Career Development

Career Development

Career Development

17 products

  • Women in Leadership

    Women in Leadership

    Having females in positions of leadership can attract a more diverse workforce which helps to influence the career advancement of other women and impact changes in workplace policies in ways that benefit both men and women. Understanding the leadership gap, vital leadership traits, and how to overcome various barriers is key to understanding the impact women in leadership are having. The Women in Leadership course teaches how women are changing the workforce. Gain new perspectives and learn the benefits that can come from hiring and supporting women to be promoted to higher positions. Topics Include: • Women and the Workforce • The Leadership Gap • Barriers to Women’s Leadership • Traits of Women’s Leadership • Benefits of Women’s Leadership • Nurturing Women’s Leadership • Actively Recruit Women • Create/Encourage Women's Networking Opportunities • Pair Women with Mentors • Create and Encourage Educational Opportunities


  • Time Management

    Time Management

    Personal time management skills are essential for professional success in any workplace. Those able to successfully implement time management strategies are able to control their workload rather than spend each day in a frenzy of activity reacting to crisis after crisis - stress declines and personal productivity soars! These highly effective individuals are able to focus on thosetasks with the greatest impact on them and their organization. The Time Management course will cover strategies to help learn crucial skills such as personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. Topics Include: • Discovering Your Productivity Rhythm • Managing Time with Goals • Prioritizing Your Time • Tackling Procrastination • Organizing Your Workspace • Delegating Made Easy • Setting a Ritual • Meeting Management • Dealing with Time Barriers • The Benefits of Good Time Management


  • The Cloud and Business

    The Cloud and Business

    Cloud computing has become a vital component of businesses as technology becomes embedded in modern life. Every leader needs to understand cloud computing and how it operates as well as the potential dangers and pitfalls associated with it. Knowledgeable monitoring and maintenance can be the difference between the success and failure of a technology’s use. The Cloud and Business course offers specifics of how cloud computing can be a useful business tool. It provides a clear understanding of the technology in order to make effective decisions for customers and businesses. Topics Include: • The Cloud • Models for Business • Advantages • Address Risks • Security • Device Management • Service Oriented Architecture • Business Processes • Standards • Monitoring


  • Ten Soft Skills You Need

    Ten Soft Skills You Need

    The meaning of Soft Skills can sometimes be difficult to describe. It can be a unique set of attributes or characteristics that facilitate great communication or it can be the special way that confidence is shown in a challenging situation. The Ten Soft Skills You Need course teaches how to identify these skill sets and provides ways to develop a core set of soft skills useful in both personal and professional environments. Topics Include: • What are Soft Skills? • Soft Skill 1: Communication • Soft Skill 2: Teamwork • Soft Skill 3: Problem Solving • Soft Skill 4: Time Management • Soft Skills 5 and 6: Attitude and Work Ethic • Soft Skill 7: Adaptability/Flexibility • Soft Skill 8: Self-Confidence • Soft Skill 9: Ability to Learn from Criticism • Soft Skill 10: Networking


  • Telework and Telecommuting

    Telework and Telecommuting

    Being a teleworker offers the advantages of a flexible schedule and no commute, and it can save both the employee and the company money. However, teleworkers or virtual employees have the challenge of not being in a centralized office which often requires a unique set of skills. Communication issues alone can add barriers to job performance. Being aware and recognizing the various influences on work productivity can be very effective in creating great teleworkers. This Telework and Telecommuting course provides the necessary tools to help with performance improvement, well-being and the additional skills needed to be successful in a work-from-home environment. Topics Include: • Core Skills Required • Self-Management • Time Management • Organization and Planning • Communication • Additional Challenges


  • Project Management

    Project Management

    In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and know how to apply them to projects of any size. The Project Management (6th Edition) course provides an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that can be used every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plans, and a communication plan can provide enormous benefits throughout an organization. Topics Include: • Project Integration Management • Project Scope Management • Managing Time • Getting It All Done on Time • Special Tasks • Verbal Communication Skills • Non-Verbal Communication • Empowering Yourself • The Team of Two • Taking Care of Yourself


  • Personal Branding

    Personal Branding

    Personal Branding is identifying your assets, characteristics, strengths, and skills as an individual. Understanding Personal Branding can provide advantages in both personal and professional settings. Branding is a mix of how you present yourself and how others see you. It is important to be aware of how you are viewed. With this Personal Branding course learn how to share vision and passions with others. Utilize this knowledge through Social Media to define, influence and protect how others see the brand that is you! Topics Include: • Defining Yourself • Controlling and Developing Your Image • Personal and Professional Influences • Sharpening Your Brand • Appearance Matters • Social Media • Brand Management During a Crisis • Branding Personality Traits


  • Negotiation Skills

    Negotiation Skills

    Although people often think of boardrooms, suits, and million-dollar deals when they hear the word negotiation, the truth is that we negotiate all the time. Being able to understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiatingcan help eliminate problems due to uneven negotiations. The Negotiation Skills course provides these tools to help get a sense of understanding an opponent and the importance of working in an atmosphere of respect to not settle for less than what is fair. Topics Include: • Understanding Negotiation • Getting Prepared • Laying the Groundwork • Exchanging Information • Bargaining • About Mutual Gain • Closing • Dealing with Difficult Issues • Negotiating Outside the Boardroom • Negotiating on Behalf of Someone Else


