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Certifications

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Exam Prep
Price: $2,199.00
This course will provide entry-level project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) 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 CAPM exam.. Click here for the full description of Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Exam Prep


Customer Service Representative (CSR) Exam Prep
Price: $395.00
The customer service representative plays an essential role in an organization's success through providing product and service information and resolving product and service problems. In this course, you will learn about the various duties and responsibilities of the customer service provider, and you will practice these using a variety of exercises, hypothetical interactions, and assignments. The goal of this course is to prepare you to be an outstanding, reliable, and successful customer service representative in a business or other organization. In addition to providing students with a comprehensive education in customer service, this course will also prepare students to take nationally recognized customer service certification exams, including, but not limited to, the HDI Customer Service Representative Certification Exam.. Click here for the full description of Customer Service Representative (CSR) Exam Prep


Professional Certification in Digital Marketing
Price: $1,965.00
The Professional Certification in Digital Marketing is ideal for anyone involved in the planning, implementation or measurement of digital strategies – or anyone who would like to pursue a career in this area. The Professional Certification in Digital Marketing course is a rounded introduction to all the core digital marketing disciplines, and will prepare students to take up a more specialist role within the overall marketing domain.. Click here for the full description of Professional Certification in Digital Marketing


Professional in Human Resources ® (PHR ®) Exam Prep
Price: $2,450.00
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. . Click here for the full description of Professional in Human Resources ® (PHR ®) Exam Prep


Project Management Professional Exam Prep with Organizational Leadership
Price: $2,599.00
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.. Click here for the full description of Project Management Professional Exam Prep with Organizational Leadership


Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Prep
Price: $2,295.00
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.. Click here for the full description of Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Prep


Six Sigma Green Belt Bootcamp
Price: $1,999.00
You will implement Six Sigma as a Green Belt and prepare to successfully pass the American Society of Quality (ASQ) Green Belt Certification Exam.. Click here for the full description of Six Sigma Green Belt Bootcamp


Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Prep
Price: $1,775.00
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.. Click here for the full description of Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Prep



Certificates

Business Writing for Busy Professionals
Price: $450.00
You will learn strategies to write documents faster and better. You will learn how to customize your documents for a specific reader and to accomplish your writing purpose. You will discover ways to create documents when time is limited. You will also master models to organize and format letters, emails, and reports in order to make them clear, direct, and reader friendly. Conversational writing style and parallel structure will also be covered. One of the keys to success in any business is good communication skills and one of the most common ways to communicate in business is through writing. In the second half of the course, we look at the importance of grammar and tone to good writing and approaches to rewriting. We will also look at specific types of documents we might create.. Full description of Business Writing for Busy Professionals


Editing and Proofreading for Business Writers
Price: $450.00
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
Price: $2,295.00
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
Price: $299.00
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
Price: $2,165.00
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
Price: $395.00
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
Price: $275.00
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 Six Sigma
Price: $225.00
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
Price: $225.00
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
Price: $275.00
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
Price: $225.00
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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