A Complete Guide to Investing (Fundamentals of Investments)

This course teaches you the securities market, the various types of investment securities (stocks, bond, options, futures, tax-advantaged investments, mutual funds, etc.), and the risk-return characteristics of each. It focuses on the principles and tools of investment analysis, asset allocation, portfolio selection and management. The course tells you what are available to invest in, the features of each type of investment, the advantages and disadvantages of each investment category, includi...
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Human Capital Management

This course prepares students to address the concepts of personnel development as managers. Students learn criteria for developing effective job analysis, appraisal systems, and appropriate career development plans for employees. Other topics include personnel selection, employee compensation, benefits, training, workplace diversity, discipline, employee rights, unions, and management behaviors. This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of...
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Essentials Of Human Resource Management

Becoming an Human Resource (HR) professional requires a working knowledge of the six key management practices of HR. Learners will explore the SHRM Essentials of HR Management through case study, research and evaluation, leaving the classroom with the ability to apply the critical knowledge and skills required to handle challenging HR issues and minimize organization risk. Compensation and Benefits & Employee Development Explain the components of a total reward system. Explain the proce...
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Benefit Plan Fundamentals

Offering employee benefits is critical in today's economy and workforce as they often create a competitive edge for the employer. Human resource professionals must understand the importance of employee benefits and how they impact the organization. In this course, students will understand growth of employee benefits, identify legislation surrounding benefits and differentiate what is mandatory and voluntary on behalf of the employer and the employee. This course provides .5 continuing educatio...
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Keys To Developing A Wellness Program

Organizations experience illness related costs in the billions each year. Workplace wellness programs are an essential part of any organization's strategy for maintaining a healthy and productive workplace environment. One responsibility of human resources is to execute and promote health and wellness to employees. Students will explore the importance of workplace wellness programs, identify policies and programs that promote workplace productivity and understand critical elements required for...
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Evaluating And Developing Compensation Plans

Compensation is a key component of an organization's total rewards strategy. Human resource professionals must possess the skills to evaluate and develop compensation plans. In this course, students will identify important components of compensation and benefits, analyze federal laws and regulations related to compensation, differentiate between mandatory and voluntary compensation and benefits, and assess how needs assessment and strategies relate to compensation plans. This course provides 0...
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Differentiating Fmla And Ada

Leaves of absence for employees are determined by an organizations compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As a human resource professional, understanding an employer's obligations under these laws is important to decreasing exposure to liability. In this course, students will identify the differences and similarities between FMLA and ADA and examine employer obligations. This course provides .5 continuing education units, in one -...
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Labor Relations And Unions

As a human resource professional it is imperative to understand: collective bargaining agreements, unionization processes, and the rights and responsibilities of employees, management and unions regarding federal labor relation laws and processes. In this course, students will examine the unionization process, identify unfair labor practices and identify collective bargaining processes in order to create equitable workplace environments. This course provides .5 continuing education units, over...
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Supporting Diversity

Possessing multicultural competence and advocation is necessary in today's diverse workforce and multicultural environments. Human resource professionals are accountable to the development and success of diversity within an organization. In this course, students will identify how to accommodate diverse employee populations in accordance with legislation, extend personal styles to include a variety of perspectives and represent multicultural awareness on behalf of the organization and it's empl...
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Hr Business Partners Within An Organization

The role of the Human Resource (HR) professional has shifted from being transactional to transformational. HR professionals partner with the business to develop, improve, and carry out the strategic goals of the organization. Learners will review the HR Business Partner (HRBP) role as it relates to an organization's goals and initiatives and identify business environment and trends to propose and support strategic initiatives. This course provides .5 continuing education units, over one 5-hour...
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Human Resource Analytics

Metrics, balanced scorecards, analytics and other data driven decision-making tools are standard operational tools used in business today. This course will delve into methods that capture and store a variety of data and explain how human resource professionals have the ability to use data to predict and potentially prevent problematic situations. Students will learn how to assign metrics to strategic initiatives, while adding value to human resource systems. This course provides .5 continuing ...
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Complexities Of Employment Law And Relations

