CEPE's Custom Education Solutions

More than 65% of global leaders cite “talent and leadership shortages” as their #1 business challenge.  In some skill areas, a full 90% of organizations do not have all the skills they need to be successful. IBM Smarter Workforce Survey 

Custom Education Solutions

Invest in the training solution that will return the most value to your organization. Partner with the Center for Executive and Professional Education to develop your employees and improve employee retention, increase productivity, and achieve better business results. 

From reducing performance gaps to leading efficiency and innovation, exceptional employee talent is the driving force behind every successful business. Portland State University’s Center for Executive and Professional Education can help your employees develop skills and knowledge, providing them the momentum and know-how needed for your company to effect revolutionary change, conquer challenges, and drive growth. 

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Our Training Advantage

  • An in-depth and highly customized curriculum
  • Access to the region’s leading industry experts and cutting-edge research
  • Qualified instructors who bring real-world experience, the latest tools, and proven industry methods to create hands-on learning for direct application in the workplace
  • Relevant case studies, group discussions, and simulations targeted for your industry and organization
  • A dedicated team that provides a unique program from inception through design to delivery
  • Transformational results—employees who think strategically, lead collaboratively, and demonstrate increased confidence, competence, and competitiveness in the industry landscape 

Agile Program Delivery 

  • Location - Programs can be delivered onsite at your business, in one of CEPE’s executive classrooms designed for adult learning, or online for select programs
  • Duration - Program length is determined by your organization’s needs, from one-day to multiple months
  • Time - Scheduling is flexible to accommodate the day and time that works best for your team 

Our Strategic Approach

PSU customizes learning by assessing your current challenges, future goals, and how to most effectively develop your workforce. We then collaborate with you to design and develop the educational program that will best achieve your desired outcomes. Our expert instructors deliver high quality, relevant, and interactive programs that will engage your employees in their own learning and development. At the end of each program we assist you in deploying the learning solutions within your organization and evaluating the results.

Organizational Solutions - Customized for your Organization

CEPE offers 15 public certificate programs. Choose from one of these or let us customize a course to best fit your organization.


Get Started  Get started by contacting us to discuss your needs and what we can offer.