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Upcoming Programs/Events

Certified Public Manager® Program

The 41st class of the Iowa Certified Public Manager® Program begins January 23, 2024.  

CPM 41 schedule

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Grant Writing Workshop - Spring 2024 

Grant Writing Workshop

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Nonprofit Fundraising Mini-workshop - Spring 2024 - check back for dates! 

For more information: Please contact Lance Noe at 

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, nonprofit 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-Saharan Africa.

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