Staff members are encouraged to consider a broad range of activities that would enhance their knowledge, skills, and abilities. Provided below are links to training opportunities state and nationwide. For more information regarding the FMU Professional Development Plan, please contact the Human Resources office at 843-661-1145.

State Agency Training Consortium (SATC)

Professional development curriculum for SC State Government agencies. Employees are offered a variety of programs designed to enhance the work experience and to cultivate professional relationships with representatives from other state agencies in SC.


SC State Budget and Control Board
Human Resources Development Services

State employees’ guide to professional development and training.


Poynor Adult/Community Education Center
Florence District One
Telephone: 843-664-8152

Local training center offers a variety of programs including academic courses, business and career development workshops, and on-line specialty training. For more information, call the number listed above or visit their website.


Clemson University

Online resources geared towards a variety of distance and continuing education training.


University of South Carolina

Online resource center for professional development.


Daniel Management Center – USC

Leadership, business, and communication skills training for all types of managers.


SC Technical College System

Index of schools that offer continuing education in leadership, employee development, industrial, environmental, and information technology.


Technical publications, training, conferences for low-voltage cabling, distribution, design, and installation.


National Seminars Group

Professional development training on a variety of vocations and subjects.


New Horizons

IT computer training. Courses range from instructor-led to computer-based, web-based, and client-site training. Other options include desktop application and technical training resources.


Skill Path

Seminars are offered in technology, self-improvement, and management skills.