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Customized Training Solutions for Government Agencies and International Organizations

Your people are your best investment. When you invest in your employees, your entire organization becomes more valuable. By providing professional development and training for your staff, you’ll create employees who are more engaged, loyal and productive – resulting in a lower turnover rate, a stronger work ethic and a well-respected company culture. An investment in your people is an investment in the future of your business.

The Center for Professional Education (CPE) at The University of Texas at Austin offers a variety of services and programs customized for every level of leadership in your organization. Among the many benefits of our programs are:

  • Competitive pricing
  • Flexibility in program delivery and duration
  • Group discounts for on-campus programs

Because your time is valuable, we offer a variety of programs to suit your schedule, including sessions that take place in one day or over a period of weeks, self-paced online programs and individual coaching.

Executive Coaching

Individualized coaching for senior executives is an excellent way to improve leadership skills, clarify goals and increase self-awareness. Under the direction of industry experts and thought leaders, our programs are designed to unlock your potential and enhance your natural talents.

Sessions are available for individuals and small groups.

Participants in the Executive Coaching program will learn to:

  • Lead more effectively
  • Successfully manage transitions
  • Produce at peak performance
  • Discover new solutions and pathways to success



  • Conflict Management
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Leadership Series
  • Practical Project Management for Executives
Instructor-led Training

Bring the University of Texas’ world-class training to your company or agency with our convenient on-site programs. We can train groups of employees at the location of your choice and customize the content to meet your goals and objectives. Using a collaborative assessment process, CPE has helped some of the world’s leading organizations solve complex business issues, achieve measurable results and develop leadership capacity to improve productivity and performance.

PLEASE NOTE:The class dates and enrollment costs listed on CPE’s website do not apply to private, instructor-led training. All registrations for private, instructor-led training should be completed separately from the online registration process.

Online Learning

Even when budgets are tight, employees still need to enhance their skills and learn new ones. CPE offers convenient online training programs that are relevant, affordable and trackable.

Benefits of Online Training Programs:

  • No travel required means reduced training costs
  • Productivity increased by providing employees just-in-time learning
  • Tracking of employee progress allows for performance management
  • Access to value-added resources, such as simulations, job aids and online books
  • Learning is self-paced and interactive
  • Flexible online access to mentors and subject matter experts via chat and email
  • Many courses award PDUs, CEUs, CPEs and HRCI recertification credits
  • Some fulfill education requirements for PMP®, CAPM®, PHR/SPHR, CBAP designations and more!


Organizational Assessments

In today’s competitive global economy, improving and maintaining your organization’s standing can be a daunting challenge. Customers expect more, organizations are operating with fewer resources and competition among industries is fierce. How do you know which processes to focus on to increase value and minimize inefficiencies? How can you ensure that the improvements last?

Our team will work with you to identify and evaluate any gaps in common workplace competencies and help you develop training strategies to expand your employees’ capabilities and fully exercise their potential.

Facilitation and Speaking Arrangements

CPE works with meeting organizers and customers to design and facilitate the following types of meetings:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Building and Development
  • Vision and Values
  • Executive Retreats
  • Board Retreats and Meetings
  • Issue Processing
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Action Planning
  • Senior Team Alignment and Development


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Toi Davis

Government Account Manager

Center for Professional Education

Development Office Building (DEV)
2901 North IH-35, Suite 3.200
Austin, Texas 78722
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7518
Austin, Texas 78713-7518