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Workplace Essentials Series

People skills can help you stand out in the workplace and are highly desired by employers.  In this series of self-paced online courses you will be introduced to new people skills that can be applied in the workplace and help you to achieve career success.

These courses will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules between start and end dates.

REQUIRED TECHNOLOGY NEEDS
  • Active email address per participant (no sharing)
  • Computer, Tablet (iPad, Galaxy, etc.) or Smartphone
  • Access to high speed internet (min. 512k)
  • Device with camera, microphone & speaker for video conferencing
  • Most recent updated browsers

Upon successful completion of 7 out of 10 courses, students will receive a "Workplace Ready" Certificate of Professional Development. Select any course of interest. Courses do not have to be take sequentially.

Course 1)   Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace
Course 2)   Collaborating With Co-Workers
Course 3)   Improving Business Etiquette With Social & Emotional Intelligence  
Course 4)   Digital Citizenship
Course 5)   Employee Accountability
Course 6)   Anger Management
Course 7)   Increasing Productivity
Course 8)   Dealing with a Bully
Course 9)   Building Self-Esteem and Assertiveness
Course 10) Workplace Harassment

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1) Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand the value of diversity in the workplace 
  • Identify how to engage professionally with a diverse group of people 
  • Improve interactions with a diverse group of people

This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Dates: Sat - Sat, Oct 17 - 24
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20  

(6-hour, self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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2) Collaborating With Co-Workers

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand the importance of collaboration
  • Identify behaviors that interfere with successful collaboration
  • Use techniques for successful collaboration

This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Dates: Sat - Sat, Oct 31 - Nov 7
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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3) Improving Business Etiquette With Social & Emotional Intelligence

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand the importance of social and emotional intelligence 
  • Identify behaviors associated with low social and emotional intelligence 
  • Identify behaviors associated with high social and emotional intelligence 
  • Develop higher social and emotional intelligence
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Date: Wed - Wed, Nov 11 - 18
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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4) Digital Citizenship

Learner outcomes:
  • Identify appropriate behavior when using digital tools, such as a cellphone and the Internet
  • Recognize ethical and unethical uses of digital tools
  • Understand how to use digital tools safely
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Date: Wed - Wed, Oct 14 - 21
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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5) Employee Accountability

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand what accountability is
  • Define personal and corporate accountability
  • Develop skills to improve personal accountability
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Date: Wed - Wed, Oct 24 – Nov 4
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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6) Anger Management

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand how anger affects your mind, body, and behavior
  • Develop skills for transforming their anger into assertive behavior
  • Develop skills for effectively dealing with other people's anger
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Date: Sat - Sat, Nov 21 - 28
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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7) Increasing Productivity

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand personal efficiency
  • Use long-term goals to increase efficiency
  • Identify the disadvantages to multi-tasking
  • Understand how routines increase efficiency
  • Identify ways to overcome procrastination
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Dates: (Wed - Wed, Sep 16 - 23) or (Thu - Thu, Dec 3 - 10)
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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8) Dealing with a Bully

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand what bullying is and its impact on people and organization
  • Identify bullying behavior and the reasons for it
  • Identify ways to prevent bullying
  • Develop ways to protect yourself from bullying
  • Identify appropriate ways to address bullying
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Dates: (Wed - Wed, Sep 19 - 26) or (Sat - Sat, Dec 5 - 12)
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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9) Building Self-Esteem and Assertiveness

Learner outcomes:
  • Understand what self-esteem is
  • Develop skills for replacing unhealthy thought patterns with helpful ones
  • Develop skills for clearly communicating assertively
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Dates: Wed - Wed, Sep 30 - Oct 7
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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10) Workplace Harassment

Learner outcomes:
  • Define various types of harassment
  • Understand what is acceptable workplace behavior
  • Identify ways to prevent harassment
  • Identify ways to protect yourself from harassment
  • Understand how to address harassment through the complaint process
This 6-hour course will be delivered using the following format:
Asynchronous Online - Participants are to complete the self-paced online modules, between start and end dates.

Dates: Sat - Sat, Oct 3 - 10
Class meets: Anytime, self-paced
Location: Online
Cost: $20

(6-hour self-paced online course to be completed within a 1-week period.)

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