Center for Professional Development

Center for Professional Development

About Us

For over 30 years, the Center for Professional Development has been dedicated to the training and development of the Western New York business community.  We provide Open Enrollment programs and Custom Solutions that engage all levels of leadership to drive both individual and organizational results. 


Open Enrollment Programs

We want you to reach your full potential.  Our diverse program options give individuals the opportunity to advance their career, regardless of role or experience.  Led by distinguished Faculty at Canisius College and business experts WNY , these courses will elevate the skills leaders require to be successful in today’s business climate.

Custom Solutions

In today’s competitive work environment, we understand that organizations have unique challenges and opportunities. Our instructors work directly with an organization to provide outcomes and solutions that improve performance and deliver company objectives.


The Benefits:

  • Develop leadership skills by maximizing individual and team performance
  • Boost employee engagement and improve retention
  • Earn a certificate and advance your career
  • Accomplish personal and organizational goals and objectives
  • Discover solutions that improve team and company performance
  • Prepare for college, graduate and professional examinations