Education & Training

Numerous educational and training resources are available in the Boulder area.

University of Colorado

The University of Colorado at Boulder, the state’s flagship university, is a world-class research university that offers many nationally recognized programs. CU Boulder has over 90 research centers, institutes and laboratories and offers 3,400 courses in 150 fields of study.  CU Boulder is one of only 34 US public research universities invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities and has the Rocky Mountain region’s largest library collection.  Among the University’s faculty are four Nobel Laureates and four National Medal of Science winners.

The University’s Leeds School of Business, consistently ranked among the nation’s top business schools, supports the local business community by:

  • Providing interns, student consulting teams, and business graduates
  • Educating managers and executives
  • Providing insight and expertise
  • Creating new business knowledge through research.

The Deming Center for Entrepreneurship offers one of the best entrpreneurial education programs in the nation. The center:

  • Prepares undergraduate and graduate students for entrprenuerial careers
  • Facilitates high impact research
  • Creates “productive collisions” among students, faculty and the business community.

Other Leeds School research and student centers include:

CU Boulder also offers online, weekend, and evening courses in almost every subject area through its Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies where students can complete undergraduate or graduate degrees, earn certificates or enhance skills.

Front Range Community College

The Boulder County campus of Front Range Community College offers workforce training as well as day, evening, and weekend courses and numerous degree and certificate options.

Workforce Boulder County

Workforce Boulder County provides free services to Boulder area employers including recruitment assistance, pre-screening and referral services, and tax credit and training reimbursement programs.

Boulder Small Business Development Center

The Boulder Small Business Development Center offers a variety of training classes and workshops for small businesses in Boulder County.

Boulder Chamber

Workshops on a number of business topics are available through the Boulder Chamber. A number of Chamber programs include an educational component, including Leadership Boulder County and the Business Women’s Leadership Group.

Colorado Association of Manufacturing and Technology (CAMT)

Local businesses can access experienced engineers and business professionals with manufacturing, management, process and technology skills through customized training and workshops offered by the Colorado Association of Manufacturing and Technology.