Professional Development

Our programs provide professionals, students and new college graduates with relevant non-credit professional development opportunities, including fast-track training in practical areas such as digital marketing.

In addition, we can customize courses for your organization and either come to your business or host your team on campus.

If you are interested in a professional development program but you don’t see one listed here, please send us an email and let us know. We’re always looking to improve our list of offerings.

Business U

As a business owner, your time is consumed with building a better, more profitable and hopefully more valuable business. Unfortunately, that often means deferring many important personal financial decisions to the future. This course will help you understand the various business and personal financial decisions that should be incorporated into your long-term thinking.


Certified Global Business Professional

Become a NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional (CGBP). The College of Charleston is one of six NASBITE CGBP-accredited training programs available and has the largest number of CGBP-certified faculty members and trainers in the U.S. The two-day session, offered through the Global Business Resource Center, covers the four core knowledge areas tested in the national exam.


Digital Marketing Bootcamp

Digital media has become an undeniable force in the marketing sector. If businesses - both small and large - are to thrive, a strong digital marketing strategy is key. The Center for Continuing and Professional Education currently offers a two-day Social Media and Digital Marketing Strategies for Business boot camp, as well as individual intensive seminars.


Global Logistics and Transportation Professional Development Program

The Global Logistics and Transportation Professional Development Program is designed to provide practical knowledge and training in the many diverse areas of global logistics and transportation. For more information, email Dr. Kent Gourdin or call him at 843.953.5327.