Industry-Focused Skills Training
The weGlo program will prepare you for the most in-demand jobs by giving you opportunities to upgrade your technical skills and acquire new ones.
weGlo members may decide to “upskill” by advancing their knowledge in their current field, or “reskill” by transitioning to a new, high-demand field. Whichever path you choose, you will find training opportunities in information technology (IT), healthcare, engineering, business, accounting, finance, data science and marketing.
Upwardly Global connects job seekers to training platforms via scholarships and partnerships with a variety of technical educational organizations across the country, including:
UpGlo provides its job seekers unlimited, free access to courses in relevant industries on Coursera, an online database of college courses and trainings from top US colleges and universities. Upwardly Global participants acquire skills in Front-End & Back-End Development, CCNA/CCNP, Cyber Security, Data Analytics/Data Science, Digital Marketing, IT Support, and Machine Learning.
Google IT Support Professional Certificate prepares Upwardly Global job seekers for entry-level roles in IT support. In this five-course certificate, students gain skills in technical support, computer networking, operating systems, system administration & IT Infrastructure Services, and IT Security.
The Job Hackers provides training on Agile Software Development. Their Agile MBA™ class prepares UpGlo job seekers for the Agile certification and possible placement as a Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager.
Microsoft is partnering with Upwardly Global on its digital skills initiative, aimed at equipping the workforce with the skills, certifications and tools needed to fill in-demand roles. Through this partnership, Upwardly Global job seekers gain free access to learning paths and content, preparing candidates to fill roles in fields like data analysis, financial analysis, project management, and software development.
Per Scholas’ technical training prepares Upwardly Global job seekers to work in key technical roles, including IT Support, Cyber Security, Data Engineering and Application Development.
Splunk is committed to training the workforce of tomorrow by equipping candidates with skills for the opportunities of today. Upwardly Global candidates across the country are being trained in IT operations and network security, including Splunk fundamentals, Splunk Enterprise System Administration & Troubleshooting, and Data Administration to land roles as Splunk Administrators and more!
Trailhead is a free online learning platform that teaches people how to use Salesforce using interactive, self-paced tutorials. Through Trailhead, Upwardly Global job seekers are strengthening their skill sets to prepare for roles such as Salesforce Administrator, Salesforce Developer, and Business Analyst.
Udemy is the world’s largest online learning destination that helps students, businesses, and governments gain the skills they need to compete in today’s economy. Upwardly Global job seekers have access to over 7,000 courses from Udemy for Business, a curated list of the most in-demand skills taught by real-world experts and practitioners on Udemy. A number of Udemy courses will prepare job seekers to pass industry-recognized certifications, including CompTIA A+, CCNA, and Project Management Professional (PMP).