‘Your Keys to Business Success’ Seminar Is April 17

  • Location: Enterprise Center at Blackhawk Technical College, Monroe
  • Start Date: 04/17/2018
  • End Date: 04/17/2018

MONROE – Small business owners and potential entrepreneurs can learn how to overcome the challenges they may face in the early stages of business development during a two-hour coaching session Tuesday, April 17 in Monroe.

 Sponsored by Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin, the “Your Keys to Business Success” seminar will describe common early-stage challenges such as:

  • Business planning
  • Marketing
  • Access to capital
  • Cash flow management
  • Staffing
  • Legalities

In addition to highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing small business owners and entrepreneurs, the program will also explain the many free resources available for individuals.

The program begins at 6 p.m. at the new Enterprise Center at Blackhawk Technical College Monroe Campus, 210 4th Ave. (Enter at the north end of BTC, across from Alp & Dell Cheese Store.) It will be led by economic development professionals, local lending institutions and business advisors.

“Your Keys to Business Success” has been presented in several other Wisconsin cities, including Prairie du Chien, Richland Center, Dodgeville, Darlington and Platteville. This is the first time business development classes have been held in a series across Prosperity’s six-county service area. Future topic and classes may include marketing, cash flow management and business planning.

The program costs $10; high school and college students will pay the $10 to register but will be reimbursed at the end of the session. A link to register online can be found at www.prosperitysouthwest.com/business-resources. You can also find a link on Green County Development Corporation’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/GreenCountyDevelopment.

 Prosperity Southwest Wisconsin is made up of leading economic development organizations in Crawford, Grant, Green, Lafayette, Richland and Iowa counties. Member organizations include the Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, Grant County Economic Development Corporation, Platteville Area Industrial Development Corporation, Small Business Development Council, Southwest Technical College, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, Platteville Regional Chamber, Lafayette Development Corporation, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Southwest Wisconsin Community Action Program and the City of Cuba City.