Various Disciplines

Classes

CESL 1000 : English for Everyday Life: Popular Culture

In this course, students will explore topics related to North American culture, including food, music, traditions and more. Using a variety of authentic texts, including video excerpts and written texts, this course focuses on broadening students' vocabulary, improving their listening comprehension, and building their conversational fluency.

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Clock Hours 17

CESL 1100 : English for Everyday Life: Government and Citizenship

In this course, students will explore topics related to politics, including the different forms of governance, the US government system, and citizens' rights. Using a variety of authentic texts, including video excerpts and written texts, this course focuses on broadening students' vocabulary, improving their listening comprehension, and building their conversational fluency.

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Clock Hours 17

CESL 1200 : English for Everyday Life: Technology and Science

In this course, students will explore topics related to technology, including the evolution of people's relationship with technology, and the future of technology. Using a variety of authentic materials, including video excerpts and written texts, this course focuses on broadening students' vocabulary, improving their listening comprehension, and building their conversational fluency.

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Clock Hours 17

CESL 1300 : English for Everyday Life: People and the Environment

In this course, students will explore topics related to the environment, including climate change, pollution, and the role that humans have played in impacting the environment. Using a variety of authentic texts, including video excerpts and written texts, this course focuses on broadening students' vocabulary, improving their listening comprehension, and building their conversational fluency.

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Clock Hours 17

CESL 1400 : English for Everyday Life: Current Events

In this course, students will explore important local and global issues in the news today. Using a variety of authentic texts, including video excerpts and written texts, this course focuses on broadening students' vocabulary, improving their listening comprehension, and building their conversational fluency.

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Clock Hours 17

CESL 1500 : English for Everyday Life: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

In this course, students will explore topics related to North American sports and general outdoor recreational activities. Topics will include famous sports figures, popular sports teams, and growing trends in activities, such as hiking, biking, and skiing. Using a variety of authentic texts, including video excerpts and written texts, this course focuses on broadening students' vocabulary, improving their listening comprehension, and building their conversational fluency.

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Clock Hours 17

CNIP 1000 : New Manager Bootcamp

This course is designed for experienced project managers to enhance their knowledge of and skills in the field. Students will gain insight into the structure, grading system, and study strategies required for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. Through this program, students will explore the five process groups and 10 knowledge areas addressed in the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

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Clock Hours 36

CSCM 3000 : Supply Chain Management

This is a comprehensive professional development and exam preparation course. It consists of three modules that reflect the entire APICS CSCP Exam Content Manual (ECM) and provides a broad view of global end-to-end supply chain management. Each module further empowers students with an understanding of best practices, techniques and technologies necessary to maximize their organization's efficiency and impact the bottom line.

Hard copy course materials, access code to learning system, and slide deck provided.

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Clock Hours 39

FR 8201 : Principles of Fundraising

This course provides an overview of the techniques needed to succeed. Through this course, you will develop an inventory of skills for meeting the challenges of the fundraising profession. This course is co- sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of AFP.

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Clock Hours 30

HRM 1000 : SHRM Essentials of Human Resources

Developed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), this introductory-level HR course incorporates components of the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™) and provides insight into the standards for knowledge, strategies and competencies required of effective HR professionals around the world. The course increases students' understanding of human resource issues facing organizations today, expands their awareness of HR behavioral competencies and helps them gain practical expertise to increase job skills.

Hard copy course materials and access code provided.

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Clock Hours 15

HRM 1001 : SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Exam Preparation

This course is designed for experienced human resource management professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge of the HR field. Experienced practitioners will provide the tools, techniques and practices required for those preparing to sit for an advanced certification exam.

Hard copy course materials and access code provided.

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Clock Hours 39

IFMA 1000 : Facilities Management

This professional development course is designed for facility management practitioners looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the foundational facilities management topics deemed critical by employers. Not only will they enhance their FM knowledge and skills, and qualify for the FMP credential, the materials will serve as an ongoing reference of facility management practices.

