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Agile & SCRUM Training


Agile & SCRUM Courses

Business Analysis


Business Analysis Courses

Project Management


Project Management Courses

Change Management


Change Management Courses

Twin Cities business professionals learn practical, in-demand skills through the affordable and high quality courses offered by the Institute for Professional Development.

Our programs and certificates focus on applicable and relevant skills that empower participants to immediately apply their new knowledge, tools, and techniques to their careers.

We build and deliver customized training that can be taught out of our beautiful and convenient St Paul classrooms or at your organization.

Choose from workplace training in the areas of:

Not seeing what you need in customized training, or do not know what you need? 

Call us today: 612-659-7230 or email us at institute@metrostate.edu

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Classes are offered in a workshop-style atmosphere- which means: no tests to take, no papers to write, and no grades to stress about.   Instead, there are interactive activities, meaningful discussions, application of life experiences, and networking opportunities.

Our instructors use case studies and focus on what happens in the workplace rather than what happens in a text book.  They have worked or are currently working in roles within the industry that you are learning about; so they understand challenges and want to facilitate a learning experience students will find useful and enjoy.

Free Business Architecture Training & Skills Assessment

MN Cyber Range


The MN Cyber Range offers real-world simulations to help cybersecurity teams prepare for authentic threats and for beginners our MN Cyber Academy provides industry standard training and certification to build the skills of practicing and future cybersecurity professionals.

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Featured Article in The Buzz Magazine

Thank you to Buzz Magazine for the awesome article featuring Metro State Institute for Professional Development and what we do for continuing learners in the Twin Cities.  Call us today for customized workplace training or continuing education courses in the Twins Cities Metro.  (article is on pages 32 and 33)        

Leadership – How do you encourage Agile and innovation in a Bureaucracy?

How does Leadership encourage Agile and innovation in a Bureaucracy? By: Beth Schaefer    Director, Institute for Professional Development Are you a leader supporting Agile efforts in a large traditional or bureaucratic organization? Let’s help each other. I have Agile going on two fronts now – well, three if count our Agile training programs. My […]

Is Pocket Agile a Thing, or Did I Just Invent It?

Is Pocket Agile a Thing, or Did I Just Invent It? Or – Is it OK to be Agile Lite? By: Beth Schaefer    Director, Institute for Professional Development I hesitate to say that I am practicing Agile because I have not been formally trained in Agile. And, I work in higher education – an […]

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