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Introduction to Emergency Management in the US Emergency management is a critical and expanding field; climate change has increased the extent and frequency of natural disasters, and terrorism is a growing threat. Therefore, emergency managers play an increasingly vital role in protecting communities at the local, state, tribal, and national level. This course is designed for learners who are studying emergency management for the first time, preparing for a new career or job role in emergency management, or seeking to refresh their knowledge of foundational concepts. Emergency Managemant $199.00
Certificate in Entrepreneurship This 5-course certificate program introduces key issues in entrepreneurship for those looking to start a business on their own. Courses in this suite include, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Accounting and Finance, Business Law, Leadership and Management as well as Strategic Marketing. Entrepreneurship $599.00
Accounting and Finance for Entrepreneurs Provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. It reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements, and also covers key issues in finance, broadly defined as any financial or monetary activity that involves a company. Entrepreneurship $129.00
Business Law for Entrepreneurs The basics of business law for an entrepreneur. It reviews legal structures for a new venture, intellectual property, employment law, contracts, government regulation, and personal and real property. Entrepreneurship $125.00
Introduction to Entrepreneurship Explores the different aspects of entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs create and establish successful new ventures. It reviews issues and activities involved in starting a new business, including the decisions that must be made before an enterprise can be launched and established. Entrepreneurship $129.00
Leadership and Management for Entrepreneurs Explores the leadership and management issues entrepreneurs face as they create and establish successful new ventures are varied.  This course reviews the key managerial roles of planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling and their application in entrepreneurial settings. Further, the course addresses self-management for the entrepreneur and how an entrepreneur can manage his or her own time and maintain a proper work-life balance. Entrepreneurship $129.00
Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs Reviews the strategic issues that an entrepreneur faces while starting a new venture or business and highlights the questions about market acceptance that must be answered during every stage of the entrepreneurial process. Entrepreneurship $129.00
Certificate in Human Resource Management This suite of courses teaches the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff, covering how to manage employee relations, compensation, policy making, performance management, and employee appraisals. Human Resource Management $399.00
PHR Exam Prep This completely online and self-paced, six-module Human Resources management course provides a comprehensive preparation for the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) certification exam. The course includes exam-taking tips, a detailed diagnostic test, practice questions at the end of each module, and a full-length, 175-question practice exam. A total of 365 practice questions address the six knowledge areas covered in the PHR® exam. Human Resource Management $349.00
Compensation & Benefits Teaches the issues surrounding the key aspects of pay policy: legal requirements, pay equity within an organization, competitive pay within the relevant industry, how and when to grant raises, and different ways payment can be structured. Earn SHRM and HRCI credit as you develop your compensation expertise. Human Resource Management $79.00
Employee Selection Details the process of selecting the best candidate from a large, diverse pool of high-quality applicants. Provides tactics on conducting an effective job interview, how to discover more about a candidate through the use of reference checks, background checks, and testing. Human Resource Management $79.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Reviews the major employment laws, Equal Opportunity, and the anti-discriminatory regulations employers must be aware of in hiring, promoting, and firing employees. Human Resource Management $79.00
Introduction to Human Resource Management Explores the vital tasks of recruiting, screening, interviewing, training, appraising, disciplining, rewarding, and developing the employee—both for business and non-profit enterprise. Human Resource Management $79.00
Performance Management Reviews key elements of performance management and performance management systems. The course includes details on motivation, constructive feedback and performance review processes and approaches. Human Resource Management $79.00
Data and Human Resource Management Explores how human resource managers use data to provide better support to the employees they manage and to contribute to the strategic practices of their organizations. Teaches different kinds of data and analyses, and considers how data collection and organization may factor into problem-solving processes. Human Resource Management $79.00
Talent Management and Career Development This introductory level course covers the challenges and approaches needed to develop and retain their employees. Human Resource Management $79.00
Employee Safety The safety of employees should be a primary concern for employers. Human resource managers play a crucial role in ensuring workplaces are not only as safe as possible, but also in compliance with safety-related rules and guidelines. This course introduces various workplace hazards and health issues and explores the relationship between employers and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Human Resource Management $79.00
Employee Rights From establishing an ethics code to handling disciplinary issues, human resource managers play a key role in protecting the rights of employees by ensuring they are treated fairly, and that appropriate laws and policies are enforced. In this course, you will learn about issues relating to employee rights in the workplace. We’ll consider the relationship between HR and ethics, employment laws that protect the rights of workers, and appropriate procedures for disciplining and terminating employees. The second half of the course will focus on unions and labor relations. Human Resource Management $79.00
Certificate in Leadership What is leadership and why is it important? How does a leader encourage change without triggering fearful resistance? What are the key elements to leading an effective team? What is the role of charisma in leadership? How can a leader achieve work-life balance? This suite of courses addresses all of these questions and many more.

Based on D. Quinn Mills’ book, Leadership: How to Lead, How to Live, a text used at Harvard Business School, the courses in this suite offer advice on leadership that can help you stand out as a leader among your peers. Video segments introduce Dr. Mills and other leaders who discuss such issues as how leaders become leaders, leadership ethics, and the differences between leaders, managers, and administrators.

Each 3 to 5 hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that will engage you and help you consider how your own attitudes toward leadership might promote or impede your leadership success.

Upon successful completion of all courses in this certificate program, you can download and print a Certificate of Completion.

Leadership $199.00
Introduction to Leadership No matter your age or what phase of your career you’re in, leadership is a crucial skill on the path to success. This course examines how to be a successful (that is, effective) leader. This course asks the crucial questions about leadership in today’s organizations: What is leadership and why is it important? What does effective leadership require? What is visionary leadership? What is the role of charisma? What is the difference between managing, administering, and leading? This course offers a balance of the theory of leadership with some real-world application to help you develop this critical skill for personal growth and success.

This course is based on D. Quinn Mills’ book, Leadership: How to Lead, How to Live, a text used at Harvard Business School. Excerpts of the book are made available via PDF download and no additional purchase is required.

Leadership $79.00
Leaders and Work-Life Balance Why can it be so difficult to balance our work with our personal lives? And can these pressures be managed in a way that can make you more successful at both? Yes. This introductory course is meant for anyone who recognizes work-life balance as a skill and wants to improve their ability to create this balance. This course looks at methods and techniques to reconcile work and family. You will also consider the question of personal fulfillment and the needs and demands of leadership.

This course is based on D. Quinn Mills’ book, Leadership: How to Lead, How to Live, a text used at Harvard Business School. Excerpts of the book are made available via PDF download and no additional purchase is required.

Leadership $79.00
Leading Teams Leading a team through any task or project requires special skills, and an understanding of the team dynamic and politics. This introductory-level course for managers or anyone interested in leading teams, addresses the key issues surrounding leadership in a team environment. Why is leadership important to team success? What is required of a team leader to lead his team effectively? This course considers how team leaders must account for the special and unique circumstances of working in a team, where responsibility, accountability, communication, and leadership are shared.

This course is based on D. Quinn Mills’ book, Leadership: How to Lead, How to Live, a text used at Harvard Business School. Excerpts of the book are made available via PDF download and no additional purchase is required.

Leadership $79.00
Leading and Managing Change Whether adopting new technology or adapting to a drastic shift in an organization’s core focus, change is a constant in any successful business. Managers play a fundamental role in successful effecting changes across an organization, and meanwhile, humans, by nature, will often resist change out of fear of the unknown. This introductory course addresses the key issues managers face in a dynamic environment. By understanding the steps in effecting change and how to overcome resistance, a manager can successfully lead change at various levels of an organization.

This course is based on D. Quinn Mills’ book, Leadership: How to Lead, How to Live, a text used at Harvard Business School. Excerpts of the book are made available via PDF download and no additional purchase is required.

