Swain Center

Professional Development Courses & Programs

Specialized Courses & Programs

Business for Healthcare Providers
This ten-week certificate program provides physicians with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively practice healthcare in today's dynamic environment.

GMAT Review Course
The GMAT Review is open to both current students or members of the public who are interested in taking the Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT) as a requirement for Graduate Schools. Course instructors focus on providing strategies for handling the different sections of the GMAT exam, along with taking students through several practice tests.

Programs and conferences designed for individual and group mentoring, including the International Mentoring Association Conference in April.

Courses & Programs for Specialized Skills

Salesforce Administrator Training
Learn the breadth of the applications across the Salesforce platform including the Sales, Service and Collaboration clouds within the software.

Data Analytics Using Excel
This hands-on, intensive course in Data Analytics will introduce a range of tools and techniques that can help business professionals uncover important information and make better decisions based on data.

Project Management
Project Management has become critical in the success and competitiveness of public and private sector companies. This program provides the opportunity to learn the advanced aspects of project management by focusing on managing projects and your role as a project manager and leader.

Global Digital Marketing & Localization
The Swain Center has partnered with The Localization Institute to offer this innovative, fully online program. Users will learn how to become an effective marketer in the global digital economy through global digital media marketing, global social media, search engine optimization, localizing digital media for different countries, and global content.

Custom or On-Site Training

E-Business Course
Specially designed for Horatio Alger Scholarship Recipients to provide a high-quality, online learning experience on entrepreneurship and starting your own business.

MBA Exchange Program - Yeditepe University
Each summer, an exchange program is offered in partnership with Yeditepe University in Istanbul, Turkey in which MBA candidates attend classes at UNCW as well as site visits in Research Triangle Park and Wilmington, NC.

NCLGISA Project Management Workshop
This custom workshop was designed for members of the North Carolina Local Government Information Systems Association.