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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 (07OCT15) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Oct 07, 2015 End Date: Oct 21, 2015 Tuition: $375.00
Campus: Online Instructor-Led Instructor: Debbie Woodham Register

Event Planning Certificate - Online

The online format of the Event Planning Certificate meets weekly in an online classroom and additional course materials are available to you on demand in the Blackboard learning environment. During the sixth week, there is a full-day in-class session.

Special Event production is a blend of art and science. You'll study both as you explore the aesthetic details which make events sparkle, and the behind-the-scenes logistics which make the events safe and functional. This program will help you stay on top of the latest trends and technologies as well as the latest ways to make your events environmentally responsible. After completing this program you will be able to:

  • Create high quality events and explore options for gaining event planning experience.
  • Develop effective event objectives and build a timeline, budget, and program to meet those goals.
  • Design event invitation/marketing materials.
  • Solve event logistical issues (parking, safety, security) while encouraging "green" event practices.
  • Select a venue and service providers and negotiate prices.
  • Understand the lingo and the terminology for catering, AV, and more.
  • Work with a client, vendors, and volunteers effectively.
Section: DL-EVENTPLANNING (07OCT15) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Oct 07, 2015 End Date: Nov 18, 2015 Tuition: $1,995.00
Campus: Executive Park; Online Adobe Connect Session Instructor: Michael Kloss 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, 16 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 (08SEP15) -- Learn More...
Start Date: Sep 08, 2015 End Date: Nov 19, 2015 Tuition: $2,995.00
Campus: Online Instructor led; Online Orientation; Online Q & A Instructor: Mark Eclavea Register

Project Management for Healthcare Professionals - Online

New synchronous online course offering

Emory Continuing Education’s Project Management for Healthcare Professionals course provides more advanced training in the use of project management tools and techniques designed specifically for application in the healthcare industry. The course is taught by PMP 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.

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 White 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 White Belt Certificate prior to admittance. White 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