Diplomas

Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic

Some families have come to prefer stand-alone virtual schools and districts are rushing to accommodate them — though questions about remote learning persist. Rory Levin, a sixth grader in Bloomington, Minn., used to hate going to school. He has a health condition that often makes him feel apprehensive around other students. Taking special-education classes did little to ease his anxiety. So when his district created a stand-alone digital-only...

Online College Classes Can Be Better than In-Person ones

The implications for higher ed are profound When the Covid pandemic started in early 2020, colleges shifted to remote learning out of necessity. With large in-person gatherings in classrooms suddenly off-limits, online instruction was viewed as the lesser of two evils—inferior to in-person classes, but infinitely better than no classes at all. Two years later, something unexpected has happened. For many college courses, online instruction is...

Five Reasons Why Online Learning is the Future of Education in 2022

by Gemma Josep The concept of traditional education has changed radically within the last couple of years. Being physically present in a classroom isn’t the only learning option anymore — not with the rise of the internet and new technologies, at least. Nowadays, you have access to a quality education whenever and wherever you want, as long as you can get online. We are now entering a new era — the revolution of online education....

Recruiting Best Practices

Description Research has shown that the success of an organization is closely tied to the quality of its employees. A recent study found that employers who excelled in recruiting experienced 3.5 times more revenue growth and twice the profit margin of other employers. But acquiring the right talent can be a challenge. Employers must decide what type of people they want to attract, what recruitment message to convey and how to reach the targeted...

Project Risk Analysis and Mitigation | CPRM 216

Risk is a given in any project, and the better you understand how to identify and prepare for it, the more likely you are to minimize your exposure to it. In this course you will practice a systems approach and explore tools and techniques for identifying, analyzing, planning, and controlling risk. You will use both qualitative and quantitative methods to identify risk and discuss appropriate risk response strategies. You will also learn how to...