The Entrepreneurial Training Program 9 Week
Business Plan Series
The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) offered by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point is a 8-9 week course that provides an easy to follow, step by step process that shows you how to:
• Answer the question - “Will people buy my product or service?”
• Appeal to more customers
• Develop a lender ready business plan
• Use time, money, and resources wisely
Through instruction, guest speakers, and counceling, the course serves those who are considering starting a business, owners of exsisting businesses struggling to get a handle on all the details, and those with successful companies they wnat to grow.
2018 Location and Dates
- University of Wisconsin Stevens Point (location to be determined), Tuesdays from February 6-April 3, 6-9 p.m
- Wausau Entrepreneurial & Education Center, Tuesdays from April 10-June 5, 6-9 p.m.
Veterans and their family (spouse/children) may be eligible for a stipend upon successful completion of ETP. Call 715-346-3861 for more details.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is offering qualified applicants Entrepreneurial Training Grants that cover most of the $1,000 course fee. The grant covers 75% of the tuition, reducing your cost to $250.
Grant recipients must meet attendance requirements, complete a business plan within six months from start of course and participate in at least one hour of no-cost business consulting with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point.
Space in the ETP is limited and will be filled on a first-come/first-served basis. Registration deadline is the start of class.
Since 2003, over 1,900 students have completed the class statewide with over 50% starting a new business or growing their existing business.