The Professional Development Center (PDC) has been created as a central organization for the coordination and delivery of specialized programs for the overall development, learning and upskilling of the professionals.
It aims to cater to all learning communities at Al Ain University: Academic and Administration faculty and staff respectively.
As part of the community engagement activity and social responsibility; the Professional Development Center furthermore offers its services to the other local organizations (profit or nonprofit organizations) towards developing the community outside the University.

Professional Development Center owns up the responsibility for enhancement of the education, learning and up-skilling.
The center works in partnership with Colleges, the Deanship of Students Affairs and units such as HR, IT, Library, Admission, Registration, Finance, Administration etc. intending to enhance University faculty and staff learning experience and to offer opportunities for academic faculty and staff.
The learning and development are focused on major three areas; Teaching & Learning, Research & Scholarly Activities, and Community Engagement.
Professional Development Center offers a range of learning modes and resources; which includes face-to-face courses, online learning, customized events, experiential learning and recommended reading.