Events

Events

Explore all of the SBDC’s events around the state for prospective and current business owners looking to expand their skill set, network, receive guidance or connect to the Wisconsin entrepreneurial ecosystem. 

BES: Managing Your Online Presence (Stevens Point)

SBDCFebruary 4, 2020 | 7 AM | Portage County Business Council, Stevens Point


2020 Business Education Series: Managing Your Online Presence With the ever changing internet landscape and increased competition, learn tips and techniques on how to effectively use your time and resources to manage your online business presence. Platforms discussed will include website, G...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Business Success

SBDCFebruary 5, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - River Falls, River Falls

Topic: Business Basics


Have a business idea but don't know where to start or what to do next? In this class we will learn the building blocks and important steps to starting a successful business. Get answers to questions like: Will people buy my product/service? What type of business structure is best for me? How...

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Fee: No Cost



Critical Thinking and Decision Making Skills

SBDCFebruary 6, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Most people struggle and fret over important decisions and then spend considerable time second guessing or reversing their decisions. This behavior tends to erode their respect and credibility in a work environment. It also leads to high stress and an inability to perform work efficiently and ef...

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Fee: $249.00



Time Management: Work Smarter, Not Harder

SBDCFebruary 7, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


This class offers help for those who work in a rush, crisis, put out fires everyday mode. Do you know what the major time wasters are in corporations and how to combat them? Are you running from meeting to meeting then finding 100 emails, 50 text messages and a dozen voicemails awaiting you? L...

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Fee: $249.00



ETP - Parkside

SBDCFebruary 10, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Parkside, Room D127 Molinaro Hall, Kenosha

Topic: Business Basics


ETP is an intensive six-month process to help qualified applicants wanting to start a business or grow an existing business, and who want to write a high-quality business plan suitable for presentation to a bank. This is a grant-based program presented in cooperation with Wisconsin Economic Deve...

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Fee: $250.00



Purpose Driven Storytelling for your Business

SBDCFebruary 11, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Marketing and Sales


The story of your business will be told-whether you tell it or not. In order to avoid customer misunderstanding and market confusion, responsible businesses must learn what makes a story "stick" for an audience. Over the course of this class, Michael and Dave will use a "cooking model" to break ...

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Fee: $120.00



Orientation - Entrepreneurial Training Program (Stevens Point)

SBDCFebruary 11, 2020 | 5 PM | Location To Be Announced, TBA


Find out if ETP is right for you! Want to know what the Entrepreneurial Training Program is all about? You're in luck! We are hosting an orientation for those interested in the program and for those that have already registered. Meet the instructor and the Small Business Development Center...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Wausau

SBDCFebruary 12, 2020 | 6 PM | Entrepreneurial and Education Center, Wausau


Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market res...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Managing Your Online Presence (Merrill)

SBDCFebruary 13, 2020 | 8 AM | Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce & Information Center, Merrill


2020 Business Education Series: Managing Your Online Presence With the ever changing internet landscape and increased competition, learn tips and techniques on how to effectively use your time and resources to manage your online business presence. Platforms discussed will include website, G...

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Fee: No Cost



Fearless Performance Reviews

SBDCFebruary 13, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


Conducting performance reviews is often the most difficult part of managing others. How do you transform the traditional and often fear-inducing performance review into a more collaborative process? Learn about the Great Performance Management Cycle, methods for setting SMART goals, techniques ...

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Fee: $249.00



Leadership Essentials & Coaching

SBDCFebruary 13, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


This class includes the reasons why good leadership is important by providing insight into the aspects of effective leadership, roles and responsibilities of a successful leader. You will learn strategies needed for dealing with change, supervisory styles and how to utilize mentoring and coachin...

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Fee: $259.00



Orientation - Entrepreneurial Training Program (Antigo)

SBDCFebruary 13, 2020 | 5 PM | Northcentral Technical College - Antigo Campus, Antigo


Find out if ETP is right for you! Want to know what the Entrepreneurial Training Program is all about? You're in luck! We are hosting an orientation for those interested in the program and for those that have already registered. Meet the instructor and the Small Business Development Center...

