Professional Development Academy

Online. Flexible. Affordable.

Chatfield College's Professional Development Academy offers high-level online courses and certifications. We offer a range of professional, continuing education, certificate, and personal enrichment programs. Click on the categories below to discover the perfect course or courses for you!

computer applications

Computer Applications

design thinking

Creativity + Innovation

entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship + New Business

human resource

Human Resource Management

nonprofit

Nonprofit Management

personal enrichment

Personal Enrichment

six sigma

Six Sigma + Lean Certifications

small business

Small Business Management

sustainable management

Sustainable Management

women in business

Women in Business

Did you know?

Skill-based hiring is on the rise

According to the Harvard Business Review, more employers are flexing degree requirements for middle-skill jobs in favor of individuals who possess the skills needed to do those jobs. Now is the best time to learn new skills or strengthen existing ones.

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Employees are loyal to companies who provide professional development

Forbes Magazine reported that 86% of employees would leave their current job for another employer if it offered more professional development. Conversely, a 2018 LinkedIn report stated that 94% of respondents would stay with their company longer if they invested in their careers. 

New businesses are booming

Americans are all about starting their own business. In 2021, there were 5.4 million applications submitted for new business--a 23% increase from 2020, according to The Economist.

We're here to help you succeed.