Certificate in Mindfulness (8 contact hours) The practice of mindful living reduces stress and improves virtually every area of life, including personal and professional relationships, and brain health and function. It supports the expansion of compassion, wisdom, and human potential in many areas. In this certificate program, you'll examine the many benefits of mindfulness for both one's personal and professional life and build the foundation for a career in health and wellness coaching. The program explores a variety of widely-recognized healing interventions that incorporate mindfulness, including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.
Certificate in Stress Management (14 contact hours) Stress is at epidemic levels in the world today. It affects every aspect of the body, mind, and spirit, resulting in a wide range of symptoms, from headaches or stomach ailments to heart disease and death. Currently, as many as 90% of all visits to health-care providers in the United States are considered stress-related. In this certificate program, you'll explore the physiological, social, and psychological impacts of stress; examine the relationship between stress and health, nutrition, and physical activity; identify causes and health effects of workplace stress, and explore modalities to reduce and manage stress.
High-Performance Organization Do you want your organization to be a high-performance organization? The benefits of becoming an HPO is not only the profits and survival but that organization becomes a great place to work.
This course will provide you with the information needed to help your organization with its efforts to become a High-Performance Organization (HPO). We’ll begin discussing the four principles of an HPO: Egalitarianism and Engagement, Shared Information and Trust, Knowledge Development and Performance Reward Linkage and how to link those principles with organizational activities to be an HPO to the implementation of the principles. You'll also discuss leadership and how the organization’s culture can help or hinder your efforts to become an HPO.
Mastery of Business Fundamentals Are you interested in acquiring practical business experience in strategic planning, management, and finance without enrolling in an MBA program? This course is for you! You'll understand the significance of strategic planning and discover how external and internal environmental factors affect an organization. You'll learn about various organizational structures and determine how to use leadership, motivation, and control for maximum impact. You'll master the fundamentals of accounting and increase your knowledge about key financial terms, cash flow management, financial statements, and cost control. You'll also discover various financial investment models and you'll learn the basics of financial planning and budgeting methods. You'll even understand the basic principles of business law, contracts, and the principal-agency relationship.
Value Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Value Suite bundles.
About The Instructor
Cyndie Koopsen, RN, BSN, MBA, HNB-BC, RN-BC, HWNC-BC is a nurse who has cared for patients in acute care settings, community clinics, and the home. Her professional nursing career has involved nursing executive leadership and administration, staff development and education, community education and wellness, and holistic care. She has designed, developed, and presented numerous educational programs for audiences covering integrative health, promotion and wellness, and chronic disease management and prevention. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.
Caroline Young, MPH, has an extensive public health background that includes experience in research, workshop presentations in various areas of health care, and online and onsite teaching. She has expertise in holistic community health and wellness program design, development, marketing, implementation, and evaluation. She has also designed, developed, and presented integrative health programs for culturally diverse populations, senior populations, and faith communities. She is the co-author of Spirituality, Health, and Healing and Integrative Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.
Anna Smith has been in Human Resources for 30 years and taught at the university level for over 20 years. Her classes include Management, Diversity, Human Resource Management, and Employment Law, Training and Development, and Total Quality Management. Anna's work also includes researching material for a resource handbook in human resources and an article on workplace violence.
Tony Swaim has helped many clients, colleagues, and students reach their professional and personal goals. He has been an online instructor since 1998 and has taught at colleges and universities across the United States since 1981. His focus areas are project management, Six Sigma, and supply chain management. Tony manages a successful consulting firm, and his industry experience includes 20 years of supply chain management. He earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and holds professional certifications in six disciplines, including the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)® from the American Society for Quality (ASQ)®.