Professional Development


Professional Certification Test Prep Course

Project management is applicable to all levels of management and all types of businesses and industries. These classes, offered by The Augusta-Aiken Chapter of the Project Management Institute, in partnership with USC Aiken, prepare you to take the Project Management Institute certification exam.  Participants learn the framework of project management and cover the ten knowledge areas from the Fifth Edition Project Management Book of Knowledge.  Upon successful completion of the program, you are presented with a certificate of completion from USC Aiken. Our next scheduled classes for Spring 2016 will take place on April 15, 22, 29 and May 6 from 8:00 am -5:15 pm each week. The cost for the course is $795 which includes breakfast, lunch, textbooks and all other course materials.  

Call Amy Westra at 803-641-3741 or email her at for further information.  


Paralegal and Advanced Paralegal Certification

This nationally acclaimed program is designed for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Students will be trained to investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, interview witnesses and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. The instruction is practice oriented and relates to those areas of the law in which legal assistants are most in demand. This course is also effective in careers where knowledge of the law is a plus. To view course descriptions, dates, and costs, please email for a current flyer.

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