Why CPD?

Day 3: Job Security

CPD online courses enhance job security

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Day 2: Test the waters

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100 reasons to do CPD online

Free online courses from CPDfor professional development

This is the first in the series of 100 reasons to do continuing professional development on-line. Join our discussion and post your reasons!

The importance of continuing professional development

We are often asked to describe the importance of continuing professional development. Why is CPD important and why does it matter? You’ve finished your degree. Check. You’ve completed all your practical experience requirements so that you can graduate. Check. Your new job is all lined up and ready to go. Mission accomplished. It’s fair to Read more…

Centred leadership and continuing professional development

What is the role of continuing professional development in the centred leadership model? Women are under represented in many professions. An example is the engineering profession, where about 20% of engineering graduates are female, but numbers dwindle as they move through the engineering ranks.  For instance, in New Zealand, women make up only about 5% Read more…

elearning benefits of online courses for CPD

For the busy professional who needs to stay ahead of the changes and developments in their profession there are a number of elearning benefits of online courses. One of the main benefits of elearning through well constructed online courses is that you can test your own learning.  You can be confident that you understand the Read more…

What is continuing professional development?

What is the definition of continuing professional development? Continuing professional development (CPD) involves maintaining and enhancing the knowledge, skills and experience related to your professional activities following completion of your formal training.  Just as importantly, it involves the development of those personal qualities that are required for carrying out professional and technical duties during a Read more…

Benefits of CPD online

The benefits of CPD online are numerous. At Continuing Professional Development we have subject matter experts and course designers with years of experience. All are still involved in Continuing Professional Development at a personal level for their own careers.  Each has gained experience in their own businesses plus they have attended many courses themselves all Read more…

Cost Effective

Why is online learning cost effective? The main cost savings achieved from online or e-learning continuing professional development courses , compared to instructor led alternatives are: Travel costs = zero Many organisations are currently tightening up on all travel for employees, while still expecting training delivery to be carried out as usual. This plays very Read more…

Top 5 reasons why professionals use online learning programs

Convenience. Sick of the traffic? Online learning is done from your office or home at your own pace. Forget about the parking problems, the traffic congestion and venue expenses. You don’t need them now. Networking. Our online courses  have a members area where  you can access other professionals all around the world to network and Read more…