Resource Center (BRC)
About Our Campus
opening its doors January 2008, Merced College’s Business Resource
Center (BRC) has become the focal point for area businesses and
employers who are looking for job training opportunities.
The BRC programs and services…
Workplace Learning Resource Center
(WpLRC) seeks to provide
local employers and citizens of the greater Merced area with
customized training, leadership, and development programs.
The programs offered are functional in context to the job by
providing skill enhancement that employees can apply
immediately to their job after training.
- Since 2000, the
WpLRC has offered a module-based training program through
Customer Service Academy
CSA class topics include communicating with people,
customer service, team building, attitude in the workplace,
values and ethics, stress management, time management,
conflict management, decision making, and managing
Center for International Trade Development
(CITD) provides quality training and services to small and
medium sized enterprises that are potential or current
exporters or importers.
Often the Center will offer businesses conferences,
workshops, and seminars designed to provide information and
tools to help capitalize on global business, reference, and
referral services, regulatory and operational challenges.
Career Advancement Academy
(CAA) provides training and certification programs for
students interested in computers in business and medical
These educational tracks are designed to provide
instructional programs for adult learners to meet the
current workforce needs of the community’s businesses and
Community Services provides
opportunities for education, enrichment, and adventure. The
courses are not-for-credit ranging from ceramics to fitness
boot camp and from kid’s camps to animal care. The program
hosts a wide variety of excursions throughout the year,
including trips to sporting events, theatre shows, cultural
functions, educational venues, and recreational activities.
While each program serves different
constituents and provide an array of outcomes—all are designed to assist in
strengthening the workplace and/or to provide enriching opportunities in the
greater Merced area.
For more information about the
programs offered through the Merced College Business Resource Center call
209.386.6737 or email
Merced College - Business Resource Center
630 W 19th Street
Merced, CA 95348