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NMC Business Development Certificate: Business Classes for Busy People

Business Development

Announcing Our Business Development Certificate Starting Winter 2021Help your business reach its full potential.Get the business skills you need. Fast. Affordable. Easy. Business made simple.

NMC and the Northwest Michigan Small Business Development Center have partnered to bring foundational level information to help business owners navigate the complexity of starting and running a business. Get the skills and expertise you need to finance, market and manage your business endeavor with short, affordable, information-packed sessions.

Help your business reach its full potential, register for classes today.

To earn the Business Development Certificate, you will need to complete at least 40 hours of training through NMC Extended Educational Services, SBDC of Northwest Michigan, and our learning partners. The required classes are:

  • Biz Start 101
  • Writing a Business Plan
  • HR Fundamentals
  • Getting Financed
  • Payroll Taxes, Record Keeping, and Reporting
  • Intro to Quickbooks
  • Essentials of Customer Service
  • One Page Marketing Plan
  • Plus 4 electives

Funding assistance is available through SBDC. Apply for the Business Development Certificate program now to be kept up to date on our latest course offerings or to receive training development grants from SBDC.