Leaders in Professional, Continuing and Online Education

Get the essential skills and knowledge you need with UPCEA’s Learning Center! Bringing you the leading experts in the field of professional, continuing, and online (PCO) education, these programs offer high-value and relevant content for practitioners at all levels. Engage with peers from across the field in a virtual classroom to strengthen understanding, breadth of knowledge, and skills. See below for courses and events that are now open for registration. 

PCO Professional Certificate

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PCO Leader Certificate

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Course Catalog

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Upcoming Professional Development Courses

Fall Courses Now Open for Registration!

The Entrepreneurial Imperative 

How are new opportunities identified and implemented? How do professional, continuing, and online professionals succeed in a competitive and ever changing environment? More than any other academic unit, the professional, continuing, and online enterprise is responsive, agile, risk-taking, and innovative -- all qualities of entrepreneurs, but within the realities and constraints of complex institutions. This course will explore how to navigate and innovate within a dynamic environment

Next Offering: 08/02/2021
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Markets, Marketing, and Managing the Cycle from Prospects to Learners 

How are new and changing markets identified? How are programs -- in both content and format - developed to meet the needs of learners?  How can data analysis help shape ongoing understanding of markets?  This course will explore the processes and operations that convert markets into enrollments.  

Next Offering: 09/08/2021
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Program Planning and Oversight in Professional, Continuing, and Online Education

How do those in professional, continuing, and online education create their program portfolio?  How are resources marshalled and managed?  This course explores how an often unique mix of programs can be designed, developed, and delivered -- on-campus, on-site, and online. 

Next Offering: 09/08/2021
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PCO Professional Program Courses Open for Registration