Professional and Continuing Education (PACE)

Gardner-Webb University is known for undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for successful careers. Building on our nationally recognized academic strength, and under the leadership of world-class faculty, the Professional and Continuing Education program offers very specific, non-credit courses to enhance the skill levels of professionals ranging from entry level to mid-management, executive, and beyond.

These courses provide you with real world capabilities, based on current trends and research, that will advance your career and improve your effectiveness.

The Professional and Continuing Education Program offers certificate programs, as well as fully customized training modules in partnership with partner corporations.

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IBM Artificial Intelligence

IBM Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Block Chain:  This workshop will address how to develop a roadmap for an organization to gain strategic advantage through the use of different kinds of artificial intelligence (AI), the capabilities and limitations of blockchain technology, enabling you to assess which business problems it can solve, a framework for a blockchain-based strategy that addresses a challenge within your own business context, evaluate the appropriateness of a business application for machine learning, and assess the impact of AI on the future of work and society.

Microsoft Certification: Excel 1

A certificate program designed for all who wish to know how to use Excel for their business, school or place of work. Microsoft Excel is software that lets you create, view, edit, and share information and data quickly and easily. Manage spreadsheets, tables and workbooks with this powerful tool from Microsoft.  

Paralegal Certificate

A Certificate in Paralegal Studies will help you pursue a career in legal services. Students will learn an overview of the law, and will receive training to prepare legal documents, conduct research, interview witnesses, and assist in preparation for litigation.

The 5-week program is designed for those looking to increase their knowledge and training in the legal workplace, or seeking a career as a paralegal.

SAP TS410 Certification

SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software. With a command of SAP, you have employment opportunities across 25 industries including energy and national resources, financial services, manufacturing, healthcare, public services, and services industries. This is a ten-week full time program of hands on instruction.  Students complete 5 non-credit courses.

Available to transitioning soldiers, veterans and traditional students. Completion of the program and passing the TS 410 Certificate exam will result in SAP Certification.

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SAP Certification Bootcamp

“The course provided me with a priceless opportunity to meet and interact with active duty and veterans of various branches of the armed forces, as well as other individuals who are doing amazing things in their careers and lives. It also provided me the opportunity to learn a new skill that will compliment my current skill set and allow me to have broader opportunities for roles throughout several different industry types.” - Corey L. Brown

“I didn’t anticipate learning and retaining quality material, but the curriculum really worked. The long hours created a bond with the other students and instructors that has definitely impacted my life for the better.” - Vanessa Green