Corey Pruitt

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Chief operating officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, Corey focuses on organizational and operational strategy. Corey was formerly dean of instruction and community development at Rio Salado College. In addition to his experience as a dean and the Rio Salado faculty chair of communication, Corey served previously as an assistant dean at Western International University and also was the founding Chief Executive Officer of a national workforce training company. Corey's unique blend of experience in psychology and business have positioned him as an innovator and thought leader specializing in professional development in the areas of communication, motivation, leadership, learning and performance improvement. Corey has obtained an undergraduate degree in Human Communication and a Master’s degree in Psychology. He also holds the following certifications: Certified in Advanced Motivational Interviewing and Behavior Change, Certified Master Communicator, Certified Performance Communicator, Certified Neurolinguistic Practitioner, Certified Prosci Change Management Practitioner.

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    Recent graduate at work
    Corporate Training Blog

    5 Expectations New Grads Will Have as They Enter the Workforce

    As graduation season is upon us, a new batch of ready and willing graduates will be entering the workforce. For many of these graduates, they have amassed knowledge and experience and are entering the workforce with some specific expectations.
    Learn and Lead
    Corporate Training Blog

    7 Things You (as a Leader) Must Do to Increase Learning in Your Organization

    There are many ways a leader can increase learning within his or her organization with a mix of formal and informal actions. Here is a quick list of 7 important things you, as a leader, can do to increase learning within your organization:
    Corporate Training Blog

    What Triggers an Employee Training Need?

    Training plays a vital role in developing productive employees, finely tuning processes to increase profits, and manage change.
    Super Bowl LI
    Corporate Training Blog

    4 Things Super Bowl LI Can Teach Us About Corporate Training

    Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons was one for the record books in many ways. This was the first Super Bowl that went into overtime, Tom Brady became the first quarterback in NFL history to win five Super Bowls, and a few other historic milestones.