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PCO Professional Practice Courses

These practical courses allow participants to further explore and refine their capabilities while exploring academic strategies, financial management, leadership, innovation, and how to define and capitalize on market needs.

Upon successful completion of each course, participants will be awarded an UPCEA-backed badge. Courses can be taken individually and in any order. Each course is four weeks long. Professional Practice courses can count towards the PCO Pro certificate (at least two from this series are required).


Academic Strategic Planning in a Constantly Changing Environment

Forecasting, Budgeting, and Managing Money in an Environment of Uncertainty and Risk

Creating, Motivating, and Leading Teams

The Entrepreneurial Imperative

Markets, Marketing, and Managing the Cycle from Prospects to Learners