About Business and Society Center. The Center is a collaborative effort of local businesses and consulting companies in Maryland. The Center focuses on practical courses that deliver sought for knowledge to tackle current and future challenges in the area of business development, good governance and professional excellence. New challenges require new approaches to create successful solutions. The Center specializes in course-type trainings for business owners, local government officials and professionals. It helps to create effective strategies for job-seekers and those who seek professional advice in career planning and career transformation.