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.

Fall 2017



October 25: Power and Leadership

October 26: Difficult Conversations


November 1: Global Finance for Multi-National Firms

November 2: Social Media Marketing

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

November 7: Strategic Thinking for Managers

November 8: 360 Degree Effectiveness

November 9: Coaching & Mentoring

November 14: Managing High-Performing Teams

November 15: Strategies for Innovation: Re Energizing Your Organization

November 27: Product Management First Night Class!

November 28: Cultivating Creativity: Innovative Thinking in the Workplace

November 28: Time Management

November 29: Building Revenues through Enhanced Brand Management-NEW TOPIC!

November 30: Negotiation Skills


December 5: Effective Business Writing

December 6: Actionable Leadership

December 6:  Innovate Like Apple: Play Your Way to New Ideas with Genius Games

December 7: Mergers and Acquisitions

December 7: Mindful Leadership

December 9: Public Speaking Part I: Building Confidence and Clarity -Saturday class!

December 12: Excel: Essentials

December 13: Excel: Pivot Tables, Macros, VBA, and More

December 14: Communicating in the Workplace

December 14: Excel: Dashboards, Power Pivot, Power Query, and More

December 15: Excel: Advanced Dashboard Techniques and Power BI



Spring 2018



January 17: Emotional Intelligence Part 1: The Art and Science

January 18: Time Management

January 20-21: Essential Negotiation Skills for Women: Negotiating with Power and Grace

January 23: Public Speaking Part 1: Building Confidence and Clarity


February 3: Power and Leadership

February 6: Return on Courage: Learn How to Create Your Own Courageous Competitive Advantage -NEW CLASS!

February 7: Balancing Act

February 13: Collaborative Intelligence

February 22: Resilience in the Workplace

February 24-25: Essential Negotiation Skills for Women: Negotiating with Difficult People

February 27: Public Speaking Part 2: Developing Compelling Content

February 28: Leadership Development Program Starts (multiple days)


March 8-9: Supply Chain Excellence

March 14: 360 Degree Effectiveness

March 15: Managing High Performing Teams

March 24-25: Essential Negotiation Skills for Women: Negotiating for Leadership Success


April 11: Leading Across Generations

April 18: Communicating in the Workplace

April 25: Diversity and Inclusion


May 9: Actionable Leadership

May 10: Difficult Conversations

May 31: Coaching and Mentoring



*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.