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Business Tax Basics for Small Business

Wednesday, January 23

This class, developed for new business owners by the Small Business Development Center, is your chance to learn the basics of business taxes from Certified Public Accountants and Attorneys who are experts in the field. Join this ihis information filled day and get the information you need to match your business needs. More.

GEneral Business

Course: Problem Analysis and Problem Solving

Wednesday, January 16
In this course designed for managers learn the limitations of your present problem-solving style and how to overcome them. Examine communication processes to improve creativity, identify roles for groups and teams in problem solving, and discover how to define problems in new ways. More.

Evening & Executive MBA Information Session

Monday, January 28
Students and staff from the UW-Madison part-time Evening MBA and Executive MBA will be on hand to present information on our programs for working professionals, admissions, student and career services, and our global learning experience. Explore the UW program that is right for you today.  More.


2019 Economic Forecast: Where Will the Growth Be?

Tuesday, January 8
Madison, WI
MITA kicks of 2019 with their Annual Economic Forecast Summit providing a glimpse into what may lie ahead for the US and global economy. Speakers will provide perspective on the US economy and growth opportunities and on demand forecasting, maritime and overall global trade regulatory issues, as well as long term strategic planning/capital investment. More.


COURSE: Project Management: Planning, Scheduling, and Control

January 28 – 30
New and experienced project managers; program managers; project team leaders who initiate, plan, and manage projects should attend this three day course from the Center for Professional and Executive Development at UW.  Learn the techniques that will help you plan, implement, and complete projects of all sizes with desired results, on time and within budget. More

COURSE: Quantitative Methods for Process Improvement

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison
With this online, self-paced course, you will develop a solid understanding of the basic concepts underlying quantitative analysis and business statistics important to any business problem, and especially so for Six Sigma projects. Gain the knowledge and the tools to dissect complicated business problems and provide quantitative analysis to problems instead of relying on intuition and instincts. More.

Capstone Certificate: Foundations of Professional Development

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison
This online certificate provides a complete toolkit for well-rounded professionals. Graduates gain a competitive edge by learning how to lead teams, create and deliver dynamic presentations, effect change, and understand legal, financial, and marketing concepts, among other essential skills. More.


What Big Brands Can Teach Us About Social Media

Tuesday, January 22
Madison, WI
This DreamBank event hosted at the Spark shares ideas for thinking outside the box when it comes to building your social media presence.  Learn how to get , getting scrappy and attract more eyeballs to your own social media profiles…just like the big brands. More.


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