Contracted Training  


Workforce Training Solutions 

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Upcoming BDC Events 

Please click on class title below for more information. 


Online registration is available for most classes.


Starting a Business


Writing a Business Plan


TEAM SBA: Financing Roundtables


       Government Contracting 101 


  Government Marketing Strategies


             Coffee and Contracting


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for CEPD (Continuing Education &

Professional Development) 





CEPD Class schedules tailored to working professionals


Whether you need to enhance your computer skills or add a professional certification to your resume, Schoolcraft College's Continuing Education and Professional Development department is for you.  While we have several popular classes for personal enrichment such as art and fitness, we also offer programs in Project Management, Pharmacy Technician, Event Planning, Gerontology, Finance and more.  Get up to speed on social media or learn how to obtain grant funding for your non-profit.  Classes are typically offered outside of traditional business hours to meet the needs of working professionals.  Registration for Fall 2014 begins July 30th.   


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Business Development Center 

The BDC is devoted to advancing corporate business interests and economic development in Southeast Michigan. We provide solutions for organizations to create, expand, and advance their business.

Check out our website at or contact our office at 734-462-4438.
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Utilizing for Government Contracting Research



Per the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) was required to develop and maintain a no-cost, publicly searchable database for federal contract award dollars and information.


Federal award information included on the site encompasses the following award attributes and information:

  • the name of the entity receiving the award
  • the amount of the award
  • information on the award including transaction type, funding agency
  • the location of the entity receiving the award
  • a unique identifier of the entity receiving the award


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New Development in Plastic Technology Program at Schoolcraft



This fall, Schoolcraft College will launch a Plastic Technology Skills Certificate. Through this program, students may earn 16 college credits and be on their way to an associate degree and a promising career in the plastics industry. Our program combines classes in plastic materials and processing, mathematics, machining and quality for a thorough understanding of the technology used to produce products efficiently and with the highest quality. The skills certificate is the first step in creating stackable credentials including a one year certificate program, a two year associate degree, and an articulation agreement with 4 year universities allowing students to transfer their credits to pursue bachelor's degree in plastic technology or other technology fields. For further details, please review the curriculum guide on our website.




SBA Webinar Dates for the Affordable Care Act 101   


Health care continues to be an important issue for small business owners.  The Small Business Administration and Small Business Majority are committed to helping businesses navigate the changes and opportunities in health care through the Affordable Care Act 101 webinar series.


Each week, small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and how they can enroll in small business health insurance marketplaces. Other topics discussed include insurance reforms, the small business health care tax credit, and employer shared responsibility provisions.  SBA representatives help small business owners understand the facts of the Affordable Care Act so they can make informed decisions about providing health insurance for their employees.


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