Professional Development

The Virginia Tech Richmond Center offers a series of human development workshops designed to enhance self and social awareness, interpersonal relationship and optimize performance in the workplace. The center successfully partners with the public and private sectors to enhance employee learning, discovery and engagement. Each course can be customized to effectively meet your organizations needs.

Interpersonal Development:

Introduction to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI)
The Art of Communication
Bridging the Generation Gap
Conflict Management
Living Your Values
Emotional Intelligence
Cross Cultural Teambuilding
VIA Signature Strengths and You

WorKforce Development Workshops:

Virginia Public Sector Leader Training
Teambuilding with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI)
Managing Through Change & Transition
Fundamental Skills of Management
Dimensions of Leadership & Management
Emerging Leaders
Train the Trainer for Subject Matter Experts(SME)
Leading Meaningfully: Meaningful Work for High Performance
“Smart Creatives” for Quality Innovation
New Ways of Organizing and Leading: Conscious Capitalism

Technical Training & Prep Courses:

Conducting Root Cause Failure Analyses of Metallic Materials
Corrosion, Its Control & Possivly Useful Operating Tractics
Project Management Certification Prep Course
Fall Protection

K-12 Education Skill-Building Courses:

Classroom Management 21st Century Learning Community
21st Century Innovation Project Based Learning Activities
Building Blocks for Successful Collaboration and Co-Teaching
Introduction to Blogging for Educators
Strategically Engaging 100% of Students in Meaningful Ways
Google Apps for Teachers
Building an Online Professional Portfolio

Whether it's designing and delivering a leadership development course for your management team or convening a meeting between your leadership team and our nationally ranked research faculty, let the Virginia Tech Richmond Center be the premier provider of your continuing education resources.

For more information on these workshops or how Virginia Tech can customize others for your organization, please contact Lesa Hanlin, Interim Director of the Virginia Tech Richmond Center at or Kim Harrison, Assistant Director, VT Richmond Center at

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The Virginia Tech Richmond Center is your gateway to the opportunities offered by the commonwealth's senior land grant university:

Customized contract or certificate courses for your team and organization

Open enrollment continuing and professional education

Conference and event planning; meeting management

Community outreach programs

Research for business-industry, non-profit or state and local governments

Graduate education