The Budget and Control Board’s Center for
Excellence provides well-equipped facilities and professional services
to meet a wide range of training needs among governmental and other
organizations in the South Carolina Midlands.
Located one block from
the State House grounds in downtown Columbia, the Center offers more
than 3,500 square feet of space in settings which can accommodate groups
ranging from 15 people in an executive conference setting to more than
80 people in an auditorium-style arrangement.
A total of six training rooms are available in the Center: four
general purposes rooms with capacities of 30-40 people each, the
computer training room with a capacity of 12, and the conference-style
room with seating for 12-20 persons.
All general purpose training rooms come equipped with screens,
television monitors and other audio/visual equipment for use in
classroom presentations. Three of the rooms have movable chairs and
tables to accommodate various arrangements and layouts. A fourth
training room has permanent capacity for 26 people in tiered seating
with individual computer outlets.
Conference Room. This room features conference table and
chairs suitable for 12-20 people.
Computer Lab. This specially-equipped room has 12
computers and an instructor work station for computer and computer-based
Room 115. This multi-purpose
room has more than 650 square feet in a 32 feet by 20 feet configuration
and can accommodate 25-to-40 people. Seating arrangement is flexible,
and there is also a small sink and outlets for preparation of coffee or