Troy University is offering two free four-week online courses from July 11 to August 8 | Local News

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TROY – Whether you want to develop valuable leadership skills to propel your career or want to learn principles to protect and grow your wealth, Troy University is ready to help those who want to take action for their future by offering two courses free. this summer.

Troy’s online courses have been rated among the best in the country by US News and World Report. The University is known for emphasizing the importance of developing strong leaders and its leadership program is one of the best in the country.

Starting July 11, Troy will be offering a free four-week online course called Introduction to Leadership. This course presents a rare opportunity for participants to learn how to lead from a holistic perspective while incorporating self-assessment to better understand how to lead effectively.

“We believe that universities are responsible for developing the leaders of tomorrow and this is a commitment we do not take lightly,” said Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr., Chancellor. “Our mission is to develop leaders well equipped to meet the challenges of today’s world. These two free courses are a great introduction to all that we offer at Troy University while giving participants the chance to learn valuable life skills.

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New for 2022, Troy offers a free personal finance course titled Your Life, Your Success – Money Management and Financial Wellness that is designed to give students insight into the financial principles that will help them succeed. Students will learn about budgeting, tax filing, different types of loans and insurance products, and an overview of investment options. This course will be offered in two parts starting July 11; one for the general public and one for young adults.

Classes are open to everyone and do not require Troy registration to participate. Participants who enroll at Troy University can earn three credit hours for each course as a general or minor elective.

Classes last four weeks and end on August 8. To earn academic credit, students must pass a challenge exam at the end of class. Current Troy students who participate must have less than 15 college credit hours to receive academic credit for passing the challenge exam. Register at: troy.edu/freeclass

Karen O. Fielding