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No-Cost Workshops

Enhance Your Skills & Increase Your Employability

欧美成人 Wesleyan University Global Campus offers comprehensive non-degree continuing education courses designed to provide advanced skill sets valued by employers. Because of COVID-19's economic impact on our communities, VWU Global Campus鈥攊n partnership with the 欧美成人 Beach Department of Economic Development鈥攊s offering the following professional development workshops at no cost to you.

If you've completed a previous workshop and would like to enroll in another, please email ceinfo@vwu.edu


Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Information

IT Certification Prep Workshop

July 29 - September 18, 2024
Monday/Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Allen Village, Social Science Lab 107 (campus map)

This workshop is the prerequisite for the CompTIA Certification workshops. Students will learn and review basic computer concepts and terminology to prepare them for the CompTIA A+ and Security workshops. The prep workshop is designed for those students seeking to enroll in the A+ workshop in the spring. This workshop is required to enroll in the CompTIA workshop.

Cost: Participants are responsible for course material costs.


CompTIA A+ Certification Workshop Core 2

July 30 - September 19, 2024
Tuesdays/Thursdays 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Hybrid)
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Clarke Hall, Room 125 (campus map)

Prepare for Success with the CompTIA A+ Certification workshop. Prepare to unlock the gateway to a thriving IT career with this comprehensive workshop designed to equip participants for the CompTIA A+ exam. Delve into essential concepts, practical skills, and invaluable insights necessary to excel in information technology. Join us to embark on a journey towards professional growth in the digital age.

The CompTIA A+ Core Series requires candidates to pass two exams: Core 1 (220-1101) and Core 2.

Prerequisite: A+ Certification Prep Workshop or IT experience (resume required).
Cost: Participants are responsible for course material costs.


CompTIA Cloud+ Workshop

July 29 - September 18, 2024
Monday/Wednesday from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Clarke Hall, Room 125 (campus map)

Learn how to analyze the different cloud models to design the best solution to support business requirements; manage and maintain servers, including OS configurations, access control and virtualization. Participants will also learn to analyze system requirements to successfully execute workload migrations to the cloud. This workshop will wrap up with operations and support, and troubleshooting.

Cost: Participants are responsible for course material costs.


CompTIA Data+ Certification Workshop

July 30 - September 19, 2024
Tuesdays/Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Hybrid)
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Clarke Hall, Room 118 (campus map)

Elevate Your Data Analysis Prowess with CompTIA Data+! In an era where the significance of data analytics is paramount, the demand for skilled professionals to contextualize and effectively communicate critical business intelligence is on the rise. Uncover the skills needed for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data, influencing priorities, and steering business decision-making. Participants are responsible for course material costs.

Cost: Participants are responsible for course material costs.


CompTIA Project+

July 29 - September 18, 2024
Tuesdays/Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m.
The HIVE
140 Independence Blvd., 欧美成人 Beach

CompTIA Project+ is ideal for IT professionals who need to manage smaller, less complex projects as part of their other job duties, but still have foundational project management skills. Project+ is more versatile than other certifications because it covers essential project management concepts beyond the scope of just one methodology or framework.

Cost: Participants are responsible for the $217.00 course material before the start of the workshop.


CompTIA Security+

July 30 - September 19, 2024
Tuesdays/Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Hybrid)
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Allen Village, Social Science Lab 107 (campus map)

CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification a candidate should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs.

Cost: Participants are responsible for course material costs.


Project Management Essentials with CAPM庐 Prep

July 30 - September 19, 2024
Tuesdays/Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
The HIVE
140 Independence Blvd., 欧美成人 Beach

Equip yourself with crucial project management skills tailored for both project managers and support roles. Our course materials adhere to globally recognized project management standards. Focused on key concepts including time, cost, risk, and communication, participants will not only meet but exceed the educational prerequisites for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM庐) certification by PMI庐.

Note: Hours count towards the 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM庐 certification.


Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel (Session 2)

July 30 - September 19, 2024
Tuesdays/Thursday 6:00-9:00 p.m.
The HIVE
140 Independence Blvd., 欧美成人 Beach

The Microsoft Office Specialist certification demonstrates the skills needed to get the most out of Excel. As a candidate for this certification, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to apply the main features of Excel. This second session builds on the basics learned in Session 1 and includes additional formulas, pivot tables, and advanced formatting techniques.


Leading People as Managers or Supervisors

July 30 - September 19, 2024
Monday/Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Clarke Hall, Room 118 (campus map)

Unlock the Potential of Effective Leadership. Discover the essence of effective leadership in our comprehensive workshop designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to lead teams to success. Throughout this engaging course, participants will delve into the importance of effective leadership, gaining insights into strategies that bring out the best in their teams.priorities, and steering business decision-making.


Working in a Group Environment

July 29 - September 18, 2024
Monday/Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Clarke Hall, Room 215 (campus map)

Mastering Collaboration: Building Effective Team Dynamics. Are you seeking to foster stronger collaboration within your organization or team? Look no further than our comprehensive workshop designed to empower participants with the skills and strategies needed to collaborate effectively in group settings.


Certificate of Completion: Lean Quality Tools

August 3 - September 28, 2024
Saturdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm
欧美成人 Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Drive, 欧美成人 Beach
Clarke Hall, Room 118 (campus map)

This workshop is designed for both new and somewhat experienced professionals in the workforce. All participants will benefit from the detailed analysis and process management approaches presented in the class. Students will learn to define and apply commonly used Lean Quality Tools to real-life and professional settings. Students will also learn to define and map steps in a process; identify process wastes; and apply basic “Lean” techniques to increase efficiency. Participants will receive the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate upon successfully completing the workshop and passing the certification exam.