Professional Development

With immediate results

Professional Development at St. Ambrose University provides training solutions to a diverse clientele throughout the Quad Cities.

Our classes and workshops are academically based with real world applicability. After attending class, you will be able to apply what you learned the very next day.

Take a tour around the site to learn about various training opportunities including courses that we customize for your organization's specific needs. You can also find a course by starting with a skill you'd like to improve. And take some time to read what our clients have to say about their experience.

Additionally, continuing education units (CEUs) are available for many of our programs.

Register for Professional Development Courses Leadership for the Quad Cities

Training for Corporate Needs

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Workshops and certificates offered in leadership, supervising, project management, and customized business options

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Leadership for the Quad Cities

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Earn your Leadership for the Quad Cities Certificate by taking just six classes!

See Leadership for the Quad Cities Cohort #2 Schedule


Continuing Education

For CPAs and CMAs

June 14
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
SAU Professional Development Center
1950 E. 54th St., Davenport

Topics covered include recent Accounting and Auditing Updates, State and Local Tax (SALT) Strategic Issues, and current valuation issues for Accountants. Earn eight CPE credit hours

Our St. Ambrose Accounting faculty have partnered with industry experts to offer interesting and applicable curriculum that will meet your professional needs. Read more about the faculty and presenters in this workshop flyer (pdf).

Register today for this one-day, continuing professional education (CPE) course.

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Customized Training

Let us create a training program just for your team

We can "break the mold" and create a program tailored specifically for your needs!

Training can consist of a lunch session to a yearlong series and anything in-between!

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About Our Facility

Building and Room Rental

St. Ambrose University's North Davenport Education Center provides a state-of-the-art learning environment as an alternative to traditional off-site meeting facilities.

It is available for rental Monday through Friday for training seminars, retreats, conferences, business meetings, presentations, and continuing education programs. Meeting rooms can be arranged to accommodate your group's unique needs!

Click here to submit the online rental request


To learn more about facility availability or schedule a personal tour, email or call 563-333-5723.

State-of-the-Art Amenities
  • All classrooms are equipped for multimedia use
  • Wired and wi-fi internet access in all rooms
  • Parking: On site, free, and convenient
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Tables with comfortable, upholstered chairs
  • Team Rooms available for break-out sessions
  • Catering service available. In addition to beverage and snack service, we are able to provide several full menu options for your event. 
  • Classroom: 30-person capacity
    Large meeting room: 60-person capacity  
    Team rooms: 3 rooms ideal for small groups
  • Multimedia podium with computer equipped with Microsoft Office Suite
  • DVD/VCR/CD player
  • Laptop connections
  • LCD projector
  • Flipchart and markers
  • Whiteboards
  • Wi-Fi and wired internet
  • Overhead projector
  • Video cameras



Cheryl Riley-Hayles

Professional Development
North Davenport Education Center
1950 E. 54th St.
Davenport, IA 52803

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? St. Ambrose offers more than 60 programs and 27 athletic teams and sports to join on campus. Become an Ambrosian today!