Planning Curriculum for Competency-based Education

About this Learning Experience
Utilize learning objectives and backwards design to thoughtfully plan competency-based curriculum. Navigate through practical exercises, work samples, and assessments to help you grasp the principles for the curriculum design.

Intended Audience
This module is designed for career and technical education professionals, corporate training specialists, course designers, training coordinators, curriculum specialists, and educational specialists interested in developing a Competency-based Education program.  

Learning Objectives
This module will introduce strategies to use the elements of backwards design in planning your curriculum components. At the end of the learning experience, you should be able to:

  • Identify measurable learning objectives
  • Explain the stages of backward design
  • Describe how chunking and scaffolding help learners navigate content


$200  $98
We know this period of uncertainty is challenging, and we have reduced the price of our online learning modules from $200 to $98 to support you in the investment of your own professional development. We applaud you for taking this time to be proactive, learn new skills, and advance your career.

Approximately one hour, four weeks allotted for completion

This online module provides an asynchronous (does not take place in real-time), self-paced learning experience available 24/7 that allows four weeks for completion. You will engage with pre and post self-knowledge checks, videos, and real-world scenario examples designed to bring the content to life in a dynamic, flexible format without the constraints of a scheduled class meeting time.

You will earn a digital badge and non-credit academic certificate upon completion of the online module. Our non-credit academic certificates are designed for professionals who complete a minimum number of equivalent contact hours of online education modules with or without continuing education units (CEUs), in a select topic area.

Included in product

  • Rich Learning Content
  • Interactive Quizzes
  • Work Samples
  • Practical Application
  • Taught by Subject Matter Experts
  • Self-Paced Learning
  • Digital Badge
  • Non-Credit Academic Certificate


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Planning Curriculum for Competency-based Education