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Workforce & Professional Development Institute (WPDI)

Contact Us


  • University Center
  • Phone: (847) 543-2615
  • Fax: (847) 543-3015
  • wpdi@clcillinois.edu
  • Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

We provide training, consulting, and cutting-edge courses for businesses, professionals and the community through the five following areas:

Client Solutions
Customized training for large businesses including leadership, finance, operations, logistics, communications and team dynamics
Construction Business Development Center
Free, one-on-one business training and technical assistance to disadvantaged, minority- and women-owned firms, as well as small and veteran-owned businesses to participate as prime contractors and subcontractors on highway and vertical projects.
IL Small Business Development & International Trade Center
One-on-One counseling and classes to start and grow profitable small business including international trade consulting, marketing, financing and operations
Professional Development
Cutting-edge courses and certifications for professionals and semi-professionals in a variety of disciplines and industries

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