Certificate Programs - Click on titles below for course information

Develop your capacity as a leader.

The Applied Leadership Certificate is designed to support professionals working in a community-based setting who desire to develop their capacity as innovators, problem-solvers and effective community leaders. This program guides participants through four tracks beginning with: (1) an examination of applied leadership, (2) the importance of leveraging emotional intelligence to maximize individual and organizational effectiveness, (3) the utilization of lateral thinking to execute mission-aligned strategy, and (4) the role of project management to effectively manage large scale, social impact projects.

Participants must complete all four courses to earn the certificate.

Courses

The workforce now predominantly consists of Gen Y and Gen Z, as Baby Boomers retire by the thousands daily. These younger generations have distinct perspectives and motivations compared to Boomers and Gen X. This course equips leaders to understand and effectively manage teams with Gen Y and Gen Z members.


Thursday, November 7, 2024, Online Course
Explore critical topics of communication, collaboration, culture, and diversity; examine organizational structure and support; learn new techniques for recruiting, hiring, and onboarding remotely; and tackle team productivity, effective feedback, and conflict issues. Before you know it, you will find that you have a whole new toolkit to help you keep your remote team happy, productive, motivated, and successful.


May 15, 2024 to June 19, 2024, Online Course
The Social Media Professional Certificate is designed to provide you with the foundation and skill set needed in the evolving world of social media tools and strategies so they can be immediately applied in the workplace.


October 7, 2024 to November 18, 2024, Online Course
This program is designed to provide you with the skill and knowledge needed to be a successful project manager. The six modules are closely aligned with PMI® PMBOK© Guide and have been developed in cohort with the Northeast Indiana Chapter of PMI Professional Development group.

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Become a more effective manager. Learn to master the basic skills of business including time management, delegation, conflict resolution, and motivating employees. Learn to use your influence to direct performance and goals.


May 15, 2024 to July 31, 2024, Online Course
Learn how to be an effective manager or supervisor. Master the basics of communicating effectively, and learn tools for developing your own interpersonal skills.


July 17, 2024 to October 2, 2024, Online Course
In this online course, you will train for a career as a paralegal. You will learn how to fulfill the standard duties associated with this vital role. After completing this course, you will be prepared to sit for and pass the Certified Paralegal (CP) exam.


June 13, 2024 to November 7, 2024, Online Course
Learn the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) process, data collection techniques, and statistical methods used in Six Sigma projects.


September 9, 2024 to October 14, 2024, Online Course
Train and certify in Six Sigma techniques. Learn the DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) process aided by the advanced statistical methods used in Six Sigma projects. Includes Green Belt Certification.


September 9, 2024 to November 25, 2024, Online Course
This course will teach you the fundamental techniques that all successful technical writers use. You will learn how to translate complex information into easily understood language, and how to become a wizard at marrying the art of publishing with the science of technology.


July 17, 2024 to August 21, 2024, Online Course
This introduction to the human resources profession and its practices is designed for entry-level HR professionals, small business owners responsible for the HR function in their companies, and those considering a potential change in careers.

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Become the most qualified and valuable HR professional you can be with the 12-week Virtual SHRM Certification Preparation Course. With the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP®) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP®), you'll have the answers AND know what to do on the job. This course will help you prepare to take the exam.


September 4, 2024 to November 20, 2024, Online Course
Gain the skills needed to plan and design successful corporate events. Learn how to execute a successful corporate event and how to set budgets and charge for event planning services.


June 24, 2024 to September 30, 2024, Online Course
Learn everything you need to know to be successful in the nonprofit sector. Further the ideals and goals of your nonprofit by learning to compete more effectively for members, media attention, donors, clients, and volunteers. Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your organization or charity.


May 15, 2024 to August 21, 2024, Online Course
Learn all there is to know about writing grants, fundraising, and organizing a grant writing campaign. Gain hands-on experience and knowledge to successfully begin writing grant proposals, including real-world scenarios, and the opportunity to improve your work by reviewing previous grant proposals completed by peers.


May 15, 2024 to June 19, 2024, Online Course
In this class, you will learn how to create a fundraising plan for all types of grantmakers. In addition, you will explore websites for finding and reviewing corporate, foundation, and government grant funding opportunities and grant application guidelines. Learn every aspect of strategic funding research, preparing a fundraising plan, writing an award-winning plan of operation, and creating a project budget without red flags.


June 12, 2024 to July 17, 2024, Online Course
Learn to use QuickBooks® Online to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and much more.


June 18, 2024 to July 23, 2024, Online Course
Are you working hard, but struggling to accomplish everything on your plate? Everyone can benefit from learning some new ideas for managing work life (or the work of life!) from Northern Indiana's only Certified Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant!

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R is a programming language and a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics. The R language is widely used in data science and statistics, machine learning, and data analytics.

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This workshop explores the general perceived differences between the employees from the different generations in communication, workplace improvement, and employee effectiveness.

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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting (PBA) is offered by the Department of Accounting and consists of the same courses taken by Accounting majors. It is perfect for an individual with a non-accounting baccalaureate degree who wants to become eligible for the CPA exam and/or attain an accounting position in a wide variety of companies/organizations.

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