Business Development Center

Are you an entrepreneur that’s ready to launch a new business? Maybe yours is an established company ready to grow to the next phase, or you’re simply seeking assistance to help improve office efficiency and workforce skills. Whatever your motivation, the Business Development Center (BDC) at Schoolcraft College was designed to help you take your operation to the next level of excellence. Whether you need to develop the workforce, explore opportunities for growth, research and analyze the market or evaluate financial or legal issues, the BDC can help.

Learn more about our upcoming workshops and seminars. 


Launch Your Business
Grow Your Business
Improve Your Business

Launch Your Business

  • Get started
  • Learn the basics
  • Plan your next steps

Grow Your Business

  • Increase profit and revenue
  • Reach more customers
  • Plan for the future

Improve Your Business

  • Enhance workforce skills
  • Maximize leadership potential
  • Increase efficiency

We Help in all Areas of the Business Cycle

Workforce Development

  • Employee retention
  • Training and development
  • Counseling
  • Incumbent worker training
  • Layoff aversion
  • Leadership development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Quality improvement

Growth Opportunities

  • Market diversification
  • Market expansion
  • Marketing strategies
  • Sales strategies
  • Project management
  • Government contracting assistance
  • Government registration assistance
  • Operational and production efficiency

Research, Analysis, and Planning

  • Gap analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Business plan preparation
  • Readiness assessment
  • Market research
  • Strategic planning
  • Future vision

Financial and Legal Issues

  • Capital infusion
  • Financial analysis
  • Legal structures
  • Financial planning
  • Succession planning
  • Comprehensive referral service
The Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Workforce Training Solutions

Business Development Center
Jeffress Center
Schoolcraft College
P: (734) 462-4438
F: (734) 462-4673

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