Business Solutions Professional Certification
The Business Solutions Professional (BSP) training employs a demand-driven approach and teaches today’s professionals how to play a more responsive role in retaining and creating jobs.
What does a BSP do?
A BSP works with the business to:
- Understand challenges / identify opportunities
- Discover and diagnose problems
- Design solutions that integrate workforce and economic development, education, and government assets to address pressing issues
Who can become a BSP?
Anyone focused on attracting new business, preventing the decline of current local business and facilitating strategic workforce partnerships.
How can I become certified?
Certification requires successful completion of the Business Solutions Professional training’s coursework and fieldwork.
Participants are expected to attend and actively participate in all sessions and complete required assignments.
>Now enrolling | June 4-5 / July 17-18 / Aug 28-29
Jim Lautenschleger, State/Regional Partnership Manager, Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan
Jim Lautenschleger, State and Regional Partnership Manager Workforce Development Agency, State of Michigan has over 20 years experience in coordinating economic and workforce development projects throughout Michigan.Prior to this position, Jim held the position of Business Solutions Officer for South Central Michigan Works!.
Mike Polzin, Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, Michigan State University
Mike Polzin is Associate Professor Emeritus in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. He has been engaged in workforce, economic and organizational development for over thirty years and co-developed the Business Solutions Professional Certification curriculum.