Biz Resource Center
The Biz Resource Center at Washtenaw Community College is a partnership program between the Richard W. Bailey Library and Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC), Greater Washtenaw Region, which serves the counties of Hillsdale, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Monroe and Washtenaw.
The Biz Resource Center at the Bailey Library offers the following services to the small business clients of MI-SBDC-Greater Washtenaw Region:
- On-site access to print and electronic library resources. A community user card is needed for borrowing library materials. Remote access to electronic resources is unavailable.
Concise guide to Bailey Library’s small business & entrepreneurship resources.
Please contact or call 734-973-3429 for more information.
- Market research workshops in a computer lab environment.
To register for a market research workshop, please fill out the online Market Research Workshop Registration Form or call 734-973-3379. Clients are strongly encouraged to register early and enroll in these workshops before requesting individual consultation.
- Individual consultation with a librarian on basic business information research.
To request individual consultation on basic business information research, please fill out the online Individual Consultation Request Form or call 734-973-3379
Small business clients should contact MI-SBDC- Greater Washtenaw Region, located at Plant Operations Building Room 121, 4800 East Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105, at or 734-477-8762 for the following services:
- Training and individual consultation for anyone interested in starting a small business. Topics include: business planning, financing your business, legal issues, marketing and sales strategies, managing cash flow, building your team, and more.
- Assistance for existing businesses includes: planning for and managing growth, understanding financial statements, strategic planning, marketing, etc.
- Consultation for early-stage, technology-based companies, such as alternative energy, life sciences, homeland security and advanced manufacturing.