Entrepreneurial Training Program
Please check back for Fall 2015 dates.
6:30 to 9:15 p.m.
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education
Conference Room | 210 Water Street, Eau Claire, WI
Understanding the full scope of what it takes to start and run a small business is overwhelming. The Entrepreneurial Training Program is a resourceful set of classes designed specifically to help you develop a solid plan and learn what it takes to build a thriving business.
Put your business idea to the test
Build a business plan that will attract investment
Explore real-world possibilities
Reduce costly trial and error and increase your chances of success
Get answers to your tough questions from our experienced facilitators and instructors
Use case studies, activities and readings to learn how others like you succeeded
- Utilize weekly feedback to make your plan work
- Learn how to alter your plan early on to increase your chance of success
- Lean Start-Up Business Model Canvas
- Writing a Business Plan
- Financial Management
- Basic Accounting and Finance
- Legal and Risk Management
- Marketing Needs and Planning
- E-Commerce and Web Site Development
- Customer Service and Time Management
- Hiring and HR Issues
- Record Keeping and Taxes
Fees and Descriptions
Option A – Lean Start-Up Only
This option is for the first three weeks (Lean Start-Up) only. You will work with the Business Model Canvas process and learn to reduce time and errors in your business growth. Cost is $300.
Option B – Full Program, Without the Extras
This includes the entire program (Lean Start-Up and business plan discussions) but does not include the requirement of a business plan submission nor business plan counseling. Cost is $750.
Option C – Full Program, With Business Plan and Counseling
This option is for the entire program AND the submission of a business plan with counseling. The cost is only $250 if you complete the program requirements. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will provide the remaining $750 in tuition assistance. That’s $1000 worth of concise small business training for $250! Fill out an application to qualify for tuition assistance.
- Understand that if you do NOT complete and submit a business plan, you will be charged an additional $750.
- You must submit an application and wait for approval.
For more information please contact the UW-Eau Claire Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at (715) 836-5811 or email ETP@uwec.edu
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at 715-836-5811, or use the Wisconsin Relay System by dialing 7-1-1-715-836-5811.
I’m looking for funding and need help writing a business plan.
I have all these ideas...maybe I’ll start a business. But for now all I want to do is learn more about business in general.
I’m a small business owner and want to learn more about accounting and the administrative side of running a business.