Leadership $79.00
Business Ethics in the 21st Century Ethical decisions in business are everywhere. Managers and leaders, ideally, choose the moral right versus the moral wrong all the time. Organizations have learned that the costs of unethical actions can be high, both legally, and from the perspective of brand image and reputation. This introductory-level course introduces the major ethical frameworks in business and seeks to give learners a strong foundation in ethical business practices, whether as individuals, as a leaders, or as stewards of the organization. This course reviews how organizations can establish and encourage an ethical culture while monitoring for compliance. Management $249.00
Introductions to  Negotiations We all negotiate every day. And even though negotiations are an integral part of our lives, techniques for managing these situations are not instinctive; they must be learned. Experienced negotiators make a conscious decision about what type of negotiation strategy to use based on a number of factors such as the importance of the relationship and the importance of what is at stake. Understanding key concepts such as the “best alternative to no agreement”, reservation price, and the “zone of possible agreement” can help you conduct a successful negotiation. And since power is a fundamental dynamic in negotiations, it is important for negotiators to have a basic understanding of ways they can exert and also gain power in a discussion. This course should be an essential part of any basic business and management training. Management $79.00
Handling Difficult Employee Behavior As a manager, handling difficult employee behavior is now your job. And it can be overwhelming to try to navigate the psychology of poor behavior to try to figure out how to improve the situation. This course is designed to prepare managers to deal with troublesome and difficult behavior by employees. By effectively addressing, coaching, and counseling employees, you can improve their behavior and improve morale, staff retention, productivity, and teamwork. This course uses videos to illustrate each behavior type so that you can more easily apply the techniques to your current work environment. Focusing on dealing with the behavior (not the person), tools and techniques for positive change are clear and well-defined. Management $199.00
Handling Workplace Conflict As a manager, you will undoubtedly deal with conflict. And as you look around to figure out who will keep the peace, you might be realizing that person is now you. This course introduces the various forms of conflict that can arise in the workplace and presents strategies that managers can use to help deal with conflict situations. It includes video commentary from an expert in the field and presents some fictitious real-world scenarios that allow learners to practice applying the skills and strategies discussed throughout the course. Managemant $99.00
How to Coach Managers who lead and manage through coaching—providing encouragement, feedback, and support—are more successful in “working through others.” This course focuses on the skills and techniques of positive coaching in an organizational setting including listening actively, providing constructive feedback based on observation, reinforcing positive employee performance through recognition and praise, and teaching new skills. Management $79.00
 Managing People To be successful and move ahead in his or her career, a manager must understand how to manage people, including motivating workers and coordinating their activities. This course will explain how the goals, empowerment, measurement system of management can be employed and how organization structures differ. The course will also cover the difficulty of discipline while trying to maintain productivity and momentum. Management $79.00
Managing in a Modern Organization If you’re a manager and have not had any management coursework or experience, you may be looking for some foundation in management basics. This course considers the fundamentals of management and how managers can be effective in organizational settings. Starting by defining the role of a manager and how management differs from leadership and administration, the course then discusses management styles and seeks to help you identify your own management style.

This course is based on D. Quinn Mills’ book, Principles of Management, a text used at Harvard Business School. Chapters of the book are available via PDF download from within the course, and no additional purchase is required.

Management $79.00
A Manager’s Guide to Superior Customer Service MindEdge’s A Manager’s Guide to Superior Customer Service explores the art and science of developing a superior customer experience. Customers are vital to any organization and superior customer service can pay large financial dividends. Management $79.00
The Effective Manager’s Tool Box There are a number of managerial factors that are vital in managing and leading. Becoming a better manager or leader is directly connected to how well you can master them. The Effective Manager’s Toolbox is a suite of online modules designed to give managers a head start on managing issues correctly and professionally with less stress and fewer negative organizational circumstances. The modules offer learners an explanation of the managerial mindset that all managers and leaders must adopt to succeed.

