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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
Certified Treasury Professional
This certification covers what leaders should consider when making tough fiscal decisions and how to determine which ideas are best financially to implement. Based on the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) body of knowledge and written by experts, it is the preferred study resource for the CTP exam.
Scrum is an agile framework for product development. In our ScrumMaster® course, you will learn about the history of agile development and the disciplines promoted by Scrum. Scrum can apply to many industries such as IT, finance, government, health care, telecommunications, construction, education, insurance, automotive, manufacturing, and others that need to develop high-quality solutions quickly. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Scrum methodology while reviewing the behaviors expected of a ScrumMaster.
Our ScrumMaster® certification is taught by a Scrum Alliance Certified Trainer through a partnership with Collaborative Leadership Team and will cover techniques for managing product backlogs, long and short-range planning, project execution, and progress reporting. In-depth discussions, exercises, and case studies will reinforce the ideas learned.
After taking this course your information will be submitted to the Scrum Alliance and you will be eligible to take the Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) online exam. You must participate in both days of training to be eligible for submission to Scrum Alliance.
It is not necessary for you to have experience working in an Agile environment; however, project management experience is helpful.
Certified Scrum Product Owner®
Certified Scrum Product Owner® professionals have been taught the Scrum terminology, practices, and principles that enable them to fulfill the role of Product Owner on a Scrum team. CSPOs are typically the individuals who are closest to the “business side” of the project. They are charged by the organization to “get the product out” and are expected to do the best possible job of satisfying all the stakeholders. CSPOs maintain the product backlog and ensure that everyone knows the priorities.
Taking the CSPO course is the first step on your path of becoming more Agile. To truly master Scrum, experience and continuing education are necessary.
By earning a Certified Scrum Product Owner® certification you:
- Learn the foundation of Scrum and the scope of the Certified Scrum Product Owner’s role from the best minds in Scrum.
- Demonstrate to employers and peers your attainment of core Scrum knowledge.
- Expand your career opportunities by staying relevant and marketable across all industry sectors adopting Agile practices.
- Engage with a community of recognized Scrum experts who are committed to continuous improvement.
Building and Maintaining Authentic Relationships
Participants will learn how to build and maintain their business networks in this Creighton Leadership U seminar. This seminar provides participants with techniques for building and maintaining trust in their business relationships.
Building and Leading Teams
Building the perfect team for your company is much easier said than done. Learn how to recruit the right employees for their team and how to build that team to its maximum effectiveness. With this Creighton Leadership U seminar, you will learn best practices for recruiting and forming your team.
Participants will leave this informative seminar with helpful tips on the team formation process, placing them in a better position to create the best team and reap the benefits of effective teamwork immediately.
Building and Maintaining Authentic Relationships
Finding True North in Leadership
Body Language, Communication, and Professional Excellence
Body language and facial expressions play a tremendous role in all communication interactions. The ways individuals use their bodies to communication or support a message has a direct impact on how people perceive each other, the messages received, and the ways in which people relate to each other in personal and public interactions. In this session, we will discuss the various types of body language (nonverbal communication), the different functions of body language, and why body language is important in a variety of communication acts.
Applied Behavioral Finance
This course is an applied behavioral finance course examining the intersection of behavioral finance, financial psychology, and financial planning theory, practice, and research. It reviews the research on behavioral finance and investor psychology, exploring the effects of human emotions and cognitive errors on financial decisions. This course focuses on the application of behavioral finance theory and research to the practice of business, financial planning, and financial therapy to help professionals improve the financial health of their clients.
Advanced Certified ScrumMaster®
By building upon the core Scrum framework, this course helps you move towards a professional and practitioner ScrumMaster® level, allowing you to realize more of your untapped potential and that of your team. The course is a highly interactive learning experience that promises to share best practice, explore real life problems, and offer practical techniques to take away and apply immediately.
Achieving Communication Effectiveness
Effective communication is the core of any of relationship or interaction, especially in the workplace. When companies lack this vital skill, it is easy to become disorganized and distracted from your company’s goals.
In this course, you will learn the core communication skills and how to apply them in everyday life at your organization.
5-S / Visual
In the workplace, it is essential to eliminate variation in processes and establish a standard way of doing work. Our 5S / Visual course is the perfect starting point for establishing team cohesiveness, standardizing processes and learning to sustain them. This is an excellent introductory Lean Enterprise tool for all levels in an organization. This course will explain the five steps in the 5-S process of creating workplace cleanliness and organization, including visual signals.