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Small Business Workshops

The Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Center small business workshops are designed to give you, the small business owner or the owner to be, all the tools and techniques to make your venture a success.

Whatever the question, we have an answer from accounting and finance to sales and marketing, from start-up and planning to doing business globally, we can help you grow.

Interactive, Low-cost Workshops

Note: Workshops have moved to an alternative learning model until further notice.

We are committed to the safety and security of online instruction and are constantly adapting to offer the best experience for all users. To help ensure security during Zoom Webinars, a password to enter the Zoom session will be provided to assist with these measures.

A required COVID-19 Self-Certification Health Screening Form will need to be completed if you plan to attend an in-person class or visit any CLC campus during the fall semester.

How to Register for an Illinois Small Business Development & International Trade Workshop

Students who wish to take SBDC/ITC courses can either register using their CLC student ID or by calling (847) 543-2033 for another registration option.

To get your CLC ID, please complete the Non-Credit Student Information Form.

If you already have your CLC ID, you may register online or in person at any of our three campus locations.

One-day and “Series” classes:

  • Withdrawal the day before class = 100 percent refund minus fees if registration is through Eventbrite
  • Withdrawal on or after day of class = no refund

For more information, email IllinoisSBDC@clcillinois.edu or call (847) 543-2033.

International Trade Live-Stream Webinars:

  • Separate withdrawal and refund policy applies. Call (847) 543-2033 for more information.

Workshops may be cancelled if minimum enrollment numbers have not been met one week prior to the session start date.



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