Join us for CERTIFIED Academy: Business 2024

A new year means new opportunities to learn and grow! We’re so excited to kick off 2024 with our CERTIFIED Academy: Business course. And if you prepare the next generation of business professionals, this is the course for you.

What is CERTIFIED Academy: Business?

An immersive online professional development program for business educators, CERTIFIED Academy: Business provides the opportunity to learn from your fellow business educators and industry professionals and, if you opt for the paid access, certify your own skills.

From now through March, we’ll be hosting training sessions to help you learn from business education experts and industry professionals. Discover new ways of teaching, and dive into useful classroom resources. Plus, registered participants will receive a professional development certificate, allowing you to demonstrate the hours you spent learning and growing through CERTIFIED Academy.

Keep scrolling to see the full line-up below, and register here.

Webinar Schedule

Teaching Project Management in your CTE Classroom

A report issued by the Project Management Institute (PMI) found that there will be a demand for 25 million project management professionals globally by 2030. That translates to roughly 2.3 million new project management positions a year.

In this session, sponsored by the PMI Project Management ReadyTM program, CERTIFIED Ambassador and veteran educator Jenny Mohess will discuss how she embedded project management teaching and certification into her CTE courses. Discover how students and professionals alike can benefit from project management teaching.

Date: January 17, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM ET
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Embedding Communication Teaching into Your Curriculum

This session, sponsored by the Communication Skills for Business program, features a panel discussion with business education professionals, where we’ll discuss how you can help empower students with valuable communication and soft skills. You’ll also learn how to build students’ digital emotional intelligence, making them effective communicators and employees in the modern workplace.

Date: January 31, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM ET
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Teaching Entrepreneurship across Career Clusters

Students need to see that business, particularly entrepreneurship, is everywhere! And National Entrepreneurship Week, happening February 10-17, is the ideal time to celebrate entrepreneurs. In this webinar, sponsored by the Entrepreneurship and Small Business program, we’ll be discussing the importance of entrepreneurship education. Whether your students want to open their own businesses or not, discover how entrepreneurship training will help ensure tomorrow's leaders are prepared with the tools to navigate tomorrow’s competitive landscape.

Date: February 14, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM ET
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Exploring Workforce Readiness through Project-Based Learning with MOS

Join our panel discussion, sponsored by Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), where leading educators will discuss strategies to harness the power of project-based learning and MOS certification, helping prepare students for the demands of the workforce and post-secondary education. Listen to student success stories, discover effective tools, and acquire practical insights to enhance student success rates, teacher effectiveness, and program efficiency.

Date: February 28, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM ET
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Introduction to the New Meta Certified Digital Marketing Associate Certification

You’re teaching tomorrow’s marketing professionals. It’s crucial to prepare them with the skills they will need in their future careers. According to an article from LinkedIn, social media and digital marketing skills are ranked first and third respectively among the most in-demand skills for today’s marketers.

Join this session to get all the details about our newest certification program: the Meta Certified Digital Marketing Associate certification. Learn what’s covered on the new exam, plus what curriculum and practice test resources are available for your classroom.

Date: March 13, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM ET
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Building Learners’ Life and Career Skills with the Intuit Personal Finance Certification

According to a Greenlight survey, 74% of teens surveyed reported that they don’t feel confident in their personal finance knowledge and yet, 73% reported wanting to learn more! Personal finance is a hot topic. Not only among students but within schools and governments. As a teacher, you can make a difference that goes beyond the classroom.

Join us for an insightful session on the Intuit Personal Finance certification. We’ll dive into the impact of personal finance education on students, teaching tools that are available, topics covered in the exam, and how integrating it into your curriculum can equip students with essential skills and the confidence to make savvy financial decisions in their personal and professional spheres.

Date: March 27, 2024
Time: 1:00 PM ET
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Don’t worry if one of the dates or times listed won’t work with your schedule. Register and you’ll get first access to a recorded presentation to view on your own time. We can’t wait to learn with all of you!