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Emory Responsible AI promotes the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence

Businesses are ramping up their use of Artificial Intelligence, and there’s growing demand for people who understand the ethical implications of this powerful technological trend. A new Emory program equips learners to become ethical AI leaders within their organizations and communities.

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What are the Benefits of Applying Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare?

What are the Benefits of Applying Lean Six Sigma in Healthcare?

Discover how applying Lean Six Sigma in healthcare is revolutionizing patient care and operational efficiency.

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The Importance of Voice of the Customer in Healthcare Management

The Importance of Voice of the Customer in Healthcare Management

Learn how Voice of the Customer (VoC) can drive improvements, enhance the patient experience, and boost the quality of healthcare provided.

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Female leaders and learners: Emory Event Planning

Female leaders and learners: Emory Event Planning

As part of the all-female team of instructors leading ECE’s Event Planning & Management Certificate program, Leslie DeRamus outlines this dynamic program and the value of female leadership and participation in this and other Emory learning.

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Lack of manager training can lead to employee loss

Lack of manager training can lead to employee loss

Lack of management training can impact business in many ways. Emory Continuing Education offers various courses to learn ways to effectively help and coach your team.

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Gen Z is ready to work: Are you prepared?

Gen Z is ready to work: Are you prepared?

Explore strategies for managing effectively across the four different generations that make up today's unique workforce.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Organizations Should Invest in Excel Training

Top 5 Reasons Why Organizations Should Invest in Excel Training

Ensure employees are using Excel to drive data-informed decision making, and you’ll strengthen their ability to collaborate effectively over the data sources that help drive business success.

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5 Recommended Training Programs for Returning to the Office

5 Recommended Training Programs for Returning to the Office

Bringing people back to the office is not as simple as it sounds. With the return-to-work once again upending the workplace dynamic, Emory courses and certificates can help employees learn (or re-learn!) key skills that might have gone stale during the pandemic.

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What Industries Have Benefited from Lean Six Sigma Practices

What Industries Have Benefited from Lean Six Sigma Practices

In today’s constantly shifting business landscape, organizations across industries are constantly seeking ways to optimize processes, drive efficiency, and improve product and service quality while reducing costs. From healthcare to the military to public agencies, industries have benefited from Lean Six Sigma offering proven strategies to solve complex challenges.

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How Emory’s Women in Leadership Program Amplifies Leadership Skills Development

How Emory’s Women in Leadership Program Amplifies Leadership Skills Development

Women bring a diverse perspective to leadership. Their unique experiences and viewpoints provide a fresh outlook on problem-solving and decision-making, often leading to innovative and inclusive solutions. Complementing these skills by enrolling in a Women in Leadership program can help pave the way for professionals to grow their career potential.

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Learning recommendations for new and boosted careers

Learning recommendations for new and boosted careers

At Emory Continuing Education, we are often asked for tips to help learners progress in their careers or to help them find new ones. We've created a list of our top 10 learning recommendations — five for those seeking new career paths, and five for those seeking a career boost.

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Which Lean Six Sigma Program Is Right for You?

Learn the differences between the Lean Six Sigma programs offered by Emory Continuing Education to discover the right training to exceed your performance goals.

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The Power of Women in Entrepreneurship

Women interested in business have a wide array of influential female entrepreneurs to draw inspiration from. These remarkable individuals span from renowned figures to lesser-known but accomplished professionals who have established successful businesses of varying scales. In this article, delve into 5 essential attributes for women entrepreneurs.

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Breaking Barriers: Influential Women Leaders From History

Many people know of inspirational women such as activist Susan B. Anthony, who tirelessly fought her entire life to eliminate slavery and give voting rights to women, or Indira Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India in 1966 and then again in 1980. But it also helps to learn more about lesser-known women leaders and agents of change, or more details about famous women leaders who don’t always get full acclaim for their accomplishments.

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Former teacher finds new career path with Emory Digital Marketing

Inspired by a high school music director, Caroline Renner grew up loving chorus and theater. When she decided it was time for a change, marketing seemed like a natural fit. Thanks to ECE’s Digital Marketing program, she now leveraged that experience to embark on a new career trajectory.

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Emory Business Intelligence offers a life-changing experience

Through the Emory Business Intelligence certificate, program lead Hamid Arjmand said he’s looking to do more than teach technical skills: he’s looking to elevate individuals and improve their lives. There is good reason for this—Emory Business Intelligence opens the door to a data science careers which have strong demand.

