Thinking about going into business? Spend one session exploring your business idea and assessing your entrepreneurial readiness. Identify your own strengths and weaknesses as a business owner. Learn how to determine the potential for your business. Discover what information you need and where to find it. This is an interactive workshop with hands on exercises, local success stories, and lots of resources. This program is designed for people who have not yet started a business.

You will learn how to answer these questions:

  • Do you have the right personality, skills and life situation to start and manage a business?
  • Do you have a good business idea that will meet a customer need and make a profit?
  • How realistic is your business concept?
  • What kind of investment will you need to launch your business?
  • What steps do you need to take to get started?



Dee Relyea, M.Ed

Dee RelyeaDee Relyea, M.Ed is an experienced career, life, and business coach and seminar presenter. She launched her own business; Career Life Coaching LLC in 2003 to assist individuals and organizations maximize work and life satisfaction. A former counselor on the SBDC WI Business Answerline, Dee excels in helping people turn their ideas into enterprise and create fulfilling careers.


  • Location: Grainger Hall, UW-Madison
  • Schedule: 6:30-9:00 pm
  • Dates:  May 16, 2017
  • Fee: $35

TO REGISTER: Click on requested date above to register online or Call to register at 608-262-3909

Cancellation policy: If you cancel before the program begins, there is a $10 cancellation fee. If you cancel after the program begins you will be charged for the full program fee. To cancel, call registration at 608-262-3909.

If there is inclement weather, please call 608-263-2221 for a recorded message after 6:30 am for day classes or after 3:30 pm for night classes.