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 Academic Service-Learning
This session will provide educators with the essential tools and fundamental concepts of service-learning, a teaching method that integrates service and reflection into student learning.
Research supports service-learning as a highly effective approach for student engagement that leads to academic, civic, and personal benefits.
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 Collaborative Care for Students
This online, self-paced course provides a basic introduction to the concepts of interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) for health professions students–at Creighton or other institutions. The course is designed to be .5 credits or 8 contact hours.
Students receive an introduction to:
- Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
- Roles and responsibilities of health care providers on the team
- Health care team development and dynamics
The course is integrated with cases for application and knowledge growth.
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
Leadership Presentation Skills
Participants will learn how to be articulate and confident through this hands-on presentation skills course. This course will ensure that participants can deliver clear, complete and organized presentations to any group. Participants learn effective physical delivery skills along with road maps for real-world situations.
Leading Your Team
The ability to motivate and lead by example are hallmarks of successful business leaders. In this seminar, we explore practices on how to best lead your team. This seminar includes discussion on how to foster motivation, provide constructive feedback, and coach team members and employees.
Leaning into Six Sigma Basics
Learn a new way to eliminate waste in your business operations with the Lean and Six Sigma (6ơ) approaches and how Lean Enterprise tools can be used for faster 6ơ results. This course explores the similarities and differences of both the Lean and 6ơ, and it helps participants pick the best approach for their specific operations, team, or work culture.
Living Life with Intention: Helping women set and achieve goals in all aspects of their lives
Women have begun acknowledging that we can’t have it all—at least not at the same time. Additionally, more women are coming forward to say that maybe a pause in one’s career is okay and does not have to be a career-killer.
This interactive workshop focuses on the idea that living life in an intentional manner will lead to having meaningful balance in one’s life. This session encourages women to set goals for their personal and professional lives, while thoughtfully identifying the best path for this journey. Participants will gain ideas for how self-advocacy and values identification can lead to living a life with more intention and thus more balance.