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The IMSE Continuing Education Executive Certificates Course Catalog 2011-2012

  1. 1. 2011-2012 THE IMSE CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTER COURSE CATALOG 2011-2012 eonline.org | Confidential
  2. 2. 2 IMSE Course Catalog Welcome to the Institute for International Multicultural Studies and Ethics. In this course catalog you will find information about enrollment and technology requirements, course schedules, executive track program information, and course descriptions. It is our hope that you will find our curriculum of value to your academic or professional goals. Our programs are developed around meeting the needs of professionals, academics, and advocates who seek to develop in a specialized skill-set, experience, or a particular knowledge base within our offered disciplines. At IMSE, we offer a wide variety of executive certificate programs in major disciplines from communications to law. With over 200 courses to choose from, it‟s our hope that we can help you meet your educational goals. If we can be of any help to you in review of our catalog or programs, please feel free to contact us. We wish you the best with your endeavors, and we hope to see you online at IMSE! IMSE Enrollment Services Enrollment @imseonline.org www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org | Updated: 4/18/11
  3. 3. IMSE Course Catalog 3 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS General Admission to the IMSE Executive Certificate Programs Students should have completed an associate‟s degree or 60 college credits from a U.S. accredited college, and or a CHEA recognized internationally accredited institution. In addition, should have a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Admissions to the IMSE Post Baccalaureate Executive Certificate Program Students seeking admissions to this program should hold a 2.50 GPA or higher, and completion of an accredited bachelors level program. Students are required to maintain above a 3.00 GPA while enrolled in the program. Admissions to the IMSE Post Master’s Executive Certificate Program Students seeking admissions to this program should hold a 3.0 GPA or higher, and completion of an accredited master‟s level program. Students are required to maintain above a 3.00 GPA while enrolled in the program. Admissions to the IMSE Postdoctoral Programs Executive Certificate Programs Students seeking admissions to this program should hold a 3.0 GPA or higher, as well as completion of a doctorate degree program. Students are required to maintain above a 3.0 GPA, while enrolled in the program. ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Personal technology skills should be at the level of intermediate in accessing the internet, sending e-mail, as well as working within applications such as Microsoft Office. Students should also: • Have access to a computer and internet. • Have the ability to store assignments and resources on a personal computer, and or external storage device. • Have openness for sharing with the instructor, and classmates in relative subject matters. • Have the ability to interact via online posts, webinars, and chat room setting. • Have the self-discipline to manage assigned curriculum and study time. • Have the ability to strategically and critically think through subject matters. • Have a good understanding that quality education can be performed through distance education methods. • Please also refer to the IMSE Student Handbook for more information on enrollment requirements. TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS • A computer running a Windows operating system. Preferably, 2000, XP, or Vista, with a processor running at 500MHz or better. • At least 256 MB of RAM (higher is highly recommended) • The ability to connect to the Internet at a speed of at least 56 kbps • A higher connection speed is highly recommended as some courses will not function at the lower connection speed • A web browser (Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Flock, Safari, Netscape 7.2 or higher, or Firefox 1.5 or higher) • A sound card, speakers, and access to a telephone may be required for some courses that are interactive with whiteboards. Webcam is optional. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  4. 4. 4 IMSE Course Catalog 2011-2011 TUITION FEES o General Executive Certificate Program: $105.00 per credit hour. o Post Baccalaureate Executive Certificate Program: $155.00 per credit hour. o Post Master‟s Executive Certificate Program: $195.00 per credit hour. o Postdoctoral Executive Certificate Program: $240.00 per credit hour. o Application for admissions fee: $40.00 o Maintenance matriculation fee: $65.00 o Technology fee: $50.00 o Transcript of record fee: $3.00 o Late registration fee: $25.00 o Readmission fee: $10.00 o Duplicate ID card fee: $5.00Special note:Students seeking tuition payment plans or the TAL (Tuition Assistance Loan)program should contact IMSE enrollment services. In addition, for students whodesire to pay by corporate sponsor, it‟s at the discretion of IMSE to accept thirdparty payment providers for tuition on a case by case basis. Students should alsorefer to the student handbook for more information on fee‟s or withdrawal policies. COURSE SCHEDULE About IMSE’s Executive Certificate Schedule: Each course section runs 7 days, from Tuesday through the following Monday. Courses open at 5:00 pm on Tuesday and end at 5:00 p.m. the following Monday. The 1st Tuesday of every month, the following course sections are offered including, Course Track A: • 1000-26000 • 1001-26001 • 1002-26002 The 2nd Tuesday of every month, the following course sections are offered including, Course Track B: • 1003-26003 • 1004-26004 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org | Updated: 4/18/11
  5. 5. IMSE Course Catalog 5 • 1005-26005 The 3rd Tuesday of every month, the following course sections are offered including, Course Track C: • 1006-26006 • 1007-26007 • 1008-26008 The 4th Tuesday of every month, the following course sections are offered including, Course Track D: • 1009-26009 • 1010-26010 • 1011-26011 CONTACT INFORMATIONFor information about enrollment: enrollment@imseonline.orgFor any other general program inquiries: continuingeducation@imseonline.orgFor help with IMSE‟s E-Campus, e-mail, library, or bookstore, please email:studentsupport@imseonline.orgLibrary Services: librarian@imseonline.orgIMSE Bookstore: http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/imseonline.htm or visit MBS Direct ourbookstore provider at: http://www.mbsdirect.netBy Phone or Fax:Phone: (877) 280-5298Fax: (800) 680-6390 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  6. 6. 