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How ECE Workforce Development drives economic mobility

Education is at the heart of economic mobility — the ability of individuals and families to rise through the financial strata. ECE Workforce Development strives to offer curated Emory learning to support job readiness and career advancement for specific individuals and communities.

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Meet Ceclia Tham: Award-winning futurist and ECE speaker

Award-winning futurist Cecilia Tham believes that today’s emerging technologies will have a profound impact on tomorrow’s career trajectories. Learn more about her future view and get a preview of her ECE Speaker Series event.

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From Emory Landscape Design to Designed Landscapes

Humberto Dutra launched himself into an exciting new career path with the help of the Landscape Design Certificate from Emory University.

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Find Your Creative Self: The New Emory Digital Marketing Certificate

Instructor Mary Zimnik challenges you to find your true creative self in the Emory digital marketing program. This career path can enhance your creative reach and professional empowerment with important new skillsets.

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White paper: The Need for Innovation and Resilience

White paper: The Need for Innovation and Resilience

Women are breaking through the glass ceiling at long last, but still hold far fewer executive positions than men. Too often their work still goes unrecognized and unrewarded. A number of strategies can help. In the new Emory white paper "Women in Leadership: The Need for Innovation and Resilience" we explore these strategies and more.

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Foundational Skills for Women in Leadership Positions

Emory Continuing Education believes in empowering women in leadership through knowledge and the ability to articulate their ideas and value. In this article, we share some of the key foundational skills for women in leadership positions and why they are important.

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How ‘power skills’ drive career success

From entry-level to executive employees, people need certain skills to succeed. Teamwork, conflict management, communication, problem-solving: abilities like these are required in today’s fast-changing work world. Learn how these “power skills” can transform your professional success.

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Women in Leadership Student Spotlight: Lisa Mangel

Lisa Mangel didn't always think of herself as a leader. But after earning a credential from Emory Continuing Education's Women in Leadership program, Mangel realized her strengths as a leader and credits the program for helping her prepare for an executive-level leadership role.

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Women in Leadership Student Spotlight: Robin Ann Barnette

When Robin Ann Barnette experienced severe bullying in the workplace, she didn’t allow the experience to dim her light or silence her voice. Read the inspiring story of this recent student from the Emory Women in Leadership Certificate program.

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Emory Graphic Design Offers Rewarding New Career Directions

At a time when people are looking for more engaging and fulfilling forms of work, Emory’s Graphic Design Certificate Program offers a way forward.

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Cybersecurity Partnership Program Extends Emory Learning

In a partnership that helps break down barriers, Emory Continuing Education (ECE) and Atlanta-based Women In Technology (WIT) are equipping Georgians with in-demand skills and knowledge that open the doors to good-paying, high-tech jobs.

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Emory Management Certificate teaches new approaches to collaboration

Dramatic changes sparked by the market and recent work culture shifts are requiring even seasoned managers to refresh their toolkits. The Emory Management Certificate imparts the latest thinking.

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CMMC course supports defense contractors and cyber pros

Emory’s new Cybersecurity CMMC course promises to boost local industry in its efforts to support the national defense agenda, while also empowering local cyber professionals to keep up with the latest government requirements.

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Out with the bland: Emerging trends drive Emory Interior Decorating courses

For professionals, those aspiring to the trade, and homeowners looking to sharpen their skills, Emory’s interior decorating classes offer insights into the latest trends, along with foundational skills needed to create better, more livable spaces for all.

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Meet Meryl Hathaway: Hollywood actress and Emory Health Coach

Meryl Hathaway already has substantial acting credits on her resume, from a recurring role in The Good Place to an ongoing part in Grey’s Anatomy. When Covid came, she saw an opportunity to expand her repertoire.

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Self-Advocacy and Resiliency: Essential Traits for Women in Leadership Roles

Two of the most important leadership skills are self-advocacy and resiliency, and they’re especially crucial for women who aspire to manage and lead.

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Popular Emory instructor inspires future creative writers

Emory instructor, professional writer and editor Jennifer Taylor inspires her students in the Emory Creative Writing Certificate program. Through her expert guidance, they are bringing highly creative ideas to life.

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The Career Advancing ECE lineup for 2022

The Career Advancing ECE lineup for 2022

The team at ECE is always tracking demand for trending job skills, matching those findings with new courses and certificates. Our 2022 lineup is no exception–the updated curriculum targets a range of the latest and fastest-growing skills. Our Program Director of Open Enrollment, Garet Green, previews what's ahead.

