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Lifelong Learning Continues Here

Elon is a community of people who love to learn – at every age and stage of life. Whether it is advancing your career, understanding new phenomenon or preparing for the demands of today’s professional environments, Elon University is committed to its mission of advancing lifelong learning.

As part of the university’s Boldly Elon strategic plan, ElonNEXT works to create innovative and accessible learning opportunities for our community and yours. Housed in the School of Education, ElonNEXT is your resource to learn new skills, explore new fields, advance or change your career path or just feed your hunger for new intellectual frontiers. Get engaged with passionate teachers and a class of fellow learners who are excited to dig in, discover and grow.

We invite you to join Elon in reaching for ever-higher levels of achievement.

Learning Modules

Certificate in Leadership for Women in Business

This self-paced Certificate program, created in affiliation with MindEdge, explores both the social and psychological mechanisms that create challenges that professional women often face. The 7 individual courses in this certificate program introduce key concepts and practices that all successful business people should be familiar with, thereby serving as a general introduction to topics like leadership, management, communication, work-life balance, networking, negotiation, and body language.

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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.

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NAIOMT C-511 Lumbopelvic Spine I

This course is 2 days on-site and 7 hours online. Participants will receive an e-link to online coursework 2 weeks prior to the course and to the onsite course materials 1 week prior to the course. Please watch for these links in your email inbox.

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Networking for Success

Networking has become a significant part of the professional process, altering the way both entrepreneurs and organizations do business. This course will help you to improve your personal and professional networking skills by providing best practices and effective tips and techniques.

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Personal Branding

This course focuses on teaching you how to brand yourself professionally. What is brand? And how do you maintain your personal brand? The assignments in this course discuss the value of personal branding, the way to craft your personal brand statement, and finally, the best methods for communicating your personal brand to clients, employers, and other industry professionals.

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Speak with Confidence

Public speaking is one of the most common anxiety-inducing experiences. Whether delivering a speech in front of a large audience or having a direct conversation with one or two other people, we often allow stress and nerves to impede our ability to deliver a clear message. This course is designed to help learners understand the causes and signs of speaking anxiety and learn practical ways to address their speaking fears.

  • $0 (This class is normally $40, and is now available for free to support your learning during COVID-19)
  • 2 hours (0.2 CEU, 2 SHRM, and 2 HRCIs)
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