Paralegals play one of the most important roles in the legal industry. Though individual attorneys are ultimately responsible for the legal work they produce and the strategies they devise, many tasks – from legal research and writing, source citing, filing, and others – are delegated to paralegals. As such, it is imperative for successful Paralegals to have a fundamental understanding of the substantive and procedural elements applicable to the specific areas of law where they’ll be working so that they can build on a solid foundation of knowledge starting from the first day. The legal industry relies heavily on paralegals for their experience and general training in these fields. For any new Paralegal looking to enter the workplace or for experienced Paralegals perhaps moving to a different practice, an overview of these common substantive areas is extremely useful to ensure you’re ready to go from the start.
These programs are 100% online and will be taken at the student's pace. You can complete the courses in anywhere from 6-24 months.
The program includes training and exam preparation for students to become a Project Management Professional (PMP®) as designated by the Project Management Institute. The PMP is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP demonstrates that individuals have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct people and helps individuals to stand out to employers and maximize their earning potential overall.
Position yourself for promotion! Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a disciplined process improvement approach focused on reducing waste, increasing customer satisfaction, and reducing variability for improved profits, among other benefits. Course is taught with a Blended approach—e-learning, online webinars and small, interactive classes — by a certified Master Black Belt. You'll apply concepts to real problems to cement the learning process. Plus, you can get on-the-job support for project challenges. A grade of 80% or better earns your certification! After taking the course, one plant manager (who happened to be a Black Belt himself) said, "The program put on by OSU's Alber Enterprise Center is the best I've seen."
The Professional Service Coordinator Certificate Program is a unique online professional development opportunity specifically designed for Service Coordinators and offered through a collaboration between the American Association of Service Coordinators and The Ohio State University Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies. As partners, we are dedicated to furthering the educational development and careers of Service Coordinators to ensure the most responsive services are provided to older adults, families, and persons with disabilities residing in service-enhanced, affordable housing environments.
We invite you to follow the navigation above to learn more about the program and then Register to complete modules for continuing education specifically for Service Coordinators, or pursue the designation of Professional Service Coordinator.