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KU Professional & Continuing Education (PCE) at KU Edwards Campus proudly extends the University’s educational training resources to federal agencies and their employees.

PCE applies the educational values that make KU a world-class center of learning to our catalog of training courses, programs and symposia for working professionals. We also partner directly with businesses, industry representatives and government agencies to assess workforce needs and develop training programs for their employees. As part of the Federal Executive Board partnership with the University of Kansas, a 10 percent discount is offered to federal employees for many of our most popular courses and programs.

See the list below for the selected programs offering the federal partnership discount:

Science Managers Certification Program
The worlds of science and business are increasingly interconnected, creating strong demand for employees who can combine scientific technical knowledge with skills in leadership, business and communications. The Science Managers Certification Program builds the management skills of scientists who have moved or anticipate moving into managerial roles in addition to their scientific duties.
Professional Leadership Programs
Today’s workplace calls for superior executive leadership to encourage innovation. Experienced industry leaders have partnered with KU to develop innovative professional leadership training. Training formats include webinars, workshops, an intensive week-long immersion program in February, customized in-house programming and personal leadership coaching.
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training
Using Lean and Six Sigma can help your office reduce costs and maintain high standards of consistency and quality, leading to a competitive edge. PCE’s Lean Six Sigma training course prepares new Green Belts to lead projects and contribute to improving services and manufacturing.
Online Engineering Technology Courses
Warehouse and Distribution Center Layout Seminar
A well-planned warehouse layout contributes to improving processes and inventory control, both key functions in reducing operating costs. The annual Warehouse and Distribution Center Layout Seminar at KU can help you and your organization stay cost-competitive.
Aerospace Short Courses
Founded in 1977, KU’s Aerospace Short Course Program is the professional training choice of the global aerospace community. Short courses range from 1–5 days in length, and are delivered in a traditional classroom setting. Our industry-expert instructors translate theory into practical application, so you can return to work and solve real-world problems immediately. Aerospace Short Courses are offered in a variety of formats, including online and face-to-face through scheduled public courses at designated locations across the country.

The following list of short courses has been made available to federal employees at discounted rates:

Big Data Workshop

Take a quick, expert-led path into the world of data with the Big Data for Managers and Decision Makers workshop, presented by the University of Kansas in Kansas City. This three-part training event is for managers and managerial teams who want to know more about how to successfully use data to improve business decisions.

See the upcoming professional development opportunities offering the federal discount on this events calendar.


Visit the KU Greater Kansas City Federal Executive Board Partnership homepage to learn more and view a full listing of University-wide programming available under the partnership, including courses and programs from KU Edwards Campus and the KU Public Management Center.


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