Take Online Courses with Champlain College Online

Champlain College Online offers opportunities that are available to employees. Our online undergraduate degrees and certificates, master's degrees, and graduate certificates serve as the bridge between your aspirations and success in both career and life. No matter which program you pick, you will acquire new, career-focused skills and knowledge through engaging online classes. 

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Note: There is a one-year waiting period for employees before becoming eligible for the tuition benefits. Read our Tuition Benefit Policy. New online students will be enrolled in two free Orientation tutorials: Introduction to Online Learning and Academic Integrity. Orientation helps students be successful by getting better acquainted with Canvas and how to create assignments that properly attribute sources. 

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Students will study the basic concepts and theories of communication, and learn to apply this knowledge to improve their relationships with others through everyday communication. Specifically, students will learn how to interpret people's verbal and nonverbal behavior more accurately, and to be more aware of how others interpret communicative behavior. They will learn how to listen actively with empathy, and how to interact effectively and appropriately with others from different social and cultural backgrounds. Students will also explore how to use communication as a tool to develop their relationships and self-concepts, and how to manage conflict using specific communicative strategies.

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Students will learn how to develop skills for communicating competently in an increasingly diverse society. Students will explore how culture is communicated verbally and non-verbally, and how to interpret and understand culturally-specific communicative practices. They will also learn how to establish, develop and manage relationships with culturally different peoples, and how to recognize and overcome cultural stereotypes and prejudices.

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Students will apply communication theory and research to address the particular challenges to communicating effectively in organizations. Students will learn how to identify organizational communication problems, analyze those problems, and generate effective solutions. Students will examine the relationship between organizational structure and specific communicative practices, and how communication practices by organizational members establish, maintain, or change organizational culture. They will also learn how to anticipate communication deficiencies in organizations and use communication as a means to facilitate organizational development and innovation.

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There are two ways to view behavior in organizations: cultural/interpretive and technical/rational. Students will explore both views, how they explain and predict organizational behavior and the management approaches they inform. Within these contexts, students will explore team and individual behaviors, ethical and diversity issues in the workplace, and how to foster success in the face of significant change. Students will apply course concepts to real-world scenarios and their personal experiences.

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Talent management is the process of attracting and retaining talented employees, and cultivating critical knowledge and skills, recognizing that employees' talents and skills drive business success. Using a manager's strategic perspective, students study how to recognize and develop employees' talents, evaluate performance and influence behavior within regulatory constraints. Additionally, they focus on the interrelationship between organizational culture and traditional human resources topics. Other themes include related ethical issues, the global workforce, and links between social responsibility, culture and business success.

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Organizations value project management skills for all employees because these skills make everyone more effective and efficient. You will be introduced to skills that define a project's scope, specifications, and assumptions. You will also learn to develop a work breakdown structure and task plan, and to schedule and control the project. These skills can be used immediately, in work and home life.

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