NEW Educational Leadership Program

PROGRAM SERIES RUNS FEBRUARY 16, 2021 – MAY 27, 2021 FROM 6:00PM – 8:00PM.

At MCDEVCO, we believe in the entrepreneurial mindset, skills, and relationships that are necessary to launch successful concepts to corporate ventures. Through educational courses, seminars, and workshops, class participants will learn from innovative business experts.

The 30 hours, four months GEARS Certificate of Excellence Program will be available online to all current and aspiring entrepreneurs. The comprehensive program will take students from concept development, customer validation, marketing products/services, legal aspects of entrepreneurship, financial and innovated management, to effective growth strategies.

Our program is unique as we incorporate up to 30 minutes of business consulting focused on the individual’s business strategy.

Business plans can be proofed for any grammar errors, typos, and punctuation mistakes giving each person a final polished product.   

Sign up today to receive your certificate of excellence and launch your new venture!  

Cost for the leadership program is $250.00. Scholarships are available – apply HERE.

GEARS Certificate Program Outline

February 16, 2021 – May 27, 2021 – All Classes run from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Lean Canvas – 3 Sessions (February 16 and 23, and March 2, 2021)

Instructor – Amy Plier – Wausau Container

Business Plan – 3 Sessions (March 9, 16, and 23, 2021)

Instructor – Amy Plier – Wausau Container

Marketing – 1 Session (March 30, 2021 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm)

Instructor – Elina VanNatta – Creative Shock Marketing

 Finances – 2 Sessions (April 6 and 13, 2021)

Instructor- Vicki Resech – MCDEVCO, Inc.

AND

Instructor – Holly Hoffman – Sales & Income Tax Advisory Network

(April 13, 2021 Sales Taxes & Working with Your Tax Accountant)

Leasing vs Buying Commercial Property – (1 Session April 20, 2021)

Instructor – TBA

AND

Instructor – TBA (LLC – C Corp – S Corp – What is the Difference)

Human Resource – 1 Session (April 27, 2021)

Instructor – Melissa Klade – WIPFLI

Insurance – 1 Session (May 4, 2021)

 Financial Panel – Funding Resources – 1 Session (May 11, 2021)

Chris Pfender – Intercity State Bank

Adam Keuler – IncredibleBank

Vicki Resech – MCDEVCO, Inc.

Kyle Kuntz – WBD

Tammy Stratz – City of Wausau

1 Week break to work on presentation, can come in and work on it at MCDEVCO.

Dolphin Tank Presentations – (Student will either present on May 25, or 27 to the panel.)

Amy Plier- Wausau Container

Chris Pfender – Intercity State Bank

Tammy Stratz – City of Wausau

Dan Weber – Timekeeper Distillery

Adam Keuler – IncredibleBank

Vicki Resech – MCDEVCO, Inc.

20 Minute presentations (10-15 minutes to present, 5 minutes for questions)

Proof reading/editing – Yvonne Quirk – Setting up appointments on an as needed basis.

Your Future Begins Today – Click Here to Register!

Call 715.298.0084 or Email info@mcdevco.org to register for programs!

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