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Instructor and Partner Spotlight: Enrique Vizoso

This month, CPE talked to Enrique Vizoso who serves as a vital partner and instructor. Enrique is a supply chain consultant with over 30 years of experience in manufacturing and logistics operations in the United States and Mexico.  In his leadership positions with Fortune 500 companies, he led a number of initiatives to revolutionize supply chain operations. His focus as a consultant is to guide businesses through supply chain

CPE Begins Offering Crucial Conversations to Domestic Violence Shelters

“Where do you feel stuck?” It’s a question often echoed in training rooms around the world as leaders and professionals from all variations of industry work to master a new approach to communication through VitalSmarts’ Crucial Conversations training. “The ability to talk to almost anyone about almost anything!” It’s a powerful tag line, and one that VitalSmarts delivers on as their curriculum is currently being used in 300 of

Tyner Academy Students Raise ACT Score With CPE

In the fall of 2018, the Center for Professional Education partnered with UTC’s School of Education to provide an ACT test prep course for Tyner Academy’s Future Ready Institute: Teaching as a Profession Pathway. The student cohort recently received their test scores with 92% seeing increases in their ACT scores. One student’s ACT score increased by five points while another student showed a gain of 10 points. At least

Instructor Spotlight: Kim Sexton

Every month, CPE will feature an instructor, stakeholder, or participant. We will highlight their program area and provide insight into their professional work life.   For our first spotlight, we talked with Kim Sexton, SHRM-SCP, Human Resources Consultant for Erlanger Health Systems. Kim Sexton serves as CPE”s SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Prep Instructor. She has taught the course for over 10 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the certification exam.    During our chat, we asked Kim about

February 2019 Newsletter Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities Project Management Sales Project Coordinator – Kimball, TN WestRock Senior IT Project Manager Unum Project Manager Sulzer Project Manager Marketing Alliance Group Senior Project Manager Sach Electric See more project management jobs by joining our Project Management Mailing List! Human Resources HR Business Partner, Manager Sanofi Site Human Resources Manager  Faurecia Human Resources Generalist Kenco Consultant, Talent Acquisition Tennessee Valley Authority HR Manager Yanfeng Automotive Interiors HR

February 2019 Newsletter Upcoming Courses

Upcoming Courses Professional Development 2/21/19 – 5/23/19 SHRM Exam Prep 3/2/19 – 5/11/19 APICS CPIM Exam Prep Part 2 3/11/19 – 3/15/19 PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp Test Prep 2/14/19 – 3/26/19  LSAT – On Campus 2/21/19 – 3/26/19 LSAT Live – Online 3/3/19 – 4/28/19  SAT Online Blitz  3/12/19 – 4/7/19 – ACT Test Prep – On Campus 3/20/19 – 4/15/19 GRE Live – Online 3/21/19 – 4/16/19 GMAT Live – Online Medical Career Courses 3/5/19 – 6/13/19 Clinical

AdTech Ceramics Partners With UTC For Leadership Academy

“Everyone here is a leader,” Bill Minehan, President of AdTech Ceramics says to the inaugural AdTech Ceramics Leadership Academy cohort. He continues, “We hope this opportunity helps you grow and develop. Your contribution matters.” As Minehan spoke, smiles and humbled nods spread across the room. AdTech Ceramics recently partnered with UTC Center for Professional Education to provide the AdTech Ceramics Leadership Academy. From new technologies, product lines, and customers,

CPE’s New Financial Assistance Option

At the Center for Professional Education, we are proud to offer financial assistance through Sallie Mae. Sallie Mae Loans are a low interest option to fund your professional education endeavors.   Applications are easily accessible online with a quick 15-minute sign-up process. Sallie Mae Loans can be used for courses that are $1,000 or more. Some CPE courses that qualify are the Pharmacy Tech Program, Medical Billing and Coding, PMP Exam

2019 Supply Chain Lunch and Learn Kick-Off

The Center for Professional Education kicked-off the 2019 Supply Chain Lunch and Learns at Freight Alley on January 18. David Porter, Regional Sales Manager at Georgia Port Authority (GPA), served as the presenter. Porter discussed GPA’s growth and expansion as well as the economic impact the agency has had on Georgia and Tennessee. The monthly Supply Chain Lunch and Learns are a collaborative effort between UTC Center for Professional