Events

Events

Continual skill development is integral for successful entrepreneurs on along their journey. Explore all of the the Institute’s events around the state for prospective and current business owners across any industry in any part of Wisconsin.

2019 BES: Increasing the Likelihood of Getting Your Business Funded (Rhinelander)

SBDCDecember 10, 2019 | 8 AM | Online


2019 Business Education Series: Increasing the Likelihood of Getting Your Business Funded (WEBINAR) Find out what it takes to get your business funded by doing your due diligence and planning before you approach a lender.
Speaker: Melissa Meschke, SBDC Director
Co-Sponsor: Rhinelander...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Business Success

SBDCDecember 11, 2019 | 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



NIH Presubmission Review

CTCDecember 12, 2019 | 12 PM | Online


Do you plan to submit to NIH by the January 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 th...

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NIH Presubmission Review

SBDCDecember 16, 2019 | 12 PM | Online


Do you plan to submit to NSF by the June 14th, 2017deadline? 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



Project Management Certificate Program

SBDCDecember 30, 2019 | 12 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Green Bay, Advance Business and Manufacturing Center, Green Bay

Topic: Managing a Business


The UW-Green Bay Project Management Certificate Program is an innovative and collaborative education opportunity that provides participants with a targeted and unique learning opportunity. The program is self-guided so participants can complete the learning activities according to their own sche...

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Fee: $2000.00



BES: Managing Your Online Presence (Wisconsin Rapids)

SBDCJanuary 8, 2020 | 8 AM | Heart of Wisconsin Chamber, Wisconsin Rapids


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 Starting a Business - Stevens Point

SBDCJanuary 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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Medical Innovation: Road to Patient Impact - Tales from the Trenches

CTCJanuary 15, 2020 | 11 AM | CTC Workshop, 8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee


Medical Innovation: Road to Patient Impact Tales from the Trenches Register Today to Secure your Spot Date: January 15, 2020 Time: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM Place: MCW - Alumni Center 8701 Watertown Plank Dr, Milwaukee, WI Join MCW Office of Technology Development, CTC and a panel of m...

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Launch into Leadership

SBDCJanuary 16, 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

SBDCJanuary 16, 2020 | 6 PM | 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

SBDCJanuary 16, 2020 | 6 PM | 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



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SBDCFebruary 4, 2020 | 12 AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW - Stevens Point, 032 Old Main Building, Stevens Point

Topic: Start-up Assistance


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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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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



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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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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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



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



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



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



Problem Solving and Decision Making

SBDCFebruary 25, 2020 | 12 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



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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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 | 5 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