AIGA Career Growth Certificate

AIGA progressional development

Certificate Description

These career building courses cover critical professional skills to help all workers plan, build, and manage their career path for optimal success, covering skills such as resume writing, interviewing, networking, and how to put your best foot forward when starting a new role.

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Price

Non member: $299
AIGA member: $199
Chapter leader: $139
First 20 members: $169
    

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Career Growth

Courses Included in this Certificate

  • Personal Branding
  • Networking for Success
  • Finding Purpose in Your Career
  • Ace Your Job Search!
  • The First 30 Days

Key Features

Testimonials:
"Helpful learning for the job search preparation and building up your resume. Very helpful in starting a new business and having your own website. Thank you for this opportunity to take those three courses online."—Idajet C.

"Very good, straightforward content that addresses not only common networking tactics but also areas of particular challenge, including introversion and the inability to network in person. I wish I could make this course available for some of my clients."—Carol P.

"This was probably the best online training I have ever experienced. The various teaching methods - videos, charts, straight text, multiple choice questions, and the game show - were so much fun and made the training go quickly. It kept things interesting, and I enjoyed it thoroughly."—Christine S.

    Non member: $299
    AIGA member: $199
    Chapter leader: $139
    First 20 members: $169    

    You may request a refund up to five (5) days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.

    IACET CEUs: 1.7 (Contact Hours: 17 hours)
    HRCI Credits: 9 (Type: General: 9)
    SHRM PDCs: 17

    Courses are offered in collaboration/partnership with MindEdge, a leading online learning platform that has served over 3 million learners.

    Access Time: 365 days

    Estimated time to complete the course: 17 hours
     

    Frequently Asked Questions

      Lifelong learning is critical for designers, and as design association, AIGA wants to help both design professionals and the profession. We heard from our community that professional development is valued more than anything else. We also learned from our research efforts that there are some non-design specific competency gaps that designers would need to close to best position themselves to advance their careers and the overall profession. AIGA is here to help with the launch of a new pilot program that offers courses for the creative professional. We will continue to improve and build on this initiative with a lean approach, along with your support and collaboration. We encourage you to join the pilot program and please share your insights as we aim to continue listening, learning, and improving this new membership benefit.

      In partnership with the leading online learning platform, MindEdge, AIGA is offering courses that will help creative professionals identify business needs and grow future goals. MindEdge has a comprehensive catalog of professional development courses and certificates for busy professionals. Through this partnership, AIGA is able to offer this benefit to members.  

       

        During the pilot rollout, all learning will be asynchronous. Once you enroll in the course, you will also have exclusive access to the AIGA course community to network, connect, and learn with your peers. Our goal is to share additional resources and offer optional activities to help customize the learning experience to your specific situation. As part of the pilot program, we will offer a few optional live sessions to meet/greet other learners and learn in action through conversations with your design peers.

          Registration is simple, just follow the steps below:

          1. Select your course, pay, and you'll receive an automatic confirmation/receipt with instructions on how to start learning.

          2. You will also receive an email from AIGA's concierge learning services with onboarding information and instructions, including your login and password for access to the learning community. 

          • The community component is hosted by AIGA + Next Thought.
          • On-demand learning will occur within the AIGA + MindEdge Learning Management System.

          3. Start learning!

          • Take your on-demand course when it works best for your schedule.
          • Join the exclusive course community to network with peers.
          • Watch for more professional development opportunities from AIGA.

            Additional courses will be coming in the next weeks and months. Please send a note to learn@aiga.org with questions about the courses and we will help you find what you need. 

              The easiest way to give back to the AIGA community is to gift a course to a fellow AIGA member. It is easy! Simply add the name and contact information for the person you wish to give the course to within the application and we will send them the information to join.

                Please reach out to learn@aiga.org and we can share information on in-company solutions. 

                  Please reach out to learn@aiga.org and we will be happy to share information on potential solutions and pricing. 

                    Please reach out to learn@aiga.org. If you are an educator provider, education institution, or training center looking to promote your courses, increase credibility of your offers, and set standards for the profession, AIGA maybe able to help offer a solution. 

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