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Lean Six Sigma Drives Healthcare Success

Balancing the challenges of Covid-19 with the delivery of care and profitability, medical organizations are seeking paths to process improvements. As one of today’s most in-demand process improvement credentials, Lean Six Sigma can open the doors to career advancement for healthcare professionals.

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Emory Tech Bootcamps Build IT Skills for Learners

For those seeking tech-oriented career opportunities, Emory is offering a set of hands-on technology bootcamps that include career development support. Learn how you can join to gain high-demand job skills.

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Emory Paralegal Opens Doors to a New Career

Paralegals have been in strong demand in recent years, so it's drawing attention as not only a new career path, but a path to greater flexibility and autonomy at work. Learn how the Emory Paralegal program is opening doors to this fast-growing field.

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Author Claire Cook

It’s Never Too Late to Start Writing

Acclaimed writer Claire Cook knows what it’s like to bring a creative vision to life — how challenging it can be, and how good it feels when the pieces finally fall into place. Now she shows others the way in a course that is part of the Creative Writing Certificate at Emory Continuing Education.

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Women in Leadership Program Grows Future Innovation Leaders

For women ready to make the next move in their careers, embracing innovation is a key to success. The upcoming ECE program, Women in Leadership: Driving Transformation Through Innovation and Resilience, will deliver inspiration and guidance from a set of prominent women, all innovators in their own fields.

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Emory HR Management Certificate Hones Key Skills

As the world of work becomes increasingly complex, the field of human resources (HR) management grows ever more important. This popular Emory certificate grows key skillsets for HR leadership success.

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Growing New Skills in Landscape Design

One of our most popular courses for both hobbyists and professionals is expanding this Fall. In this article, learn all about the Emory Landscape Design program and the reasons for its ongoing success.

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Driving Agility: Emory Raises the Bar in Project Management

Do you aspire to be a project manager, or to enhance your existing career path in project management? Certificate options from ECE boosts learners with the latest insights and skillsets.

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Emory Drama Therapy: 10 Common Questions Answered

What is Drama Therapy anyway? This and 9 other common questions are answered by the program lead for this unique and expanding program.

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Filling the Skills Gap: How Career Programs Aim to Counter Workforce Shortages in Tech

Even though companies are aware of their growing skills gap, few have embraced the changes needed to prepare them for the future

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The Emory Paralegal Certificate: Student Success

The Emory Paralegal Certificate: Student Success

ECE student Jennifer Purdy needed a change and was looking for new career opportunities. Read how the Emory Paralegal Certificate provided this and more.

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Emory Event Planning: Opportunity in Innovation

Emory Event Planning: Opportunity in Innovation

Event planning is poised to come roaring back, as pent-up demand increases everything from weddings to corporate retreats. Emory University helps professionals make the most of this opportunity.

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Emory Health & Wellness Coaching Certificate

Emory Health & Wellness Coaching Certificate

Americans have long struggled with chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stress-induced illness.

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Becoming A Practical Problem Solver: The Benefits of Earning A Lean Six Sigma Education Through ECE

An Interview with Lean Six Sigma Instructor Maurice “Reese” Spann

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Instructor Profile: Mark Eclavea Deciphers the Business of Business

Instructor Profile: Mark Eclavea Deciphers the Business of Business

Emory Instructor Mark Eclavea answers three questions, detailing his expertise, teaching focus, and the benefits professionals can realize from Lean Six Sigma

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Breaking Down Barriers with Lean Six Sigma

Breaking Down Barriers with Lean Six Sigma

Lean Six Sigma – Black Belt Certificate Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is one of the most versatile and in-demand skillsets in business today.

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Will Competency-based Education Replace Degrees?

Will Competency-based Education Replace Degrees?

How competency-based education programs are gaining momentum and disrupting the status quo Get a degree or get a certificate?

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Three Must-Have Skills for Digital Marketing Professionals

Three Must-Have Skills for Digital Marketing Professionals

Emory University’s Digital Marketing Certificate focuses on three essential skills every digital communications specialist should have to be competitive in today’s job market.

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Mary Zimnik Discusses the Digital Craftsmanship in Customer Growth

Mary Zimnik Discusses the Digital Craftsmanship in Customer Growth

Emory Instructor Mary Zimnik answers three questions, talking about the new world of digital marketing, what it takes to succeed, and the importance of perennial learning.

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The Rise and Resilience of Remote Work

The Rise and Resilience of Remote Work

A look at today’s remote work, its growth and potential staying power in the post-COVID economy With restaurants open and roadways filled with traffic, the US is well on its way to a post-pandemic recovery.

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