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Continuing Education and Business Services Division

The Continuing Education & Business Services (CEBS) Division at IVCC is committed to the College's mission by providing lifelong learning experiences to community members and business development opportunities to local companies. In addition CEBS supports our communities through community outreach initiatives and partnerships with local economic development organizations and chambers of commerce.The CEBS Division is comprised of two service centers; the Continuing Education Center and the Business Training Center.  

Continuing Education Center

The Continuing Education Center's (CEC) purpose is to enrich lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities. Staff design, develop and offer a wide array of non-credit and credit courses, trips/tours, science & art camps, and special events that enrich the lives of adults and youth. Affordable, convenient classes are offered each summer, fall, and spring on the college campus and at many community locations including IVCC's Ottawa Center.

Center staff collaborate with our community, area business professionals, and instructors to ensure the delivery of innovative programs, classes and special events. Center staff respond to the needs and interests of the community by developing current and dynamic programming in exciting open enrollment programs.

Community Education
Professional Development
Accelerated Career Programs 
Youth Programs
Trips and Tours
Phone: (815) 224-0427


Business Training Center

The Business Training Center (BTC) serves district companies by providing business consulting and customized training programs that improve employee performance and enhances organizational productivity, efficiency and quality. The services are comprehensive in scope and are designed to meet the needs of district companies that want to improve the skills of their workforce to become or remain competitive in our ever-changing global marketplace.  Services include:

Customized Training
Business Consulting
Employee Skill Assessment
Contractor Safety Training Program

Phone (815) 224-0280