Hiring: A Practical Guide for Selecting the Right People

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 22-25 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Great people make for great organizations. The all-too-common reality is that too many companies do not invest in ensuring a well-designed and implemented hiring process to get the right people on board.
This course will teach people involved in the recruiting and selection process for their organization the knowledge and skills necessary to hire the right people for their organization. The course includes access to over a hundred competency-based interview questions.

Family-Owned Businesses

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 22-25 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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A family business is a commercial organization that holds unique challenges in decision-making, legacy, culture, and influence. Family-owned businesses are closely identified through leadership or ownership. Such businesses are the oldest and most common model of an economic organization.

The purpose of this course is to understand the unique structures, operations, and dynamics of family-owned businesses.  It also includes practical tools to manage, grow, and sustain family businesses successfully.

Entrepreneurialism

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 22-25 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 15 SHRM PDCs

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The road to entrepreneurship is often a treacherous one filled with unexpected detours, roadblocks, and dead ends. There are many sleepless nights, plans that do not work out, funding that does not come through, and customers that never materialize.

This course will help you to understand entrepreneurialism and learn to take an idea to market in a purposeful and thoughtful manner.

Leading Organizations

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 22-25 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 20 SHRM PDCs

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The essential leadership transition from individual contributor to supervisor or manager with team-level responsibilities is essential to lead organizations. This 8-course program will help you complete this transition; to further develop you as an organizational leader that includes responsibilities for strategic leadership, organizational planning, governance, the workforce, customers, performance, quality, and culture.

Each course in the 8-course program is approximately 4-6 learner hours. Courses can be completed independently or in sequence. Collectively, the courses cover the key elements of the Baldrige Excellence Framework.

Corporate Governance

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 4-6 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 4 SHRM PDCs

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Evidence suggests that organizations that follow the Triple Bottom Line concept (TBL) – of profit, people, and the planet – outperform their peers. Profit with purpose and shared value are alternative constructs used to define the scope of corporate governance today.
In this course, you will learn best practices for corporate governance, what makes boards of directors effective, and how to employ successful board management.

Corporate Ethics

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 4-6 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 4 SHRM PDCs

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Ethics permeates all levels of our organizations. Evidence suggests that ethical organizations outperform their peers on key performance metrics. Whether we like it or not, we face ethical dilemmas in all aspects of life. Resolving ethical dilemmas is challenging and requires adherence to time-tested principles.

This course explores the reality and understanding of corporate ethics.  It will teach you how to address ethical dilemmas and choose the most appropriate course of action.  And it will provide you the tools to develop a framework for ethical corporate behavior and corporate citizenship.

Continuous Quality Improvement

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 4-6 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 4 SHRM PDCs

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Continuous improvement is the ongoing improvement of products, services, or processes through incremental and breakthrough improvements.  Start building your understanding of how continuous improvement can help your organization succeed.

This course is designed for senior managers and junior executives transitioning to an organizational leader. You will learn how to implement quality management and continuous improvement in any size organization.

A Focus on Your Customer

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 4-6 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 4 SHRM PDCs

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Get the competitive advantage with superior customer service. Some 80% of CEOs in a recent Gartner study said they provided exceptional customer service; however, only 8% of customers agreed.

The challenges of customer service are many.  In this course, gain the tools and processes to understand, implement, measure, and develop a great customer experience to gain a competitive advantage and keep your customers coming back for more.

Organizational Behavior

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Maximize employee satisfaction and effectiveness by understanding organizational behavior. Organizational behavior is the study of individuals and groups within an organizational context and the internal processes and practices that influence the effectiveness of individuals, teams, and organizations.

In this course, you will learn essential organizational behavior concepts related to employee competencies, organizational design, culture, and organizational change.

Speaking Pro by Roger Love

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 10-12 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Use your VOICE and the Roger Love method to become a master presenter and influencer. Roger Love is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on voice. No other vocal coach in history has been more commercially successful in both the speaking and singing fields. He has vocally produced more than 150 million unit sales worldwide, wrote three top-selling books, created multiple bestselling videos and online programs, and appeared regularly in four major network television shows.

In this course, you will learn to overcome the fear of public speaking, build professional relationships, and create authentic and self-confident communications.

Strategic Planning

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 4-6 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 4 SHRM PDCs

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Develop a strategic plan to help your company grow. Strategic planning involves setting goals and a detailed blueprint or course of action to achieve the goals. Strategic planning should happen at all levels of your organization with each group contributing value to the process.

In this course, learn strategy and the relationship with achieving goals, strategic decision-making, and how to create organizational structures to lead you, your team, and your organization to success.

The Perfect Voice by Roger Love

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 12-15 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Overcome your fear of public speaking and create self-confidence to win over any audience.

Roger Love is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on voice. No other vocal coach in history has been more commercially successful in both the speaking and singing fields. He has vocally produced more than 150 million unit sales worldwide, wrote three top-selling books, created multiple bestselling video and online programs, and appeared regularly in four major network television shows.

In this course, learn to speak with confidence and clarity, communicate to various audiences, create an emotional connection, and develop content through multiple means.

Business Leadership, Operations, and Strategy

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 50-60 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 5 SHRM PDCs

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Learn to understand and apply business strategy, marketing, communications, leadership, and teamwork into a workplace environment.

The course includes access to OneDay Strategy Simulation. An individualized simulation that allows you to put into practice your learnings throughout the module. With this ready-made course, you will have the skills and information you need to lead your organization towards success.

Learning Objectives:

  • Apply concepts associated with business leadership and marketing.
  • Model time management within a business setting.
  • Evaluate the business environment.
  • Recognize operational opportunities and constraints.
  • Conduct business analysis with emphasis on operations management.
  • Formulate strategic options and quantitative support for strategic options.


  • Know how to lead teams, manage conflict, and lead change.
  • Conduct hypothesis testing and follow-up.
  • Apply business ethics concepts and principles.
  • Conduct feasibility and implementation analysis.
  • Apply interpersonal communication skills within a legally compliant business operation.
  • Communicate strategy to key stakeholders.