Finance & Administration

Center for Professional Development

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Welcome to the Center for Professional Development (CPD) at RIT. Through CPD, the Human Resources Department provides programming for all employees that will facilitate professional growth and development at RIT.

Through our instructor led courses as well as our online courses through E-Learning Zone, CPD is a unique resource providing single point access to hundreds of educational opportunities and training programs from best-in-class providers, both internal and external to RIT. Stretch the limits of professional development and experience RIT's customer-focused approach to supplying the learning resources you need.

Vision Statement:

The Center for Professional Development (CPD) is recognized as the center of excellence at RIT for providing professional development opportunities and resources that meet the evolving needs of employees throughout the university.

Mission Statement:

The mission of CPD is to provide high quality, timely and cost-effective professional development events and resources to university employees.  CPD achieves its mission by delivering in person and online programs facilitated by internal and external partners, and by seeking continual feedback from subject matter experts and internal stakeholders.

Required training for all RIT employees:

Harassment and Discrimination Training 

Early Intervention Training 

If you cannot find the answer to your question after your visit to our site, please contact us at cpdcoop@rit.edu