Hard copy course materials and online access provided.

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Clock Hours 60

LDR 110 : Strategic Organizational Leadership

Great leaders can persuade and help employees stay engaged, as well as be more responsive and proactive, given the right set of tools and techniques. This course is designed to help professionals develop a toolkit they can apply as a leader at work, today, to become a highly productive and inspiring leader of tomorrow. It will discuss the tools needed to create an organization that values learning, promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, innovation, and welcomes change. (Course to be sunset by May 30, 2025)

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Clock Hours 80

LDR 120 : Maximizing Team Effectiveness

Managers consistently report that interpersonal abilities or soft skills are essential when managing projects and people. Traditionally, more emphasis is placed on the core knowledge and skills needed to fulfill a specific role or job responsibility, but it's often more difficult to master the people skills. This course focuses on managing others in one-on-one settings, managing a team, and managing stakeholders. Students will learn to use practical and flexible tools and techniques that will improve people skills and increase effectiveness as a team leader and a team member. (Course to be sunset by May 30, 2025)

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Clock Hours 80

LDR 130 : Finance & Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager

This course helps students understand the accounting process and methodologies, enhancing their ability to forecast financial performance, spot trends and study their competition with a keener eye. Participants who successfully complete this course learn to develop the financial skills necessary to evaluate proposed business projects, analyze company performance, and apply finance and accounting principles with confidence. Specific topics include forecasting financial performance and analyzing financial strategies through case studies. (Course to be sunset by May 30, 2025)

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Clock Hours 80

PMP 110 : Essentials of Project Management

Project Management Essentials is geared toward the working professional who is interested in entering the project management field, is part of a project team, or will be overseeing a project. This course gives students the knowledge and tools to successfully execute fundamental project management tasks, provides experience in practical application, and satisfies the Project Management Training requirement for PMI's Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® credential. (Course to be sunset by May 30, 2025)

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Clock Hours 42

PMP 120 : Mastering Project Management

For the more experienced student, this course builds upon the fundamentals explored in Essentials of Project Management. It focuses on strengthening skills previously developed and expanding skills to explore more advanced topics like leadership, project performance management and the core competencies of project management. Interpersonal abilities and soft skills are emphasized throughout to ensure project-management success. (Course to be sunset by May 30, 2025)

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Clock Hours 80

Prerequisites

Essentials of Project Management

PMP 140 : PMP® Exam Preparation

This course is designed for experienced project managers to enhance their knowledge of and skills in the field. Students will gain insight into the structure, grading system, and study strategies required for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. Through this course, students will explore content included in the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). (Course to be sunset by May 30, 2025)

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Clock Hours 40

PMP 150 : Project Management Capstone

Students in this course will continue learning from real-world examples and case studies to build on and develop their project management knowledge and skills. They will explore content addressed in the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). (Course to be sunset by May 30, 2025)

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Clock Hours 80

Prerequisites

Essentials of Project Management, Mastering Project Management

PMP 1005 : PMP® Exam Preparation (Bootcamp)

This course is designed for experienced project managers to enhance their knowledge of and skills in the field. Students will gain insight into the structure, grading system, and study strategies required for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam. Through this course, students will explore the five process groups and 10 knowledge areas addressed in the latest edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).

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Clock Hours 35

PMP 1006 : Introduction to Project Management

This course provides an overview of the basics of project management, including key terminology and skills. It is ideally suited for professionals who are new to project management, and who are interested in more efficiently and effectively planning, overseeing, and executing projects in the workplace.

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Clock Hours 15

VALD 5000 : Athletics Leadership Summit

The goal of the Summit is to help a student develop their own personal leadership philosophy for a career in athletics. Students will learn about the five pillars that guide the work of Villanova Athletics – in particular, developing an authentic leadership philosophy, supporting student-athlete development, achieving competitive excellence, fostering compliance and community, and promoting athletic entrepreneurship.

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Clock Hours 12