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At Joseph Business School, we are here to equip you. To guide you. To empower you to step into the call that God has given you. Our business courses are founded in biblical values, uniquely designed to give you a deeper understanding of becoming a true entrepreneur. In our programs, you’ll find highly qualified instructors, access to capital funding, and other empowering benefits.

Join us at our upcoming Open Houses where you can:

- Experience our unique approach to teaching entrepreneurship God’s way

- Tour out facilities

- Personally talk with our faculty and staff


Open House #1 – Saturday, July 23, 2016 – 10:30am – 11:30am | Joseph Center

Open House #2,3 – Sunday, July 24, 2016 – following the 9:00am and 11:15am services | BTC
Open House #4 – Saturday, August 20, 2016 – 10:30am – 11:30am | Joseph Center

Open House #5,6 – Sunday, August 21, 2016 – following the 9:00am and 11:15am services | BTC


Continuing Education and Professional Development

IT Security Fundamentals $1,056Purchase required to enroll

Date: 7/26/16 - 10/11/16

Time:: 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Location: JC Lab

IT Security Fundamentals Course: This is an introductory course to security designed to introduce students to the basics for understanding security for internet environments. This course focuses on the design, implementation and management of security protocols and is not intended to build mastery of skills. This course introduces students between of all ages who are new to security.

Software Development Fundamentals $1,056Purchase required to enroll

Date: 7/28/16 - 10/13/16

Time: 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Location: JC Lab

Software Development Fundamentals Course- This is an introductory course to programming designed as an entry-level training for students seeking to build careers as a programming with a focus inclusive of general software development for web applications, desktop applications and understanding databases.

HTML & APP Development Fundamentals $1,056Purchase required to enroll

HTML5 & APP Development Fundamentals Course- This is an introductory course to usage of HTML5 in building user interfaces (APP Development), organization, input and validation; understanding CSS, managing text flow; JavaScript and coding essentials; creating animations, graphics, device and operating systems resources and much more.

General Education/ Adult Literacy (Tuesday / Thursday) Free

Date: 8/23/2016 -12/15/16

Time: 6:15 pm - 9:15 pm

Location: 163

The General Education Diploma Readiness course is designed to prepare students to pass the General Education Development (G.E.D.) examination. Five content areas of general education are the basis for this course. English, grammar and usage, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, and computerized skills are emphasized. This course is designed for students who are 17 years of age or older.

General Education/ Adult Literacy (Saturday) Free

Date: 8/27/16 - 12/17/16

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: 163

The General Education Diploma Readiness course is designed to prepare students to pass the General Education Development (G.E.D.) examination. Five content areas of general education are the basis for this course. English, grammar and usage, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, and computerized skills are emphasized. This course is designed for students who are 17 years of age or older.

MS Word $400Purchase required to enroll

This course will provide a general introduction into using Microsoft Word to create and edit simple documents; format documents; add tables and lists; add design elements and layout options; and proof documents.

Date: 10/3/16 - 12/19/16
Location: JC Lab
Time: 6:15 am - 9:15 am

SBDC Workshops

Start Your Business in Illinois Free

Take the First Step on Making Your Dream of Business Ownership a Reality.

This workshop is FREE but registration is required

This workshop provides the emerging entrepreneur with an overview of the required components for opening a business in Illinois and what laws affect home based business. Topics include Characteristics of a Business Owner, How to determine the Feasibility of a Business Idea, Overview of a Business Structure, Components of a Business Plan, Options for Financing a Business, and Legal Requirements in the State of Illinois.

ABCS OF CERTIFICATION $15Purchase required to enroll

This workshop provides an overview of the business certification process and helps an owner determine if certification is right for their business. Attendees will gain an understanding of how certification can be important for a business, what types of certifications are available, the requirements for each and how to apply.

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING $15Purchase required to enroll

This training program is designed to help small businesses understand government contracting programs. It is about helping small firms learn about and take advantage of government contracting programs. By completing this training program, students will gain an understanding of the components of the government contracting process.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY $250Purchase required to enroll

This 2-day workshop will provide the business owner or inventor with an understanding of their rights as the creator, how to protect those rights, and the business side of bringing a concept to market. Participants will learn the difference between patents, trademarks and copyrights. You will also gain an understanding of how to prepare a patent application, how to perform your own patent or trademark search, how to evaluate your idea’s commercial potential.