Professional Skills Development


Let UW-Parkside be your source for professional and skill development to help you build your own customized career path. We offer programs for a variety of professionals from all levels in their careers.


Noncredit Professional Development
Open Enrollment  |  Face-to-Face and Online

In a multigenerational, culturally diverse workforce, strong leadership is more valuable than ever, but how can you ensure that your team is in the right hands? That’s where we come in.

Driven by evidence-based noncredit trainings, the Inclusive Leadership Series advances your career while supporting those you lead creatively, constructively, and fairly. 

Learn more about the series. 

SHRM Partner 2018


Sheronda Glass
Registration closed. Check back soon for next semester's offerings in HR.

We asked HR professionals in our region what their current professional development needs are, and they delivered! The result? A new certificate prep course customized for their needs. Our course combines the best exam preparation system with expert instruction and peer discussion to help you learn and retain the material effectively, increasing your success on the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams.

Learn more about the SHRM Certification Prep Course.

Join the waitlist for our next session of the SHRM Certification Prep Course. 


Online professional development

Just starting off in your career in HR? 

Human Resources Professional

This course will help you master the skills needed to advance in your human resources career and prepares you to take the Human Resource Certification Institute's (HRCI) Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam. 

Want to take your HR career to the next level? 

Senior Professional in Human Resources

This program is designed to prepare experienced Human Resource Professionals for the SPHR certification. At the completion of this program, you will also have the knowledge to sit for the certification offered by SHRM, Society for Human Resources, SHRM-SCP. 


Online professional development

You are interested in more efficient and responsive practices for your business. Your goal is to improve your market speed and quality of production. Agile and Scrum are approaches and frameworks to make that happen.

We have partnered with International Institute for Learning, Inc. to offer you brand new Agile and Scrum online programs for convenient learning that will innovate the way your business manages their projects.

Learn more and register for Agile and Scrum online programs.

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Open enrollment learning partnerships

Ed2Go Online Courses and Certificates

In partnership with ed2go, we bring you access to online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for in-demand occupations.

Explore Ed2Go

UGotClass Online Courses and Certificates

We've partnered with UGotClass to offer online programs that connect you with industry experts for a truly enriching online learning experience. 

Explore UGotClas

NCDA Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Certificate

Marie Smith, Certified NCDA Master Trainer and Certified NCDA CDF Instructor
Online Professional Development

Earn your Facilitating Career Development (FCD) certificate of completion through the National Career Development Association (NCDA) so you can learn new skills, affirm existing skills, validate your strengths, enhance your credibility, and show your dedication to your profession. This program is designed for professionals who assist individuals and groups with advising, career exploration job search preparation, and resources. 

Learn more and register for Facilitating Career Development (FCD) Certificate


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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 email


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