- Can be defined as an all-encompassing term within a broad spectrum of post-secondary learning activities and programs, within the domain include: degree credit courses by non-traditional students, non-degree career training, workforce training, and formal personal enrichment courses. General continuing education is similar to adult education, at least in being intended for adult learning.
- Continuing Education: is a program of instruction that brings participants up to date in a particular area of knowledge or skills. It could, also, be an instructional courses designed especially for part-time adult students.
- Continuing Education provides especially designed training programs that aim to enhance human resource development in the public sector, to strengthen organizations that contribute to the public purpose of government, and to reform the institutions that set the rules for economic and political interaction. This is done with the assumption that effective government performance is central to the creation of market‐oriented economies, secure and productive populations, and democratic political systems in developing countries. Capacity building to improve public sector performance is thus an important focus of development initiatives.
It could use several methodology, including: Formal lectures, training workshops, short courses, seminars, webinars, or any other similar type of educational program designed to educate an individual and give him or her further skills or knowledge to be applied in his or her line of work. These programs are intended to educate persons on new advancements, or to build upon a person's expertise in a given field. These may be optional for some trades, but in other circumstances can be required to maintain status, certification or licensure. For example, practicing CPAs must have a certain number of education hours completed before a certain date in order to keep their license (though individual states have different requirements).
- Improve the accessibility to market job by the Sudanese youth;
- It caters for the Busy Life style, as it is designed to accommodate a wide range of individuals from all walks of life, continuing education through online coursework is ideal for the busy entrepreneur;
- Improve the coordination between the stakeholders e.g. universities, ministry of higher education and ministry of labor.
- Improve networking with national and international networks that target improved working environment in Sudan
Examples of Courses Given:
a. Conducting course in Business Administration for High School leavers,
b. Conducting course for professionals on Alternative Energy,
c. Conducting course for professionals on insurance,
d. Conducting course in Executive Secretarial skills for professional in NGOs, private