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Hire Badgers: Student Staffing Opportunities for Small Business

February 29, 2024 | 11:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

Did you know that the UW-Madison Work-Study Program, previously reserved for on-campus and non-profit organizations, has been expanded to small businesses - and, as of September 2023, even covers 50% of the wages earned? Or that many UW-Madison students pursue internship opportunities as a way to...

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Fee: No Cost



Spring 2024 - Virtual Entrepreneurial Training Program

February 29, 2024 | 6:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

Topic: Managing a Business

Orientation: Thursday, February 8, 2024 6 - 7:30 p.m.

Class Dates: Thursdays, February 29 - April 25 2024 6 - 9 p.m.

Location: Zoom


The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is offered by the Wisconsin Small Business De...

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Fee: $1000.00



Entrepreneurial Training Program - Spring 2024-Virtual (ZOOM)

February 29, 2024 | 6:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Facilitated by Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point Topic: Managing a Business

Orientation: 6:00pm-7:30pm, Thursday, February 8, 2024

Course Time and Dates: 6:00pm - 9:00pm - Thursdays, February 29, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, ...

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Fee: $200.00



Introduction to Financial Management

March 4, 2024 | 4:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

NOTE: This course includes 5 sessions, taking place on: Monday, March 4, 2024 from 4:00-5:45 pm CST, Monday, March 11, 2024 from 4:00-5:45 pm CST, Monday, March 18, 2024 from 4:00-5:45 pm CST, Monday, March 25, 2024 from 4:00-5:45 pm CST, Monday, April 8, 2024 from 4:00-5:45 pm CST Participants ...

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Fee: $259.00



Mastering Pricing Strategies: A Training for Small Business Owners (DP) - Virtual

March 7, 2024 | 9:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Mastering Pricing Strategies: A Training for Small Business Owners

Presented virtually on ZOOM.

Are you struggling with setting the right price for your products or services? Do you find it challenging to balance your costs with what your c...

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Fee: $80.00



Financial Management Series - Financial Statements & Terminology

March 7, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

The Financial Management Certificate Series is a series of classes for small business owners looking to learn more about financial statements, financial projections, financial terminology, and cash flow management strategies.

The certificate program has three sessions. You do not need to ...

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Fee: $69.00



Business Basics Bootcamp (DP) - Spring 2024 - Virtual

March 7, 2024 | 5:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay

Topic: Business Basics

Online minimum: 10

The Business Basics Bootcamp is a four-week course (meeting once a week) for those new to starting a business, seeking a refresher to increase business success, or having a desire to expand their small-scale business.

Presented li...

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Fee: $160.00



Corporate Transparency Act: New Federal Reporting Obligations

March 12, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Managing a Business

Effective January 1, 2024, the new reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) apply to millions of business and non-business entities. The CTA aims to provide law enforcement with information that can be used to combat money laundering, tax fraud and other illicit activities c...

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Fee: No Cost



I'm Doing Everything! How Value Planning Reduces Panic and Builds Value

March 13, 2024 | 11:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing a Business

While tax planning is a regular part of every entrepreneur's work cycle, value planning may have a bigger long-term impact. Given that your business is likely your largest asset, wouldn't you want to maximize its value?

For a business owner, retirement often translates into selling your bu...

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Fee: No Cost



NIH Presubmission Panel Review

March 14, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Do you plan to submit to NIH in April? Please register with CTC to participate in our free Presubmission Panel Review. CTC, in collaboration with a panel of expert reviewers, will simulate the NIH review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the January deadline. This re...

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Fee: No Cost



Highlights of Social Media and SEO

March 15, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Marketing and Sales

Highlights of Social Media and SEO is a one hour webinar for participants to learn the basics of digital marketing strategies. Participants will learn how to enhance their web presence by effectively connecting with prospective customers using a website, social media, and email. A strong...

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Fee: No Cost



Corporate Transparency Act: New Federal Reporting Obligations

March 20, 2024 | 5:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Managing a Business

Effective January 1, 2024, the new reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) apply to millions of business and non-business entities. The CTA aims to provide law enforcement with information that can be used to combat money laundering, tax fraud and other illicit activities c...

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Fee: No Cost



Financial Management Series - Financial Forecasts & Planning

March 21, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

The Financial Management Certificate Series is a series of classes for small business owners looking to learn more about financial statements, financial projections, financial terminology, and cash flow management strategies.

The certificate program has three sessions. You do not need to ...

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Fee: $69.00



Improving Work Ethic and Personal Responsibility (SM Elective)

March 26, 2024 | 8:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Managing Employees

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) conducts worker surveys of the state workforce and consistently finds at the top of the training needs list is "work ethic." Other nationwide surveys have been conducted with the same exact results. Does your organization stru...

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Fee: $139.00



Conflict Resolution with the Empathy Method (SM Elective)

March 26, 2024 | 1:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Managing Employees

Nothing can undermine team productivity like unresolved, festering conflict! It creates undertow in the team and prevents it from high performance. This session provides a proven, multi-step empathy method for resolving individual and team conflict. Through several interactive case studies and th...

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Fee: $139.00



Financial Management Series - Cash Flow Management

April 4, 2024 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Cash Flow Management

The Financial Management Certificate Series is a series of classes for small business owners looking to learn more about financial statements, financial projections, financial terminology, and cash flow management strategies.

The certificate program has three sessions. You do not need to ...

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Fee: $69.00



Human Resources (HR) Basics for Non-HR Professionals (ONLINE)

April 10, 2024 | 8:30AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

THIS CLASS IS ONLINE

For most small business owners and managers, there is a wide gap between hiring your first employee(s) and bringing on an HR manager or team of HR professionals. Yet in the meantime, there are a lot of legal details and best practices to know to best p...

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Fee: $289.00



Buy-Sell Agreements

April 29, 2024 | 11:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing a Business

If you are in business with other people, the reality is that at some point, you will not be. As with any personal or professional partnership, communication is key. By working together to create a buy-sell agreement - before someone leaves the business - you can create a strong foundation for yo...

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Fee: No Cost



Wisconsin Tax Seminar for New Businesses

April 30, 2024 | 10:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Tax Planning

In this New Business Seminar, hosted by The Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) you will gain a basic understanding of Wisconsin's tax laws.

Topics may include:

Business tax registration Withholding tax information Sales and use tax information Other business taxes Electronic fili...

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Fee: No Cost



Business Basics Bootcamp (DP) - Spring 2024 - Virtual

May 1, 2024 | 5:30PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay

Topic: Business Basics

Online minimum: 10

The Business Basics Bootcamp is a four-week course (meeting once a week, virtually) for those new to starting a business, seeking a refresher to increase business success, or having a desire to expand their small-scale business....

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Fee: $160.00

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