Minority & Women-owned Business CertificationMay 25, 2021
The Lowcountry Graduate Center recognizes that unless economic development benefits the entire community, it is a hollow goal. Programs like these help equalize opportunity, affording traditionally under-represented groups a way to compete for work.
The Economic Benefit of Paid Leave for the LowcountryMay 5, 2021
Federal law has, since 1993, required businesses with 50 or more employees to provide unpaid family and medical leave. That leaves 40% of workers ineligible, and of the rest, nearly half report they cannot afford the time away. Unpaid family leave is equivalent to little or no leave for many single mothers and women in low-income jobs.
Women’s Business Center to Promote Women EntrepreneursMar 24, 2021
Written by: Barry Waldman Women comprise 51% of the U.S. population and own 39% of its businesses. Yet women-owned businesses account for merely 4% of the revenue generated nationally. Minority women-owned businesses generate a fraction of one percent of revenue. Women and minorities lack the business grooming, mentorship, and access to capital that help men…
Healthcare Management MBAFeb 19, 2020
Are you considering the career boost that an MBA can provide? Thursday, February 20, Lowcountry residents will have the opportunity to learn about an acclaimed evening MBA program that allows students to continue working while attending class online or through teleconference at the conveniently situated Lowcountry Graduate Center.
For Manufacturers: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt at the LGCOct 15, 2019
It’s going to be quite a week for the manufacturing sector in South Carolina at the end of October. The SC Manufacturing Conference and Expo comes to the coast for the first time in years, this time at the North Charleston Coliseum.
The Tech Boom in Charleston Requires Educational ResponseJul 30, 2019
At the turn of the 21st century, 17 tech firms dotted the Charleston business community. Now, there are two tech centers and hundreds of startups within the Charleston Digital Corridor.
The Value of an MBAJan 15, 2019
A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) is the single most common graduate degree in America. If so many people have earned this degree, how much value can it have? And is it worth the cost of going to graduate school? Fortunately, the MBA may be the most studied degree in America too, and it…