Due to Covid-19, all Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 programs are fully online so you can continue your development path without any health concerns.
Leverage our programs to gain practical skills and support the next step in your career.
Drake University offers a variety of professional development programs and continuing education, no matter at which stage your career is. Please see the menu at the left for industry-specific programs. See below for additional non-credit offerings happening this fall and spring.
March 2021 to February 2022
Leading Others is designed for mid-to-senior level leadership roles charged with creating organization value. Program is approximately 100 hours over a 12-month time period. You will develop actionable leadership development and business plans, leverage tools to strengthen opportunities and capitalize key strengths. The program maximizes learning and development while minimizing time away from the office. Through a combination of executive coaching and interactive live, virtual classroom sessions, you move through the four program components (Leader Readiness, Leader Development, Organization Performance, and Leadership Sustainability) actually implementing as you learn.
The managers most responsible for an organization’s success or failure work on the front lines. Gain the right skills in communication, delegation, motivation, and development. Supervisory Leadership will help you improve you and your team’s overall performance. You can attend single programs or earn the certificate by completing the two core courses and three electives.
Stand Alone Electives: If the time isn't right for you to do the entire program, you can register for these individual electives.