Category "Business & Management"

  • Lean Six Sigma for Hospitals

    Hospitals today face major challenges. Health insurers are demanding lower prices. Patients are demanding an improvement in their quality of care. Our Lean Six Sigma for Hospitals course applies Lean Six Sigma principles to patient flow, data management, and statistics. The result is a faster, better, and more profitable hospital. Students will learn how to locate opportunities for improvement and apply Lean Six Sigma concepts to quickly improve hospital operations, quality of care, and reduce costs.
  • Introduction to Lean Six Sigma

    Our Introduction to Lean Six Sigma course details the process for improving business operations using the integration of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies. This course will take you through each phase of the Six Sigma process, introducing tools and providing methods for successful process management. Lean Six Sigma emphasizes a culture of quality where businesses fully understand their internal processes, their customers’ expectations, and future needs. Learn Lean Six Sigma methods for developing the best strategies for success.
  • Introduction to Lean Manufacturing

    Our Introduction to Lean Manufacturing course presents methods for streamlining operations in any manufacturing environment. A thorough overview of lean manufacturing provides details of cost and cash flow, velocity and lead time, and discusses how waste affects both profit and customer satisfaction. How-to guides are provided for creating and measuring lean strategies at every step in the manufacturing process. Use Lean principles discovered in this course to complement your business strategy, minimize waste, and maximize your business’ profits.
  • Improve Your Interviewing Skills

    Anxieties, fear of rejection or lack of confidence are emotions that can affect the best of us before or during an interview. Learning how to get to the heart of mastering interviews is challenging but not impossible to achieve. This mindset begins with changing the way an interview is approached. Instead of seeing the interview process as an interviewer controlled experience, the interview process should be seen as a two-way conversation between you and the interviewer.
  • Start Your Own Day Spa Business

    Spas provide a wide array of services designed to improve health, beauty and relaxation through treatments such as massage, wraps and facials.  Learn what it takes to open and manage a successful spa – from business planning to marketing.  Discover the latest trends in the spa industry as well as tips on how to set your spa apart from the competition.
  • Start Your Own Green Business

    Are you interested in starting your own environmentally-friendly business?  From creating a sustainable business model to selecting eco-friendly products, this course will help you to discover your competitive edge in the green business world of today.  Discover how to establish your business as a green business while exploring new green business opportunities. Plus you will also gain insights, ideas, and concepts from successful green businesses!
  • Project Management Fundamentals

    In a professional setting, chances are all of us have been asked to manage projects, whether large or small in scope. Our Project Management Fundamentals course provides a solid basis for individuals who would like to understand the field of project management and the concepts used to successfully deliver projects. We cover the “big picture” by developing project objectives, analyzing appropriate timelines and organization and roles and responsibilities of participants and stakeholders.
  • Grant Writing 101

    Grant Writing is at the heart of the nonprofit world, and Grant Writers remain in high demand. Philanthropy has remained strong in the United States. From large funders such as Bill and Melinda Gates to small funders, Grant Writers seek to secure funds for individuals. The Grant Writer provides a crucial connection between the person seeking grants and funders. Our course will allow students to gain a full understanding of grant writing from identifying potential grant seekers needing someone to write their grants to finding funders and building your own grant writing business.
  • Keyboarding Made Easy

    Leave hunt-and-peck to the chickens. Effective and efficient keyboarding is more than tapping the correct letter. Our course teaches you to react to letters instead of finding them on the keyboard. This breakthrough guide brims with step-by-step exercises for keyboarding with ease. Develop your digital dexterity with our Keyboarding Basics course. 
  • Coaching: Transforming Business and Personal Lives

    The coaching profession continues to evolve as a skill set and communication form that can be applied to many situations at work and in life. With the coaching profession on the rise it is important that coaches are trained in the most up-to-date methods of coaching their clients. This course uses the Co-Active Coaching Model to help you develop your skills in communication, relationships, and coaching to achieve transformational change in others. Our course is based on humanistic and transpersonal psychological principles.