Human resource professionals are responsible for understanding and applying employment law regulations within an ogranization resulting in positive employee and employer relations. This course explores federal laws and regulations that impact employee and labor relations in the workplace. Students will identify employement legistlation as it relates to: employee and employer relations, the development of organizational programs and procedures, its impact on performance management and disciplin...
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Employee Motivation And Engagement

A motivated and engaged employee paves the way to successful business results and saves an organization time and money. Human resource professionals align, develop, and execute employee engagement plans that drive organizational success. In this course, students will understand how to engage employees, link employee engagement to organizational goals, and execute strategy to maintain an engaged workforce. This course provides .5 continuing education units, over one 5-hour workshop. The tuition...
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Talent Acquisition And Retention

Talent acquisition and retention impacts all aspects of the workplace and everyone has a role to fulfill to ensure an organization runs smoothly and is successful. As critical responsibilities of human resource professionals, it is imperative to understand how to recruit, retain and align talent with an organization's strategy. In this course, students will identify innovative recruiting strategies, understand strategies that increase retention, and understand aligning of recruiting practices ...
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Preventing Violence In The Workplace

Workplace violence costs U.S. businesses and organizations billons each year. Human Resource professionals have the challenge of preventing, educating, and documenting workplace violence to ensure proper strategies are in effect so employees are safe. In this course, students will review the definition of workplace violence, identify workplace prevention strategies, and effective anti-violence practices for organizations. This course provides .5 continuing education units, over one 5 - hour wo...
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Social Media Strategies And Policy

Social media empowers people to connect, personalize, and influence communities, consumers, colleagues, employees, and organizations; all by way of electronic communication. While there are benefits with the use of social media, there are also risks. Human resource professionals must understand, manage usage and execute the strategies of all forms of social media. In this course students will learn the uses of social media in relationship to organizational objectives, performance results, poli...
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The Role Of The Strategic Hr Professional

The Role of the Strategic Human Resource (HR) Professional course provides a comprehensive overview of the current HR landscape. In this course, students will review the vital contributions, roles, behaviors, and strategic functions HR professionals play in the development, implementation and execution of organization wide objectives. Through this examination, students will develop an understanding of HR, its impact on the business environment and how HR professionals contribute to the organiz...
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Family, Community, And Media Relations

This course focuses on the role of the school principal as a catalyst for developing and maintaining collaboration with families, business and community groups, and the media to support a school’s vision and programs. Candidates analyze the research on school and community relations and its implications for their particular school. They also examine ways of learning about the nature of community resources, interests, and needs; establishing reciprocal relationships; the use of conflict resol...
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Human Resources Leadership And Management

This course focuses on the responsibilities involved in human resources administration in education. Methods of recruitment, selection, induction, development, compensation, and appraisal are examined. In addition, the course analyzes strategic planning, employment continuity, employment justice including laws, policies and procedures, and unionism. This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, sp...
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Business And Facilities Management

In this course, candidates study the processes for managing business functions and school facilities. Principal candidates study school budgeting and accounting procedures and examine issues regarding facilities management. Principal candidates also participate in field experiences related to business and facilities management. This graduate-level course is 6 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment...
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Strategic Human Resource Managment (HRCI: SPHR-aligned)

One of the key roles of senior HR professionals is to align activities in the HR function with the organization's strategic goals. Senior HR professionals are often directly involved with the corporate restructuring activities resulting from organizational changes and initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, offshoring, outsourcing, and divestiture. Managing third-party contracting and technology and measuring strategic performance, specifically of the HR function, are some other key cont...
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Risk Management (HRCI: PHR/SPHR aligned)

This course examines various steps in the risk management process and risk management strategies in terms of business continuity planning and liability insurance. The course also discusses arguably the most important employee health and safety regulation for HR professionals, the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The course also presents some other key regulations that HR professionals should be aware of for managing organizational risks and avoiding any noncompliance risks. This course expl...
University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Employee and Labor Relations (HRCI: PHR/SPHR-aligned)

This course focuses on the federal laws and regulations that affect employee and labor relations. It discusses individual employment rights, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) complaint process, and the role HR plays in the employment litigation process. The course also identifies strategies for facilitating positive employee relations and employee involvement in an organization. Finally, the course outlines methods for evaluating employee relations and the effectiveness of emp...
University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Compensation and Benefits (HRCI: PHR/SPHR-aligned)

