The Center for Professional Training & Development


Develop The Skills That Make An Impact

Whether you want to enhance a current skill set or gain new knowledge to expand your career possibilities, workshops offered by The Franklin University Center for Professional Training & Development can help you reach your goals. Taught by industry experts, these intense workshops help you build relevant skills that can be applied immediately in the workplace.

Fire Officer I

Designed to give firefighters the knowledge and skills necessary to advance to the role of Fire Officer, this 10-week online course also provides a way for current officers to enhance their understanding of fire officer roles and responsibilities.  All participants will develop their leadership capabilities and apply critical concepts in team dynamics, interpersonal relationships, as well as refine their understanding of pertinent laws, regulations and methods for building community involvement.


Who Should Attend:

Open to all current firefighters with a focus on the following:

- Flexible online course reduces expenses and minimizes time away from the job
- 2 day residency eliminates overnight lodging costs
- Current theory and practice blended with a leadership focus
- Case studies applied to course knowledge
- Relevant and current information taught by active-duty fire officers
- Complies with all NFPA standards and guidelines
- Approved for college credit at Franklin University

Ask about the new Public Safety Management & Leadership Bachelors degree with a discipline in Fire and Emergency Services!


Next Date:

April 27 - July 6


Location Information:

10-week online course with on-site class at Franklin University on Wednesday, June 1 and Wednesday, June 29


Pricing Information:

Cost:  $500.00  Agency Invoices Accepted

Register 4 / Receive 1 Free

Call for details, 614.947.6173

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From Commercialization to Communication

Do you have the next big marketplace idea? Do you see a void in the marketplace that your idea can satisfy? Are you anxious to begin promoting your new concept?

Attend this workshop and learn the path from commercialization to communication. The commercialization process involves getting your idea ready for the marketplace, from conceptualization to communication.

Topics to be covered in this six-hour course include innovation, the marketing mix, creative problem solving, testing the idea for feasibility and results, and financial considerations using lecture, group discussion, and case study approaches.


Who Should Attend:

Marketing and interdisciplinary professionals across all industries seeking to enhance business development, develop a variety of effective presentation skills to targeted audiences, and advance communication strategies as they relate to both internal and external stakeholders.


Location Information:

Franklin University Main Campus or corporate locations.

Intro to Project Management

This one-day course will provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed to complete projects on time, within budget, and within scope and to satisfy customers with the level of work and service provided.

Topics covered in this workshop include:

  • defining a project
  • characteristics of a project
  • projects in an organizational context
  • people in the project
  • phases of a project
  • why projects fail

Who Should Attend:

Individuals interested in an overview of project management.


Location Information:

Franklin University Main Campus or corporate locations.

Oracle BI EE Exam Preparation

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to design and implement data gathering processes and information analytics architectures within data warehousing environments.  These skills are key in supporting data mining and information analytics modeling applicable to the solving of typical operational, supply and demand problems encountered by organizations.  Learning will be supported by relevant texts, lecture, research, collaboration sessions and projects, both individual and team-based.  The database, data warehouse and computational tools used in this course are Oracle Corporation products.


Who Should Attend:

Those who want to accomplish the following:

  • Learn how to develop and implement solutions using Oracle BI EE that will help you or your customers’ organizations make more informed decisions and take better actions leading to more efficient business processes
  • Increase your understanding of information analytics architecture, modeling, and data warehousing
  • Enhance learning and improve retention within a structured classroom environment and with peer to peer interaction
  • Learn from an experienced and certified Oracle BI EE instructor who will guide you through the Oracle designed materials and walk you through solutions of customer examples provided by Oracle
  • Take advantage of flexible course formats for busy professionals including traditional and online instruction
  • Prepare to pass the Oracle BI EE 11g certification exam

 


Location Information:

Franklin University Main Campus


Pricing Information:

$3,900 (Price includes all materials and final exam given onsite at our Student Learning Center.)

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Reverse Transfer Workshop

Reverse Transfer Workshop is a one day workshop that provides hands on instruction in managing the complexities of Reverse Transfer. With the guidance of Franklin University’s Accreditation and Institutional Effectiveness professionals, you will:

• Understand State initiatives for Reverse Transfer

• Create a game plan for developing Reverse Transfer

• Establish effective strategies to streamline the process at your Institution

• Learn best practices and obtain templates to ensure successful implementation


Location Information:

Franklin University's Main Campus

Frasch Hall

Room 211

201 South Grant Avenue

Columbus, OH 43215


Pricing Information:

$95.00 (includes breakfast and lunch)

Session held 10AM-3:30PM

Social Media Strategies

In this interactive, hands-on learning experience, participants will learn and understand how social media tools can be applied to strategic marketing marketing plans. This course is designed to leverage the skill sets and experiences of each participant in a peer-to-peer learning atmosphere.  

Upon completion of the course, participants will have analyzed marketing concepts and received hand-on feedback about their own social marketing strategy from instructors and industry peers.

You will need to select either online registration or face-to-face registration when you register for this course.


Who Should Attend:

Marketing and non-marketing professionals across all industry types.


Next Date:

March 18


Location Information:

Location:
Downtown Campus or online
Franklin University
201 S. Grant Ave.
Columbus, OH  43215

Frasch Hall, Room 321


Pricing Information:

$350 General Public
$250 Franklin University Students and Alumni
(Students and Alumni please contact CPTD@franklin.edu to register in order to receive your discount)

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Social Media Strategies - online

In this interactive, hands-on learning experience, participants will learn and understand how social media tools can be applied to strategic marketing marketing plans. This course is designed to leverage the skill sets and experiences of each participant in a peer-to-peer learning atmosphere.  

Upon completion of the course, participants will have analyzed marketing concepts and received hand-on feedback about their own social marketing strategy from instructors and industry peers.


Who Should Attend:

Marketing and non-marketing professionals across all industry types.


Next Date:

March 18


Location Information:

Online Course


Pricing Information:

$350 General Public
$299 Franklin University Alumni

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State Authorization: Navigating the Chaos

Are you charged with managing the state authorization of distance education at your institution? Do you need help navigating the chaotic world of state regulations, federal updates, and the seemingly endless paperwork involved? Navigating the Chaos is a two-day workshop that provides hands-on instruction in managing the complexities of state authorization, tailored to your specific institution. With the guidance of Franklin University’s Accreditation & Institutional Effectiveness professionals, you will gain the knowledge to:

  • Create a game plan to obtain and maintain state authorization for your unique institution
  • Interpret state statutes, regulations and administrative code regarding the authorization of distance education
  • Develop effective strategies to communicate key information to states, and to administrators at your institution
  • Obtain, manage, and organize the data essential to the achievement of state authorization for your institution

For upcoming workshop dates, please email: 
stateauth@franklin.edu

Who Should Attend:

Professionals who manage the state authorization, regulations, and federal updates at educational institutions.


Location Information:

Franklin University Main Campus


Pricing Information:

$925/person (institutional team discounts available)
Includes: one-on-one consultation; templates for organization and presentations; breakfast & lunch provided on both workshop days.

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