UW-Parkside Classes

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


October 5, 2020 | 6:00PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Parkside, Room D127 Molinaro Hall, Kenosha

Topic: Start-up Assistance

The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is offered by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Parkside. It is a 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 and guest speakers, the course serves those who are considering starting a business, owners of existing businesses struggling to get a handle on all the details, and those with successful companies they want to grow.

Find out if ETP is right for you. There is an orientation on Oct 5th 6pm to 7:30pm. Email Barb Fischer-Galley at to register.

Space in the course is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration Fee 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 percent of the tuition, reducing your cost to $250. Grant recipients must meet attendance requirements and complete a qualified business plan within 90 days of completion of the course or will otherwise be responsible for the remaining $750. Space in the course is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Email Barb Fischer-Galley at for any information.



Fee: $1000.00

Behavior Based Workplace Solutions Series Webinar

October 16, 2020 | 12:00PM | Online

Topic: Managing Employees

Behavior Based Workplace Solutions Series Webinar:

It is often said that engaged and empowered employees provide the ultimate return on investment. Yet, sometimes we miss the opportunity to step back from the daily grind and be intentional on how we focus on the needs of ourselves, our fellow employees and the operations that we support or lead. In this one-hour webinar, Ed Egan, a Work Process Coach, with 25+ years of experience and owner of Double E Workplace Solutions LLC will engage participants in a discussion focused on behavior-based, customizable, and cost-effective workplace solutions that enable organizational effectiveness, career development and personal growth. The courses we are planning over the next couple of months will focus on the following topics:

1-Employee Development Planning

2-Goal Setting for Continuous Improvement

3-Problem Solving by Identifying Root Causes



Fee: No Cost

Contact the SBDC at UW-Parkside

Whether you’re not sure where to start or ready to make a leap, our experts are here to offer trusted insights and industry-specific advice. Get started with the SBDC, serving Wisconsin’s small businesses since 1980.