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Shah Center for Corporate Training and the Illinois Small Business Development Center

corporate training

Quality Training

Helping You Stay Two Steps Ahead of the Competition

  • Seminars and workshops designed to meet your changing market needs
  • Customized training to large and small companies to meet their corporate missions

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Small business consulting

Small Business Development

One-on-One Assistance Where You Need it Most

  • Free one-on-one business consulting
  • Seminars where you can network with other small business owners
  • Assistance obtaining funding

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Illinois Small Business Development Center


ISBDC to Host Seminars on How to Start a Small Business, Writing a Business Plan

Want to open a business, but not sure how to start? Come to "Starting a Business in Illinois" or "Business Planning Essentials" to gain valuable information toward becoming a successful entrepreneur. Reserve your seat today.

Classes offered in Business Writing and Etiquette Rules, Taking Meeting Minutes

The written word is still important in the business world. Learn Business Writing and Etiquette Rules or Taking Minutes at Meetings on Feb. 22 to enhance your professionalism. Sign up today.

Start@Shah Breakfast Series to Feature "Courageous Conversations"

Join our successful Start@Shah breakfast series, which will feature "Courageous Conversations" at 8 a.m. Feb. 22 and includes a continental breakfast. Register today.

Blueprint Reading and GD and T Classes Offered

Valuable training for manufacturing and industry employees is available in February: Blueprint Reading, Blueprint Reading for Spanish Speakers and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD and T). Classes begin soon.