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Start date: 07/19/2017

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Language: EnglishDescription: Project management is the planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of company resources in the short-term with the purpose of completing specific goals. While there are a number of available methods, careful consideration should always be given to the "big picture" project objectives, timeline, cost, and the roles and responsibilities of participants and stakeholders. This course will discuss the basics of project management from the initiation process through execution and project closure.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

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Tuition: $40.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Sustainable management is managing a firm so that it generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts. The business case for sustainable management is that it can help a company's long-run profitability and success.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Tuition: $195.00

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Time-on-Task: 34 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. Students will learn the terminology, tools, and techniques that are required to take a project from the initiating process to planning, executing, controlling, and closing. In addition to providing students with an overview of key concepts in Project Management Institute's (PMI®) A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition, this course will include exercises intended to build confidence and raise the students' chances of passing the CAPM® Exam. Course Objectives       Use Project Management Institute's (PMI)® project management framework to initiate a project       Apply project initiation tools and techniques in order to develop a project charter and stakeholder management strategy       Develop a flexible and practical project management plan covering the major project lifecycle processes and phases       Explain project execution's relationship to project planning, the factors that contribute to success, and the tools and techniques used       Apply monitoring, control, and closing techniques to measure progress on the project and forecast project completion requirements       Perform the sequence of steps a project manager must take to ensure a smooth project close and improvement on future projects       Demonstrate exam strategies in preparation for the CAPM® certification exam You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Tuition: $699.00

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Time-on-Task: 36 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionNavigating a job search can be frustrating, daunting, and ineffective if done incorrectly. Job seekers need to know how to develop a proactive job search. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to use data from self-assessment tools to select a job title, analyze their career marketing documents, analyze the strategies available to effectively access the hidden job market and the strategies to employ before, during, and after a job interview. Students will be able to differentiate between network communication strategies, develop a job search social media plan, and analyze the resources available to them in their job search. Course Objectives       Analyze the results of a self-assessment as it relates to a job search       Create career marketing documentation to use in a job search       Analyze strategies used to access the hidden job market       Determine a job search communication strategy       Analyze a social media plan for use in a job search       Develop a job search monitoring plan       Analyze job pre-interview strategies       Analyze job post-interview strategies You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Tuition: $399.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course explains the importance of Lean for Healthcare, how to implement it, and why itproduces substantial benefits. Upon completing this program students will be able to: • Promote, organize and manage change • Identify and create a plan to reduce waste as related to the office environment• Create metrics for determining the effectiveness of implemented changeInstructor Description: Brian Furlong is a seasoned senior executive with 35+ years of experience in manufacturing, healthcare and finance. After working domestically and internationally for major companies such as Emerson, Westinghouse, Invensys, and National Westminster Bank, Brian has in-depth knowledge of manufacturing and administrative processes. He has directed projects to start up plants in England, Ireland, Thailand, and Mexico and has completed acquisitions in England, China, and India. He's a passionate advocate of Lean Enterprise and has successfully completed implementation in numerous facilities in the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia.Brian has been practicing, teaching and consulting on Lean Enterprise in manufacturing, healthcare and service industries for over 14 years. He is the co-author of the book “The Elusive Lean Enterprise” and is an adjunct faculty instructor at several universities. Brian has traveled extensively and has lived and worked in four countries.

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Tuition: $2,295.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Lean enterprise is a process designed to bring about rapid improvements to an organization's performance through an overhaul of the value stream. It is composed of a comprehensive set of elements, rules, and tools that focus on value, waste elimination, and continuous incremental improvement.As market forces dictate pricing and lead-time pressures, businesses need to focus on waste-free processes in order to grow margins and remain competitive. Lean uses specific concepts that are intended to provide excellent quality products, delivered on time, at the lowest total cost, and only on the specific demand of the customer. Companies transitioning to a lean culture are now seeing radical improvements in profitability, service levels, productivity, asset utilization, cash flow, inventory levels, product designs, quality, cycle times, and product costs.The Lean Mastery Online Program contains clear, concise information on transforming an enterprise to lean. The program is packed with examples, photographs, graphics, quizzes, progress tests, case studies, and many interactive features that provide tips, "try this" exercises, and in-depth information.Upon completing this program students will be able to: • Promote, organize and manage change • Identify and create a plan to reduce waste as related to the manufacturing environment• Create metrics for determining the effectiveness of implemented changeInstructor Description: Brian Furlong is a seasoned senior executive with 35+ years of experience in manufacturing, healthcare and finance. After working domestically and internationally for major companies such as Emerson, Westinghouse, Invensys, and National Westminster Bank, Brian has in-depth knowledge of manufacturing and administrative processes. He has directed projects to start up plants in England, Ireland, Thailand, and Mexico and has completed acquisitions in England, China, and India. He's a passionate advocate of Lean Enterprise and has successfully completed implementation in numerous facilities in the United States, Mexico, Europe, and Asia.Brian has been practicing, teaching and consulting on Lean Enterprise in manufacturing, healthcare and service industries for over 14 years. He is the co-author of the book “The Elusive Lean Enterprise” and is an adjunct faculty instructor at several universities. Brian has traveled extensively and has lived and worked in four countries.

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapters 1 and 2 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will consider some of the organizational issues surrounding project management. You will review how different organizations handle the responsibilities of project management and focus on the entity known as a project management office, or PMO. You will also learn how organizational structure can play a key role in the success or failure of project management.This course contains video segments of project management professionals who offer advice and best practices about how to become a more effective project manager. By submitting a question via the course's Ask the Expert link, you get access to project managers who will answer your questions within 24-48 hours.Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Tuition: $99.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 11 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this module, you will define the core elements of risk management, including the risk register. You will also understand how risks are identified, prioritized, quantified, and used in decision-making.This course contains video segments of project management professionals who offer advice and best practices about how to become a more effective project manager. By submitting a question via the course's Ask the Expert link, you get access to project managers who will answer your questions within 24-48 hours.Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Tuition: $99.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapter 13 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will learn about how to effectively identify project stakeholders and involve them throughout the project to enhance the prospects for success.This course contains video segments of project management professionals who offer advice and best practices about how to become a more effective project manager. By submitting a question via the course's Ask the Expert link, you get access to project managers who will answer your questions within 24-48 hours.Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Tuition: $99.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course is designed to give learners an assessment of their readiness to take PMI®'s PMP® Exam. It contains five process group assessments, as well as two 200-question practice exams, which cover the Project Management Institute's standard, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The practice exams provide a comprehensive review of the PMBOK® Guide. You will also review key strategies for preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Tuition: $99.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course was designed as a supplemental study guide for the major content areas of Chapters 3 and 4 of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Fifth Edition. In this course, you will be introduced to the five project management process groups and 10 project management knowledge areas into which PMI® sorts all project activities. You will also learn how processes in the Project Integration Management knowledge area encourage relationships between project processes that keep the project's activities coordinated and on track for success.This course contains video segments of project management professionals who offer advice and best practices about how to become a more effective project manager. By submitting a question via the course's Ask the Expert link, you get access to project managers who will answer your questions within 24-48 hours.Taking advantage of online interactivity, the course contains a vocabulary game, flashcards, and other activities to help you master the material.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Tuition: $99.00

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