Online Professional & Career Development Programs
With a variety of program options, professionals are offered the online tools they need to gain a competitive advantage in their selected industry.
Designed to fit into your busy schedule, many of our certificate programs have been approved for continuing education units and they can directly lead to increased salary earnings.
Today’s professional landscape has seen a steady influx of new and exciting technological advancements that promise to revolutionize a variety of industries. Managers must be familiar with what emerging technologies may impact their organizations and networks and how these developments can be leveraged to boost their workers’ performance. These courses will explore a range of emerging technologies — including artificial intelligence, robotics, and blockchain — and consider some of the potential legal and ethical concerns that may accompany their implementation in the workplace.
HR is the glue that holds a business together. It supports the development of people; caring for their health and safety, managing their careers, and fostering their growth within the organization and beyond. MindEdge’s HR Management certificate and coursework provides a well-rounded foundation in human resource management to optimize your organization’s most valuable assets — its people.
Whether you run a nonprofit and need staff training, or are building your own skills, MindEdge’s certificate program and courses in nonprofit management offer a comprehensive training program in topics from volunteer development and grant writing to fundraising and budgeting.
MindEdge’s Project Management courses and simulations teach best practices for running a project and ensuring success. The courses cover the domains of project management and prepares students for high stakes certification tests. Our courses carry PDUs across PMI’s talent triangle and span introductory and intermediate topics.
Six Sigma & Lean
Women in Business
- Individual registration may be done directly through the course links above
- For group registration, please contact Continuing Studies
- Certificate classes are non-credit courses
Creativity and Innovation
These free courses are for USJ staff, faculty, current students, and alumni only:
Introduction to Critical Thinking: This introductory-level course is designed to help learners define and identify critical thinking and reasoning skills and develop those skills.
Personal Creativity: Through tools and exercises drawn from Adrian Brown’s book, “Creativity & Innovation”, this course seeks to help unlock the creativity within individuals.
Creativity in Teams and Organizations: Spurring creativity in teams could be the difference between a successful team and an unsuccessful one. This course looks at unlocking this process in teams and organizations.
Compensation – “I earned a bachelor’s degree in Human resources, I decided to take this course as a way to be up-to-date with payroll topics, all of the concepts were very helpful. I learned a lot in a short-time course. Excellent material. I fully recommend this course.”
Employee Selection – “Through the help of this course, I am confident to play a key role as a team member in employee selection. There was a lot of information I obtained through this course that I never knew. I am currently encouraging colleagues to take advantage of this online learning and improve their professional life in the field of Human Resource.”
“I thought this course was very informative in laying the groundwork for Grant Writing. The exercises were very helpful.”
“This was a great resource as my first exposure to Grant Writing. Grant Writing is one of many hats I will wear in my role. I am excited to put this information to use.”
“Very straightforward presentation. Clear and well organized. Breaks down what could feel like a daunting task into bite-sized steps that each answer a specific question in the process.”
“This course was very detailed and went well beyond a typical “point and click” online course.”
“The PMP exam Prep course was excellent in all respects. It covered the entire PMBOK clearly and concisely and gave considerable explanation in areas/concepts where PMBOK was fuzzy. The supplemental reading links were also very informative and useful in illustrating real examples of PMBOK tools and documents.”