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FastTrac Your Idea, Your Business, Your Life!

FREE 10-week Business Start-Up Course

Starting September 17, 2019 in Black River Falls

Anyone interested in starting their own business, becoming self-employed or taking a new product to market is strongly encouraged to attend this new, FREE 10-week course this fall on Tuesday evenings at the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce, 120 N Water St, Black River Falls, WI starting September 17 at 5:30pm. This course is being offered by the Western Wisconsin Women’s Business Center and the Western Dairyland Business Center in collaboration with the Black River Area Chamber of Commerce with funding by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation. Space is limited. To reserve your seat, register at www.SuccessfulBusiness.org or call 715-836-7511 x1174.

Kauffman FastTrac® is a flexible course with a solid framework to support you as you start a business and begin your journey to success. This immersive course is designed to provide information, tips, exercises and tools to help you think about your business idea.

As you progress through the course, you’ll work to:

  • Discover how your business concept matches your personal vision.
  • Align your business concept with a real market opportunity.
  • Find your target market and discover your competitive advantage.
  • Determine the unique features and benefits of your product/ service.
  • Learn how to set realistic financial goals for your business.
  • Define your company’s brand and marketing.
  • Learn how to manage business functions and develop an organizational culture.
  • Determine the steps to profitability.
  • Identify potential sources of funding for your business.
  • Launch your business.

The Western Wisconsin Women’s Business Center provides assistance to individuals interested in starting, expanding or improving small businesses primarily in Barron, Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix and Trempealeau counties. Services are designed to provide entrepreneurs with access to individualized as well as group business training, referrals, financing, technology, and ongoing business case management services. For more information, go to www.SuccessfulBusiness.org.