University of Wisconsin–Madison

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Informational Open House for M.S. In BioTech

Tuesday, November 14
Learn more about this two-year interdisciplinary degree with exclusive evening/weekend courses designed for working professionals. Graduates are prepared to advance their careers with these skills.  Fall 2018 Class. More.

WIN Luncheon with Exact Sciences

Tuesday, November 28
Madison, WI
Learn what’s new with Exact Sciences as Chief Financial Officer Jeff Elliott joins the WIN Luncheck to discuss the expansion of the company and their plan to move into the former Spectrum headquarters. Elliot will also offer market perspectives on the life sciences industry. More.


BizSmart Training for Entrepreneurs

Thursdays, through Nov 30
Entrepreneurs, need a refresher of the business basics or need to update or create your business plan to use as a guide for running your business? This is the training course for you. Each class includes 75-90 minutes of expert advice followed by 60 minutes of practical application.  More.

How to Get a Cleantech Startup Funded in Wisconsin

Monday, November 13
Hear from investors with years of experience through the ups and downs of cleantech investment. Panelists will address fundable technology trends, how to approach investors and examples of what they see as investable opportunities.


COURSE: Minimize Risk – Protecting your business in the age of data breaches & hacks

Wednesday, November 29
This comprehensive one day class will help you understand the problems related to cyber security and proactively take action against them. In this course you will be informed by experts on existing circumstances, assess your needs, prioritize your actions and create a plan. More.


Global E-commerce: The Wild West or the Final Frontier?

Tuesday, November 14
Madison, WI
Does your company have what it takes to develop the technology and the talent to execute an E-commerce strategy? This session from the Madison International Trade Association allows you to learn from international company leaders who have built substantial business revenue through global E-Commerce sales and take away tactical tips to move your company from the plans to action. More.

US-EU Trade Relations in the Face of Current Challenges: Brexit, China, and Protectionism

Wednesday, November 29
Madison, WI
The Madison International Trade Association invites you to learn more about Germany and the EU in international trade, the consequences of the Brexit for EU-US relations, challenges to US-EU trade relations, possible approaches to dealing with China,  and the German view of protectionism. 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.


COURSE: Beyond Black & White: Small Business Diversity

Thursday, November 30
Diversifying your workforce in a small business can be challenging. As a small business leaders, you can and should work to foster healthy, diverse and inclusive work environment. Learn strategies to broaden participant perception of diversity and increase cultural competence within your organization. More.