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. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Diana Wilcott or call 715-346-3861.