Courses tagged with "Canvas.net" (29)
This course introduces the basic financial statements used by most businesses, as well as the essential tools used to prepare them. This course will serve as a resource to help business students succeed in their upcoming university-level accounting classes, and as a refresher for upper division accounting students who are struggling to recall elementary concepts essential to more advanced accounting topics. Business owners will also benefit from this class by gaining essential skills necessary to organize and manage information pertinent to operating their business. At the conclusion of the class, students will understand the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. They will be able to differentiate between cash basis and accrual basis techniques, and know when each is appropriate. They
We all have a story. No matter where we are in our life’s journey; no matter our circumstances; we have something to share that has made us who we are. Capturing and examining our life stories increases our resilience and clarifies our place in the world. Join eight leaders and authors in exploring the power of these stories in our lives. Together, we will share our stories of family and community, work and career, college or school, and the financial, physical, and spiritual triumphs and challenges we have faced. Together, we will acknowledge and embrace those stories using them to ground us and to help us shape our futures. Focused on adult women but open to all, this unique course allows us to document privately, and to share if we wish, the meaningful stories that have been passed down to us and the stories of experiences that we have lived. Our hope is that each participant will draw new meaning and strength from this process.
A key skill for HR practitioners or hiring managers is the ability to attract talent to the organization. Today, the availability of social media tools has changed this process, although the end result is the same. Because the tools change so quickly, this course offers a framework for using social media to your advantage, rather than discussing specific social media platforms in detail. This course addresses a key aspect of attracting talent—the employer brand.
Here is your chance to learn about digital badges and micro-credentialing, a great new way to engage students by recognizing their achievements at various stages in the learning process. This course will include a brief history of digital badges (or “badging”), an introduction to planning your badging system, and an introduction to creating and displaying badges. It will prepare you to make considerations for federal student information policies to develop internal procedures that support micro-credentialing programs. Participants may include educators and learning specialists who are already using badges; those who are aware of badges but have not been using them; anyone considering using badges; and anyone who knows nothing about digital badges and micro-credentialing but who wants to learn! Participants will have the opportunity to earn badges through class discussions and course assignments. “Learn-by-doing” is essential in this four-week course.
Digital commerce is an emerging area of business and career. According to the research firm Forrester, the sector will reach $370 billion in sales by 2017 and make up 10 percent of total retail sales in the U.S. This course will provide an introduction to the key concepts, business models, and current and future trends in digital commerce. You will also learn how you can start your online store using a leading digital commerce platform that has more than 70,000 stores worldwide–Shopify. Whether you're a student, entrepreneur, or just looking to enhance your knowledge about this emerging sector, this course is for you. The course also offers an opportunity for top performing participants to be mentored by experts and/or successful entrepreneurs about 'Careers in E-Commerce'. Mentors will guide qualifying participants about job avenues and career paths in the sector or review and offer suggestions on business plans for starting online ventures.
Digital commerce is an emerging area of business and career. According to the research firm Forrester, the sector will reach $370 billion in sales by 2017 and make up 10 percent of total retail sales in the U.S. This course will provide an introduction to the key concepts, business models, and current and future trends in digital commerce. You will also learn how you can start your online store using a leading digital commerce platform that has more than 70,000 stores worldwide–Shopify. Whether you're a student, entrepreneur, or just looking to enhance your knowledge about this emerging sector, this course is for you.
With the industrial, technical, and commercial market becoming more and more global, it is imperative that writers understand the importance of writing for a worldwide market. Become aware of, and consider how to prepare and write for multiple languages to reach diverse populations, cultures, and communities through this course.
Marketing isn’t all business. It’s also an art—and definitely a science (especially when you focus on the data). Enroll in this course and learn how to take a scientific approach when it comes to targeting market segments. Through cluster analysis, you’ll form data-driven hypotheses, so you can zero in on the greatest potential for profitability, and become the mad scientist of marketing campaigns. Enrollment cost: $199.00 Students who successfully complete this course will receive a letter of completion. Note: This course is non-refundable.
It’s like hunting big game in Africa (without the animals, the African Savanna, or the actual hunt). It’s big data and it informs your marketing strategy and opens the door to targeted, customer-aware advertising. So, don’t just start chasing after a herd of gazelles (or whomever makes up your target market). Enroll in this course, take the knowledge and downloadable templates back to your organization, and successfully capture your target market with your own big data-driven marketing campaign. Enrollment cost: $99.00 Students who successfully complete this course will receive a letter of completion. Note: This course is non-refundable.
