The world of business is constantly changing, with new competitors entering the market and a high demand for skilled professionals. To meet that demand, you need fast, effective training that maximizes the talent of your entire team, from frontline sales to management and support staff.


Walden University will soon offer Professional Certificates to help you more efficiently engage, train, and retain your employees. From a catalog of competency-based courses, you can select the skills your employees require most—such as project planning and building high-performance teams—to craft an individualized learning experience.*

Our professional development coursework is short, focused, and can be easily adapted as your needs evolve.

Key Features

Custom learning solutions that emphasize skills sought by employers.

Targeted, skills-based education that is designed to be applied immediately.

Self-paced, 12-week online courses that won’t interfere with the workday.

Support from Walden faculty, who offer a broad range of academic and professional experience.

Opportunity to potentially earn credits or competency units toward a Walden degree or academic certificate.

The Benefits of Upskilling

  • Close skills gaps and fill critical roles faster

    Close skills gaps and fill critical roles faster

    Rapidly provide internal candidates with training to develop the skills they need to fill essential roles. Cultivate future leaders by leveraging the talent of your current workforce.

  • Keep good employees longer

    Keep good employees longer

    Employees who experience growth and satisfaction are more likely to stay. Show your commitment to their success through practical professional development training and the opportunity to earn credit toward a future degree.

  • Get more out of your professional development budget

    Get more out of your professional development budget

    Target your resources more precisely with cost-effective, customizable training that you can update easily as your requirements change.

How It Works


Select the specific skills relevant to your team from a menu of course offerings.


Assemble three to five skills to create a customized Professional Certificate (e.g., project management). Content is mixed format (e.g., online, video, webinar) and accessible.


Offer employees a way to earn a Professional Certificate and gain the skills they need to excel in your organization — and their career.

Professional Certificate Examples

Project Management

Managing  people

People Management

Leadership  Foundations

Leadership Foundations

Healthcare Informatics and  Technology Management

Healthcare Informatics and Technology Management

Human Resource for Healthcare Organizations

Human Resource Management for Healthcare Organizations

Financial  Management

Financial Management

Communication For  Leaders And Managers

Communication for Leaders and Managers

Design  Thinking

Design Thinking



Teaching and Learning  in A Preschool Setting

Teaching and Learning in a Preschool Setting

Managing Early  Childhood Programs

Managing Early Childhood Programs

Criminal Justice Leadership and Management

Criminal Justice Leadership and Management

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