UW-La Crosse Classes

Explore classes that will help you develop the skills you need for your business to thrive.

Website Basics for Business

February 27, 2020 | 4 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Marketing and Sales


Learn a specific 10-step process to getting your business Web site online. Everything from how to register a domain name to learning how to accept payments. More specifically, this 2.5 hour workshop will cover the following topics: - Develop a budget - Register domain name - Select a W...

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Fee: $30.00



Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) - Spring 2020

March 3, 2020 | 5 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Start-up Assistance


The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) provides the tools you need for business idea testing and business model improvement. Through instruction, guest speakers and coaching, the course serves those who are considering starting a business, owners of existing businesses struggling to get a h...

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Fee: $250.00



Supervisory Management One

March 19, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Supervisory managers are uniquely positioned to influence and impact performance provided they have the right skills and knowledge. Learn how you can make the transition to your new role smoother and less stressful. Explore leadership styles, motivation techniques, and coaching strategies.
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Fee: $489.00



Building a Wix Website

March 19, 2020 | 4 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Marketing and Sales


This class is a hands-on opportunity to build your own Wix website under the guidance of a professional web developer. The first session (on March 19) will help participants create their Wix account; choose a template; and learn how to use the editor to build pages; add text, images, and links;...

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Fee: $99.00



UWL Building Your Brand Lab - Session 1

March 30, 2020 | 4 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, La Crosse

Topic: Marketing and Sales


Building Your Brand Lab Are you a small business owner? Do you need help creating or updating a business website? Are you trying to establish your brand or create an online presence. Are you struggling with where to start or what to do next? The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SB...

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Fee: No Cost



UWL Building Your Brand Lab - Session 2

April 6, 2020 | 4 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, La Crosse

Topic: Marketing and Sales


Building Your Brand Lab Are you a small business owner? Do you need help creating or updating a business website? Are you trying to establish your brand or create an online presence. Are you struggling with where to start or what to do next? The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SB...

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Fee: No Cost



Lead with Integrity

April 16, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Great leaders are people of integrity and live their lives in accordance with a value system. Great leaders also have a combination of traits that help inspire people to do and be their best. Learn why it is important to gain clarity (your Core Values) on who you are and the positive, affirming...

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Fee: $249.00



UWL Building Your Brand Lab - Session 3

April 20, 2020 | 4 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, La Crosse

Topic: Marketing and Sales


Building Your Brand Lab Are you a small business owner? Do you need help creating or updating a business website? Are you trying to establish your brand or create an online presence. Are you struggling with where to start or what to do next? The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SB...

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Fee: No Cost



UWL Building Your Brand Lab - Session 4

April 27, 2020 | 4 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, La Crosse

Topic: Marketing and Sales


Building Your Brand Lab Are you a small business owner? Do you need help creating or updating a business website? Are you trying to establish your brand or create an online presence. Are you struggling with where to start or what to do next? The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center ("SB...

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Fee: No Cost



Supervisory Management Two

April 30, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Leadership development resumes in four key areas (1) orienting people to your work unit, (2) understanding communication behaviors, (3) managing time, and (4) delegation. We build on the skills learned in the first seminar and focus on maintaining a productive work group.
Speaker: Scott Dick...

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Fee: $489.00



QuickBooks Essentials

May 14, 2020 | 12 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget


In this program you will learn the basic features of QuickBooks (desktop version). This program is best suited for people who want to start using QuickBooks or have recently started using QuickBooks. Topics include: -Entering transactions -Producing invoices and checks -Setting up vendors, custo...

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Fee: $69.00



QuickBooks Advanced

May 21, 2020 | 12 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget


To get the most out of an accounting software package, you need to customize it for your business. In this half-day session you will learn to customize QuickBooks forms and reports to fit your unique business needs. You will also learn how to enter estimates and produce progress invoices and tra...

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Fee: $69.00



Supervisory Management Three

May 28, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Communicating clear, specific expectations to people is critical for operational effectiveness. Giving feedback during day-to-day coaching sessions and during formal performance reviews is an essential skill. We discuss why there is resistance to performance assessment, how to establish job exp...

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Fee: $489.00



Supervisory Management One

September 24, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Supervisory managers are uniquely positioned to influence and impact performance provided they have the right skills and knowledge. Learn how you can make the transition to your new role smoother and less stressful. Explore leadership styles, motivation techniques, and coaching strategies.
S...

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Fee: $489.00



Stress Reduction, Balance & Healthy Living

October 8, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


This session focuses on specific techniques to help you stay physically healthy and mentally balanced by controlling your daily thoughts from the time you get up in the morning to the time you go to bed at night. Medical research studies in the field of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) have clearly d...

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Fee: $249.00



New Economy Supervision: Modern Methods for Today's Managers

October 9, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


People today are rapidly being moved from task-oriented positions to supervisory positions with little or no training. This session provides basic supervisory "boot camp" training to build confidence by providing core leadership skills to become a successful modern day supervisor or lead. Partic...

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Fee: $249.00



Supervisory Management Two

October 29, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Leadership development resumes in four key areas (1) orienting people to your work unit, (2) understanding communication behaviors, (3) managing time, and (4) delegation. We build on the skills learned in the first seminar and focus on maintaining a productive work group.
Speaker: Scott Dick...

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Fee: $489.00



The Art of Delegation

November 12, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Delegation is more than just getting work off of your desk and onto the desks of others. Delegation involves creating a clear, shared vision of the great results that you and your "partners" want to create and aligning other people's energy and actions toward achieving these outcomes. This semi...

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Fee: $249.00



Understanding and Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

November 13, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


The research is in: it's not how smart you are that determines your success in life, it's how emotionally intelligent you are. This workshop introduces the concept of emotional intelligence, identifies the competencies of emotional intelligence, and guides you in developing a plan for growing yo...

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Fee: $249.00



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