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New Applicants

All new applicants must successfully complete the Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) Program Webinar. This is a mandatory step to begin the CBE certification process.  Applicants have 24 hours to complete the webinar once they begin the course. A passing score of 80% is required to receive credit for this webinar. Applicants should allot at least 60 minutes to complete the webinar.

To access the webinar please use the following link http://dslbd.mindflash.com/PublicCoursePage.aspx?c=1142897417.

System Requirements To Access The Webinar:

To access the webinar in a browser, the minimum system requirements are:

Operating System:

Mac 10.5 or higher

Windows Vista, Win7, or Win8

Internet Connection:

Cable/DSL or faster


Firefox 25+

Chrome latest version

Internet Explorer 9+

Safari 5+


This webinar supports use of tablets and mobile devices by Trainees using the web browser on the device.  iPad users can download the Mindflash iPad app and access the webinar that way.


Start CBE Online Application

If you have already successfully completed the webinar, please start the CBE Online application. Click on REGISTER to start the process. Your username and password for the webinar are completely different from the application process.
NOTE: Make sure you are using browser Microsoft Internet Explorer version 9 or above. CBE Online can ONLY run in this browser.


All webinar questions should be sent to [email protected].


IMPORTANT NOTE: Businesses certified on or after March 11, 2015 are certified for three (3) years.   Although the CBE number issued will reflect a two (2) year expiration date, if approved, your business will not expire for three (3) years.  Notification will be sent to the business regarding the official expiration date.