This course examines compensation and benefits programs and their importance and impact on organizational objectives. It provides instruction on the applicable federal laws and regulations related to compensation and benefits programs as well as applicable tax regulations. This course also provides instruction on how to budget and account for compensation and benefits programs. Instruction is also provided on common compensation and benefits strategies and how to perform compensation and benef...
University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Human Rsource Development (HRCI: PHR/SPHR-aligned)

This course examines Human Resource Development (HRD) and Organizational Development (OD) activities and initiatives. This course also examines OD theories and applications and provides direction to HR professionals on how to approach OD initiatives to ensure they support organizational objectives. This course examines human resources development theories and activities, used to help increase individual and organizational effectiveness. Instruction on training facilitation techniques, instruct...
University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Workforce Planning and Employment (HRCI: PHR/SPHR-aligned)

This course examines employment legislation and regulations regarding strategic workforce planning. The course covers the need for HR professionals to link workforce requirements to an organization's short-term and long-term objectives - for example, how employees contribute to these objectives. This course also discusses the importance, and use, of workforce planning metrics such as turnover and recruitment statistics. This course focuses on job analysis and recruitment strategies. This cours...
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Business Management and Strategy (HRCI: PHR/SPHR aligned)

This course examines many of the elements of an organization's corporate strategy, the role of the HR function in the strategic planning process, and the key elements in corporate governance. The course focuses on the vital contributions HR professionals often make in the development and organization-wide communication of the mission, vision, values, strategic goals, and objectives. The course will also look at current business and regulatory environments, and how a working knowledge of those ...
University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Human Resources Core Knowledge (HRCI: PHR-SPHR-aligned)

This course examines key skills required in human resource professionals, including the ability to lead and motivate others. Human resources concepts and applications are also examined, as well as ethics and professional standards that every organization should follow. This course also provides insight into how to perform environmental scans, and discusses organizational structures as well as change management. This course examines personnel and administrative functions such as organizational ...
University of New Mexico Continuing Education

Business Management and Organizational Leadership with CAPM

Today’s managers need to be equipped with the right skills to deal with the growing number of challenges facing them, including dealing with the competition, coping with ethical dilemmas, identifying and hiring talent, managing diversity, building sustainability, and adapting to the latest technology. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of management, with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and the importance of critical th...
Bronx Community College

Business Management and Organizational Leadership for PMP

Today’s managers need to be equipped with the right skills to deal with the growing number of challenges facing them, including dealing with the competition, coping with ethical dilemmas, identifying and hiring talent, managing diversity, building sustainability, and adapting to the latest technology. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of management, with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and the importance of critical th...
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An Introduction to Six Sigma

The Six Sigma Yellow Belt course will give learners a flavor of some of the methodologies used in this popular quality tool. The learner will receive an overview of the Six Sigma movement itself and some DMAIC, Control and Causal methodologies.
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Sales and Marketing Professional

This course is designed to prepare you to successfully working in the sales and marketing industry. Topics will include sales strategies and best practices, marketing strategies and best practices, understanding the customer, producing, marketing, and sales off goods and services, and the global marketplace.
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Grant Writing

The Certificate in Grant Writing is perfect for anyone seeking to learn the essentials in writing or acquiring grants for private, public, or government use. If you are thinking of starting a business that utilizes grants you want to learn the essentials of writing, researching, obtaining, maintaining, operations and strategies within the grant system.
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Fundamentals of Lean for Business Organizations

Lean has its origin in the Japanese manufacturing industry in the 1980s as a waste reduction and improvement methodology. However, as it turned out, methods and principles of lean thinking spread to logistics, and from there on to the military and construction industries. Lean methods and principles have since been applied successfully across many other industries. Service and transactional industries that use Lean include healthcare, insurance, financial services and banking, call centers, go...
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Business Management Career Prep

Today’s managers need to be equipped with the right skills to deal with the growing number of challenges facing them, including dealing with the competition, coping with ethical dilemmas, identifying and hiring talent, managing diversity, building sustainability, and adapting to the latest technology. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of management, with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and the importance of critical th...
Bronx Community College

Business Management and Organizational Leadership Career Prep

Today’s managers need to be equipped with the right skills to deal with the growing number of challenges facing them, including dealing with the competition, coping with ethical dilemmas, identifying and hiring talent, managing diversity, building sustainability, and adapting to the latest technology. This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of management, with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and the importance of critical th...
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Six Sigma Green Belt

