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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.
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Current Learning Opportunities for Faculty
The Psychology of Personal Finances
This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills so financial and business professionals can work effectively with clients. This is an advanced course surveying topics facilitating the integration of financial psychology into financial planning, financial coaching, business and financial therapy. This course provides students with an in-depth exploration of:
- the psychology of wealth
- techniques to counteract self-limiting and/or self-defeating financial behaviors
- change theory and enhancing motivation
- cognitive-behavioral financial psychology
- solution-focused financial psychology
- financial psychology ethics
- assessment in financial psychology
This is an online course through Creighton University worth 3 credits. It is one of five courses in the Certificate in Financial Psychology & Behavioral Finance.
The Human Capital Management Environment
This course presents the organizational context of human resource management, and its role in optimizing an organization’s capability to meet its business objectives and achieve its mission. Participants will examine the diverse philosophies and contemporary practices of multiple companies, in a variety of industries, and will gain an understanding of the effectiveness of these differing approaches.
Technology and Communication at Work: Speaking
Organizations are increasingly transferring traditional face-to-face methods of communication to an online format, but expecting the quality of those interactions to be excellent. However, many people and organizations struggle to develop professional presentations using online features while effectively communicating with their clients. Additionally, speaking in front of others causes many speakers a higher level of anxiety. In this session, we will discuss conducting online interactions, conducting business meetings, presenting to an online audience, and analyzing methods of overcoming public speaking anxiety.
Technology and Communication at Work: Online Messages
Companies use many forms of communication to conduct routine business. However, email and digital communication has largely become the primary method of contact. The distinction for organizations in using such technology effectively, is the ability to develop messages with impact, to share messages appropriate to the audience in addition to the occasion, and establish professional excellence. This session will focus on developing quality emails, press releases, proposals, digital cover letters, resumes, and collaborating with colleagues in an online format.
Sustainability and Social Justice Teaching
Attendees will learn foundational frameworks of sustainability, including how the concept of sustainability aligns with Social Justice Teaching.
Toolkits, podcasts, worksheets, and other resources for the classroom will be provided.
Survey of Business Intelligence and Analytics
Business Intelligence (BI) and Data Analytics are at the forefront of modern business management and have become key components in accomplishing strategic and operational goals. This course explores the fundamental sources of BI and surveys the new frontiers of data management and analytics, while introducing techniques and tools used to transform data into actionable information.
Supporting Non-native English Speakers in the Classroom
This workshop will help teachers design course materials and teaching strategies that engage non-native English speakers’ prior knowledge in all academic areas.
Emphasis will be placed on practical tools to help maximize learning and increase classroom interaction and academic success.
Strengthening Your Well-being and Resiliency
Research shows that people who have high well-being and strong resiliency are often happier and more productive, both at work and at home. This interactive workshop focuses on strategies for improving or maintaining a high-quality level of well-being, as well as developing skills for stronger resiliency. Participants will develop a plan for focusing on their well-being and identify strategies for improving resiliency.
Strategic Planning & Implementation
This Creighton Leadership U seminar focuses on how to develop and implement a strategic plan. Participants will gain understanding of strategic fit and how to use communication strategy in developing a plan.
In this hands-on course, participants will learn to stabilize their current condition and use it as a springboard to evaluate all changes. Discussion will be on the history of standardized work compared to work standards and will address the challenges of moving work standards organization to standard work. You will learn standard work is not the same as work standards.