for existing small & midsize businesses)

The BEC invites you to register for an innovative set of workshops. Each participating company designates a lead person but two additional employees can attend any workshop in the series. This set of 10 workshops is available for a Per Business Price! You choose who to attend depending upon the topic. This series will offer something for any business leader. Each 2½ -hour workshop provides information to help you better manage or expand your existing business. You will receive guaranteed 24-hr. email/phone response as well as FREE consultations! Check out these critical topics! $55 per class/per attendee or $500 per business for the 10-part series! Classes meet from 5:30 to 8 pm at the Lake Campus on Tuesday and Thursday!


Class Topic


Room #

Business Planning for Feasibility, Financing, & Operations

February 25 & February 27


Market Analysis

March 10 & March 12


Pricing for Profit

March 24 & March 26


Current Legal Issues

April 7


Staffing Focus

April 9


Understanding Financial Documents for Decision-Making

April 28 & April 30




Are you in charge of either department or office budgets? Do you have a project or idea but not sure how pay for it? You need a budget! Ron will teach the budget components that turn your plans into reality. You will learn how to generate a budget using income, expenses, how to estimate project costs, and how to modify your budget to fit your needs. This class is for anyone who is new to budgets as well as those who handle budgets on a daily basis. All levels of learners are welcome!

Class Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Instructor Ron Kremer;         Room: 152 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost $55 p/person



Is payroll part of your job responsibilities? Join Ron to learn skills necessary to perform basic payroll functions. You will explore topics such as earnings, deductions, insurance, pensions, remittances, and more! Keep your business financials organized. Participants can expect a basic understanding of payroll upon completion of this class. Course is geared to business owners and employees in HR, payroll, or accounting.

Class Date: Wednesdays, April 1 & April 8, 2020; 5:30-8:30 p.m. {3 hours} Instructor Ron Kremer; Room: 152 Dwyer Hall; Wright State University-Lake Campus; Cost $55 p/person


(*WSU-LC can cancel any class with little notice due to low enrollment)
**If campus closes due to inclement weather, classes may be rescheduled depending on availability.
For more information about our classes & services OR to register for any classes, please call Carol Jones at 419-586-0902 or