Professional Development Programs

Professional Development Courses

Browse Spring 2017 Professional Development Courses

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Agile Leadership and Process Improvement

Career Series
All courses in the Career Series will be occurring 5:30PM to 7:30PM 

Grant Writing

Human Resource Management

SHRM 2017   

Leadership and Professional Skills

Lean Six Sigma


Professional Communication

  • Additional Communication workshops
      • Business Writing Basics
      • *NEW* Proposal Writing for Technical Professionals
        (*Please note: The dates of this course are different from what our mailing brochure states. The scheduled dates of Proposal Writing for Technical Professionals are 2/16/17, 2/23/17, 3/2/17 and 3/9/17*)
      • *NEW* Writing Policy Manuals
        (*Please note: The dates and time of this course are different from what our mailing brochure states. The scheduled dates of Writing Policy Manuals are 4/6/17, 4/13/17 and 4/20/17 and the time of each class is 1PM to 5PM*)

Project Management


Test Prep for Grad School


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