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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


Supervisor Training I

This is an 8 hour training for both new and seasoned Supervisors, but is open to everyone.
The purpose of this one-day seminar is to educate supervisors on various employment and labor laws that come into play with every decision they make.

September 14, 2017 - NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Marquette, MI  49855

To register: call (906) 227-2103 or complete this form and return to CEWD.

Cost: $140 (Lunch included)


Social Workers

"Training to Prevent Adult Abuse & Neglect"

This is a 6 hour training that will focus on awareness and prevention strategies that individuals con use in their professional roles as well as in their personal lives.

September 19, 2017 - NMU Jacobetti Complex, Marquette, MI  49855

To register: call (906) 227-2103 or complete this form and return to CEWD.

Cost: $40 includes 6 Social Work CEU's or
         $15 without CEU's

This event is open to everyone!


Watch for classes on Ethics.


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

CE - September 16, 2017 (Saturday) - Marquette - LAST CLASS FOR THIS CYCLE!

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