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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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Digital Skills Certificates equip learners with in-demand skillsets

With technology driving corporate growth across virtually every industry, Emory’s popular Digital Skills Certificates help prepare individuals for some of the most in-demand jobs.

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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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How Tableau Can Offer an Entry Point into Data Analytics

How Tableau Can Offer an Entry Point into Data Analytics

The Emory Tableau Data Analytics Certificate is unlocking new job opportunities for seasoned professionals and newcomers alike.

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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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