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 academic-based with real world applicability. After attending class, you will be able to apply what you learned the very next day

Our mission is to serve and enrich our local community. When you take a course with us, you will be partnered with real world instructors and peers, right here in the Quad Cities. You'll make life-long connections that will truly add value to your personal and professional life – well beyond time spent in our program.

Take a tour around the site to learn about various training opportunities including courses that we customize for your organization's specific needs. Be sure to learn what our participants have to say about their experience with our programs!

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Business Essentials

June 21

Consumer Trends

How has organizational strategy changed due to consumer access to information? Learn more from Dr. Joe Miller, Chair of the SAU Sales & Marketing Department. Sponsored by the SAU H.L. McLaughlin Master of Business Administration program.

Register for the June 21 event (Free)

Young Professionals

July 12

Mentorship

What is mentorship and why is it important to your career development? Hear from Megan Brown-Saldana, Executive Director of the QC women's mentoring network, Lead(h)er. Sponsored by the Jaycees of the Quad Cities.

Register for the July 12 Lunch and Learn (Free)


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Genesis Provider Leadership Academy

Throughout our 10-session, interactive learning experience, 25+ providers expanded their knowledge of organizational strategy and finance, and strengthened their critical leadership communication skills.

Professional Development
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Academically-based training with practical application to your workplace!

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Learn At Your Own Pace

On-Demand Training – Now On Our YouTube Channel

The St. Ambrose University Professional Development Center is committed to offering timely trainings that meet the needs of our community.

Check out our new series of on-demand trainings, now on our YouTube Channel! Watch the pre-recorded topic that interests you!

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.

The center 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!

Contact

To learn more about facility availability or schedule a personal tour, email pd@sau.edu or call 563-333-5745.

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
Equipment
  • 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

 

Contact Us

Staff

Alyssa Rice, Business Development Liaison

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So, what's next?

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