Business Department
Community Programs

The Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Education (CBEE) is dedicated to supporting local businesses through developing and operating educational programs for local managers, employees and entrepreneurs.

For more information about CBEE programs call (574) 535-7451.
Online registration is available for all CBEE programs.

Current CBEE Program Offerings:


Essentials of Human Resource Management

A five-week course is being offered on Thursday evenings from 5:30-8:30 p.m. beginning August 28, 2014.  The instructor is Norm Bakhit, Director of Human Resources at Goshen College. The course fee of $495 includes all materials. The class will meet in Newcomer Center at Goshen College. Registrations must be received by August 20.

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PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Course

A twelve-week course is being offered Wednesdays from 6:00-9:00 p.m. beginning September 3. The instructor is Norm Bakhit, Director of Human Resources at Goshen College. The course fee is $1,050.00 and includes all materials. Registrations must be received by August 20, 2014.

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For more information, contact Linda Rouch at (574)535-7451 or lindasr@goshen.eduOnline registration.

Developing Supervisory Leadership

This is a 13-week course designed for employees who have recently taken on (or who are preparing for) a supervisory role within their company.  It focuses on the methods and challenges of managing others and helps participants to develop the necessary insight and skills to be successful in supervisory roles.

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Personal Finance

Goshen College has teamed up with Dave Ramsey’s Financial Wellness program to deliver a personal finance course for employees of local companies.   Companies can engage the CBEE to deliver this powerful course to their employees.   This 8-week program provides employees with valuable knowledge and skills for managing their personal household finances and helps them to develop good financial habits.  It also provides long-term coaching and support for graduates of the program.

Lunch & Learn

Lunch-time seminars on popular and useful topics for office employees offered each fall.  The series runs weekly for 7 consecutive weeks.  Topics range from office software tips & techniques, to stress management, personal development, nutrition, fashion, current trends & events, and a wide variety of other useful and interesting topics.

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Business Seminars and Workshops

The CBEE periodically runs seminars and workshops which focus on business skills development and a variety of relevant business topics.  Many of these events are interactive and draw upon the accumulated experience and knowledge of speakers, facilitators, and seminar participants from across our business community.

View available seminars and workshops