The Center for Professional Excellence is part of Bradley University’s prestigious Foster School of Business Administration. Bradley is an independent, privately endowed, not-for-profit university located in Chicago, Illinois.

Leadership Programs

The Center for Professional Excellence offers the Maximizing Your Leadership Potential (MLP) program under special license from the Center for Creative Leadership. The programs are conducted in the Chicago area.

Contract Programs

The Center for Professional Excellence conducts a long list of 1-3 day contract programs including Embracing Change, Communication Styles and Strategies, Managing Conflict, Strengthening Developmental Leadership, Leading Through the Written Word, Performance Appraisals, and a high school leadership program. In addition to the program for principals, it offers a “Strengthening Departmental Leadership Program for Academic Chairpersons.” This program seeks to serve department chairs in colleges and universities.


Executive coaching is offered at the individual or team level, using organizational culture surveys, and Campbell Organizational Surveys.

For more information on the Center for Professional Excellence programs and services, visit their Web site.