Starting and Surviving in Business - Register Online!

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.


2016 schedule - Central Wisconsin Locations:

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

January 13, 2016
March 9, 2016
May 11, 2016

July 13, 2016
September 14, 2016
November 9, 2016

Fox Valley Technical College  Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
1979 Godfrey Dr, Waupaca
June 16, 2016
October 20, 2016

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.
Impacting Wisconsin's Economy 
Entrepreneurial Training Program Map

Federal Fiscal Year 2013 Economic Impacts

190 Face-to-Face Clients
452 Phone/Internet Clients
36 Businesses Started
$2,954,665 Client Capital 

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

Email: Mary Wescott


Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration