Custom Training
Professional Education

At Professional Education at the University of Utah our custom training allows us to bring any training, certificate program, or class to a location of your choosing.

Custom training includes content adaptation to suit your organization's specific desired outcomes, and provides demonstrable improvements and measurable results for your employees. We pull our instructors — industry professionals — from a broad variety of professions to allow for a wide breadth of offerings. By leveraging the resources of Professional Education at the University of Utah, you ensure your employees are equipped with the right skills to keep your organization agile and competitive.

Let us design a unique program with customized content and instruction to meet the needs and challenges of your company. Any of our open-enrollment programs can be customized as a class exclusively for your company employees. Programs can be hosted at Professional Education’s Sandy or Research Park locations, at your company’s facility, or at another off-site location.

  • Create a learning experience tailored specifically to your company’s needs.
  • Develop common processes within your company by learning as a group.
  • Work with instructors to develop company-specific instructional materials.
  • Save money with flat rate pricing.

Management and Business Skills

  • Managing Generational Diversity
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Identifying Your Leadership Style
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Time Management
  • Employment Law
  • Excel: Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced
  • Leading from a Position of Limited Power


  • Professional Communication Technical Writing
  • Grant Writing
  • Improv for Professionals


  • Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback
  • Coaching Essentials
  • Discover Your Strengths
  • Introduction to Crucial Conversations

Project Management

  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Developing Effective Project Management Teams
  • Risk Management Fundamentals
  • Plan and Manage Budget Resources
  • Agile Approach to Project Management

Looking for an elevated training experience? Consider holding an off-site catered retreat at the Ken Garff University Club. Set against the backdrop of the Rice-Eccles Stadium football field and the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the Ken Garff club is the perfect place to treat your employees to a training experience they won’t forget. Whether you’re looking for a quick lunch and learn, or an extended training day, Professional Education can design a program to fit your needs. Training retreat prices vary based on catering needs. Please contact our Partnerships Coordinator for more information.

How Does it Work?

  • All our training programs can be offered either in-person or online.
  • Most programs above are one day programs unless otherwise noted. Programs are typically offered in 2-, 4-, or 7-hour formats.
  • All custom training programs include advance consultation with our instructors to ensure that the individual needs of your organization are being incorporated. They also include the option of a post-session consultation to evaluate the training effectiveness.
  • Training programs can be held at a variety of locations including your office or our training facilities.
  • No need for a fully customized program? Ask about batch enrolling your employees in one of our pre-scheduled open enrollment courses.

Pricing varies based on length and size of class. Additional fees may apply if Professional Education provides training space.

Class Capacity Training Length
2 Hours 4 Hours 7 Hours
1-15 $2,000 $4,000 $7,000
16-30 $3,000 $5,000 $8,000
31-45 $4,000 $6,000 $9,000

  • Improved communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills.
  • Companies that invest in employee skill development have a 15% higher internal mobility rate than those that do not (LinkedIn 2023 Global Talent Trends Report).
  • According to Deloitte, “organizations with a strong learning culture are 92% more likely to develop novel products and processes, 52% more productive, 56% more likely to be the first to market with their products and services, and 17% more profitable than their peers”.
  • LinkedIn Learning’s 2024 Workplace Learning Report found that 7 in 10 employees say learning improves their sense of connection to work and 8 in 10 say increased learning opportunities give their work purpose. The report found that companies with strong learning cultures saw a 57% greater rate of employee retention over those with no emphasis on training and development.

Contact Us

Contact us for more information
Professional Education
University Connected Learning
University of Utah
Mary Alley
Partnerships Coordinator

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