Workforce development, training and employer resources
For more details on all of the training and employer resources available in Racine and southeastern Wisconsin and which might be right for you, contact us using the form at the bottom of the page.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Provides business coaching, lending assistance, marketing and strategic development planning, market analysis and tech venture support.
Gateway Technical College
Provides the following resources:
- Business and Workforce Solutions
- Customized training: Comprehensive employee training for your business needs
- Workforce Advancement Training (WAT) Grants
- Integrated Manufacturing and Engineering Technology (IMET) Center – Fab Lab: Digital fabrication incubator offering 3D printing and prototype development
Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC)
Provides existing and start-up businesses technical assistance, loans up to $250,000, financial management and networking.
Racine County Economic Development Corp (RCEDC)
Offering business development, expansion, relocation and retention services for local, regional and international markets. Also specializing in brownfield redevelopment and market research services.
Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce (RAMAC)
Regional Chamber of Commerce that hosts business networking and executive development events.
Legacy Redevelopment Corporation
Provides financing and technical assistance to eligible microenterprises.
Accredited college with courses and recent graduates specializing in accounting, finance, economics, international political economy, management and marketing.
Hispanic Business and Professional Association (HBPA)
The HBPA promotes, assists and encourages entrepreneurial endeavors of Hispanic professionals and business owners.
Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps (GLCCC)
Certification program teaching first responder disaster preparation, lead/asbestos abatement, Commercial Driving License and fork-truck training and work-SAFE procedures.
Racine County Workforce Solutions
Offering employee recruitment and market-response training programs including specialty welding, CNC and web development.
ResCare Workforce Services
Job center services to attract, train and retain talented employees.
Higher Expectations for Racine County
Supporting evidence-based and data-driven business decisions and workforce development initiatives.
Entrepreneur assistance, networking, free hour of assistance, resource advising (legal, business plans, human resources, insurance, taxes), mentor pairing, newsletter.
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
Experienced, retired business experts offer mentoring, online tools, workshops and guidance to small business owners.