6 IMSE Course Catalog EXECUTIVE TRACK DESCRIPTIONSo STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 1000In today‟s organizations, learning how to make good decisions, and plan effectively is essentialfor organizational success. In this executive track, students will learn the SWOT Analysis,strategic planning methods and models, forecasting, goal setting, environmental scanning,implementation of organizational strategies and strategic management. Students will also discussand compare strategic practices of global humanitarian organizations, and put into practice theSWOT analysis through case studies.o GLOBALIZATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 2000The Global Civilization and Human Rights executive track explores the challenges that existwithin globalization, and addresses each international issue within the framework of humanrights and international law. Students will learn about different international systems in order tocompare and problem solve each concept and idea within a global context. Emphasis for thiscourse will be in: leadership, communications, economics, politics, religion, culture andinternational legal systems.o HOMELAND SECURITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 3000Formed in 2002, the Department of Homeland Security has become one of the most centralizeddefense organizations within the United States. This program prepares students to not only beinformed global citizens, but develop a keen awareness of public safety issues. The course workincludes, engaging in theory and practices of Homeland Security, understanding HomelandSecurity departments with processes, examining international security issues within theframework of the human rights agenda, and analyzing global mechanisms for response anddefense with international actors. Areas of specialization include: public safety, securitymanagement, cyber security, emergency preparedness, international terrorism studies, and globalsecurity issueso HUMAN RIGHTS AND COMMUNICATIONS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 4000The Human Rights and Communications executive track introduces students to theories andpractices of organizational communications and mass media within the context of human rights.Students will learn about organizational development, change, diversity, leadership, types ofmedia, conflict management, ethics, as well as explore crisis communications cases for non-profits and NGO‟s. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org | Updated: 4/18/11
  7. 7. IMSE Course Catalog 7o INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW EXECUTIVE TRACK: 5000The International Human Rights Law Executive Track explores global treaties, conventions,laws, organizations, and related topics and theories, including universal human rights. This trackis diversely composed of important human rights topics, such as human trafficking,sustainability, indigenous peoples‟ study, and international systems, which will allow the studentto engage fully in understanding international human rights law.o UNITED NATIONS HISTORY EXECUTIVE TRACK: 6000 The United Nations History Executive Track provides students with a well-rounded education in understanding the UN from its inception, to its present day status. Topics covered in this program include: understanding the role of the UN in times of conflict, mediation, diplomacy, and peacekeeping, the purpose of NGO‟s and CSO‟s, and the codification of international law. o SPORTS AND WELLNESS MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE TRACK: 7000 The Sports and Wellness Management program offers a wholistic approach to managing athletic programs for sports administrators. This program teaches students the essentials of good health and wellness, effective communications, management and development, sports education program design, and social science research. Students who pursue this executive track also have the option to pursue certification at IMSE. To find out more information about the certification process, contact enrollment services. o GLOBAL QUALITY ASSURANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY EXECUTIVE TRACK: 8000 The Global Quality Assurance and Sustainability program is devoted to exploring best business practices from the for-profit to non-profit sector. Students will learn about the history, theory and practice of quality assurance, creating and managing sustainable programs, and performing effective research to demonstrate the viability of sustainable methods with short or long-term programs or projects. o INTRODUCTION TO CHILD LABOR LAWS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 9000 Introduction to Child Labor Laws focuses on examining child labor abuses through the lens of sociology and the law. This program covers, domestic and international child protection laws, detecting child labor abuses, understanding the role of law enforcement in child labor cases, and building anti-child labor campaigns. Emphasis for this program revolves around the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  8. 8. 8 IMSE Course Catalogo CHRISTIANITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 10000 In this executive track students will study the role of Christianity in the evolution of universal human rights, beginning with the role of the Catholic Church and social justice. Students will learn about international law, sustainable business practices, multiculturalism, and „tent-making,‟ as a means of discipleship. This program is geared toward supporting the role of Christian missionaries exploring the 10/40 window.O GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, HUMAN SERVICES, AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 11000In this executive track, students will have a choice of understanding healthcare from theadministrative side including researching and developing policies, or from the human servicesperspective as a healthcare provider serving the global community. This program also providesstudents with an understanding of global healthcare systems, policies, and decision makingprocesses affecting the international communities. O INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 12000This executive track centers on teaching the NGO and non-profit community about the value ofinvesting in, and implementing technology as a means of sustainable business practice. Studentswill learn in this program about, critical technology decisions that affect the NGO and non-profit organization on a global scale. In addition, about types of internal applications that willenhance delivery of products and services, to the concept of automation as a means of savingtime and organizational resources.O NGO AND NON-PROFIT DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 13000The biggest challenge for NGO‟s and Non-profit organizations today includes finances and theability to properly fundraise in order to meet the organization‟s annual, or 3 year, and 5 yearfundraising campaign. In this executive track, students learn about the fundamentals offundraising, including researching and developing organizational donors, building strategicpartnerships, planning fundraising events, marketing, and basic grant writing techniques. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org | Updated: 4/18/11
