Managing archives

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Course Description Managing Archives provides a practical guide to archives management. It has three main target audiences: those who have been tasked by their organization to manage its archives but who have no prior training; those who are starting out as professionals or Para-professionals in a record keeping environment and need basic guidance; and students who are currently studying for a professional qualification. Basic guidance is supplemented by comprehensive references
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Transfer of learning

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Course Description Educators and educational psychologists recognize transfer of learning as perhaps the most significant issue in all fields of instruction. Transfer of learning cuts across all educational domains, curricula, and methods. Despite its importance, research and experience clearly show that significant transfer of learning in either the classroom or in everyday life seldom occurs. Simply put, transfer of learning is illustrated by the phrases "It reminds me of..." or
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Thinking and problem solving

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Course description: Thinking and Problem-Solving presents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of literature on cognition, reasoning, intelligence, and other formative areas specific to this field. Written for advanced undergraduates, researchers, and academics, this volume is a necessary reference for beginning and established investigators in cognitive and educational psychology. Thinking and Problem-Solving provides insight into questions such as: how do people solve complex problems in mathematics and everyday life? How do
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Evaluation and program planning

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Course Description Evaluation and Program Planning is based on the principle that the techniques and methods of evaluation and planning transcend the boundaries of specific fields and that relevant contributions to these areas come from people representing many different positions, intellectual traditions, and interests. In order to further the development of evaluation and planning, we publish articles from the private and public sectors in a wide range of areas: organizational
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Financial Solution for non-for profit

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Course Description:   This course is designed for people with a social vision and a strong personal drive. Unconventional teaching methods will bring out potentially hidden talents not normally addressed in study halls. It will enhance your practical organizational skills, test your leadership ability, broaden your horizon, teach you to be more at ease with success and failure and expand your social and professional network. Become involved in social innovation
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Partnership mobilization and management

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Course Description: We believe that social sector leaders must connect their impact work with the right business model to achieve sustainability. With finite resources and limited staffing, organizations that are more focused on immediate needs rather than long-term sustainability can find developing the right business plan challenging. The course, created in collaboration with Dr. Erik Simanis, is aimed to teach nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurs, corporate entrepreneurs and social change leaders how
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Financial Solution for non-for profit

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Course Description: Ever dream of changing the world or making a difference? You are invited to roll up your sleeves and join a group of entrepreneurs on a journey to change lives by changing systems. In this 4 week introductory course from +Acumen, we’ll cover what social entrepreneurship is and why it’s so exciting. Built from Acumen’s years of experience investing in social entrepreneurs, this course will also feature firsthand
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Teamwork and Co-creation

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Course Description: Teamwork is an essential component of most professional activities in the modern world. But what makes an effective team? This course is an introduction to teamwork skills for all disciplines that will help you improve your own performance and that of your team. It covers why teams are important, the roles of individuals in a team, systems and processes for effective teamwork and communication, and methods for addressing
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Conflict Resolution Training

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This course is designed for people working in peace building and conflict resolution activities. The course explains different definitions of conflict, conflict analysis, conflict management, conflict mitigation, and conflict prevention. It tackles different theories of conflict analysis and theories of conflicts in General. By the end of this course, you will learn; Definition of the conflict Discussion: Are conflicts inevitable or not? Theories of the root causes of conflict  
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