Business & Economic Development Education

The Shawano County UW-Extension program partners with the county’s development corporation, Chambers of Commerce, downtown and tourism groups, and other non-profits to help build their own capacities for making development happen. We support you by conducting research on special topics and providing development-related information & education.

In addition, contact us about:
Facilitation of and education about strategic planning. The whole process, and if desired “scenario planning” facilitation. Education for management & staff regarding:Introduction to Sustainability.
Agricultural Power Management.
Water Quality/Invasive Species Education.
The Natural Step.
Rapid Climate Change Strategy & Energy Planning for Business. Available at your organization’s office in Shawano County.
Life Cycle Analysis.
Industrial Ecology.
Coming……….. Data sources for examining the economy of Shawano County…………………

UW Extension Sustainable Communities Capacity Center

UW Extension Center for Community & Economic Development

Global Trends 2025:
Every four years the National Intelligence Council & CIA publishes a forecast report. This is one from 11/2008.

Economic Census



If you have questions regarding Community Resource Development Education in Shawano County, please contact:

Rhonda Sumnicht, Office Assistant
UW-Extension Shawano County
Shawano County Courthouse
311 North Main Street, Room 101
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715-526-6136 * Fax: 715-526-4875


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