Course Offerings

The Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) offers workshops year round.  For upcoming workshops and events, please click here.  Below is a brief list of workshops offered on a regular schedule.  We provide many of our workshops for established business owners on different topics as we identify the need.

How to Leverage Your WBENC Certification

This workshop is for newly certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs), or WBEs that want to enhance their knowledge about programs and services offered by the WBDC and develop relationships with WBDC corporate and government partners.

Is Certification Right for You?

Have you been asked, “Are you certified as a minority or woman owned business?” by corporations and government agencies? If so, and you don’t know where to start, this workshop is for you. Presented by the Certification Program Manager, you will learn:

  • The differences and benefits of Minority (MBE)  and Women (WBE) owned business certifications on Federal, State, Local and Private levels
  • Benefits and process of WBE certification offered by the Women’s Business Development Center through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
  • What certification you should obtain based on your business needs

Is Certification Right for You is offered both as a webinar and in person.  Please check the current Calendar of Events for upcoming classes.

Grow Your Business with WBDC: An Intro to Services

This interactive, networking session is for both prospective and established business owners.  Whether you’re thinking about starting your own business or growing the business you already have, this session will help you clarify your needs and learn more about WBDC resources. If you’re looking for assistance in pursuing government or corporate contracts, need financing to grow your business, or just need guidance to learn how to work ON your business, come join the WBDC circle of help!  We are here for you throughout your journey of entrepreneurship.

Please check the current Calendar of Events for upcoming dates.


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