Companies in numerous industries use data-driven decision making to transform strategic plans into smart operational practices and fuel growth. Learn how a software company deployed a data-driven decision-making approach at each stage of forecasting, execution, and tracking.
12/08/2022 – 12/08/2022
UMKC TalentLink provides expert-led professional development and training for those seeking practical career skills and knowledge. TalentLink also works directly with local businesses to upskill employees and develop talent. Training courses and certificate programs are available in-person and virtually, instructor-led or self-paced, and can be tailored and designed to meet an employer’s development needs.
Whether your goal is to advance your career, change fields, or improve your team’s performance, UMKC TalentLink can help you achieve your goals.
UMKC TalentLink can help you achieve your goals. We offer courses, workshops, and certificate programs that help you build practical career skills. Get the training you need with short, focused training. Learn more below.
Invest in employee training to build skills, improve performance and business competitiveness, and retain employees. TalentLink works directly with businesses to upskill employees and provide training that meets your development needs.
Enhance your professional skills through our non-credit courses. Earn a certificate to advance your career and reach your goals through virtual and in-person training that is instructor led or self-paced.
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UMKC TalentLink provides several courses that include a certificate upon completion. A recent survey underscored how valuable and prevalent alternate credentials have become for U.S. employers and workers. We share some key findings below based on recent research.
Understanding accounting and finance terminology is an essential skill for leaders and managers throughout an organization. Taught by UMKC faculty Dr. Nathan Mauck and business leader William Kay, the Essential Financial Skills Certificate consists of four live instructor-led courses that demystify financial terminology.
UMKC TalentLink commissioned research on professional development and learning among large employers and executives in the Kansas City region. Findings indicated that project management and data analytics are two of the top priorities that people seek to develop career skills.
Demand for data analysts isn’t slowing down anytime soon. Hiring of data analysts and operations analysts is projected to grow 25 percent through 2030, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Analysts play a vital role in banking, insurance, healthcare, and industries that rely on data to forecast growth and interpret trends.
Work experience alone isn’t always enough to advance your career in a changing industry. Tuan Tran has worked in the property and casualty insurance industry for nearly twelve years. He knew he needed to acquire data analysis skills as part of his professional growth. Tran earned a promotion to a data analyst position on the operations team at his employer after completing several courses at UMKC.
Companies continue to struggle with hiring and retaining quality employees during the Great Resignation. More than ever, retaining employees is critical for companies to maintain smooth operations, stay competitive, and plan for growth. UMKC TalentLink provides professional development that helps business invest in their people and retain employees. It’s a critical strategy for a challenging time.
Real-world experience meets practical knowledge in the upcoming course Introduction to Data Analytics. Dr. Alex Francisco (PhD, University of Missouri Kansas City), senior population health scientist and statistician at the Kansas City Health Department, leads the non-degree course.
Have questions? We have answers. Reach out to the UMKC TalentLink team. We’re happy to help guide you to information, resources, and solutions to meet your needs.