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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

Learning to Lead: Motivation in the Workplace

Join us for the 2nd Annual Learning to Lead Seminar.

February 17, 2017
Northern Michigan University
9:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
$150 - lunch will be included

Call: (906) 227-2103 to register.


Bus Driver/Supervisor Training

Beginning - February 3 & 4, 2017 (Friday & Saturday) - Marquette

CE - February 4, 2017 (Saturday) - Stephenson

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


Appraisal CE Classes

February 9 - 11, 2017 - Flint
March 9 - 13, 2017 - Traverse City
See schedule for most current information.

Michigan Certified Assessing Technician (MCAT)

February 27 - March 1, 2017 - Marquette

Must register at least 30 days before class start.



MSHA - February 20, 2017 - 8 hr. Refresher
HAZWOPER - March 6 - 10, 2017 -- 40 hr.
MSHA - March 17, 2017 - 8 hr. Refresher
HAZWOPER - March 20, 2017 -- 8 hr. Refresher


Motorcycle Safety Registration

Online Registration will open on March 1, 2017.
Keep watching for the 2017 schedule coming in February.


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 the 2016 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