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Fee: No Cost



Surviving Difficult Conversations

SBDCFebruary 14, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse, Wimberly Hall, Room 124, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees


During this highly interactive workshop, you will learn a set of powerful models, tools, and techniques for approaching difficult conversations with confidence and composure. When emotions run high and there is a lot on the line, you want to be able guide these difficult conversations toward pro...

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Fee: $249.00



BES: Managing Your Online Presence (Wausau)

SBDCFebruary 18, 2020 | 3 PM | UW-Stevens Point at Wausau, Wausau


2020 Business Education Series: Managing Your Online Presence With the ever changing internet landscape and increased competition, learn tips and techniques on how to effectively use your time and resources to manage your online business presence. Platforms discussed will include website, G...

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Fee: No Cost



Orientation - Entrepreneurial Training Program (Wausau)

SBDCFebruary 18, 2020 | 5 PM | Entrepreneurial and Education Center, Wausau


Find out if ETP is right for you! Want to know what the Entrepreneurial Training Program is all about? You're in luck! We are hosting an orientation for those interested in the program and for those that have already registered. Meet the instructor and the Small Business Development Center...

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Fee: No Cost



Entrepreneurial Training Program (Stevens Point)

SBDCFebruary 18, 2020 | 5 PM | Location To Be Announced, TBA


MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS - REGISTER FOR THE ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING PROGRAM The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is offered by the UW-Stevens Point Small Business Development Center. The class will be held at the UW-Stevens Point main campus. It is a 9 week course ...

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Fee: $1000.00



Business Success Series: Business Planning - Growing and Existing Strategies

SBDCFebruary 19, 2020 | 5 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior, Washburn County Economic Development Corporation, Washburn County

Topic: Start-up Assistance



Speaker: Andy Donahue
Co-Sponsor: Washburn County Economic Development Corporation
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Fee: No Cost



SHRM

SBDCFebruary 19, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison


Prepare with the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Madison's SHRM Learning System for CP/SCP course. Establish yourself as a globally-recognized human resource expert by earning the new standard in HR certification: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP?) and SHRM Senior Cert...

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Fee: No Cost



Communication & Delegation

SBDCFebruary 20, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Whether you are communicating with your employees, customers, or suppliers your ability to express yourself well and understand others is a major factor of your success. You will take the DiSC Personal Profile and use the results to strengthen your business relationships. You will leave the sess...

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Fee: $309.00



Entrepreneurial Training Program (Antigo)

SBDCFebruary 20, 2020 | 5 PM | Northcentral Technical College - Antigo Campus, Antigo


MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS - REGISTER FOR THE ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING PROGRAM The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is offered by the UW-Stevens Point Small Business Development Center. The class will be held at the Northcentral Technical College - Antigo campus. It i...

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Fee: $1000.00



ETP - Spring 2020 Rice Lake

SBDCFebruary 20, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Eau Claire, Eau Claire

Topic: Business Basics


Have a business idea but don't know where to start or what to do next? In this class we will learn the building blocks and important steps to starting a successful business. Get answers to questions like: Will people buy my product/service? What type of business structure is best for me? How...

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Fee: $250.00



Business Problem Solving and Decision Making

SBDCFebruary 25, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing a Business


In the fast-paced world of business, there is a constant need to make decisions quickly and often. Taking the right course of action in the face of any challenge or improving the level of quality we provide to our customers requires the development of a core set of skills. This program introduce...

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Fee: $259.00



Entrepreneurial Training Program (Wausau)

SBDCFebruary 25, 2020 | 5 PM | Entrepreneurial and Education Center, Wausau


MAKE AN INVESTMENT IN YOUR BUSINESS SUCCESS - REGISTER FOR THE ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING PROGRAM The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is offered by the UW-Stevens Point Small Business Development Center. The class will be held at the Northcentral Technical College - Antigo campus. It i...

