Bunifu Learning Institute Course Catalog

Bunifu Learning Institute Course Catalog

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BUNIFU LEARNING INSTITUTE (BLI) Bunifu Learning Institute is an asset-based, high-quality, personalized online experience. We make the most of technology to support our interactive self- paced or in-person virtual programs of study and course offerings. The online environment provides learners with a variety of ways to access and engage with content.

WHO WE SERVE

Employers, Employees, and Managers Young Adults Pre-Teens and Teens in high school Pre-K through 1st Grade (Ages 4-8 yrs.)

BUNIFU’S MISSION & VISION We believe that learning is a process: self-paced and self-directed journey of discovery, to encourage this we foster a learning environment that is focused and personalized, no matter who you are and where you are from. We pride ourselves in providing learning that is focused to bring about the best learning outcomes.

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On behalf of the Bunifu Learning Institute, I am pleased to present the Bunifu Learning Institute Course Catalog where we provide learner-focused training for all. This document contains the complete list of courses and educational programs conducted by the Bunifu Learning Institute. The Bunifu Learning Institute prides itself in not only results but also how we prepare our learner's children, teens, and adults to be lifelong learners and community contributors. We are very proud of the quality training that takes place under the direction of our committed, dedicated, and passionate staff. Here at the Bunifu Learning Institute you will grow and learn the skills necessary to perform successfully in your career and ensure whomever you work for the ability to meet or exceed its current strategic vision and goals.

Jennifer Dunn Bunifu, Chief Executive Officer Jennifer Dunn

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Independent Courses: these courses can be purchased individually and is a great way to supplement an existing education program or provide enrichment and continuing education for both the young and adult learner. The individual courses are classified in three different levels:

Basic - these courses provide a basic overview and prepares the learner for a longer and more intermediate course work.

Intermediate – these are courses that are between basic and the advanced level, aimed at preparing learners for advanced course work. Advanced – these are courses that provide the learner with the opportunity to earn advanced level badging and provide the learner with advanced level knowledge and skills. Collection: these courses are purchased in a bundle and are organized around a common theme and can help both young and adult learners become proficient in a specific topical area. These are great if you want to master a certain area of focus.

Programs of Study: these courses are purchased in a bundle and is an integration of a variety of sequenced courses that provide learners’ developmental building block that includes a basic, intermediate, and/or advanced level of a particular topic area over a period of time.

Creating a Personalized Learning Journey: create your own program of study, starred self-paced courses can be purchased as bundled on our platform or purchased as a SCORM/HTML file that can be uploaded to SCORM compatible platforms or website with a licensing agreement.

TIME MANAGEMENT is crucial to successfully completing a collection of courses or program of study. Your time is valuable and making the most of it is important. It is recommended that you break down the collection of courses or program of study into segments to meet your completion goal. Below is a recommended time management chart to help you prioritize task and make these course offerings manageable to fit into your daily schedule. We suggest that you complete the 8 hour/full day courses over two days so you can successfully complete a program of study within 2-to-7-week timeframe.

FULL DAY COURSE OFFERING SCHEDULE This schedule is recommended for adult learners who are taking an 8-hour course offering within a program of study or collection. Week 1

Course 1 Module/Lesson: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 1 Module/Lesson: 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 2 Module/Lesson : 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 2 Module/Lesson : 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Week 2

Course 3 Module/Lesson: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 3 Module/Lesson: 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 4 Module/Lesson : 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 4 Module/Lesson : 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Week 3

Course 5 Module/Lesson: 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 6 Module/Lesson : 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 6 Module/Lesson : 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 5 Module/Lesson: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Week 4

Course 7 Module/Lesson: 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 8 Module/Lesson : 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 8 Module/Lesson : 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 7 Module/Lesson: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Week 5

Course 9 Module/Lesson: 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 10 Module/Lesson : 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 8 Module/Lesson : 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 9 Module/Lesson: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Free Day or Catch-up Day

45 MINUTE COURSE OFFERING SCHEDULE This schedule is recommended for teen learners who are taking a 45- minute course offering within a program of study or collection.

Week 1

Course Module 1 Time: 45 minutes

Course Module 2 Time: 45 minutes

Course Module 3 Time: 45 minutes

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Week 2

Course Module 6 Time: 45 minutes

Course Module 4 Time: 45 minutes

Course Module 5 Time: 45 minutes

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Week 3

Course Module 9 Time: 45 minutes

Course Module 7 Time: 45 minutes

Course Module 8 Time: 45 minutes

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Free Day or Catch-up Day

Week 4

Course 7 Module/Lesson: 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 8 Module/Lesson : 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Course 8 Module/Lesson : 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 Time: 2 hours

Course 7 Module/Lesson: 1, 2, 3 & 4 Time: 2 hours

Free Day or Catch-up Day

*Also keep in mind that these courses are self-paced and are accessible 24 hours/ 7 days a week.

