Starting and Surviving in Business

A monthly workshop taught by members of SCORE 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.

​ ​2018 Meetings

6:30-9:30 p.m.

Portage County Business Council
5501 Vern Holms Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54482​ ​

​January 10, 2018July 11, 2018​
​March 14, 2018​September 12, 2018
​May 9, 2018​November 14, 2018

Register today!

  1. Click here to register online.

  2. Call the SBDC at 715-346-3838.

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 

YTD 2017 Economic Impacts

106 Face-to-Face Clients
• 350 Phone/Internet Clients
• 23 Businesses Started
$2,901,985 Client Capital 

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

Email: Melissa Meschke


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.