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ISU Certificate Programs

Social Justice Certificate Program
 
Coordinated by the Office of Multicultural Services and Programs and University College in conjunction with the Career Center.  Social justice is the assertion of the ideal that all humans should have the same rights and opportunities. From access to healthcare to safe spaces to live, social justice aims to level the playing field and eliminate discrimination. There are four interrelated principles of social justice: equity, access, participation, and rights. The ISU Social Justice Certificate Program is a self-paced, comprehensive program designed to encourage and recognize student leadership education and experiences at Indiana State University. The program is adaptable so a variety of students can work toward completing this certificate. Click here for more information.
Social Justice Issues
Race
Gender
Age
Sexual Orientation
Religion
Nationality
Education
Mental or Physical Ability

For more information, please contact ISU-MSP@indstate.edu or call 812-237-8513.

Workplace Professional Skills Certificate

The Workplace Professional Skills Certificate is designed to train Indiana State University students in professional workplace skills that will benefit them in their student employment positions as well as their internships and future professional employment. This model ensures that students who complete the program have received supplemental training applicable to the demands of the job market. Students will be able to address topics such as professional customer service, diversity training, sexual harassment prevention, confidentiality and communication skills. To receive the certificate, students will complete five required modules and 10 elective modules through Sycamore eLearning powered by SkillSoft. Students are also required to complete a minimum of 200 hours of student employment with one department in order to qualify for the certificate.

See https://www.indstate.edu/career-center/isu-certificate-programs/workplace-pro-skills;for more information and to register for the Student Workplace Professional Skills Certificate.

Leadership Certificate

The ISU Leadership Certificate Program is a self-paced, comprehensive, leadership development program designed to encourage and recognize student leadership education and experiences at Indiana State University. The program is adaptable so all students can work toward achieving this distinguished recognition. Click here for more information.

Indiana State University – Faculty/Staff Administered Certificate Programs

Challenge Course Facilitator Level 1 Certification

This certification is administered by a qualified Association for Challenge Course Technology Trainer/Tester. The training is conducted by ISU faculty, staff, and current student facilitators. It is forty hours long and takes place at the ISU Sycamore Outdoor Center. The training culminates with a practical and written exam, resulting in a nationally and internationally recognized Level 1 Facilitator Certification. The training is a mix of didactic and hands-on learning, with direct participation on the challenge courses. These courses include high belayed elements and low-to-the-ground team building elements. Trainees also learn fun, group interaction oriented games. A challenge course program creates problem-based scenarios for individuals and groups of people to solve. It is a dynamic, intrapersonal and interpersonal process rich with learning opportunities, including skills related to trust, cooperation, conflict resolution and building confidence. Trainees will learn to provide these experiences to groups and safely and effectively facilitate an experiential learning process. Students that successfully complete the certification will be eligible for employment in the ISU Keystone Adventure Program. It is preferred that students have at least one year of on-campus study remaining so they can work in the program.

Contact don.rogers@indstate.edu in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport for additional information.

Corrugated Packaging Sales and Marketing Certificate

This certification is administered by qualified ISU faculty and current student facilitators. It is an estimated 80 hours of training and takes place remotely via a Learning Management System. The training culminates with a practical and multiple-choice exam, improving employability of ISU graduates by expanding their expertise through industry-driven training and learning modules.The certificate curriculum was developed side-by-side with industry members that will be the employers of our graduates. The curriculum will consist of the necessary skills for students to begin working in positions such as Corrugated Sales RepresentativeCorrugated Service RepresentativeCorrugated Procurement Manager, and other business related careers within the corrugated industry. To be admitted to the program, the student must be in good academic standing at ISU. The learning goals for the certificate include knowledge of sales goals and plans, understanding pricing and negotiation, learn how to generate and cultivate leads and manage accounts, and other pertinent skills determined by the program director and industry partners. The certificate program is deployed through Blackboard, and will contain learning modules and assessments that must be completed within an 8 week timeframe at the student’s pace. The student will have the opportunity to work at their own pace for 8 weeks, and the estimated time commitment will be 80 hours (10 hours/week).

Contact brian.james@indstate.edu in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology Management for additional information.

Corrugated Packaging Structural and Graphic Design Certificate

This certification is administered by qualified ISU faculty and current student facilitators. It is an estimated 80 hours of training and takes place remotely via a Learning Management System. The training culminates with a practical and multiple-choice exam, improving employability of ISU graduates by expanding their expertise through industry-driven training and learning modules.The certificate curriculum was developed side-by-side with industry members that will be the employers of our graduates. The curriculum will consist of the necessary skills for students to begin working in positions such as Corrugated Structural Designer, Corrugated Graphic Designer, and other design related careers within the corrugated industry.To be admitted to the program, the student must be in good academic standing at ISU. The learning goals for the certificate include knowledge of corrugated materials, structural design requirements, brand marketing and graphic design, and other pertinent skills determined by the program director and industry partners.The certificate program is deployed through Blackboard, and will contain learning modules and assessments that must be completed within an 8 week timeframe at the student’s pace. The student will have the opportunity to work at their own pace for 8 weeks, and the estimated time commitment will be 80 hours (10 hours/week).

Contact brian.james@indstate.edu in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology Management for additional information.

 

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Terre Haute, IN. 47809
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