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Online and Hybrid Classes.

Better Business Writing - Online

New synchronous online course offering

Use concise, positive language to your advantage. In this hands-on business writing workshop, you can hone your writing skills into a more powerful communication tool. An interactive, hands-on approach makes this class extraordinarily engaging and practical. You'll immediately notice the difference from this workshop!

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After this class, you will be able to:
  • Identify five pointers for creating concise, relationship-driven writing to incorporate into existing writing approaches
  • Motivate a reader by developing effective, audience-driven wording, style, and tone
  • Make writing more effective by reducing unnecessary words, phrases, and thought processes that bore or bog down the audience
  • Reduce writing and rewriting time by organizing thoughts effectively before writing
  • Demonstrate improved personal writing habits through individual feedback received on letters, memos, e-mails and PowerPoint
Section: DL-BUSWRIT (03JUN14) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Jun 03, 2014 End Date: Jun 17, 2014 Tuition: $375.00
Campus: Online Instructor Led Instructor: Debbie Woodham Register

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate - Online

This version of our Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate is offered completely online and includes modular-based exercises and assignments. The 10-week, 20 session course is packed with applied exercises and real-world case studies designed to simulate the steps you would take in a real-world Lean Six Sigma project, thereby improving your learning experience.

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Section: DL-LSSGB (20MAY14) -- Learn More...
Start Date: May 20, 2014 End Date: Aug 07, 2014 Tuition: $2,995.00
Campus: Online Instructor-Led; Online Orientation; Online Q&A Instructor: Mark Eclavea Register
Section: DL-LSSGB (08SEP14) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Sep 08, 2014 End Date: Nov 20, 2014 Tuition: $2,995.00
Campus: Online Instructor led; Online Orientation; Online Q & A Instructor: Mark Eclavea Register

Project Management: Communications Tools & Techniques - Online

New online course offering!

Project Managers often report that they understand Project Management fundamentals, but need help to implement them. Learn a variety of strategies to work and communicate effectively in a project environment. Participants in this course will hone their communication skills through a combination of role play, lecture, demos and an opportunity to build customized templates.
Section: DL-PROJECTCOMM (04AUG14) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Aug 04, 2014 End Date: Aug 20, 2014 Tuition: $575.00
Campus: Online Instructor-Led; Online Orientation; Online Q & A Instructor: Register

Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals - Online

This version of our Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals course is offered completely online combining self-paced modules and instructor facilitated virtual classroom sessions. Students have five weeks to complete the course. Emory Continuing Education’s Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals course provides more advanced training in the use of Six Sigma tools and techniques designed specifically for application in the healthcare industry at the Green Belt level. The course is taught by Six Sigma experts and provides methodologies which can be applied immediately through guided discussion and practical exercises designed in collaboration with a team of Emory Healthcare experts. Emory Healthcare is the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia and is ranked amongst the nation’s top hospitals for the 21st straight year by US News and World Report.

Students must complete the ECE Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate prior to admittance. Green Belt Certification training from other educational providers will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students may choose from classroom based training or our fully online offering which includes live instructor led classroom sessions.
After this class, you will be able to:
  • Understand the evolution of Six Sigma and continuous improvement in the healthcare industry
  • Review and discuss current trends and opportunities to apply Six Sigma methodology in health systems for enhancing patient care delivery and support systems
  • Apply the Six Sigma process to real-world healthcare system challenges
Section: DL-LSSGB-HC (23JUL14) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Jul 23, 2014 End Date: Aug 27, 2014 Tuition: $895.00
Campus: Online Instructor-Led Instructor: Esther Mveng Register

The Power of Prezi

This class will teach participants a complete technical understanding of the Prezi presentation tool, allowing them to better communicate ideas all the while improving their platform speaking skills. Emphasis on oral communication fundamentals, platform speaking, and use of a multi-media presentation tool will help participants develop into engaging storytellers to better communicate ideas and showcase talents in both educational and professional settings.

After completing this class, participants will be able to:
    Improve Internal Presentations- Prezify sales results to motivate your staff. Liven up board meetings.
  • Win New Business- Tell a better story and sell yourself more strongly.
  • Stand Out at External Conferences- Deliver a stunning presentation that makes an impact, sticks in the memory and gets people talking. Prezi gives you a clear competitive advantage over PowerPoint-bound competition for audience attention.
  • Showcase Your Business- Embed an interactive Prezi on your website showing (rather than telling) the benefits of your products and services.
  • Tell Better Stories- Whatever information you have to convey, to any audience, in any situation, Prezi can help you convey it better.
Section: PREZI (12JUL14) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Jul 12, 2014 End Date: Aug 16, 2014 Tuition: $650.00
Campus: Online session Instructor: Alica Danesh Register

Decision Making and Innovation - Online

Live, Interactive Class via the Internet While decision making and innovation are fundamentally different concepts, they are both important approaches to maximizing organizational effectiveness and productivity. Participants in this Web-delivered course will discover specific elements of decision making and innovation and identify practical ways of incorporating innovation and creativity into critical decisions at all levels of the organization. Limited enrollment. Web-Delivered Format In this collaboration with Rice University, participants and instructors in this live, fully interactive program will attend a virtual classroom via the Internet and communicate using a headset and voice-over-IP technology. Required Equipment Participants must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students in the Web-Delivered programs must have a headset with a microphone. Please review the Required Equipment and Minimum System Requirements to ensure that your computer can access the online collaboration environment.

After this class, you will be able to:
  • Identify the typical problems, opportunities, and goals that must be addressed in decision making
  • Define decision making within the organizational
  • Compare and contrast decision making and innovation
  • Utilize decision making and innovation as an influence tool when managing people, projects, and processes
  • Apply innovation and creativity to critical decisions at functional levels of the organization

Graphic Design Capstone

THIS CLASS IS BEING OFFERED ONLINE. YOU WILL NEED A COMPUTER WITH THE NECESSARY SOFTWARE INSTALLED TO PARTICIPATE.

You’ve fiddled in graphic design, but you’re not quite there. You aren’t yet at a point where you feel confident in calling yourself a professional Graphic Designer, managing print design pieces from concept to completion. This course takes you the rest of the way. Over ten weeks you’ll come to understand, in theory and practice, what makes good design — in form and space, in color fundamentals, in translating key messages into design, and in utilizing typography and images effectively. You’ll create three treatment designs and suffer them to the critique of your instructor, a working Art Director. You’ll take your reworked design and compete it as camera-ready for your final exam project, which can serve as a starter for your professional portfolio. The final day will be spent at a professional print shop learning all about the latest equipment and techniques from top-flight professionals in their field. This course serves as the capstone requirement for the Emory Graphic Design for Print Certificate program and is only available to certificate enrollees. Arrive on day one with an idea for your print project! This course serves as the capstone requirement for the Emory Graphic Design Certificate program and is only available to certificate enrollees.

Project Management: Scheduling Tools & Techniques - Online

New online course offering!

Harnessing scheduling tools and techniques to optimize your project schedule can be challenging. In this course, participants will learn how to build reliable schedules and how to respond to the inevitable changes and required modifications which occur throughout the life of the project. Using a combination of Microsoft Project exercises and simulations a wide variety of tools and techniques will be explored.

Project Management: Tools & Techniques to Effectively Manage Cost, Risk & Scope - Online

New online course offering!

Delivering a project that meets stakeholder requirements can be an elusive goal in many industries. In this class, you will learn how to document your project’s scope, develop reliable estimates and then manage your project. Further, you will master the art of maximizing your project’s opportunities and minimizing the effect of threats to your success.