  • mLearning Essentials

    mLearning Essentials

    Mobile learning, or mLearning, is defined as the delivery of learning, education or training on mobile devices, such as mobile phones, tablets or laptops. mLearning allows training and support to be taken anywhere, making it flexible and convenient for companies to use. With this mLearning course begin to see the importance and usefulness of mLearning in any organization. Absorbing the ins and outs of utilizing mLearning provides the skills needed to take advantage of technology to educate employees and clients more efficiently. Topics Include: • What is mLearning? • Common mLearning Devices • Ancillary Equipment in mLearning • mLearning vs. eLearning • Four C’s of mLearning • Aspects of mLearning • Challenges of mLearning • Benefits of mLearning • Getting mLearning Started • Employee Training


  • Interpersonal Skills

    Interpersonal Skills

    We've all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just has a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. The Interpersonal Skills course will provide the tools necessary to work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. Learn how to identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name. Identifying and learning the skills needed in starting a conversation and moving a conversation along is key to progressing conversations to higher levels. Topics Include: • Verbal Communication Skills • Non-Verbal Communication Skills • Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond • Moving the Conversation Along • Remembering Names • Influencing Skills • Bringing People to Your Side • Sharing Your Opinion • Negotiation Basics • Making an Impact


  • Entrepreneurship


    Would you like to be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Don’t know what to do about your great business idea? If you have ever thought about these situations then you need the Entrepreneurship course! Being an entrepreneur can come with many risks. These risks are minimized and can help give you the edge to achieve your dream by learning about topics such as drafting a business plan, knowing your competition, and successful marketing. Topics Include: • Deciding on the Type of Business • What is the Market/Competition Like? • Basics Of Starting a Business • Creating a Business Plan • Getting Financing • Hiring Employees • Training Employees • Marketing the Business • Running the Business • Growing the Business


  • Digital Citizenship

    Digital Citizenship

    The Digital Citizenship course provides the guidance needed in an ever-changing digital world. As our lives are lived more and more online, the need to translate our social skills into the virtual world is more important now than ever before. Digital Citizenship allows us to connect, collaborate, and share by using technology appropriately. In-person meetings are on the decline which makes it necessary to engage people digitally. Being a good digital citizen means you have a set of skills to work in the digital world. Topics Include: • What Is Digital Citizenship? • Being a Good Citizen • Best Practices for Sharing • Networking and Personal Branding ​ • Digital Security and Safety • Dealing With the Dark Side • Digital Etiquette


  • Developing Creativity

    Developing Creativity

    Children are known to have an innate creative ability but for some adults, this creativity can get lost along the way. Learn how to move out of the mundane, be more curious, engage, explore new ideas and recognize creativity to be ready when it happens. The Developing Creativity course provides the ability to identify how to remove barriers that block or limit creativity. Recognize what inspires creativity by learning to improve imagination, divergent thinking, and mental flexibility through mind mapping and individual brainstorming. Topics Include: • What is Creativity? • Getting Inspired • Beating Procrastination • Improving Your Creative Mind Set​ • Curiosity • Taking Risks • Thinking Like a Child • Environmental Factors • Individual Brainstorming


  • Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box

    Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box

    Creativity allows individuals to view and explore new paths, as well as find new discoveries that help to advance our consistently thriving world of business. To evolve as a business, it is critical to look beyond what is visible and consider new ideas. When creativity is incorporated into daily work practices there is a strong increase in the opportunities for growth, engagement, and productivity.  Creativity and innovation can turn ideas and dreams into reality. This Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box course will provide informative tools and practical strategies that will help shape a creative workplace. Creativity plays a key role in building a positive work environment, one in which employees will feel confident in expressing their ideas. When creativity emerges, powerful opportunities and advancements will happen. Topics Include: • Breaking Down Creativity • Creating Business Success • The Creative Process • Creativity vs. Innovation • Fostering a Creative Workplace • Brainstorming • The Creative Team • Creativity Myths • Recognizing Obstacles • Finding Your Creative Mind


  • Creative Problem Solving

    Creative Problem Solving

    In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small. This Creative Problem-Solving course will provide an overview of the entire creative problem-solving process, as well as key problem-solving tools that can be used every day. Skills such as brainstorming, information gathering, analyzing data, and identifying resources will be covered. Topics Include: • The Problem-Solving Method • Information Gathering • Problem Definition • Preparing for Brainstorming • Generating Solutions • Analyzing Solutions • Selecting a Solution • Planning Your Next Steps • Recording Lessons Learned


  • Communication Strategies

    Communication Strategies

    For the better part of every day, we are communicating with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look you give the cat, it all means something! This Communication Strategies course will help participants understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them. These strategies will provide a great benefit for any organization and its employees. They will trickle down throughout the organization and can positively impact everyone involved. Topics Include: • The Big Picture • Understanding Communication Barriers • Paraverbal Communication Skills • Non-Verbal Communication • Speaking Like a STAR • Listening Skills • Asking Good Questions • Appreciative Inquiry • Mastering the Art of Conversation • Advanced Communication Skills


  • Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

    Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

    Self-confidence and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don’tfeel worthy, and/or you don’t know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, you risk missing out on opportunities and benefits to enhance your professional and personal life. This Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course provides an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence each mean (in general and personally) and helps to develop those skills in day-to-day interactions for an overall positive effect. Topics Include: • What Does Self-Confidence Mean to You? • Obstacles to Our Goals • Communication Skills • The Importance of Goal Setting • Feeling the Part • Looking the Part • Sounding the Part • Powerful Presentations • Coping Techniques • Dealing with Difficult Behavior



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