UW-River Falls Classes

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

Entrepreneurial Training Program

September 13, 2022 | 5:30PM | St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center, River Falls

Topic: Business Basics

Do it right with a solid, researched and tested plan for optimum success. Beneficial for pre-venture through mature businesses in any industry and any size. Learn from the experts and those who have 'been there done that'. Find out if customers want what you have to offer and what they are wil...

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Fee: $250.00



Statewide Online Events

Explore the following online business education options that can be accessed from anywhere.


Onboarding for Employee Retention

June 1, 2022 | 9:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing Employees

Lately, everyone is talking about "The Great Resignation" and its impact on employee staffing across nearly every industry. So what is an employer to do? While recruitment and hiring are key elements of the process, successfully retaining new employees requires more than just an offer letter.

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Fee: $99.00



June - First Steps to Starting a Business

June 1, 2022 | 7:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin?

Join us for our 3-part live-stream webinar: First Steps to Starting a Business. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics:

  • Coming up with your business idea
  • ...
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Fee: No Cost



NSF Program Overview & Project Planning

June 2, 2022 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Find out if your R&D project qualifies for funding through the National Science Foundation's SBIR or STTR programs and learn how to lay the groundwork for your NSF SBIR/STTR project. In this virtual training we'll discuss the steps needed to get your proposal started, how to communicate ...

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Fee: No Cost



NSF Presubmission Panel Review

June 8, 2022 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Do you plan to submit to NSF this June? If so, please register with CTC to participate in our free Presubmission Panel Review. CTC, in collaboration with a panel of expert reviewers, will simulate the NSF review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the June close of...

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Fee: No Cost



Anatomy of a Term Sheet

June 21, 2022 | 1:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

The SBIR Advance program is aimed at helping you achieve commercial milestones to gain traction for investor readiness, but what happens once you get your foot in the door? It is likely you will have conversations with investors about term sheets. This session will cover term sheet basics an...

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Fee: No Cost



Biz Smart Sprint

July 14, 2022 | 4:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Start-up Assistance

To learn more about this course, visit https://sbdc.wisc.edu/start-a-business/biz-smart-sprint/

Participants must register for all 6 dates.

Biz Smart Sprint is your introduction into the world of entrepreneurship. In this live, virtual 6-week course, you will learn the building blo...

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Fee: $179.00



August - First Steps to Starting a Business

August 3, 2022 | 7:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point

Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin?

Join us for our 3-part live-stream webinar: First Steps to Starting a Business. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics:

  • Coming up with your business idea
  • ...
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Fee: No Cost



A+ Decision Making: Choose The Right Strategy The First Time

August 15, 2022 | 9:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Managing a Business

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Fee: No Cost



NIH Presubmission Panel Review

August 15, 2022 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Do you plan to submit to NIH this September? 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 September deadl...

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Fee: No Cost



Demystifying the Pro Forma: Building Financial Projections

August 17, 2022 | 1:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

Learn more at UW-Madison SBDC - https://sbdc.wisc.edu/manage-your-business/demystifying-pro-forma/

By joining us for this overview session, you will build a solid foundation of concepts that can help you under...

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Fee: No Cost

Contact the SBDC at UW-River Falls

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.