Professional Programs

Meeting the needs of the business community.

The School of Business recognizes the need for executive education and professional development programs for people in the greater Charleston region, across South Carolina and beyond. Currently, we offer NASBITE certified global business professional exam preparation as well as a global logistics and transportation professional development program


Certified Global Business Professional

Become a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP). The College of Charleston is one of six NASBITE CGBP-accredited training programs available and has the largest number of CGBP-certified faculty members and trainers in the U.S. The two-day session, offered through the Global Business Resource Center, covers the four core knowledge areas tested in the national exam. For more information, please contact Dr. David Desplaces or call him at 843.953.6446.

glatGlobal Logistics and Transportation Professional Development Program

The Global Logistics and Transportation Professional Development Program is designed to provide practical knowledge and training in the many diverse areas of global logistics and transportation. For more information, email Dr. Kent Gourdin or call him at 843.953.5327.


Family Enterprise Planning

This executive certification program takes a holistic and inclusive approach to Family Enterprise Planning (FEP). Combining courses in family dynamics, family business strategy and family governance, participants experience three critical systems for family enterprise legacy success. The FEP program offers a unique opportunity to network not only with trailblazers in the field but also peers who understand the challenges of running a family enterprise. 

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