Business Solutions Professional Training

Business Solutions Professionals (BSPs) are community leaders who are trained to make use of a vast array of business and economic assets.

They learn to develop a strong knowledge of local, state and federal supports and maintain the relationships to make them work as strong forces for growth.

By participating in BSP training, teams can network and learn from:

  • Workforce development professionals
  • Economic developers
  • State / federal employees
  • Chamber of Commerce representatives
  • Education and training professionals
  • Nonprofit representatives

                                   .....and more!

What Does A BSP Do?

As a Business Solutions Professional, you'll add a newfound level of knowledge and expertise and discover new approaches to addressing customer needs.

You will better understand how to connect your customer with assets and resources available throughout the community, region or state, such as:

  • Training grants and programs

  • Business consultation

  • Tax-related incentives

  • Education programs

  • Business collaboratives/councils

Enhance the role you play with your customers and in your community!

Why Become a BSP?

Become the hub in a network you may not have known even existed, add value to your customers and play a more strategic role in your community

Your active network will include representatives from local, regional and state-level agencies and groups and you will bring these resources to your customer’s table.

You will become the single point of contact for your customer, the one phone call that will address their business needs.

Who Can Become a BSP?

From CEOs to front line staff, regardless of industry, anyone who finds themselves in front of a customer, internal or external, will find lasting value in BSP training.

Your customers will find increasing value in your relationship.

The next BSP cohort:

Plymouth, MI (attendees must be present for all dates)

  • October 9-10, 2019
  • November 4-5, 2019
  • December 18-19, 2019
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Association staff is ready to address any and all questions regarding this training event.

Contact or (517) 371-1100. Association staff is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (excluding holidays) and typically responds to inquiries within two (2) business days.

Upon registration, complete training event details will follow via email.

Proprietary Interest

Materials developed by the Michigan Works! Association for learning events are the intellectual property of the Association. Personal or business use of the materials by any training participants or other learning providers is prohibited unless express written permission is provided by the Director of Programs of the Michigan Works! Association.