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Online Professional Development Courses


  • Learn from experts in their fields.
  • Master current research and theory.
  • Practice techniques learning in the online course.  
The Professional and Organizational Development online courses have the following requirements:
  • You must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution in the United States, or its equivalent*,
    to receive academic credit for these courses. Verification of degree
    conferral or a valid international equivalency evaluation must be
    received before the end of the course for academic credit to be awarded.
Cost Structure:
  • Tuition for academic credit 12-week courses is $2,880 per course.
  • Tuition for academic credit 8-week courses is $1,920 per course.
  • Tuition for CEU courses is individually priced per offering and cost information will be on the registration form.
  • 20% discount on all courses for Fielding degree program alumni.

To view course descriptions, click on the hyperlinked course number/title below. Printing the page will print all course descriptions.

Open Enrollment Courses

CE-764 Hosting World Cafés: The Fundamentals,
Providing a fundamental understanding of The World Café theory and method, this 8-week course applies the World Café design principles to bring forth the creative power of conversation and engage questions that matter. Participants will develop the capacity to use the World Café in their own lives and work, and gain a basic understanding of World Café hosting practices.
CCEUs: 19
Delivery Method: Online
Faculty/Instructor(s): Amy Lenzo, The World Cafe Community Foundation, and Bo Gyllenpalm, PhD
Note: 6 CEUs
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CE-765 Contemplative Leadership,
Contemplative Leadership is a 12-week online course with weekly live webinars designed to help organizational leaders and coaches to cultivate Mindfulness as an inner foundation for active engagement in challenges and stresses of personal and professional life. Participants will cultivate Mindfulness through a seven-step process called “InterSpiritual Meditation” (ISM) and learn how to harness their own natural contemplative learning styles to cultivate inner peace, wisdom, and compassion. The target audience for Contemplative Leadership includes coaches who coach inside organizations, both as internal and external coaches, as well as Human Resource and other managers who recruit, hire, and manage coaches and coaching engagements on behalf of their organizations.
CCEUs: 31.5
Delivery Method: Online
Faculty/Instructor(s): Edward Bastian, PhD and Deepa Awal, PhD
Note: 3 CEUs
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