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Learn how social networks are used to develop two-way communication and marketing strategies for your organization.

Find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing strategies.



The Project Management Certificate Program is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to be a successful project manager.

The six course topics are closely aligned with the Project Management Institute's (PMI®) PMBOK® Guide, Version 6, and have been developed in concert with the Northeast Indiana Chapter of PMI's Professional Development group.

Benefits:
Learn step-by-step skills you can use immediately
♦ Further your career by gaining familiarity with the latest edition of the guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
♦ Network with other project management professionals and make valuable contacts
♦ A fully-featured PM Certification website will be made available for discussions and reviews of capstone efforts; and
♦ Receive ready-to-use software templates

Learn how to give and get help using resources available in our community.


Issues of inequality due to joblessness and low income can affect every aspect of one's life and create disparity and the inability to become self-sufficient. These sessions are designed for both families and organizations dealing with these clients, and provide essential information to participants to be used as a road map for finding assistance.



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.


Learn why Lean makes work rewarding and at the same time 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.

Start a new career & learn to create an engaging user experience across multiple devices!

Web designers are skilled marketing professionals capable of creating a web site to serve as an interactive marketing piece to promote a product or service more effectively than any billboard or magazine ad is capable of doing.



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. The Applied Leadership certificate 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 may complete each track separately, but must complete all four program tracks to earn the Certificate in Applied Leadership.

The Professional Certificate in Digital Media offers a unique opportunity to build a certificate around your interests. Whether you're looking for a career change or to pick up a side job, this certificate will give you the credentials necessary to market your talents. Choose courses that meet your professional interests and career objectives.

Take courses from a variety of different concentrations including Graphic Design, Photography, and Web Design.

Take courses when you can, and in the area you prefer. Successfully complete six courses within 2 years to earn the certificate.

Learn how to effectively manage yourself and others by earning the Leadership Development Certificate!

This comprehensive approach to developing leaders is adaptable to the needs of any organization and features three tracks developed specifically for team leaders, front-line managers, mid-level managers and emerging leaders.

The tracks can be completed in one semester or across several, allowing flexibility to participants and an ability to develop their skills in a schedule that is accommodating to their personal and professional lives.

This program is offered once a year in the fall semester.

The demand for qualified CNC operators is growing quickly in northeast Indiana.

To meet this demand, Purdue University Fort Wayne developed the Fundamentals of CNC Machining Certificate program. Complete all three classes to earn the certificate.

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.

The Production and Inventory Management Certificate series is offered in cooperation with the Fort Wayne chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).

This two-part certificate series is designed to build a solid knowledge of manufacturing concepts, principles, and techniques for inventory control and to keep employees abreast of new developments and trends that will enhance a company's ability to compete in a complex marketplace.