Our affordable online courses include a variety of topics to enhance personal growth and professional development for business and ministry leaders, supervisors, employees, and entrepreneurs. These self-paced online courses allow you to make your own training schedule without conflicting with meetings or deadlines!
Start with our no cost course on Diversity Basics to see what our courses are all about,
then view all our additional courses below and enroll today!
Understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is essential to creating a healthier community. But once you’ve grasped the conceptual elements of DEI, how do you put them into practice? And how can you apply your knowledge to your unique community?
In this course, you’ll learn how the stories we tell ourselves impact our well-being. You’ll discover the power of the narratives we tell as individuals, within social groups, and through institutions, and you’ll explore ways to counter these narratives through specific examples and exercises.
By the end of this course, you will know how to:
Create space for diverse perspectives and critique current power structures.
Navigate the ambiguity and complexity that come with multiple perspectives.
Take action to promote equity and justice.
Can you identify your emotions and understand why they’re happening? What about the emotions of others? Are you skilled at spotting and responding to their cues?
Those with high emotional intelligence readily recognize their feelings, manage their reactions, and build positive interactions with others. A skill that leads to success inside and outside the office, emotional intelligence is well worth refining.
In this course, you’ll first unpack what emotional intelligence is. Then you’ll learn to boost your emotional intelligence skills by strengthening your personal and social competence.
A valued employee quits. A key trend shifts. An unexpected setback strikes. These are just a few of the changes that are bound to arise in the workplace. As a leader, you play a unique role when your team encounters a change. Not only are you responsible for your own reaction—you’re also in charge of guiding your team through the transition.
In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of leading through change. You’ll explore strategies to empower and engage your employees during a time of transition, and discover how to solve common challenges that teams experience when facing a change.
Data breaches, natural disasters, and workplace violence are just a few of the risks businesses face. Crises like these can throw a company into chaos, threaten public and employee safety, and more. While predicting a crisis is nearly impossible, you can take steps to prepare for, mitigate, and navigate the most likely risks.
In this course, you'll learn how to lead through difficult times using crisis management. You'll get an in-depth look at each stage of crisis management, including the critical steps you should take before, during, and after a crisis.
From new software and new leadership to restructuring and scaling—companies frequently operate in a state of flux. But how do you manage that flux? Answering that question correctly is critical to your organization’s success.
Thankfully, change management models simplify the process. They help companies prepare for, implement, and sustain changes. And, in this course, you’ll learn how. First, we’ll uncover what change management is and why a model can streamline your success. Then, we’ll explore the basics of five foundational models and how they work.
Change is inevitable. Still, that doesn’t make it any easier to implement. What can make it easier is a change management model. A proven model can guide you—helping your organization decide what needs changing, how to do it, and how to anticipate and respond to heightened emotional reactions.
In this course, you’ll learn what a change management model is and how popular models help companies streamline the change process. Then, we’ll dive into the details, exploring five popular models and how they work.
Diversity—along with the complementary concepts of equity, and inclusion—impact your wellbeing, regardless of your background. Having a firm grasp on these terms is essential not only for a healthy workplace, but ultimately a healthier way of living. This course will introduce you to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). By the time you’ve finished this course, you’ll be better equipped to understand the importance of DEI and take action to support diversity initiatives in the workplace.
Topics covered in this introductory course include how we’re socialized in the world, how biases form, and how these factors affect how we think and act—and feed into various systems of oppression. By the end of this course, you will:
Have a basic understanding of key DEI concepts.
Recognize how your specific background fits into the society you live in.
Know how to contribute to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
Diverse and inclusive organizations want all employees to feel recognized, valued, and welcomed. They applaud each person for who they are individually, and encourage everyone to feel secure in their differences and come to work as their true selves.
Propelling that charge, those with privileged social identities can empower others by being an ally for diversity and inclusion. In this course, you’ll learn more about what it means to be an ally and what characteristics an ally embodies. Then, you’ll learn about five ally roles you can take on the next time you spot injustice.
To work effectively with people from different cultures, you need to be aware of cultural differences. In this course, we'll take a look at some of those differences and how to interact with people who are on the opposite side of the cultural spectrum.
“Influencers” make a name for themselves because they can make others change or take action. Whether in a boardroom or on a social media platform, people who can influence others possess one or both of these skills: persuasion and negotiation.
In this course, we’ll review the differences, competencies, and use cases for persuasion and negotiation. You’ll also learn common types and tactics. Finally, we’ll look at common mistakes to avoid when trying to influence others, and learn five steps critical to improving your negotiation and persuasion skills.
Have you ever known someone who seems to have an answer for any challenge? No matter what life throws their way, they take it in stride. While some people may just have a knack for it, the truth is that anyone can develop strong problem-solving skills.
In this course, you’ll start with a five-step problem-solving process anyone can use. Then, you’ll learn some strategies and behaviors to make problem-solving easier. Finally, you’ll get tips for rising above challenges and barriers that will inevitably come your way.