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Basic Level Courses

A basic level is most appropriate for the professional with little to no experience in the subject area being taught.

We all want to feel respected. A respectful work environment motivates us to do our best work, encourages us to support others, and not only produces positive results for the organization, but also allows its employees to have job satisfaction. An increasingly demanding work pace creates greater pressure and stress for every employee. In addition, impersonal electronic communication has taken precedence over face-to-face interactions. Sometimes, this increased stress and lack of personal contact leads to more abrupt, informal face-to-face communication.

There are more and more examples of employees misusing social media in ways that harm the organizations they work for. At a minimum, such actions create bad publicity, and at worst, they lead to damaging lawsuits that affect an organization’s success and profitability.

Difficult conversations are inevitable in any workplace. Those conversations can create unhappiness, stress, and tension. They can also impair and even destroy relationships. When handled poorly, they are likely to result in serious problems that interfere with productivity and leave everyone involved feeling frustrated and dissatisfied.

What is the source of unfair treatment and differences among people in organizations? Traditional diversity awareness programs have focused on the treatment of women and minorities. However, differences arise from a host of other traits as well including age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, educational background, whether someone has children, even being an engineer versus being a salesperson. These traits or “profiles” cause people to make inaccurate assumptions, create separation, and yes, treat people unfairly. 

If you are a manager or are a part of a team, the Organizational Leadership Bundle is an essential course grouping that will prepare you for all aspects of working together in an organization. All the knowledge you will need to help your team reach success is incorporated into this Organizational Leadership bundle. From learning about how to organize a successful meeting, to developing your organization's social media policy, you'll find all the information you need to be a confident manager or an invaluable member of your team.

This on-demand webinar will demonstrate how to evaluate the accuracy of information encountered on the Internet and thus avoid the costly errors that can occur if false information is used in a legal document or proceeding. 

After completing this course, registrants will be able to:

This on-demand webinar will discuss how to work with court clerks so they will work with you (especially when feeding may be prohibited under the ethics rules)!

Those who have worked in the legal profession for even a short amount of time know that some of the best contacts you can have are your court clerks. While ethical constraints prohibit a court clerk from showing bias toward or against any specific office, attorney or party, having a strong and positive relationship with the people in the clerk’s office can smooth many a bumpy road in a paralegal’s day.  

Debits to the left, credits to the right...but what does that mean? Accounting lingo can be difficult to understand, but nonetheless crucial to understand in order to acquire the information an attorney or accountant might need. You don't need to be a CPA to understand the lingo. Register for this course to get a practical understanding of the accounting terms and financial statements. 

Insurance and issues of insurance coverage are involved in many cases, even though they do not appear to involve insurance coverage questions.  As such, it is important to have an understanding of insurance issues when working on a wide variety of cases and matters.  

How people change their minds and create helpful habits rests on a solid evidence base. Learn the science of habit formation and goal attainment. When beginning any intentional change, there are predicable stages of change that require distinct strategies, depending on your stage. Learn tools to cultivate motivation and help you reach your most important priorities. 

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