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.
SHRM Test Prep with the 2018 SHRM Learning System®
This intensive 12-week program combines expert instruction with the SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP, so you will learn faster, retain more knowledge and stay on track for success on the exam.
Dates 9/10/18 to 11/26/18
Time 5:30pm to 8:30pm
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.
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.
Advanced Lifestyle Medicine (HWC 591)
Lifestyle medicine is the use of healthy lifestyle behaviors to prevent and treat chronic diseases. In this course, students will consider comprehensively applying lifestyle medicine strategies to healthy individuals, to those with chronic diseases, and as part of a self-care program. Students will also consider lifestyle medicine as its own medical explanatory framework for disease, illness and health.
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.
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.
Bridge the Gap
Bridge the Gap, a fun, experiential exercise, will help you build unity within your organization. Within any organization, there are customers and suppliers. People often struggle to see the entire system in their own “job” and the immediate needs of their subgroup. They miss seeing their vital role within the entire organizational team.
The symptoms are obvious: distrust, self-serving behavior, self-filling prophesies and missed or broken commitments. The external results are compromised quality, reduced productivity, reduced capacity and poor customer service.
The Setup: You are traveling through dangerous terrain. Tangling alliances with untrusting princesses, armed librarians, seemingly jovial pirates, stoic professors and other assorted enemies make it difficult to interact freely. You wade through this quagmire of miscommunication, misunderstanding and mistrust, all stemming from cultural differences, in the hope of reaching the bridge to the promised land of collaboration and consensus. However, along the way you must contend with petty jealousies, territorial disputes, intellectual rivalries, and even a few precarious truces established on the matrimonial altar.
Bridge the Gap actively demonstrates how communication and collaboration are the cornerstones to consensus and a dynamic work environment. To reach this optimum atmosphere, teams must demolish outdated grudges and damaging suspicions. Bridge the Gap shatters perceptions and preconceived notions to demonstrate the power of collaborating in an organizational team. You will be surprised as you acquire and sharpen skills in result-focused teamwork, objective and data-driven collaboration, and open and productive communication, all with an eye to achieving the ultimate goal- becoming united as one people.
The gaps have been exposed and the learning journey has begun. It is time to address how the gaps from the exercise relate to the gaps in your organization. Do you have an idea of these shortcomings? We can recommend a specific course, such as focusing on conflict resolution, effective communication or working in a diverse environment, to correct these limitations. Do you need help identifying your specific needs? Bridge the Gap will reveal the areas we can then help you address.