Employee Development Online Classes
12 Steps to Successful Job Search
World-renowned author and career advisor shows you how to get the job you want quickly and easily and in any economy.
Achieving Success with Difficult People
Do you know people whose behavior makes completing even the simplest tasks difficult? Would you like to learn how to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors or family members? Join this class and get helpful information for understanding yourself, solving people problems, and improving your relationships and personal and professional productivity.
Building Teams That Work
Teams are becoming a staple in today's workplace. In this course, you'll learn the components of a successful team and the stages of its development. You'll master the skills you'll need to effectively manage projects, make decisions, and solve problems in a team setting. Plus, you'll have a chance to learn the pitfalls of unhealthy group interaction and minimize any of its effects on your team.
Ever find math baffling? This course can help you gain confidence in your basic math skills so you can start using math to your advantage. You won't find any theory or memorization here. Each of your lessons will be filled with practical exercises and information that you can put to immediate use. You'll get valuable hands-on experience and advice on using a calculator; determining the proper amount to pay in tips, discounts, and taxes; managing your income and expenses; checking your bills and bank statements for errors and overcharges; comparing investment vehicles; shopping for the best loans; buying a home; determining the right amount of paint, carpet, or tile for your next home improvement project; converting from one type of currency to another; calculating the chances that something will happen; interpreting a graph; comparing test results; understanding a statistical survey; and more.
Humor enhances everything you do, no matter whether you're looking to deliver better presentations, increase your marketability as a writer, deliver more hits to a Web site, or simply become friendlier and more outgoing. Whether you're naturally funny or want to be, this hilarious course will help you sharpen your wit.
Are you tired of being intimidated and treated badly by others? Learn how you lose power when you talk and how to gain it back. Learn how to deal with anger and criticism. Gain the skills to be assertive with family members, friends, bosses, co-workers, professionals, and clerks. It's your turn to speak out!
Master twelve career-enhancing skills including goal setting, time management, personal organization, and creativity.
Introduction to Algebra
Understand how algebra is relevant to almost every aspect of your daily life, and become skilled at solving a variety of algebraic problems. This unique and thought-provoking course integrates algebra with many other areas of study, including history, biology, geography, business, government, and more. As a result, you will acquire a wide variety of basic skills that will help you find solutions to almost any problem.
Keys to Effective Communication
Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.
Communication is more than speaking, hearing, or even having a good vocabulary. This course explores strategies for success in everyday interpersonal communication. You'll explore clear examples of verbal and nonverbal habits, effective listening, self-concept, differences in cultural and gender conversation styles, and conflict management. You'll also gain practical strategies you can use today to improve communication at home, in social situations, and in the workplace. If you want to strengthen personal behavior and develop strategies for creating positive communication climates with family, friends, and business associates, you're sure to find this course invaluable.
Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow
Design a life that makes you happy by learning how you can use work to express yourself and share your interests and talents.
Mastering Public Speaking
In this course, students will learn how to speak confidently and persuasively to both large audiences and small groups. They will master the art of verbal and nonverbal communication, find out how to overcome their fear of public speaking, learn how to organize and deliver a short or long speech effectively, and practice techniques for communicating with ease and skill in any setting from a meeting to a job interview.
Merrill Ream Speed Reading
Are you struggling to keep up with a flood of email, articles, reports, books, and other printed matter? Save yourself oodles of time by learning to read faster and with better comprehension from acclaimed speed reading expert Dr. Merrill Ream. This course is a complete speed reading experience. Topics are presented in a logical progression with plenty of time to help you master the skills and techniques you'll need for lasting proficiency as a speed reader.
Resume Writing Workshop
Create an effective resume, or improve the one you already have. Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop will lead you through a self-assessment series so you will have extensive knowledge about the product you are marketing YOU! Learn different resume formats, how to write an employment objective, and tricks to writing persuasive cover letters. Make the most of your work experience. Know what to reveal in a resume, and what to keep to yourself. This course also covers the use of on-line resumes and Internet Resume Secrets.
Skills for Making Great Decisions
Learn how to make excellent everyday decisions from an experienced counselor and life coach. In this six-week online course, you'll learn about some wonderful abilities we're born with for figuring things out and making good decisions. You'll also see why our instincts and intuition sometimes deceive us and how self-knowledge can help us guard against becoming overly confident. You'll discover the steps necessary to achieve your goals, as well as the power that ordinary, everyday decisions can have over the quality of your life.