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

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UW Innovation in Action

Grant to Study Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Madison

Jon Eckhardt, executive director of the Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship has received funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, to study how to improve how university entrepreneurial ecosystems, like that at UW-Madison,  can drive economic growth.

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New outposts from Lands’ End,
Oshkosh Corp. reveal closer corporate relationships with UW–Madison

Wisconsin companies are leveraging UW-Madison resources in their corporate strategy. Learn about the latest companies to set up offices near campus and how the Office of Corporate Relations is helping them find solutions. More.

Zhenqiang “Jack” Ma’s quest for knowledge yields innovations, collaborations, success

Ma cites an impressive research infrastructure, excellent faculty and support for multidisciplinary collaborations as reasons he has been successful at UW-Madison. That is coupled with his desire for his innovations to benefit society, “If the knowledge I contribute can change the world, I will be satisfied.”

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