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Professional Development Programs

These programs are designed for busy, ambitious professionals who want to further their careers by enhancing their management skills. Our programs are a hybrid of online and in-class learning, requiring online prep work and on-campus interaction and networking with fellow professionals, industry experts, and faculty. 

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Applied Management Principles (AMP)

This mini-MBA program will increase your understanding of business and introduce a broad variety of management topics including accounting, finance, leadership, marketing, negotiations, strategy, and more. 

June 10-14, 2024

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Change Management

This new 2-day course is designed to create lasting change at the individual, team and organization levels. Taught in an executive style, it is designed for working managers with an emphasis on knowledge application and experiential learning.

August 28-29, 2023

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Interpersonal Dynamics

This 2-day course introduces tools to help improve the functioning of teams you lead and work in. You will raise the trajectory of your career by learning to overcome team member differences and toxic behavior, effectively influence those around you, and improve team decision making and productivity. 

October 16-17, 2023

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Executive Presence

This new course aims to elevate your ability to present and communicate effectively with a variety of audiences. By improving listening and emotional intelligence, you’ll uncover tactics to make a lasting impact on your audience.

October 19, 2023

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Technical Management Institute (TMI)

The Technical Management Institute is appropriate for new and aspiring managers of a technical and non-technical workforce, as well as more seasoned technical managers who would benefit from the program’s modern day offerings.

April 15-18, 2024

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Learn even more about our Professional Development programs through our ongoing series of webinars.

Professional Development Courses (September 16, 2021)

Professional Development Courses (December 7, 2021)

Considering Earning an Executive MBA?

Complete a professional development program and receive a tuition reduction toward your Purdue EMBA. Enroll in one of our non-degree programs, and within 24 months also enroll in Purdue's Executive MBA and we will deduct the amount you paid for the professional development program from the cost of the degree program.

Go Big 10!

Did you earn a degree from a Big 10 university? Alumni of one of the 14 schools in the Big 10 receive an automatic 10% discount on their AMP or TMI program fee. Only one discount may be applied to a program fee.

Alumni Referrals

If you already completed one of our Professional Development programs and would like to refer a colleague, please fill out our alumni referral form. Individuals referred through a professional development alum receive a 10% scholarship toward their own program fees. Only one discount may be applied to a program fee.

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