Entrepreneurial Training Program
Are you ready to launch a business? Do you need help writing a business plan? You’ve come to the right place!
The Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) offered by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-Milwaukee provides the tools you need for idea generation and business model validation. Through instruction, guest speakers and coaching, 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 that they want to grow. Learn how to identify and appeal to customers, apply for financing and manage your company efficiently.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is offering qualified applicants Entrepreneurial Training Grants that cover 75% of the course fee, reducing your cost to $250 when you meet grant requirements. Per funding guidelines, this grant is intended for small businesses only, not intended for Nonprofit Organizations.
For more information, call program manager Jason Mueller at 414-227-3129. Application for the grant must be completed for consideration and can be found here:
Who Should Attend
- Entrepreneurs who need to write a business plan
- Startups needing to learn the fundamentals
- Existing businesses who want to use Lean to expand
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Create a business plan document
- Understand business canvas techniques
- Familiarize yourself with financials for operating
First Steps to Starting a Business, basic Microsoft Office skills in Word and Excel
Must complete the ETP grant application to be considered for the $750 grant reimbursement
Receive specific help and resources for your business or idea. Click the link below to get started!
Assistance Request Form
All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.
Date: 10 Tue., Sept 11-Nov 13
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education
Instructor: Mary Pangman Schmitt
Fee: $250 Total course fee of $1000, $750 grant upon completion of program requirements, call SBDC at 414-227-3129 to learn more!
Enrollment Limit: 25
Program Number: 5125-10132
Registration Deadline: Mon., Sept. 10