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Gratitude Interview: Audrey Walls, Marketing Assistant

Audrey Walls is the marketing assistant for the Center for Corporate Education. She brings nearly 10 years of professional writing, coaching, and advising experience to the role, along with an appetite for all things career development. She holds an M.Ed. in Counselor Education, an M.F.A. in creative writing, and a B.A. in English. She lives […]

What We’re Reading: With Ann Deaton, PhD

Ann Deaton, PhD, is a fan-favorite facilitator with good reason. She’s led some of our most popular programs here at the CCE, including Coaching for Leaders and Managers, Leading and Developing Your Team, and more. We asked her what she had been reading or listening to lately that keeps her informed, engaged, and curious for […]

Your Virtual Desk: Why a Good Learning Management System (LMS) Matters

When our staff at the Center for Corporate Education realized that online learning would not necessarily be a passing phase, but the future of professional development, we made a strong investment in not only pivoting to meet our student needs, but improving on how we might deliver online content. With that in mind, we partnered […]

We’re On A Roll: CCE Scholarships for 2019-2020

Oftentimes, professional development doesn’t come without a financial cost. Here at the CCE, we believe that access to meaningful professional training and programs shouldn’t be exclusive to those who can afford it. With that in mind, we offer a set amount of scholarships for each of our classes to participants who work for public or […]

Lean Six Sigma Demystified

Quality improvement, operational effectiveness, and deficit reduction are all business goals that any organization would strive to achieve… but what does it all mean, really? And how does an organization, or even a single employee, begin the process? Luckily, the Six Sigma program is all about process. Originally designed as a process improvement tool for […]

Class Is Not Dismissed: The Decision to Pursue Additional Education

No matter when you last left a classroom, whether it was high school, college, or beyond, chances are good that you never stopped learning. In both professional and personal situations, changing, adapting and learning new skills are endemic to the human experience. In one of my favorite television shows, Shameless, the character of Lip Gallagher […]

Get That Money: Or, How to Ask Your Boss for Professional Development Funds

After days of Googling, clicking, and scrolling, you finally did it: found a professional development program that hits everything you’re looking for. The content is relevant, the facilitator is an expert, and the experience will boost the daylights out of your resume. It’s amazing! It’s perfect! You’re ready to hit that register button! Well, except […]