PHOENIX CERTIFIED BUSINESS DEVELOPER (CBD) TRAINING PROGRAM
The BD Guild is the first organization in the country to offer a Certified Business Developer accreditation.
The Business Development Guild’s Mission: “To Be the Premier Source of Education, Coaching and Support for the Business Development Profession.”
The Certified Business Developer (CBD) curriculum is a critical element in training current and the next generation of Business Development (BD) professionals. The curriculum is designed to take you, the BD professional, and your organization to the next level. This is the fourth year this program has been presented.
The benefits of obtaining your CBD include:
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Currently, these courses are only offered onsite, however, we are working on an online certification.
The curriculum has been designed in 6 modules, each encompassing two class sessions of 90 minutes each. Each module is the third Tuesday afternoon each month starting on May 19, 2020. Lunch is provided. The full cost for the CBD Training Program is $1,800 for members, $2,100 for non-members and $1,500 for young professionals. Once certified, it takes 6 CEU’s annually to maintain certification.
Location: TBD Class Time: 11:30am – 4:00/5:00pm
Module 1 | Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Anatomy of a Pursuit
Ethics, Politics and Business Development
Module 2 | Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Market Research – The Fundamentals
Business and Strategic Planning
Module 3 | Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Return on Relationships / Leveraging Your Network
Project Delivery Methods
Module 4 | Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Budgeting and Operations in Business Development
Expectations and Measuring Success
Module 5 | Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Business of The Industry. How is the Money Made?
Know Your Leadership Style and That of Others
Module 6 | Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Client for Life
BD Models and Role Definitions