BIR Training Center, founded in 1993, is a private for-profit institution with four locations in Chicago, Illinois. It enrolls around 600 students, with programs focusing on English language, TOEFL preparation, applied business communication, medical assisting, accounting and office administration, among others. The institution has a Learning Center, which recommends student friendly self-study websites and offers free one-on-one & group tutoring. Its students can also benefit from additional resources and study material at the center’s library, and take part in its book exchange; designed to encourage leisure reading. BIR Training Center is geared towards skill building and fluency, taught in a way that applies to real-world environments.