Below is an overview of our January through March 2014 offerings. Click on the program title for details and a link to more information.



Program Details: ExporTech was designed specifically for manufacturers that need innovative ways to grow, and see international sales as part of the answer. The program provides executive leaders with a systematic approach for entering or expanding in global markets. It is the only national export assistance program that offers a structured, yet customizable process that guides companies through every aspect of export growth.

Target Audience: Company Executives including CEO, Owner, VP/Director of International Sales, VP/Director of Sales and Marketing

Fee: Register today. $5,000 per company (scholarships available for up to $2,500). Registration fee includes instruction, personal coaching, course materials, value package from sponsors, and morning refreshments and lunch at all three sessions for up to three individuals from the same company.

Program Dates: March 13th, April 17th and May 22nd, 2014

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Lean Certification Series

Program Details: The Lean Certification series comprises a series of workshops that include live simulations with a mentored implementation project at your company. This powerhouse combination provides swift and targeted technical competencies custom-fit to your unique needs. The cost savings from your first project typically pay back your investment many times over and promote the next continuous improvement activities.

Target Audience: The Lean Certification Series is designed for individuals charged with leading the implementation of Lean within their organization, resident experts, or those advancing within the organization

Fee: Early Bird single registration is $1,800. Complete details.

Program Dates:
 Tuesdays - February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, May 6, 2014

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Legal Studies Certificate

Program Details: University of Wisconsin-Stout has partnered with The Center for Legal Studies, the leader in online legal certificate programs, to offer their Legal Certificate Online series. These nine non-credit interactive certificate programs provide comprehensive training in preparation for working in the challenging and rapidly growing legal profession.

Target Audience: Legal Professionals

Fee: Varies according to type of certificate

Program Dates: Register todayWinter: January 13–February 28, 2014;  Spring: March 10–April 25, 2014; Early Summer: May 5–June 20, 2014

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The Red Cedar: Land, Water and People Coming Together

Program Details: Are you interested in joining fellow citizens in the Red Cedar area to develop a vision and action plan to restore and maintain a healthy water system for our future? The Red Cedar: Land, Water and People Coming Together event is an opportunity to bring best practices and innovative ideas to the forefront.
Target Audience: The program will provide a forum for farmers, resource managers, businesses, organizations and educators from throughout the area.
Fee: Register Today. Early Registration $35
Program Dates: Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Digital Fabrication: A Foundation for Curricular Integration of FAB LABs with STEM Education

Program Details: Digital fabrication is changing manufacturing, logistics and retail systems and STEM education will be profoundly affected by these societal shifts. Digital fabrication will change the employment outlook for your students. This one-day workshop will provide the necessary tools, curriculum materials and project ideas.
Target Audience: Educators
Fee: $150 per participant
Program Dates: February 7 or April 4 or June 11
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