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Modern Workplace Skills Noncredit Certificate

Fast-Track Potential

Receive a solid foundation for future development.

Our communities and business leaders are challenged by a shrinking workforce. We've developed this certificate program to respond to new marketplace dynamics, enabling faster and more effective onboarding with a jumpstart to productivity. The certificate for modern workplace skills will provide a solid foundation for future career growth.

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Dates

Offered on a continuous and rolling basis starting January 2022; employees and teams can start at any time

Format

6 interactive and self-paced modules, including reality-based case studies

Investment

$99 for all 6 modules

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Changing Ecosystem

Today's on-demand economy is driven by technology, new workforce models and multi-generational attitudes toward work. Employees may find themselves displaced, under-employed, underserved or in transition.

Training is key in the race to engaging work. Training is also imperative for organizations and businesses to customize workforces in a changing workforce ecosystem. 

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Jumpstart Productivity

This certificate can be recommended by HR professionals, Job Centers or other recruiting enterprises to attract, retrain or upskill employees, including:

  • Entry level employees
  • Displaced, underemployed or underserved employees 
  • Employees in transition or seeking a career change

Grant Funds Available

Companies and individuals may request from UW-Green Bay grant funds provided by AT&T Foundation to cover costs for eligible candidates to earn a certificate. To learn more, please contact Business Development at businessdev@uwgb.edu

Modules

Offered on a continuous and rolling basis, employees and teams can start at any time.

Strengthening Personal Communication

 

Learn how to communicate more effectively. There are many ways to enhance your personal communication skills. Explore key topics like emotional intelligence. Determine your preferred communication style and how it relates to others around you. You will also be introduced to best practices around active listening, body language, writing emails, managing conflict and change. Focusing on these best practices will help you become a great team member, whether you work in-person or virtual.

Advancing Technology & Digital Literacy

 

Develop skills and competency related to digital literacy, emerging technology, social media and other crowdsourcing. 

Building Problem Solving and Critical Thinking

 

Gain an understanding of situational analysis and improve your problem-solving skills. Delve into the dynamics of decision-making and fine-tune your critical thinking skills. 

Embracing Diversity & Inclusion

 

Understand the capacity of diversity in the workplace. Cultivate self-awareness, understanding how your values impact behavior and interactions. Contribute to a culture of inclusivity, enhancing fulfillment and productivity. 

Improving Professional Standards

 

Explore and learn how to implement value-building concepts such as personal branding, good work habits and building rapport. The core concepts of ethics, responsibility and accountability will also be covered. Mastering skills around these concepts will upgrade your marketability. 

Balancing Life & Work

 

Focus on time management, setting clear boundaries, self-care and being an effective team member. Create a personal strategy to find a work/life balance that works for you. 

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Gain a Competitive Edge

Upon successful completion of this 6-module certificate program, you will receive an exclusive UW-Green Bay credential, a digital badge validating your accomplishment and signaling to employers your mastery of the curriculum. The digital badge can be featured on LinkedIn, your resume, email signature or website.
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Instructors

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Reverend Lex Cade-White
lcadewhite@gmail.com

M.A. Divinity
M.S. Public Health
 

Reverend Lex Cade-White is Ethics and Mission and Spiritual Care Health Equity Manager at Advocate Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee. Lex is responsible for managing system-wide initiatives at the intersection of Advocate Aurora Health equity priorities and the strategic goals of Mission and Spiritual Care and the Ethics Program. Rev. Lex is responsible for the creation of the University of Wisconsin—Green Bay Continuing Education Diversity Equity and Inclusion certificate program where, over the past year, she has taught over 200 professionals from 23 states. Rev. Lex is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ and a board-certified chaplain. Rev. Lex has a bachelor’s in Psychology and Religion from Mount Holyoke College, Master of Divinity from the Episcopal Divinity School, and Master of Public Health from Chamberlin University.

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Tori England
TLEnglandConsulting@gmail.com

B.A. Public Relations
M.A. Corporate Communication

Tori England is the owner and principal consultant at TL England Consulting. She has over 20 years of learning, development and project management experience in the insurance, hospitality and utility industries. She has led many Fortune 500 companies through major transformational change. She is certified in the PROSCI change management model and is a PMP-certified project manager.  

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Anna Wahl
anna.wahl@culturestreamhr.com

SHRM-CP 2007 to current
B.A. Pre Law, Psychology
 

Anna Wahl is the Founder and CEO of CultureStream HR Solutions. She has over 15 years of Human Resources experience, has her SHRM-CP, and is a Certified DISC Practitioner. Anna’s passion is supporting large and small companies in creating great workplaces that enable individuals to thrive in their careers as well as their lives. 

Christopher Ledvina, Business Development Specialist

Need Guidance?

If you have any questions or need additional guidance, please contact Christopher Ledvina, Business Development Specialist. 

Email Christopher