Drive employee development

Empower your team with the training they need to take their success to the next level.

Davenport’s Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) offers tailor-made professional development courses that focus on topics with real-world relevance. Led by industry-experienced experts, IPEx courses are concise and engaging — directly related to the needs of business.  

Whether you are looking for career-focused training, prep for an industry credential or to explore a new interest, we’ve got you covered. Get started with professional development courses spanning topics such as leadership, management, project management, HR, finance and more.  

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Busy working professionals need flexible learning options. Enroll Anytime Online is a platform that allows you the flexibility to complete courses online whenever your schedule permits — wherever you may be. Experience online learning the way it was meant to be: enjoyable, clear, easy to use, fast and convenient.  

Looking for a more customized option? Our performance-minded team can create corporate training solutions aligned with your company's unique goals, requirements and budget. Through our instructor-led-training and online-learning technologies, we can help your teams reach their fullest potential as leaders, innovators and change-makers. 

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Choose from dozens of classes with flexible scheduling

Looking for a certification course in technology, human resources or project management? Preparing for an exam or want to take management courses and other leadership classes to become a more effective leader? IPEx has rewarding professional development courses to meet all of these needs and more. With flexible online and in-person options, you can complete your courses in under two hours — or take a deeper dive over several weeks.

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Create custom training for your team

Davenport University's Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) helps organizations and individuals work smarter. With our innovative corporate training solutions, we take knowledge from the whiteboard to the workplace to ensure high-potential talent has the skill to maximize business performance. IPEx can create customized training experiences and materials to meet your unique needs. Or, you can enroll your team members in our professional development courses on a variety of topics. Partner with us to provide your team with the tools to succeed. 

Complete key certifications with IPEx’s 10+ certification classes
Gain in-demand professional development in as little as 1.5 hours

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IACET accreditation

Davenport’s IPEx is recognized as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), a mark of quality for our in-person and online courses.

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Real-world relevance

Learn skills employers seek with IPEx — from specific technology certification to big-picture leadership classes such as our Strategic Leadership course, IPEx will help you gain a competitive edge. 

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Discounts on professional development courses

Make your professional development even more affordable by qualifying for coupon codes you can apply toward your registration. Reach out to us through the link below for details about these discounts.

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Custom training for your organization

Enlist IPEx for on-site professional development targeted to your organization’s specific needs, from knowledge-based business skills to essential interpersonal skills. Working with IPEx, your employees will be better prepared to overcome challenges, effectively execute on key initiatives and maximize potential. 

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Recognized as a top training provider

IPEx provides a dynamic, innovative and progressive approach to corporate training. That's why IPEx is recognized as a top training provider by professional associations like the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Project Management Institute® (PMI®). Davenport is also a preferred provider for the Institute of Certified Professional Managers and Situational Leadership (SLII).

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Learn from industry-experienced experts

The instructors leading IPEx’s professional development programs are scholar-practitioners who integrate interaction, discussion and real-world application to be practical and relevant for adult learners. We enable participants to cultivate critical workplace knowledge, skills and tools that can be applied immediately.

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