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The HIVE - Sponsored Events

In partnership with the Hampton Roads Workforce Council and Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development, VWU is offering the following professional development workshops at no cost to you. Our goal is to make the workshop series accessible to anyone who may be interested in learning, collaborating with community members, and/or growing their entrepreneurial skills.​

The below information is for the next classes that are offered in person or virtually. Registration is required.

Microsoft Excel Certification TrainingAugust 15 - October 5
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE
Supply Chain Management A-Z: Operations and Logistics BasicAugust 15 - October 5
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereThe HIVE

Help Desk Prep WorkshopAugust 15 - October 5
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.HereVirginia Wesleyan University

Google Web Design with Certificate of CompletionAugust 16 - October 6


6 p.m. - 8 p.m.Here

Virginia Wesleyan University

Project Management Essentials with CAPM PrepAugust 20 - October 8


8 p.m. - noonHereThe HIVE
Free Credit & Money Management WorkshopAugust 23, 20224:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.Here


August BizConnect Networking/CoffeeAugust 24, 2022

10 a.m.

HereThe HIVE
Free Small Business Development WorkshopsAugust 18noon to 1:30 p.m.HereThe HIVE
Free Small Business Development WorkshopsAugust 25noon to 1:30 p.m.HereThe HIVE


  • Virginia Wesleyan University: 5817 Wesleyan Dr., Virginia Beach
  • The HIVE: 140 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach

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Virtual SWaM Business Informational and Training Sessions

The SWaM Business Office is providing resources and trainings to assist small, women, and minority-owned businesses, including service-disabled/veteran-owned businesses in obtaining contracts with the City of Virginia Beach.

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