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Skill-Focused Courses to Drive Career Growth

Gies College of Business is expanding its commitment to delivering life-changing access to business education by launching a new online delivery of micro skills - the iCademy. A new program focused on specific skills to increase your value in the workforce, iCademy will deliver the tools you need to change your perspective and drive career growth. This program will provide learners with skills-focused content you can apply immediately.

Available Skills iCademies

Business Analytics iCademy

The Business Analytics iCademy has a variety of competencies that provide foundational and advanced resources to help ease the burden you face when learning data analytics. Within each competency, skills are organized based on the analytic platform that you want to learn, such as Excel, R, or Python.

While data analytics is an exciting topic, it can also be overwhelming. The skills in each competency are designed so you can complete them in a relatively short amount of time, on your schedule, and at your own pace.

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Agility, authenticity key for brand marketers during pandemic

When COVID-19 hit, nearly half of brand marketers pulled back on their ad spending and one-third cancelled all advertising. The path forward requires discipline, stamina, and strategies specific to these times, according to two experts from the University of Illinois.