Center for Professional Development University of Denver

Ready to enhance your career with professional development? The Center for Professional Development at the University of Denver serves educators, clinicians, techies, small business owners, social change advocates, and organizations wanting to develop and deliver innovative professional development for their teams. See the upcoming professional development opportunities below:

Innovation and Persuasion – April 22 and May 20
Travis White, a CPD favorite faculty member, is back – teaching you about the practical aspects of innovation (and how to bring it to your organization) and how to persuade effectively. A perfect package with Grant Writing (below!). Learn more here:

Grant Writing for Non-Grant Writers – April 25

April 25, 5-9 p.m. – Join Judy Dettmer – Executive Director of the Colorado Brain Injury Program to learn the right way to fund your core mission and successfully secure funding from organizations giving it away! Judy will provide you with real-world examples, including sample grants matched up with the funding requirements her organizations sought, and explain why the requests were funded or not. She’ll also request funding needs from attendees like you participating in this workshop, so she can use your needs as a case studies during the workshop. SPACE LIMITED! Register here:

Leading from Within Part I and Part II – April 29 and June 17

Back by popular demand! Join us for a personal empowerment program (now two parts!) to help you become the leader you were meant to me. This experiential program will provide you with a new sense of purpose, passion and motivation for your personal and professional life. Learn more here.

Small Biz Boot Camp – May 5 from 3-6 p.m.

Are you interested in starting your own business, freelancing or becoming an entrepreneur? What about starting a non-profit or your own practice? If so, our Small Biz Boot Camp on May 5 from 3-6 p.m.  is for you! Join us to hear from a panel of entrepreneurs and social innovators about their successes, and more importantly, their failures. Then, hear from our esteemed faculty about the courses they’re offering to benefit your business RIGHT NOW. Come away with practical information to put in practice immediately and a plethora of ways to build and grow your venture. Only $10 for alumni – plus, 1 drink to kick off your Cinco de Mayo celebrations! Register here:

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