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Cascade Engineering

Welcome, Cascade Engineering

Enhance your career with Davenport University!

We are committed to removing barriers so you can continue your education. Cascade Engineering and Davenport University support your journey as you work to complete an associate, bachelor's or master's degree, or pursue professional training to enhance your skills and/or gain industry recognized certifications.


  • 20% tuition discount* for employees
  • 20% tuition discount* for spouses and dependents up to age 29
  • 20% discount on professional development courses at Davenport campus locations

Whichever path you choose, you will enjoy small class sizes, interactive learning, and personal attention.
If you have any questions as you review your options, please contact us at 800.686.1600.

We look forward to helping you achieve your education and training goals!

Explore Degrees at Davenport University Explore Professional Development Courses

 *Degree programs not eligible for the discount include BSN Pre-Licensure, MSN Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration, Occupational Therapy and the competency-based MBA. Tuition discounts are for new students who have not taken for credit courses within the prior 12 months.  Your discount will show up on your Financial Aid award(s) under the name “DU Tuition Grant".

Davenport classes offered at CASCADE ENGINEERING

Classes are offered at Cascade Engineering's 3400 Innovation Court location. To register for courses contact Val Dewey


 JUNE 2019 Certificate of Project Management

This 3-day Certificate of Project Management program is designed to develop a thorough understanding and practical application of the universally recognized tools every project manager needs to ensure successful project planning from start to finish.

Start with building on a foundation of internationally accepted concepts, tools, and techniques for working effectively in all stages of project management. Then, you’ll focus on resource management, project leadership, change management, risk, team communications, and control.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Effectively use project planning tools
  • Identify tasks, resources, and potential risks
  • Develop and manage a team, including motivating, rewarding, and maximizing productivity
  • Prepare essential project aspects, including budget, final plan, and statement of work
  • Implement proven strategies for working with problem team members


 AUGUST 2019 Certificate of Management 

 (Formerly Certificate of Supervisory Management)

This 12-week, 6-session course focuses on the core competencies necessary to increase productivity and performance. Learn to build collaboration, promote trust, and empower your employees to achieve results.

Whether you are a new or experienced supervisor, this course will help you find the right mix of guidance, leadership, and motivation to acquire peak results.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Acquire a basic understanding of leadership skills and how they will enhance your ability to be successful
  • Clarify the nature of your leadership and understand employees’ motivation to perform
  • Recognize and utilize key elements that move teams from involvement to empowerment
  • Identify types of conflict and effectively communicate to find a resolution
  • Put to use important techniques such as active listening, persuasion and negotiation 

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OCTOBER 2019 Business ETiquette

Have you ever wondered why it seems so difficult to talk with some people and yet so easy to talk with others? Can you recall an occasion where you met someone for the first time and immediately liked that person? Something about the individual made you feel comfortable.

This course will help you understand the impact your communication skills have on other people. You will also explore how improving these skills can make it easier for you to get along in the workplace, and in life.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify common communication problems that may be holding you back
  • Develop skills to ask questions that give you information you need
  • Learn what your non-verbal messages are telling others
  • Develop skills to listen actively and empathetically to others
  • Enhance your ability to handle difficult situations
  • Deal with situations assertively


 october 2019 Personal Accountability and the QBQ (Question Behind The Question)

Your success personally and professionally depends on your willingness and ability to ask the right kind of questions. These questions create personal accountability and eliminate procrastination, blame and complaining. QBQ! stands for “Question Behind the Question (QBQ)".

The 1-day Question Behind the Question™ (QBQ™) enables organizations, teams, and employees to improve morale, develop people, and enhance communications. Achieve excellence through personal accountability.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Eliminate stress and recognize the power of choice and our leadership roles
  • Defeat procrastination
  • Adapt to change, the essence of learning, and the cornerstone of leadership
  • Utilize effective communication and the power of serving others
  • Take ownership of your career