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The Demystifying the Entrepreneurial Journey program is now open for registration. This Lifelong Learning: On Demand program runs from September 1-30, and it includes the opportunity to earn a non-credit digital badge. Learn from Northeastern experts including Kim Eddleston, Francesca Grippa, Jamie Ladge, Betsy Ludwig, and Amanda Welsh about fundamental skills related to business idea advancement, market analysis, negotiation, capital, and networking.
To register for complimentary access to the Demystifying the Entrepreneurial Journey program, click here by September 30, 2020. Registrants will receive a confirmation email upon registering with a link to access program content. Completion of the assessment questions for each of the three learning modules is required by September 30, 2020 11:59 PM EST, to earn a non-credit digital badge.
The only resource needed is an internet connection to access the program content and emails.
The program does not meet in-person. It is completely online. You can watch the program videos and read the supporting materials, at any time, on demand, when it is convenient to you.
The completion of the assessment questions for each of the three learning modules is required by September 30, 2020 11:59 PM EST, to earn a digital badge. Each learning module should take about 1.5-2 hours to complete. The program content is available beginning September 1, 2020. The program will be archived here for future access, beginning in early October.
Academic credit is not offered for the completion of Lifelong Learning: On Demand programs. The digital badge offered for this Lifelong Learning: On Demand program is not a form of academic credit. To learn more about professional programs – bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, certificates, and bootcamps – offered at Northeastern University, click here.
A digital badge is a validated acknowledgement of specific skills or knowledge a person gains across different learning experiences. A badge is one type of micro-credential that helps the earner represent these learning achievements digitally, using a branded symbol that the earner can share on professional and social networks of his or her choosing, and/or by email. Northeastern creates, shares, and issues digital badges through the Acclaim platform. This Lifelong Learning: On Demand program is not directly affiliated with Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies learning assessments.
Badges associated with non-credit, short-term learning experiences, including Lifelong Learning: On Demand programs, show the badge earner’s commitment to continuous learning around topics relevant to their personal and/or professional goals. Badges may also help career advancers highlight new skills, or network with others who share similar interests and experiences. For those considering a career change or an advanced degree, earning a badge is a great way to explore the topic in a low-risk way before making a bigger commitment or life change.
Completion of the assessment questions for each of the three learning modules is required by September 30 11:50 PM EST, to earn a non-credit digital badge for the Demystifying the Entrepreneurial Journey program. The badge is not available to learners who access the archived version of this program from September 30, 2020 onwards.
If you have completed the required program assessment questions for each of the three learning modules for the Demystifying the Entrepreneurial Journey program, you will receive an email on October 5, 2020, from Acclaim, Northeastern’s digital badging platform. This will provide step-by-step instructions on how to claim and share your badge.
Badges can be posted on your social and professional networks; resumes and CVs; portfolios; or sent via email and/or text message. We encourage you to claim and share your badge.
Please note that you will not need any special software to access or share your badge. However, you will need to create a free account on the Acclaim badging platform, using the same email you provided when you signed up for this Lifelong Learning: On Demand program.
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