Professional Development

Professional Development

At Penn State New Kensington, we're committed to providing professional and personal development courses and seminars to meet your specific needs. We bring the resources of a world-renowned teaching and research University to you. Whether your need is providing supervisory training for managers, computer courses, or assistance with a very technical problem, we can assist you.

Our professional development programs include:

  • Computers

    • Basic Excel - Students learn to create and format spreadsheets; enter data; sort data; print and save files; become familiar with Excel functions
      Register for Basic Excel
    • Intermediate Excel - Students build upon basic Excel concepts; learn to protect data; name cells and ranges; use filtering techniques; use conditional formatting, templates and macro recorder; track changes and work with multi-sheet workbooks
      Register for Intermediate Excel II

    • Advanced Excel - Students will review Intermediate Excel; learn to work with advanced filters, Date/Time functions, auditing, goal seek, pivot tables, VLOOKUP and INDEX functions, basic statistical analysis using the Analysis Toolpak and dialog box controls
      Register for Advanced Excel
  • Engineering Reviews
  • Finance Skills
  • Human Resources Courses
  • Management Courses
  • Manufacturing Skills
  • Operational skills
  • OSHA
    10-Hour General Industry Training Course - May 31 and June 1, 2017 - Penn State New Kensington,
    8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Student must attend both classes;
    $250.00 per student - includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch both days 
    For more detailed information please contact us at 724-334-6011.

If you have a need that is not listed, please contact Patricia Hollinger at 724-334-6010 or  With the vast resources of the University, we can explore tailoring a program to meet your specific needs.