University of Wisconsin–Madison

Professional Development

UW–Madison offers a variety of professional education programs and resources for companies to develop existing staff. Our world-class professional development programs consistently rank in the top ten around the globe and are well respected in the professional world.

Featured Resource: Online and Distance Learning Programs
In today’s professional world, flexibility is key and UW–Madison is responding with online professional development options. Programs include online certificates,  non-credit classes as well as online Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs.  In addition, there are options offering a hybrid model, where the majority of coursework is online, but some sessions bring students together on campus for hands-on learning.  Explore the options for your workforce.

Business/Executive Education

Engineering/Technology

Farm/Agriculture

Health Care/Medical

Degree options

UW Innovation in Action

A new name, and a new director. The Office of Business Engagement

We are now the Office of Business Engagement. Our new name is a restatement of the university’s proud 15-year commitment to help facilitate access for businesses across the university community. We also welcome managing director, Amy Achter. More.

A wild Wisconsin yeast is at the core of growing partnerships between UW–Madison and businesses

This unique partnership has students, scientists, and businesses working with new strains of yeast and testing commercial implications by experimenting with unique beer styles and probing the impact on bread dough. More.

Research collaboration with American Family Insurance highlights UW’s ability to tackle business challenges.

Departments from across UW are collaborating with American Family Insurance — helping to apply big data analytics to the company’s data stream. Learn about the project goals and how the process got underway.  More.

More of UW in Action

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