Upskill, Reskill, or Add to your Toolkit with Professional Development

Refresh your skillset, elevate your performance, or shift careers entirely with our personalized approach to professional development. Engage with leaders in the field and learn from professional practitioners who are invested in your success.

The Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver provides skills-based learning opportunities designed to make an immediate impact. Our programs are tied to industry demand and designed with working professionals and adult learners in mind. Because when you’re ready to move up or move on, you need relevant professional development at your fingertips to get you there.

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Featured Courses

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Coaching Skills

Develop techniques to inspire others, work with various personalities, resolve conflict, and promote collective buy-in.

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Equity Institute

Engage deeply with diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) content in a supported learning community through a series of workshops.

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Lean Foundations

Take the first step in your Lean education and establish the needed bedrock on which to build your Lean management system.

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Tech Boot Camps

Tech Boot Camps are intense learning experiences that deliver in-demand industry skills to help kickstart or advance a career in web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, UX/UI, digital marketing, or artificial intelligence. With live online classes, instructors who are industry leaders, and dedicated learner and career support, our full-time and part-time tech boot camps give you the edge you need.

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Industry Certification Courses

Our courses are designed to equip you with the skills and certifications needed to thrive in today’s competitive job market. With flexible online learning options, you can master essential skills at your own pace, accelerating your career trajectory. Choose from a range of courses including digital marketing, business analytics, project management, sales operations, sales development, and medical coding to stay ahead in your field.

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Cannabis Education

Kickstart your career in the fast-growing exciting cannabis industry with non-credit certificate programs designed by industry leaders. Whether your interest lies in healthcare, agriculture, business, or compliance, 100% online courses and 24/7 access to course material mean you can learn on your schedule.

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Additional Skill Development

Discover convenient skills-based learning opportunities across a variety of in-demand topics. Whether you're interested in coaching, healthcare, DEIJ (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice), or business development, our programs are designed to help you quickly build essential skills to advance your career or explore new pathways.

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Test Prep

Looking to advance your education and need to take a graduate admissions test? Our expert-designed courses help you prepare for the GRE, GMAT, and LSAT so you can take the next step on your educational journey. 

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    Modern Professional Development

    Progressive Curriculum for Today’s Learners

    In-Demand Credentials, Including Digital Badging