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Professional Development and Online Training

We have provided professional development training to thousands of individuals in Central Minnesota during the past 15 years. Our aim is to provide the skills you need to stay competitive in today’s aggressive job market. 

From open enrollment programs to vetted online training programs, we ensure that our professional development programs meet St. Cloud State's mission and standards. Many come with the opportunity to earn a non-credit St. Cloud State certificate or industry-recognized certificate.

We add programs based on community needs. So, if you don’t see an appropriate program, we're happy to help construct a plan that meets your needs.

Got an idea for a new program? Email Tammy Anhalt-Warner or call 320-308-4252.

Formal admission to St. Cloud State is not required for these programs.

ASCM

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) (formerly known as APICS) is the global leader in supply chain organizational transformation, innovation and leadership. As the largest non-profit supply chain organization, ASCM is an unbiased partner, connecting companies around the world to the newest thought leadership on all aspects of supply chain. ASCM is built on a foundation of APICS certification and training spanning 60 years. Now, ASCM is driving innovation in the industry with new products, services and partnerships that enable companies to further optimize their supply chains, secure their competitive advantage and positively impact their bottom lines.

Which Certification is Right for Me??

Certification Programs:

Demand Driven Courses:

Questions?

  • ASCM Twin Cities - Natalie Dietz - by phone at 763-413-2513 or by email at info@apicstc.org
  • St. Cloud State University, Center for Continuing Studies - Tammy Anhalt-Warner by phone at 320-308-4252 or by email at tammy@scsutraining.com

Business/Leadership

Mediation - Conflict Resolution

Legal - Online Career Training

We coordinate these programs through The Center for Legal Studies, one of the most respected legal education centers.

The courses are taught by legal and educational professionals selected by CLS.

The curriculum is updated regularly to remain current with the newest trends and state-of-the-art technology in the legal industry.

Courses

Online Short Courses

Online Short Courses: 3-month self-paced and 6-week instructor facilitated

  • Build new personal and professional skills 100% online.
  • Non-credit courses developed by industry experts.
  • Anywhere. Flexible scheduling to learn on your time.
  • Two convenient ways to learn: 6-week instructor led or 3-month self-paced course option.
  • Upon completion, download a certificate of completion from St. Cloud State University.
  • Recommended for: Job skills, professional development, personal enrichment, resume building, hobby, and skills training.

In partnership with Ed2Go, SCSU Center for Continuing Studies proudly offers a wide range of online courses where students can interact and learn with their peers while connecting with expert instructors who will answer their questions and provide valuable, timely feedback. Students who complete the Ed2Go courses will receive a certificate of completion from SCSU Continuing Studies, if requested.  There is no set time for you to be online to the complete the lessons so you have the flexibility to access the course material at times that work best for you. Each lesson include quizzes, assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more to help you master your chosen topic. Are you interested in registering for our convenient and affordable course? Click a link below to be redirected to our Ed2Go partner webpage, select your start date, and complete your registration today!



Online Courses

Additional Areas of Study


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Online Career and Certification Training

Online, Self-Paced Career and Certification Training

  • Train 100% online for in-demand jobs.
  • Non-credit courses developed by industry experts.
  • Anywhere. Flexible scheduling to learn at your own pace.
  • Dedicated one-to-one support.
  • Prepare for industry-recognized certifications.
  • Upon completion, receive a certificate from St. Cloud State University and, when applicable a voucher to sit for the certification exam.
  • Recommended for: Job training, new career, professional development, national certifications, and resume building.

In partnership with Ed2Go, SCSU Center for Continuing Studies proudly offers a wide range of online courses where students can interact and learn with their peers while connecting with expert instructors who will answer their questions and provide valuable, timely feedback. Students who complete the Ed2Go courses will receive a certificate of completion from SCSU Continuing Studies, if requested.  There is no set time for you to be online to the complete the lessons so you have the flexibility to access the course material at times that work best for you. Each lesson include quizzes, assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links, and more to help you master your chosen topic. Are you interested in registering for our convenient and affordable course? Click a link below to be redirected to our Ed2Go partner webpage, select your start date, and complete your registration today!


Career Certificate Programs


 Additional Online Training Categories

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Project Management

Face-to-Face or Live Zoom classes

Corporate Education and Outreach offers customized face-to-face (or Zoom) Project Management, Time Management, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma professional development courses for your group.

Self-paced Online classes

To discuss a customized course for your group, to be added to the waiting list for an upcoming class or for more information email Tammy Anhalt-Warner or call 320-308-4252.

Many more Online, On-Demand Classes

St. Cloud State has been partnering with the International Institute for Learning (IIL) for a number for years to offer innovative learning through online, on-demand instruction for some of the most demanded topics in Project Management, Technology and Leadership.

The International Institute for Learning (IIL) offers comprehensive training on all the hard and soft skills of Agile, Scrum, Project, Program and Portfolio Management, Microsoft® Project and Project Server, Microsoft® Excel Business Analysis, Business Relationship Management, Lean Six Sigma, PRINCE2®, ITIL®, and Sustainability.  In addition, they cover a range of Leadership and Interpersonal Skills topics.  

Now 27 years in business, during the last several years they have served clients in over 120 countries through their 18 wholly-owned IIL companies. During a given training year, they have trained up to 10,000 individuals worldwide.

Together, St. Cloud State and IIL will provide quality, self-paced, online, and on-demand continuing education programs to make you a valuable assets in the most competitive environments.

Courses and Certification - Start Your Journey

No matter where you are in your career, earning a professional certifications opens up new opportunities for growth.  Our exam preparation and certification courses enable you to achieve a valuable industry certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, AXELOS, APMG, APM, IIBA, and ILL-established certifications like the Business Analysis Certificate Program, Lean Six Sigma and Microsoft.

Project Management and Lean Six Sigma/Process Excellence

  • Agile and Scrum
  • Intermediate and Advanced Project Management programs
  • Project Management Introduction
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certification Prep
  • Lean Six Sigma and Process Excellence

 

Email Tammy Anhalt-Warner or call 320-308-4252.

Technology