Courses

This workshop discusses the characteristic of at-risk students and the difficulties they face in building trusting relationships with adults in school settings.  As a result of attending this workshop and engaging in group work and hands on activities, participants will be able to employ strategies necessary to build trusting relationships with at-risk students. If you have any questions, please contact Jacquelyn McKenzie at 708.235.7594 or jmckenzie@govst.edu.


Thursday, January 30, 2020, Governors State University
This course is intended to prepare applicants for the CADC exam. It has been approved for (21) CEU's from the Illinois Certification Board and/or as a 2 hour credit course to GSU students.


February 6-8, 2020
Join GSU's School of Extended Leaning as we begin the conversation around cannabis and the workplace in Illinois.


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Governors State University School of Extended Learning's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Preparation ONLINE Course breaks down complex topics for anyone who is interested in or are just starting out in project management. This online course is a hands-on approach covering a wide range of topics, all reinforced through pre-recorded videos on each of the knowledge areas and practical examples with comprehension being tested at the end of each area with sample exam questions.Governors State University is a proud Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) with the PMI® with all material being approved through the PMI®. The textbook is an additional fee.


April 4, 2020 to May 15, 2020
Most MBA programs across the country and internationally require a Graduate Management Admission Test score for program admission. Our GMAT Preparation Course is a must!


January 13, 2020 to February 28, 2020
Acquire strategies in math, reading comprehension, writing, and verbal and quantitative skills to improve GRE scores using acclaimed Cambridge test preparation materials. Fee includes textbook, practice tests, and all course materials.


March 21, 2020 to May 2, 2020, Governors State University
The four hour Illinois State Cannabis Certification Course: Responsible Vendor Training will fulfill the state's mandatory class room training for individuals seeking to work with Cannabis and Marijuana upon recreational legalization on January 1, 2020 in the State of Illinois.


Saturday, January 18, 2020, F1622
Students will complete a Lean Six Sigma project from inception to completion. Dates and times are flexible; please contact Amy Barsha at abarsha@govst.edu or 708.534.4565 to set schedule with instructor.


January 6, 2020 to June 1, 2020
The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate program will focus on both Advanced Lean Techniques and Six Sigma "Green Belt" methodologies. Detailed and real-world examples of lean thinking will be reviewed with hands - on examples to enhance the learning experience. Learn how to integrate theories of business, statistics, and the elimination of waste with the goal of achieving tangible results. Six Sigma methods will include project planning and various statistical tools to equip the student to be Green Belt certified and a practitioner of Lean Six Sigma at their organization. The course is offered Hybrid (4 in class and 3 online) or 100% online. Textbooks are an additional fee.


January 25, 2020 to March 7, 2020, Governors State University
Acquire strategies on verbal skills, logic, critical reasoning, and analytical writing to improve LSAT scores. You will receive: Practice exams, Test taking strategies, Cambridge test prep books and Weekly take home assignments. Fee includes test prep materials.


March 21, 2020 to May 2, 2020, Governors State University

Governors State University’s two-day licensure review course provides 12 hours of intense preparation for the LSW/LCSW exams. This review course uses the most up-to-date examination materials from Licensing ExAm Preparation Services, LLC and reflects the latest diagnostic publication (DSM-5™). Attendees will receive a comprehensive study guide with current practice questions, test taking strategies, information on what to expect on the day of the exam, as well as reference materials at the end of the study guide.


June 6-13, 2020, Governors State University

This comprehensive online 50 hour program will prepare students to work as a pharmacy technician in a retail or other pharmacy setting and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's PTCB exam. Course content includes: pharmacy medical terminology, the history of pharmacy, the pharmacy practice in multiple environments, pharmacy calculations and measurements, reading and interpreting prescriptions and defining drugs by generic and brand names.

ONLINE/SELF PACED: The student will determine his or her start date and will be given up to 6 months to complete the program.

OPTIONAL Non-Paid 40 Hour Externship. To be eligible for the clinical externship, students must successfully complete the 50 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening, and meet other requirements.

National Certification: This program meets the necessary requirements to take the Pharmacy Technician Certified Board (PTCB).

CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR START DATE. Please contact, Amy Barsha at 708.534.4565 or abarsha@govst.edu.



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This 90 hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis.  Students will become familiar with all aspects related to blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform venipunctures completely and safely. Course includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collection procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods.  

National Certification In-class students who successfully complete the program can sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) Exam.

Optional Non-Paid 40 Hour ExternshipTo be eligible for the clinical externship, students must successfully complete the 90 hour program, submit to a thorough background check, drug screening and meet other requirements. 

ONLINE / SELF PACED: The student will determine start date and will be given up to 6 months to complete the program. 

CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR START DATE. Please contact, Cynthia Staples at 708.534.3044 or cstaples@govst.edu

 


January 7, 2020 to May 22, 2020

The PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation Course is a rigorous program that will meet 100% online. The live online course will provide an overview of key areas in human resources management designed to better prepare HR professionals for the national PHR (Professional in HR) or the SPHR (Senior Professional in HR) exams. Both exams are administered by the HRCI ® (Human Resources Certification Institute). Earning the PHR® or SPHR® from HRCI® makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field.

ONE-ON-ONE LIVE ONLINE INSTRUCTION

This course will be taught one-on-one with the instructor. Dates and times are flexible and will be coordinated between the instructor and each student.

CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR ONE-ON-ONE PHR/SPHR CERTIFICATION PREPARATION COURSE. For more information, please contact Amy Barsha at 708.534.4565 or abarsha@govst.edu.



September 9, 2019 to October 21, 2019, Governors State University
The course is designed for students intending to take the TOEFL iBT® exam for admission into an American college or university.


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