  9. 9. IMSE Course Catalog 9O ANIMAL RIGHTS PROTECTION AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 14000This executive track is designed for advocates for animal rights, who want to make a differenceon not only a local level, but global as well. In this program, students will learn about animalprotection agencies, domestic laws and rights, policy research, and mobilizing for animaladvocacy.O EARTH JURISPRUDENCE AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 15000Earth jurisprudence is the study of the Earth from the perspective of law, human governance,values, community, and philosophy. In this program, students will learn about Earthjurisprudence, laws with advocacy, the role of universal human rights, community building, thebiological processes within the Earth, and ethics for corporate responsibility.o EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 16000This executive track caters toward the humanitarian organization designing educational resourcesfor the public, as well as their own organization. In this program, students will learn aboutimportant laws that effect education delivery systems, available funding for NGO‟s and non-profits, and using instructional technology to teach both externally and internally, for the NGOand non-profit community.O U.S. LEGAL SYSTEMS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW EXECUTIVE TRACK: 17000The focus of this executive track is to research, analyze, and compare the U.S. legal system incomparison to International Law, in order to provide students with a solid understanding oflaws, policies, and practices around the world. Emphasis for this course will also center on U.S.immigration policy, law, and present U.S. immigration issues. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  10. 10. 10 IMSE Course Catalogo INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP EXECUTIVE TRACK: 18000This track offers students a dynamic opportunity to further their interest for internationalbusiness leadership. The program caters toward new and existing leaders working beyond theU.S. borders, providing both insight and training on effective business practices and standards.Emphasis for this course will be in: business leadership practices, ethics, multiculturalism, and therole of international trade in the human rights agenda. o ADVANCED STUDIES- INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW EXECUTIVE TRACK: 19000Advanced Studies in the International Human Rights Law executive track has a prerequisite oftaking the International Human Rights Law Track 5000. However, exceptions can be made forinternational lawyers, JD‟s, and paralegals, which can document relative training. o EFFECTIVE WRITING AND MEDIA DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE TRACK: 20000This program focuses on developing critical writing, editing, and media presentation skills for theNGO and non-profit professionals. Students will learn how to develop their writing voice, andperform technical editing for different types of messages. In addition, students will learn aboutimportant media types that can be used to effectively communicate with leaders, institutions,peers, and clients. Course topics include, proposal writing, business writing, academic writing,technical editing, self-publishing, and how to use media for business presentations. o INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ STUDIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS EXECUTIVE TRACK: 21000This executive track offers students opportunity to study indigenous people around the world,with a special focus on exploring native societies, cultures, practices, and laws. Emphasis for thistrack includes: The history and plight of Native Americans, human rights and international law,and multiculturalism. o PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR THE NO AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION EXECUTIVE TRACK: 22000In this executive track students will engage in project management theories, principles, ethics,and practices, which can serve to be advantageous in the daily operations of the NGOnon-profit organization. This executive track is geared toward developing new PM practitioners in thefundamentals of foundational standards of project management, and how it interfaces withstrategic planning for accomplishing the organizational mission, goal, and objectives. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org | Updated: 4/18/11
  11. 11. IMSE Course Catalog 11o IMSE EXECUTIVE TRACK: 23000- TBAo INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY EXECUTIVE TRACK: 24000 The International Relations and Diplomacy Executive Track focuses on studying diplomatic institutions, diplomatic laws, and developing skills for international relations. This program also engages students in understanding related disciplines including, world history, international law, and negotiations with conflict management. The goal of this executive certificate program is to provide training for those seeking a career in diplomacy, or require diplomatic skills in their present profession.o INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION EXECUTIVE TRACK: 25000 The International Peace and Conflict Resolution Executive Track is geared toward promoting peace, and developing professionals who advocate for peaceful conflict resolutions in the form of policy development, negotiations, or advocacy for issues in social justice. Students in this executive track will explore peace studies in the framework of theories, practices, and conflict resolutions, in order to provide emergency relief for humanitarian causes such as healthcare, food, housing, education, and other volatile situations. In addition, students have opportunity to gain practical experience through our academic journal- Journalism for Human Rights (JFHR) or by developing projects to aid in humanitarian causes at the International Human Rights Research and Global Peace Clinic.o ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, COACHING AND MENTORING EXECUTIVE TRACK: 26000 Organizational Communications, Coaching, and Mentoring centers on developing professionals to be more effective leaders and communicators in the workplace, by learning practical communications techniques that will enhance overall performance. Students in this program will learn about the dynamics of organizational communications, such as building effective teams, mentoring employees as a method of career development, and understanding how coaching and mentoring models interface with organizational communications. This program also focuses on emotional intelligence and strategic leadership, in order to mobilize employees for professional and personal excellence. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  12. 12. 12 IMSE Course CatalogAvailable Program Formats at IMSE Continuing Education Center Independent Studies Executive Track: ISECT000The Independent Studies track centers around forming a specific program for students who arenot able to meet during the assigned classroom time, or have another special need for trainingoutside the course offering. In order to participate in the Independent studies track, students canmake the request via the IMSE registration form. Weekend Express Executive Track: WEECT000The Weekend Express Program, allows students to complete one executive course on-line in oneweekend. This program caters toward students with limited scheduling, by combining the normal7 day course curriculum into one weekend. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org | Updated: 4/18/11