Six Sigma is a highly disciplined, data-driven improvement program that helps companies focus on eliminating defects in any process and delivering near-perfect products and services. Six Sigma has been globally accepted as a profitable and winning business strategy. More and more companies are embracing Six Sigma in a time when competition and sluggish markets have left operational efficiency and quality improvement as the only way to protect margins and win customer loyalty. Originally develo...
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Six Sigma Black Belt

Six Sigma is a data-driven improvement philosophy that views all activities within an organization as processes whose inputs can be controlled to effect significant improvements in process outputs. Six Sigma uses a rigorous and systematic methodology known as DMAIC (define, measure, analyze, improve, and control) and a number of qualitative and quantitative tools for driving process, product, and service improvements aimed at reducing defects and variation. Lean is also an improvement methodol...
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Project Management Professional Exam Prep with Organizational Leadership

This course will provide experienced project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and successfull...
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Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Prep

This course will provide experienced project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Project Management Professional (PMP) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and successfull...
Bronx Community College

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Exam Prep

Learn about the exciting world of today's Human Resource Management throughout this online course. This HR management course weaves together solid human resource principles, timely research and recent events, such as the latest rise in unemployment and financial problems facing the U.S. and other countries. This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today's business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve i...
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Customer Service Representative (CSR) Career Prep

The customer service representative plays an essential role in an organization's success through providing product and service information and resolving product and service problems. In this course, you will learn about the various duties and responsibilities of the customer service provider, and you will practice these using a variety of exercises, hypothetical interactions, and assignments. The goal of this course is to prepare you to be an outstanding, reliable, and successful customer ser...
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Certified Associate in Project Management Exam Prep with Organizational Leadership

This course will provide entry-level project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and ...
Bronx Community College

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Exam Prep

This course will provide entry-level project managers with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully complete the Project Management Institute’s nationally recognized Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam. This credential is considered the standard of excellence in the field of project management and is often a required credential in the field. This comprehensive course will use learning activities, practice exams, and assignments to help students prepare for, and ...
Bronx Community College

Start Your Own Business in Interior Decorating

In this course we will discuss the principles of interior decorating and design and the interior design business. The purpose of this course is to give the student tools, information, and strategies to equip them in a way that will give them the best chance of success when starting a business. We will discuss topics such as risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organization, human resources, and marketing. As a student reads, completes practices and assignments,...
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Start Your Own Business in Floristry

In this course, we will learn the fundamentals and art of floral design along with basics of the floral design business. The purpose of this course is to give the student tools, information, and strategies to equip them in a way that will give them the best chance of success when starting a business. We will discuss topics such as risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organization, human resources, and marketing. As a student reads, completes practices and assig...
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Start Your Own Business in Career Coaching

The purpose of this course is to give the student tools, information, and strategies to equip them in a way that will give them the best chance of success when starting a business. We will discuss topics such as risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organization, human resources, and marketing. As a student reads, completes practices and assignments, discusses with others, and takes assessments, he or she will gain a practical understanding of the components of a s...
Bronx Community College

Start Your Own Business in Aromatherapy

In this course we will discuss and become familiar with the principles of aromatherapy, the benefits of aromatherapy, the items and techniques used in aromatherapy and the basics of the aromatherapy business. The purpose of this course is to give the student tools, information, and strategies to equip them in a way that will give them the best chance of success when starting a business. We will discuss topics such as risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organiz...
Bronx Community College

Start Your Own Business in Alternative Energy

The purpose of this course is to give the student tools, information, and strategies to equip them in a way that will give them the best chance of success when starting a business. We will discuss topics such as risk, economics, the global market, ethics, legal considerations, organization, humans resources, and marketing. As a student reads, completes practices and assignments, discusses with others, and takes assessments, he or she will gain a practical understanding of the components of a...
Bronx Community College

Photographer Career Prep

In this course, you will find information about both conventional film photography and digital capture. You will develop a step by step understanding of both photographing and developing with digital tools as well as conventional photography and darkroom techniques. We will discuss general photographic techniques, visual awareness, and a variety of troubleshooting issues, as well as a basic understanding of the photography business.
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