Professional Development
& Certificates

Denison Edge

Build skills and gain experiences

Earn stackable credentials

Instructed by industry professionals & professors

Thrive in Columbus

Denison partners with organizations downtown — meaning plenty of internship and professional experience while you’re a student.

Denison Edge is headquartered in Columbus, recognized as the #1 City for New College Grads, one of the top 15 U.S. cities to start your career, and the 5th Best City in the Nation for Work/Life Balance. It’s no secret that Central Ohio is the perfect place to acquire professional development and launch your career.

Downtown Columbus



In-person or virtual programs focused on key professional skills or concepts, led by industry experts.


Expanded industry-specific learning experience in a virtual setting, combining the insights and skills of industry professionals.


A combination of in-person and virtual deep dives providing critical skills and knowledge with a specific industry focus, led by faculty and industry professionals.


Partnerships with leading educational platforms provide industry-recognized Certificates that enable them to keep pace with the changing job market.

MiniMasters (Coming 2022)

Strategically curated Credential programs recognized by industry leaders as helpful in advancing careers.

6-Week Immersion Program (Coming 2022)

An experience in downtown Columbus focused on real client projects. Gain valuable internship hours, critical skills, hands-on experience, and expand your career network.

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Workshops, Events,
& Accelerators

Feb. 1 - Mar. 29

Credential: Marketing Communications

Gain a strong understanding of marketing and communication principles to help your brand and business grow.

Feb. 6

Workshop: Money Management

A bank is an important ally as you move along your personal finance life cycle. Practice navigating your checking/savings and online banking account to assist you in developing pragmatic cash management habits.

Feb. 9

Workshop: Building Graphs in Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel allows you to communicate and handle information with much more impact than raw numbers alone. You will get more from your data by learning how to build graphs in Microsoft Excel, from straight-

Feb. 20

Workshop: Credit Management

Establishing a robust and stellar credit history early can help make your downstream credit rating work for you! Gain valuable practices evaluating various credit options, terms, and amortization tables to avoi

Feb. 23

Workshop: Storytelling with Data

The data speaks for itself, but does it really? Inspire, influence, and inform your audience by building a compelling narrative based on data and analytics through storytelling.

Mar. 2

Workshop: Crisis Communication

Are you prepared for an unexpected crisis at your organization? Learn to manage the message clearly and quickly when in crisis-mode.

Mar. 6

Workshop: Income Taxes & Insurance

Well-informed tax planning affects what gets sent to Uncle Sam. Protecting your hard-earned assets makes good common sense and pays off.

Mar. 20

Workshop: Investments & Retirement

Get practice evaluating various investment opportunities, risk/return tradeoffs, life-cycle investment decisions, and time value of money considerations to build the future nest egg of your dreams.

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