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This Week’s Next Level Certificate Courses

  • Planning for Workplace Safety

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview This course gives you the tools to create a workplace safety plan that covers the all the bases you need to begin to build a safe work environment. You will learn many topics including the basics of a safety policy along with the introduction of a safety plan and how to develop a communications plan. You will learn how to decide upon training solutions for common accidents/incidents and learn of the importance and structure of incident response plans. Also, the course covers 6S inspections, checklists, plus the value of an appendix for the safety plan.
  • Advanced Project Management

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, you will focus on two areas of advanced project management. The first area is advanced project management techniques, such as communication plans and status meetings. The second area is general management skills, such as building a winning team and rewarding team members.
  • Project Management Fundamentals

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, you will learn what a project is and what a project manager does. You will also learn about the life cycle of a project. In particular, you will focus on the conceptual phase of project management, where you identify, prioritize, and scope a project idea.
  • Tough Topics: Talking to Employees about Personal Hygiene

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview This course has two major themes. First, we'll give you a customizable framework for having tough conversations. Then, we'll look at some common tough conversations that come up, including body odor, flatulence, poor clothing and hair decisions, and bad breath.
  • Intrapreneurship, Yoli Chisholm, Chief Marketing Officer

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, youll learn what intrapreneurship is all about. You will learn about the history and culture of intrapreneurship and assess your own intrapreneurial qualities. Youll also explore different ways that you can contribute to the intrapreneurial process. As well, youll learn how to develop, screen, sell, and implement your ideas.
  • Creating a Positive Work Environment

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview Here you will learn how to recognize a positive work environment and understand the key elements that are needed to create one. You will also discover what you can do personally to build on in your workplace and figure out what type of team player you are. Along the way you will be shown the importance of effective workplace relationships in creating and maintaining a positive environment at work. You will also reveal your personal strengths and weaknesses in working cooperatively and your preference for dealing with workplace conflict.
  • Inventory Management: The Nuts and Bolts

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, you will learn about all aspects of inventory management, including common terms, the inventory cycle, how to maintain inventory accuracy, and what some of the latest trends are.
  • Selling Smarter, Yoli Chisholm, Chief Marketing Officer

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview In this course, you will learn why consultative and customer-focused selling are so important. You'll also learn about the sales cycle, setting goals, ways to increase your average sale, and where to find new clients.
  • Balanced Scorecard Basics

      Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview You will begin this course by learning what the balanced scorecard is and what types of organizations it is most useful for. Then, you will review some sample scorecards, strategy maps, and tactical action plans. You will also learn how to develop your organizations mission, vision, and values (which form the basis for the balanced scorecard); a project vision statement; plans to implement the scorecard; and balanced scorecard teams.
  • Project Planning: All You Need to Know

    Course Length: 4 Weeks Course Hours: 8 ________________________________________________________________________ Course Overview Once you complete this course you will have learned several valuable new skills that will allow you to properly plan for a project. You will come away from this course knowing about project management basics and how to being project planning. You will learn about the Work Breakdown Structure, how to prepare a basic schedule and all about Resource Breakdown Structures. You will conclude this course by learning about project planning worksheets.



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