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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
Finding True North in Leadership
During this Creighton Leadership U seminar, participants will discuss how core values drive managerial, career and life goals.
Financial Communication and Interviewing
This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills for personal financial planners, business professionals, coaches, counselors, and therapists to help them improve their client communication and interviewing skills. This course examines the practical application of advanced communication and interviewing skills. This course introduces students to:
- speaking the language of the subconscious
- the psychology of optimal client experiences (internal and external factors)
- methods of establishing rapport
- exquisite listening™ techniques
- the use of open-ended inquiries, active listening, and summarizing
- understanding client ambivalence to change
- techniques to overcome client resistance to change
- neurolinguistic programming, and
- motivational interviewing.
- Learning Objectives
Executive Education Seminar in Strategic Planning
The Executive Education Seminar in Strategic Planning is based on the collective experience of the experts within Horizon Strategies made up of senior military leaders with extensive leadership, strategy and policy formulation, and strategic and operational planning experience along with academic excellence, research, and graduate instruction. This synergy translates to a dynamic and challenging experience for seminar participants. This is a four-day, 32-hour seminar, that provides three Creighton University continuing education credits.
Ethical Values Driven Leadership
As a leader, you will face ethical dilemmas and need to understand how you consider your role in a values-driven organization when presented with such a situation. This course examines ethics on a personal and practical level and takes a structured framework to evaluate the relevant organizational cases of participants and their business.
ERP and Lean Basics
This course dives into the basics of ERP and Lean basics including the process related to ERP, ERP system transactions, production, and scheduling, among other related topics. For any experienced executive, the ERP and Lean Basics course will be immensely beneficial in explaining the importance of ERP and in learning practical methods to integrate ERP and DRP with Lean Enterprise Basics. This will provide some practical tools to leverage ERP to generate electronic Kanban signals across a supply chain, manage supply chain lead time in planning and execution, and reduce supply chain inventory to needed levels instead of just-in-case levels.
Engaging and Retaining Human Capital
This course is focused on evaluating the effectiveness of an organization’s human resource programs in motivating and retaining employees. The topics of employee motivation, satisfaction and commitment are discussed. HR policies that meet organizational needs, are legally compliant, and are viewed by employees to be fair are examined.
Emotional and Social Intelligence
Research has shown that high IQ is not the lone determinant for success in business. In fact, high performers have an extra special something else that has now been identified as “Social and Emotional Intelligence” or EI for short. So, it really takes the use of both parts of our brains and the ability to use our logical side to help guide our emotional side.
What is social and emotional intelligence (EI) and what does it have to do with our work environment? How can having high EI translate into better relationships and improved performance? All of these questions and much more will be covered in this interactive training workshop.
Dynamics of Conflict Resolution
This course examines the fundamental nature of conflict: how conflict arises; the patterns it follows; the different levels at which it gets expressed; and the different ways in which people, communities, organizations, and societies understand and approach conflict. The course considers a range of theoretical approaches to conflict and conflict resolution and looks at particular dynamics that define the way in which conflict plays out. The course considers particularly how conflict is defined by the interplay of power, communication, and culture.
Badges and Certificates
Dynamics of Conflict Resolution is one of two courses that together lead to the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution: Fundamentals badge. It is also one of five courses in the Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Graduate Certificate and also in the Healthcare Collaboration and Conflict Management Graduate Certificate.
Developing Performance Goals and Standards
When setting goals for a project, you have to be SMART to be successful. Learn the SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-oriented, Time-framed) approach to consistent performance improvement with Creighton. This course includes an in-depth analysis and discussion of how to apply this system in the office.
Participants who complete this course will be able to be better suited to set attainable goals for themselves and their teams using the SMART system, leading to better outcomes and more motivated employees.
Developing and Managing Talent
This course is designed to introduce the student to a strategic approach for training and developing an organization’s human capital. Training needs analysis is discussed, and the various methodologies and considerations are examined to address both short and long-term training and development goals, including leadership development objectives. Effective talent management begins with communicating performance expectations, and providing feedback on progress. Various methods of performance evaluation are presented to the student to accomplish performance improvement goals.