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Workplace learning is a key component of getting ahead in your career. Read tips from us and our readers on how to fit professional development into your schedule, get funding, and leverage it in your career.

Last updated: 25 Mar 2020
Last updated: 11/18/2019

What is CEU?

CEUs, or Continuing Education Units, are post-secondary education programs for professionals usually working in the service sector. These specialized courses are usually intended for adults not pursuing traditional college education and looking to venture into rewarding service professions. 

Learn more about CEUs for your career path and where you can find CEU courses!

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Last updated: 11/14/2019

What are Project Management PDUs?

Professional Development Units, or PDUs, are units used to measure continuing education for professionals working with project management. Originally coined by the Project Management Institute, PMI, this system of continuing education is predominantly used in the United States and Canada. PDUs are designed for the project management field, and are also available in the specialized arms of project management and related fields. 

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Last updated: 11/9/2020

How to Ask Your Employer for Training

In this very competitive world, not many companies will cover your costs of training and certifications and also give you enough space for studying while being employed. Even when the employers agree to pay for the training, there are many conditions and limitations for getting that. Here are few things you need to keep in mind while asking your employer for training.

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Last updated: 8/31/2020

10 Quotes to Inspire You as You Study and Work

Are you continuing your education as you work? Whether through weekend courses, evening courses, or online courses, balancing work and learning is an impressive feat.

Check out our list of inspiring quotes for lifelong learners who do it all.

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Last updated: 11/14/2019

Promoting your CEUs on LinkedIn

How will your network understand how up-to-date your knowledge is when your only education listed is a college degree from 10 to 20 years ago? By promoting your continuing education on LinkedIn, you can broadcast your professional development to your network of potential employers, employees, colleagues, in addition to any LinkedIn user who searches your name on the net. This guide offers the best two options for listing your CEUs on LinkedIn and a step-by-step guide to ensuring that you explain what your certifications and trainings qualify you to do.

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