The Executive Development Center (EDC) offers leading executive education to Central Florida professionals through its various Executive & Professional Master’s Degrees and Executive Education Programs. Choose the best fit for your needs.

As an auxiliary unit of the UCF College of Business, the EDC has become a sought-after partner for higher education in a variety of business fields through its various executive and professional master’s degrees and executive education programs.



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Executive Education Interest:

MBA and graduate business programs

All of our programs are accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Graduate business programs are offered at the UCF Main Campus, the UCF Executive Development Center in downtown Orlando and UCF Regional Campuses. See specific program for more information.

Master BIG Data

Through the Professional MSM Business Analytics Track

Executive Education

Developing and managing talent is vital to the overall success of any organization. UCF’s executive education programs are designed to promote professional development and prepare your team for tomorrow’s challenges. We will teach you to think differently, exchange ideas and apply new techniques. Partner with us to customize a program for your team or join us at our open enrollment workshops.

Custom Programs

Our open-enrollment workshops and presentations on other current business topics can be fully customized to meet your organization’s needs and fit your schedule. Contact us to develop a training program for your team.

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International Residency Programs

Our International Residency Programs combine highly applicable classroom sessions on current business topics with site visits, management presentations and other activities providing an invaluable perspective on doing business in and with Central Florida.

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Executive Education Workshops

Our open-enrollment workshops are tailored to mid-to-upper level managers who want to sharpen their skills in a particular business area, learn effective tools and applicable solutions to various business challenges and engage in productive discussions with business professionals from a variety of companies and industries. Learn More

Business Development & Sales Strategy

Led by Ms. Cyndi Gundy, this workshop provides participants with real world, tactical approaches for selling more of their products and services to new and existing clients in the consultative manner that today’s clients expect. Learn More ›

Applied Strategy

Developed and led by Dr. Robert Porter, this workshop draws together the most important factors needed to analyze, formulate and effectively lead the implementation of business strategy. Learn More ›

Customer Experience & Innovation

Improve your service intelligence quotient, apply the “doing better than that” model of service innovation, assess service and lead and model service as an individual and company. Learn More ›

Change Management

Increase your understanding of organizational change and acquire skills and tools needed to successfully manage and lead change in your organization in our interactive workshop developed by Dr. Steven Whiting. Learn More ›

Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Led by Chris Sawchuk of The Hackett Group, this workshop will teach you how to improve execution, operational effectiveness and collaborative relationships with suppliers. Learn More ›

Process Improvement

The Process Improvement Workshop led by Patrick Miller, MBA is designed to teach individuals industry standard tools and technique necessary to implement improvements in their work environment. Learn More ›

Employee Relations & Conflict Resolution

Developed by Keri Kozlowski, J.D., this workshop highlights everyday workplace interpersonal scenarios and provides practical advice for addressing conflict. Learn More ›

Digital Marketing Strategies

Developed and led by Dr. Carolyn Massiah, this brand new one-day workshop will introduce you to a variety of digital marketing topics and media platforms. Learn More ›

Executive Leadership

Developed and led by Dr. Robert Porter, this one-day workshop brings together current research and hands-on experience to successfully prepare you to take on these business challenges. Learn More ›

Foundations of Project Management

Our first virtual workshop will teach you about the five major phases of Project Management, the ten Knowledge Management Areas, and various Project Management best practices. Learn More ›

Effective Negotiation

This highly interactive two-day workshop will deepen your knowledge of effective negotiation strategies and sharpen your practical skills. Learn More ›

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Led by Dr. Darryl Allen and Prof. Paul Gregg, this workshop empowers you with a framework of essential finance and accounting terminology, concepts, and applications. Learn More ›

EDC and MBA Events

This admissions event will include details for the UCF Professional Master of Science in Management/Business Analytics Track. The presentation provides information about the program curriculum, learning outcomes, cohort format and schedule, executive mentoring program, admission requirements and application process. Admission…
The UCF MBA Open House is open to all interested candidates for the UCF MBA including the Executive MBA, Professional MBA Full-Time, Professional MBA Part-Time and the Evening MBA. The evening's presentation will include the UCF MBA curriculum, learning outcomes, format,…
This admissions event will provide detailed information about the UCF Executive MBA includng the program curriculum, learning outcomes, format and schedule, international residency, admission requirements and application process. Register at
Improve your service intelligence quotient, apply the “doing better than that” model of service innovation, assess service and lead and model service as an individual and company. Learn more:

About MBA

The UCF MBA opens the door to building your career. The combination of our rigorous application-based curriculum, renowned business faculty and emphasis on team work will prepare you to take on new challenges and make a difference in your organization. With the UCF MBA, you will be equipped with the credentials and the latest business skills to pursue your next career opportunity. To accommodate the working professional, the UCF MBA offers an accredited MBA with four program options at several UCF campuses around Central Florida.

About EDC

The UCF Executive Development Center (EDC) was established in 1992 to provide executive and professional masters degree programs, as well as specialized executive education programs for individuals and organizations in the local, state, national and international business communities. The EDC is housed in the Ying Academic Center, a historic building located at 36 West Pine St., Orlando, FL 32801. The EDC is within easy walking distance of City Hall, businesses, hotels and area restaurants, and is in close proximity to major highways and several parking structures.


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