Compensating and Managing Human Capital
This course is designed to introduce the student to effective compensation plan design. Differing philosophies in total rewards are presented, and system design components are examined. The job evaluation process is explained, and a basic pay system is demonstrated. Legally mandated benefits are defined, and the variety of additional benefits employers offer are explored.
Database Management Systems
Organizations must manage their data resources effectively in order to remain competitive. The efficient design, deployment, use and management of database systems requires an understanding of the fundamentals of database management systems, techniques for the design of databases and principles of database administration. This course emphasizes the fundamentals of database modeling, design, and development, the languages and utilities provided by database management systems, and the techniques for implementing and managing database systems. Although primary emphasis will be on relational database management systems, the object-oriented and distributed models will also be examined.
- Exhibit disciplinary knowledge in business intelligence and analytics
- Think critically to aid decision making
- Communicate professionally
- Commit to action that demonstrates care for others
- Exhibit personal habits consistent with leadership formation
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.
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.
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
Health Behavior Modification (HWC 650)
This course studies behavior modification theories and techniques that can be applied to affect human behavior. Students explore methods, terminology and procedures used, as well as the development and history of behavior modification. Students evaluate and research papers that are based on behavior modification practices and procedures. An emphasis is placed on effective interpersonal communication with others that can lead to positive health outcomes.
Innovation and Design Thinking
The Creighton University Design Thinking program combines the techniques of empathy, defining the challenge, ideation, prototyping, and testing used by experts in the field with those used by Creighton alumni in real-world examples to help you approach your own challenges at work and home.
The program includes:
- online videos
- textbook and online readings
- final collaborative real world challenge
The lessons in this program lead you through the design thinking steps and enable you not only to participate in design thinking activities, but lead them as well. This program follows the Jesuit values of empathy, diversity and positive social change. Learn how you can make impactful contributions as you approach a variety of challenges!
Introduction to Business and Data Analytics
The course provides an overview of business analytics as well as introduces and reinforces the concepts common to all modern statistical methods. Coverage includes sampling, confidence, hypothesis testing, and simple linear regression.
Introduction to Collaborative Care for Educators & Clinicians
This course introduces the basics about interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP). The course is offered in a self-paced online format with a competency-based approach. Each lesson builds on previous content.
In addition to basic IPECP terminology, participants will gain an understanding based on the four Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, the basics of effective health care teamwork and how to lead an interprofessional team. You’ll learn from instructors who are experts both in IPECP and in online teaching. In addition, the course offers a flexible learning approach and can be completed anywhere, anytime.
The course offers eight (8) CMEs through Creighton University’s Health Sciences Continuing Education, which has joint accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the first university to receive this accreditation.
Introduction to Financial Psychology
This course is designed to develop knowledge and skills to use with individuals, families and business owners to help them meet their financial goals. This course is an introductory financial psychology course that examines the intersection between financial planning, financial coaching, and financial therapy. This course introduces students to:
- the impact of early financial experiences on money beliefs, financial behaviors, and an individual’s ability to achieve business and personal financial goals
- money disorders frequently seen by financial professionals
- techniques to establish rapport with clients
- tools to help clients change problematic/destructive money-related behaviors
- techniques to deal with client resistance to change
- tools to work with couples and families
- cognitive biases that influence investing behavior
- methods for integrating financial psychology knowledge and tools into personal financial planning
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