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Continuing Education and Workforce Development

This office is committed to professional, workforce development and personal training, delivering opportunities for anyone interested in continuing their education, updating their skills or participating in professional development. We partner with business and industry throughout the Upper Peninsula. The primary objective is to create, sustain and retain a skilled workforce that supports current business and industry while considering the future workforce.

Upcoming Events


Excel Workshop

This is a 6 hour training that will focus on beginning, intermediate and advanced topics of the 2013/2016 versions.

Friday, October 27, 2017 - NMU Jacobetti Complex, Marquette, MI  49855

To register: call (906) 227-2103 or complete this form and return to conteduc@nmu.edu

Cost: $100 - laptops will be provided (10% discount if you have 4 or more from one organization).

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This event is open to everyone!


Ethics and Pain Management Course  (6 CE's)

Friday, November 3, 2017  from 9:00 am - 4: 00 pm  in the NMU Jacobetti Complex, Marquette, MI 49855 

Course to include new versions of NASW Code of Ethics coming November 1, 2017.  Course will cover practical, easy-to-use ethical problem-solving techniques along with what social workers need to know about pain management and how they can help clients reduce their subjective experience of pain through a self-care framework.

Call Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department today to register (906)227.2103 or complete this form and return to conteduc@nmu.edu 


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - October 17 - 20, 2017 (Tuesday - Friday) - Crystal Falls FULL

Beginning - November 3 & 4, 2017 (Friday - Saturday) - Hancock  FULL

Beginning - February 2 & 3, 2018 (Friday - Saturday) - Marquette

Transportation Supervisor Training - Available online: Part 1 & Part 2


Appraisal CE Classes

Courses for this cycle are complete!
Watch for a new schedule in October.

Motorcycle Safety Registration

Courses are complete for the 2017 training season.

Online Registration will open on March 1 for the 2018 season.

This is a new program.  Read all the information before registering!


Summer Skilled Trade Camps

Complete for this year.  Thank you to all that participated!



See a complete list of upcoming events by visiting the training calendar. This is regularly updated with each of the upcoming events from the Continuing Education and Workforce Development office.



Training Opportunities

Brief descriptions of some of the training courses offered by NMU, Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Learning to Lead

Materials and Links from the 2017 seminar can be found here.
The opportunities offered by the Continuing Education and Workforce Development Office (CEWD) fall into three main categories: <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/27">workforce development</a>, <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/52">professional development</a>, and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/64">personal development.</a>             CEWD also offers <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/non-credit-online">non-credit online classes</a>. Photo of Tyler LaCourt

Quick Links

Continuing Education and Workforce Developmentconteduc@nmu.edu906-227-2103