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About KBS

At Kelm Business School we leverage technology in our business, executive, and leadership training programs with the types of interactivity and connectivity reflective of digital age workplace environments. Our graduates earn practical, tactical, and analytical skills in their preparation for the complex business world.

Training and Programs

All of our programs grant different levels of industry-recognized certifications. Attendees can be trained in executive leadership, small business leadership, software and systems development, social media marketing, digital media, and project management.

Our mission is educate individuals in urban environments to become leaders and builders of enterprises in their local communities and society at large. We are equally committed to creating and disseminating pathbreaking knowledge, concepts, and tools which advance the understanding and practice of management for all adult learners. Our unrivaled culture of academic excellence is groundbreaking because we bring higher education to the local community. Our faculty members are college professors with experience in business practices in every sector. We conduct research to collect data in real time about the global business environment, to teach a transformative and ever-evolving curriculum that develops leaders poised to create opportunity in any environment.

Curriculum

Our curriculum is constantly evolving to meet the changing demands of business. Through our core courses, we develop students into leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset. They learn an invaluable set of skills essential to recognizing opportunities and seizing them. We provide the guidance and opportunity for them to evolve as effective leaders, so they will not only stand out as they move further ahead in their careers.

Diversity and Inclusion

Take one look around Kelm and you will see the world reflected in our culture and the content of our work. Students come to KBS from all backgrounds and bring with them strong potential for business success. Our unparalleled student services co-curricular activities helps them navigate to a wider world of opportunity. We create a learning community for promoting the individual's personal and professional goals.

Leadership Development

Great leaders create a culture of excellent performance that an organization needs to accelerate results. Our programs, grounded in business research and industry experience, address the specific challenges faced at each level of leadership — whether you’re just starting out, leading from the middle, or running a global organization. We help you create and build teams for peak performance so they burn bright.

Community Development

To achieve our vision of inspiring leaders in the local community who can transform the world, we strive to build and sustain a welcoming and intellectual community that values and respects individuals’ different and shared identities and perspectives. We work with local community agencies, and government associations to reach adult learners at the grassroots level.

The Kelm Experience

Kelm Business School was established by educational leaders and business professionls for the public benefit to increase diversity and inclusion for individuals faced with challenges in academics and the workfore. Throughout our great history, Kelm has offered access to a wide range of academic opportunities for indivudals seeking practical and expert skills. As a consortium of higher education administrators, we have pioneered a change in professional development in the digtal age.

Executive Leadership

The Executive Leadership program understands your realities, and prepares you to accelerate your career potential, bring game-changing business ideas forward, and prepare for a global economy. Classes are held on site and in online formats. Select the best options that suit your lifestyle. Our comprehensive curriculum builds a foundation for success in any business sector where you can specialize or explore new arenas. Renowned academic professors inspire you through academic excellence, and industry experts bridge theory with real-time business practice.

Information Technology

The program provides a superior education to traditional higher learning programs, by integrating information technology with, project management and business analytics. It also enhances the students' analytical thinking, skills, and practical experience. If you looking to graduate with a demonstrated skills that connects your shared interests in business and technology, this program will prepares you for a wide range of careers including computer and information system management, web and applications software development, network management and database programming industries.

Digital Media

Digital Media careers are a large and growing field as the skills are in demand around the world. You might be surprised to discover that a strong portfolio can be more important than formal education. If you are talented, many companies will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your skills and move up the ladder, without having a post-secondary degree in that field. Being creative, having an understanding of digital media, and the ability to program and design for the web, are critical skills for this career field. Careers in digital media include social media marketing, graphic designer, video editor, web application developer, and even photography.

TALENTS Workforce Development:
Information Technology

The Training Adult Learners for Entrepreneurship, Networking, and Technology Sectors (TALENTS) Technology Workforce Development program is a workforce development initiative which prepares adult learners for mid-level entry in technology careers. Our program trains students for employment as a: 1. Computer Programmer, 2. Web Designer and Developer, 3. Database Administrator, and 4. Project Manager. Students acquire advanced technical knowledge while handling complex real-world challenges. Learners will acquire foundational educational credentials, as well as marketable technology skills, nationally recognized certification, relationships with experts in the industry, and hands on work experience. Participants are taught both hard and soft workforce skills while their self-efficacy is simultaneously built.

TALENTS Workforce Development:
Networking & Media

The Training Adult Learners for Entrepreneurship, Networking, and Technology Sectors abbreviated TALENTS program is a workforce development initiative which prepares adult learners for mid-level entry in a wide range of digital marketing careers. Our program Networking and Media Workforce Development trains students for employment in the field of: 1. Social Media Marketing, 2. Graphics Design, 3. Digital Media Marketing, and 4. Web Development. Students acquire advanced technical knowledge while handling complex real-world challenges. Learners will acquire foundational educational credentials, as well as marketable technology skills, nationally recognized certification, relationships with experts in the industry, and hands on work experience. Participants are taught both hard and soft workforce skills while their self-efficacy is simultaneously built.

TALENTS Workforce Development:
Entrepreneurship & Business

Entrepreneurs all over the country are pursuing their passions, and you can confidently join them when you enroll our TALENTS program small business leaders. We can show you everything you need to know about small business marketing and management so that you can be successful in your next exciting endeavor. Whether you want to start small by working from home, or turn your creativity into a thriving business, we prepare you for each stage of business development: time management, funding, creating a business plan and more, as well as the basics of small business accounting and finance. You will receive business training and coaching to prepare for the Certification of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, a credential that helps any businessperson get a good head start.

Our goal is to be the premiere higher education institution for helping individuals reach their goal of thriving in the business and technology sectors.

Kelm Business School Chief Academic Officer