Professional Development Courses

Career development training courses and certificate programs that hone skills necessary for leadership and business success

Professional Development courses are career development training courses that help develop and hone skills necessary for leadership and business successes. They boast dynamic content, contextual relevance and specialized offerings in a variety of topics.


May 24: Change Management: Overcoming Resistance

June 1: Mindful Leadership

June 6: Difficult Conversations

June 8: The Future of Digital Health

June 13: Developing & Executing Strategic Partners & Joint Ventures

June 20: Microsoft Excel® Essentials

June 21: Microsoft Excel®: Pivot Tables, Macros, VBA & more

June 22: Microsoft Excel®: Dashboards, Power Pivot, Power Query & more

June 23: Microsoft Excel®: Advanced Dashboard Techniques and Power BI

August 24: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity: Work Smarter Not HarderNEW

September 7: Emotional Intelligence I: The Art & Science

September 11-13: Biotech Demystified: The Science Behind the Business

September 14: Public Speaking I: Building Confidence & Clarity

September 16-17: Essential Negotiation Skills for Women: Negotiating with Power & Grace

September 18-20: Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers

September 21: Coaching & Mentoring

September 26: Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking With People Who Think Differently

September 27: Mergers & Acquisitons for the Middle Market

October 3: Innovate Like Apple: Play Your Way to New Ideas with Genius Games

October 4:  Power and Leadership

October 5: Public Speaking II: Compelling Content

October 11: Emotional Intelligence II: Developing Relationships

October 12: Cultivating Creativity: Innovative Thinking in the Workplace

October 14-15: Essential Negotiation Skills for Women: Negotiating with Difficult People

October 18: Leading Across Generations

October 25: Center for Leadership Assessment

October 26: Difficult Conversations

November 4-5: Essential Negotiation Skills for Women: Negotiating for Leadership Success

November 8: 360 Degree Effectiveness

November 14: Managing High-Performing Teams

December 7:  Mindful Leadership

December 14:  Communicating in the Workplace

*The Rady School of Management Center for Executive Development (CED) may change, postpone or cancel a class at any time. Certificate requirements may also change. We will provide as much notice as possible should this occur.