Introduction to Google Hangouts – Students and Teachers
Learn how to use this free video conferencing software with Introduction to Google Hangouts. Use Hangouts as a presentation platform for classroom guest speakers who can’t make it into the classroom, conference with busy parents remotely, or keep in touch with colleagues in real-time. This course shows you how to use the chat and screensharing features as sharing tools for the best digital conferencing experience possible. You’ll also be instructed on how you can integrate Google Hangouts with Google Drive for a seamless workflow.
Introduction to Google Sites – Students and Teachers
Does it sometimes feel like running your classroom would be easier if you had your own classroom website? Introduction to Google Sites instructs you how to do exactly that. Create your own free websites using Google Sites to share information with students anywhere at any time. This course will teach you how to create and name your own Site, use or create a Site template, design your Site using the menu options, and publishing it live.
Introduction to Google Slides – Students and Teachers
Looking for a free alternative to PowerPoint? Google Slides is the answer! Introduction to Google Slides will walk you through how to use Google’s free presentation software to create classroom lessons and professional presentations. You’ll cover everything from creating and naming a Google Slide to designing templates to sharing Slides with your colleagues for your own group “beg, borrow, and steal” stash.
Introduction to Screencasting – Students and Teachers
Flipped classrooms are all the rage in contemporary pedagogy, and this course will prepare you and your classroom for its seamless integration. Introduction to the Screencasting and the Flipped Classroom will use web- and computer-based tools to produce both teacher and student created videos. This course will introduce you to Screencast-o-matic, Screencastify, and Loom to start recording your lectures and manage your videos. Bring your lesson content to life outside the classroom and use your time with students to engage in more activities and differentiated instruction.
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.
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