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Welcome to Clarke University! Together, we will cultivate new ways of delivering the Clarke experiences supporting each other and our community. We stand as One Clarke, One Community.

Workforce Education • Professional Development • Personal Growth

Whether you are an individual looking for personal growth or a company sponsoring professional development, Clarke University’s CareerPlus program has a course for you! Courses are taught by local experts, so what you learn is immediately applicable in your home, workplace, and community. Choose from over 20 micro course options that can be completed online at your own pace, or start on the path to an online bachelor’s degree.

JANUARY MICRO COURSES (registration ends Jan. 28)
Be Seen: Developing Your Personal Brand
Work and Life Management Skills: Become Your Best Self 

FEBRUARY MICRO COURSES (courses open Feb. 1 and close Feb. 28)
Courageous Conversations
Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit
The Enneagram: A Life-Changing Tool

MARCH MICRO COURSES (courses open Mar. 1 and close Mar. 28)
Data-Informed Decision Making
Inclusive Workplace Strategies
Navigating Change

Transform your team and advance your career with CareerPLUS!

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21st Century Workforce Skills
CareerPLUS micro courses are designed to provide professional development to working professionals in the following 21st-century essential workforce skill areas listed below.
CareerPLUS unique features

Professional Development & Personal Growth

Workforce Education in the following areas:
• Team Building
• Creating a Positive Work Environment
• On-Boarding
• Creating an Inclusive Organizational Culture
• Aligning All Your Employees with Your Company Values
• Improving Employee Productivity & Engagement

CareerPLUS Micro Courses and Digital Badges can help you with:
• Advancing Your Career
• Completing a Degree
• Returning to the Workforce
• Becoming Your Best Self
• Transforming Relationships

Pathway Options

Whether you are an employer or an employee, the CareerPLUS program offers you the opportunity to “design your own path.”

Want to work your way through a badge or degree program?
Stack your micro courses toward a designated badge, or easily convert your micro courses to credit through a process of “Prior Learning Assessment” (PLA). The CareerPLUS program micro courses equip learners with 21st century professional skills, offer a pathway to a degree through stackable credentials (if desired), and opportunities for upskilling, career advancement, and/or career pivoting.

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Jen Roling, HR Manager

Universal Tank & Fabrication, LLC

Our team of six completed Clarke’s CareerPLUS Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Badge together because it was a great opportunity for us to take classes that fit our schedule and learn as a team. The micro courses were easy to log into and included an agenda to help us stay on track. We were able to apply the lessons in our workplace and had great discussions about each topic. In our search for the best continuing education offerings, Clarke’s CareerPLUS program fit perfectly in our professional development plans.

92%
of nearly 900 surveyed executives said soft skills were equally important or more important than technical skills.

The Wall Street Journal
2020
Critical thinking, collaboration, and professionalism are the competencies most sought by employers.

NACE Job Outlook 2020
77%
of surveyed employers rate soft skills as being of equal importance to cognitive skills.

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Questions

Contact CareerPLUS
careerplus@clarke.edu
(563) 588-6416

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