The Institute for Professional Development at Graceland University Independence Campus creates noncredit continuing education programs that allow busy professionals to stay up-to-date on cutting edge subject matter. Participants receive comprehensive, practical, and relevant information which can be individualized based upon the specific workforce development needs of an organization. Programs are developed by leading academic experts and experienced industry practitioners. All certificates include original material gleaned from the foremost academic and practitioner writings on the subject matter. An academically qualified (master’s degree or higher) seasoned professional (minimum of 15 years experience) facilitates the training giving a deeply interactive experience.