Growth Management

Drive Business Expansion

How can you prepare for and manage growth so that you maximize your chances for success? Look to EDC to help you determine the processes, team members and resources you need to meet the increasingly complex demands of business expansion.

  • Operations. The EDC team includes a seasoned Operations expert who can provide insights on general operations efficiencies and production management.
  • New product development. EDC assists clients with new product development strategies and processes.
  • Team development. Nearly all businesses start and grow with unbalanced teams. EDC helps clients understand the talent needed across several disciplines and works with them to fill the gaps.
Growth Management Services
  • Inventory control implementation
  • MRP system selection
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Shipping/freight selection
  • New product and prototype development
  • Make or buy analysis and connection with applicable outsource resources
  • Assistance with developing contingency plans
  • Job description creation
  • Conduct talent searches
  • Employee training


The counseling and support we received from the EDC team during our start-up years had a huge impact on our success. And now, we continue to benefit from our EDC relationship with ongoing business and sales coaching and the connections that are helping us grow much faster than the rest of our industry. The Creative Corridor is blessed to have such a strong force for spawning new business.

Jeff Quint, Cedar Ridge Vineyards, Winery & Distillery

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    Entrepreneurial Development Center
    230 2nd St. SE, Suite 212
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
    Phone: (319) 369-4955
    Fax: (319) 832-1481


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