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How to Keep Up With Technology Advancements for Your Job

Online certificates lead to new technology skills and help fill employer needs.

Workplace technology is constantly evolving, and to progress in your career, reach professional development goals, and help your company stay competitive, it’s important to keep up with the latest advancements.

While jobs requiring substantial digital knowledge have been on the rise for decades, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated companies’ adoption of digital technologies.1 Even professions that didn’t rely on technology in the past are now incorporating everything from data science and cloud technology to artificial intelligence in day-to-day operations.

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No matter what industry you work in, here are three online course offerings in Walden University’s School of Lifelong Learning to help you stay current with new technology.

  • Data Science Fundamentals Professional Certificate – Think and solve problems like a data scientist with this online certificate. The curriculum, which features real-world data application and hands-on learning, improves learners’ ability to communicate with data by developing their problem-solving skills and giving them the tools to visualize and analyze data. Learners work at their own pace through micro-courses—flexible, efficient short bursts of learning to expand skills and knowledge. Prior knowledge of data science is not required.
  • Cloud Architect Professional Certificate – Build your Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) expertise from the ground up in this online certificate. Through more than 16 real-world industry projects, learners master architectural principles and services of the top cloud platforms. By the end of the certificate, learners should have the knowledge and skills to pursue cloud architect certifications such as AWS Architect and Azure Architect. Walden University’s School of Lifelong Learning partners with Simplilearn, a leading certification training provider, on this certificate.
  • Certificate in Emerging Technology for Managers – Learn how blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and robotics affect today’s business processes and will shape the future of labor in this online certificate. The curriculum, which uses real-world case studies, is designed specifically for managers and leaders. Walden University’s School of Lifelong Learning partners with MindEdge, a leading online training provider, on this certificate.

Choosing a Course in Walden University’s School of Lifelong Learning

Are you ready to boost your career skills by taking an online class? Walden University School of Lifelong Learning offers 100% online courses for academic credit; skills-based professional development; and tailored employer training programs.

Along with data science and technology courses, the School of Lifelong Learning offers online courses in education, counseling, business, psychology, health, and other areas.

Expand your career options with the School of Lifelong Learning and learn online in a convenient, flexible format that fits your busy life.

1Source: www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/how-covid-19-has-pushed-companies-over-the-technology-tipping-point-and-transformed-business-forever

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, www.hlcommission.org.

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