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August 1, 2018

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

Ready to cultivate new skills and advance your career with professional development? The Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver offers accredited, accessible, and affordable short courses for clinicians, teachers, business leaders, and non-profit professionals. See the upcoming professional development opportunities below:

Coaching Skills for Executives, Managers, and Educators – Saturday, September 15

Learn coaching techniques to promote high engagement, settle conflicts, facilitate difficult conversations, create buy-in, and influence stakeholders.

Marketing Analytics: How to Make Data Meaningful and Actionable – Thursdays, September 20, 27, and October 4
Whether you’re a marketing professional (introductory to advanced) or a jack-of-all trades entrepreneur, an understanding of marketing analytics is critical to the success of your organization. This hands-on course will give you the practical knowledge and tools to make marketing data meaningful and actionable.

Excel I: Fundamentals, Functions, and Formatting – Mondays, September 24, October 1, and 8
Dive into essential Excel and build your skills in formulas and formatting, plus basic workbook and data management. Come away with the necessary skills for improving efficiency and taking your knowledge to the next level. Advanced Excel courses also available!

Finance for Non-Finance Professionals – Saturdays, September 22, October 6, and 13
Taught by professors at DU’s Reiman School of Finance, this course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to dive deeper into an organization’s financial components. The course focuses primarily on for-profit companies but also looking at not-for-profits, and students will gain an understanding of the creation and use of financial statements for an organization.

Critical Thinking: How to Make Good Decisions (and Avoid Stupid Mistakes) – Saturday, September 29
Join teacher and executive Travis White as he helps you understand how to develop a clear, effective critical thinking process. Come away with a newfound awareness of your own critical thinking processes, tools to improve your critical thinking skills, and the ability to put them into regular practice, personally and professionally.

See the entire list of 30+ courses and register online at

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