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 guide you to well-rounded, mindful leadership.

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Communication Certificate

Communicate your way to the top with this essential leadership certificate program.

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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 & Strategy Certificate

Stand out from the crowd and increase your profits with our marketing certificate.

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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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Elevate Certificate

Influence and strategy to advance & succeed in a global, diverse work environment.

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Corporate Triathlete Certificate

Develop the drive to maximize your potential in mind, body and business!

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Women's Institute of Negotiation

Acquire essential negotiating and leadership skills.

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Biotech Demystified Certificate

Learn the science behind the business in our 3 day hands-on course.

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Supply Chain Certificate

In collaboration with the Rady Institute of Supply Excellence & Innovation.

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Leadership Mastery Certificate

Break-through program encouraging employee-leadership dialogue.

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Engineering Edge Certificate

Gain a leading edge in the Aerospace and Defense Industries.

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Individual Courses

 Fall 2018

November 28: Multiple Generations: Better Leadership for Today & Tomorrow

November 29: Developing a Courage Brand: Delivering a 'Return on Courage'

November 29: Difficult Conversations: What to Say and How to Say It

December 4: Coaching and Mentoring: Bringing Out the Best in Others

December 5: Actionable Leadership: Leadership Styles for Results

December 5: Market Opportunity Analysis: Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning

December 6: Optimal Wellness: Body, Mind, Business-Peak Performance Through Dynamic Well-Being

December 11: Excel 1 Essentials: More Than a Foundation

December 11: Social Media Marketing: Strategy, Execution & Measurement

December 12: Excel 2: Pivot Tables, Macros, VBA & More

December 13: Excel 3: Dashboards, Power Pivot, Power Query & BI

December 13: Mindful Leadership: Cultivating the Conscious Leader

December 14: Excel 4: Advanced Dashboards Techniques & Power BI


Spring 2019

January 31, 2019: Intelligent Project Management: Quality, Agility, On-Time and On-Budget Performance

February 5, 2019: The Future of Digital Health: Patient Monitoring, Wearable Sensors, and Big Data

February 6, 2019: Senior Healthcare Summit (Aging & Longevity)

February 7, 2019: Qualitative Market Research: The Customer Journey

February 26, 2019: The Practice of Inclusion: Engaging Diversity as a Valued Resource

March 7, 2019: Compassion in the Workplace: Empowering Performance

April 11, 2019: Brand Management: Defining, Measuring & Utilizing the Power of the Brand

April 18, 2019: Going Beyond Compliance: Understanding Gender Difference in the Workplace

April 23, 2019: Mergers and Acquisitions for the Middle-Market

September 16-18, 2019: Biotech Demystified: The Science Behind the Business


*The Rady School of Management Center for Executive Development (CED) may change, postpone or cancel a class at any time.  We do not provide refunds for any fees related to travel, including but not limited to gas, bus fare, train tickets, airline tickets, etc.  Certificate requirements may also change. We will provide as much notice as possible should this occur.