Overview of business programs offered by USF Corporate Training and Professional Education.
Round out your skill set and earn the credentials you need to succeed in today’s ultra-competitive business landscape. From business analysis to continuous improvement and project management to marketing, USF’s dynamic, interactive courses ensure you’re equipped to identify challenges, overcome obstacles and develop creative approaches to business growth.

Basic Economic Development Course

Master the essential skills for your role in economic development. Topics include strategic planning, business retention and expansion, marketing and attraction, real estate development and reuse, financing, and small business development.

Modern Management Tools Certificate

USF’s Modern Management Tools Certificate provides the necessary skills and knowledge demanded in a leadership role today. In just two weeks, you’ll gain the practical tools and techniques that can transform you from a good manager to an exceptional one. 

Strategies for Effective Communication Certificate

Develop invaluable communication skills that can redefine your career and your business relationships. The Strategies for Effective Communication Certificate will help you master various vital skills, including how to communicate and collaborate in a diverse workplace, listen for better understanding, ask effective questions, negotiate and deliver bad news.


Dedicated cohort offerings specifically for your organization are available for these programs. If you have a group of 10+ participants, we can provide a dedicated session for your team at your convenience on a schedule that best meets your needs. You may also be eligible to receive a group discount. Please email David Hill at for information on how a dedicated cohort can be organized for your team.