Lawrence Tech adds new courses for adults in Career Development Institute

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Lawrence Technological University will offer a new series of courses and workshops for working adults in a newly created Career Development Institute.

“In today’s economy, getting and staying ahead means embracing the concept of becoming a lifelong learner,” Lawrence Tech President Virinder Moudgil said. “These courses, and more that will follow, will help working adults stay abreast of the latest trends in a wide variety of career paths, and explore the latest technologies in their fields. We will also offer courses that help adults make career changes into rapidly growing technical fields.”

Courses and workshops offered are to include:

  • A one-day workshop on cybersecurity taught by experts from LTU’s College of Business and Information Technology. The workshop will be offered Nov. 17, Jan. 19, April 27, and June 1.
  • Workshops in pavement management and mechanistic pavement design. The workshops are intended for recent transportation engineering graduates, entry and mid-level municipal engineers, transportation engineers, transportation maintenance supervisors, airport engineers, and facility maintenance supervisors.
  • OSHA training for construction or general industry. A 10-hour program is designed for entry-level or professional staff in construction, building development, repair, alternations, and other fields. A 30-hour course is designed for supervisors. The class will be offered in October, December, March, and June.
  • Professional development workshops for K-12 educators on a variety of topics, including modern media, design and technology, active and collaborative pedagogy in STEM classes, hands-on science classes, and product development and design. The workshops will be offered on weekends from March through June.

For more information on these courses and workshops, visit

Lawrence Technological University,, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 100 universities for the salaries of its graduates, and U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best Midwestern universities. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.


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