Professional Development Center

The Professional Development Center at the Monte Ahuja College of Business offers relevant, industry-driven training for every employee within your organization. Our courses provide a strong knowledge base and up-to-date, practical applications that improve performance and effectiveness. Invest in real-world training, boost employee engagement and improve your organization’s bottom line.

Professional Development Center instructors consist of renowned faculty members and experienced industry experts who cultivate a highly interactive learning experience. Gain real-world instruction on business and IT skills essential for success, including:

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The Professional Development Center customizes all of its open enrollment courses to meet the unique needs of companies and organizations. Custom training can take place onsite at your company or at Cleveland State University. We specialize in custom training in Adobe applications, Microsoft software, object-oriented programming, business writing and editing, organizational development and leadership. We also coordinate custom training beyond the scope of our regularly scheduled courses. Contact Angie Weimer at or 216.523.7278 for more information.


The Professional Development Center offers recertification credit for a variety of professional industries. Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administration (BENHA) and HR Certification Institute (HRCI) credit are available. Please visit (link directly to business page CampusCE) and click on the Certification tab to discover what’s available, or contact the Center at 216.687.6957 or


Participants earn Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credit for all completed courses. Courses open for registration include the number of CEUs awarded. Be sure to check for the latest course listings, detailed descriptions and CEU credit. The Professional Development Center actively designs new courses based on cutting-edge research and client requests. Please contact us at to discuss a course that is not listed.


Several discounts are available for participants. CSU alumni receive a 10% discount on one and two day courses. In addition, there are available discounts for affiliated partner memberships, bundled courses, CSU faculty/staff and groups. For group discount information, please contact Angie Weimer at or 216.523.7278. 


Enter our Contest to Win a Free Professional Development Course

Design a bulletin board for the Professional Development Center that showcases the numerous Business & IT training opportunities that are available for the CSU community as well as outside organizations. The design should be created using professional software for a 77 x 54 bulletin board.  Click here to learn more about our Center. The winner will receive a free one or two day Professional Development course.

Submit a design for a 77x54 bulletin board in a jpeg or pdf file to
Deadline to enter: April 30, 2014

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
Professional Development Center
2121 Euclid Avenue, BU 216
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214

Campus Location
Professional Development Center
1860 East 18th Street, Rm. 216
Phone: 216.687.6957
Fax: 216.687.9309

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