This five-week, instructor-led, open online course is targeted to learners who would like to develop better skills in grant writing to serve organizational funding needs. The course is targeted primarily to volunteers and staff members of non-profit organizations, whether they are involved at the community, provincial/state level, or national level. This includes individuals who may find themselves in positions where they are making or considering making grant applications but have little or no training or experience. In these days of limited resources, more organizations are looking for grants to assist them in creating or expanding new programs to meet increased needs and demands. Successful grant writing is becoming a skill requirement for both professional and volunteer leaders. The course will provide learners with the skills and tools to identify potential grant sources and walk them through the steps to successful completion of the grant application process. Real-life examples and applications in the course will provide learners with practical experience. The instructor will provide basic theory and tips to strengthen confidence and skills in successful grant writing. Students will have the opportunity to complete an application for a selected program or initiative. Upon successful completion of all course tasks, the School of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University in Canada will issue you a certificate of course completion.
This course teaches students how to prepare, interpret, and use financial data to make business and financial decisions. Course content is based on a variety of topics pulled from specifications of the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project (APBP) as spearheaded by Dan Deines and Joe Bittner. The APBP is currently striving to get the College Board to add Accounting to its AP Curriculum. Particular emphasis has been placed on mastering the expanded accounting equation, the full accounting cycle, preparing the financial statements, and understanding key financial ratios. Beginners or those just wanting to learn more about accounting are welcome, in addition to professionals and educators. In order to successfully complete this course, students will need the following prerequisites: 1. The ability to read and comprehend English at a college freshman level. 2. Access to YouTube to view course videos. 3. The ability to perform simple math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), including solving for an unknown, as shown below: a = b*c where you are given a and c and you need to solve for b a = b + c where you are given a and b and you need to solve for a a = b/c where you are given a and c and you need to solve for b
Introduction to Applied Investing is intended for anyone who wants to become more informed and savvier about investing. With its own unique lingo, the world of investments is viewed by many as extremely complex and intimidating. Once you learn the major concepts and jargon of finance, the financial markets and the wide array of investment offerings won't seem so complicated. Whether you want to work as a professional investment analyst or just become a wiser investor, this course is designed to help you understand the basics of investing. We’ll cover the major investment vehicles such as: common stock, bonds, real estate, alternative investments, and the various methods of investing. You’ll develop insights into the financial markets and learn how to establish a sound, long-term investment strategy.
Effective communication skills are recognized as the number one skill desired by employers (Job Outlook, NACE, 2012). This course focuses on the basics of business writing, starting with the fundamentals and understanding your audience. This course combines discussion boards and exercises to focus on core skills in a collaborative and dynamic environment. Students focus on real world applications of effective writing strategies to reduce miscommunication and increase efficiency of their messages. Required text: Business Communication for Success, v. 1.0, by Scott McLean Purchase at Flat World Knowledge, Cost: $19.95
Great leaders are made, not born. Whether you’re a student, an individual contributor, a recent manager just starting to lead others, an experienced mid-level manager, or someone passionate about making an impact on your community, you too can benefit from leadership development! LeaderMOOC builds on the latest research from the Center for Creative Leadership on the “fundamental four” leadership capabilities needed for success: self-awareness, learning agility, influence, and communication. Participants will vote on one additional area they would like to explore. The emphasis throughout is “leadership for real,” so rather than taking an academic approach, the course allows participants to discover, for each topic, something essential about their own leadership strengths and challenges, as well as how to translate these insights into real situations in the workplace and community.
Build a personal life plan in a small group environment. Life Prep on Canvas Network is a course for self-discovery and goal setting. Progress through a series of short journaling exercises, engage in small group discussions, and get and provide feedback with peers as you build a personal life plan, revise your goals, and move toward your personal success. Plan on 2-3 hours of work per week and on being an active, supportive group member. Root your goals in your nature, beliefs, and values to move with clarity, purpose, and confidence.
With human capital development and the search for talent being one of the most pressing problems of businesses today, it's imperative to consider all possible labor sources. People with disabilities represent a potential labor force of eager and exceedingly capable people who can strategically advantage your business. The focus of this course is how organizations can access the largely untapped talents of individuals with disabilities to meet the strategic objectives of their organization. This course provides the necessary tools to enable leaders to build a case within their organization on how inclusion of people with disabilities can add a significant advantage to the organization's strategic plan. Students will cover the following key areas: Why individuals with disabilities should be a part of a human capital strategy Myths and misconceptions about people with disabilities How to successfully recruit this talent pool Aligning these efforts with an organizational strategy and global imperatives How to get implementation in your organization Learn more: