Small Business Development Centers
Do you need help starting your business? Or are you in business and looking for help with growth and management? The IWCC SBDC provides no cost, one-on-one, business advice and resources to help with business planning, business startup checklists, management, marketing, financial health, financing and more.
The Economic Development department works with SW Iowa manufacturers, distributors, and other eligible industries. WE help you become more competitive by providing the resources and training to help improve and expand the skills and productivity of your workforce through the 260F and 260E state-funded programs.
Customized Training & Apprenticeships
Able to deliver you customized training and provide apprenticeship training and consulting to address your workforce needs throughout all industries. You can also participate in the multiple Centers of Excellence in Advancement Manufacturing, which prepares you in the high technology field of manufacturing.
Non Credit quality programs for professional and personal development.
Are you are looking to update your skills, advance in your current career, achieve professional CEUs for licensure renewal or just want to learn for fun? Iowa Western Community College Continuing education programs and customized training options can help you achieve your individual or organization’s goals.
If you are looking to for a pathway to better pay, increased job potential or jumpstart to a degree program, IWCC Adult education can help. We offer adults 17 and older accessible, quality instruction that will develop your life, work and literacy skills. Programs include Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), and High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED).
Intermediary Network Program
If you are a business in Southwest Iowa and looking for a a dynamic hands-on way to connect and develop a talented workforce for your business and community, the Intermediary Network Program is your solution. We connect high school students and educators in 7 counties in Southwest Iowa with local business and industry through work-based learning activities. The Intermediary works with employers to coordinate classroom speakers, worksite tours, job shadows, career exploration activities for high school students, as well as coordinating teacher tours, externships, and other educator professional development opportunities.