Future Skills Academy

Course Code
Future-Skills

Digital technologies are continually reshaping today's businesses, from marketing through maintenance, and product development through service delivery. Curious leaders must understand the evolving business implications and continuously build new perspectives and capabilities to ensure competitive advantage.

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  • Program Type Academy Program
  • Certificate Type FlexCert Available
  • Format Self-Paced Online
  • CEUs 4
  • PDUs 40
  • Fees $3,600
Future Skills Academy

Digital technologies are continually reshaping today's businesses, from marketing through maintenance, and product development through service delivery. Curious leaders must understand the evolving business implications and continuously build new perspectives and capabilities to ensure competitive advantage.

Future Skills Academy

Program Experience

The Future Skills Academy program can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Future Skills Academy, you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Whether it's strategy and innovation, AI and machine learning, or analytics and cloud computing, these courses are ideal for any general business professional. With a perfect blend of insights from expert instructors, these courses can benefit people in functions such as finance, human resources, legal, or operations. With continuing education credit also available, this is an unbeatable opportunity to grow your understanding of global technology trends.

Take advantage of this unique program now with the knowledge you’ll be earning a certificate from Caltech if you complete any 10 of the 18 available electives. No need to complete all ten, if you just need some targeted topic awareness. Each on-demand microlearning course is 4-hours and utilizes built-in quizes. Learn at your own pace. No application required. No rigid semester schedule.

Sign up now for the Caltech Future Skills Academy program and kickstart your journey toward becoming a 21st-century professional!

Benefits

How it works is simple. You can learn at your own pace and earn a certificate by completing any ten courses. Each course consists of nine modules, and after completing each module, there are short quizzes to reinforce what you've learned. This approach aims to make learning more comfortable, engaging, and convenient for those who want to upskill or learn something new. You can customize your learning experience and choose from various topics that fit your interests and passions. The process is straightforward and you're in control of your learning journey.

Enroll for courses on the Caltech Future Skills Academy portal at https://future.ctme.caltech.edu/. Each course carries 0.04 Continuing Education Units. Upon completion of each course, you will receive a Letter of Completion from Caltech to support tuition assistance programs or reimbursement from your employer.

The Future Skills Academy program can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Future Skills Academy, you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Topics

Future Skills Academy covers a wide range of topics meant to provide you more awareness of business and technology trends. Each topic below is a separate microlearning elective.

Technology:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Analytics
  • Multi-Dimensional Data Modeling
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Systems Thinking
  • Virtual & Augmented Reality

Strategy:

  • Agility & Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Future of Work
  • Innovation Frameworks
  • Leading Change
  • Marketing Mindsets & Skills
  • New World People Manager
  • Platform Strategy
  • Supply Chain Fundamentals
Who Should Attend

The public Caltech Future Skills Academy caters to business professionals across a wide range of roles, including general management, administration, finance, HR, legal, and operations. Additionally, engineers, scientists, and technologists can leverage the introductory material to expand their domain knowledge and share valuable insights with their teams, fostering foundational learning on critical topics.

As a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) member, you can energize your future skills through the new SHRM Specialty Credentials in Advanced Technology or Strategy, part of the SHRM-Caltech Future Skills Academy. Specialty Credentials are an approved professional development activity for recertification credits towards your SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® certification. Enrollment in SHRM Specialty Credentials is only through the SHRM Store.