The Professional Development Center is the University of Washington Tacoma's continuing education department, serving the needs of working professionals with skills-oriented, career-enhancing certificate programs. Our programs meet at UW Tacoma and other locations ranging from Olympia to Everett. We strive to foster a diverse, prosperous, and connected community through access to professionally relevant courses and certificate programs for individuals, businesses, and public organizations. We support the University of Washington Tacoma’s mission to catalyze the social and economic vitality of the South Puget Sound region.
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Apply Now for Certified Public Manager® Fall 2021
We are now accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of Certified Public Manager® at UW Tacoma rescheduled for Fall 2020. Visit the CPM® webpage to learn how you can join the ranks of public managers nationwide.
Check out this FREE 4-part series recorded webinar on “Cultivating an Abundance Mindset - And Why it Matters for your Professional Success.” Hosted by one of our Project Manager instructors, Angel Latterell, to explore the practice of positive approaches to life and work.
Professional development is not simply learning a few skills to put in your toolbox – it is about constantly improving yourself and being aware of trends. As a graduate of UW Tacoma’s Project Managementprogram and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), I find it critical to stay up on both and encourage others to do the same.