Sam Tisdale MS, MBA
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 a Training and Development Director in the Skilled Trades and Manufacturing Department within the Continuing Education
Division of Greenville Technical College for 20 years.
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 is a member of the Society
for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Society for
Training and Development (ATD) and the United States fo America Transactional Analysis Association (USATAA).
has a been a registered WorkKeys Job Profiler since 2001, is certified in SHL’s
Work Profiling System and related assessments and is certified in the use a variety of psychometric
preemployment screening assessments.