• Foundations of Workforce Development Professional Certification

    $375.00

    Professional competency courses developed around the National Association for Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) core competency defined areas, updated August 2013.

    This certification updates and replaces the Core Skills Professional Certification and the National Tier 1 Professional Certification.

    Package includes the following courses:

    Business and Economic Development Intelligence

    Career Development Principles

    Collaboration, Problem Solving and Teamwork

    Customer Service Methodology

    Diversity in Workforce Development

    Labor Market Information and Intelligence

    Principles of Communication

    Program Implementation Principles and Strategies

    Workforce Development Structure, Policies, and Programs

    EXAM: Foundations of workforce Development Professional Certification

  • Foundations of Workforce Development Professional Certification Exam

    $100.00

    Professional certification exam for the Foundations of Workforce Development Professional. Upon successful completion of this exam, the student is eligible for the Certified Workforce Development Professional credential.

  • Knowledge of Economic Development

    $60.00

    As a member of workforce development, retaining, growing, and attracting business are the three essential functions of economic development. To fully grasp economic development, you will need to be introduced to the economic development in your community, learn about economic development organizations, and crate partnerships with EDOs. In this course, you will dive into the specifics of each of the three functions of economic development, identify different types of economic organizations, and learn how to apply strategies to the One-Stop system. Learning the connection between economic development and workforce development is beneficial to understanding the overall concept of your job.

  • Labor Market Information and Intelligence

    $60.00

    Looking to further your understanding of Labor Market Information (LMI)? Locating LMI resources can benefit workforce development professional and their customers. By the end of this course, you will be able to explain what LMI is and where it comes form, access and use key state and national LMI resources, and apply LMI data in ways that support needs of job seekers, businesses, and local partners. Next, you will apply your knowledge to six LMI unique case studies. This practice will help promote critical thinking LMI skills, providing probable, real world situations.

  • National Farmworker Jobs Program: An Overview

    $60.00

    This course walks the student through NFJP services with a specific focus on delivery to migrant and seasonal farmworkers.

  • Principles of Communication

    $60.00

    Without efficient and effective communication, the business would cease to exist and intelligent people would be out of work. As a member of a business society, communication is key to establishing good working relationships, furthering your social skills, and oftentimes, your career. This course covers the three main components of communication in the workplace: effective listening, effective communication through writing, and effective communication in face-to-face situations.

  • Program Implementation Principles and Strategies

    $60.00

    Implementing a program is no easy task – how can it be improved, and are there special strategies to guarantee a smooth, successful implementation of a program? In this course, you will learn how to develop partnerships, evaluate your program, identify resources, and understand caseloads. If you understand the importance and accountability of record maintenance, your job will be considerably easier in the future. A good program needs creativity, assessment, program design, operation, and problem solving. Learn the strategies for all of these and more in this informative course.NAWDP 2013 competency

  • Workforce Development Structure, Policies and Programs

    $60.00

    For newer employees, there are several common questions: what are the values, goals, and overall purpose of WIOA? How does the workforce development system work, and how does it affect the way I complete my work? Throughout this course, you will learn about the structure of the workforce development system, WIOA and the one-stop system, the role of partners in the one-stop system, and your role as a workforce development professional. This course provides extremely detailed information for workforce development. As a workforce development employee, it is essential that you understand the structure, policies, and program intricacies.