Show findcourses.com as: Mobile

10 Highly Reviewed U.S. Professional Development Courses

Whether you’re an accountant, a marketing coordinator, a civil engineer or a human resource manager, keeping your skills exercised and staying on top of industry trends is essential for offering the best service you can as a professional in your field.

Employees that are well-trained and “up with the play” are generally much more engaged in the workplace environment and much more invested in their own personal performance and what they can contribute to the organization.

We’ve collated a list of professional development courses who have been put on the map by their user reviews. Here are 10 highly reviewed U.S. courses that we think you should check out! 

Tell us what you think - send us your stars! ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Have you taken any of these courses or worked with any of these providers? Would you recommend any of them to others? Hop on over to their page here on findcourses.com and leave your review to let everyone know your thoughts!

Golden bow

Human Resources, Training & Development

1. Training Certificate (Association of Talent Development)

As one of the world’s largest provider of training for talent development professionals, The Association of Talent Development reviews are top-notch. Specifically, this three-day Training Certificate workshop is one of, if not the, highest reviewed course that ATD have to offer, exploring best practices in modern employee training and development. Learn more here.

“I got so much more out of it that I expected. I now have so many tools in my toolbox that I’m excited to get started on designing my next training.” – Jason G.

ATD

2. Roadmap of California Medical Leaves (Compliance Online)

Federal medical leaves specific to California are explored through this comprehensive interactive training workshop. Participants will learn how to apply leaves accurately and consistently, as well as exploring issues around intermittent or ongoing medical leaves. Compliance Online reviews indicate this is a comprehensive and highly beneficial course for those located in California (or have employees in California) working as HR Managers, Supervisors, Business Owners or General Managers. Learn more here.

“Training was highly informative and I was able to learn a lot from other participants as well.” – Course Participant

Compliance Online


Golden bow

Finance & Accounting

3. Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers (American Management Association)

American Management Association reviews reflect the fact that AMA has been the world leader in professional development for over 90 years! This Fundamentals in Finance and Accounting course is aimed at those working in a professional environment who may have limited knowledge and confidence in finance and want to learn to interpret and respond to financial information and make smarter business decisions that deliver higher profitability. Learn more here.

“The Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting class was excellent… This class gave me much more confidence... as well as a general understanding of accounting and finance. I would strongly recommend this class to any business owner.” - Wes

AMA

4. Financial and Valuation Modeling Boot Camp (Wall Street Prep)

Founded in 2004 by a group of investment bankers, Wall Street Prep reviews for this course reflect its intensive and comprehensive structure. Over three days, participants can enhance their skills in financial statement modeling, valuation and DVF modeling and M&A modeling. Learn more here.

"The class provides a great introduction to modeling & real life uses of finance and accounting principles. I only wish I took it earlier in my career." - Randall B., Consultant

Wall Street Prep


Golden Bow

Leadership & Management

5. Step Up to Leadership (Dale Carnegie Digital)

Whether delivered in-person or through e-learning, Dale Carnegie Digital reviews show that they are a highly regarded provider of courses in leadership, sales, workplace engagement, communication and business skills. Their Step Up to Leadership certification is offered as an 6-hour online webinar, providing participants with the leadership skills to be effective management professionals. Learn more here.

“Engaged, smooth, well prepared, fantastic material! I am better prepared to be a more effective leader to empower others.” - Josh W.

Dale Carnegie

6. Applied Business Architecture (IAG Consulting)

This 4-day interactive class provides participants with an in-depth foundation in applied business architecture theory, evaluation and practice. The IAG Consulting reviews are from fellow managers, business analysts and project managers who have found this course particularly beneficial. Learn more here.

"Hats off to the consultant for her engaging teaching style, wealth of information and patience as the class learned the material." - Craig

IAG Consulting


Golden Bow

Information Technologies (IT)

7. Java Programming (Hands on Technology Transfer)

This introductory classroom course provides participants with a foundation understanding of the Java programming language and providing opportunities through hands-on lab activities to put into practice their new skills. Hands on Technology Transfer reviews are of a high standard, making this a course to seriously consider. Learn more here.

