The Women’s Business Development Center Offers July Programs That Support and Accelerate Women’s Business Ownership

WBDC provides a continuum of business development services to prospective and established women entrepreneurs including counseling, training, financial, certification and procurement assistance.

CHICAGO, IL – Workshops offered in July by the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) include:

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

“Business Plan Critique Clinic”

Description: WBDC Director of Entrepreneurial Services, Meg Herman, will facilitate this interactive session and lend her expertise on practical strategies in developing your written business plan. As a pre-requisite to this session, please have a draft of your business plan in writing and available for discussion. Prerequisite: You must bring a written draft of your business plan to participate in this session.

Cost: Free

Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Registration: http://goo.gl/oeAxq6

Friday, July 24, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

“Take Your Business to the Next Level”

Description: Join this interactive workshop to learn important strategies to take your business to the next level with advice from a financial advisor and certified accountant.

Cost: Free

Location: Chicago Innovation Exchange, 1452 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60615

Registration: http://goo.gl/DcLCHU

Thursday, July 30, 2015, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

“Bureau of Strategic Sourcing (BOSS) Process Procurement Workshop”

Description: In this interactive workshop, learn how Bureau of Strategic Sourcing (BOSS) processes procurements (IFPs, RFPs and RFQs), and gain an insight on how contracts are evaluated.

Cost: Free

Location: WBDC, 8 S. Michigan Avenue, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603

Registration: http://goo.gl/m2a83u

For further information about these or other WBDC workshops, visit http://www.WBDC.org or call (312) 853-3477. Now in its 29th year, the WBDC provides a continuum of business development services to prospective and established women entrepreneurs including counseling, training, financial, certification and procurement assistance in Spanish and English. More information is available at www.WBDC.org.