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Fee: $1000.00



Strategic Planning

SBDCFebruary 26, 2020 | 12 PM | UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield, Marshfield


Learn how your mission, vision, and values drive your daily action steps and ultimately your success as a business. Free lunch provided. Must pre-register.
Speaker: Todd Kuckkahn, Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker & Melissa Meschke, Small Business Development Center Director
C...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Managing Your Online Presence (Waupaca)

SBDCFebruary 27, 2020 | 8 AM | Waupaca Area Chamber, Waupaca


2020 Business Education Series: Managing Your Online Presence With the ever changing internet landscape and increased competition, learn tips and techniques on how to effectively use your time and resources to manage your online business presence. Platforms discussed will include website, G...

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Fee: No Cost



Positive Power Plays:Skills for Conflict & Negotiation

SBDCFebruary 27, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


All leaders deal with conflict in one form or another. In this class you will learn how to turn conflict into collaborations and reach win-win resolutions. You will see conflict to clarify roles, relationships, and heighten creativity. Learning how to reach beyond the impasse and find solutions ...

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Fee: $259.00



Website Basics for Business

SBDCFebruary 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

SBDCMarch 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



Succession Planning

SBDCMarch 4, 2020 | 12 PM | UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield, Marshfield


Learn the importance of key person, family, and owner planning when it comes to the future success of your business.
Speaker: Todd Kuckkahn, Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker & Melissa Meschke, Small Business Development Center Director
Co-Sponsor: UW-Stevens Point Continuing ...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Managing Your Online Presence (Webinar)

SBDCMarch 10, 2020 | 8 AM | Online


2020 Business Education Series: Managing Your Online Presence With the ever changing internet landscape and increased competition, learn tips and techniques on how to effectively use your time and resources to manage your online business presence. Platforms discussed will include website, G...

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Fee: No Cost



Covey Effective Presentation Skills

SBDCMarch 10, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Taught as a one-day, facilitator-led program, the Effective Presentation Skills workshop helps individuals learn how to: Identify the presentation objectives, audience needs, and expectations Use the "Presentation Planner" tool Leverage powerful business communication and persuasion strategies,...

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Fee: $359.00



NIH Presubmission Review

CTCMarch 10, 2020 | 12 PM | Center For Technology Commercialization, Madison


Do you plan to submit to NIH by the April 5, 2020 deadline? 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 ...

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Fee: No Cost



Entrepreneurial Training Program

SBDCMarch 10, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - River Falls, UW - River Falls Hudson Center, Hudson

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 wi...

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Fee: $250.00



Recruitment and Retention

SBDCMarch 11, 2020 | 12 PM | UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield, Marshfield


Study the five-step talent engagement cycle to understand the importance of early and continuous engagement in recruiting and retaining your best employees.
Speaker: Todd Kuckkahn, Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker & Melissa Meschke, Small Business Development Center Director
C...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Marshfield

SBDCMarch 11, 2020 | 6 PM | Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marshfield


Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market res...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Managing Your Online Presence (Antigo)

SBDCMarch 12, 2020 | 8 AM | Northcentral Technical College - Antigo Campus, Antigo


2020 Business Education Series: Managing Your Online Presence With the ever changing internet landscape and increased competition, learn tips and techniques on how to effectively use your time and resources to manage your online business presence. Platforms discussed will include website, G...

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Fee: No Cost



Human Resources for the Non-HR Professional - Laws

SBDCMarch 12, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


If you are a business owner or manager of a small business without a dedicated HR expert on your staff, this is the program for your organization. If you have administrative staff that are performing HR duties as part of their responsibilities that are not HR experts they too will benefit. This ...

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Fee: $149.00



Supervisory Management One

SBDCMarch 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.
S...

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Fee: $489.00



Human Resources for the Non-HR Professional - Common Issues

SBDCMarch 19, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


If you are a business owner or manager of a small business without a dedicated HR expert on your staff, this is the program for your organization. If you have administrative staff that are performing HR duties as part of their responsibilities that are not HR experts they too will benefit. This ...

