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Learning matters to you. It's evident in the growing demand for classes that you've told us are important to you, your career and your success at BJC. And that's why you are here at BJCLearn.org, exploring the vast number of classes available to you at your convenience. We encourage you to seek the learning opportunities at BJC that are right for you. Because your learning matters, it leads to your success as an individual and as an employee and it contributes to the success of BJC. We hope that you will find what you are looking for with the sheer breadth of courses available to each of you. Browse our selection of classes and when you are ready to register, connect to our Online Learning Center (Cornerstone).
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Personal Development Sessions
The Personal Development classes offered by the Center for LifeLong Learning are designed to help you in life and in your career. An array of in-depth offerings help set you on a course for personal and professional improvement. Some of our more popular programs are highlighted here. For a complete listing, visit the Online Learning Center (Cornerstone).
Challenging ConversationsThis course examines conversations and the challenges of communicating effectively. Participants will examine an approach to conversations that explore differences, being open to other perspectives, making decisions and sharing best practices and creative solutions.
Conversations that Count
This course covers effective conversation skills related to supporting others, providing coaching and feedback, listening effectively and questioning with purpose. Participants will discover tips and techniques to help them have conversations that count.
Conversations that Deliver
This course focuses on conversation skills that facilitate resolving disagreements in ways that maintain constructive communication, build healthy working relationships and keep the organization moving forward. Participants will explore ideas that resolve differences while keeping emotions and relationships on track.
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Being Successful in a Dynamic Workplace Environment
Think big about your success in today’s ever changing healthcare setting. Participants will focus on key concepts and ideas to heighten self -awareness and explore fundamentals for achievement. Leverage these traits to enhance your impact within the workplace.
Emotional Intelligence: It’s All About Me
This course is designed to enhance your self-awareness and make emotions work for you to manage yourself and your relationships with others. Understanding and improving the connection between emotions and actions is crucial to business and personal success. Participants are provided with an overview of emotional intelligence and its components and techniques for improvement. Fee: $50 charged back to the department cost center.
Emotional Intelligence: Focus Your Attention
In this session, participants will explore emotional intelligence through attention on self, others and environment. The most effective employees and leaders use focused attention, empathy and social sensitivity to improve habits, gain new skills and sustain greatness. Contemplate your authentic self and harness the power of intentional purpose.
It’s All About Relationships
The ability to interact effectively with people is one of the defining skills in today's workplace. Participants will explore the dynamics of relationships and their influence on personal and professional success. This session will focus on methods for achieving productive relationships.
True Colors: Keys to Personal Success
True Colors is a model of personality identifications that is easy to understand, remember and apply. With the colors of blue, gold, green and orange, True Colors distills the elaborate concepts of personality theory into a user-friendly, practical tool used to foster healthy, productive relationships. Fee: $50 charged back to the department cost center.
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Personal Development Programs
This course, taken once a week for 10 weeks, is a journey of self-awareness. Participants will gain new tools and knowledge to help manage stress, positive inner dialogue, emotions and body language. Participants will identify their preferred personality style thru True Colors as well as learn the common communication patterns of other personality styles. Participants will enhance their skills in conflict management and gain techniques to handle challenging conversations. This course empowers participants to promote positive change in their work environment.
Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks. Visit the Online Learning Center (Cornerstone) for dates and times of upcoming workshops.
Fee: $150 charged back to the department cost center with manager approval
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This program, which meets once a month for six months, is a series of six classes focused on self–awareness, communication, conflict resolution, motivation, teamwork and self–management. The program is designed for clinical and non–clinical employees including charge nurses, leads, coordinators and others who make assignments, manage daily operations and provide direct or indirect patient care. Employees and their managers must complete an application for the employee to be considered for this six-month program.
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Holding true to our commitment to provide learning opportunities useful to employees at any level, the Center for LifeLong Learning offers a variety of computer skills classes. These classes, which range from basic computing and email proficiency to Microsoft Office applications, give participants real-world knowledge they can apply immediately.
As part of the BLI's Business Skills Track, classes from Groupwise productivity, to Microsoft classes (which are recommended for college credit), Sharepoint and more are offered year round. Check out dates and times at the Online Learning Center (Cornerstone).
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Check out the CLL-Microsoft Learning site for more information and for class handouts.
Here is a list of the Computer Classes offered:
For new computer users, this class helps develop computer skills using the Windows 7 environment. Learn how to manage windows, use a keyboard, use a mouse and how to save and access files and folders.
This course teaches the fundamentals of working in the 2010 spreadsheet environment. Learn how to enter and edit data, create basic formulas, and how to properly set up printing options.
This course teaches basic word processing skills. Learn how to enter, edit and format text, use Autocorrect and spell check, insert bullet/number lists, manage tabs and indents and ways to print.
This course teaches how to create a basic slide presentation. Learn proper ways to enter and format text in a slide, add design themes, options for saving the presentation, manage slide masters, and view/ print a presentation.
This course teaches new users the fundamentals of database programs including creating and editing tables, running Queries, Reports and building data entry forms. Classes coming soon.
- Organizing Data
- Creative Design and Formatting
- Design, Themes and Templates
- Relationships, Queries, & Controlling Data Entry
This 3-hour class demonstrates the major changes within the 2010 environment that effect all the Office software. It provides users with a great overview and helpful hints on organizing and managing the new tools such as the Backstage View, tabs, ribbons, Quick Access toolbar and the status bar.
This ongoing series for administrators focuses on a different Cornerstone topic each month. Sessions might include quarterly enhancements, reporting features, curriculum development and support, or roster management. Content is delivered through hands-on workshops or via web conferences. Administrative access to Cornerstone is required. Search the phrase “Support Series” within Cornerstone for a current list of topics.
Do you need to develop and deliver online training? This course presents free development tools for creating engaging, fun and interactive online courses. Basic instructional design principles will be discussed as well as tips/tricks on e-learning course needs. In addition, publishing needs for the Cornerstone Learning Management System will be covered.
The CLL provides 3 levels of Windows Sharepoint training through an academic partnership with UMSL. The 3 Windows Sharepoint classes offered are Introduction to Sharepoint, Intermediate Applications of Sharepoint, and Advanced Applications of Sharepoint.
This course is intended for the primary HSO administrators for the Cornerstone OnDemand learning management system. Topics include creating events and sessions, creating and managing groups and curricula, enrolling students and managing rosters, adding instructors and facilities and running reports. For more information, contact Steven Loomis at 314-362-1058.
This course is intended for administrators transitioning to BJC’s learning management system, Cornerstone OnDemand. Completion of the hands-on workshop is required before administrative access will be granted. New requests for access should be addressed to the primary administrator for your hospital or service organization, who will then contact Steven Loomis in the Center for LifeLong Learning. Topics include creating and managing sessions (classes), managing rosters, adding or updating instructors and how to run reports.
This course helps participants make more effective use of their GroupWise calendars and enhances email productivity. Topics include calendar views, scheduling appointments, alarms, sending emails, using categories, proxy, tools/rules, using Help, organizing folders and tips and tricks. Basic emailing skills are assumed. This class can also be offered to intact work groups.