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Professional Learning

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 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.