Sam Tisdale MS, MBA

Sam Tisdale is the Director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development since January, 2017. In this role, he oversees a wide array of non-credit academic programs for all ages and interests, which include the PostGraduate Diploma in Corporate Sustainability, The Women’s Leadership Institute, Managing across Borders, and Liberal Arts Executive Leadership. additional Services include performing training needs analyses for organizations, along with developing and facilitating the delivery of customized training programs. Prior to joining Furman, Sam was The Training and Development Director in the Continuing Education Division of Greenville Technical College for 20 years.

Sam received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in philosophy from Clemson University in 1991. He completed a Master of Science degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Valdosta State University in 1995 and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina in 2011.  He has been a student member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Society for Training and Development (ATD).

Sam has a been a registered WorkKeys Job Profiler since 2001, is certified in SHL’s Work Profiling System and is certified in the use a variety of psychometric preemployment screening assessments.  

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