PRICING – To find pricing information go to our website at www.bunifuelearning.com and review course listings under Learning Institute.

POST-PROGRAM AWARDS Certificates – Each course gives the learner an opportunity to earn a certificate after they have completed the entire course and have shown mastery of the learning outcomes. Learners will be given formative and/or summative assessments throughout the course to evaluate knowledge and skills gained. A personalized certificate with an official badge is delivered via email with the results of your assessment. Certificate will be saved in our database for 7 years and can be accessed electronically 24/7. Badging- Each certificate has a specialized badge designation showcases the learner’s accomplishment, knowledge, and skill master.

To learn more about our variety of badges Teen and Adult Learners

Basic - these courses provide a basic overview and prepares the learner for a longer and more intermediate course work.

Intermediate – these are courses that are between basic and the advanced level, aimed at preparing learners for advanced course work.

Advanced – these courses are more advanced than basic courses and are the first step in preparing learners for advanced course work.

Teen Learners Collection

Tell My Story: My Personal Brand : In these courses you will get an opportunity to evaluate how interests, personality, and character traits impact your brand identity.

Te l l My St ory : MY PERSONAL BRAND

Resume Writing 2.0: These courses will help you stand out as a candidate when you apply for a job. Then you'll draft a resume that highlights being a strong candidate for a job.

RESUME WRITING 2.0

Elevator Pitch 2.0: These courses will introduce you to the components of a successful elevator pitch. You then refine your elevator pitch by reviewing gathering peer feedback.

ELEVATOR PITCH 2.0

The Road to Critical Thinking: Building a Deeper Understand of the System Around Us – these courses you will learn about critical consciousness and use a matrix protocol to create a personal critical consciousness case study.

The Road t o Cr i t i ca l Th i nk i ng BUILDING A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE SYSTEM AROUND US

Envisioning Your Future Self: In these courses you learn the basics about the relationship between education, training, and earnings. You will leave with some understanding on how to make financially wise decisions.

ENVISIONING YOUR FUTURE SELF

Budgeting for the Future : these courses will help you become familiar with the real cost of starting one’s life on your own after you graduate from high school. You’ll also set up a monthly expense budget.

BUDGETING FOR THE FUTURE

Adult Learners Collection

Strong Presentation and Public Speaking Skills : These courses will help you make speaking in public less terrifying and more enjoyable. You will learn how to create compelling presentations using various types of visual aids and deliver presentations with power.

STRONG PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS

Network: Inside and Outside the Company : these courses will help you begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light. You will improve almost every aspect of your networking strategy.

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INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE COMPANY

Program of Study

Teen Learners

Crafting Entrepreneurial, Employment, and Career Advancement These series of courses are focused on exploration of self, entrepreneurship, employable, and career advancement skills. My Future:

Cra f t i ng My Futur e : ENTREPRENEURIAL, EMPLOYMENT, AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT

Telling Our Story: Diversity, Equity and Justice: Diversity, Equity and Justice courses along with a companion digital journal for reflection will provide the learner with an opportunity to explore critical- consciousness competencies such as self-advocacy, measured response to microaggressions, sense of belonging, proactive help-seeking and leveraging of available supports and resources without a fear of the imposter syndrome.

Te l l i ng Our St ory : DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND JUSTICE

Financial Literacy : The financial literacy program helps learners gain foundational skills to establish good financial health. They will learn the basics by understanding the relationship between education, training and earnings. They will leave with basic understanding on how to make financially wise decisions.

FINANCIAL LITERACY

Program of Study

Adult Learners

Crafting Entrepreneurial, Employment, and Career Advancement: These series of courses are focused on exploration of self, entrepreneurship, employable, and career advancement skills. My Future: The Board Room: A Leadership Series for Women Professionals: These series of courses provide knowledge and skills to women as they strive to advance their career, from entry-level skills to a seat at the board room table. These courses provide a hands-on interactive experience that equips women professionals with a roadmap for defining and exploring career pathways of success and reaching their potential. At the completion of these courses, you will walk away with a leadership toolkit and a multi-faceted action plan. Workplace Diversity and Inclusion: These series of courses will help your employers and employees better recognize the benefits of diversity. There will be strategies discussed to create more inclusive environments. Managers will also leave with best practice on how policies and practices can be put in place to create more diverse and inclusive environments for all. Courses can be purchased individually, as collection or as a program of study.

