Purpose of the Professional Skills Series
At the center of Momentum Makers vision and strategy is the Professional
The Professional Skills Series consists of eight training modules that
provide an employee or student with key soft skill training for personal and
Creation of the Curriculum
Kevin & Carol Hinman founded a nonprofit training organization 25
years ago. They created a highly successful curriculum to train
nonprofit leaders. That curriculum was a 1 million dollar budgeted
In 2013, TowneBank, a 10 billion dollar bank headquartered in Suffolk,
VA, offered to fund the additional research and development to create
the Professional Skills Series.
The core of the curriculum was based on the previously developed
- The project took one full year to complete.
TowneBank utilized the courses for professional development within their
in-house department known as Towne University.
- Kevin & Carol Hinman founded a nonprofit training organization 25
Curriculum Tested in the US and Overseas
The modules were taught and tested at TowneBank as well as Allegra
Printing Company, and F.H. Gaskins Co. (an industrial valve company).
The modules were also taught and tested overseas with the Corinthian
Group, a security firm with 1,000 employees in Quezon City, Philippines.
After a year of highly successful field testing, it was made available
for the public.
- The modules were taught and tested at TowneBank as well as Allegra