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Applicable Skills for Today’s Professional
In need of a promotion or a career change? LSU offers microcredential, or MicroCred®, programs designed for working professionals to sharpen their skills or explore new ones in a convenient format online.
Grow Your Skills in a Flexible FormatWhether you are looking to expand your career outlook or you are looking to upskill or re-skill in a certain area, LSU Online & Continuing Education makes it easy to expand your skill set with our online MicroCred® programs. These short-form programs are made up of a series of high-quality LSU courses that are specifically developed to close the skills gap in today's modern workplace. Each MicroCred® program is either self-paced or term-based and ranges from only two to six courses, and some programs can also be applied toward a degree through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).
Learn advanced accounting skills, such as cost estimation and auditing, and gain additional credits needed for CPA licensure.
Learn the basics of the accounting cycle and be able to interpret financial data for decision making.
Learn how to prevent and detect fraud and gain the knowledge required for the auditing portion of the CPA examination.
Learn the process of migrating data and applications to the cloud and become skilled in building a cloud toolchain.
Learn how to build and deploy applications and be able to define solutions based on customer needs
Learn the principles of personality psychology and be able to identify and describe a wide range of disorders.
Learn how to perform continuous exploration, iteration, and investigation of past and current data for business application.
Learn how to estimate cost, manage risk, and assure quality in business projects and develop an agile mindset.
Learn how to develop a project and gain the skills necessary to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Learn how cognitive faculties develop from infancy through adolescence and gain the skills needed to prepare practical instructional techniques.
Learn about a wide range of literature for children and gain an understanding of the various genres available.
Learn how to handle logistical problems related to a construction project and gain the skills needed to oversee projects of various sizes.
Learn the process of migrating data and applications to the cloud and gain experience with several cloud platform vendors.
Learn how to collaborate with teams easily and quickly, and gain the skills necessary to create smarter collaboration spaces.
Learn the process of integrating containers and become skilled in identifying and selecting appropriate tools for a company based on their needs and goals.
Learn the fundamentals of continuous and automated testing, and earn the skills necessary for walking through stages of a continuous testing process.
Learn the process of automating continuous deployment, earn skills in identifying appropriate tools for a company based on their needs, and gain experience with several continuous deployment vendors.
Learn how various users of OOPS languages leverage the DevOps process and gain insight into how a developer or coder works in a DevOps environment.
Learn the fundamentals of the release orchestration pipeline and understand how to apply successful release orchestration to solve problems and meet customers’ needs.
Learn the business skills and gain the experience needed to oversee the execution of complex construction work in the private or public sector.
Learn the instructional design theories, frameworks, and tools necessary to develop effective and high quality learning experiences on digital platforms.
Learn how to effectively communicate with workers, resolve conflicts, and build strategic relationships in business.
Learn how communication can help companies sell and be able to distinguish between the types of communications used to reach target markets.
Learn to create advanced dashboards for data analytics with a flexible and easy-to-use querying language.
Learn how to collect, organize, analyze, and present data that can be applied to solve problems in any field.
Learn how to use an interactive data visualization software to create dashboards for data analytics.
Learn how to analyze audiences to create documents for particular readers, write standard reports and correspondence, and manage document design.
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