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Continuing Professional Education

Parkside offers a range of affordable noncredit continuing professional development courses (see below), certificates, and conferences that serve as stepping stones in your career and educational advancement and help you maintain your credentials.  

Let us know if you are looking for a course that you don't see here - we are always eager to hear what the community needs are. 

(Please Note:  If you are looking for educators professional development opportunities formerly offered through K12 Education Outreach, please click here to be directed to their new site in the office of Teacher Preparation and Professional Development.)


Advanced Ethics and Boundaries for Social Workers
Age of Champions
Certificate in Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Certificate in End of Life Care
Certificate in Gerontology
Certificate in Health Aging ⊕
Certificate in Holistic & Integrative Health
Certificate in Integrative Mental Health
Certificate in Legal and Ethical Issues in Nursing
Ethics and Boundaries for End of Life Care
Ethics and Boundaries for Social Workers, Advanced
Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician
HIPAA Compliance
PMP Certification Prep



Certified Transportation and Logistics
Explore a Career as a Pharmacy Technician ⊕  
NCDA Career Development Facilitator (CDF) Certificate
Resume Writing Workshop ⊕
Introduction to LinkedIn Career Networking  ⊕  
Listen to Your Heart and Success Will Follow ⊕  
Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search ⊕


Project Management Professional, PMP Exam Prep
PMP Certification Prep 1 ⊕  
PMP Certification Prep 2 ⊕ 


Advanced Microsoft Excel ⊕  
Creating WordPress Websites ⊕  
Creating WordPress Websites II ⊕    
Computer Skills for the Workplace ⊕  
Designing Effective Websites ⊕  
Intermediate Microsoft Access ⊕  
Introduction to Microsoft Access ⊕  
Introduction to Microsoft Excel ⊕  
Introduction to Java Programming ⊕  
Introduction to Microsoft Publisher ⊕  
Introduction to PC Security ⊕  
Macintosh, iPhone and iPad Programming ⊕ 



Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant ⊕  
Creating a Successful Business Plan ⊕  
Growing Plants for Fun and Profit ⊕  
How to Get Started in Game Development ⊕  
How to Make Money From your Writing ⊕  
Introduction to Internet Writing Markets ⊕  
Learn to Buy and Sell on Ebay ⊕  
Marketing Your Business on the Internet ⊕  
Real Estate Investing ⊕  
Secrets of the Caterer ⊕  
Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring ⊕  
Start a Pet Sitting Business ⊕  
Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business ⊕  
Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business ⊕  
Start Your Own Consulting Practice ⊕  
Start Your Own Gift Basket Business ⊕  
Start Your Own Small Business ⊕ 


2014 Nonprofit Leadership Certificate 
Achieving Success Through Volunteers
Accounting Fundamentals ⊕  
Accounting Fundamentals II ⊕  
Advanced Grant Proposal Writing ⊕  
Becoming a Grant Writing Consultant
Creating WordPress Websites ⊕  
Creating WordPress Websites II ⊕ 
Evaluation & Outcome Measurement for Nonprofits
Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations
Fund Development for Nonprofit Organizations
Grant Writing: From Search to Submission
Intermediate QuickBooks ⊕  
Introduction to Nonprofit Management ⊕  
Introduction to QuickBooks ⊕  
Introduction to Peachtree Accounting ⊕  
Marketing Your Nonprofit ⊕ 
Marketing and Communication for Nonprofits
Managing Nonprofit Employees
Nonprofit Board Development and Management
Nonprofit Collaboration and Advocacy
Performing Payroll in Quickbooks ⊕
Starting a Nonprofit ⊕ 
Volunteer Recruitment, Retention and Recognition


Handling Medical Emergencies ⊕  
Home School with Success ⊕
Understanding Adolescents ⊕ 


The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its services, program activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodations, contact Continuing Education at least eight weeks in advance at: 262-595-3340 (V), 262-595-2513 (FAX), or e-mail



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