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Institute for Professional Excellence
The Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) is the corporate education and coaching division at Davenport University. Offering focused, customized, and innovative collaboration with business partners, we identify development needs, leading to the delivery of customized and strategic programs that yield positive results.

Customized, Strategic Business Programs

Why is IPEx the preferred choice for businesses?

  • Organizational transformation: IPEx understands where a business is today, where they want to be tomorrow, and how to get them there.
  • Leveraging University resources: Davenport University   provides access to scholar-practitioners and industry experts who have applicable experience and academic credibility that develop IPEx programs that are relevant, comprehensive, and engaging.
  • Long-term partnerships: IPEx does not offer a “one and done” training experience, rather we develop on-going, strategic partnerships with clients and continue to address their business development needs over multiple years and projects.

IPEx Specializes in proven programs and courses in all areas of professional development.

  • Executive Coaching and Mentorship
  • Corporate Leadership and Management
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Certification/Credential Programs including:

PMP certification (Project Management Professional)
SHRM certification (SHRM Certified Professional)
CMA (Certified Management Accountant)
CM (Certified Manager)
CPC (Certified Professional Coder)
CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter)
ARM (Associate in Risk Management)


Did you know:

  • IPEx is recognized as a top training provider by professional organizations like the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Project Management Institute (PMI) and our participants continually surpass national test score averages.
  • IPEx will design and deliver training at any Davenport Campus or on-site at your businesses location.


Tell us what you have in mind. Or let us help you identify the programs and coursescustomized programs or professional certifications that suit your needs. To find out more, call our Business Development Manager at 616-233-2580 or email us

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