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New SMU Program Gets Aspiring Tech Leaders Ready for the C‑Suite

The four-month SMU Tech CxO Excellence Program welcomed its first cohort of students in early February. Classes are taught by current or previous CIOs and CTOs in top organizations across DFW—with a curriculum focused on leadership, cybersecurity, financial planning, and more. This article originally appeared on Dallas Innovates BY LANCE MURRAY • FEB 29, 2024 Southern Methodist University […]

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How data changed Black Friday 2022

We saw significant changes with Black Friday this year: Holiday sales began in October. Black Friday is now a week, not just a day. Stores vow to remain closed on Thanksgiving. Texts are the new Black Friday email. Consumers often have mixed reactions to such trends. It might seem like there’s a hidden puppet master […]

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AT&T, SMU Collaboration Merges Summer Boot Camp and Internships to Grow Data Science Workforce

Data Science Scholars Program is opening career pathways for more women and underrepresented students Dallas (SMU) – A groundbreaking new collaboration between telecommunications giant AT&T and SMU is going to deliver high-level training, practical experience and a potential employment offer in the field of data science for a group of university students who are spending […]

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New Program Assists Military Service Members and Veterans with Transition to Classroom & Workforce

Eight-week program launching in April offers SMU graduate, certificate courses DALLAS (SMU) – Military service members, veterans, and others can now enroll in a new program at SMU that aims to help them succeed in the classroom and workforce. The Catalyst Program at SMU, which welcomes its first cohort of students later this month, introduces […]

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Coming Soon: Two New Sales Training Certificates

SMU CAPE is pleased to announce two new online certificate programs, Sales Development Science and Sales Operations Science, with educational partner GreenFig. Sales Development Science covers all the key areas required to sell more efficiently and effectively. Tools, data, analytics, protocols and processes now play as big a role as persuasion and persistence for sales […]

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Three Reasons the SMU Paralegal Studies Certificate Might Be for You

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 is […]

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SMU Global and Online Goes Global in a Big Way

SMU GO Is excited to announce a partnership to bring the Online MS In Data Science (MSDS) to India.  While online education is, by definition, available anywhere, international enrollment in online degree programs remains low for a variety of reasons.  SMU GO is bringing the MSDS degree to the Indian market through our international recruitment […]

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SMU’s Industry Forum: Preparing for the Future of Work

  COVID-19 forced us all to explore every facet of our communications, workforce development, logistics and much more.  We were all made to adapt and pivot, and pivot some more.  Ultimately the pandemic laid bare our strengths and weaknesses.  SMU is rethinking how we partner with the local community and industry.  To that point, we are […]

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SMU OFFERS ESPORTS BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

New program draws from Cox and Simmons Schools, delivered through SMU Professional and Online DALLAS (SMU) – SMU is proud of its history of developing courses that address student interest in emerging markets. In keeping with this tradition, The Cox School of Business and The Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development have […]

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SMU Joins 30 Universities in Offering Boot Camp Scholarships

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 types […]

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Online Learning Survey Results

  The latest study from Gallup & 2U shows that online learning meets, and sometimes exceeds, in person learning experiences. Here are a few key learnings: People in online classes report strongly agreeing that they had at least one professor at their graduate institution who made them excited about learning. This is more than people who […]

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Six Tips for Adjusting to Remote Work

  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 […]