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Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your business with improved project management or human resource skills.

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Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance. Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization. Agenda Unit 1 Overview of LEAN Principles and Applications An overview of lean history and philosophy Understanding the universal application of lean to Human Resource functions regardless of industry Toyota Practical Problem Solving and A3 Tools A3 problem solving reporting processes Unit 2 LEAN Tools for Lean Human Resources Visual management, 5S, standardized work Other lean tools for HR functions Introduction to value stream mapping (VSM) processes A value stream mapping exercise to apply what you have learned Unit 3 Creating an Effective Business Case for LEAN Initiatives within Your Organization Creating the A3 report or storyboard Using the A3 report as a way to present a logical business case for proposed changes, decisions, and improvements within your organization Developing an A3 report to share with other class members Receiving feedback from peers and instructor Unit 4 Lean Leadership for Human Resources Lean leadership and culture change strategies Successfully implementing lean tools and concepts in your organization Planning to prepare for taking the next step Moving forward with Lean Leadership for HR

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 03/30/18

Tuition $245.00

Location : Online



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Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance. Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization. Agenda Unit 1 Overview of LEAN Principles and Applications An overview of lean history and philosophy Understanding the universal application of lean to Human Resource functions regardless of industry Toyota Practical Problem Solving and A3 Tools A3 problem solving reporting processes Unit 2 LEAN Tools for Lean Human Resources Visual management, 5S, standardized work Other lean tools for HR functions Introduction to value stream mapping (VSM) processes A value stream mapping exercise to apply what you have learned Unit 3 Creating an Effective Business Case for LEAN Initiatives within Your Organization Creating the A3 report or storyboard Using the A3 report as a way to present a logical business case for proposed changes, decisions, and improvements within your organization Developing an A3 report to share with other class members Receiving feedback from peers and instructor Unit 4 Lean Leadership for Human Resources Lean leadership and culture change strategies Successfully implementing lean tools and concepts in your organization Planning to prepare for taking the next step Moving forward with Lean Leadership for HR

Start date: 05/07/18

End date: 06/01/18

Tuition $245.00

Location : Online



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Develop the mindset of Lean Operational Excellence, an advanced problem solving approach that facilitates continuous improvement within the organization through the identification and elimination of waste. Lean principles can also be used to streamline processes in the human resource functions such as recruiting, hiring, training, compensating and managing performance. Find out about Lean concepts, tools, and methods with which you can benchmark and assess problems, and lead continuous improvement efforts to resolve them. After taking this course you will have an expanded capacity to facilitate small groups and teams using Lean Process Improvement principles and methodologies to create change within your organization. Agenda Unit 1 Overview of LEAN Principles and Applications An overview of lean history and philosophy Understanding the universal application of lean to Human Resource functions regardless of industry Toyota Practical Problem Solving and A3 Tools A3 problem solving reporting processes Unit 2 LEAN Tools for Lean Human Resources Visual management, 5S, standardized work Other lean tools for HR functions Introduction to value stream mapping (VSM) processes A value stream mapping exercise to apply what you have learned Unit 3 Creating an Effective Business Case for LEAN Initiatives within Your Organization Creating the A3 report or storyboard Using the A3 report as a way to present a logical business case for proposed changes, decisions, and improvements within your organization Developing an A3 report to share with other class members Receiving feedback from peers and instructor Unit 4 Lean Leadership for Human Resources Lean leadership and culture change strategies Successfully implementing lean tools and concepts in your organization Planning to prepare for taking the next step Moving forward with Lean Leadership for HR

Start date: 07/02/18

End date: 07/27/18

Tuition $245.00

Location : Online



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In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. First, gain the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project. An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided. Then acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of Project Management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work. Finally, learn the 10 Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes. Three one-month courses.

Start date: 06/04/18

End date: 08/31/18

Tuition $495.00

Location : Online



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Strategically applying/utilizing the various disciplines in order to cause organizational change and add value is often referred to as “change management.” Managers and aspiring leaders in the workplace are increasingly being asked to develop the personal skills and attitudes for implementing change as well as a technical understanding of how to apply the tools for change. Learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change.

Start date: 06/04/18

End date: 06/29/18

Tuition $245.00

Location : Online



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Strategically applying/utilizing the various disciplines within human resources in order to cause organizational change and add value is often referred to as “change management.” HR professionals are increasingly being asked to develop the personal skills and attitudes for implementing change as well as a technical understanding of how to apply the tools for change. In this class participants will learn how to successfully plan, implement, communicate, create employee involvement and commitment, and add value during change. This class is beneficial to human resources professionals within organizations or those seeking to enter the field of Human Resource Strategy Consulting. Agenda Unit 1 Overview of Change Management Principles and Applications -Change management principles and applications -Skills and aptitudes for change management -Successfully initiating and implementing change Unit 2 Change Management Tools for Human Resources - Various models of change management -Applying specific models to successful change management Unit 3 Building the Case For Change -Developing a convincing and data driven case for change within your organization -Building support for effective change management -Receiving feedback from peers and instructor Unit 4 Applying Change Management Tools Within Your Organization - Identifying a specific project within your organization -Successfully mapping out the process based on change management -Strategically creating a change management coalition -Planning to prepare to take the next step

