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Franklin University’s Training Center Announces New Identity and Expanded Offerings

For Immediate Release: February 4, 2013

Contact Sherry Mercurio, Director of Public Relations, 614.947.6581

Columbus, OH —

Franklin University, one of the leading educators of working adults in Central Ohio, is pleased to announce the rebranding of its Center for Professional Training & Development (CPTD) as the Center for Continuing Education (CCE).  As part of the new identity, participants will have access to a new learning portal and expanded course offerings, while internal staff and faculty will enjoy a new business model and improved central operations.

Existing and new users will access the new learning portal and offerings through   The portal allows greater learner options and opportunities by providing a one-stop shop for access and services.  Participants can create an account, register for courses, complete (online) courses at their own pace, print completion certificates, and view learner transcripts all in one system, 24/7.

Through its new partnership with Skillsoft, more than 340 online, self-paced courses are now available through CCE, covering some of the hottest topics across a wide range of industries, including courses in business & professional skills, computing & technology, and safety & security.  Many of CCE’s existing courses will continue to be offered along with new courses such as the EVC™ Certification programs which teach the Enterprise Value Creation methodology.  EVC™ certifications provide the necessary skills and competence for communicating and measuring the value created with new projects, solutions and/or process improvement initiatives. 

About the Center for Continuing Education
Whether you're looking to advance your current career, transition jobs, start your own business, or learn new concepts, the Franklin University Center for Continuing Education offers career development workshops and professional certificates that will give you a competitive edge in today's workforce. 

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master's and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals.  From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work. Students can take classes through Franklin through its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, two central Ohio locations, in Beavercreek, at co-locations across Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and online. In addition, the University's MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


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