Cra f t i ng My Futur e : ENTREPRENEURIAL, EMPLOYMENT, AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT

The Board Room: A LEADERSHIP SERIES FOR WOMEN PROFESSIONALS

Adult Learners

WORKPLACE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

FORMATIVE AND SUMMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS Pre and Post Questionnaire - Learners will be given a pre- and post- questionnaire in a program of study. The pre-questionnaire will evaluate what prior knowledge and skills the learner has brought, and a post-questionnaire will be given to measure what knowledge and skills the learning has gained as a result of participating in the course. Poll Questions – Learners will be given poll questions throughout the course to survey learners and identify trends, commonalities, and divergent points of view about the topic presented throughout the course. Learners will be able to view the results of these poll questions to deepen reflection and engagement through the course. Quizzing – Learners will have an opportunity to take quizzes throughout the course. These quizzes will be short answer, multiple choice and/or true and false. The goal of these quizzes are to evaluate learner’s knowledge and skills on a short. Culminating Assessment- Learners will be given a digital journal or a multiple-choice item assessment that will evaluate mastery at the end of multi- layered course offerings.

Case Studies- Demonstrates learner mastery of principles and assessing of learners’ logic, problem solving, and identifying of key concepts.

Digital Journal – These journals provide the learner on-going reflection through a portfolio of work and artifacts collected throughout the course(s).

FOR ADULTS: CORPORATE AND WORKPLACE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

INTRODUCTION The corporate and workplace training and development program is a series of courses designed to educate perspective job seekers, employees, and managers. While these courses will support your career advancement it will also benefit you personally.

CRAFTING MY FUTURE: ENTREPRENEURIAL, EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT These series of courses are focused on exploration of self, entrepreneurship, employable, and career advancement skills. Courses can be purchased individually, as collection or as a program of study.

INDEPENDENT COURSES

Job Search Skills Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you’re best suited for? How do you build a winning resume and cover letter? Where can you find job leads? How do you network without feeling nervous? What happens when you land an interview? And most importantly, where do you find help when you need it? The Job Search Skills workshop will give you the answers to all these questions, plus a plan to get you to a new job within a month. After completing this program, you’ll be more than ready to start your search for your perfect job. Identifying the purpose for working and the assessment of skills can help determine the types of jobs your participants should apply for.

Participants will learn: Ready, Set, Go! Building Your Resume Polishing Your Resume Writing a Cover Letter Creating a Portfolio Networking Skills Skills for Success Where to Look? Understand the Interview

Time : 8 Hours Badge: Basic

Ten Soft Skills The meaning of Soft Skills can sometimes be difficult to describe. It can be that unique attribute or characteristic that facilitates great communication. It can be the special way that you show confidence in a challenging situation. These and other events can become more easily managed with this great workshop. With our Ten Soft Skills You Need workshop your participants will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of soft skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light, your participants will improve on almost every aspect of their career. Participants will learn: What are Soft Skills? Soft Skill 1: Communication Soft Skill 2: Teamwork

Soft Skill 3: Problem Solving Soft Skill 4: Time Management Soft Skill 5 and 6: Attitude and Work Ethic Soft Skill 7: Adaptability/Flexibility Soft Skill 8: Self-Confidence Soft Skill 9: Ability to Learn from Criticism Soft Skill 10: Networking Time: 8 Hours Badge: Basic

Presentation Skills (Part 1) Many studies have found that public speaking is the number one fear among most people; outranking flying, snakes, insects, and even death. Ironically, it is also one of the skills that can make or break a person’s career. Your participants will be provided with a strong set of skills that will complement their current presentation skill set. The Presentation Skills workshop will give participants some presentation skills that will make speaking in public less terrifying and more enjoyable. This workshop includes topics that participants can look forward to, including how to create a compelling presentation using various types of visual aids that will engage their audience. Participants will learn: Creating the Program Choosing Your Delivery Methods Verbal Communications Skills Non-Verbal Communication Skills Overcoming Nervousness Creating Fantastic Flip Charts Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations Wow ‘Em with Whiteboard Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio Pumping it Up a Notch Time: 8 Hours Badge: Intermediate

Public Speaking (Part 2) According to a 1973 survey by the Sunday Times of London, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders, standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people. Through this workshop your participants will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event. However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking workshop will give participants some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering their

presentation with power. Participants will learn: Identify Your Audience Creating a Basic Outline Organizing the Program Fleshing It Out Putting It All Together Being Prepared Overcoming Nervousness Delivering Your Speech (1) Delivering Your Speech (2) Questions and Answers Time: 8 Hours Badge: Intermediate

Networking Inside the Company (Part 1) Networking is one of the most basic and essential skills employees should develop. Having great networking skills within an organization is sometimes overlooked. Having a viable networking and communication skill set will benefit any organization and will lead to increased productivity and performance. Networking Within the Company is about creating and maintaining better relationships. Your participants will develop skills to avoid obstacles, increase communication, and build relationships that last over time. Employees who understand and embrace the aspects of networking in the workplace will grow your business and create a more engaging environment. Participants will learn: The Benefits of Networking at Work

