Training

Contact the Illinois Small Business Development Center for assistance in starting or growing your business.

You can take advantage of a variety of services–from our growing catalogue of information-packed seminars to our extensive library of business and personal resources–or visit with any of our impressive roster of business advisors.

The Illinois Small Business Development Center for Central Illinois is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the United States Small Business Administration, the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and our local supporters. So, nearly all of our programs and services are available at no charge to you.

July

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July

3 Keys to SEO Success for Locally Owned Business

Wednesday, July 13, 2022. | 10am – 11am cdt

The Illinois SBDC for Central Illinois has partnered with Michael Buzinski, owner of Buzzworthy Integrated Marketing. This one-hour virtual course will cover Three Keys to SEO Success for Locally Owned Businesses

Get a clear understanding of why ignoring SEO is hiding you from up to 68% of all consumers looking for your service or product. Then dive into the three keys to SEO success, how they can affect your bottom line, and how to best approach implementing them.

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July

Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants Training

Wednesday, July 20, 2022. | 12pm – 1pm cdt

Be prepared for Illinois grants! The Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants session will prepare you to act on Notice of Funding Opportunities.

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July

Starting Your Business in Illinois

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm cdt

Starting and owning a business can be exciting and frightening. If you’re thinking about starting your own business the SBDC can help!  Join us for this free seminar via Zoom.

September

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September

Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants Training

Wednesday, September 28, 2022. | 12pm – 1pm cdt

Be prepared for Illinois grants! The Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants session will prepare you to act on Notice of Funding Opportunities.

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September

Starting Your Business in Illinois

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm cdt

Starting and owning a business can be exciting and frightening. If you’re thinking about starting your own business the SBDC can help!  Join us for this free seminar via Zoom.

October

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October

Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants Training

Wednesday, October 26, 2022. | 12pm – 1pm cdt

Be prepared for Illinois grants! The Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants session will prepare you to act on Notice of Funding Opportunities. 

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October

Starting Your Business in Illinois

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm cdt

Starting and owning a business can be exciting and frightening. If you’re thinking about starting your own business the SBDC can help!  Join us for this free seminar via Zoom.

November

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November

Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants Training

Wednesday, November 30, 2022. | 12pm – 1pm cdt

Be prepared for Illinois grants! The Get the Keys to Apply for Government Grants session will prepare you to act on Notice of Funding Opportunities.

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November

Starting Your Business in Illinois

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm cdt

Starting and owning a business can be exciting and frightening. If you’re thinking about starting your own business the SBDC can help!  Join us for this free seminar via Zoom.

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and Growth Corp. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of the co-sponsor(s)’ or participants’ opinions, products or services. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.