Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs

Trainings & Courses

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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certificate Program

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Certificate provides a unique focus on leadership in the area of information security for IT professionals.  It enables IT leaders responsible for information security to further develop the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed at the executive level.

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Active Learning Specialist Certificate

Fizika's approach to active learning is a synthesis of research and best practices in the disciplines of health and physical literacy, educational neuroscience and cognitive psychology. The Active Learning Specialist Course prepares practioners to apply these concepts in a systematic way to improve the learning potential of their students and fellow employees.

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Lean Change Agent Workshop

This 2-day workshop, based on the book Lean Change Management, is designed to help you discover more effective practices for introducing, and managing change in your organization. You'll learn by doing, not by reading PowerPoint slides! You'll hear real stories about how to apply better, innovative practices to managing change.

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Project Management Fundamentals (In-Class)

This course emphasizes the project processes and knowledge areas, terms, tools, and formulas as well as to extend the knowledge base into soft skills such as communication, conflict management, team development, and leadership.  Agile framework and methodologies such as Scrum will also be covered during sessions.

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Agile Scrum 101 - Introduction to Agile Scrum

This course is for anyone that is curious about Scrum and especially those from a waterfall or hybrid background including PMPs. The instructor is a PMP with both waterfall and Scrum experience to help guide you from waterfall to Scrum. Anyone can read a book on Scrum. This one day session will allow you to participate in its ceremonies to understand what they are and how to use them in your project.

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Lean Thinking 101

The One-Day Lean Thinking Overview Workshop provides participants with an introduction to the principles and tools of Lean Thinking. For people just getting started with lean, or for organizations who are ramping up on their lean journeys, this workshop is a must!

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PMP-CAPM Exam Prep Course (Online Format)

This online course exposes students and practicing project managers to the Project Management Body of Knowledge processes and standards and prepares students to take the PMP or CAPM certification exam.

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PMP-CAPM Exam Prep Course (In-Class Format)

This in-class course exposes students and practicing project managers to the Project Management Body of Knowledge processes and standards and prepares students to take the PMP or CAPM certification exam.

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Philadelphia Location: Professional Scrum Master (PSM-1) Training

This 2-day course covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the mechanics, rules and roles of the Scrum framework. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real-life cases.  

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Harrisburg Location: Professional Scrum Master (PSM-1) Training

This 2-day course covers the principles and (empirical) process theory underpinning the mechanics, rules and roles of the Scrum framework. In this course, students work on real-life cases with other classmates together as a team. This course is made up of discussions and hands-on exercises based upon real-life cases.  

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Chief Information Officer (CIO) Certificate Program

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) Certificate Program provides a comprehensive study of executive-level issues such as IT strategy and planning, governance, security, financing, and workforce development.

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IT Manager (ITM) Certificate Program

The IT Manager (ITM) Certificate Program is specifically designed to empower IT Managers with the business and interpersonal skills that are essential in managing the complexities of information technology

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Leadership Development Program (LDP)

Developed through a collaboration between Alvernia University, Harrisburg University and the Governor's Office of Administration, this unique program provides Senior Managers in PA State Government the opportunity to further develop their leadership abilities and succeed at the highest levels of their profession

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Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Prep Course

The Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) prep course is designed for Information Systems Security professionals who elect to take this training course to hone their knowledge and skills related to Information Systems Security and/or to prepare for the (ISC)² CISSP exam.

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HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) Prep Course

The HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) certification prep course builds the candidate’s knowledge in the six domains of the (ISC)² HCISPP CBK®. The HCISPP credential confirms a practitioner’s core knowledge and experience in security and privacy controls for personal health information.

Upcoming Summits - Register today

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GIS Developers Summit 2018

The GeoDev Summit is a FREE one-day event for current and future GIS developers. The event will take place at Harrisburg University in downtown Harrisburg, PA. There will be hands-on technical sessions on web GIS development, desktop GIS development, and other topics relevant to all developers. The event will feature presentations for experienced developers as well as those just getting started. This is an opportunity for workshop based and peer learning with networking opportunities throughout the day. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops, but computers will be available for some sessions.

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Agile Lean Summit 2018

This summit will bring together industry leaders from around North America to close the gap between Agile and traditional project management. The summit will provide challenging technology sessions that will cause Traditional project managers and executives in attendance to pause and consider Agile and cause Agile leaders to understand and build the bridge to the Traditional approaches.

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Code4PA Hackathon

Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2017 ; Nov. 4, 2017