Herring Center

Who We Are

The Center for Corporate and Professional Development supports the Greenville and Upstate South Carolina business community. Our professional development conferences, financial seminars, corporate education, and consulting services provide a liberal arts-based executive education to our clients.

At Furman, we believe that a liberal arts education provides professionals with a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. It develops employees who can approach complex issues from multiple angles, and prepares professionals for an increasingly diverse and complex business world. Through this approach, we offer a wide range of customized training options:

  • Business development
  • Corporate sustainability
  • Employee performance improvement
  • Executive leadership
  • Finance and accounting
  • Performance consulting services
  • Project management
  • Team building

With superb professors and the latest instructional systems design technology, we are eager to assist your organization in meeting your educational needs.

Program Overview

Whether you're interested in developing your workforce's capabilities or building a more cohesive team, we can provide the training that your organization needs.

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Meet Our Director

Sam Tisdale has been the Director of the Center for Corporate and Professional Development since January 2017.

Meet our director


Dedicated in 2013, the Herring Center for Continuing Education is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and cutting-edge technology.

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