Networking Obstacles Networking Principles How to Build Networks Recognize Networking Opportunities Common Networking Mistakes Develop Interpersonal Relationships Online Networking Tools Time Management Maintaining Relationships Over Time Time: 8 Hours Badge: Intermediate

Networking Outside the Company (Part 2) Networking – according to Merriam Webster is “the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business”. These and other events can become more easily managed with this great workshop. With our Networking (Outside the Company) workshop, your participants will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light, your participants will improve on almost every aspect of their networking strategy.

Participants will learn: The Benefits of Networking Outside of Work

Networking Obstacles Networking Principles Why Network?

How to Build Networks Online Networking tools Develop Interpersonal Relationships Common Networking Mistakes Time Management Manage Personal and Professional Network Time: 8 Hours Badge: Intermediate

Teamwork and Team Building For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it's at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not. The Teamwork and Team Building workshop will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Your participants will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member. Participants will learn:

Defining Success Types of Teams

The First Stage of Team Development – Forming The Second State of Team Development – Storming The Third Stage of Team Development Norming The Fourth Stage of Team Development – Performing Team Building Activities Making the Most of Team Meetings Solving Problems as a Team Encouraging Teamwork

Time: 8 Hours Badge: Advanced

COLLECTION These courses are purchased in a bundle and are organized around a common theme and can help learners become proficient in a certain topical area. These are great if you want to master a certain topical area. Strong Presentation and Public Speaking Skills – These courses will help you make speaking in public less terrifying and more enjoyable. You will learn how to create compelling presentations using varies types of visual aids and deliver presentations with power.

Presentation Skills (Part 1) Public Speaking (Part 2) Time : 16 Hours Badge: Strong Presentation and Public Speaking Skills

Network: Inside and Outside the Company – These courses will help you begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light. You will improve almost every aspect of your networking strategy.

Networking Inside the Company (Part 1) Networking Outside the Company (Part 2) Time: 26 Hours Badge: Network: Inside and Outside the Company PROGRAM OF STUDY

These courses are purchased in a bundle and is an integration of variety of sequenced courses that provide learner’s developmental building blocks that includes a basic, intermediate and/or advanced level content on a particular topic area over a period of time.

Crafting My Future: Entrepreneurial, Employment, and Career Advancement - These series of courses are focused on exploration of self, entrepreneurship, employable, and career advancement skills.

Job Search Skills Ten Soft Skills Presentation Skills (Part 1) Public Speaking (Part 2)

Networking Inside the Company (Part 1) Networking Outside the Company (Part 2) Teamwork and Team Building

Time: 56 Hours/Two Weeks Badge: Crafting My Future: Entrepreneurial, Employment, and Career Advancement

THE BOARD ROOM: A LEADERSHIP SERIES FOR WOMEN PROFESSIONALS These series of courses provide knowledge and skills to women as they strive to advance their career, from entry-level skills to a seat at the board room table. These are courses provide a hands-on interactive experience that equips women professionals with a roadmap for defining and exploring career pathways of success and reaching their potential. At the completion of these courses, you will walk away with a leadership toolkit and a multi-faceted action plan.

PREREQUISITE There are no prerequisites required for this course.

THE BOARD ROOM IS DESIGNED FOR THE FOLLOWING LEARNER(S):

Help professionals of color overcome invisible barriers to success Prepare entry level professionals with the tools necessary to succeed in their career Provide tools for aspiring leaders of color Managers that want to create an inclusive and diverse environment in their organization Human Resource professionals looking to integrate equal opportunity resources

COLLECTION Women Leadership

Often, people who have never had a leadership role will stand up and take the lead when a situation they care about requires it. Your participants will be able recognize these events and grab the reins with more confidence. This workshop touches on understanding the leadership gap, vital leadership traits, and how to overcome various barriers. With our Women in Leadership workshop your participants will learn how women are changing the workforce. Through this workshop, your participants will gain a new perspective on the workforce, and what benefits can come from hiring and promoting women to higher positions.

Participants will learn: Women and the Workforce The Leadership Gap

Barriers to Women’s Leadership Traits of Women’s Leadership Benefits of Women’s Leadership Nurturing Women’s Leadership Actively Recruit Women Create/Encourage Women’s Networking Opportunities Pair Women with Mentors Create and Encourage Educational Opportunities

Time : 8 Hours Badge: Advanced

Personal Branding Personal Branding is identifying your assets, characteristics, strengths, and skills as an individual. Understanding Personal Branding will provide advantages in your participant’s personal and professional lives. Branding is a mix of how you present yourself and how others see you. It is important to be aware of how you are viewed. With our Personal Branding course your participants will be able to share their vision and passions with others in your company. Utilize this knowledge through Social Media to define and influence how others see you. You are your brand so protect it. Live it.

