Starting and Surviving in Business

A monthly workshop taught by members of SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) is provided free of charge for those wanting to start a business. Topics presented include:

  • Determining whether a sufficient market exists for your product or service
  • Developing a sound financial plan for your business
  • Resources needed for a successful business
  • Creating a thorough business plan

After completion of this workshop you can work with SCORE members or one of our Small Business Development Center counselors on an individual basis.

2017 Schedule - Central Wisconsin Locations:

Portage County Business Council 
Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
5501 Vern Holmes Dr, Stevens Point

January 11, 2017
March 8, 2017
May 10, 2017


July 12, 2017
September 13, 2017
November 8, 2017

Fox Valley Technical College 
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
1979 Godfrey Dr., Room 133, Waupaca
April 20, 2017
October 19, 2017
   

To register please do one of the following:

Register early to make sure you get into the session you want!

Writing a Business Plan? In-depth Entrepreneurial Training is offered periodically at a variety of locations. Call 715-346-3838 for current course schedule.
 
 
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2015 Economic Impacts

155 Face-to-Face Clients
• 300 Phone/Internet Clients
• 23 Businesses Started
$2,719,694 Client Capital 
 

Small Business
Development Center
UWSP Continuing Education
2100 Main Street, Rm 032
Stevens Point, WI 54481
715-346-3838

Email: Mary Wescott

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Diana Wilcott dwilcott@uwsp.edu or call 715-346-3861.