  13. 13. IMSE Course Catalogue 13 Course Title and Code Course DescriptionIntroduction to This introductory course teaches students about past and present leadershipLeadership Studies models, as well as helping students to assess their own leadership skills. Students willCourse Code: also learn about decision making processes for leaders, as well as the role of ethics inIMSE1000 leadership.Strategic Planning This course centers on preparing the non-profit, or NGO professional infor NGO‟s and understanding the role of strategic planning in their environment, and how toNon-Profits implement strategic vision, mission, guiding principles and processes.Course Code:IMSE1001Grant Writing In this course students will learn how to write successful grant proposals byAdministration understanding the needs component, methodology for grant writing, budget andand Marketing time lines. Students will learn, request for proposals (RFP), letter of intent (LOI),Course Code: grant research, and the fundamental role marketing plays before and after the grantIMSE1002 process.Fundraising and In this course students will learn comprehensive methods and processes inBuilding strategic the art of fundraising. In addition, students will learn about the supporting role ofPartnerships for strong strategic relationships, both individual and organizational, and how they serveNon-Profits to enhance the fundraising process.Course Code:IMSE1003The Role of Project This course teaches about theories and practices in project management for leaders,Management in and how to integrate project management methods to carry-out the organizationalStrategic Planning strategic plan successfully.Course Code:IMSE1004Ethics in Leadership In this course students will learn about ethical standards, values, and practices ofCourse Code: leadership. Topics include: ethical perspectives of leadership, expectations ofIMSE1005 leadership ethics, and historical standards.Crafting Good This course is designed to help students to develop their leadership skills by identifyingLeadership their leadership style, and performing an assessment of their management skills inCourse Code: order to perform effectively in the workplace.IMSE1006Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, whileCourse Code: completing a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar alsoIMSE1007RS covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  14. 14. 14 IMSE Course CatalogIntroduction This course will study the evolution of globalization in relations to theto World‟s economy. Emphasis for this course will be placed on studying LatinGlobalization America, the U.S., and European trade systems, in order to effectivelyand Human understand the present evolution of globalization.RightsCourse Code:IMSE2000Globalization This is a dynamic course, which studies the immigration through the lens ofand globalization. Topics in this course include: globalization in the Americas,Immigration U.S.Mexico border issues, Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and internationalCourse Code:IMSE2001 economics.Globalization This course promotes an understanding of the role of globalization in response toand Fair Trade international fair trade, democracy, economics, and social challenges. Students will alsoCourse Code: learn about trade agreements, government regulations, and contemporary trade issuesIMSE2002 with a particular focus on the Americas.Globalization This course focuses on learning about past, present, and future issues of globalization.and The United Students will also examine the cultural, social, and economical factors involved inNations globalization, with an additional emphasis on learning about the United Nations roleCourse Code:IMSE2003 as well as major international organizations such as the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund.Globalization This course examines the integrated processes of economic, cultural, socialDevelopment value systems and how they are now merging into one transnational system for civilIMSE advancement.Course Code:IMSE2004Analysis of In this course students will analyze transnational systems, and the role itGlobalization plays in the human rights agenda. Special emphasis for this course will includeCourse Code: evaluating regional, national, and international globalization.IMSE2005Globalization This course evaluates the ethical and philosophical value systems of aEthics and global civilization. Emphasis for this course includes understanding social, political,Philosophy and economical factors, which contribute to establishing a global civilization.Course Code:IMSE2006Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track,(Required Course) which provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes,Course Code: while completing a final project or paper for their program. This researchIMSE2007RS seminar also covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  15. 15. IMSE Course Catalogue 15Introduction to This introductory course studies the Homeland Security organization, itsHomeland role in national security, and response to shared global security issues. Emphasis inSecurity this course will be placed in learning case law and statutes that governs HomelandCourse Code: Security, understanding the main operations of the organization, and it role in publicIMSE3000 safety.History of This course will learn and examine concepts, ideologies, goals, strategies,International tactics and methods used by terrorist groups in the current and historical framework.Terrorism and Emphasis will be placed on studying major terrorist organizations, media andHuman Rights terrorism, law and terrorism, the military response to terrorism, counter-terrorism andStudiesCourse Code: anti-terrorism approaches, and governmental responses to terrorism.IMSE3001Introduction to This introductory course will investigate various catastrophic emergenciesEmergency with responses, as well as policies with procedures by Homeland Security. EmphasisPreparedness for this course will be placed in the following areas: emergency management,Course Code: hazardous risk analysis, social dimensions of disaster, and bio-defense mobilization.IMSE3002Weapons of Mass In this course students will explore the history and use of weapons of massDestruction and destruction. Emphasis will be placed in: understanding key concepts such as:Handling nuclear, chemical, biological, and radiological weapons with biological and chemicalCatastrophic warfare agents.DisastersCourse Code:IMSE3003Border Security and In this course students will learn about past, present, and future border issues, includingImmigration the impact to immigration laws and policies, as well as the infiltration of terrorists to theCourse Code: United States. Students will also learn to evaluate and develop strategies withIMSE3004 countermeasures for protecting the U.S. borders, while examining the critical role that social, cultural, and economical factors play in border evasion.Research and Public In this course students will learn how to critically think and understand the researchPolicy Analysis process for public policy, which includes learning about different relative researchCourse Code: methodologies, evaluation with analysis, policy creation and implementation for theIMSE3005 public sector.Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, whileCourse Code: completing a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar alsoIMSE3006RS covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  16. 16. 16 IMSE Course CatalogIntroduction to This introductory course teaches about corporate and organizationalCorporate and communications within the framework of non-profit human rightsOrganizational organizations. This course will focus on: theories and models inCommunications communications, organizational culture, change, barriers to effectiveCourse Code:IMSE4000 communications, and techniques to improving communications.The Role of Mass media plays a central role in most organizations today. In this course,Mass Media and students will learn about the history of mass media in advocating human rightsHuman Rights issues, the benefits of mass media in crisis situations, as well as how to implementCourse Code: mass media technology on behalf of your organization.IMSE4001Crisis This is an advance course in communications, which examines crisisCommunications communications theories and processes, strategic management in crisis situations, riskCourse Code: communications practices, operational planning, and media management. StudentsIMSE4002 will use case studies and practical exercises in this course. In this course students will learn about the fundamentals of conflictHandling ConflictManagement resolution which include: theories, methods, and practices of managing internal andCourse Code: external organizational conflicts. Emphasis for this course will be placed on:IMSE4003 diagnosing the problem, mediation, leadership, and resolutions at the individual, group or organizational level. For those students pursuing journalism or are freelance reporters, thisEthics inJournalism course sets the pace for understanding how critical it is today to operate in journalisticCourse Code: integrity. Emphasis for this course will be on learning important ethical principles, andIMSE4004 laws in journalism domestic to the U.S., as well as abroad. Good public relations are essential to the strategic plans of today‟s NGOAdvanced Public and non-profit. In this course, students will identify the role and work of the publicRelations relations specialist. In addition, learn about more effective ways to help theirCourse Code:IMSE4005 organization, including, modern techniques through information technology in order to improve the communications performance of their organization. This course is geared toward developing the values, ethics, standards, andDeveloping the practices that help to make a successful corporate communications group. StudentsCorporate will learn about methods for external and internal correspondence, how to buildCommunicationsDepartment dynamic teams, and establishing the organizational culture, which supports theCourse Code: mission and goals of their company.IMSE4006 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  17. 17. IMSE Course Catalogue 17Managing the This course focuses on the management of communications processes forGlobal organizations, which interface with numerous international organizations orCommunications departments. The goal of this course is to demonstrate concepts of streamliningGroup communications, organizing groups, and creating clear messages, which canCourse Code: effectively work on behalf of executives and team leaders.IMSE4007Mass This course focuses on teaching students about the freedoms and rights of mass mediaCommunications in the U.S. legal system. Beginning with the constitution, students will delve into theLaw rights, responsibilities, and protection of the free press.Course Code:IMSE4008Exploring Research In this course students will learn about scholarly research methods for the field ofMethods communications, based on three main paradigms; social scientific,Course Code: interpretive, and rhetorical critical. Students will also learn how to critically think andIMSE4009 assess research regarding communications theories, methodologies, and practices.Theories in This course explores the form, function, and development of communications theoriesCommunications in mass media. Topics include: defining communications for contemporary society,Course Code: examining classic theories in communications, and comparison with analysis of humanIMSE4010 communications.Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, whileCourse Code: completing a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar alsoIMSE4011RS covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This course provides students with an introduction to international humanInternational rights law. Emphasis in this course will be placed on six core human rights treaties,Human Rights and state obligations to respect, protect and fulfill human rights. Students will alsoStudies look at the mechanisms in place to monitor the right to water, including the role ofCourse Code:IMSE5000 the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.Diplomacy, This course offers a practitioner‟s perspective for understanding diplomacy,Negotiations and by evaluating key concepts, methods, and interests of contemporary globalEthics organizations. Emphasis in this course will be placed on: peacekeeping, the role ofCourse Code: world affairs, international actors, and foreign policy.IMSE5001 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  18. 18. 18 IMSE Course CatalogIntroduction to In this introductory course students will learn about the problem of humanHuman trafficking around the world within the framework of international law. In addition,Trafficking students will learn how to identify traffickers, learn the history of variousCourse Code: organizations in human trafficking investigation, as well as learn about after-care forIMSE5002 victims of human trafficking. Child Sex This course is an introduction to the crime of commercial sexualTrafficking exploitation of children in the United States. Topics covered include:Course Code: Introduction of CSEC, prosecution and prevention, victim restoration, importantIMSE5003 legislation and recommendations. This course will study the evolution of globalization in relations to theIntroduction toGlobalization and world‟s economy. Emphasis for this course will be placed on studying Latin America,Human Rights the U.S., and European trade systems, in order to effectively understand the presentCourse Code: evolution of globalization.IMSE5004Women, Children, This course focuses on understanding human rights violations for womenand Human Rights and children, as well as learning about their plight for justice within theCourse Code: framework of international law. Special emphasis for this course is on learningIMSE5005 international protocols, conventions, and laws which protect women and children in the global community.The Fundamentals In this course, students will gain a well rounded understanding ofof Humanitarian humanitarian law, learning both about humanitarian NGO‟s and the legal statutes,Law which guides them daily. Other areas of focus include, humanitarian interventionCourse Code: and relief, and learning about preventive measures in armed conflict.IMSE5006Examining In this course, students will learn about the identification of different typesRefugee of refugees, the role of the United Nations in assisting refugees, and relief foundProtection Within through international law. Emphasis for this course will be placed on understandingthe Scope of contemporary refugee law and policy.International LawCourse Code:IMSE5007Ethics for Human Students will learn about international law as a practice, and how toRights Lawyering research cases, and build strategies for international human rights violation, whichCourse Code: exist domestically in the United States, as well as abroad.IMSE5008Legal Systems and In this course students will learn about the U.S. legal system, and how itHuman Rights works to the benefit of international human rights cases. In addition, students willCourse Code: engage in case studies to get a full understanding of how to apply U.S. federal lawIMSE5009 to types of human rights violations. