Course Catalog

Customized Training

The Center for Professional Education at UT Austin offers courses, certificate programs and workforce training designed to build individual careers and support productive and efficient work teams. 

Use the catalog below to explore our offerings.

For quick review of upcoming opportunities, you can also download this printable PDF that lists information sessions, certificate programs and courses starting in the next couple of months.


Topic Area: Management & Leadership
Available For: Customized / Large Group Only

This course is designed to help build your confidence and ability to communicate authentically during uncomfortable workplace interactions. If you need to provide sensitive feedback, confront disrespectful behavior or address a “hard to talk about” workplace issue, this course will provide you with useful strategies and enhance your ability to navigate these situations effectively.

Topic Area: Management & Leadership
Available For: Customized / Large Group Only

Businesses rely heavily on data to efficiently and effectively operate in all functional areas, generating a growing demand for professionals who are all around data-literate. This course will introduce you to data analytics concepts, tool and techniques such as: translating business questions into data questions, preparing data for analysis, running analytics processes using select business intelligence applications, deriving actionable insights and visualizing and presenting data. Hands-on exercises are incorporated throughout the class, utilizing business intelligence platforms such as Tableau, as well as different types of data sets.

Topic Area: Management & Leadership
Available For: Customized / Large Group Only

This course introduces best practices and practical techniques for managers, supervisors and team leaders who lead remote teams. You will identify the skills required for managing virtual teams, apply techniques for building and maintaining a foundation of trust among virtual teams, learn how to keep employees engaged and connected, and explore strategies for effectively providing direction and feedback to virtual employees. During this course, you will gain the critical skills and strategies you need to build strong teams and achieve desired results in a remote working environment.

Topic Area: Communication
Available For: Customized / Large Group Only

Strategic communications help organizations and their key audiences communicate across the right channels and with the right effect. To succeed, communications professionals need to think creatively about what will resonate with their audiences and use the right tools and media to reach them and have an impact.