Professional Enrichment: Business and Professional with World Education
Location: Online Partner: Self-Guided
For more information on the career training programs we offer and to register click on the title below.
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOR ENTREPRENEURS $195.00
This course provides an introduction to key topics in accounting and finance for those involved in new ventures. It reviews financial accounting basics, including GAAP Principles and financial statements.
CERTIFICATE IN DIGITAL MARKETING $695.00
Learn how to promote and sell products and services through online marketing methods such as social media messaging, website ads, Facebook marketing campaigns, Google Adwords and more. This nine-course Certificate in Digital Marketing program covers strategic issues, marketing methods and tactics, industry terminology, and best practices.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY $195.00
Corporate social responsibility occurs when organizations take responsibility for their impact on society and the environment by promoting the public interest through actions such as encouraging community growth and development while eliminating or avoiding practices that harm stakeholders or the environment, regardless of whether such practices are legal.
CREATIVITY IN TEAMS AND ORGANIZATIONS $0.00
This course looks at spurring creativity and innovation in teams and organizations by examining tools and techniques designed to yield more productive thinking in collective settings. Participants learn about a number of targeted tools such as brainstorming, Discussion 66 and Provocation.
DECISION MAKING IN GROUPS $40.00
This course will teach you how to simplify the group decision making process, including identifying the issue at hand, gathering the required information to determine solutions, and weighing the advantages and disadvantages of each.
EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS $195.00
The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is increasingly important in organizational settings. This course helps learners organize, structure and create effective presentations. Since many organizations use PowerPoint as a way of communicating information, this course offers advice and guidance on the most effective and persuasive uses of PowerPoint.
EMAIL ETIQUETTE: NETIQUETTE $195.00
This course helps you learn the best way to create and use e-mail. From a thank you note to a meeting reminder to a proposal or a sales pitch, a well-written message that looks and sounds professional will help your business.
FIRST LINE SUPERVISION & LEADERSHIP $795.00
In this course, students will examine the role of a supervisor and the qualities of an effective leader, including effective communication, management and training. Targeted toward individuals new to the management field who do not have a business education background, the course also explores team development and technological factors that affect leadership.
HANDLING WORKPLACE CONFLICT $99.00
This course examines the various forms of conflict that can arise in the workplace and presents strategies that managers can use to address conflict situations. It includes video commentary from an expert in the field and presents some fictitious real-world scenarios that allow learners to practice applying the skills and strategies discussed throughout the course.
HUMAN RESOURCE ESSENTIALS $195.00
This class will help people without any experience or knowledge of human resources to understand the critical functions and how it affects us all. During the four-week course, we will explore human resources, including legal issues, recruiting and retaining the best employees, to terminating poor performers.
INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THINKING $0.00
Critical thinking is an intellectual model for reasoning through issues to reach well-founded conclusions about them. This program is designed to help learners define and identify critical thinking and reasoning skills and develop those skills.
LEADERSHIP AND WORK-LIFE BALANCE $99.00
Based on D. Quinn Mills' book, "Leadership: How to Lead, How to Live," a text used at Harvard Business School, this course looks at methods and techniques to reconcile work and family. Students will also consider the question of personal fulfillment, and the needs and demands of leadership.
MARKETING & PR $195.00
In our course we will teach you marketing techniques to effectively communicate with buyers directly, raise visibility and increase sales. We will take the latest social media tools, marketing trends and apply them to real-life examples in your business. In our course you'll build your skills in each lesson and master cost-effective marketing strategies.
ONLINE LEARNING ACCESSIBILITY $195.00
This course covers the basics of online learning accessibility and reviews best practices for accessibility. The National Institute of Online Learning (NIOL), founded in 2012, seeks to improve the quality and effectiveness of online learning, especially for adult learners, by promoting best practices and innovation in the field.
PERSONAL CREATIVITY $0.00
Through tools and exercises drawn from Adrian Brown's book, "Creativity & Innovation," this course seeks to unlock the creativity within individuals. By stimulating creativity through various techniques such as mind-mapping, DO-IT, SCAMPER, right and left brain thinking participants learn to tap into their personal creativity and apply it to organizational challenges.
PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS $99.00
As in the for-profit world, nonprofit marketing includes advertising, promotion, public relations, and customer relationship management. This course examines how nonprofits use marketing to publicize their mission and to gather contributions of time and money. The course also discusses marketing planning in the nonprofit organization.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR NON-PROJECT MANAGERS $159.00
From managers to staff members, the need to assume leadership responsibilities for projects is always needed, regardless of your job title. This course will teach you how to make a meaningful contribution by leading others through the stages of planning, executing and completing a project.
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NONPROFITS $99.00
This course introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers and donors.
WEB ANALYTICS $195.00
This course covers web analytics concepts and important terms, along with the organizations and personnel who use web analytics. The course defines key performance indicators and discusses how they are chosen and implemented. Segmentation is also discussed along with strategies for how to categorize website visitors. Students will also learn how to plan and assess website business strategies using web analytics.
Online Partner: Self-GuidedThis class is a self-paced course and is taught by one of our education partners. You will receive an automated email with your login information for the appropriate learning management system. You will have immediate access to course materials. If you do not receive your login information within two business days, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For information about refunds, cancellations, minimum enrollments and more, see the Course Administration and Procedures page.
Academic Technology and Outreach
Montana State University
P.O. Box 173860
Bozeman, MT 59717-3860
Tel: (406) 994-6550
Fax: (406) 994-7856
Location: 128 Barnard Hall