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  19. 19. IMSE Course Catalogue 19Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completingCourse Code: a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also coversIMSE5010RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This introductory course studies the United Nations from its inception,the United through every major critical period up until present times. Students will study in-Nations and depth about the UN mission, background, and evolution of its operations withinWorld History the global community.Course Code:IMSE6000The Philosophy of This course studies the role of philosophy in human rights, and theHuman Rights evolution of philosophical practices with theories, which has laid theCourse Code: foundation for universal human rights.IMSE6001Ethics and Human Ethics plays as central role in the fundamental understanding of humanRights rights. This course focuses on understanding the different dimensions to ethicsCourse Code: within the scope of human rights, as well as the integration of other essentialIMSE6002 components such as cultural value, morals, philosophy and law.Understanding This is an advance course within the United Nations track, which providesUN students with a well-rounded understanding of the origin and development of UnitedOrganizations, Nations conventions, treaties, and protocols. Students will have a thoroughConventions, understanding of the United Nations at the end of this course. Other topics includeTreaties, andProtocols the role of the UN in conflict, war, mediation, diplomacy, peacekeeping, andCourse Code: promulgation of international law.IMSE6003Introduction to Civil This introductory course studies the history of civil society, emphasizing its affect onSociety the global community in both the public and non-profit sectors. Students will alsoCourse Code: learn about theories and practices in civil society, and the integrated role philanthropy,IMSE6004 philosophy, public policy and sociology plays on the national and international level.United Nations and This class offers and advance study of civil society, which will examine trends in civilCivil Society society in the regions of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Students will further exploreCourse Code: the role of the UN with civil society members, with an emphasis on understandingIMSE6005 democracy and public policy process. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  20. 20. 20 IMSE Course Catalog Leadership, This course covers leadership theories and strategies, initiating effective Communications, communications processes, and how to efficiently mobilize NGOs to be self- and Mobilizing sustaining. Additional topics include strategic leadership methods, utilizing mass media NGO‟s technology, and managing campaigns for advocacy. Course Code: IMSE6006 Globalization and This course focuses on learning about past, present, and future issues of globalization. the United Nations Students will also examine the cultural, social, and economical factors involved in Course Code: globalization, with an additional emphasis on learning about the United Nations role as IMSE6007 well as major international organizations such as the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund. Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which (Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while Course Code: completing a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also IMSE6008RS covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to In this introductory course, students learn about concepts and methods in good healthSports and Wellness practices, the importance of nutrition with exercise, balancing family with professionalCourse Code: responsibilities, and setting the stage for positive health outcomes.IMSE7000Advance Studies in In this advanced level course, students are introduced to best coaching and mentoringSports and Wellness practices for the sports industry. This course also includes, learning about leadershipManagement methods, critical thinking, and emotional intelligence theories, which help to support orCourse code: build relationships that will positively impact the athletic environment.IMSE7001 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  21. 21. IMSE Course Catalogue 21Non-Profit In this course, students will learn about planning, managing, leading and organizing theManagement in mission and objectives in the sports industry. This course will also focus onSports understanding leadership and management styles, key concepts in organizational theory,Course code: fiduciary duty of sports managers, and implementing sustainable business concepts.IMSE7002Development for In this course students will learn about performing effective fundraising campaigns forSports athletic programs, teams, and sports associations. This includes, exploring principlesCourse code: and practices of planning, funding, operating, and evaluating development for theIMSE7003 sports industryEthics and Legal In this course students will learn about theories and concepts within the scope ofConcepts for Sports applied ethics, and through the lens of the law examine scenarios from inequality toAdministration race to exploitation, which athletes alongside of their manager‟s face on a daily basis.Course code:IMSE7004Mobilizing the Youth This course is geared toward training those who seek to serve as administrators forfor Sports youth athletic programs. Students will learn best techniques for working with the K-12Course code: sector, building relationships with parents, youths, and administrators, and how toIMSE7005 create win-win situations when leading youth sports programs. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  22. 22. 