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Entrepreneurial Education Program

Entrepreneurial Education Program

Wednesday , Mar 02, 2022

Nine Week Business Plan Series

The Entrepreneurial Educational Program (EEP) offered by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Stevens Point as a 9 week course providing 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 and guest speakers, 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.


Spring 2022 | In-Person Class

Class Dates/Times

Wednesdays, March 23 - May 18, 2022

5:30-8:30 p.m.

Location

Nicolet College

5364 College Drive

Rhinelander, WI 54501

Cost

Program fee is $1000 but through Nicolet College and the SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program, this program is available at no-cost to participants. Textbook will also be provided at no additional cost.

Registration

Space in the course is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Must register to participate. Please register online: bit.ly/ETP-RSP22

Proven Impact

Since 2013, 537 students have completed the course statewide, including 40 veterans and 73 minorities.


Testimonials from past participants

"ETP was the education and support I needed to take my business ideas to reality."- Logan Erickson, Mosinee

"Great program! Very informative and helped tie my business administration education all together into a relevant business concept." - Cecil

“I enjoyed my time in the ETP program. Learning the general business concepts to apply to my current business will prove to be helpful as we continue to grow and expand. -Quyen Hom, Stevens Point

“Wonderful course. The knowledge that Jeff shared is priceless. This class gives me the tools and the confidence to succeed in my current business and any future ventures I begin. Thank you" - Dawn Provost, Stevens Point

"The ETP was a great program to attend and provided insight on what it really takes to start up a business. Not only that, but offered resources that one typically would not know about just by using an internet search engine. - Chee Yang, Wausau

“SBDC ETP Class has changed my views on being in business. The amount of knowledge and practical business skills I have learned outweigh the price ten-fold." - Brandon Loging, Stevens Point

"I've enjoyed sharing my own business ideas and hearing the ideas of others. I've learned so much about business planning/operations and I look forward to opening my business and following the success of my classmates. - Emily Abbott, Stevens Point

"This class really helped with understanding the daily workings of any small business and we recommend it to anyone who is even thinking of starting a business. - Adam and Kelsey Jacobs, Antigo


The Wisconsin SBDC Network is a proud part of the Institute of Business and Entrepreneurship in the UW-System. 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 by contacting us at 715-346-3838.

FOR MORE INFO:

Please contact the SBDC at 715-346-3838 or visit uwsp.edu/etp


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