For Instructors

Connect Your Classroom

IgnitEd now makes it easier than ever before to incorporate curriculum from around the world into your classroom. With just a few clicks you can connect to approximately 200 different globally-located Jesuit universities and institutions with the use of case studies, videos, podcasts and more. IgnitEd is an invaluable resource that can aid you with finding the perfect curricular tools, creating the perfect opportunity for your students to benefit from the centuries of Jesuit experience and tradition. 

“A case study is a tool for experiential learning, which is often more powerful when students are involved and actively contribute to the case discussion.”

 --Josep Franch

Associate Professor in Marketing and Dean at ESADE Business School (Barcelona, CA)

 

 

Current Learning Opportunities for Faculty

Influencing Without Authority

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 02/13/2019

Leadership is not about  having the power to exercise your authority.   Leadership is about behaving in ways that influence the feelings, thoughts and actions of others.

“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” ~ Ken Blanchard

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 04/11/2019

Whether you have the word “financial” in your job title, or not, every day you are involved in the world of finance, through business conversations, decisions and the very work you do.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers will teach business professionals how to incorporate an understanding of financial concepts into their decisions and everyday interactions, so they can better manage their tasks, lead others and achieve desired results for their organization.

Executive Certificate in Financial Planning

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 12/20/2019

Although the financial crisis has made the public more wary about financial issues, the demand for financial planners is expected to continue growing.   However, proven credibility and trust are essential to a successful future in financial planning.

Xavier University’s Executive Certificate in Financial Planning enables for financial planners to obtain industry recognized credentials, through an accelerated education and preparation program  – building knowledge and enhancing client confidence.

Employee Engagement Management Skills

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 05/16/2019

This program clearly defines what employee engagement is and why it matters. Participants will develop communication strategies and effective performance management practices to engage their workforce as a leader.

Emotional Intelligence

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 05/07/2019

In today’s world it takes more than a high intelligence and solid technical and functional skills to be a successful, inspiring leader. It takes self-awareness, self-control, empathy, influence and the ability to build collaborative relationships. We call these behaviors Emotional Intelligence. They are the personal and social competencies that differentiate star performers from average ones.

Demystifying Unconscious Bias

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 04/09/2019

This program will dive into details of strategies for becoming more aware of unconscious bias, how to recognize the neuroscience behind bias and how bias impacts decisions and an organization’s bottom line.

Critical Conversations for Managing Conflict

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 03/26/2019

Critical Conversations will feature a fast-paced mixture of discussion and interactive exercises that allow participants to:

Communicating for Maximum Impact

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 04/02/2019

As a business professional, your role  involves getting things done through others.  Therefore, your most powerful tool is the ability to communicate.  This interactive workshop helps you recognize when to communicate, how to effectively communicate, and what to do when obstacles get in the way. You’ll discover how proper communication allows you to successfully provide feedback, conduct coaching, motivate your staff, resolve conflict and meet everyday workplace challenges–all with an eye toward becoming a manager who helps team members achieve results.

Analytics Certificate

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 12/20/2019

The Analytics Certificate prepares participants to dig deep into data to discover the secrets hidden within, apply the right quantitative techniques to solve problems and clearly communicate and tell data stories to enhance business decision-making.

The Analytics Certificate Fee is $10,000 per person. Any required textbooks, software and/or materials are additional at actual cost.

Accountability

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Alumni, Faculty, Administration, Continuing Education
Posted On: 11/20/2018
Registration Deadline: 05/27/2019

Accountability is the soil that feeds our growth. How we demonstrate accountability to each other is the KEY DRIVER of excellence. When we serve each other first, magic happens – better serving the customer and the bottom line all the more. We remain convinced that mutual accountability is the answer to improving performance, achieving results and building positive morale at every level in the organization.
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