Participants will learn: Defining Yourself (Part 1) Defining Yourself (Part 2)

Controlling and Developing Your Image Personal and Professional Influences Sharpening Your Brand

Appearance Matters Social Media (Part 1) Social Media (Part 2)

Management During a Crisis Branding Personality Traits

Time: 8 Hours Badge: Advanced

Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Self-confidence and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don’t feel worthy, and/or you don’t know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits to your participants in their professional and personal lives. The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence workshop will give participants an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence each mean (in general and to them personally) and how to develop those feelings in their day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your participant’s lives and have a positive effect on all of them. Participants will learn: What Does Self-Confidence Mean to You?

Obstacles to Our Goals Communication Skills The Importance of Goal Setting

Feeling the Part Looking the Part Sounding the Part Powerful Presentations Coping Techniques

Dealing with Difficult Behavior Dealing with Difficult Situations Time: 8 Hours Badge: Advanced Goal Setting and Getting Things Done

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This workshop will provide the knowledge and skills your participants need to complete more tasks, and get things done. Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done workshop will cover strategies to help your participants deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in their professional and personal lives. Your participants will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive individuals. Participants will learn:

Overcoming Procrastination (Part 1) Overcoming Procrastination (Part 2) Four P’s of Goals Setting Improving Motivation

Wise Time Management Tips for Completing Tasks Increasing Your Productivity To Do List Characteristics SMART Goals Mistakes Will Happen Time: 8 Hours Badge: Advanced

Trust and Building Resilience Ensuring that relationships are built on trust is important for every organization. Trust is not just something you say, it’s something you do and build. By providing your employees with the tools they need, it shows them that you are willing to invest in them and that you care about their well-being. With our Trust Building and Resiliency workshop your participants will be given the skills that will promote honesty and build trust throughout your organization. Having resilient employees is crucial in creating an environment that is a safe place for everyone to work. Remember you gain trust by giving trust! Participants will learn: Empower Staff Transparent Communication Keep Promises Personality Types Respect Stress Management Develop Positive Relationships Overcoming Adversities Change Acceptance/Management

Stay Motivated Time: 8 Hours Badge: Intermediate

Increasing Your Happiness Increasing one’s happiness can be done through the power of positive thinking. That is one skill that this workshop will touch on to teach your participants how to be happier. Happiness will spread throughout your organization and have a positive effect on everyone. With our Increasing Your Happiness workshop your participants will engage in unique and helpful ways to increase their happiness. This will have a robust effect on their professional and personal lives. It will improve their communication skills, increase productivity, and lesson absenteeism.

Participants will learn: Plan Ahead for Happiness Plan Your Day Relate to Others Go to Your Happy (Work) Space Accentuate the Positive Use Your Benefits Take Control of Your Career Happiness Set Boundaries Practice Positivity Choose to Be Happy

Time: 8 Hours Badge: Intermediate

Work Life Balance Having a balance between work and home life can be a challenge. With this challenge come great rewards when it is done successfully. By balancing a career with home life it will provide benefits in each environment. You will become healthier, mentally and physically, and you will be able to produce more career wise. With a Work-Life Balance you will be managing your time better. Better time management will benefit all aspects of life; you will be working less and producing more. This workshop will show how to focus on the important things, set accurate and achievable goals, and communicate better with your peers at work and your family at home.

Participants will learn: Benefits of a Healthy Balance Signs of an Imbalance Employer Resources Tips in Time Management Goal Setting Optional Ways to Work At Work At Home Stress Management Working in a Home Office

Time: 8 Hours Badge: Intermediate PROGRAM OF STUDY

These courses are purchased in a bundle and is an integration of variety of sequenced courses that provide learner’s developmental building blocks that includes a basic, intermediate and/or advanced level content on a particular topic area over a period of time. The Board Room: A Leadership Series for Women Professionals - These series of courses provide knowledge and skills to women as they strive to advance their career, from entry-level skills to a seat at the board room table. These courses provide a hands-on interactive experience that equips women professionals with a roadmap for defining and exploring career pathways of success and reaching their potential. At the completion of these courses, you will walk away with a leadership toolkit and a multi-faceted action plan.

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Women Leadership Personal Branding

Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Goal Setting and Getting Things Done

Trust and Building Resilience Increasing Your Happiness Work Life Balance

Time: 56 Hours/Two Weeks Badge: Crafting My Future: Employment and Career Advancement

Diversity and Inclusion Experiencing diversity is a part of living within a civilized society. It is our diversity and variety that help organizations to be successful and achieve their goals. Understanding the various forms of diversity makes for a better company and world in general. With our Diversity and Inclusion course your participants will recognize how to better manage diversity and recognize its benefits. Your participants will learn how to implement and develop a policy that does not allow for discrimination. It is vital that every employer and employee has an understanding of the concepts of diversity. WORKPLACE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION These series of courses will help your employers and employees better recognize the benefits of diversity. There will be strategies discussed to create more inclusive environments. Managers will also leave with best practice on how policies and practices can be put in place to create more diverse and inclusive environments for all. INDEPENDENT COURSES

Participants will learn: Understanding Diversity Racial Diversity Employees with Disabilities Pregnant Employees Lactating Mothers Sexual Harassment Employees Over Age 40 LGBTQ Sensitivity Training Handling Diversity Complaints

Time: 8 Hours Badge: Advanced

Workplace Diversity Improving diversity knowledge is a required component of every company. With more and more businesses having global presence workplace diversity is a forgone conclusion. Your participants will be able to use strategies to be proactive and remove barriers. They will be shown how to build and encourage diversity in their workplace and community. Our Workshop Diversity course will help participants understand what diversity is, and how they can create a more diverse environment. They will be instructed on how to use active listening and employ effective questioning techniques. By learning the right complaint resolution skills and choosing the right course of action communication throughout your business will be strengthened.

Participants will learn: Understanding Diversity

Understanding Stereotypes Breaking Down the Barriers Verbal Communications Skills Non-Verbal Communication Skills Being Proactive Coping with Discrimination

Dealing with Diversity Complaints as a Person Dealing with Diversity Complaints as a Manager Dealing with Diversity Complaints as an Organization Time: 8 Hours Badge: Advanced Coaching and Mentoring

You are in your office looking over your performance report and it happened again. Your low performing employee failed to meet quota this month even after you spoke with them about the importance of meeting goals. This employee has a great attitude, and you know they can do better. You just do not know how to motivate them to reach the goal. Money used to work, but that has worn off. You are baffled and you know being frustrated makes matters worse. What do you do? The Coaching and Mentoring focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting. Participants will learn: Defining Coaching and Mentoring Setting Goals Understanding the Reality Developing Options The Importance of Trust Providing Feedback Overcoming Roadblocks Reaching the End How Mentoring Differs from Coaching Time: 8 Hours Badge: Advanced

Civility in the Workplace While a training program on workplace manners and courtesy may seem like overkill, the reality is: rudeness is an epidemic costing industry millions a year. Indeed, what society seems to be gaining in terms of both knowledge and technological advancement, it’s losing out on basic social values that directly impact the bottom line. To address the growing problem of incivility in the work setting, this workshop introduces the concept of civility, its importance to a company, as well as its typical causes and effects. Skills needed to effectively practice civil behavior, as well as different ways organizations can systematize civility in the workplace will also be discussed. The benefits to Civility In The Workplace are countless and will pay off immensely in every aspect of your job.

Participants will learn: Introduction Effective Work Etiquette

Cost and Rewards Conflict Resolution Communication Negotiation

Identifying Your Need Writing a Civility Policy Implementing the Policy

Time: 8 Hours Badge : Advanced

PROGRAM OF STUDY These courses are purchased in a bundle and are an integration of a variety of sequenced courses that provide learners’ developmental building block that includes a basic, intermediate and/or advanced level of a particular topic area over a period of time. Workplace Diversity and Inclusion - These series of courses will help your employers and employees better recognize the benefits of diversity. There will be strategies discussed to create more inclusive environments. Managers will also leave with best practice on how policies and practices can be put in place to create more diverse and inclusive environments for all. Courses can be purchased individually, as collection or as a program of study.

Diversity and Inclusion Workplace Diversity Coaching and Mentoring Civility in the Workplace 1. 2. 3. 4.

Time: 32 Hours Badge: Workplace Diversity and Inclusion

HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM 9TH – 12TH GRADE AGES 13-18 YEARS OF AGE

INTRODUCTION The high school program builds learners’ pre-professional knowledge and skills, like financial literacy, career laddering, networking, and building social capital. The program is flexible and modular so that it can be implemented across a variety of contexts.

