Top Courses You Loved in 2017

10 totally-worth-it courses to boost your credentials

December 08, 2017 | By Gordana Goudie
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More than 26,000 professionals come to GTPE each year to receive their continuing education and the options have never been better – or more affordable. Whether you want to pick up new technical skills or earn a certification for a promotion, online courses offer a great budget-friendly alternative to the conventional degree.

Check out which of our professional development courses you loved the most this year:

  1. Coding Boot Camp (Computing)
  2. If you complete this 24-week Georgia Tech Coding Boot Camp course, you earn the Full Stack Flex Web Development Certificate. Develop in-demand coding skills and become a full-stack web developer in six months!

  3. Introduction to Malware Analysis (Cybersecurity)
  4. This course is one of the elective options for the Cyber Security Certificate. The focus is on understanding malicious software and protecting your organization against it.

  5. Principles of Modern Radar (Defense)
  6. Learn about radar principles, systems, and the basics of radar technology. Take this course on its own or as part of the Radar Signal Processing & Techniques Certificate.

  7. IEDC Business Retention and Expansion (Economic Development)
  8. Find out how to address the needs of local businesses to keep them within your community. You can apply this course toward the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) certification and the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification Maintenance (CM) credits.

  9. Electrical Engineering: Preparation for the PE Exam, Power Option (Engineering)
  10. If you’re taking the Professional Engineer Examination (engineering portion, power option), this course is an ideal refresher in the fundamentals of electrical engineering.

  11. Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) (Management)
  12. Learn about Agile principles, implement Scrum, and empower your team to produce quality products and services. This course is one of many aimed at professionals seeking to transform their organizations and their careers. See our other management offerings.

  13. VET² Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Program (Military)
  14. Take advantage of this program for veterans transitioning to civilian life – and build high-demand skills to secure post-service employment. Find out how to register for Georgia Tech Veterans, Education, Training and Transition (VET²) programs.

  15. Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry (Occupational Safety and Health)
  16. Choose this course for an overview of OSHA policies, procedures, and standards for the construction industry, as well as safety and health principles. Explore Occupational Safety and Health certificate programs – or go all the way and earn a Professional Masters in Occupational Safety and Health.

  17. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (Six Sigma)
  18. Complete this course, earn your Green Belt, and return to your organization with the tools and know-how to implement the Six Sigma approach to your projects. Take this course as a standalone or go further and take other Six Sigma certifications.

  19. Supply Chain Management Principles (Online) (Supply Chain and Logistics)
  20. This self-paced online course covers the basics of supply chain and supply chain’s roles within organizations. Start here and move on to earn a Supply Chain and Logistics Certificate as you build your career in this field.