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Professional Development Programs

These programs are designed for busy, ambitious professionals who want to further their careers by enhancing their management skills. Our programs are a hybrid of online and in-class learning, requiring online prep work and on-campus interaction and networking with fellow professionals, industry experts, and faculty. 

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Applied Management Principles (AMP)

This mini-MBA program will increase your understanding of business and introduce a broad variety of management topics including accounting, finance, leadership, marketing, negotiations, strategy, and more. 

2022 Dates: May 16-20


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Change Management

This new 2-day course is designed to create lasting change at the individual, team and organization levels. Taught in an executive style, it is designed for working managers with an emphasis on knowledge application and experiential learning.

2022 Dates: August 15-16

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Veterinary Practice Management Program (VPMP)

This hybrid program is designed to help veterinarians, practice technicians, and team managers improve practice profitability, competitive advantage, and long-term success. Two modules take place online with synchronous classes, and two modules take place in person at our West Lafayette campus.

Registration Deadline: September 9, 2022
Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 12, 2022

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Interpersonal Dynamics

This 2-day course introduces tools to help improve the functioning of teams you lead and work in. You will raise the trajectory of your career by learning to overcome team member differences and toxic behavior, effectively influence those around you, and improve team decision making and productivity. 

2022 Dates: October 10-11

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Technical Management Institute (TMI)

The Technical Management Institute is appropriate for new and aspiring managers of a technical and non-technical workforce, as well as more seasoned technical managers who would benefit from the program’s modern day offerings.

2022 Dates: January 25-28

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Learn even more about our Professional Development programs through our ongoing series of webinars.

Professional Development Courses (September 16, 2021)

Considering Earning an Executive MBA?

Complete a professional development program and receive a tuition reduction toward your Purdue EMBA. Enroll in one of our non-degree programs, and within 24 months also enroll in Purdue's Executive MBA or IMM Global EMBA, and we will deduct the amount you paid for the professional development program from the cost of the degree program.

Go Big 10!

Did you earn a degree from a Big 10 university? Alumni of one of the 14 schools in the Big 10 receive an automatic 10% discount on their AMP, TMI, or VPMP program fee. Only one discount may be applied to a program fee. 

Alumni Referrals

If you already completed one of our Professional Development programs and would like to refer a colleague, please fill out our alumni referral form. Individuals referred through a professional development alum receive a 10% scholarship toward their own program fees. Only one discount may be applied to a program fee. 

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