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Workforce & Professional Development Institute

The Workforce and Professional Development Institute (WPDI) offers consulting and training programs for individuals and businesses, government and non-profit organizations who seek to improve their organizational effectiveness, and professional skills.

Client Solutions

Customized training, coaching and consulting services for businesses, non-profit organizations, educational institutions and government entities locally, nationally and internationally.

Construction Business Development Center

The Construction Business Development Center (CBDC) is focused on developing flexible, customized support and technical assistance to provide small, minority-, woman- and veteran-owned firms in the construction industry with the tools and knowledge to help them grow and succeed.

To reach the nearest CBDC, contact:

Paul Murtagh, CBDC Manager
(708) 709-3692

Professional Development

Cutting-edge courses and certifications for professionals and semi-professionals in a variety of disciplines and industries.

Illinois 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.

News Releases

  • College receives Illinois gold sustainability award

    Oct 27, 2014
    CLC has received a gold Campus Sustainability Compact Award from the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, a unit of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The award, presented by the office of Gov. Quinn on Oct. 23, recognizes the college for its efforts to integrate environmental sustainability throughout its campuses and for working toward measurable sustainability improvements.
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  • Illinois Tollway’s expanded Construction Business Development Center to include CLC Center

    Oct 10, 2014
    The Workforce and Professional Development Institute of the College of Lake County was recently named the fourth location in Northern Illinois to provide services to small businesses in the construction industry, including minority- and women-owned firms bidding on Illinois Tollway projects.
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Contact Us

Workforce and Professional Development Institute
College of Lake County
19351 West Washington Street, Grayslake, IL 60030
(847) 543-2615

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The following areas are also housed under WPDI; however, they serve different audiences:

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