ISED Ventures Women's Business Center

 

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The ISED Women's Business Center is dedicated to helping Iowa women business owners as they launch and grow their businesses.

Do you own a business? We offer:

  • Special topic classes in business management, pricing, taxes and accounting, website development and much more!
  • One-on-one business counseling
  • Help writing press releases and other business writing
  • Private credit counseling with certified credit counselors
  • Connections to other Iowa business resources
Do you dream of business ownership? We can help you through:
  • BusinessPrep: Exploring Business Ownership
  • BusinessLaunch: a 30 hour class that helps you develop your business idea and acquire business management skills
  • Special topic classes to help you get started right!
  • One-one-one business counseling
  • Help writing press releases and other business writing
  • Private credit counseling with certified credit counselors
  • Connections to other Iowa business resources

 The ISED Ventures Women's Business Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Course Catalog

Visit the Course Catalog page to see all of our classes and our Calendar page to find dates and times that work for you!

Be sure to follow the Women's Business Center on Facebook to keep up with our class offerings and to learn more about small business ownership!

LATEST NEWS

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Amelia Lobo, Director of the ISED Women's Business Center, was interviewed last night, Nov. 11, 2013, by Michael Libbie on Des Moines KRNT:1350 Radio...
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Amelia Lobo, Director of the Women’s Business Center and local community leader for ISED Ventures completed a nine-month community economic...
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