Evaluate how your interest, personality, and character traits impact your personal brand identity. Understand the different biases that can potentially impact your personal brand identity. Gain a deeper understanding of how planning for their career and future begins with acknowledging your own talents, skills, and abilities. Creating a Personal Brand – Part I In this course, you will get an opportunity to evaluate how your interests, personality, and character traits impact your brand identity. In hopes of gaining a deeper understanding of how planning for your career and future begins with acknowledging your own unique talents, skills, and abilities. Teens will: CRAFTING MY FUTURE: ENTREPRENEURIAL, EMPLOYMENT AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT These series of courses are focused on exploration of self, entrepreneurship, employable, and career advancement skills. Courses can be purchased individually, as collection or as a program of study. You can also create your own personalized journey for bulk users (25 or more learners).

Time: 45 Minute Course Badge: Basic

Creating a Personal Brand – Part II In this course, you will have an opportunity to evaluate how your interests, personality, and character traits impact your brand identity. In hopes of gaining a deeper understanding of how planning for your career and future begins with acknowledging your own unique talents, skills, and abilities. Teens will:

Review and apply the Four Main Personal Brand Qualities. Create a personal brand power point deck.

Time: 45 Minute Course Badge: Basic

Resume Writing – Part I In the course, you will have an opportunity to do some self-discovery to help you stand out as a candidate when you apply for a job.

Teens will:

Explore your professional strengths and skills. Review the key components of a resume.

Time: 45 Minute Course Badge: Basic

Learn how to write a resume if you want to change careers or have little or no experience in a particular career. Apply and write the first draft of your resume. Resume Writing – Part II This course is a continuation of part I, writing a resume that highlights being a strong candidate for a job. Teens will:

Time: 45 Minute Course Badge: Intermediate

Preparing for an Interview In this course, you will learn some tips for interviewing success. You will learn the importance of being yourself and three tips that will help you prepare for an interview. Teens will:

Understand the importance of being yourself in an interview. Learn different techniques to enhance your interview skills

Time: 45 Minute Course Badge: Basic

Complete career profiler on Q-Net to explore various career opportunities. Learn the importance of career fairs and job shadowing to expand career option for those who starting or transitioning. Virtual Career Fair/Job Shadowing The course highlights, the impact of career shadowing, networking, and how conversing with other professionals about their careers can give valuable insight into your career journey. You may need to divide this course into two days to complete. It is recommended that you separate courses into 2, 30-minute periods. Teens will:

Time: 60 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

Elevator Pitch – Part I This course introduces the components of a successful elevator pitch. Once you've reviewed each key component, you'll then begin drafting an outline of your own elevator pitch that aligns with your passion, purpose, and professional plans.

Teens will: Learn how to create a 30 second elevator pitch. Align your elevator pitch to your passion, purpose, and professional plan

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge : Basic

Elevator Pitch – Part II The course aims to help you practice and refine your elevator pitch by reviewing your outline and gathering peer feedback on the components of an elevator pitch previously identified.

Teens will: Learn the do’s and don’ts of an elevator pitch. Refine and practice your elevator pitch.

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge : Intermediate

COLLECTION These courses are purchased in a bundle and are organized around a common theme and can help both young and adult learners become proficient in a certain topical area. These are great if you want to master a certain topical area.

Tell My Story: My Personal Brand – In these courses you will get an opportunity to evaluate how interests, personality, and character traits impact your brand identity.

Creating a Personal Brand – Part I Creating a Personal Brand – Part II Time: 60 minutes Badge: Telling My Story: My Personal Brand

Resume Writing 2.0 – These courses will help you stand out as a candidate when you apply for a job. Then you'll draft a resume that highlights being a strong candidate for a job.

Resume Writing – Part I Resume Writing – Part II Time: 60 minutes Badge: Resume Writing 2.0

Elevator Pitch 2.0 – These courses will introduce you to the components of a successful elevator pitch. You then refine your elevator pitch by reviewing gathering peer feedback.

Elevator Pitch – Part I Elevator Pitch – Part II Time: 60 Minutes Course Badge: Elevator Pitch 2.0

PROGRAM OF STUDY These courses are purchased in a bundle and is an integration of variety of sequenced courses that provide learners’ developmental building block that includes a basic, intermediate and/or advanced level of a particular topic area over a period of time. Crafting My Future: Entrepreneurial, Employment, and Career Advancement - These series of courses are focused on exploration of self, entrepreneurship, employable, and career advancement skills.

Creating a Personal Brand – Part I Creating a Personal Brand – Part II Resume Writing – Part I Resume Writing – Part II Preparing for an Interview Virtual Career Fair/Job Shadowing

Elevator Pitch – Part I Elevator Pitch – Part II

Time: 8 hours Badge: Crafting My Future: Employment and Career Advancement

Explore and examine the lens of systemic oppression and how it impacts underrepresented people. Review a case study and complete a Venn diagram to apply their mastery of understanding of the lens of systemic oppression. Examine the Liberatory Mindset cards and see how they can incorporate them in their daily life. System of Oppression and Liberatory Mindsets This course will help guide you through an introduction to systemic oppression and give you an opportunity to develop a lens from which to view individual and institutional oppression. Teens will: TELLING MY STORY: DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND JUSTICE Diversity, Equity and Justice courses along with a companion digital journal for reflection will provide the learner with an opportunity to explore critical-consciousness competencies such as self-advocacy, measured response to microaggressions, sense of belonging, proactive help-seeking and leveraging of available supports and resources without a fear of the imposter syndrome.

