Have you ever thought that you’d like to take more educational courses but didn’t need an entire degree’s worth of classes? It’s completely understandable, and that’s why Brighton offers our Personal Development courses.
What Are Personal Development Courses?
Brighton’s Personal Development courses are individual classes based on a specific area of study. These courses allow you to gain additional skills, build your resume, work towards advancement in your career or a promotion at your job, or simply continue your education.
You can find these individual courses in Business, Allied Health, or Paralegal Studies, on subjects such as medical office procedures, advanced selling techniques, and intellectual property (plus many more!).
Each course can be completed in up to 8 weeks and is entirely online. This allows you the ultimate flexibility in deciding when and where to complete the assignments so you can stay on track with your responsibilities while improving yourself and your employability.
Why Should You Take Personal Development Courses?
Improve Employability. Taking development courses not only proves to employers that you are dedicated to your career path, but it also allows you to gain more skills and keep up with the evolutions in your industry. In such a fast-paced world, new technology and policies constantly require professionals to stay up-to-date in their knowledge and skill sets. Making the initiative to continue your education improves your employability in multiple ways.
Improve Your Skills. Whether you’ve been continuously working in your industry or if you’ve taken a break and want to get back to work, development courses can help. Taking a course can sharpen and build upon the skills you’ve already been honing during your career, or it can help get you back into the game if you’ve taken a few years off.
Build Your Resume. If you’re looking to make a job switch to advance your career, adding personal development courses can help make your resume more attractive to hiring managers and give you an edge over other candidates. It shows employers you have the necessary skills and the dedication to your work.
Job Promotion. Maybe you’re looking to get a promotion at work and you need a little extra help to convince your managers you’re the one for the job. Having a personal development course (or more) on your resume can help convince your higher-ups that you have the abilities to fill the role.
Continuing Education. If you already have a degree and are looking to get another one, or if you don’t have a degree yet and would like one but can’t commit to a full degree program, personal development courses are the perfect way to dip your toes in the water before making the dive. Plus, if you take Brighton’s personal development courses and decide to continue on with Brighton for your degree program, the courses you’ve already taken will count towards your degree.
Whatever your needs or purposes, or wherever you’re at in your personal and professional life, personal development courses can help you take the next step without the full-time commitment. Whether you need to build your resume, improve your employability, gain more skills, or start the process for continuing your education, there is a personal development course for you.