Business Development Services

Goal of the WVSU EDC:

To enhance the skills and knowledge of entrepreneurs by delivering a series of business development workshops that will enable the entrepreneur to start, grow and expand their business.

At the EDC, we focus on raising growth capacities and opportunities of individuals and businesses by delivering various workshops that enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals who are starting a business or currently operate one but need additional assistance. 

WVSU EDC business development programs:

Opening Soon Inc. a business development program designed to assist entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses in launching their business idea or service through a series of workshops, peer meetings, and one-on-one coaching sessions. Coming Soon (February 2020) check back for details.






Creators Program The Creators Program, launched in 2012, is a series of workshops, trainings, and panel discussions that focus on key skills and knowledge essential to digital media production for the mass media and arts industry. Click here for more info.



Partners providing business development assistance:






1506 Kanawha Blvd. West

Charleston, WV 25387


Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm

Additional Parking:  Charleston Orthopedic building located at

1532 Kanawha Blvd. W

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Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.