Western Michigan University's Business Connection office can connect you with numerous resources on campus to help grow your business.

  • Access to student talent
  • Faculty and student consultancies
  • Class projects
  • Expertise identification
  • Starting a business
  • And more ...

Michigan corporate relations network

The Michigan Corporate Relations Network is a statewide university network designed to create partnerships that will connect Michigan’s corporations to critical university assets to help promote innovative research and grow Michigan’s economy.  Six major public universities make up the network, including Michigan State University, Michigan Technological University, Wayne State University, Western Michigan University, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Visit MCRN to learn more about the network and its resources.  

Small Business Development CenteR

The Small Business Development Center at WMU provides a full range of services to growing businesses that includes not only strategic needs assessment and market analysis but also ongoing strategy development, financial analysis and access to capital. To find out more, please call (269) 387-6004 or visit the SBDC website