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Courses

2018 Summer2018 Fall2019 Spring
2018 Fall
OL 0005 CAPM Project Management Certificate (PMBOK Guide 6th Edition)

Register at any point during the course dates and receive one full year of access!
PMI's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.
Whether you're a student, new to project management, changing careers, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the CAPM® can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level. Who should apply?
If you're a less experienced project practitioner looking to demonstrate your commitment to project management, improve your ability to manage larger projects and earn additional responsibility, and stand out to potential employers, the CAPM® certification is right for you.
Sample of Modules include: Responding to Risk (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition), Procurement Planning (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition),Procurement Management (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition), Planning Stakeholder Engagement (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition)
The CAPM® examination is comprised of 150 multiple choice questions. For complete certification information visit www.pmi.org.

Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
$1,599
2018 Fall
OL 0016 Emotional Intelligence In the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence for Advanced-Problem Solving in the Workplace. Emotional intelligence (EI) includes the four critical skills of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. EI is combining our thoughts and feelings to take the most effective action, discerning the emotions of others, and building relationships. Those with high EI are better able to work in teams and adjust to change. Learn to identify behaviors that are hallmarks of high emotional intelligence, and explore its connection to advanced workplace performance.

Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0052 Project Management Certificate (PMBOK Guide 6th Edition)

We offer an online certificate program to help you develop your project management skills or prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® 6th edition exam which becomes available on March 26, 2018. You'll work at your own pace and have one year to complete the 31 web-based modules required to earn the certificate. Course content is aligned with the project management knowledge areas in the PMBOK® Guide, - 6th Edition, PM Institute, Inc., 2017. This course fulfills PMI®'s educational requirement for all persons applying for PMP certification (application and information can be obtained at www.pmi.org).

Course Modules include but are not limited to:

Project Management Introduction (PMBOK® Sixth Edition)

Project Fundamentals (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition)

The Process Groups (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition)

Project Initiation and Planning (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition)

Managing Project Work (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition)

Project Changes and Closing (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition)

Capturing, Analyzing, and Using Project Lessons Learned

Strategically Focused Project Management

Plan and Define Project Scope (PMBOK® Guide Sixth Edition)

Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
$1,599
2018 Fall
OL 0104 Accounting Manager Professional Certificate

This online professional certificate will prepare you for a successful career as an accounting manager. Development of accounting practices and financial management practices including cash flow, working with income statements and balance sheets, and employee retention strategies.

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Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0117 Accounting Technician

This online certificate will enhance your skills in accounting by developing the knowledge and understanding of accounting terminolgy bookkeeping concepts and payroll fundamentals. Learn about the analysis, interpretation and reporting of financial events. Understand essential accounting and bookkeeping theory and practices.

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Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0119 Customer Service Fundamentals

Customer service is the first, and perhaps only, contact for customers in most industries. Exceptional customer service can travel by word of mouth, but poor customer service usually travels faster. It can greatly impact your customer satisfaction and customer loyalty. Customer service fundamentals can help provide the foundational skills required to provide exceptional service. This certificate explores the elements of excellent customer service including such concepts as customer service in the field, over the phone, and internal to an organization; along with conflict resolution, and creating service commitments and standards.

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Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0120 Effective Time Management

This certificate is aimed at any individual who needs and wants to develop their time management skills. Learn ways to analyze your current use of time, the energy cycle, and the impact of personality on time usage. Also learn how to prioritize and plan for efficient and effective use of your time, as well as avoid time stealers. This includes tools for effective time management, ways to establish goals and set priorities, and techniques for managing your environment.

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Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0121 Leadership Essentials

Leaders in complex business environments require a multitude of essential skills to face the various situations that may arise. They must be able to motivate, empower, and influence individuals. They require the skills to communicate mission, vision, and value statements, as well as to lead innovation and adapt to changing business climates. They must have a critical understanding of organizational politics and emotional intelligence. This program will assist leaders to carefully design a personal development plan.

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Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0122 Management Essentials

Gain a foundational understanding of key management skills. Learn how to give clear direction, delegate tasks to direct reports, and implement strategies for their constant development. Learn the challenges that managers must deal with when handling difficult people and situations. Also learn how to effectively manage a diverse team.

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Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0125 Purchasing and Vendor Management

Purchasing and vendor management are important organizational functions, as purchases account for a large share of an organization's total costs. Yet the changing nature of today's business environment and the move toward decentralization have extended the purchasing role to departmental levels that include non-purchasing professionals. Acquire these critical skills with this course's overview of purchasing and vendor management functions, the stages of the general purchasing process, and the development of a purchasing strategy within the context of a corporate strategy.

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Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0142 Management in Customer Service

Participants of this customized course will learn the foundational skills required to provide exceptional customer service, gain a foundational understanding of key management skills and assist leaders to carefully design a personal development plan.

Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
2018 Fall
OL 0142.01 Management in Customer Service Non-Credit CEU

Participants of this customized course will learn the foundational skills required to provide exceptional customer service, gain a foundational understanding of key management skills and assist leaders to carefully design a personal development plan.

Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
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2018 Fall
OL 0143 SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)

Behavioral competencies, such as providing leadership and behaving ethically at all times, help people – specifically HR professionals – in performing their jobs effectively and applying HR principles and practices to the success of the organization. The content in this course is based on the Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK) 2015 of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). While the course helps learners to prepare for the SHRM-CP/SCP certification exams, it is equally useful for HR professionals who want to develop capabilities for improving their effectiveness in the workplace and advancing their career. Behavioral competencies help HR professionals to perform their roles effectively and apply HR principles throughout the wider organization.


Target Audience

This course is aimed at junior or senior level human resource professionals, HR managers, and all individuals preparing for the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification examinations of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Compensation and benefits analysts, administrators, staffing managers and recruiters will also have interest in this certification path. Courses in this curriculum are created keeping in mind certification as well as non-certification users of the content.

Course Date(s)
September 1 - December 17
$1,329

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