The CPED Advantage
For you, your team, and your organization.
Professional development is an economic imperative for workers today, especially when you can’t afford to take a lot of time away from your current job or invest in a complete degree program.
Whether you are looking to gain a competitive advantage in the labor market; become more valuable in your current position; or transition to a new career, our courses, certificates, and custom programs add credentials and credibility to your work-ready skill set.
In addition to learning from instructors who have backgrounds in private business, your learning experience will be deepened through peer networking with a cohort of professionals from a variety of industries, who care as much about professional development as you do.
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Practical Learning You Can Apply Right Away
You will benefit from interactive sessions, real business projects, and expert instructors who have extensive, real-world business experience, and deliver a hands-on approach to learning that will have an immediate impact and maximize ROI.
“Exceptional instructors provide real-world information that is easily understood and applicable to anyone looking to improve themselves or their organizations.”
- Michael Naylor, Senior Manager, Charter Communications
Enjoy An Immersive Learning Experience
Courses are held at the Fluno Center in the heart of the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus. This inclusive learning environment allows you to focus on what’s important – professional development – and leave the daily details to us.
All courses include daily breakfast, lunch, snack breaks, dinner, and non-alcoholic beverages. The Fluno Center features views and brews at Smitty’s Study Pub on the 8th floor, an onsite fitness center, free wireless Internet, and a 24-hour business center.
The Fluno Center also offers more than 100 guest rooms and convenient underground parking. Learn more about room amenities.
Explore Madison and Experience Campus
Course participants often take in an athletic game nearby at the Kohl Center, Camp Randall, or visit the historic UW Memorial Union, Union South, Chazen Art Museum, and Madison’s celebrated State Street shopping area.
Madison, with a population of more than 240,000, offers the perfect combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural offerings, distinctive restaurants and shops, and vibrant nightlife.
No matter when you visit, social, educational, and leisure activities abound, allowing you to customize your campus experience.