Business and Professions

Continuing Professional Development Business & Professions Division

Welcome to the Business & Professions Divison of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


The Business & Professions Division offers certifications in a wide variety of topics.  If you are seeking to enhance your skills for a promotion or are ready to explore a new career path, our suite of classes offer many opportunities. 


We also have specialized training for Corporations pursuing further development of their current employees.  Please contact the program director, John Suarez, for additional information via email at or phone at 281-542-2061. 



View Class Schedule for Fall 2017 - Fall Semester is almost completed!  Register today!  Classes end on Saturday, December 16, 2017.

View the Spring 2018 Schedule - Registration is now open for Spring 2018.  Classes begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

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Contact us!

John Suarez, Director, CPD Business & Professions / / 281-542-2061

Laura Phoenix, Sr. Administrative Assistant / / 281-542-2056



DISC Assessment

Birkman Method


Accounting and Payroll

Accounting for Business

Accounting Specialist Certificate Program

Payroll Specialist Certificate Program

APA Fundamental Payroll Exam Prep

APA Certified Payroll Professional Exam Prep


Leadership Training

Leadership Skills for Managers

Collaborative Leadership Skills for Managers



Photography Professional


New for Spring 2018!  Eyelash Extensions Contact Laura Phoenix via email at or phone at 281-542-2056 for more information.

At this time, you may enroll in the Eyelash Extensions Program by calling CPD Registration at 281-542-2020 or by visiting in person any of the CPD Site Offices at Central, South or North Campuses.  Please provide the following three class numbers to our specialists:  CRN 70543, CRN 70544, & CRN 70545.  The total cost for the certificate is approximately $2,600 for 320 course hours.  The dates are Tuesday, January 16, 2018 through Friday, May 11, 2018.  Times for all classes are 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm, Monday through Friday, held at our South Campus, 13735 Beamer Road, Houston, TX  77089.


Online Courses through Ed2Go

Our Ed2Go portal offers online courses in

Accounting, Project Management, Leadership,

Sales & Marketing, Communications,

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Banking Fundamentals


Human Resources

Train the Trainer

SHRM Essentials of Human Resource Management

Human Resource Certificate Program (Instructor Led)

Human Resource Certificate Program (Online)

PHR/SPHR Exam Prep


Project Management 

Project Management Fast Track Certificate Program

Online Project Management Certificate Program

CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) Exam Prep

PMP (Project Management Professional) Exam Prep Plus

PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) Exam Prep

PMI-SP (Scheduling Professional) Exam prep

Certified Scrum Master Workshop


Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Instructor Led)

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Instructor Led)



Understanding and Implementing Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Online Lean Essentials

Root Cause Analysis Basics

Root Cause Analysis for Facilitators

Basic Root Cause and Data Analysis Methodology Tools

Global Certified ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015, & OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Auditor Training

Certified Quality Inspector (CQI) Review

ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence CMQ/QE

ASQ Basics of Quality

ASQ Process Analyst Certification Exam Review

ASQ Quality Improvement Certification Exam Review



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Management & Leadership Series

Basic Bookkeping and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Budgets and Financial Reports - Creating & Reading

Business Ethics

Business & Technical Writing

Change Management

Coaching & Mentoring for Managers & Supervisors

Communication Strategies for Teams

Conducting Employee Reviews for Managers & Supervisors

Conflict Resolution

Contract Management Basics for Non-Legal Managers

Creative Problem Solving

Crisis Management

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Methodologies

Developing New Managers

Knowledge Management

Leadership & Influence

Leveraging Generation Gaps

Logistics Management

Manager Management

Managing Performance

Managing Productive Meetings

Managing Workplace Anxiety

Measuring Results from Training

The Middle Manager

Millennials on Board

Presentation Skills

Risk Assessment & Management

Safety in the Workplace for Non-Safety Supervisors & Managers

Step Up Supervisor

Stress Management

Supply Chain Management

Team Building

10 Soft Skills that You Need to Know


Project Management Toolkit for Non-Project Managers

Developing & Managing Budgets

Developing & Managing Scope

Developiing & Managing Schedules & Time

Knowing & Managing Stakeholders

Managing Group Communications

Managing & Responding to Risk

Planning Tool Box

Quality Management


Workplace Series

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Language & Cultural Training for ExPats

Workplace Ethics

Workplace Law - Contracts

Workplace Law - HR