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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

October 27, 2016 - Marquette (NMU Jacobetti Complex)

Training topics:

  • “Great news!  I’m promoted to a supervisor!  Uh, now what?” 

  • “Harassment Awareness” 

  • “Effective Employee Discipline”

  • “Four generations in the workplace”

Cost is $150 (includes donuts and coffee in the morning and lunch).

10% discount for groups of 3 or more.


Social Workers - 5 hrs. Ethics and 1hr. Pain Management 

November 4, 2016 - Marquette (NMU Jacobetti Complex)
NMU approval #0044, MCBAP Approved



Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT)
Training with Exam:

November 7 - 9, 2016 Registration is Closed.
Grand Rapids, MI


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - October 28 & 29, 2016 (Friday & Saturday) - Hancock

CE - November 5, 2016 (Saturday) - Escanaba

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


Appraisal CE Classes

November 11 - 14, 2016 - Midland
November 11 & 12, 2016 - Battle Creek
January 11 - 15, 2017 - Grand Rapids
See schedule for most current information.


Motorcycle Safety Registration

Classes are done for the 2016 season.
Registration will open on March 1, 2017.


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.



JER Online

Looking for a class for personal enrichment or pursing professional development? NMU Continuing Education and Workforce Development has partnered with a leading provider of online education. Learn more.

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 this 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>. Our presenters from to left to right: Susan MacGregor, Debra LaMere, Jon Barch, Ruth Solinski, & Erin Weber-Holloway Our presenters from to left to right: Susan MacGregor, Debra LaMere, Jon Barch, Ruth Solinski, & Erin Weber-Holloway Photo of Tyler LaCourtNorthern Michigan University offers <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/node/47">classroom</a> and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/continuingeducation/appraiser">webinar</a> appraiser education, so individuals can pursue additional career development opportunities however it works best with his or her schedule.Upcoming Summer Camps

Quick Links

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