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Professional Development Programs

The Heller College of Business offers professional development opportunities for the busy adult to enroll in courses scheduled at convenient times and locations. Courses may be taken to meet professional certification requirements or may be taken for personal enrichment.



Retirement Planning

The Retirement Planning Course is a 3 session comprehensive personal finance course designed for those in the early stages of retirement or those about to retire. This course will walk you through difficult retirement decisions such as asset allocation, income planning and pitfalls to avoid. Course is based on recent academic research. You will receive financial tools to help you better understand risk, taxes, budgeting and estate planning.

Choose one of these series conveniently offered at our Schaumburg campus: 

Next offering: TBA

Cost: $49 (Couples may attend for the price of one.)
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Innovation Management Summer Institute

This 3½-day Institute is designed to assist the professional, practitioner, or executive in understanding and applying the basics in implementing innovation process management for sustained success. Sustained innovation success ensures competitive and technological advantage. The Summer Institute will assist in conducting innovation projects within an organization and help participants to develop a company-wide strategy for future innovation efforts. This Summer Institute introduces the unique ENOVALE™ process as a means to achieve the goal of sustained innovation success.

Next offering: TBA

Boardroom Bound Group Boardology™ Institute Seminar 400

The Boardroom Bound Boardology™ Institute presents a director candidate development program in an intensive 2-day framework. It requires pre and post seminar work for prospective candidates to learn board service legalities plus the time, commitment, risks, liabilities and protocols of for-profit board service. Further, it is designed to equip participants with insights to conduct a successful appointment campaign through an Executive Search Firm or our Candidate Referral Service. 

Next offering: TBA

Cost: $2500 (special offering for Roosevelt University)


Other Information

  • The University reserves the right to cancel the course and fully refund the paid registration fee to the participants should unforeseen circumstances necessitate it.
  • A certificate of attendance will be given to participants with 100% attendance of the course.
  • For more information, contact Dean Chan jchan@roosevelt.edu.