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

Explore and examine the lens of systemic oppression and how it impacts underrepresented people. Review a case study and complete a Venn diagram to apply their mastery of understanding of the lens of systemic oppression. Examine the Liberatory Mindset cards and see how they can incorporate them in their daily life Microaggressions and Liberatory Mindsets In the course, you will have an opportunity to revisit the concept of liberatory mindsets. These mindsets will serve as an anchor for you to incorporate into your daily life as you engage with systems of oppression. Teens will:

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Intermediate

Introduction to Critical Consciousness – Part 1 In this course you will learn the construct of critical consciousness and how you can make critical decisions through the lens of critical consciousness in order to resist systemic oppression and seek liberation and self- care.

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Review the excerpts from the movie the Matrix to explore more about the system of oppression. Define critical consciousness and apply learnings to the case study of Charles

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

Critical Consciousness – Part 2 In this course, you will revisit the concept of critical consciousness and use the matrix protocol to create a personal critical consciousness case study. Teens will:

Review the Matrix protocol to better understand how to apply it to their everyday life. Apply the Matrix protocol by writ a case study

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Intermediate

Equality, Equity and Justice In this course, you will create your own definitions of equality, equity, and justice by reflecting on a time when something felt unfair. Teens will:

Define these concepts Equality, equity, and justice Apply these concepts to their own life and the life of others

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

Implicit Bias The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the concept and actions of implicit bias. You will watch a series of videos to help guide you through a reflection activity to explore these concepts. Teens will:

Learn about implicit bias and how to overcome it.

Time : 45 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

Use the “I Am From Poem” to explore and define the concept of Imposter Syndrome. Write writer their own “I Am From Poem” to explore the variety of ways to combat this syndrome. Imposter Syndrome In this course, you will be introduced to the concept of Imposter Syndrome. You will then have an opportunity to create your own story and sense of agency through a "Where I’m From" poem. Teens will:

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

Review and apply the Matrix protocol to four case studies to determine how each person in the study saw, entered, resisted and change the systems of oppression. Case Studies This course will guide you through a series of case studies dealing with diversity and equity challenges in post- secondary and workplace. Teens will:

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Advanced

COLLECTION These courses are purchased in a bundle and are organized around a common theme and can help both young and adult learners become proficient in a certain topical area. These are great if you want to master a certain topical area. The Road to Critical Thinking: Building a Deeper Understand of the System Around Us – These courses you will learn about critical consciousness and use a matrix protocol to create a personal critical consciousness case study. Introduction to Critical Consciousness – Part I Critical Consciousness 2.0 – Part II

Time: 60 minutes Badge: The Road to Critical Thinking: Building a Deeper Understand of the System Around Us

PROGRAM OF STUDY These courses are purchased in a bundle and is an integration of variety of sequenced courses that provide learners’ developmental building block that includes a basic, intermediate and/or advanced level of a particular topic area over a period of time.

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System of Oppression and Liberatory Mindsets Microaggressions and Liberatory Mindsets Introduction of Critical Consciousness

Critical Consciousness 2.0 Equality, Equity and Justice Implicit Bias Imposter Syndrome Case Studies

Time : 8 hours Badge: Telling Our Story: Diversity, Equity and Justice

Time Travel – Part 1 In this course, you will construct a version of your future self. You will determine what lifestyle you would like to pursue for your future self and explore what it takes to reach and maintain that lifestyle. There will be an opportunity for you to imagine your career and salary. You'll also get to choose where you would live, your career, salary, and material resources. Teens will: FINANCIAL LITERACY The financial literacy program helps learners gain foundational skills to establish good financial health. They will learn the basics by understanding the relationship between education, training and earnings. They will leave with basic understanding on how to make financially wise decisions.

Imagine their future self to explore what it takes to reach and maintain a certain lifestyle.

Time: 45 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

Continue to construct a version of their future self to determine their lifestyle to determine what career and salary is necessary to maintain their quality of life Time Travel – Part 2 You will continue to construct a version of your future self. You will determine what lifestyle you would like to pursue for your future self and explore what it takes to reach and maintain that lifestyle. There will be an opportunity for you to imagine your career and salary. You'll also get to choose where you would live and determine material resources. Teens will:

Time : 45 Minutes Course Badge: Basic

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