Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) is offered by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point is a 8-9 week course that provides an easy to follow, step by step process that shows your for-profit business 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, guest speakers, and counseling, 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.
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% of the tuition, reducing your cost to $250.
Grant recipients must meet attendance requirements, complete a business plan within 90 days of completion of the course, and participate in at least one hour of no-cost consulting with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Stevens Point, or will otherwise be responsible for the remaining $750.
Space in the ETP is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Register early to ensure there is enough time to complete a pre-class consultation with your assigned SBDC counselor.Online registration will be open soon!
You will be contacted by the SBDC following receipt of the application.
Since 2013, 537 students have completed the course statewide, including 40 veterans and 73 minorities.