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 03/30/18

Tuition $245.00

Location : Online



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In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholder for quick resolution, including project cancelation. Project management is one of the fastest paths to promotion by increasing your network through greater exposure. You will have the skills, tools and templates to confidently develop and maintain a project. An overview of salaries, certification costs, education and experience requirements are provided. We hope you will choose Project Management as a career. Agenda Unit 1 Project Management Overview • Project Manager’s Responsibilities & Commitment • Certification Requirements & Costs • Compensation • Project Framework Preview Unit 2 Tools & Templates • Project Process Checklist • Project Charter Template • Project Plan Template • Communications Templates Unit 3 Creating a Project • Creating a project plan and schedule in MS Project • Creating charter and team/stakeholder matrices • Creating Change Log • Creating a Risk Plan Unit 4 Managing the Project - Prepare a Project Status Deck • Creating status deck (format, content, operating rhythm, etc.) • Collecting Detail Status • Presenting Summary Status • Simulating project close-out & celebrate

Start date: 06/04/18

End date: 06/29/18

Tuition $195.00

Location : Online



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Ensure a smooth transition from best candidate to star employee. Onboarding is the process of socializing new employees into the organization. Onboarding of employees begins well before traditional new-hire orientation and has long reaching implications. At the conclusion of the class you will have constructed an Onboarding Program for use in your own organization. Agenda Unit 1 Introduction to Onboarding What is Onboarding The Social Model Organizational implications Roles of employees and management Unit 2 Onboarding During Recruitment The company culture Socializing prior to day one Public relations, social media and other trends Selecting for culture fit Unit 3 Onboarding After Recruitment Taking it from Orientation to Onboarding Discussion of different orientation processes Relationships The role of feedback and ongoing evaluation Unit 4 Onboarding for Success Information: What to include and When to include it Helping new hires to match their strengths to the organization Organizational Identity versus Personal Identity in socialization Onboarding at your own organization

Start date: 06/04/18

End date: 06/29/18

Tuition $195.00

Location : Online



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In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. The Project Management Professional community does this through the five Project Management Processes supported by the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas. This course introduces the student to the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes. Agenda Unit 1 Project Integration & Scope Management - Integration Manag - Direct & Manage Project Work - Perform Integrated Change Control - Scope Management - Control Scope Unit 2 Project Time & Cost Management - Time Management - Sequence Activities - Control Schedule - Cost Management - Plan Cost Management Unit 3 Project Quality, Human Resources & Communications Management - Quality Management - Human Resources Management - Communications Management Unit 4 Project Risk, Procurement & Stakeholder Management - Risk Management - Plan Risk Responses - Procurement Management - Stakeholder Management

Start date: 04/02/18

End date: 04/27/18

Tuition $195.00

Location : Online



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In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. The Project Management Professional community does this through the five Project Management Processes supported by the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas. This course introduces the student to the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes. Agenda Unit 1 Project Integration & Scope Management - Integration Manag - Direct & Manage Project Work - Perform Integrated Change Control - Scope Management - Control Scope Unit 2 Project Time & Cost Management - Time Management - Sequence Activities - Control Schedule - Cost Management - Plan Cost Management Unit 3 Project Quality, Human Resources & Communications Management - Quality Management - Human Resources Management - Communications Management Unit 4 Project Risk, Procurement & Stakeholder Management - Risk Management - Plan Risk Responses - Procurement Management - Stakeholder Management

Start date: 06/04/18

End date: 06/29/18

Tuition $195.00

Location : Online



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In today’s business environment, there is a need for good project management. Project management provides visibility of project health to the business and the customer. Through continuous monitoring, early detection of variations to plan, schedule, and budget can be communicated to stakeholders for quick resolution, including project cancelation. The Project Management Professional community does this through the five Project Management Processes supported by the ten Project Management Knowledge Areas. This course introduces the student to the ten Project management Knowledge Areas and their support role and relationships to the five Project Management Processes. Agenda Unit 1 Project Integration & Scope Management - Integration Manag - Direct & Manage Project Work - Perform Integrated Change Control - Scope Management - Control Scope Unit 2 Project Time & Cost Management - Time Management - Sequence Activities - Control Schedule - Cost Management - Plan Cost Management Unit 3 Project Quality, Human Resources & Communications Management - Quality Management - Human Resources Management - Communications Management Unit 4 Project Risk, Procurement & Stakeholder Management - Risk Management - Plan Risk Responses - Procurement Management - Stakeholder Management

Start date: 08/06/18

End date: 08/31/18

Tuition $195.00

Location : Online



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Acquire a well-rounded knowledge of the five Project Management Processes relating to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) Guide. This basic information will assist you in learning the beginnings of project management, whether you are interested in project management, in a project management field, or in any line of work. Come away with a solid foundation of the five processes to learn and use when any type of project occurs in your employment arena. Agenda Unit 1 Project Management Process Welcome & Initiating Process Group -What is Project Management -What is a Process -Initiating Process Group Unit 2 Planning Process Group -Developing the Project Management Plan -Planning strategy -Planning for desired project objectives Unit 3 Executing Process Group and Monitoring & Controlling Process Group -What differs between Executing and Monitoring & Controlling process groups -Analysis and risks -When to make changes and how Unit 4 Closing Process Group & Farewell -How to be aware of what should be thought of when closing a project -Review of lessons learned and why it is important -Review acknowledgement of all five process groups

Start date: 03/05/18

End date: 03/30/18

Tuition $195.00

Location : Online



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