After careful consideration of the relevant and reference managerial and leadership factors, including such topics as dealing with direct reports, solving problems, planning and budgeting, handling conflict, and others, learners are given a series of video-based scenarios and asked to consider how they would handle the challenges presented for the most optimal results.

Upon completion, learners are given a summary of what they’ve learned for quick reference while at work.

Management $299.00
A Manager’s Guide to Information Technology MindEdge’s A Manager’s Guide to Information Technology course is designed to help managers develop a solid understanding of the basic concepts and technologies that they will encounter in the information technology field. Learners in this course will expand their knowledge of IT through games, videos, interactive exercises, quizzes, and other engaging content.

Topics of major concern to managers are discussed throughout the course and include big data, cloud implementations, and mobile computing. Learners will combine these with business concepts in order to better inform business decisions.

Examples of real-world cases involving IT security and other relevant topics are also incorporated to further expand a learner’s knowledge of IT. In addition, certifications and careers in IT are introduced with explanations of each in this crucially important field.

Management $199.00
Time Management One of the more precious resources a manager has is his or her time. Managers can become more effective by employing time management and scheduling techniques, delegating, outsourcing key tasks, and employing technology. Effective time management helps managers achieve their goals. The concepts covered in this course will help create structure around your time management skills, and will help reveal any weaknesses in your time management habits. Making time management a priority is often the first step to keeping on task and maintaining a schedule. Management $79.00
Certificate in Nonprofit Management This 11-course certificate program introduces learners to key management issues for nonprofit organizations. Fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing, and setting strategic directions are all addressed and video commentary on these crucial topics will give insight into how nonprofit professionals apply key concepts in their own organizations. Nonprofit Management $699.00
Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization Reviews how to gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. After introducing the basics of budgeting in a nonprofit, the course continues to slightly more advanced budgeting topics such as capital budgets, cash flow budgets, and opportunity budgets. You will also learn how nonprofit organizations are using different budgeting techniques to handle operating challenges. Nonprofit Management $79.00
Capital Campaigns Covers the key terminology and practices surrounding running a successful capital campaign. Addresses the phases of conducting a capital campaign—evaluation, feasibility study, organization, solicitation, and post-campaign activities. Nonprofit Management $79.00
Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations Fundraising is one of the central activities of a nonprofit organization and nonprofit management. To help finance operating budgets, nonprofits must raise money every year. This course provides an introduction to fundraising for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit Management $150.00
How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement Reviews the major financial accounting statements that are used by nonprofit organizations. Provides an understanding of the types of financial statements that are used by nonprofit organizations, and how they differ from for-profit financial reporting. Also, the course demonstrates the power and limitations of accounting information in assessing financial performance and decision-making. You will also learn the uses of financial statement analysis, or ratio analysis for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit Management $79.00
Introduction to Grant Writing Offers a guide to the basics of grant writing. The course explores the relationship between grant writing and an organization’s strategy for fundraising. It also outlines the six stages of grant writing and highlights grant writing best practices. Nonprofit Management $150.00
Introduction to Nonprofit Management Provides a critical introduction to the fundamentals of nonprofit organizations. You will gain an understanding of the nonprofit sector and the issues facing nonprofit leaders and organizations. You will be exposed to the major areas of responsibility for nonprofit leaders, including strategy, managing employees and volunteers, fundraising, grant writing, board governance, marketing, innovation, and social media. Nonprofit Management $99.00
Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization Examines leadership theories and key qualities and ethics within leadership. After establishing this foundation, the course focuses on leadership in the nonprofit sector, including the leadership shortage and possible solutions. Nonprofit Management $99.00
Leading the Courtney Museum Simulation This course assumes the role of executive director of the troubled Courtney Museum, and deals with a series of personnel, marketing, financial, and board and community relation issues. Nonprofit Management/ Simulation $399.00
Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development Covers the fundamentals of board and volunteer development as well as recruiting, effective communication, and retention. Nonprofit Management $150.00
Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations Examines how nonprofits use marketing to publicize their mission and to gather contributions of time and money. The course also reviews marketing planning in the nonprofit organization. Nonprofit Management $79.00
Social Media for Nonprofits Introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations, and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest) as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers, and donors. Nonprofit Management $79.00
Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations Nonprofit managers are critical to successfully implementing strategy since they are responsible for carrying out the actions that will support it. By understanding a nonprofit’s strategy and how it helps the organization fulfill its mission, a manager can do a better job implementing the strategy. Nonprofit Management $79.00
Starting Your Own  Nonprofit This course is a how-to guide for anyone who’s got a great idea about how to give back to the community—but doesn’t know how to turn that idea into a reality. The course begins by considering a fundamental question: Is starting a nonprofit the best way to achieve your philanthropic goals? For those who answer “Yes,” the course then discusses the key steps in getting a nonprofit off the ground, including incorporating your organization; applying for tax-exempt status; drafting a business plan; choosing a board of directors and writing bylaws for the organization; recruiting employees and managing volunteers; and addressing the crucial issue of fundraising. Rich with videos and interactive content, this course provides a detailed and highly practical introduction to the fast-growing world of nonprofits. Nonprofit Management $79.00
Certificate in Sustainable Management Sustainability refers to the use of ecosystems and their resources in a manner that satisfies current needs without compromising the needs or options of future generations. A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. Sustainable Management $299.00
An Overview of Sustainable Management Sustainable management is managing a firm so that it generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. The business case for sustainable management is that it can help a company’s long-run profitability and success. This course provides an overview of sustainable management, and discusses the role of government and regulation in sustainable management practices. Sustainable Management $79.00
Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept of organizations taking responsibility for their impact on society and the environment. Businesses which embrace CSR promote the public interest through what they do (for example, encouraging community growth and development) and what they refrain from doing (for example, eliminating or avoiding practices that harm stakeholders, regardless of whether such practices are legal). CSR is the inclusion of the public interest into corporate decision-making. Sustainable Management $79.00
Measuring Sustainable Management Performance One well-known business saying is that you can’t manage what you can’t measure. With the growing importance of sustainable management, business leaders must find the appropriate tools and techniques for measuring their organization’s sustainability performance. This course reviews the measurement of sustainable management practices and performance. Sustainable Management $79.00
Sustainable Management: Leadership Ethics Leaders are increasingly being held responsible and accountable for the manner in which they lead—and if they are adhering to ethical behavior when they make decisions. Organizations have learned that the costs of unethical actions can be high, both legally, and from the perspective of brand image and reputation. At the same time, research is showing that good business ethics translates to good business results. Leading in an ethical manner can provide a clear advantage in building a thriving enterpris Sustainable Management $79.00
Taking the Helm at Coastal Industries Simulation Throughout this simulation, you will play the role of the new chief executive officer of Coastal Industries, a fictional manufacturer of industrial transformers. During the simulation, you will be asked to make a series of decisions as Coastal Industries adopts sustainable management practices. These decisions will involve the company’s operations, its standing in the community, and its relations with local government and state and federal regulators. Each of your decisions will affect Coastal Industries in different ways. You will be asked to make a series of decisions during the simulation, and each decision will impact the project in different ways. As you make these decisions, an adaptive scoreboard will reflect the impact of your choices on project success. Sustainable Management/ Simulation $399.00
Triple Bottom Line Accounting In order to pursue the goal of sustainability, corporate and government leaders must manage companies and economies in terms of balancing and optimizing the triple bottom line of social, environmental, and economic impacts. The Triple Bottom Line concept, also known as the “3Ps” (“People, Planet, and Profit”), is both a metaphor for thinking about sustainability as well as the basis for a practical framework for accounting and reporting on organizations’ activities and impacts. The TBL concept borrows the well-known and widely accepted idea of financial accounting and its “bottom line” and expands it. Sustainable Management $79.00