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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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Lauren LaRocca Receives UPCEA Emerging Leader Award

For her exemplary leadership of the SMU College Prep program and customized learning initiatives, SMU CAPE Program Specialist Lauren LaRocca will receive the 2021 South Region Emerging Leader award from UPCEA (University Professional and Continuing Education Association), the leading national professional organization for continuing education program staff. When Lauren joined the SMU CAPE team in […]

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SMU CAPE Graduate to Present at Big Design 2021

Shara Rosenbalm, a graduate of SMU’s User Experience Design Certificate program, will be a featured speaker at Big Design 2021. In her session, Crushing Constraints as a Marginalized Group, she’ll discuss how designers of marginalized backgrounds can reframe challenges in the workplace and take ownership of their careers. With a background in visual design, Shara […]

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Understanding the Future of Work

In summer 2020, more than 70% of prospective adult learners felt that their current or future employment outlook was negatively impacted by the pandemic, according to research by EAB. With so much personal and financial upheaval, adult learners are considering their options and evaluating how higher education can help them change careers, gain stability, or […]

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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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Job-Seekers: Distinguish Yourself from the Competition with Continuing Education

“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 themselves.” […]

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How technology will be pivotal in the new ‘future of work’

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 workforce. […]

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The Two Post-Pandemic Money Skills Students Need

  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 […]

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Introducing the Office of Global, Online and Continuing Education

In fall 2020, the Office of Global, Online and Continuing Education was created to oversee and advance SMU’s online and continuing education portfolio, reporting to the Office of Curricular Innovation and Policy. It is comprised of two distinct areas – a refocused SMU Global and Online (GO), and a reestablished  SMU Continuing and Professional Education […]

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New Programs from SMU Continuing and Professional Education

SMU Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) programs provide accessible and meaningful learning experiences in a broad range of professional topics and academic subjects. Pivoting quickly in response to the global pandemic, CAPE served more than 1200 noncredit students this school year through remote classes. Before COVID-19 became a household name, the CAPE team already planned […]

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The Catalyst: From Boots to the Boardroom

Designed to help active-duty military successfully transition into civilian workforce, The Catalyst Program at SMU will begin taking applicants this summer. Participants in the eight-week intensive program will complete graduate level course work in computer science and earn a professional certificate in Project Management. Through in-class case studies and guest speakers, participants will also have […]

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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 […]