Online and On-Demand Continuing Education Courses

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We understand that face-to-face learning doesn’t always align with your schedule. The Professional Learning And Continuing Education at CAU allows you to work on your time and schedule building the skills necessary to acquire non-credit professional development and career training to advance in many in-demand occupations. Whether you are looking to expand your skill set, earn continuing education units (CEUs), or something new, our offerings pair perfectly with a busy schedule. Courses are self-paced and online, accessible from anywhere and available on mobile devices. The PLACE online offers hundreds of high-quality training solutions designed for professional and personal development for industry recognized certifications needed in the competitive job market.

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6 Courses | 2 Certificates

Agile

These days, project management is multidimensional. The Agile program coursework teaches the principles of Agile Project Management: an iterative, skinned-down approach to project management for teams that must move quickly. Add this approach to your project management toolbox to be more marketable to businesses and valued within your organization.

4 Courses | 1 Certificate

Banking

Designed for those starting entry-level banking, these courses will set you up for success in the financial services industry. Take the opportunity to learn the legal and ethical responsibilities of being a banker, how to combat fraud and spot a scam, and how financial institutions affect the communities around them. Your new skills and knowledge can give you the confidence to start strong and advance quickly in your career.

1 Course

Business Analysis

The Business Analysis courses in this program help you develop solutions that address business needs and add value to your organization. As you prepare for career-enhancing certifications and accreditations, you will gain insight into approaches that integrate business analysis principles into plans and programs that meet stakeholder needs and fulfill organizational requirements.

9 Courses | 1 Bundle

Career Building

These career building courses cover critical professional skills to help all workers plan, build, and manage their career path for optimal success, covering skills such as resume writing, interviewing, networking, and managing personal finances.

11 Courses | 1 Certificate | 1 Bundle

Communication

The ability to organize and present ideas is always in high demand. The Business Communication certificate and coursework prepares you to become a skilled communicator, teaching you to form persuasive arguments, present information, write error-free emails and documents, and stand out as a professional.

13 Courses | 1 Certificate

Computer Applications

The ability to organize and present ideas is always in high demand. The Business Communication certificate and coursework prepares you to become a skilled communicator, teaching you to form persuasive arguments, present information, write error-free emails and documents, and stand out as a professional.

6 Courses | 1 Certificate

Creativity & Innovation

Can you teach creativity? No. Can you teach skills, mental frameworks, and tools to help people capture their ideas and make them a reality? Yes, absolutely. With Creativity and Innovation courses, learn to harness the power of your imagination and apply it to real-world scenarios, setting you apart in the professional workforce.

4 Courses | 1 Certificate

CFTEA

The Center for Financial Training and Education offers training for banking and financial institutions. CFTEA courses that are part of MindEdge’s expanded content network are designed for those starting entry-level banking, and teach the legal and ethical responsibilities of being a banker, how to combat fraud and spot a scam, and how financial institutions affect the communities around them.
2 Courses

Emergency Management

Emergency management is an expanding field, and emergency managers play a critical role in protecting communities at the local, state, and national levels. These courses will provide an overview of emergency management issues, including resource management, emergency operations plans, communication concerns, and the impact of U.S. laws.

8 Courses | 2 Certificate | 1 Bundle

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs can grow their seedling ideas into fully fledged businesses. Some think it's magic, while others understand that entrepreneurial practices and philosophies can be learned. This course teaches anyone with an adventurous spirit how to navigate the waters of entrepreneurship, from ideology to business planning.

8 Courses | 1 Certificate | 1 Bundle

Finance

The Finance certificate and coursework guide learners to organize and interpret the financial health of a business. From budgeting, the time value of money, risk, and ROI, learners gain the ability to read financial data and turn those insights into impactful decisions that move the business forward.

4 Courses | 1 Bundle

GED Exam Prep

GED® stands for General Education Development or General Education Diploma. The GED® is an internationally recognized test, which serves as a high school equivalency exam. With four distinct parts—Reasoning Through Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Math—the GED® exam is comprehensive and challenging. Courses in this category are designed help learners identify gaps and focus on areas of weakness in preparation for the exam.

40 Courses | 4 Certificate | 2 Bundles

HR Management

HR is both the glue that holds a business together and the grease that keeps its gears turning smoothly. It is the management of people; caring for their health and safety, managing their financial investment in the company, and fostering their growth within the organization and beyond. The HR certificate and coursework will give you a well-rounded foundation in the human resource management sector to keep your organization's most valuable assets-its people-working as smoothly as you do.

4 Courses | 1 Bundle

International Trade

Most businesses today operate on the global scale. The International Trade program delves into the five realms of global trade, such as documentation, legal and regulatory, compliance, intercultural awareness, technology, and resources. The suite of courses prepares learners to take NASBITE's Certified Global Business Professional™ exam.

9 Courses | 1 Certificate

Leadership

Learn how to transform your natural charisma and enthusiasm into leadership skills. The leadership certificate and coursework discusses the theories of leadership, and offers real-world practical explanations and definitions. The courses focus on topics such as leading teams, leading through change, and the importance of work-life balance.

