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Entrepreneurial Training Program - Fall 2023 - Manitowoc County

Thu 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
8 sessions ending Thu, Nov 9
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 eight efficient sessions to help you develop a plan for a thriving, profitable business. In this program, you will learn to identify customers, determine their needs and analyze that information into a feasible plan for starting or growing your business. • Organize and better manage your business. • Identify opportunities and market your business. • Understand and get your business financials in order. • Get funding for your business. • Write a detailed, comprehensive business plan OR complete a written business plan workbook. • Network with other entrepreneurs. • Develop a network with small business support services. ***One-time Scholarship Opportunity Available*** Cost of Course: The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will offer qualified applicants an Entrepreneur Training Grant* that covers 75% of the $1,000 course fee, reducing the cost to $250. Additionally, Progress Lakeshore Foundation is offering a limited number of $200 Scholarships*, bringing your final cost to $50! Space in the course is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To receive the grant and scholarship participants must apply, complete the course, and complete a business plan or workbook within 90 days of finishing the course. Participants who accept these funding opportunities, but do not complete the course, will be responsible for the entire course fee of $1,000. Grant Application Process to Apply for the WEDC Grant ($750): The Green Bay SBDC will be contacting those that have registered for the course and paid the registration fee for next steps in the grant process. To apply for the Progress Lakeshore Foundation Scholarship ($200), please contact Ann Flad-Jesion at Grant and scholarship recipients must attend at least 75% of classes and complete a business plan/workbook within 90 days of finishing the course, or recipients will be responsible for the full $1,000. Class Dates: Sept 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 2023



Fee: $ 50.00

Payment can be made online with Credit Card

Phone: 920-366-9065


Progress Lakeshore
202 N. 8th St., Suite 101 Manitowoc, WI 54220