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Entrepreneurial Training Program (Wausau)

Feb
25
2020
Tue 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
9 sessions ending Tue, Apr 21

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 is a 9 week course that provides an easy to follow, step by step process that shows you how to: - Answer the question – "Will people buy my product or service?" - Appeal to more customers - Develop a lender-ready business plan - Use time, money, and resources wisely Through instruction and guest speakers, the course serves those who are considering starting a business, owners of existing businesses struggling to get a handle on all the details, and those with successful companies they want to grow. ORIENTATION: A program orientation is scheduled for: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 5:30-7 p.m. Although the orientation is not a requirement, we recommend program registrants to attend. Books and materials will be given out to participants. The instructor will also be giving out homework and reading assignments due on the first day of class. The orientation is also for those that are unsure if the ETP program is a good fit for them. They may register for the orientation at: http://bit.ly/etps20-wo ________________________________________ PROGRAM TESTIMONIALS "This course is an eye opener and shows me the path to open a new business. Teaching is provided in a very friendly environment and the support staff is excellent not only during the training but also afterwards. They (support staff) are very resourceful and always ready to help." - Daljeet Rishi, Wausau "SBDC ETP class has changed my views on being in business. The amount of knowledge and practical business skills I have learned outweight the price ten-fold." - Brandon Loging, Stevens Point "The class had so much information - helpful in informing people what all is entailed to start a business. The class was also a great way to meet and network with new and potential small businesses!" - Becca Kaegi, Antigo

________________________________________ REGISTRATION FEE & GRANT SCHOLARSHIP: The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is offering qualified applicants Entrepreneurial Training Grants that cover most of the $1,000 course fee. The grant covers 75 percent of the tuition, REDUCING YOUR COST TO $250. Grant recipients must meet attendance requirements and complete a qualified business plan within 90 days of completion of the course or will otherwise be responsible for the remaining $750. TO APPLY FOR GRANT: Space in the course is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. REGISTER ONLINE AT uwbizgrants.org by creating an account and filling out the SBDC ETP grant application. Please make sure to choose Stevens Point SBDC as the ETP Host Organization. If you are a start-up and have not decided on a business name, please use your name for the business name. You may also skip the EIN question on the application. FEE PAYMENT After completing the grant application and upon grant approval, you will be sent a link to pay the $250 fee that needs to be completed before the start of the first class.


Fee: $ 1000.00

Phone: 715-346-3838

Location

Entrepreneurial and Education Center
100 N. 72nd Avenue, Wausau, WI 54401