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

This certificate was designed to educate garden enthusiasts on the key elements of sustainable garden design with heavy focus on organic, restorative, and regenerative methods. Offered in Fall semester.

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Learn why Lean makes work rewarding, profitable, and enduring.

Upon successful completion, each attendee receives a Purdue University Advanced Manufacturing Lean Practitioner I Certificate. This certificate is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) prescribed tools and training methods, a widely accepted national standard in workforce development, and is offered in Indiana only through Purdue University.

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Learn why Lean makes work rewarding, profitable, and enduring.

Upon successful completion, each attendee receives a Purdue University Advanced Manufacturing Lean Practitioner II Certificate. This certificate is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) prescribed tools and training methods, a widely accepted national standard in workforce development, and is offered in Indiana only through Purdue University.


April 10, 2024 to May 8, 2024, Online Course
Gain a working knowledge of basic machining practices as well as a knowledge of CNC code that will allow you to write programs and make program edits rather than just loading a part and hitting the start button. Upon completion of this certificate, you will become more versatile and more valuable to a prospective employer and you will obtain a new skill set to build on as you continue to grow in your career.

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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.


March 13, 2024 to June 19, 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 PMIŽ PMBOKŠ Guide and have been developed in cohort with the Northeast Indiana Chapter of PMI Professional Development group.


April 9, 2024 to May 21, 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.


April 9, 2024 to May 21, 2024, Online Course