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Fee: $149.00



Building a Wix Website

SBDCMarch 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: $169.00



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Marshfield)

SBDCMarch 24, 2020 | 8 AM | Marshfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Marshfield


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



Fearless Leading for Performance & Accountability

SBDCMarch 24, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Your company's success depends on the commitment of each and every member of your team. This one-day class presents a model for managing employee performance and provides you with specific tools you can use set performance goals, documenting performance, maintain ongoing communication, manage pe...

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Fee: $274.00



Business Valuation and Buy-Sell Agreements

SBDCMarch 26, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing a Business


This half day class will help you understand how businesses are valued (and it's not what you hear on the street), what you can do to increase the value in your business and why, if you are not the sole owner, the buy-sell agreement is critical and needs to speak to all six triggering events.

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Fee: $149.00



ETP - Brown County (Spring 2020)

SBDCMarch 30, 2020 | 6 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay, Wood Hall, Room 202, Green Bay

Topic: Start-up Assistance


Successful business owners have a plan - let us help you build yours! Whether your business is growing or brand-new, writing a business plan is critical to building a profitable venture, especially to attract financing from lenders or investors. The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is ...

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Fee: $250.00



Leading with Emotional Intelligence

SBDCMarch 31, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Research by the Carnegie Institute concluded: "15% of success is technical skills - 85% is people skills." Emotional Intelligence is all about people skills - how well you know yourself and your emotions and how well you read and interact with others and their emotions. Learn about how the brain...

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Fee: $289.00



Launch into Leadership

SBDCApril 1, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Taking on new supervisory responsibilities is a great opportunity and challenge. Many in supervisory roles have learned either by trial and error or by following what was done by their predecessor. In most cases, this is not a very effective strategy. This one day workshop will get you going in ...

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Fee: $259.00



ETP - Sheboygan County (Spring 2020)

SBDCApril 1, 2020 | 5 PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay Sheboygan Campus, UW - Green Bay Sheboygan Campus, Sheboygan

Topic: Start-up Assistance


Successful business owners have a plan - let us help you build yours! Whether your business is growing or brand-new, writing a business plan is critical to building a profitable venture, especially to attract financing from lenders or investors. The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is ...

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Fee: $250.00



Leader Coach or Critic

SBDCApril 7, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


This one-day class will help you improve your power as a coach, helping your people grow and adapt to today's dynamic business demands as they learn new tasks, adapt to change, and develop their capabilities for today and the future. Through better coaching, you'll enhance your retention, maximi...

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Fee: $259.00



First Steps to Starting a Business - Stevens Point

SBDCApril 8, 2020 | 6 PM | Portage County Business Council, Stevens Point


Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market res...

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Fee: No Cost



ETP

SBDCApril 14, 2020 | 12 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Start-up Assistance


ETP is an intensive business planning training program designed to help qualified applicants wanting to start a business or grow an existing business, and who want to write a high-quality business plan suitable for presentation to a bank. This program is a comprehensive combination of courses, b...

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Fee: $250.00



BizSmart

SBDCApril 14, 2020 | 12 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Start-up Assistance


The Biz Smart Training for Entrepreneurs Class includes an overview of the business areas crucial to planning and running your business. The class then helps you apply them to a business plan that you can use as a roadmap for your business. This program is meant for entrepreneurs who are just st...

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Fee: $349.00



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Antigo)

SBDCApril 16, 2020 | 8 AM | Northcentral Technical College - Antigo Campus, Antigo


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



Lead with Integrity

SBDCApril 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



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Wisconsin Rapids)

SBDCApril 22, 2020 | 8 AM | Heart of Wisconsin Chamber, Wisconsin Rapids


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



Reading Financials

SBDCApril 22, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget


Learn accounting terminology and the financial language of business management, how to read the three financial statements, and how management decisions impact your firm's financial future. Learn accounting jargon, bookkeeping basics, the three types of financial statements, and how your managem...

