Catalyst for Economic Development

The training programs and resources of the Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry help create high-performing employees, managers and organizations. The services of CCBI range from online classes to customized training and from reference material to professional advising.

Customized Training

Bring your employee training challenge to CCBI and we will quickly customize a solution for the specific needs of your business or agency. We deploy expert trainers and consultants to design and implement workshops where you need them and when you want them.

Web Based Training: Ed2Go

We also offer online not for credit training and workshops through our Ed2Go program if you want to access training from your office or home--24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Small Business Support

CCBI houses several programs to support small business. Our Small Business Development Center provides the tools and environment to help business owners make great decisions. Discover how you can profit from our resource library, workshops and expert advisors.

Do you have an idea for a new business and don't know where to start? Consider our MicroEnterprise Resources, Initiatives & Training program. MERIT offers classes to launch and operate a successful new business.

If you’ve been in business at least one year and are looking for a program to help you take your business to the next level, our Small Business Management program could be right for you. See what other business owners are saying.

A select group of entrepreneurs are participating in the new Edge Business Accelerator where they benefit from entrepreneurship courses, business coaching, and access to office resources.

Improve Your Job Skills

Our community and continuing education program offers noncredit instruction in a range of professional development offerings –

Certification preparation    Career development    

   Continuing education        Community enrichment classes

As of January 1, 2011 all properties owned and/or controlled by Chemeketa will be smoke free. This policy applies to all college employees, tenants, students and guests.

Chemeketa Center for Business & Industry
626 High St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503.399.5181