Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.65
Liaison Mark Klapatch-Mathias
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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University of Wisconsin-River Falls
EN-11: Continuing Education

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.17 / 5.00 Randy Zimmerman
Outreach Director
Outreach and Continuing Education
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Does the institution offer continuing education courses that address sustainability?:

Number of continuing education courses offered that address sustainability:

Total number of continuing education courses offered:

A copy of the list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

A list and brief descriptions of the continuing education courses that address sustainability:

UWRF is one of more than 2,100 colleges, universities and schools who partner with Cengage Learning to offer online courses through the Internet. We became a partner November 2009. Cengage provides the course content, instructors and online portal to register for and take the courses. Partners are responsible for promoting the course offerings. Courses start each month and are completed within six weeks. Registration is handled directly by the Cengage website.


We offer a wide range of noncredit and highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All of our courses are led by expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Our online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. 14 of the courses available through ed2go address sustainability:

Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
Understanding the Human Resources Function
Start Your Own Edible Garden
Start Your Own Consulting Practice
Start and Operate Your Own Home-Based Business
Six Sigma: Total Quality Fundamentals
Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications
Purchasing Fundamentals
Manufacturing Fundamentals
Manufacturing Applications
Leadership Suite
Growing Plants for Fun and Profit
Certificate in Food, Nutrition, and Health
Building Teams That Work

Besides the online outreach education programs available through ed2go, UWRF offers one continuing education course that addresses sustainability: Early Childhood Nature Conference

Does the institution have at least one sustainability-themed certificate program through its continuing education or extension department?:

A brief description of the certificate program:

Year the certificate program was created:

The website URL where information about sustainability in continuing education courses is available :

UWRF has not previously included ed2go in the submission for this section. In an effort to be more inclusive of all outreach courses offered, the ed2go courses have been added. Ed2go has 379 courses available, 14 of which are sustainability related.

Not including ed2go, UWRF offers 4 continuing education courses, 1 of which addresses sustainability.

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