Professional Development Certificates and Courses

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

Certificates   Individual Courses

Certificate Programs

Mindful Executive Certificate

Balance, compassion and resilience will guide you to be a well-rounded, mindful leader.

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Communication Certificate

From Difficult Conversations to Effective Business Writing, you’ll soon be communicating your way to the top.

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Leadership Certificate

From learning to doing, being a leader involves many facets. Learn them all here!

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Marketing Certificate

Increase your business! Make your company stand out! Learn all there is to know about marketing.

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Finance Certificate

Gain a wealth of knowledge to guide you through the fascinating world of finance.

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Excel Certificate

Just 4 classes, over 4 days and you’ll pivot your way to being an Excel expert!

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W.I.N.
Women In Negotiation Certificate

Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of essential negotiating and leadership skills.

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Corporate Triathlon Certificate

Develop the drive and determination to reach your maximum potential in mind, body and business!

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Biotech Demystified Certificate

Learn the science behind the business with class instruction and hands-on lab experience for an immersive 3 days.

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Individual Courses


Fall 2017

November 27: Winning Product Management: Quality, Agility, On-Time and On-Budget Performance First Night Class!

November 28: Cultivating Creativity: Innovative Thinking in the Workplace

November 28: Time Management for Personal & Professional Productivity: Work Smarter Not Harder

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

November 30: Negotiation Skills: Getting to Win-Win Outcomes


December 5: Effective Business Writing: Crafting Clear, Concise and Compelling Content

December 6: Actionable Leadership: Leadership Styles for Results

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

December 7: Mergers and Acquisitions for the Middle-Market

December 7: Mindful Leadership: Cultivating the Conscious Leader

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

December 12: Excel Essentials: More than a Foundation

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

December 14: Communicating at Work: Dynamic Connecting & Collaborating

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 for Personal & Professional Productivity: Work Smarter Not Harder

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

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

January 24: Strategic Thinking for Managers: Improve Competitive Positioning

January 30: Empowered Performance: Utilizing Compassion in the Workplace

January 31: Global Finance for Managers: Navigating the Global Finance Environment


February 1: Decision Making Models for Managers: Practical Applications to Use Quantitative Analysis

February 3: Power and Leadership: Learn to be PowerSmart

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

February 7: Balancing Act: Work, Life & Technology

February 13: Collaborative Intelligence: Thinking with People Who Think Differently

February 15: Social Media Marketing: Strategy, Execution and Measurement

February 22: Resilience in the Workplace: How to Bounce Back from Adversity

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 for Science and Technology Management (multiple days)


March 8-9: Supply Chain Cost Management and Value Improvement

March 14: 360 Degree Effectiveness: From Silo Mentality to Sphere of Influence

March 15: Leading High Performing Teams: Strategies for Developing & Managing

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


April 3: The ART of Inclusive Communication (NCRC)

April 5: Emotional Intelligence Part 2: Developing Relationships

April 10: Effective Business Writing: Crafting Clear, Concise and Compelling Content

April 11: Multiple Generations: Better Leadership for Today & Tomorrow

April 17: Change Management: Overcoming Resistance

April 18: Communicating at Work: Dynamic Connecting & Collaborating

April 25: The Practice of Inclusion: Engaging Diversity as a Valued Resource


May 8: Conflict Resolution: The Exchange (NCRC)

May 9: Actionable Leadership: Leadership Styles for Results

May 10: Difficult Conversations: What to Say and How to Say It

May 31: Coaching and Mentoring: Bringing Out the Best in Others





*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.