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Certifications

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Exam Prep
Learn about the exciting world of today's Human Resource Management and prepare for the PHR Exam throughout this online course. This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles, timely research and recent events, such as the latest rise in unemployment and financial problems facing the U.S. and other countries. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today's most effective, unique approaches in dealing with HR issues. In addition, this course provides study materials to help prepare for the PHR Exam. The PHR Exam Study Guide will be utilized throughout the course to supplement the Human Resource Management textbook and provide review materials for exam prep. Upon completion of this course, students will have the skills necessary to serve as Human Resource Managers, as well as the preparation needed to sit for the PHR exam. . Full description of Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Exam Prep


Project Management Professional Exam Prep with Organizational Leadership
This course will provide experienced project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and successfully complete, the PMP exam. This course bundle also includes the Organizational and Behavioral Leadership course.. Full description of Project Management Professional Exam Prep with Organizational Leadership


Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Prep
The Six Sigma Management System has evolved to become an integration of business best practices that unleashes the power of the Six Sigma tools and methods in a way that fosters focused execution and breakthrough improvements. Using the Six Sigma Management System as the overall context for driving business improvement, this course provides unique insight for Black Belts, Six Sigma leaders, and all Six Sigma practitioners for how to apply the wide variety of tools and methods that sit inside of the Six Sigma tool set.. Full description of Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Prep


Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Prep
The purpose of this course is to prepare students to be an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) professional. Students will develop a thorough understanding of all aspects within the phases of D-M-A-I-C. They will also develop an understanding of how to perform and interpret Six Sigma tools and how to use standard principles of Lean.. Full description of Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Prep



Certificates

Business Management Career Prep
Today’s managers need to be equipped with the right skills to deal with the growing number of challenges facing them, including dealing with the competition, coping with ethical dilemmas, identifying and hiring talent, managing diversity, building sustainability, and adapting to the latest technology. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of management, with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and the importance of critical thinking in management. Using a theoretical approach, this course will encourage students to define effective management and identify the strategies necessary to be successful business managers. Upon completion of this course, students will be fully prepared to begin working as business managers.. Full description of Business Management Career Prep


Editing and Proofreading for Business Writers
Writing well means following the rules so that you can best make yourself understood. We will review some basic grammar and look at correcting common mistakes that can make our writing harder to read. In this course we will review some basic grammar and using the parts of speech correctly in our writing.. Full description of Editing and Proofreading for Business Writers


Grant Writing
The Certificate in Grant Writing course is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the essentials of writing or acquiring grants for private, public, or government use. If you are thinking of starting a business that utilizes grants, learning the essentials of writing, researching, obtaining, maintaining, operations and strategies within the grant system is imperative. Books included. Full description of Grant Writing


Marketing Tools and Tips for Success
Become more productive and boost the impact of your marketing efforts with our “Marketing Tools & Tips for Success”. Help build your community, track engagement, measure analytics, generate brand awareness, or help you accomplish other marketing goals. The “Marketing Tools & Tips for Success” course contains the following topics: Bitly, Woobox, HootSuite, Storify, Social Media “Rules” and Tips.. Full description of Marketing Tools and Tips for Success


Sales and Marketing Professional
This coursed is designed to prepare you to successfully working in the sales and marketing industry. Topics will include sales strategies and best practices, marketing strategies and best practices, understanding the customer, producing, marketing, and sales of goods and services, and the global marketplace.. Full description of Sales and Marketing Professional



Courses

Basic Management Skills
This course will provide students the necessary tools for moving into a management position and staying there. Students will be taught how to navigate through the "management minefield" with ease, how to deal with peer as well as upper management pressure, methods for dealing with unruly employees, how to understand office politics and listening techniques for knowing what your boss is really saying. The impact of effective management on corporate goals and profitability will also be covered. Upon completion, the successful student will be empowered in dealing with all aspects of a position at the management level.. Full description of Basic Management Skills


Grant Writing Fundamentals
Need funding for future projects or planned activities? Are you (a student, parent, teacher or school administrator) hoping to find a way to pay for research or services we all used to take for granted, which are no longer funded? This course provides a step-by-step approach to preparing winning grant proposals. Learn to write successful letters and grant proposals. Researching and approaching funders for grant money can help you develop new services, (strengthen your operating budget) and support existing programs. Students leave this course feeling confident in their grant writing abilities and ready to start winning the funding they need to help make a better life for themselves and others.. Full description of Grant Writing Fundamentals


Introduction to Project Management
Project management provides significant benefits to companies and to managers when the principles and methodologies are consistently applied. A successful project manager uses both art and science, or more succinctly, both project leadership and management. Regardless of your position in an organization, good project management skills are essential. Everyone leads projects of some type, and the principles are the same for all projects - big or small. This course will help you understand those principles and apply them in both your professional and personal life. In this course, the student will learn the art and science of leading a project and the importance of being (or having) an active sponsor.. Full description of Introduction to Project Management


Introduction to Six Sigma
The Six Sigma introduction course will give learners a flavor of some of the methodologies used in this popular quality tool. The learner will receive an overview of the Six Sigma movement itself and some DMAIC, Control and Causal methodologies.. Full description of Introduction to Six Sigma


Personality Types Among Us
Does your cube-mate seem to be speaking a language you don't understand? Is your boss impossible to get along with? Are you having a hard time motivating one of your employees? Is your spouse from another galaxy? The key could be their personality and yours don't mesh. This course will explore personality theories and allow you to discover your own personality and how that affects the way you think and work. You will also explore how other personalities think and work and some communication and motivational tools you can use to be able to work better with them. Book Included.. Full description of Personality Types Among Us


Principles of Time Management
In this fast-paced world all too often it seems that time is a precious commodity. There never seems to be enough and what we have is often filled to the brim with activities that leave us little time for what we want to be doing. In this course we are going to explore various approaches to managing time and organizing our schedules so that anyone can find a method that works for them. We will explore ways to prioritize what we need to do but allow time to do what we want to do. Book Included.. Full description of Principles of Time Management


Professional Communication
Communication is the ultimate key to your success—in relationships, in the workplace, in personal matters, as a family member, team member and across your lifetime. Your ability to communicate comes from experience, and this experience can often be an effective source, but the methods in which you communicate play a critical role in how you more efficiently communicate with your audience and the ensure the intended meaning is received. In this course, the first five chapters will help you with effective writing. The next three address formal presentations. Chapter 9, the last chapter, discusses what makes one-on-one interactions different from all other forms of communication.. Full description of Professional Communication



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