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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.

Homesteaders Life/Drake University Certificate in Strategic Business Management

- October 6-8, 2015

- Directions to campus

- Lodging information - Rooms have been reserved for this event at the Holiday Inn Express located within walking distance to Drake University.  To reserve your room, call 515-255-4000 and ask for a room in the Homesteader's block and state that you fall under the "Drake rate" when making your reservation to secure the $94 + tax per night rate.  The block of rooms will be held in reserve until September 22nd. 

Eventbrite - Homesteaders Life - Drake University Certificate in Strategic Business Managment (CPSEMS)

Grant Writing Workshop Fall 2015 

-October 26th, November 2nd & November 16th

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

Eventbrite - Fall 2015 Grant Writing Workshop (CPGM01)

Certificate in Business Management Program January 2016

-January 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th & 29th

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

Eventbrite - Certificate in Business Management  (CPBLC4)

Certified Public Manager® Program

The 24th class of the Iowa Certified Public Manager® Program begins on July 27, 2015.

City of West Des Moines Leadership Series - ongoing
Principal Financial Group® Leadership Program - Summer
DuPont Pioneer Program - Summer