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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



**Date Change**

April 9 - 13, 2018 - 40 hour Initial Training

NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 124, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

Register today for HAZWOPER training.


CDL - NMU Truck Driving School

Registration now open!

  • Session 1:  May 21, 2018 - June 22, 2018
  • Session 2:  July 9, 2018 - August 10, 2018
  • Session 3:  August 20, 2018 - September 21, 2018
  • Session 4:  March 18, 2019 - April 19, 2019

NMU, Jacobetti Complex, Room 124, 2296 Sugarloaf Ave., Marquette

Register today for NMU Truck Driving School.


Appraisal CE Classes

March 17 & 23, 2018 - Waterford 

April 13, 14 & 16, 2018 - Traverse City

April 19 & 20, 2018 - Lansing

See the schedule for a complete listing of classes. 

2018 Learning to Lead - Back to Basics

When: March 16, 2018

Where: NMU - University Center, Great Lakes Rooms

Time: Registration: 8:30 a.m.; Program: 9:00 a.m.

Topics include: Successfully Navigating Employee Relations Issues; Leadership and Management; 5 Social Media Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Career or Business; Effective Workplace Communication; and Customer Service


Michigan Certified Assessing Technician

April 19 - 21, 2018 - Marquette (Registration Deadline is March 19, 2018).

Must register more than 30 days before class.


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - May 4 & 5, 2018 (Friday - Saturday) - Escanaba

Beginning - August 3 & 4, 2018 (Friday - Saturday) - TBD

Transportation Supervisor Training - Coming Soon!


Certified Public Accountants CPE Course

When: May 11, 2018

Where: NMU - Jacobetti Complex - Room 124

Time: Registration: 7:30 a.m.; Program: 8:00 a.m.

Case Study Ethics and New FASB Standards Update

CPE Credit: 2 hours Ethics/6 hours Accounting & Auditing

To register: https://store.micpa.org/product/71325


Motorcycle Safety Registration

2018 Schedule is available now.  More classes will be added after May 22, 2018.

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

Watch for a schedule in May 2018!



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 2018 seminar can be found here after the Seminar completion.
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