Care of Populations: Leadership and Systems Thinking badge

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The Care of Populations: Leadership and Systems Thinking badge program consistent with collaborative approaches are essential and need to be part of organizations that interest with the larger public health system. This badge will introduce six key practices of collaborative leadership: Assessing the Environment, Creating Clarity, Sharing Power and Influence, Building Trust, Self Reflection, and Developing People. Course activities will build collaborative and team-oriented leadership capacity among public health professionals as well as diverse state and local community partners.

Employees at WSU may also apply for tuition assistance through July 1 to cover the cost of the badge program in the fall.

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

ASL in Healthcare Settings: Introduction to Healthcare Interpreting badge

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The ASL in Healthcare Settings: Introduction to Healthcare Interpreting and ASL in Healthcare Settings: Medical Terminology badge programs are designed to promote an infusion of resources related to interpreting in healthcare. It will serve as an introduction to the benefits and challenges of interpreting in healthcare settings in an effort to prepare interpreters in making well- informed decisions about their readiness and qualifications for interpreting in these settings.

Employees at WSU may also apply for tuition assistance through July 1 to cover the cost of the badge program in the fall.

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Successful Grantwriting 101: Narrative Writing and Budgets badge

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The Successful Grantwriting 101: Narrative Writing and Budgets badge program is a comprehensive introduction to grantwriting. Topics include developing grant opportunities based on your organization’s strategic plan, researching grantmakers (funders), using the Request for Proposals (RFP) for successful project and proposal planning, understanding persuasive narrative writing, preparing the project budget, and optimizing the proposal for re-submission if it is rejected.

Additionally, the Successful Grantwriting 101: Theory and Practice badge program will offer a big-picture approach, more theoretical than the first, hands-on introductory course. Students will engage in discovery learning, focusing on online and library research. The assignments are designed to assist students as grant writers in developing a supportive theoretical structure for their project development and proposal writing processes.

Employees at WSU may also apply for tuition assistance through July 1 to cover the cost of the badge program in the fall.

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The Diversity at Work series of badges offer essential information about diverse populations and best practices in providing opportunities for all employees. Badges included in this series are:

Employees at WSU may also apply for tuition assistance through July 1 to cover the cost of the badge program in the fall.

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Mind and Movement badge

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The Mind and Movement badge program introduces the interaction between physical exercise and mental, emotional and spiritual well-being, including an overview of potential therapeutic uses in workplace wellness, and use as a complementary modality for serving people struggling to manage stress, anxiety, depression, addiction or PTSD. Movement as a strategy for maintaining and enhancing cognitive function and memory across the lifespan is addressed. Both scholarly literature and real-world examples of the application of physical activity are employed. Course content includes opportunities for personal application of the concepts and discussion of the possibilities for professional use.

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The Composite Structural Engineering Technology badge program provides the students with the background knowledge related to composite material applications, materials, processes, manufacturing, structural design, proof of structures, maintenance, Aeroelastic issues, crashworthiness, fire safety and lightning protection. This course serves as a foundation course for the follow-on courses which elaborate on the aforementioned topics.

Additionally, the CMfgT/CSET Hands-On Lab badge program provides students with hands-on experiences on prepreg cutting, manual layup and bagging of simple laminated composite parts, non-destructive inspection and scarf repair. And there is a series of four badge programs available covering safety awareness in composite manufacturing technology:

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace. 

The Professional Writing Series: Writing for Social Media badge program emphasizes how to successfully write for various social media mediums. Using open educational learning materials, students will learn how to develop a unique and professional social media tone that is directly applicable to their field of business. Students will also learn about the proper written composition for social media, discuss them, have written social media opportunities and ultimately produce a professional blog site of their own.

Additionally, the Professional Writing Series: Editing Social Media badge program emphasizes how to successfully edit personal social media accounts to highlight professionalism. Using open educational learning materials, students will learn how to analyze personal social media accounts for unprofessionalism in images and text. Students will also learn about professional social media accounts and how they can be utilized in job searches and for professional networking.

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

  • The Overview of Exporting badge program covers the basics of exporting. This includes the importance of exports, potential barriers to exports, evaluating export markets and sources for export related market research.
  • The Modes of Entry into Foreign Markets badge program introduces students to the different possible methods of entering foreign markets and evaluates these in terms of different products and services. It also describes ways in which foreign market partners can be identified and evaluated.
  • The Managing Across Cultures badge program will introduce what culture is and how it affects businesses. Badge information will include core concepts of overview of cultures, understanding cultural frameworks and using these frameworks to understand how different aspects of culture affect businesses.
  • The Globalizations and Its Implications badge program will discuss globalization, its causes and its impact on different stakeholders. Badge content will include an analysis of the history of globalization, and its effects, both positive and negative, on different stakeholders in society.

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The Human Resource Management series of badges will teach students about various aspects of the human resources field. Badges included in this series are:

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.

Introduction to Criminal Justice: Courts badge

Wichita State’s badge program makes workforce training and continuing education accessible and affordable. Each badge is designed with the practicing professional in mind so coursework can be completed online and at your own pace.

The Introduction to Criminal Justice series of badges provides an introduction to criminal justice with an emphasis on different aspects of the field. Courses use open educational resource (OER) materials. Badges included in this series are:

To register for a badge program, follow the admission/enrollment instructions. For additional assistance, fill out the badge form and a representative from WSU will contact you to assist you with the admission and enrollment process.