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Professional Development in Portland

Oregon State University is deeply invested in the Portland community, and our Portland-based workshops are a great way to build in-demand skills in a short format.

These programs from Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) provide an affordable option to help you advance in your career. Whether you're interested in building business essentials, improving your garden, developing your teaching skills or launching a craft beverage business, we have options for you. Plus these non-credit courses have no application fees and you are instantly admitted.

You can receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in a broad range of areas, from marketing and leadership to farming and beer making. You'll learn from Oregon State University faculty and/or industry-based instructors with years of experience, and you'll network with others working in your field. 

Oregon State Alumni Association Members, can save 15% on any course or certificate.  


Oregon Authentic Leadership Training

Portland, Oregon | October 31 - November 2, 2018

Build essential leadership skills for yourself or your organization in three stand-alone workshops with Bend-based management expert Dean Newlund.

As a whole, this intensive training program is designed to help you:

  • Navigate change and tension within your organization
  • Avoid habitual reactions and apply awareness and competence to issues in your workplace
  • Take ownership of your personal experience
  • Determine the appropriate action for any situation

No matter where you're at in your organization, these leadership training courses can help you succeed. Learn more »

Craft Cidery Startup Workshop

Portland, Oregon | November 4 - 8, 2018

Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to launch or expand your own successful cider business in this one-of-a-kind program that connects you with craft industry entrepreneurs and leaders. In just five days, you'll gain essential guidance on planning, marketing, distribution, ingredient sourcing and recipe development. Learn more »

Oregon State's Professional and Continuing Education 

Oregon State’s Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) offers more than 100 short courses taught by Oregon State faculty and/or industry-based instructors. 

To fuel your passion and gain job-relevant skills in weeks, check out the full list of certificates and join the thousands of students who have learned from our industry experts! 

Interested in Continuing Your Education in Portland?