Professional Development


Whether you are a company or organization looking to train a group of people or an individual looking to update your abilities, Wright State Professional Development has knowledgeable faculty that works with you to develop training and opportunities that address your current needs. This collaboration lets us offer you  an assortment of innovative, high-value programs and services in professional development, emerging markets, leadership, information technology, advanced manufacturing, online learning and more.

This is customized training that gets results, delivered across multiple platforms to maximize the efficiency of your workforce. With experienced instructors that are dedicated to producing significant and last in results, the Office of Professional Development becomes a vital component of your success, and the success of the Dayton region.


Course Topics


  • Semantics Approach to Big Data and Event Processing

    Location: WSU
    Duration: 3 days
    Cost: $995
    This course focuses on streaming data and how Semantic Web languages/standards and technologies enable efficient and effective processing for advanced application development.  Topics include an introduction to the Semantic Web languages/standards, physical (sensor/IoT), cyber (Web) and social components of big data (primarily streaming form), various languages, models, query processing, and reasoning techniques relevant to various modalities and integrated processing. Students will gain enough background to use tools made available by the academic and industrial community to solve prototypical problems. 
    Example applications include: Smart Cities, Social Media Analytics, Sensor Networks, Situational Awareness, Digital Health, etc. Human sensing and human-centered ISR and Data Analytics applications are relevant to the DoD, including AFRL.
    Suggested Pre-Requisite Knowledge: Intermediate IT level (programming or application development skills, knowledge of data management and Web technologies)
    Topics covered:
    Big Data with focus on textual and sensor streaming data
    Processing social data streams
    History and principles of stream computing and complex event processing
    Modeling frameworks for complex event processing and data stream management
    Stream reasoning
    Complex event processing systems in practice
    Data & RDF streaming systems in practice
    Tools and applications
    Upcoming dates:
    When Where
    Tuesday, October 6, 2015 to Thursday, October 8, 2015
    1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Joshi 399
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Cyber Education Series

Entrepreneurship for Engineers & Computer Scientists

Have a great business idea you'd like to breathe some life into? Find out what it would take for you to start your own business.

Lean Six Sigma Training

  • Executive Leadership for Lean Six Sigma

    Location: WSU
    Duration: 8 hours
    Cost: $479

    Executive Management, lead your organization to peak performance through Lean Six Sigma. Learn the "What" and "How" of Lean Six Sigma and the roadmap to a successful Lean Six Sigma transformation. Discover the two critical factors and 14 presuppositions of Lean Six Sigma Leadership. Create strategies, priorities, action plans and the culture of the Lean Six Sigma success.

    Upcoming dates:
    When Where
    Wednesday, December 2, 2015
    8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
    A230 Creative Arts
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  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

    Location: WSU
    Duration: 5 days
    Cost: $3,995

    The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt course covers the knowledge needed to lead a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt process improvement project team or work with a Champion Team in identifying opportunities for improvement within an organization. The course includes pre-work and in-class and post-class learning of the Six Sigma Body of Knowledge.

    Upcoming dates:
    When Where
    Monday, November 16, 2015 to Friday, November 20, 2015
    8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
    Student Union, Pioneer Room
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