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NIB Business Basics and Workplace Basics

Advance your skills and prepare for success!


This program is offered by a partnership between National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired. You may take as many as you like while learning anytime, anywhere. Upon successful completion of each course, Hadley will award you a Certificate of Achievement.

Course Listing

Business Basics Courses

  1. Business Fundamentals
  2. Business Communications
  3. Business Writing
  4. Using Excel
  5. Forsythe Center Combination (three Mini-Modules):

Certificates of Completion

You will earn a Certificate of Completion from NIB by successfully completing all five Business Basics courses.

How much does it cost?

All courses are tuition-free. There is no charge for course materials. Your only cost is your commitment of time and diligence.

Enrollment Process

Complete and submit this Enrollment Application. All courses will be available to you, regardless of your selection. In all Hadley courses, a credentialed instructor will grade your work and be available for assistance. When ready for another course, either enroll through Hadley's OASIS (Online Automated Student Information System) or contact Student Services at 800-323-4238.

Contact Us

For help in online enrollment or to discuss NIB's Business Basics, please contact Karen Pal, NIB, 703-310-0515 or kpal@nib.org. Or contact Hadley's Student Services at 800-323-4238.