Bristol Community College-Economic and Business Development

Bristol Community College’s Economic and Business Development supports and enriches the region’s economy and the Commonwealth through workforce development strategies, innovative growth initiatives and training, and language skill development.


Economic and Business Development is comprised of areas that are critical to supporting economic and business development initiatives, establishing critical external partnerships, performing business-related needs assessments, developing and offering essential training for existing and future workforce, enhancing the region’s literacy and educational attainment with secondary education credentialing, and supporting regional industry growth in the innovation economy.

Economic and Business Development serves residents through Business Solutions & Partnerships (BS&P)Adult Education, the National Offshore Wind Institute, and Grant Development. This critical area works cooperatively with the college and the campus community, enrolls a diverse array of student profiles, and provides solutions to a broad list of regional, state, national, and global issues. Additionally, Economic and Business Development seeks to promote and support critical industries through workforce programs with needed career and technical competencies, including sectors in the Innovation sector.

Economic & Business Development has established partnerships with regional businesses, chambers of commerce, MassHire Workforce boards and associated Career Centers, economic development organizations, industrial foundations, and literacy-focused organizations, and K-12 and higher educational institutions.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development (Specialty)

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Grant Funding (Specialty)

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Workforce Incentives (Specialty)
  • Workforce Training (Specialty)

Management Issues

  • Human Resources (Specialty)
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Human Resources (Specialty)


  • Lab Space (Specialty)


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training (Specialty)
  • Business Management Training (Specialty)
  • Health and Safety Training (Specialty)
  • Health Care Training (Specialty)
  • Human Resources Training (Specialty)
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)
  • Trade Education and Training
Contact Information
Angela Johnston
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720