The Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation offers a Spring and Fall series of professional development programs in in-demand business skills to help improve the skills of the Central Maine Business Community.
The Fall 2019 Professional Development Series will open for registration in August 2019. Registration links will be provided along with details on the programs and the dates they are offered.
Questions? Contact Josh Devou, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-859-1159
Looking to take a for-credit course?
In addition to Professional Development, Thomas College part-time and accelerated graduate programs. Our programs are designed to be flexible and meet your busy lifestyle and will help you stand out in the workforce.
Build your Resume with Certificates!
Participants receive certificates of completion at the end of each course.
Additionally, courses are separated into one of two categories: The Leadership Academy and The Skills Center.
The Leadership Academy
The Leadership Academy has been created to provide the right skills within the right context to assist individuals looking to take on leadership roles in supervisory, management, and executive positions within their organizations.
As professionals, we all need to advance our skill set from time to time to stay on top of our game. The following courses will help your employees learn or refine skills in these particular subject areas.
Take the next step: Get a certificate of Leadership or Business Skills
After completing 45 hours of courses under the “Leadership Academy” designation, receive a Certificate of Leadership from the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation. Current and past Leadership Academy offerings are: Leadership Symposium, Supervision I and II, Introduction to Agile and Process Management, and Project Management.
After Completing 45 hours of courses under the “Skills Center” Designation, receive a Certificate of Business Skills from the Harold Alfond Institute for Business Innovation. Current Skills Center offerings are: High-Performance Sales, Effective Teamwork, Technical Writing and Masterful Communications, and Grant Writing Boot Camp.