Badge Programs Overview

Badge Programs

During this badge program, you will apply basic concepts of statistics to understand, organize, and synthesize data and learn strategies to convey data to a variety of audiences in a comprehensible way. Upon completion of the badge, you will be able to apply this knowledge and use data visualization methods to make data-informed decisions. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: Data-Informed Decision Making, Data Visualization: Telling Your Story with Data, and Data Visualization: Making Sense of All that Data. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.
During this badge program, you will assess your own values and attitudes concerning various types of human diversity; examine the impact of prejudice, discrimination, and bias in professional settings and in society; and come away with strategies for fostering a more diverse and inclusive environments. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: Understanding Diversity to Build Empathy, Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit, and Inclusive Workplace Strategies. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.
During this badge program, you will explore and apply strategies for navigating change and leading others through change. You will also hone key skills needed to effectively resolve conflict, think critically, and apply a growth mindset to any situation. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: Conflict Management, Navigating Change, and Effective Employee's Toolbox. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.
During this badge program, you will apply strategies for growing your emotional and social intelligence skills and explore the application of leadership styles in various situations. Using the Enneagram as a tool to understand your own and others' strengths, skills, fears, and motivations, you will reflect on best practices for leading with self-awareness, self-regulation, and empathy. You can apply insights gained throughout this badge program to transform your relationships and bring out the best in yourself and others. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: Developing the Leader Within, The Enneagram: A Life-Changing Tool, and Emotional and Social Intelligence. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.
During this badge program, you will explore techniques for leading "courageous conversations", giving and receiving feedback, and preparing for formal and informal situations that require oral presentations or speaking. You will also apply strategies for becoming an effective public speaker, thinking and speaking on the spot, networking and building rapport, creating positive first impressions, and becoming a confident conversationalist. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: Courageous Conversations, Presentations and Public Speaking, and Improv and Impromptu Speaking in the Workplace. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.
During this badge program, you will hone your written communication skills for the workplace and come away with strategies for becoming more persuasive in your writing and speech to gain traction on ideas or proposals. You will also explore and apply a variety of professional communication strategies, such as writing more effective emails, creating templates, preparing written documents for meetings, drafting digital content, and writing formal reports. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: Influence and Persuasion in the Workplace, Professional Communication Strategies, and Writing in the Workplace. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.
During this badge program, you will examine the spiritual dimensions of human experience and the search for fulfillment, examine the fundamentals of Catholic social teaching, and explore Christian prayer. The purpose of this badge program is to assist you in reflecting on your beliefs and values and how these shape your life decisions, interpersonal relationships, and sense of social responsibility. This badge program does not presume any religious faith or belonging and is meant to serve those seeking a deeper sense of purpose in their life who would like to explore the role spirituality plays in their lives, workplaces, and/or communities. To earn this badge, you must complete the following Clarke University CareerPLUS 15-hour micro courses: An Inner Compass: Exploring Spirituality; A Moral Compass: Catholic Social Teaching; and The Christian Compass: Exploring Prayer and Action. To earn this badge, you must meet the learning outcomes of this badge program by achieving at least 80% on all unit quizzes and applying your knowledge in responses to the required discussion prompts within each micro course.