Training for Professional Development

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Applied Leadership

Targeted to prepare managers to move up to greater roles of responsibility and become the next generation of leaders. Highly participative workshops in communication, strategic planning, change management, team building, negotiation, ethics, performance management and more will help develop skills that can be applied immediately.

Business Analysis

Workshops provide the knowledge necessary to integrate project planning with business planning and are BABOK aligned. Workshops qualify for the contact hour requirement for a Certified Business Analysis Professional.

Project Management

Gain the capability to produce desired project results on time and within budget. All workshops can be used to earn the Project Management Professional (PMP) credential and the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential awarded by the Project Management Institute.

Human Resources Professional

Earn PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification hours. The online exam prep is an 11-week, intensive program that features the newly updated 2013 SHRM Learning System©. Up-to-date content and advanced tools help guide you to your Human Resource certification goal.

Office Technologies

Improve your office skills in Access, Excel, Relational Database and SQL. You will understand how these tools interact with each other and learn how to get the most out of each program.


Earn your IFMA Sustainability Facility Professional Credential or Green Globes Professional Certification and leverage your company’s sustainability improvements for greater profits.

Process Improvement and Lean

The NBDC lean certificate program will give you, a core group or an entire team from your facility the skills, experience and confidence to implement lean improvements.

certificateCertificates and
Professional Credentials

Certificates are awarded by the Nebraska Business Development Center, College of Business Administration and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Workshops will prepare you for professional certification and credentials. Online opportunities also available.

Workshops & Events for Entrepreneurs

Many of these events are offered at no cost thanks to grants. Topics include:
  • Selling to the government
  • Business planning, strategies, marketing
  • Technology commercialization and SBIR/STTR proposals
  • Exporting
  • And more.