Small Business Initiative

Coaching Workshops, Networking, Special Events

Welcome to the Small Business Initiative at NWTC. Are you looking to take your business to the next level? Want to turn your entrepreneurial idea into a business? The Small Business Initiative is a great place to start!

The Small Business Initiative (SBI) is the comprehensive resource in Northeast Wisconsin to assist in the development of entrepreneurs and growth of local small businesses. The Small Business Initiative provides customized coaching and workshops with the help of our team of experienced business owners, entrepreneurs, marketing, operations, legal and financial professionals. Let us help you put your business on the path to success through our specialized programming. 

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  • Receive one-on-one coaching
  • Participate in team building programs
  • Network and receive referrals to professional service providers
  • Get marketing and graphic design advice for business
  • Logo creation
  • Learn from business-focused workshops
  • Attend special events centered on small business success
  • Assess your entrepreneurial talents
  • Get the resources you need to launch or develop your business.
  • Earn a credential, take a class, or attend a seminar/workshop.
  • Get inspired by the latest trends, tips, and thought leadership. 

Visit our office!

The Small Business Initiative is located in the Startup Hub on the NWTC Green Bay Campus.

Contact the Small Business Initiative today! or call (920) 498-7124
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Are you considering starting a business?

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Do you have an idea for a business, but have no idea where to start? The BOOST 5 Day Entrepreneurial Boot Camp is an intensive program that is designed to provide you with the tools you need to turn an idea or opportunity into a successful business!

BOOST! 5 Day Entrepreneurial Boot Camp - $199

20% off discount available to current NWTC students - email for more information! For More Information:
Contact NWTC Small Business Initiative, Michelle Madl-Soehren (920) 498-6379

BOOST Entrepreneurial Boot Camp is a new program that is scheduled over five days. The format includes individual learning activities as well as group activities , interactive dialogue with the presenters, individual project work on your business idea and opportunities to network with presenters and classmates. The topics covered in this program are a sampling of high demand areas that any entrepreneur would be seeking for approval of a product and/or service. They include: Risk and inspiration to begin the journey of an entrepreneur • Accounting • Legal Matters • Marketing, Branding, Social Media • Local Resources • Capital and Banking • Business Insurance.

The goal of this boot camp is to provide you with working tools to utilize in additional training programs over the course of the business development process. The additional investment of time and energy will yield the following results: 1) Establish the initial framework necessary to create and/or revise a solid business plan. 2) Create a presentation showcasing initial business plan highlights and present to an executive panel of investors, business leaders and entrepreneur coaches. 3) Develop the foundational strategy for a comprehensive marketing plan and branding platform for the service/product

Awards: Participants are eligible for awards providing complementary professional services and scholarships for additional training. In addition, all participants completing the Boot Camp will receive a certificate of completion and graduation gift.

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