The Center for Entrepreneurship provides a variety of workshops and events designed to provide hands-on information and planning tools for both novice and experienced entrepreneurs. This ongoing series covers topics from the exploratory stage of learning what entrepreneurship is, through the fundamental elements of putting together a business plan. Madison College students are eligible to enter the Madison College Challenge business plan competition and compete for cash and in-kind prizes, including a $5,000 grand prize.
Events are free to Madison College students and to the general public unless otherwise noted. Entrepreneurs from communities surrounding Madison, Wisconsin are encouraged to attend.
All events are 6-8 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Attendees can park in any marked stall in the student parking lot. View our campus map.
SUMMER 2018 Schedule
Re-Imagined Work Life Balance: Claim More "Me" Time with Paloma Kennedy
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
West Campus, Room 120
If only, there was more hours in the day! If only, there were two of me! Two common phrases often used to describe our on-the-go lifestyle.
It can be difficult to juggle career and family responsibilities in a way that feels balanced. What if the secret to finding more time, simply means doing less?
In this workshop, Paloma will share how you can reclaim lost time, feel less stressed, and finally get in a work-life balance groove.
Freelancing in the Gig Economy with Matt Nelson
Tuesday, July, 10, 2018
Truax Campus, Room D1630C
Join Madison-based freelancer and entrepreneur Matt Nelson, for a discussion on how to freelance in the current gig economy.
After some discussion around whether freelancing is right for you, Matt will talk about how to get started in setting up your business and home office, and how to start building a portfolio that will attract new clients. Matt will also be sharing valuable tips and tricks on how to find new clients, how to manage existing clients, what skills are in highest demand, and how to package and price your services