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Fee: $149.00



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Waupaca)

SBDCApril 23, 2020 | 8 AM | Waupaca Area Chamber, Waupaca


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



Analyzing & Interpreting Financial Statements

SBDCApril 29, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget


Use your financial statements to take advantage of opportunities, improve business performance and discover problem areas. Compare company performance to industry standards. You will learn: How to make smart business decisions using your financial statements Types of financial analysis tools a...

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Fee: $149.00



Supervisory Management Two

SBDCApril 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



Digital Marketing & Social Media Conference

SBDCMay 1, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison


In this one day conference, area experts will give you actionable items that you can take away and implement into your business immediately. Bring your laptop, tablet or mobile device to take full advantage of working along with the experts by reviewing your website and social media accounts...

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Fee: $259.00



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Stevens Point)

SBDCMay 5, 2020 | 7 AM | Portage County Business Council, Stevens Point


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



Budget & Profit Planning

SBDCMay 6, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget


Learn the steps in the budgeting process. Predict sales volumes, estimate expenses and assess different business strategies. Prerequisite: Basics of financial management and Using Financial Statements or equivalent experience. You will learn: Sales and revenue budgeting techniques How to plan...

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Fee: $149.00



Managing Cash Flow

SBDCMay 13, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Cash Flow Management


Forecast and manage cash inflows and outflows to ensure available cash when needed. Develop a cash-flow plan and budget. Understand the difference between short and long-term growth. Prerequisite: Basics of financial management and Using Financial Statements or equivalent experience. You will ...

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Fee: $149.00



First Steps to Starting a Business - Waupaca

SBDCMay 13, 2020 | 6 PM | Waupaca Area Chamber, Waupaca


Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market res...

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Fee: No Cost



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Merrill)

SBDCMay 14, 2020 | 8 AM | Merrill Area Chamber of Commerce & Information Center, Merrill


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



QuickBooks Essentials

SBDCMay 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

SBDCMay 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



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Wausau)

SBDCMay 26, 2020 | 3 PM | UW-Stevens Point at Wausau, Wausau


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



Supervisory Management Three

SBDCMay 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



BES: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software (Webinar)

SBDCJune 9, 2020 | 8 AM | Online


2020 Business Education Series: Choosing the Right Small Business Accounting Software Learn the differences between the various accounting packages as well as differences in versions within each platform. Make accounting software decisions based on the proper fit and use of products as they...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Wisconsin Rapids

SBDCJune 10, 2020 | 6 PM | Heart of Wisconsin Chamber, Wisconsin Rapids


Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market res...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business - Stevens Point

SBDCJuly 8, 2020 | 6 PM | Portage County Business Council, Stevens Point


Thinking of starting a business but don't know where to begin? Join us for one of our upcoming First Steps to Starting a Business classes. Taught by experienced business owners, the class covers the following topics: - Coming up with your business idea - Prescreening your idea - Market res...

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Fee: No Cost



Launch into Leadership

SBDCJuly 10, 2020 | 12 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Taking on new supervisory responsibilities is a great opportunity and challenge. Many in supervisory roles have learned either by trial and error or by following what was done by their predecessor. In most cases, this is not a very effective strategy. This one day workshop will get you going in ...

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Fee: $259.00



The Art of Delegation

SBDCJuly 17, 2020 | 12 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Effective leaders, managers, supervisors, and project leaders become effective through the energy and results that those on their team bring to their work. This workshop explores strategies for establishing a positive environment that supports the delegation of important work - and then introduc...

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Fee: $149.00



Positive Power Plays:Skills for Conflict & Negotiation

SBDCJuly 24, 2020 | 8 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Madison, Room 3260 Grainger Hall, Madison

Topic: Managing Employees


Conflict is often perceived as a negative experience to be avoided at all costs. Yet conflict can lead to a better working relationship and more creative solutions if handled correctly. In this class, you will learn how to turn conflict into collaborations and reach win-win resolutions.
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Fee: $149.00



Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the relevant SBDC office or call 608-263-7794.