22 IMSE Course CatalogAdult Development In this course students explore the sociology of sports within the context of adultand Sports development and aging. Topics covered in this course include, theories in adulthood,Course code: therapeutic recreation, and current issues in aging and sports.IMSE7006Effective In t his course, students focus on learning the art of effective communications forCommunications in internal and external audiences. Emphasis for this course includes oral and writtenSports communication skills, creating successful messages, building strategic relationships, andCourse code: adhering to best communication practices.IMSE7007Women in Sports This course examines women from around the world who have achieved a historicalCourse code: mark in the world of sports. Emphasis for this course includes ancient to modern dayIMSE7008 female athletes.Sports This course gives sports administrators an introduction to the world of projectAdministration and management, and how PM can be used to meet the mission, goals, and objectives forProject Management sports organizations. Emphasis for this course includes, learning tools and strategiesCourse code: that can help detect vulnerabilities in programs, planning projects efficiently, andIMSE7009 developing preventive measures to ensure overall project success. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  23. 23. IMSE Course Catalogue 23Introduction to In this introductory course, students learn about types of research methods and designs,Social Science how to analyze data, use research tools, and conduct data analysis to the economicResearch for Sports benefit of their respective sports organization, association, or project.ProgrammingCourse code:IMSE7010Multiculturalism and This course explores historical perspectives in sports from around the world and withSports every major culture. Students will learn about the significance of sports from aCourse code: traditional and cultural perspective, as well as how to use sports as a cultural bridge forIMSE7011 building team and sports program diversity or tent-making.Designing Sports This program teaches sports program administrators how to create sports programs toPrograms for a meet not only a globally diverse audience, but within a certain budget, time frame, andGlobal Audience facilities.Course code:IMSE7012 Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which (Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completing Course Code: a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also coversIMSE7013RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission. Human Values, Students will learn in this course the philosophies behind sustainability, Ethics, and which includes becoming a value centered organization, becoming community Sustainability oriented, operating ethically, and abiding by sustainable business practices in order Course Code: to forge a stronger economic position for the NGO and non-profit organization. IMSE8000 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  24. 24. 24 IMSE Course CatalogImplementing This course focuses on teaching NGO‟s and non-profits how to transitionSustainable into the „going green‟ organization. Upon completion of this course, studentsConcepts for will be able to identify and implement „green‟ practices and strategies that willNGO‟s and Non- enhance and benefit their organizations culture and environment.ProfitsCourse Code:IMSE8001Introduction to This course teaches students about economical development, and how toEco-Development implement change that will foster economic, social, political, and sustainableCourse Code: methods to the benefit of domestic and global populations.IMSE8002Creating, In this course students will learn about ecological processes, and how toImplementing, and create natural low impact areas that can sustain their communities through eco-Managing Venues tourism. This course also demonstrates the importance of communities gettingin Eco-Tourism involved to preserve nature for the next generation.Course Code:IMSE8003Understanding the In this course students will learn about the effects of global warming on theFundamental Earth including, greenhouse gases, deforestation, increase in sea levels, speciesEffects of Global extinction, agricultural issues, and glacier problems. Emphasis for this course will alsoWarming be placed on learning the Kyoto Protocol and understanding recent AssessmentsCourse Code: Reports by the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change.IMSE8004 Panel on Climate Change.Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course): provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completingCourse Code a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also coversIMSE8005RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.International Law In this course students will learn about the fundamental issues surrounding childand Child trafficking prevention through the lens of international law. Students will also learnTrafficking about advocacy, related immigration policies, and major organizations fighting againstPrevention child trafficking.Course Code:IMSE9000Understanding This course teaches students about foundational principles in understandingthe World of humanitarian advocacy, and how it applies to child protection. Students will also learnHumanitarian about how to apply the law as a legal advocate, and developing effective advocacyAdvocacy and campaigns.Child ProtectionCourse Code:IMSE9001 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  25. 25. IMSE Course Catalogue 25Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completingCourse Code: a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also coversIMSE9002RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This course is a required introductory course for the Christianity andChristianity and Human Rights Executive Track. Beginning with Catholicism, an exploration intoHuman Rights the role of the Catholic Church and social justice system sets the pace for thisCourse Code: course. Students will further explore great theories behind the social justice system,IMSE10000 as well as examine the history of human rights, beginning with foundational principles, laws, conventions, and NGO organizations.The Missionaries This course provides an in-depth understanding into the human rightsUnderstanding of agenda for missionaries dedicated to the 10/40 window. This course covers,Human Rights understanding universal human rights, international law, conventions and protocols,Course Code: and UN history. Students will also learn about advancing their missionary workIMSE10001 abroad through learning about different facets of international law that will help to strategically prepare for organizing missionary work outside of the United States.Understanding This course revolves around Catholic social justice and how it correlatesCatholic Social with the human rights agenda. Students will gain more insight into the social justiceJustice and system, exploring from the 1800‟s to present day times, with an emphasis placed onHuman Rights the Catholic Social Teachings.Course Code:10002The Role of This course focuses on providing training for the role of the ChristianChristian Leaders leader, which includes; core values and ethics development, team creation andin Human Rights management, decision making, and strategic planning. Students will also learn aboutCourse Code: adapting their organization to change, and how to integrate new processes into their10003 environment, and build a value based ministry.Diplomacy for Diplomacy for missionaries is an essential course for developing a knowledge base andMissionaries skills for working abroad in multicultural settings. This course provides introduction toCourse Code: diplomacy and negotiations, history, law, and case studies in diplomacy. In addition,IMSE10004 this course examines world perspectives of concepts for multiculturalism, and the significant role it plays in international relations.Development and This course provides an introduction for missionaries in understanding,Marketing for planning, and organizing fundraising for mission trips, and special projects. InMissionaries addition, students will learn about the fundamentals for marketing their fundraisingCourse Code: agenda, in order to successfully meet the needs of their projects, activities, and dailyIMSE10005 operations. