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UMB students, staff, and faculty can enroll in free online micro-courses to earn digital badges and micro-credentials.
What is The Learning Institute?
The Learning Institute provides students, staff, and faculty at UMB access to a selection of free-to-participate micro-courses. Upon completing a micro-course, individuals are awarded a free micro-credential and digital badge, which can be shared and displayed on a resume, CV, email signature, and/or LinkedIn profile. Each micro-course within The Learning Institute catalog was designed to showcase unique professional achievements, soft-skills development, extracurricular course completion, and non-academic certifications. Micro-courses are collaboratively sourced from various offices and departments at UMB, utilizing existing programs and initiatives geared toward the betterment and education of UMB staff, students, and faculty. Micro-courses are available in various formats to fit any schedule and can be completed online and self-paced.
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Available Micro-Courses
Naloxone Training Micro-Course
Principles of Leadership Micro-Course
Public Speaking Micro-Course
Red Folder Training Micro-Course
Safe Space Online Micro-Course
Stop the Bleed Micro-Course
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