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Professional Development

Advance your career  

The Virginia Tech Roanoke Center offers a variety of noncredit professional development courses and programs, workshops, trainings, conferences, and networking opportunities to provide working adults with opportunities to advance, upskill, or refocus their career. 

Leadership

Leadership Academy

 

Emerging Leaders Academy

School Leaders Institute

 

Virginia Women's Municipal Leadership Institute

 

Women Impact Virginia 

The Women Impact Virginia Summit will feature a range of women speakers sharing stories of personal success and struggle along with tips and tools for building confidence and influence at work. Learn about ways leadership impacts the larger collective, effective communication strategies, how to better address work/life balance, the changing landscape, and transferable skills that can help in any challenge.

Process Improvement

Annual Lean conference

 

Lean Fundamentals

 

Business communications

Understanding the perspectives of others is increasingly important in our world; job success often depends on well-developed soft skills. We offer a variety of classes and workshops to help you build your skills in public speaking, leadership, collaboration, and more. Contact us to learn more.

Brewing Education

Business of Brewing

A five-day class teaching the essentials of opening a craft brewery. 

Beer Brewer Professional Certificate

 A year-long course open to 20 participants via application.