Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 30, 2011
Renaissance Strategic Solutions (RSS), a boutique consultancy specializing in organizational effectiveness, social media, and human capital management, has received national certification as a women’s business enterprise from Chicago's Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).
WBENC’s national standard of certification implemented by the WBDC is a meticulous process including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm the business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations, and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.
About Renaissance Strategic Solutions
Renaissance Strategic Solutions (RSS) helps organizations increase their effectiveness through the design and implementation of innovative and leading-edge strategies and programs. Specializing in social media, communication, and human capital management, RSS works with organizations of all sizes in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, in a wide range of industries.
RSS is the founder and sponsor of the Social Media in Organizations (SMinOrgs) Community. Developing this community and meeting the needs of practitioners with respect to the strategic implications of social media is currently RSS's primary focus. In addition to providing training on what social media is and how to use it, RSS provides expertise to clients interested in developing social media strategies and creating and implementing related programs. RSS also helps organizations create and implement social media policies and provides training to ensure both managers and employees understand their rights and responsibilities.
For more details on RSS, go to http://renaissance-solutions.com.
About Social Media in Organizations (SMinOrgs)
Social Media in Organizations (SMinOrgs) is a professional community whose mission is to provide information and guidance about the organizational implications of social media. Going beyond marketing/branding, sales, public relations and customer service, we focus on how social media will impact employees and organizational functioning, as well as general social and economic trends. Our focus also extends beyond the business-to-consumer orientation that dominates discussions in other forums.
A multi-disciplinary group, SMinOrgs functions as a global, virtual community complemented by a local/regional focus. Membership in SMinOrgs is currently free, and people can join on a variety of platforms.
For more details on the SMinOrgs Community, go to http://sminorgs.net.
About Courtney Shelton Hunt, PhD
Courtney Shelton Hunt, PhD, is the Founder of both RSS and SMinOrgs. Her background in business development, communications, human capital management, information technology, and academia, combined with her business acumen, enables her to provide a unique holistic perspective and strategic leadership to organizations. She is a sought-after speaker who regularly shares her expertise through presentations and workshops. She also provides insights and thought leadership through her blogs (Renaissance Reflections and the SMinOrgs S.M.A.R.T. Blog), as well as white papers, published articles and book chapters. She is currently developing a Social Media Primer targeted to organizational leaders.
You can learn more about Dr. Hunt’s professional background from her LinkedIn profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cshunt312.
The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.