Professional Development, computer training, and online training

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Owens offers three categories of Online training course from our network providers.

Career Training Courses

Online Certificates - New Fall 2014!

Go to: Career Training Courses

Over 300 online courses designed by college instructors will provide the skills necessary to enter a new field or advance your current career. These affordable courses include instructor feedback and are scheduled for specific registration periods. To view the catalog and register, click here.

Professional Development Training

Go to: Professional Development Training Courses

Choose from a wide range of highly interactive professional development courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses include expert instructors. To view the catalog and register, click here. These courses focus on the following learning areas:

  • Management and Corporate
  • Media and Design
  • Hospitality and Service
  • Skilled Trades and Industrial

Consider over 1000 cost-affordable, non-credit, continuing education courses as low as $79 per course. You can start a course at any time or be on a fixed schedule. You have access to the course for a whole year so you can take your own refresher! Popular courses include Business Writing, ECO Broker Certification, Technical Communication, and Supply Chain Management courses - among many others! To view the catalog and register, click here.

Industry Online Certificates

Click the following link for our complete list of our Industry Online Certificates.

Is Online Learning for You?

Answer YES to any of these questions to identify your success with online learning:

  • Do you have self-discipline and motivation?
    Be able to pace yourself and keep up with assignments.
  • Are you able to commit time each day or week to your online course(s)?
    Be able set aside time to keep up with your daily or weekly assignments.
  • Do you have good communication skills and can express ideas in writing?
    Be able to express yourself in writing? Online courses require good writing skills.
  • Do you feel comfortable discussing course problems with your instructors?
    Be able to discuss course problems using online technology with your instructor.
  • Are you comfortable using computers?
    Be capable of word processing and use the internet.
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