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VCU Center for Corporate Education programs are built on a joint foundation of technical and interpersonal skills, both essential to career success. Our programs equip individuals to navigate the ambiguity of leadership and encourage collaboration to drive both individual growth and organizational goals. Join Us.

Open Enrollment Courses
Open Enrollment CoursesEnhance your technical, management, and leadership skills with interactive workshops that encourage collaboration, introduce new concepts, and build your network.
Custom Solutions
Custom SolutionsCo-Design your ideal learning experience. Assess your organizations needs and create an experience focused on your values, vision, and people.
Coaching & Assessments
Coaching & AssessmentsLeadership development starts with you. The Center offers a number of self-assessments and 1-1 sessions for individual professional development.

Upcoming programs

SHRM Exam Prep

SHRM Exam Prep

Date: Tuesday, January 11 – Tuesday, April 19
Time: 5:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Open to:Graduate students Alumni Business community
Project Management Essentials

Project Management Essentials

Date: Tuesday, February 8 – Thursday, February 17
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Open to:Alumni Business community
Level Up Learning: Ideation and Prototyping

Level Up Learning: Ideation and Prototyping

Date: Friday, February 11
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Open to:Alumni Business community
Level Up Learning: Crafting Meaningful Work

Level Up Learning: Crafting Meaningful Work

Date: Thursday, February 24
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Open to:Alumni Business community
PMP Exam Prep

PMP Exam Prep

Date: Tuesday, March 1 – Thursday, March 17
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Open to:Alumni Business community
Coaching for Leaders and Manager

Coaching for Leaders and Manager

Date: Wednesday, March 16
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open to:Alumni Business community
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Date: Monday, March 21 – Thursday, March 24
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open to:Graduate students Alumni Business community
Level Up Learning: Engineer Your Bliss

Level Up Learning: Engineer Your Bliss

Date: Thursday, March 31
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Open to:Alumni Business community



2020 - 2021 Quick Facts

401

Learners engaged in CCE programs

37

Unique Program Offerings

19

Active Custom Clients

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  • This workshop is informative as well as thought provoking. The topics covered were broad enough to be applied to multiple industries, but detailed enough so that it was fully understood.
    Leading Effective Teams Participant
  • The class allowed me to see decision making much differently and in a positive way. I now understand the difference between managing and coaching and the importance of each.
    Coaching for Leaders and Managers Participant
  • The cost/benefit of your lunch and learn series is excellent. It's so rare that I take a break for lunch, not to combine a wonderful meal with meeting new people and learning about myself was fabulous.
    Lunch and Learn Participant
  • VCU’s program helped me understand the advantages and shortcomings of my work style and the ways I communicate. The program and its presenters provided specific, actionable techniques I’ve used to leverage my abilities while reducing the influence of my limitations. I’ve become more effective and efficient, and built deeper relationships and stronger networks. The program could not have been more influential in my career development, and I’ll forever be grateful for the opportunity to grow.
    David -- Custom Leadership Program Participant
  • I found the Lean Six Sigma class to be very informative and practical, and now I feel like I'm leaving with skills that I can directly apply Monday morning.
    Six Sigma Green Belt Participant

News feed

VCU alumna finds success in CCE courses

VCU alumna finds success in CCE courses

Tuesday, July 20

At the CCE, our biggest success is that of our program participants. Learn more about Samantha Testa, a VCU alumna and recent participant in our “Identifying Your Leadership Style” program, which was facilitated this summer.

CCE Now Offering Credly Badges

CCE Now Offering Credly Badges

Monday, June 14

The Center for Corporate Education at VCU is excited to announce that we are partnering with Credly to offer several new digital badges.

Professional Development On A Budget

Professional Development On A Budget

Wednesday, October 21

Latest installment in our blog series

Making The Most of Online Learning

Making The Most of Online Learning

Tuesday, September 15

Latest installment in our blog series

‘They are excited to have a voice’: VCU business faculty are helping entrepreneurs around the world develop their creative ideas

‘They are excited to have a voice’: VCU business faculty are helping entrepreneurs around the world develop their creative ideas

Sunday, March 8

Michaela Bearden, and Katie Gilstrap are assisting women entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia build their businesses.

The one thing every team needs to be successful

The one thing every team needs to be successful

Tuesday, June 25

Michaela Bearden, director of VCU Center for Corporate Education explains what effective team-building entails.