UW-La Crosse Classes

Explore classes that will help you develop the skills you need for your business to thrive.

QuickBooks Online

December 9, 2021 | 9:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW - La Crosse

Topic: Business Accounting and Budget

QuickBooks Online (QBO) is a training program that will demonstrate how to use this accounting software system to help manage the financial side of your business. The program will show participants how this software system helps a business: . Perform general ledger accounting activities, includin...

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Fee: No Cost



Stress Reduction, Balance & Healthy Living

January 18, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

This session focuses on specific techniques to help you stay physically healthy and mentally balanced by controlling your daily thoughts from the time you get up in the morning to the time you go to bed at night. Medical research studies in the field of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) have clearly de...

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Fee: $249.00



New Economy Supervision: Modern Methods for Today's Managers

January 19, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

People today are rapidly being moved from task-oriented positions to supervisory positions with little or no training. This session provides basic supervisory "boot camp" training to build confidence by providing core leadership skills to become a successful modern day supervisor or lead. Partici...

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Fee: $249.00



Supervisory Management One

January 21, 2022 | 12:00PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Supervisory managers are uniquely positioned to influence and impact performance provided they have the right skills and knowledge. Learn how you can make the transition to your new role smoother and less stressful. Explore leadership styles, motivation techniques, and coaching strategies.

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Fee: $489.00



Critical Thinking and Decision-Making Skills

February 24, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Most people struggle with critical thinking skills for process improvement, decision making and problem solving. This class provides tools and techniques to make this much easier! You will learn how to do process mapping, plan "Kaizen" process improvement events, uncover wasted time, improve safe...

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Fee: $249.00



Time Management: Work Smarter, Not Harder

February 25, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

This class offers great stress relief for those who work in a rush, crisis, "put out fires everyday" mode. Learn how to work more efficiently and combat the ten major time wasters. Save time on the phone, set work/personal life goals, develop a short-term balanced life plan, organize your worksp...

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Fee: $249.00



The Art of Delegation

March 2, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Delegation is more than just getting work off of your desk and onto the desks of others. Delegation involves creating a clear, shared vision of the results that you and your "partners" expect and aligning other people's energy and actions toward achieving these outcomes. This seminar covers the b...

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Fee: $249.00



Understanding and Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

March 3, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

The research is in: it's not how smart you are that determines your success in life, it's how emotionally intelligent you are. This workshop introduces the concept of emotional intelligence, identifies the competencies of emotional intelligence, and guides you in developing a plan for growing you...

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Fee: $249.00



Supervisory Management Two

March 4, 2022 | 12:00PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Supervisory Management Two:

Leadership development resumes in four key areas (1) orienting people to your work unit, (2) understanding communication behaviors, (3) managing time, and (4) delegation. We build on the skills learned in the first seminar and focus on maintaining a productive w...

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Fee: $489.00



Supervisory Management Three

April 15, 2022 | 12:00PM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Communicating clear, specific expectations to people is critical for operational effectiveness. Giving feedback during day-to-day coaching sessions and during formal performance reviews is an essential skill. We discuss why there is resistance to performance assessment, how to establish job expe...

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Fee: $489.00



Fearless Performance Reviews

May 12, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

Conducting performance reviews is often the most difficult part of managing others. How do you transform the traditional and often fear-inducing performance review into a more collaborative process? Learn about the Great Performance Management Cycle, methods for setting SMART goals, techniques f...

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Fee: $249.00



Surviving Difficult Conversations

May 13, 2022 | 8:30AM | Wisconsin SBDC at UW-La Crosse, Wittich Hall, Room 1102/1104, La Crosse, WI

Topic: Managing Employees

During this highly interactive workshop, you will learn a set of powerful models, tools, and techniques for approaching difficult conversations with confidence and composure. When emotions run high and there is a lot on the line, you want to be able guide these difficult conversations toward prod...

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Fee: $249.00



Statewide Online Events

Explore the following online business education options that can be accessed from anywhere.


NIH Presubmission Panel Review

December 13, 2021 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Do you plan to submit to NIH this winter? Please register with CTC to participate in our free Presubmission Panel Review. CTC, in collaboration with a panel of expert reviewers, will simulate the NIH review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the January deadline. ...

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Fee: No Cost



NSF Proposal Preparation Workshop

January 12, 2022 | 8:30AM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

You've thoroughly read the solicitation and planned your NSF SBIR or STTR project; now it's time to prepare the actual application!

This FREE TO YOU workshop takes you through necessary steps for collecting the application information and completing the proposal components as well as provi...

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Fee: No Cost



First Steps to Starting a Business

January 18, 2022 | 6:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Thinking of starting a business but not sure where to begin? Join us for one of our First Steps to Starting a Business sessions. We will walk through the many steps involved in starting a new business.

  • Developing a lean or visual business plan to help clarify your business idea
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Fee: $25.00



First Steps to Starting a Food Product Business - Session 2

January 24, 2022 | 6:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior

Topic: Start-up Assistance

"Everyone tells me that my BBQ sauce should be sold worldwide, but I have no idea how to get started," writes a previous student. Chef Arlene Coco, a long time food business owner, and culinary innovation strategist, will share what every entrepreneur wishes someone had told them at the beginning...

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Fee: $25.00



Superior Visions - Integrating a Healthy Balance Between Work and Personal Life

February 1, 2022 | 8:00AM | Online
Facilitated by: Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Superior

Superior Visions is providing a bi-monthly meeting series designed to connect you with other women in the region from a variety of industries to network and learn together. The webinar series will cover a variety of topics chosen to be relevant to working professionals. Although our focus is...

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Fee: No Cost



NSF Presubmission Panel Review

February 15, 2022 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Do you plan to submit to NSF spring? Please register with CTC to participate in our free Presubmission Panel Review. CTC, in collaboration with a panel of expert reviewers, will simulate the NSF review process to help you improve your SBIR/STTR proposal ahead of the December close of cycle...

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Fee: No Cost



SBIR/STTR Budgets

February 23, 2022 | 12:00PM | Online
Facilitated by: Center For Technology Commercialization

Topic: Start-up Assistance

Developing a proper budget for a grant or contract proposal should not be overlooked. A proper budget can be an effective tool in driving the project from start to finish. Be sure not to leave money on the table. This session will walk through the development of a project budget. Items covered...

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Fee: No Cost

Contact the SBDC at UW-La Crosse

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