Summer 2020 Training Opportunities

Learning Starts NowThe past several months have been transformative for all of us here at SMU. OIT is here for you to provide systems and services to make sure life is easier, and we also have classes and resources to further help you succeed! Here is what we have to offer over the summer months: Continue reading Summer 2020 Training Opportunities

Summer Learning Opportunities: Certifications, Career Development, and more!

Now that the Spring 2020 semester is behind us, and with many of us still taking precautions in the fight against COVID-19, you may be wondering how to pass the time and learn new skills during the summer months. We’d like to present you with a few options to take advantage of during your downtime.

Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications

Get Certified (Featured Image)During this unprecedented time, Certiport, SMU’s Microsoft certification vendor, is now offering Continue reading Summer Learning Opportunities: Certifications, Career Development, and more!

Managing Your Finances with LinkedIn Learning

FinancesNorthwestern Mutual’s 2018 Planning & Progress Study found money to be the highest rated cause of stress among Americans. Luckily, SMU students might be able to reduce their financial stress with short video courses on money management from LinkedIn Learning.

LinkedIn Learning is a Continue reading Managing Your Finances with LinkedIn Learning

Learning Paths to Working Remotely

We recently encouraged the campus community to make plans to support the scenario where in-person courses must be moved online during an emergency or extended campus outage. We also want to encourage those working in more administrative and supportive roles to consider how they modify their work routines if needing to work remotely.

Learning Paths

There are challenges to working remotely, from managing teams to staying focused. LinkedIn Learning has several videos for those new to working from home and managing those teams that do. We have created a couple of Learning Paths for those working from home and those managing remote teams. Continue reading Learning Paths to Working Remotely

Discover Job Search Success with LinkedIn Learning

The job search for a soon-to-be college graduate can be a daunting task. It isn’t easy navigating the sea of applications, networking events, and personal branding that comes with seeking employment. To learn how to succeed in these activities, as well as develop a personal job search strategy, students can watch a short video course, Job Hunting for College Grads or others like it found on LinkedIn Learning. Continue reading Discover Job Search Success with LinkedIn Learning