Community Builders Series

Community Builders Series – Winter/Spring 2016
Come learn important community and business building knowledge and skills

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Registration fees are $20 per session, however, community members enjoy a 50% discount of $10 per session although some sessions have additional book and material fees.
Tuesday sessions are in Montello (Marquette County), Wednesday sessions are in Green Lake (Green Lake County), and Thursday sessions are in Wautoma (Waushara County).  Each program is repeated in each of the partnering counties.  Select programs and times that work into your schedule.  All sessions are held from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Click Here for a Community Builders Series Brochure/Registration Form

 Session Descriptions

Customer Service Training:  Retail and Tourism
February 16, 17, or 18
Get tips on how to provide an excellent customer service experience.  Happy customers are often repeat customers.
Getting Started in Websites, E-Commerce & Social Media
March 1, 2 or 3
Successful businesses and organizations need a web presence.  learn the importance and basics of websites and how to use Facebook properly by avoiding common mistakes.
Understanding Your Local Market for Small Businesses & Communities
March 8, 9, or 10
Knowing where your customers or clients are coming from can help your business or organization.  Learn how to conduct your own market research in this session.
Business Succession: Preparing Your Business for Sale
March 29, 30, or 31
Own a business and you’re thinking about retiring?  Find out what you need to know to prepare to sell your business.
Grant Writing Workshop for Beginners
April 12, 13, or 14
Learn all the steps in the grant writing process.  Everything from developing your funding idea and finding potential funders through to drafting a budget and evaluating your project.
Starting a Business: What You Need to Know to Get Started
April 26, 27, or 28
This session will walk you through the key considerations when starting your own business in Wisconsin.  There will also be a discussion in important resources available to help you be successful.
Personality and Effectively Relating to Others: True Colors
May 10, 11, or 12
Find out your personality temperament and discover ways of relating to others.  Gain insights into different motivations, actions and communication approaches.
Conflict Management: Practical Strategies for Work and Home
May 24, 25, or 26
People approach conflict differently.  This practical session will provide insight into how you deal with conflict, making you more effective in those dreaded conflict situations.
Communicating Across the Generations at Work and Play
June 7, 8 or 9
Generational differences can affect work and involvement in the community.  Increase your understanding of generational differences and build rapport.


For more information, contact your local UW-Extension Office:
Jay Dampier
Phone: 920-.294.4036UWEX-Green-Lake