Workshops

First Steps


First Steps in Starting Your Own Business Workshop

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? First Steps in Starting Your Own Business is a two-hour, quarterly workshop, held on the first Tuesday of the month and is open to the public. This workshop is a collaborative effort by Racine County Workforce Solutions and Kenosha Area Business Alliance and focuses on questions entrepreneurs may face when taking the leap. Some topics include: business plan development, market feasibility, financial and lender resources, and Small Business Administration (SBA) resources.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 
First Steps  |  Kenosha 

Cost 
$10 per registrant 


 


Introduction to International Trade

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside is proud to announce our new Introduction to International Trade workshop in partnership with Shirley Malski and The O Co-Working Space.

 Key Program Topics:

  • Why bother with international trade?
  • Introduction to international trade
  • Shipping challenges
  • Compliance concerns
  • Cash flow & tax strategies
  • Market assessments
  • Export grand & trade financing supplements
  • International trade resources

WHEN
January 17  |  9-11 am

WHERE
The O Co-Working Space
5823 6th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140

Register Here 

 


Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP)

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside is proud to announce our new Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP). ETP is an intensive six-month process to help qualified applicants wanting to start a business or grow an existing business, and who want to write a high-quality business plan suitable for presentation to a bank. This is a grant-based program presented in cooperation with Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation WEDC to qualified applicants.

 Key Program Features

  • Face-to-Face classes
  • Individual Business Planning Consulting outside of class time
  • Networking with other Entrepreneurs
  • Bank Ready Business Plan Upon Completion
  • Guest Speakers from the Community Including:
    • Huntington Bank
    • Community State Bank
    • CenTrust Bank
    • SBDC Successful Clients

Is ETP right for you?

For more information or to apply for the program please call our Program Assistant Tessa at (262)595-3362. She will go through a list of questions with you to help evaluate whether or not the program will be a good fit.

Once the questionnaire is completed you will be contacted by our Business Consultant Mary Fischer-Tracy who will talk to you about your business and whether or not you will be accepted to the program.

Start date
February 4, 2019

To register
Complete this form and return it to: sbdc@uwp.edu 

 


For more information please call 262-595-3362 or visit www.parksidesbdc.com. 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 Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Parkside, 900 Wood Road Kenosha, WI 53144. 

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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