Professional Development

two men talking at the Alfiero Center.

Networking events like this at the Alfiero Center (School of Management) are one of the many ways that UB supports professional development.

UB helps you, your company and your employees reach the next level through its many professional development opportunities and certification courses. Its diverse training programs and continuing education support lifelong learning.

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Executive Education and Leadership Development

These educational opportunities range from degree-granting programs that develop leaders to non-credit-bearing classes that build employee skills.

Degree Granting Programs

The School of Management's MBA programs can give you and your managers the competitive edge.

Programs range from executive development in health care management to supervisory skills to tax training.

Leadership Skills Development

The UB School of Management's Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE) creates more effective business leaders and organizations through its research and teaching.

  • Leadership Accelerator Program: helps participants improve strategic decision-making and increase contributions to their companies and organizations.
  • Emerging Women's Leadership Group: connects entry-level professional women, helping them network, advance their skills and give back to the community.
  • Women's Leadership Group: offers professional women a chance to share work-related issues and best practices, while also celebrating their successes.

Small Business / Entrepreneurship Education

From small shops to high-tech to succession planning, learn how to build your entrepreneurial leadership skills.

Business Productivity Training

Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health Training

Continuing Education in Industry Skills

Your employees can build industry-specific job skills through Millard Fillmore College's non-credit courses:

  • Aviation
  • Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Human Resources and Personnel
  • Information Technologies & Computer
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Paralegal & Legal Studies

Improve your engineering workforce with EngiNet distance education program offered through the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.