About Us

Expert professional development for achievers.

UMKC TalentLink provides expert-led professional development and training for those seeking practical career skills and knowledge.

TalentLink also works directly with local businesses to upskill employees and develop talent. Training courses and certificate programs are available in-person and virtually, instructor-led or self-paced, and can be tailored and designed to meet an employer’s development needs.

Employers – Develop Your Talent

UMKC TalentLink helps Kansas City’s employers by providing professional development resources and training.

We provide live instructor-led courses, certifications, and programs as well as self-paced training. Choose virtual, on-site, or UMKC campus training that suits your goals.

UMKC TalentLink can also design custom training formats that fit your talent development needs.

We can help upskill existing employees to be more effective and valuable within your organization. Increase employee retention through training as they grow within your organization.

Keep your organization competitive in an ever-changing marketplace.

Step One: Contact Candice Haines, Business Development Director, at 816-235-6261, or email chaines@umkc.edu.

Step Two: Share your training development needs and goals.

Step Three: Collaborate with UMKC TalentLink. We will design training that aligns with your goals, schedule, and preferred format.



Individuals – Invest in Yourself

Ready to enhance your skills? Learn practical job skills through UMKC TalentLink’s professional development and training.

Upgrade existing skills that employers seek. Increase your value and effectiveness in an ever-changing marketplace.

We offer a wide range of virtual live instructor-led courses, certifications, and programs. Self-paced learning options are also available.

Step One: Explore training and development options across in-demand fields, such as data science and analytics, strategic leadership, and much more.

Step Two: Register today for training that fits your needs and schedule.

Questions? Email us at info@umkctalentlink.com for more information.