Category Archives: Workforce Training & Development

Fridays for Workforce Innovation: Team Building and Leadership Tools

Last spring, Towson University Center for Professional Studies launched Fridays for Workforce Innovation as a way to connect our education, business, nonprofit, and government communities. It is a monthly discussion that looks at innovations and best practices in workforce development and training. We are kicking

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Using Video Production for Workforce Development

A unique service we offer at Towson University Center for Professional Studies (CPS) is video production. Initially, this may seem like an odd service to provide for a team that specializes in workforce development training. However, video production does fit seamlessly with our other services.

Tips for Creating a Successful Client-Based Portfolio

It’s easy to get into the grind of work and focus on project after project, deadline after deadline. But sometimes it’s important to take a step back and look at all the new projects you’ve amassed. When thinking about how to keep your client-based portfolio

eLearning: Three Ways to Use It Differently

The Towson University Center for Professional Studies (CPS) develops customized workforce training programs for clients within the government and corporate sectors. One way our team does this is through the use of customized eLearning tools. When we think of eLearning, we usually think of slides

Fridays for Workforce Innovation: Training Evaluation

The field of professional development and workforce training is dynamic as technology continues to drive change. Last month the Center for Professional Studies launched a speaker series called Fridays for Workforce Innovation to help business leaders in our region address these changes. Nicole Tucker-Smith, founder

Fridays for Workforce Innovation

The field of professional development and workforce training is dynamic as technology continues to drive change. Think about it. The way our kids learn today is dramatically different than the way you or I learned. The highlight of my 3rd grade year was computer day

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Project Management Best Practices

Working as a Project Manager for the Center for Professional Studies (CPS) at Towson University, I often find myself immersed in a copious amount of projects that are all seemingly different. However, I believe the biggest aspect to project management is organization. Using the following

Professional Leadership Program for Women: Keynote Speaker

A couple months back, I wrote about the impact the Towson University Professional Leadership Program for Women had on participants, their employers and their organizations. On January 20, 2016, we will welcome another class of women from diverse backgrounds to Towson University for another semester-long

TU Professional Leadership Program for Women

In 2014, leaders from Towson University began talking about how the University could harness our connections and provide a forum that would empower women with new leadership skills. We wanted to create a forum where women leaders could gain more self-awareness and create positive changes