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Hot New Programs We Love

A glimpse at what's to come in 2018

The beginning of a new year is a great time to create and refine your personal and professional resolutions (even if you’ve already let one slip). And while you don’t have to wait to usher in a new year to refocus or set new goals, sometimes it’s the spark you need to bring you growth and success all year long.

Here at GTPE, we closely monitor the latest industry trends to ensure we bring you the best for your lifelong learning. One of the hottest tech trends we are most excited about this year is CYBERSECURITY.

The U.S. News and World Report rank information security analysis as second in its 10 best technology jobs for 2018. However, there is a dangerous shortage of qualified cybersecurity workers in the U.S. with a predicted global shortage of two million cybersecurity professionals by next year.

We've made it one of our resolutions to address this gap and help establish a highly skilled global cybersecurity workforce. We'll be offering boot camps, courses, and certificates to help educate you at every stage of your career. Or if you're ready to make the leap to an online master's degree in this field, let us know.

So, whether you're hoping to hack the cyber gap, or you're letting your curiosity point you in other new directions, we hope you find something you love with GTPE this year.

Here’s a glimpse at 20 new boot camps, certificates, and courses to get you started.


Boot Camps

  1. Georgia Tech Data Science and Analytics Boot Camp
  2. Start Date: May 15
    Location: Atlanta, GA

    With the rise of data in today’s economy, this part-time program focuses on teaching you the practical and technical skills needed to analyze and solve complex analytics and visualization problems.

  3. Georgia Tech Cyber and Network Security Boot Camp
  4. Start Date: June 19
    Location: Atlanta, GA

    This challenging, part-time program takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security in just 24 weeks.


  1. Manufacturing Leadership Certificate
  2. Build your knowledge and skills so that you are equipped to lead, improve, and sustain your organization's long-term operational and business performance while creating your future in manufacturing.

  3. Procurement and Supply Management Certificate
  4. Lead your company to successfully navigate the complexities, risks, and rewards of the modern global sourcing environment. Special emphasis will be placed on topics such as negotiation skills, bid package development, supplier selection, and contracting excellence.

  5. Project Management Evening Certificate
  6. Advance your career as a project management professional without taking time off work! Our entire Project Management Certificate will be offered in the evenings throughout the spring and summer. The certificate will also help you prepare to take the Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM) exams.


  1. Fundamentals Concepts for Energy Management (Energy)
  2. Access Begins: Feb. 1
    Location: Online

    This course will help you acquire the basic knowledge required for the Certified Practitioner in Energy Management Systems (CP EnMS) Training and certification exam.

  3. Cyber Risk Management for Decision Makers (Cyber Security)
  4. Dates: Feb. 14-15
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Cyber Security Certificate

    Are you ready to learn a better way to protect your code and company’s data? This course – designed with executives, directors, and managers in mind – will help you better understand the issues and concerns surrounding cyber risk management.

  5. Project Management Introduction: Fundamentals to Successful Projects (Management)
  6. Dates: March 13-22 (Evenings)
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Project Management Certificate

    Project success depends upon following a consistent and repeated structured approach. This course introduces you to the principles and practices of disciplined project management.

  7. Protecting Your Organization from Insider Threats (Cyber Security)
  8. Dates: March 13-14
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Cyber Security Certificate

    In today’s information-centric environment, protecting organizational data from deliberate or unintentional disclosure is paramount. This course will provide a foundation to understand Insider Threat and how organizations can protect themselves.

  9. Electromagnetic Materials and their Measurement: RAM, Radome, and RAS (Defense)
  10. Dates: March 20-22
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Electronic Warfare Technology Certificate and the Test & Evaluation Certificate

    This course introduces the physical concepts that govern electromagnetic materials, composites, and metamaterials. You’ll be provided knowledge to various modeling and measurement software and gain experience in the measurement of magnetic and dielectric materials.

  11. Project Management: Managing Risk and Procurement (Management)
  12. Dates: April 3-19 (Evenings)
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Project Management Certificate

    Managing uncertainties can be a critical aspect of project success. This course will teach you how to reduce negative risk exposure in your projects and enhance opportunities by using effective risk management and procurement processes.

  13. Best Practices in Workforce Development: Building Your Team for World-Class Performance (Manufacturing)
  14. Date: May 2
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

    From the executive ranks to frontline associates, developing people is at the core of building a great company. This one-day training will examine ways to train and coach employees as part of a strategic plan for organizational excellence.

  15. Streamlining the Project Management Process for Manufacturing (Manufacturing)
  16. Date: May 9
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Manufacturing Leadership Certificate

    Discover efficient project management techniques focused on reducing risk, improving communication, and reducing project completion times.

  17. Project Management: Communicating within Teams (Management)
  18. Dates: May 15-24 (Evenings)
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Project Management Certificate

    Effective communication within teams is purposeful and managed. This course explores the processes for effectively managing project communication and the techniques for dealing with individual styles.

  19. Certified Agile Leader I (Management)
  20. Dates: May 22-23, Dec. 3-4
    Location: Atlanta, GA

    You know traditional Waterfall development, but what about Agile solutions? This course will teach you the policies, procedures, roles, and structure to adapt and enable agility in your organization.

  21. Safety and Health Standards for the Maritime Industry (Occupational Safety & Health)
  22. Dates: June 4-8
    Location: Savannah, GA

    Receive an introduction and overview of the standards related to maritime activities such as shipyards, marine terminals, and longshoring operations. This course will help you to recognize, evaluate, and control hazards that are applicable to the industry.

  23. Project Management: Delivering Scope on Time and within Budget (The Triple Constraints) (Management)
  24. Dates: Aug. 7-23 (Evenings)
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Project Management Certificate

    Balancing the triple constraint of scope, schedule, and cost often becomes the key to success in projects. This course prepares you to face these competing forces by applying the knowledge and tools needed to manage scope expectations within realistic project schedules and budgets.

  25. Applied Systems Engineering Planning from Start to Finish for Defense and Federal Acquisitions (Defense)
  26. Dates:Sept. 11-14
    Location: Huntsville, AL

    Build upon your systems engineering knowledge to develop the practical ability to apply systems engineering and technical planning throughout a program’s acquisition lifecycle.

  27. Permit Required Confined Space Entry and Rescue Level 2 (Occupational Safety & Health)
  28. Dates: Sept. 18-20
    Location: Smyrna, GA

    This course will teach you the technical rescue and recovery of victims trapped in a confined space or in a place only accessible through a confined space. You’ll have the opportunity to practice entering and rescuing victims trapped in vessels with both horizontal and vertical rescue scenarios using a confined space prop.

  29. DoD Simulations for RF Electronic Warfare (Defense)
  30. Dates: Oct. 23-25
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Earn a Credential: Part of the Electronic Warfare Technology Certificate and the Modeling & Simulation Certificate

    Explore various Department of Defense-managed simulations and their application to defense research in acquisition, tactics development, and technique optimization.