Professional Development

Our Professional Development program is guided by the belief that the tech field is one of constant learning and discovery. Take advantage of our professional development trainings to propel your knowledge and career to the next level. We leverage our industry and academic connections to put together trainings in response to key employer demands.

We are currently offering or developing the following programs:

  • Emerging Leaders Training
  • Essential Skills Training
  • Customer Service Training
  • Group Mentoring

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July 2019

SMB Cyber Security Series: The Myths & Realities of Cyberliability Insurance

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am UTC+0
Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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Businesses are struggling with evaluating insurance for cyber related losses. The insurance is new and complicated and many organizations don’t know what to ask their broker about coverage and to make sure they are covered for losses that apply to their industry. The speakers will inform the audience about recent cybersecurity incidents that have not been covered by insurance, when companies thought they had purchased “cyberliablity” insurance. They will discuss the intricacies of cyberliability insurance coverage, common exclusions, exclusions that…

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August 2019

CIO Coffee and Conversation

August 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am UTC+0
Tech Collective, Trilix Training Room 188 Valley St., Providence, Rhode Island 02919
Providence, Rhode Island 02919 US
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Please join other CIOs and CTOs from RI businesses and educational institutions to discuss topics that are important to you.  This is a casual meeting where we will be discussing upcoming programming at Tech Collective. Free parking is available at 188 Valley Street as well as directly across the street at 181 Valley Street.

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Accountability: The Choice to Be Responsible (Training)

August 14 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am UTC+0
Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02909, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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Do you exhibit a high degree of responsibility and ownership for your work? Too often in business, we hear the phrases “It’s not my job” or "It's not my fault." We may see leaders looking over their shoulder to place blame rather than owning their role in the outcome. We may see others resort to blame-storming, pull out the victim card and make excuses. In short, we may see unaccountable leaders. THE DETAILS  Ask a number of executives and employees…

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Customer Service Training: Cohort 6

August 15 @ 8:30 am - August 22 @ 4:30 pm UTC+0
Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street Trilix Training Room, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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Highly rated 16 Hour Customer Service Training begins Thursday, August 15th, 2019! Dates: Thursday, August 15thThursday, August 22nd Time:  8:30am - 4:30pm Location: Tech Collective; 188 Valley Street, Providence (free onsite parking) Price: $200 Tech Collective member rate ($1,600 retail value) Training provided in partnership with New England Institute of Technology   Session 1: 4 HoursEssential Questions: What is good customer service and what is poor customer service? What is two-way communication? What is a customer service culture? Topics& Skills Practiced:…

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September 2019

Customer Service Training: Cohort 7

September 5 @ 8:30 am - September 26 @ 12:30 pm UTC+0
Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street Trilix Training Room, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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Highly rated 16 Hour Customer Service Training begins Thursday, September 5, 2019! Dates: September 5September 12September 19September 26 Time:  8:30am - 12:30pm Location: This event will be held in the Trilix Training Room at Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street in Providence (free onsite parking) Price: $200 Tech Collective member rate ($1,600 retail value) Training provided in partnership with New England Institute of Technology   Session 1: 4 HoursEssential Questions: What is good customer service and what is poor customer service? What…

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The Leadership Challenge Workshop

September 24 @ 8:30 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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The Leadership Challenge Workshop will leave you with the perspective and tool sets to become a more intentional, exemplary leader. In this interactive, experiential workshop, you will dive deep into The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: Model the Way: Set an example by redefining standards of excellence Inspire a Shared Vision: Craft your vision and inspire others to join you in the quest Challenge the Process: Pinpoint opportunities for change and ignite a movement Enable Others to Act: Foster environments of collaboration, spirited dialogue and…

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October 2019

Agile: Certified Scrum Master Course (CSM)

October 28 @ 9:00 am - October 29 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street Trilix Training Room, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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Monday, October 28th -Tuesday October 29th9 am - 5 pm (daily) Member rate: $995Non-member rate: $1295.00 To receive the Tech Collective member discount PROMO code for the $995.00 price, contact Amanda.Roman@tech-collective.org About the Course In our interactive and hands on ScrumMaster Certification course, you will learn about the Scrum framework, how to apply Scrum to your projects, and how to navigate the cultural changes necessary to implement Scrum. The focus is on task-level tracking, the use of Burndown Charts to…

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December 2019

The Leadership Challenge Workshop

December 3 @ 8:30 am - December 4 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Tech Collective, 188 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02909
Providence, RI 02909 US
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The Leadership Challenge Workshop will leave you with the perspective and tool sets to become a more intentional, exemplary leader. In this interactive, experiential workshop, you will dive deep into The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership: Model the Way: Set an example by redefining standards of excellence Inspire a Shared Vision: Craft your vision and inspire others to join you in the quest Challenge the Process: Pinpoint opportunities for change and ignite a movement Enable Others to Act: Foster environments of collaboration, spirited dialogue and…

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