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Upcoming Programs/Events

The Center for Professional Studies programming is designed to introduce you to new, relevant concepts and keep your skills sharp. Join us for a variety of workshops, lectures, and professional development experiences on campus, many of which are open to the public. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon.

Spring Travel to Europe with MPA Program

Learn about the upcoming program that includes travel to Europe in March of 2017.

Certified Public Manager® Program

The 27th class of the Iowa Certified Public Manager® Program begins on January 23, 2017.

Young African Leaders Initiative

The Center for Professional Studies is one of the Drake University entities that provides leadership and support for the Young African Leaders Initiative Mandela Fellowship program.  This six week summer program of study engages university faculty and staff along with metro/state business, nonporofit and public sector leaders.  The program provides an exciting and unique learning experience for 25 young, but already successful business and entrepreneurial leaders from nations in sub-Sharan Africa. 

Nonprofit Fundraising Workshop - January 2017

-January 30th, 31st, & February 1st

-For more information: contact Lisa Boes at 515-271-2592

Eventbrite - Nonprofit Fundraising Workshop January 2017 (CPSEM2)

Grant Writing Workshop Spring 2017

‌-May 10th, 11th, & 12th

-For more information: contact Lisa Boes at 515-271-2592

Eventbrite - Grant Writing Workshop Spring 2017 (CPGM01)

 

City of West Des Moines Leadership Series - ongoing
Principal Financial Group® Leadership Program - 2016
Homesteaders Life Certificate in Business Management - 2016

 

CBPA News
December 2, 2016
Natalie Ross Adkins, associate professor of marketing at Drake University, is co-author of a recent paper which explores ways that real estate marketers can neutralize negative stigma attached to buyers, homes, and neighborhoods.
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