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Professional Development Academy

Our Programs

Leadership development has never been more relevant, and skilled leaders are in demand. The Professional Development Academy has custom curriculums to address specific leadership needs and transfer knowledge and proven expertise from the C-suite to frontline leaders. The online program helps maximize employee potential to gain a competitive edge.

Frontline IT Leadership

A 6-month online program led by CIOs, CISOs, and other executives and thought leaders that addresses the most pressing issue of our day, leadership development among IT professionals. The Frontline IT Leadership program offers an unparalleled leadership learning journey to enhance existing capabilities, skills, and confidence of first- and mid-level IT managers.


Frontline and mid-level IT Supervisors, Managers, Directors, Project Managers, Program Managers, and Business Analysts focused on IT projects who are looking to build leadership confidence and capability.

Download the Leadership Gap Whitepaper

Enterprise Cybersecurity

A 12-week online collaborative readiness program led by Fortune 500 CISOs and peers who deliver their proven frameworks and insights on how to lead and secure a network and an organization – protecting data assets and the enterprise brand. This program coaches participants on what it means to think and act as a cybersecurity leader.


Information, Cyber, and Risk leaders or other roles involved in supporting enterprise security.

Download the Cybersecurity Whitepaper

High Performance Leadership

A 6-month online program with content provided by industry leading executives. This program provides best practices in leadership, organizational development and change management, negotiation and collaboration, effective business communication, and delivering value within high performance management.


Frontline and mid-level leadership roles across the enterprise and high potential individual contributors.

Sports Leadership

Coming Soon

An online program led by prominent leaders in the sports world and executives from industry leading enterprises. This program provides best practices and insights in leadership, negotiation and collaboration and communication to advance your team and skills to the next level of performance.

Military Transitional Leadership

Coming Soon

This online program is for current and former military personnel transitioning to civilian careers. Prominent executives, faculty members from premier universities, and military leaders, lead this program. This program focuses on leadership topics including positive leadership, change management, negotiations and collaboration, speaking the language of business, and performance management.

Women in Leadership

A 6-month online program that leverages material from the High Performance Leadership program with (1) specific learning activities created by highly acclaimed women leaders, (2) specific live broadcasts/webinars featuring industry leading women, (3) breakaway leader profiles of women in leadership, and (4) cohorts of participants comprised of high potential frontline and midlevel women leaders.


Frontline and mid-level leaders across the enterprise and high potential individual contributors who want to learn from top executives and hear directly from industry leading women.

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  • Enterprise Cybersecurity
  • Frontline IT Leadership
  • High Performance Leadership
  • Women in Leadership

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When you request more info you will receive a free personal development plan.

The Benefits are Substantial

Benefits for your organization

For Organizations


The faculty is a combination of CXOs and former CXOs, professors from renowned business schools and leadership icons.


The academy is significantly less expensive than an MBA degree – allowing leaders throughout the organization access to world-class development.


Participants and companies from the first few classes are giving glowing reviews of the program and how it’s changing their organizations.

Benefits for your frontline leaders

For Frontline Leaders


It’s designed by C-suite leaders, so you can learn exactly what you need to succeed. And you’ll learn alongside a community of peers.


The online social learning is flexible to allow for demanding schedules, yet structured to encourage continual progress.


It’s designed for busy professionals, because you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your job responsibilities to improve your leadership.

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When you request more info you will receive a free personal development plan.