“This class was all I hoped for and more!.. Leaving this class I am confident that my future experiences with the Java programming language will be productive and effective." - K.B., Marshall University

HOTT

8. Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs & Avoid 483s (Compliance Online)

Through this course, participants will explore the latest practices in data security, data transfer, audit trails, electronic records, and software and computer system validation. Compliance Online reviews show this is the perfect course for those in roles such as IT/software managers, vendors and suppliers, and ideal for those specifically working within health care, biopharmaceuticals and medical device sectors. Learn more here.

“This is my first experience with ComplianceOnline and I would definitely attend other seminars.” - Course Participant

Compliance Online


Golden Bow

Industrial

9. Major Testing Techniques for Plastics: an Introduction (ASTM International)

This 3-day course covers basic principles, techniques and equipment generally used in mechanical and analytical tests on plastics and polymeric materials. ASTM International reviews show this course is of great benefit to technicians, sales representatives and product developers as well as those not directly involved in the plastic testing process but looking for a foundation understanding in this area. Learn more here.

"I appreciate how comprehensive the class was. I can't say enough good things about the instructors. They were informative, kind and funny." - Course Participant

ASTM International

10. Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA® 70E (TPC TrainCo)

Through this 2-day course, participants will learn foundation safety and knowledge around working with electrically energized equipment. Designed to reduce liability concerns for the employer, this course is a comprehensive and successful way to establish safe working practices, as is shown in the TPC TrainCo reviews. Learn more here.

"Training was great. Very happy with the course and outcome. Everyone here on our end learned a tremendous amount and I think they all have new found respect for electrical safety.” - Charles K.

TPC TrainCo


Golden bow

Looking for professional training?

Tell us what kind of professional training you're searching for and we'll look through our over 35,000 training company listings and personally get in touch with several training providers. They'll send you more information about the course including price, upcoming dates, and answers to any questions you might have.

This field is used for controlling automatic form submits. Please leave it blank:
Tell us what you're looking for:

This is a cost-free and obligation-free service.

Last updated: 01 Mar 2019

You might also be interested in:

Last updated: 3/1/2019

10 Words That Make Smart People Sound Dumb

Many of us have been picked on by our friends or teachers about common English errors or unnecessary use of crutch words. It is not worthwhile to think that in the spoken English language, we have the grammatical principles turned off, and can still misuse some common words in the conversations.

Read more
Last updated: 3/1/2019

Why Should You Invest in External Training?

The training industry is a billion-dollar market. In our 2017 US Training Report, we found that in 2016 corporations spent about $39 billion on external training programs alone. Find out why your company can benefit from investing in external training.

Read more
Last updated: 3/1/2019

The Basics of Professional Development Tax Write Off

Learning doesn’t end once you get a job. With increasing competition and ever-changing industries, it is critical for professionals to continue learning and developing their knowledge and skill set. That’s where professional training courses (such as those here on Findcourses.com) come in to play. But did you know that as a professional, you can (in some cases) write off tax for work-related professional development? Here we outline some of the basics about which professional development opportunities are actually tax deductible.

Read more
Last updated: 2/28/2019

Offer Employees More Training to Improve Your Employment Brand

Did you know that almost 8 in 10 employees believe it’s important they have access to the most up-to-date technology at work, but just half said their company is offering that?

Tags: HR
Read more
Last updated: 2/28/2019

What Does a Tough or Toxic Organizational Culture Cost?

Why would organizations invest in developing an effective organizational culture? The answer is that it impacts organizational performance and that culture, as it’s hard to copy, can be a competitive advantage

Tags: HR
Read more
U.S. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

US L&D report 2019 - Benchmark your Workplace Learning

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.S.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in findcourses.com's second annual U.S. L&D Report!

Take me to the report

Optimize your workforce with the world leaders in professional development

American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions.

Our newsletter
Leave your email and stay updated on professional training

LOOKING FOR TRAINING?

findcourses.com offers a free consultancy service to help compare training for you and your team

Request a free quote