Are you a legal assistant looking to expand your skills and knowledge? Or are you working in a different field, but interested in making the switch to law? The SMU Paralegal Studies Certificate Program is designed to give you a solid foundation of the principles and practices inherent to the legal profession. The program [...]
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"Fifty-eight percent of those surveyed by IBM said that they plan to take continuing education courses this year, while roughly 30% of Gen Z and millennial respondents surveyed said they will enroll in a formal degree, certification or badging program. Continuing education and skills-building has emerged as a way for job seekers to distinguish [...]
According to a new article from HR Executive, technology will be the key for forward-thinking HR leaders to succeed in the future of work. The six imperatives outlined are even more important today than they were before COVID-19 and serve as a guide for HR leaders in ensuring an agile and perpetually relevant organization and [...]
Guest post from SMU College Prep instructor Libby Magliolo If the last year has taught us anything, it's that we should expect the unexpected. Besides the devastating health consequences of the pandemic, there were many secondary impacts that touched people's financial lives — job loss, increased expenses, and other challenges. For current high school [...]
How Mobile Grew from Nice to Have to Must-Have 11 Key Trends in Mobile Marketing: 2021 and Beyond Guest post from SMU Digital Marketing instructor Abhi Vyas. Originally published to LinkedIn on March 1, 2020. In recent years, mobile marketing has become an increasingly important component of many businesses’ overall marketing strategies and last year [...]
Miroslava “Mira” Detcheva's combined teaching and legal experience bring unique expertise to SMU's professional education programs. Mira is Senior Lecturer in Spanish in SMU's Department of World Languages and Literatures, where she teaches a variety of Spanish language and culture courses. In addition to her long-term teaching experience at the university level, she also is [...]
Do you know someone who has been affected by recent job loss or financial hardship? SMU, in partnership with 30 nonprofit universities across the country and our partner 2U, is expanding access to our boot camp courses in Coding and Fintech through a $3 million Boot Camp Scholarship Fund. Upskilling and reskilling opportunities through these [...]
With many members of our community adjusting to remote work or school, we want to share with you some tips to help aid in a smooth transition. Separate Work & Personal Life - This can be especially challenging if you have multiple family members joining you in “staying at home,” but there are some [...]
Elaine Lagon loved working as a contractor at First Command Financial Planning. There was only one problem: she wanted to do it full-time. Though she was passionate about coding, she didn’t have formal training in advanced programming languages. When a full-time web developer role opened at the company, she eagerly applied, but a more experienced [...]
What do you want to achieve in 2020? The New Year—and new decade—is here, and it’s time to start creating that list. According to U.S. News & World Report, by mid-February, 80 percent of New Year’s Resolutions have been broken. How do you become part of the 20 percent that keeps their resolutions? Four Tips [...]
Southern Methodist University Now Offering FinTech, Coding, and Data Science Boot Camps DALLAS, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas is getting its first training program aimed specifically at preparing local adults for jobs in fintech. The Southern Methodist FinTech Boot Camp is open for enrollment starting today and offered in partnership with Trilogy Education, a 2U, Inc. brand and [...]
The era of Mad Men-style advertising – men in black suits, chain-smoking up ideas for a clientele we would now call old-school – much like the show itself, has long been over. The customer has changed, and with it, the way brands interact with those customers. “We kind of are known to be the [...]