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Executive Education

Fulfill your corporate training and continuing education needs at Northwestern. Northwestern has a wide range of options from out of the box programming to customized classes. Northwestern has options where you come to one of the campuses, faculty can come to your location or your group can complete sessions virtually.

Our team can help you navigate our many executive education opportunities to determine which school is the best fit for your current needs. If you are interested in learning more, review the following executive education programs.

Executive Education Programs

Feinberg School of Medicine

Your medical education is a life-long pursuit rooted in your commitment to excellence in your field. The Office of Continuing Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine promotes such excellence in patient care and safety through accredited education activities based on up-to-date, clinically relevant, scientifically rigorous, evidence-based medical information.

Learn more about executive education at the Feinberg School of Medicine.

Kellogg School of Management

Whether the goal is to create a standalone solution or fashion part of a complex talent development initiative, Kellogg Executive Education focuses on how individuals and organizations can transform themselves. Offerings include specific plans and pathways for professional growth and functional development for individuals and teams as well as broader strategies for enterprise-wide executive development efforts.

Learn more about executive education at the Kellogg School of Management.

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Gain the skills to manage the design and development of products for strategic competitive advantage. This intensive three-day certificate program provides the skills related to managing creativity and design, customer-focused innovation, gap analysis in the design process, strategy in design, industrial design essentials, human factors and intellectual property. Participants will also gain skills in managing the product development phase-gate process, teams and product performance metrics. The program is through the Segal Design Institute which is a part of the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Learn more about professional education at the Segal Design Institute.

School of Communication

Northwestern Masters of Science in Communication’s non-degree executive education programs draw from the leading communication theory to provide practical application takeaways in short, accessible workshops.

Learn about executive education at the School of Communication.

School of Professional Studies

Certificate programs are taught by experienced faculty who are leaders in their fields. Courses are organized around experiential activities, case studies and other projects to help working professionals develop new skills. 

Learn about professional development programs at the School of Professional Studies.

Pritzker School of Law

Northwestern Law has been offering continuing legal education of the highest quality for more than 60 years. While annual programs typically are held in Illinois and California, their international appeal attracts participants from across the United States and around the world.

Learn more about continuing legal education at the School of Law.

NUCATS Clinical Research Professionals Training

The NUCATS Institute has developed foundational programs that ensure a highly-skilled, competent and efficient workforce that speeds translation of scientific discoveries. The NUCATS programs leverage innovative technology and approaches to deliver training in translational research competencies and are updated on an ongoing basis so that our training programs are well aligned with translational science as it evolves.

Learn more about NUCATS Clinical Research Professionals Training.

Transportation Center

Courses are aimed at decision-makers and investors in transportation and logistics, including shippers responsible for purchasing freight transportation domestically or internationally and those in the logistics, traffic, sourcing and finance functions. Carrier staff and line executives who handle freight operations, marketing and finances can benefit, as well. Program content is thoroughly integrated by experienced course faculty, ensuring participants emerge with a comprehensive understanding and dynamic perspective of both domestic and international transportation.

Learn more about executive education through the Transportation Center.