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Stay connected with the latest continuing education opportunities offered by NC State's Office of Professional Development (OPD). You can find all of our conferences, courses and certificates on our website.

Participants may be eligible for the Sallie Mae loan and MyCAA. 
Visit the Funding Sources and Financial Assistance webpage for more information.

Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance - Online
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FREE, No-Obligation Informational Webinar

June 15 
noon to 1 p.m (Eastern) 


Learn more about the program and meet the lead instructor, Chris Brookfield, principal and executive and team coach at Heidrick & Struggles. (Learn more)

Course Information
Fall 2023 Dates (Virtual) – Sept. 20-22 | Oct. 12-13 | Nov. 1-2 | Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 | Dec. 18-20

Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance (LCOP) is a 132-hour International Coaching Federation (ICF)-certified Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP) delivered through a partnership with Heidrick & Struggles, a worldwide leadership advisory firm. Upon completion of the program, you will meet the academic requirements for one of two ICF certifications: Associate Certified Coach (ACC) and Professional Certified Coach (PCC).  (Learn more and apply)

Why Earn Your LCOP Certificate at NC State?

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Visit the LCOP web page for more information, to RSVP for an informational webinar or to apply to LCOP

Organization Development Network 2023 Summit: Addressing the Challenges of Now
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June 11-14
McKimmon Conference and Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh

NC State is proud to host the OD Network’s first International Summit experience. This is a reimagining of the traditional conference and will be a unique opportunity for both emerging and experienced learning development, organization development, I/O Psychology and other students and professionals to work hands-on with each other and leaders in the field to Address the Challenges of Now

Watch a preview of the summit experience and register today.

Project Management Courses and Certificate Program - Online
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Register now for new and updated project management courses, delivered in partnership with Blue Summit Consulting Group, a Premiere Authorized Training Partner with the Project Management Institute.

Upcoming offerings:​​

Earn your Project Management Certificate by taking four required courses and one elective.

Project management courses are delivered in partnership with Blue Summit Consulting Group, a Premiere Authorized Training Partner with the Project Management Institute (PMI). 

Virtual, Instructor-led Technology Classes
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  • Excel Level 1
    June 21
    Gain the fundamental skills to create, edit, format and print basic Microsoft Office Excel worksheets. You will learn shortcuts and spreadsheet design theory to become an Excel expert.
  • Excel Level 2
    July 11
    Using the foundational skills from Excel Level 1, take advantage of Excel's advanced features and use data analysis to make informed organizational decisions. You will learn about advanced functions, sorting, filtering, tables, chart basics and PivotTables.
  • Excel Level 3
    July 25
    Build on the basic and intermediate knowledge presented in the Excel 365 Level 1 and 2 courses. You will learn about auditing tools, what-if analysis tools, Lookup functions, 3-D maps and forecast sheets.

North Carolina Notary Public Course

July 31-August 1
McKimmon Conference and Training Center, NC State University, Raleigh

This course is designed to prepare you for commission, appointment, or re-commissioning as a notary public in the state of North Carolina. Learn how to successfully execute acknowledgements, oaths and affirmations, verifications and proofs, inventory abandoned safe deposit boxes and notarize voter absentee ballots.

Learn more and register

Put the Power of the Pack to Work for You
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Customized Training and Development can assist your organization by providing precision-crafted education, course and consulting services. Your employees will benefit from committed, value-added delivery excellence, a supportive and productive learning environment and state of the art facilities. Together, we will identify the most appropriate solution to benefit your employees and your organization and make the most of their educational experience.

Contact Customized Training and Development to learn how you can custom design training for your employees’ needs.



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