Professional Development

These courses and workshops allow you to acquire new skills and knowledge for career advancement as well as obtaining CEUs and Certifications.

  • Online Professional Non-Credit Courses

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    Governors State University has partnered with OnCourse Learning, a provider of high-quality, state approved, customized training solutions, textbooks, and occupational tools for both pre-licensing and continuing education in the real estate, appraisal, mortgage, home inspection, IT, engineering, insurance, and bank and credit union industries.


    Information Technology

    Online professional development courses through OnCourse Learning.

    Citrix
    Virtualization
    Cisco
    CompTIA
    EC-Council
    Microsoft

     

    Home Preformance

    Online professional development courses through OnCourse Learning.

    Energy Audit Basic Training

    Advanced Home Energy Course

    Weatherization Installer Training

    Home Performance Sales and Marketing

    Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps

     

  • American Home Inspectors Training Institute

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    American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT)   

     

    Days: October 3, 4 and 5, 2014
    Time: 8 am to 6 pm
    Room: TBD
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484 
    Cost: $1,795 - includes all materials

    Information:  AHIT Governors State University 
    Register today by calling 877.215.7924
    Description: Governors State University has partnered with industry leader American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT) to offer a comprehensive home inspection course.

    *Early Registration Deadline: two weeks prior to the scheduled session: $1,595 discounted fee



    Register for AHIT today by calling 877.215.7924 or visit their  website   

     

  • Illinois Small Business Development Center at Governors State University

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    Starting a Business in Illinois

    Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    Time: 9-11am
    Room:TBD
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484 
    Cost: Free

    Description: This seminar will help those interested in starting a business understand what is required in order to start a business in the state of Illinois. Basics of business plan, Licensing, and financing will all be covered. Join us for one of these sessions.

    Starting A business in IL October 8, 2014 Registration 

    To View Small Business Development Center courses during registration, please use the topic code Small Business Development Center on the registration search for courses page.

    Veteran’s Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

     

    Day: Thursday, November 13, 2014
    Time: 8 am to 2:30 pm
    Room: CPA - Center for Preforming Arts
    Location: Governors State University University Park, IL 60484

    Cost: Free to Veterans ($40 non-vets)

    Registration Home Page 

    To View Small Business Development Center courses during registration, please use the topic code Small Business Development Center on the registration search for courses page.

     

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Course

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    Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate Course

     

    Location: Naperville Education Center
    Days: Saturdays,  October 11 through December 6, 2014
    Time: 9am - Noon
    Room: 308
    Fee: $1,500 plus textbooks
    Description: The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate course will focus on both Advanced Lean Techniques and Six Sigma "Green Belt" methodologies. Detailed and real-world examples of lean thinking will be reviewed with hands - on examples to enhance the learning experience. Learn how to integrate theories of business, statistics, and the elimination of waste with the goal of achieving tangible results. Six Sigma methods will include project planning and various statistical tools to equip the student to be Green Belt certified and a practitioner of Lean Six Sigma at their organization.

    Registration codes: CE-GFS01-04

    Registration Home Page 

    Lean Six Sigma Homepage

  • What is Occupational Therapy’s Role in Transition Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities?

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    What is Occupational Therapy’s Role in Transition Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities?

    Location: Governors State University
    Days: Saturday, November 8, 2014
    Time: 9 am to 4 pm
    Room: TBD
    Fee: CE-PPEH04-01 ($100.00-Public)  CE-PPEH04-02 ($50.00-Governors State University Faculty, Staff and Students)
    Description:

    • Educate occupational therapy practitioners of their role in transition education; specific to assessment, planning, and service implementation
    • Empower occupational therapy practitioners; through knowledge, to provide outcome-oriented transition services, as defined by IDEA 2004 and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

    Who should attend?

    • School-based occupational therapy practitioners who are currently treating students ages 14-21, and have at least 2 years of experience in school based practice.
    • School based occupational therapy practitioners who have treated students ages 14-21 in the past 12 months, and have at least 2 years of experience in school based practice.
    • School-based occupational therapy practitioners who are interested in treating students ages 14-21 and have at least 2 years of experience in school based practice.

    Course Numbers:
    Fee: $100 for Professionals and General Interest
    Please use for registration: CE-PPEH04-01

    Fee: $50 for Governors State University Faculty, Staff and Students (Verification required)
    Please use for registration: CE-PPEH04-02

    Additional information:

    Fee includes boxed lunch, we will provide certificates

    Registration Home Page