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Innovative educational resources

ASU’s award-winning programs offer forward-looking skills education to advance your career

CareerCatalyst is dedicated to improving learners’ skills and capabilities at work through high-quality professional education that expands opportunity, fulfills passions, and positively impacts the future of individuals, organizations, and businesses.

Skills education that advances individuals and organizations

CareerCatalyst leverages the expertise of the country’s most innovative university to offer an integrated portfolio of job-relevant education for in-demand roles. Our diverse learning solutions serve individuals at every career stage and provide employers with a more skilled workforce that is aligned to their culture and vision.

CareerCatalyst is part of the ASU Learning Enterprise

ASU’s Learning Enterprise seeks to reimagine the role of universities in society today. The Learning Enterprise is building an ecosystem for lifelong learning, leveraging the expertise, research, networks, and learning assets of the ASU Enterprise.

Workforce trends demand an innovative approach to
workforce education

50% of all employees around the world will need reskilling by 2025.

Source: 2020 Future of Jobs Report, World Economic Forum.

Automation threatens 47% of the jobs in the U.S. workforce.

Source: Frey and Osborne, Oxford University.

<5 years

The half-life of a job skill is less than 5 years and even shorter for technical skills.

Source: World Economic Forum.

Developing skills at every level

We recognize that each person has unique needs no matter where they are in their career journey. That's why we work with leading ASU faculty to develop competency-based courses designed to meet learners where they are.

CareerCatalyst's comprehensive approach to skills education

These are skills required for any employee to be successful at an organization. It is a skillset acquired in entry-level jobs; rarely taught comprehensively by schools. Many times we achieve these skillsets and we do not even know it.

Framework for skill building Framework for skill building
Professional 'Human' Skills

Professional 'Human' Skills

Employers seek professional skills in their employees at every level and across functional roles. Many are “human skills” or “soft skills.” We teach them directly and contextualize them in real-work scenarios. We also offer programming related to professional skills that serves learners from entry-level to executive.
Technical / Functional Skills

Technical / Functional Skills

These skills relate to a specific job, function, or role. Greater adoption of technology has made technical skills essential in the workplace, and the pace of technological change means that in-demand technical skills are evolving quickly. We help learners adapt, stay current, and prepare for the future of work. Our programs cover topics from digital literacy to advanced technical skills related to new technologies.

Develop the skills to succeed at every career stage.

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