Professional Development Programs
Browse our professional development programs!
UW Oshkosh offers several professional development programs that target employees in a specific industry. If you are also looking for general professional development programs, visit our online certificate and course page. These programs include business, leadership, communication and more!
For Workplace Success – NEW FOR FALL 2020!
Learn the tools you need to have the tough conversations with your teammates in this 100% virtual workshop. Practice those skills so you may put them to work today! Delve into real-life topics so that you may tackle the problems that are brought to your attention, deal with strong personalities and create accountability within your team. Learn more
This course is designed as a three-week immersion into critical leadership skills. Each section has at least 90 minutes to 2.5 hours on-line element, which may be taken at any time, followed by a 60 to 90-minute virtual coaching session. Learn more
During these four fun morning workshops, the instructor will highlight and encourage the mindset that we can all be leaders and inspire others. We just need the self-awareness and tools to do so! No matter where you land in your organization’s hierarchy, if you are interested in bringing your best self to your work world, please join us. You will discover unique ways to develop and grow…ultimately motivating those around you to do the same. Learn more
For Environmental Health Professionals
Prepare for the Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS) exam with this eight-week online prep course. Discover topics you need to know and gain the depth of knowledge you’ll need to be successful. Make the most of your study time and target your efforts on relevant information. Learn more
For Graduate School Candidates
You are ready for graduate school. Let us help you take the first step to an advanced degree! The UW Oshkosh GRE Prep Class will give you the skills and confidence you need to maximize your performance on the GRE. Sharpen your skills on actual GRE test questions and follow our proven study plan to start on your path to success. Learn more
For Social Workers and Professional Counselors
Earn your required CEHs and CEUs, specifically in the areas of ethics and boundaries. Workshops focus on a variety of topics and are offered throughout the year. View upcoming full-day and half-day courses. Enjoy professional development opportunities in a relaxed and educational environment. Learn more
Are you a senior social work student graduating spring 2020? Prepare yourself for licensure and professional advancement with a three-hour workshop session in Oshkosh or Appleton. Learn from an instructor with more than 15 years of experience as a social work lecturer and trainer. Learn more
For Grant Writers
Learn how to find grants and write successful grant proposals! Enroll in one or all of our grant writing workshops, and hone the skills you need to be successful at getting grants. Workshops present information for both beginner and seasoned grant writers, with specific workshops for advanced professionals! Learn more
For Paralegal Professionals
Take on a new career as a paralegal, or get ahead in the field you already love. Earn a paralegal certificate and boost your career potential! The career outlook is excellent. Many opportunities exist for paralegals and legal assistants to specialize in various types of law practice, such as real estate, criminal, family, personal injury, or business, with job opportunities steadily increasing. Learn more
For Social Media/Communications Professionals
In today’s market, social media is the new word of mouth, and for marketing and sales pros to be successful, it is crucial to know how to leverage these platforms. This certificate series includes courses ranging from Facebook, Marketing with Google and many others. Learn more
For Firefighters and Officers
Be a leader in the fire and emergency response industry. The six-course program is for firefighters and officers in the State of Wisconsin who want to improve their leadership and management skills. Courses were developed in partnership with the Wisconsin State Fire Chief Association. Learn more