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Skills Enhancement and Professional Development

The HR Office of Organization Development & Training provides a wide array of educational opportunities for employees at all levels who want to learn new skills or enhance their job performance. 

In addition to programs specifically for managers, supervisors and leads, we offer the following courses and workshops that can benefit all employees as they strive for professional growth:

Find a program or course

View a full list of learning opportunities offered by the Organization Development & Training team.

Skills enhancement program

The Skills Enhancement Program features a range of different courses taught by caring instructors in a small classroom setting. We are dedicated to helping employees meet their personal education and career goals.

You may benefit from one or more of our skills enhancement classes if you want to:

  • Change or grow your position and need to refresh your skills
  • Learn medical terminology
  • Refresh or learn new word processing or other computer skills
  • Earn a GED/high school diploma
  • Learn American Sign Language
  • Prepare for college entrance exams by brushing up on your skills
  • Overcome math, reading or grammar/writing challenges in your current job

Classes are held at the East Baltimore campus. Core semesters typically start in March and August or September, and we usually offer an abbreviated summer session. Most classes require a skills assessment to ensure accurate class placement.

Learn more and enroll

For program FAQs, detailed class descriptions and self-enrollment instructions, download the Learning Opportunities Catalog.

For more information on the Skills Enhancement Program, contact Barbara Edwards at 410-614-0273.

Professional development courses

Our professional development courses are geared toward employees at all levels who want to grow professionally and enhance their effectiveness in their current positions.

You may benefit from one or more of these professional development courses if you want to:

  • Plan for and get the career you want
  • Become a more effective communicator
  • Better understand and communicate with customers and patients
  • Discover your behavioral style and learn strategies for recognizing and working with people of differing styles
  • Improve or develop public speaking and presentation skills
  • Overcome difficulties with time management, procrastination, stress or interpersonal conflicts in the workplace

Learn more and enroll

For program FAQs, detailed class descriptions and self-enrollment instructions, download the Learning Opportunities Catalog.

For more information on professional development courses, contact Love Joyner at 410-614-0277.

 
 

Questions About Education Programs?

Call or stop by!
M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., or by appointment

Employee training and education
410-614-0277 / Osler 7

Project REACH / Community Education Programs
443-997-4585  / Eastern Campus, B220F

 

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