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Professional Development

All employers are looking to hire and promote those that have fully developed soft skills. The courses offered through Outreach and Engagement address fourteen of those competencies: communication, leadership, problem solving, decision making, resolving conflict, confidence, being a team player, planning, organizing and prioritizing, creative thinking, utilizing software programs, creating and editing written reports, ability to influence others, accepting feedback and interpersonal relationship skills.

Many Lifelong Learning courses are available for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Certificates are offered for added credibility as professionals continue to grow in their field.

New dates/times and courses are added each fall, spring and summer semester.

*Scholarships are available for qualified USI students to enroll in these marked courses for free

Business Writing Certificate*
NEW Problem Solving and Decision Making Certificate
Professional Business Skills Certificate*
Professional Presentation Skills Certificate
Workforce Relationships Certificate
Project Management Certificate / PMI PMP® Exam Preparation
Human Resources for the non-HR Manager Certificate
NEW Time Management Certificate
NEW The Art of Influencing Others
NEW Creativity and Innovation
NEW Social Media Marketing 

Supervisors and Managers
NEW Facility Management Certificate
Leadership Challenge Workshop
Leadership Skills for the New Leader Certificate
Management Skills Assessment
Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate

Personal Finance
Family Business Transfer and Estate Planning
Family Farm Transfer and Estate Planning
Health Care in Retirement
Passport to Retirement
Social Security Planning for Baby Boomers

Software Skills
Microsoft Excel Level I*
Microsoft Excel Level II*
Microsoft Excel Level III*
Microsoft Excel Level IV*

Customized Consulting and Training
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Human Resources
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Essentials of Human Resource Management spring only
SHRM Learning System (Certification Prep) fall only
Human Resources for the non-HR Manager Certificate
Project Management Certificate / PMI PMP® Exam Preparation

Roger CPA Review Program

Law School Admission Test (LSAT) Preparation Course

Ed2Go Online Continuing Education for K-12 Educators
VESi Online Continuing Education for Educators

Social Work
16th Annual Social Work Conference

Health Care
SANE Training
Intro to Healing Touch
Healing Touch Course 1
15th Annual Nursing Management and Leadership Conference
22nd Annual Research, Evidence-Based Practice and Performance Improvement in Health Care Conference
20th Annual Advanced Practice Nursing Symposium
The Midwest Care Coordination Conference
35th Annual Institute for Alcohol and Drug Studies
Healthcare in Retirement


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