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The Center for Management Development offeres a variety of self-paced on-line classes for you to choose from.


Certificate in Human Resource Management

Cost: $399.00MindEdge
CEU: 3   |   HRCI: 14HRCI_ApprovedForCreditSeal
Access Time: 180 days

An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management, and employee appraisals.

This suite of courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. What does an employer need to know about anti-discrimination regulations? What are the key aspects of pay policies? How can employers avoid the traps of the employee selection process? In this suite of courses, you will discover the answers to these and other important questions.

Each 3 to 5 hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments that will engage you and structure your learning about human resource management.

Upon successful completion, you can download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite. The course has no textbooks or prerequisites.

Target Audience: This course is designed for adult learners interested in gaining a basic understanding of human resource management.

Level/Prerequisites: Introductory/No Prerequisites

Ask the Expert: This course has an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

Required Material: This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Successful Completion Requirement for IACET CEU: Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Courses include:

  • Compensation
  • Employee Selection
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Introduction to Human Resource Management
  • Performance Management
  • Talent Management and Career Development

The six session above make up the Certificate package – you can however, choose to only do one or two of the modules and not the whole Certificate program.  Each module is priced at $79 each.  You save $75 by purchasing the entire Certificate package. Click the register button below to get either the Certificate package, or individual modules.




CMD has two options for Leadership Online.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity and study asynchronously with one of the following sessions:

Strategic Negotiations        and   Essential Skills for Effective Leaders

Online sessions are conducted via the internet with:

  • Email
  • Surveys
  • Questionnaires
  • Review Questions
  • Worksheets
  • Case Studies
  • Videos
  • Books

Each session has an outline of what is covered and when.  You submit worksheets, or review questions, answer questionnaires, watch videos and work through case studies. Dr. Gerald Graham, is the instructor of the each of these sessions and he will give you timely feedback on your responses, and coach you through the materials, giving you a strong foundation of support for skill development and knowledge.

There are many advantages to online learning:

  • work through the materials at your convenience – on your time schedule
  • receive feedback from a well-known subject matter expert
  • one-on-one attention from the instructor
  • time to digest and absorb information
  • improve your professional knowledge

CMD has two Six Sigma online sessions, and one Lean Enterprise sessions.

All three of these courses will give you the foundation you need to strengthen and refine your process and team management skills, focus you on the operational metrics that ensure success and give you the key tools and techniques to achieve process excellence.

These sessions are developed according to American Society for Quality guidelines, and will prepare you to sit for and pass ASQ certification.

They are FLEXIBLE… On-line is self-paced, you set the pace and the schedule.

They are QUALITY… These courses are written to lead you to ASQ Certification, with award-winning instructional design, intuitive, and understandable material.

Green belt logoSix Sigma Green Belt

Black belt logoSix Sigma Black Belt

Lean Enterprise Certification

Agile Project Management is the fastest growing topic in the world of project managers today.  Understanding the methodology and the terminology can make a big difference in the success of your project.

CMD offers several online Agile sessions that can give you the concepts and principles of Agile.

You can choose from the Introduction to Agile course, which starts the ground work with basic Agile.

There is also a course on Agile Team Challenges. or the Integrating Agile & Waterfall Practices.

If you have been working with Agile, and are ready to take the next step and become Agile Certified,

CMD has a course designed to prepare learners for the Project Management Institute’s

Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam

by exploring the methodologies, practices, tools, and techniques that Agilists need to master to become proficient practitioners.

All online Agile courses qualify  for PDU’s and contain all the necessary materials needed to complete the course. When learners achieve an average test score of at least 70% they meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

PMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-RMP, PMBOK, and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.



leedlogo1[1]Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is an organization of 13,000 member organizations and 181,000 LEED professionals.  In 1999 the USGBC created the LEED Rating System, which has grown to become the most widely recognized green building program in the world.

LEED certified buildings are:

♦  more energy efficient
♦  lower operating costs
♦  qualify for tax rebates
♦  lower waste to the landfills
♦  have a reduced carbon footprint
♦  higher asset values
♦  healthier for the occupants
♦  qualify for zoning allowances

LEED Certification is based on 6 different credit categories:energybubble[1]

1 – Sustainable Sites
2 – Energy & Atmosphere
3 – Indoor Environmental Quality
4 – Water Efficiency
5 – Materials & Resources
6 – Innovation in Design

The ratings given out can be:

LEED Platimun
LEED Silver
LEED Certified

There are 3 levels of certification, beginning with the LEED Green Associate.

This certification covers the basics of the LEED project process, the rating systems, core sustainability concepts and terminology.

CMD Offers this certification online:    LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

CMD also offers Green Building Concepts & Strategies for:

Construction Management
Facilities Management
Service & Hospitality

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