Custom Training

Training tailored to you

Looking for top-quality training tailored to your industry’s needs? Want to focus on goals specific to your organization? Eager to apply your new knowledge to the work you’re doing right now? UW-Madison Continuing Studies can help.

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We develop custom training programs for many kinds of professionals, including:

  • Managers and other leaders
  • Corporate employees seeking to learn Spanish
  • Educators teaching, designing, or evaluating online courses

Types of training

Choose from several options, such as:

  • Skill-building workshops
  • Professional development sessions
  • Certificate programs

Building your program

  1. We meet with you to identify what you want to gain from the experience.
  2. We design a program that helps you reach specific goals, taking into account your budget, your timeline, and challenges facing your industry or organization.
  3. Expert instructors present the program at a time and place that’s convenient for you.


Advantages of custom training tailored to your specifications include:

  • More teamwork: Employees strengthen their relationships as they learn together.
  • Shared vision: Team members are more likely to focus on a common goal when they learn the same material at the same time.
  • Increased productivity: Discovering a new tool or process can boost efficiency. Learning something new can enhance motivation—and talent retention.
  • Practical applications: Participants can put new skills and knowledge to use immediately.
  • Time and cost savings: Sending employees to individual classes often costs more money—and time.