IUPUC has announced that Melissa Fairbanks, director of the Center for Business and Economic Development, has earned the Certified Professional in Talent Development credential from the Association for Talent Development Certification Institute.
Those who earn the CPTD credential are recognized as having an overall understanding of the 23 capabilities necessary for success in talent development as defined by the Talent Development Capability Model and the ability to apply that knowledge in the workplace. Credentials provide a roadmap for professional development, enhance performance and broaden career opportunities.
Fairbanks is the IUPUC representative to the IU Council for Regional Engagement and Economic Development, or CREED. CREED addresses regional economic concerns and identifies ways that IU can use its resources to advance economic development efforts in the state. Each IU campus has a CREED representative, appointed by the campus’s chancellor or provost.
A news release about Fairbanks’ recently earned credential is available online.