Great Plains College has partnerships with two organizations that specialize in microcredentials - short-term online training opportunities through Ed2go and Learning Resource Network (LERN). These partnerships allow the college to offer you even more online learning options where you can gain practical skills and certificates to advance your career.
In today’s competitive job market, continuous professional development is essential to get ahead and gain the skills/insights that today’s employers are looking for. These programs and courses provide access to the latest knowledge, trends and innovations to keep you up to date in your place of employment or profession. The convenience of online education is helping individuals to enrich their skill sets and prepare for new or upgraded jobs.
We encourage you to explore our partners’ extensive course catalogues for your personal or professional interests – in most cases, all you need to start is an email address and a reliable internet service. Learn when and where it is most convenient for you by registering for one of the many online opportunities available.
Ed2Go offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. They are designed to help you learn new personal and professional skills, or enhance or existing ones. These courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient and geared just for you. All of the courses are hosted by expert instructors and are designed for flexible enrolment year-round.
There are two ways to learn to meet your needs. You have the choice of courses that are instructor-led which start each month and allow you to study and interact with a cohort over a six-week schedule. For the independent learner, the self-paced courses provide access to all lessons immediately with up to three months to complete.
Ed2Go has an extensive catalogue of online courses and programs related to personal development, business, personal care, leisure activities, finance, computer applications, information technology, academic upgrading, writing, arts and design, hospitality and many others.
Learn more about Ed2Go’s professional and personal development learning opportunities and to register.
Learning Resource Network (LERN)
Get the skills you need to succeed in the 21st century and advance your career – participate anytime day or evening, from any computer and earn a certificate. In partnership with UGotClass, a division of LERN, the college offers a variety of non-credit professional development courses and certificates in an online format that are provided by expert instructors.
LERN’s UGotClass program provides courses and certificates in high-demand fields such as business, management, data analysis, digital marketing, social media, law office management, professional sales, customer service, healthcare and many others.
Visit the UGotClass webpage for a full listing of available courses and to register.