1 Course

LEED Green Building

In the face of the growing demands of urban population growth, sustainable design and green building practices have increasingly taken center stage. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, is the most widely used green building system in the world. Obtaining a LEED professional credential signals that an individual is a leader in environmentally friendly and sustainable design.

20 Courses | 3 Certificates

Management

Our management courses help you build the skills to develop a management style that fits your personality and goals. From effective negotiation tactics to navigating business ethics, the skills taught in our management courses span all industries and build a foundation for management success.

12 Courses | 2 Certificates | 1 Bundle

Marketing

These Marketing courses will teach you the tips to run a successful marketing campaign. Designed for current marketing professionals and those wishing to pursue marketing, these carefully created courses will teach you the principles of marketing, and the technical elements of digital marketing including social media marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), marketing automation, and web analytics.

15 Courses | 3 Certificates

Nonprofit Management

Whether you run a nonprofit and need staff training, or plan to build your own skills, this certificate program and courses in nonprofit management offer a comprehensive training program in topics from volunteer development and grant writing, to fundraising and budgeting. Give your team the tools to continue your selfless work with new skills and a renewed commitment to your mission.

5 Courses | 1 Certificate

Online Learning

Learners are opting for online courses to acquire new skills, maintain a credential, or earn a degree. When you want to create your own online training, these courses in Online Learning are your secret weapon. Our online learning courses provide you the tools and knowledge you need to produce highly effective online courses that engage learners and inspire them to continue their education.

4 Courses

Operations

Whether you work in manufacturing or service, our operations courses provide the knowledge needed to improve quality, boost customer satisfaction, reduce costs, and streamline operations. You'll be introduced to the tools, techniques and best practices that are proven effective in any business environment.

6 Courses

Personal Enrichment

Designed for lifelong learning, personal enrichment courses can help you develop new interests, boost your knowledge, and enhance your life. These affordable short-form courses offer instruction in writing, art, and fitness as well as other topics. You can express your creativity, improve your fitness, take better photographs, or try a new hobby.

15 Courses | 1 Certificate | 3 Bundles

Project Management

These Project Management courses and simulations will teach you the best practices for running a project and ensuring success. The courses cover the domains of project management and prepare you for high-stakes certification tests. Our courses carry PDUs across PMI's talent triangle and span introductory and intermediate topics.

4 Courses | 1 Bundle

Remote Work

Working remotely brings unique challenges to day-to-day work schedules. Technology issues can hinder your productivity and, when you're spending your whole day in the same place, it can be hard to transition from work hours to personal time. These courses will give you the tools you need to establish a work-life balance, maintain your health, and set up a proper workspace to prevent pesky technology issues.

1 Course

Security Awareness

Employee education is the best firewall. Having a security breach can cause irreparable damage to your reputation and your business. Our Security Awareness Training covers how to address common security challenges like phishing attacks, remote staff security, password protection, mobile device use, social media usage, and response and recovery plans.

11 Courses | 2 Certificates | 2 Bundles

Six Sigma & Lean

We offer Six Sigma training and certification for the three major levels of Six Sigma: yellow belt, green belt, and black belt. Our courses break down the complexities of Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma so that you can master the concepts easily, and earn your certification on the first try.

8 Courses | 1 Certificate

Small Business Management

Managing a small business is no small task. Learn the critical skills for managing your small business's finances, human resource challenges, and marketing efforts. These small business courses give you the opportunity to identify your current and future goals, and thrive in your community.

6 Courses | 1 Certificate

Sustainable Management

Our sustainable management courses deliver the tools and knowledge to make meaningful changes in your management approach toward sustainable business practices. The courses provide in-depth on learning on corporate social responsibility, triple bottom line accounting, leadership, ethics, and measuring your sustainable management performance.

5 Courses | 1 Certificate

Web Design

These courses will introduce you to the essentials you need for crafting a well-designed and responsive website. You'll learn about design principles, user experiences, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and responsive design. Show your professional network you have the skills to stay ahead in the ever-changing landscape of web development.

7 Courses | 1 Certificate

Women In Business

The courses in this category are designed to uncover the various challenges that evidence suggests women in business are likely to face that are different (in kind or in scale) than those faced by men in business. These courses will seek to prepare learners to either start a career or to advance a career, by naming some of the systematic obstacles they might face, such as explicit discrimination, implicit bias, glass ceilings, assumptions about familial responsibilities, and share strategies for addressing those challenges.

9 Courses | 2 Bundles

Fast Company

Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, and design. Fast Company’s self-paced online courses are designed for busy professionals looking to future-proof their career.
23 Courses | 2 Certificates | 1 Bundle

HRCI

The HR Certification Institute is the premier credentialing and learning organization for the human resources profession. HRCI develops and offers world-class learning, as well as the administration of eight global certifications and is dedicated to helping professionals achieve new competencies that drive business results.
12 Courses | 3 Bundles

Inc. Magazine

Inc. is the only major business magazine edited exclusively to guide CEOs and owners of small-to-midsize companies to success. Inc. provides fresh, insightful analyses to give the major players in the business world the tools they need to excel. Inc. Magazine’s self-paced online courses are designed to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders.

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