Denison Edge Program: Upcoming Programs

Level up with a Denison Edge Program.


Workshop: Financial Planning for Beginners
Virtual

If you’re looking to take control and get comfortable with your finances, this workshop is a great first step. Learn how to make financial decisions by reflecting on your personal values and how they can influence your financial outcomes.

Accelerator: Intro to Excel
Virtual

Explore and get comfortable navigating in Microsoft Excel and learn to employ Excel for your basic data processing needs.

Workshop: Budgeting Bootcamp
Virtual

Practice crafting your personal financial statements and a budget to set you on the path to personal financial success.

Credential: Logistics & Supply Chain Management
In-person

This course provides an overview of the key terms, processes, concepts, and methodologies used within Logistics and Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Credential: Financial Management
In-person

Many decisions you make have financial significance. Learn how financial concepts relate to organizational success.

Accelerator: Data Visualization in Excel
Virtual

Data visualization is more than building graphs, it’s determining how to showcase your business problems, opportunities, strategy, etc.

Credential: Business Analytics
In-person

Gain in-depth knowledge in the emerging field of analytics in business. *Click “details” to browse and enroll in 2023 Spring or Summer

Credential: Marketing & Brand Strategy
In-person

Learn how to drive value through marketing, with a focus on brand strategy.

Credential: Marketing Communications
In-person

Gain a strong understanding of marketing and communication principles to help your brand and business grow.

Workshop: Money Management
Virtual

A bank is an important ally as you move along your personal finance life cycle. Practice navigating your checking/savings and online banking account to assist you in developing pragmatic cash management habits.

Workshop: Building Graphs in Microsoft Excel
Virtual

Microsoft Excel allows you to communicate and handle information with much more impact than raw numbers alone. You will get more from your data by learning how to build graphs in Microsoft Excel, from straight-forward to complex.

Workshop: Credit Management
Virtual

Establishing a robust and stellar credit history early can help make your downstream credit rating work for you! Gain valuable practices evaluating various credit options, terms, and amortization tables to avoid creating a dastardly interest expense fiasco.

Workshop: Storytelling with Data
Virtual

The data speaks for itself, but does it really? Inspire, influence, and inform your audience by building a compelling narrative based on data and analytics through storytelling.

Workshop: Crisis Communication
In-person

Are you prepared for an unexpected crisis at your organization? Learn to manage the message clearly and quickly when in crisis-mode.

Workshop: Income Taxes & Insurance
Virtual

Well-informed tax planning affects what gets sent to Uncle Sam. Protecting your hard-earned assets makes good common sense and pays off.

Workshop: Investments & Retirement
Virtual

Get practice evaluating various investment opportunities, risk/return tradeoffs, life-cycle investment decisions, and time value of money considerations to build the future nest egg of your dreams.

Accelerator: Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel
Virtual

Learn how to build and use pivot tables, pivot graphs, and efficiently produce summary statistics from your data sets.

Accelerator: Financial Statements for Decision Making
Virtual

Learn how balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows facilitate decision-making in business.

Credential: Foundations of Accounting
In-person

Understanding Financial and Managerial Accounting is a game changer for anyone in today’s job market, and this program will allow you to engage in a deep-dive exploration of this discipline.


PROGRAMS COMING SOON

BUSINESS DESIGN & INNOVATION
  • Strategic Design Methods
  • Composable Strategies
  • Leading Organizational Change
  • Special Topic: Design Thinking
  • Special Topic: Citizen Development
MARKETING/SALES/COMMS
  • The Art of a Good Question
  • Nail that Pitch: Create Winning Proposals
  • Copywriting
  • Communication Ethics
  • Team Writing
  • Journalism to PR
  • Presentation Skills
  • Sales
  • Marketing Communications
BUSINESS ESSENTIALS
  • Nonprofits
  • Freelancers/Entrepreneurs

For inquires about upcoming programs, please reach out to edge@denison.edu

Earn digital badges & certificates

When you complete a program, you have the opportunity to earn a digital badge/certificate that demonstrates the completion of the program. The badge is more than just an icon – it’s evidence that you’ve upskilled and links to the work you completed. Badges can be shared with employers on LinkedIn, your resume, etc.


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Business Essentials Bundle

We’ve worked with industry experts and employers to curate a bundle of essential business courses that you can take virtually, centered around your schedule, for free!

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