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As your life and professional career evolve, so should your educational journey. Elon University’s School of Education is excited to welcome you to the new Elon NEXT continuing education and professional development program. Delivered through online and in-person classroom options, the learning modules range from six to 15 hours of class time and offer continuing education units.

For March 2020, eight learning modules in areas including Microsoft Excel certification, EY design and innovation, personal finance, iPhoneography, artificial intelligence and machine learning, Tableau, Python programming and authentic leadership are available for registration now. Let Elon NEXT be your lifelong learning partner.

Learning Modules

Demystifying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning

Data is everywhere, shedding light on all aspects of life from retail, marketing, sales, athletics, and health. This learning module is intended for professionals at all levels with no prior technical or analytical background required.

  •   $995
  •   15 hours (1.5 CEUs)
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EY Design and Innovation

Design thinking has become one of the most important advances in innovation and leadership: the top 10 MBA programs now include design thinking in the curriculum, top VC firms have brought design teams in-house and many of the top management consultancies have acquired design firms as well.

  • $175
  • 6 hours (0.6 CEU)
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Introduction to Python Programming

Knowing how to program is an extremely useful skill for working with data. Programming languages can automate most otherwise tedious processes, and allow you to know exactly how your data is being analyzed without relying on other people’s programs, whose functions may be mysterious.

  • $395
  • 12 hours (1.2 CEUs)
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Introduction to Tableau

The ability to communicate practical implications of quantitative analyses is a feature of a great data analyst. In this learning module, we will examine concepts of data visualization and learn how Tableau can help you make sense of your large dataset.

  • $275
  • 8 hours (0.8 CEUs)
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iPhoneography: Take Stunning Photos with Your Phone

You've been asked what's the best camera and found the answer to be "the one you have with you". A mobile phone has become the standard for the greater population to use as their everyday camera.

  • $350
  • 12 hours (1.2 CEUs)
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Leading Authentically

Because effective leaders are in great demand, but short supply, the question all citizens should ask is not “can I lead, but “how should I lead?”  In this module, we will explore the value of leading authentically and the key steps in an authentic leadership process.

  • $360
  • 9 hours (0.9 CEUs)
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Microsoft Excel Certification

Regardless of your current professional work, a must have skill to succeed in your work is the ability to manage data for insights. One of the most popular software's used by companies today is Microsoft Excel.

  • $450 (includes MSFT Certificate Exam vouchers with retake & student material)
  • 8 hours (0.8 CEUs)
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Personal Finance 101: Get Your Money Right for a Better Life

Worrying about money and saving for the future can feel overwhelming for many of us. In this learning module you will learn how we can make wise financial decisions to achieve personal financial goals.

  • $295
  • 10 hours (1.0 CEU)
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