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  26. 26. 26 IMSE Course CatalogSustainable Business In this course students will explore sustainable business practices for theirPractices for organization, which includes; introduction to indigenous practices of sustainability,Churches and understanding the role of values in implementing sustainable business measures, andMissionaries how to develop an organization consciousness for green development. “Tent Making”Course Code: concepts for eco-green development will also be introduced in this course.IMSE10006Comparative Studies In this course students will learn about the role of the biblical principles, and theof the New foundation it has set throughout history for not only Catholic Social Justice, butTestament and international law. Students will analyze through a biblical lens, the history of socialInternational Law justice to international law with a special focus on the Inter-American and EuropeanCourse Code: legal systems.IMSE10007Origins of In this course students will explore the framework behind international laws, and theyInternational Law how they have evolved into today‟s legal system. Emphasis for this course includes,Course Code: understanding the European, African, and Inter-American legal Systems, and UniversalIMSE10008 Human Rights.Strategic Planning for This course teaches students about the fundamentals of strategic planning, and how toMission Projects implement strategic planning methods for successful mission projects both domesticCourse Code: and abroad.IMSE10009 Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which (Required Course): provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completing Course Code: a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also covers IMSE10010RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final Introduction to In this introductory course students will learn about the correlation which exists submission. Global Healthcare between the global health care industry, global human services, and human rights. Systems, Human Topics includes, evaluation of world healthcare systems, learning policies and Services and Human procedures for specialized adult care, and understanding healthcare within the frame Rights work of human rights principles with international law. Course Code: IMSE11000 Understanding Students will learn about the guiding principles of diversity, and establishing a diverse Diversity in workforce, as well as attending to multicultural patients. Focus for this course also Healthcare and includes: establishing and implementing diverse practices, learning multiculturalism in Human Services the work place, and understanding anti-discrimination policies, procedures, and laws. Course Code: IMSE11001 Value and Ethics for This course focuses on creating a value centered environment, which is managed and Healthcare and supported with ethical healthcare standards. Topics include: evaluating organizational Human Services value systems, reaffirming ethical standards, and policy development for healthcare and Professionals human services practitioners. Course Code: IMSE11002 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  27. 27. IMSE Course Catalogue 27Strategic Planning In this course students will learn about theories, practices and concepts of strategicfor Healthcare planning, with emphasis of its application for the heath care administrators of privateCourse Code: and non-profit organizations. Focus on this course includes, mission and goalsIMSE11003 assessment, strategic analysis, governance and decision making processes.Social Science This course provides students with a foundation for understanding social scienceResearch Methods theories and research methods. Emphasis for this course includes qualitative andCourse Code: quantitative analysis, and mixed research theory design.IMSE11004Research Seminar: The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, whichRequired Course provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, whileCourse Code: completing a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar alsoIMSE11005 covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Systems Practices This course has no prerequisites and is open to any professional who is lookingfor the NGO and to learn and apply information systems to their organizations operations.Non-Profit Students in this course will learn about business applications, management ofOrganization information technology, and daily planning operations utilizing technology. Course Code:IMSE12000Planning, and Today‟s organization has many advantageous when it comes to technology.Implementing This course provides insight into creating automated roles within anAutomation for organization, in order to streamline activities, costs, and employee workload.BusinessSustainabilityCourse Code:IMSE12001Cyber Security Cyber threats are one of the biggest concerns of most organizations,Awareness especially, how to defend employees, and company data alike from cyber predators.Course Code: In this course, students will learn about cyber security methods, practices, policies,IMSE12002 and types of data protection which can be institute for organizations and individuals.Information Systems This course teaches about the philosophy of information systems management,and Project theories, and practices for the public and non-profit sector. Students will also learnManagement about contemporary issues in information systems management, as well as usingCourse Code: effective business practices such as project management.IMSE12003Advanced Marketing In this course students will learn about marketing theories and strategies, as well asMethods Utilizing explore the latest software and technology, which can streamline and enhance digitalTechnology and internet marketing campaigns.Course Code:IMSE12004 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  28. 28. 28 IMSE Course CatalogResearch Seminar: The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course) provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, whileCourse Code: completing a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar alsoIMSE12005 covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This course sets the foundation for understanding development methodsFundraising for NGOs and non-profits. In this course students will learn about basicCourse Code: fundraising types and practices, development fundamentals, fundraising throughIMSE13000 planned events, and building a donor audience for annual giving.Introduction to This course focuses on teaching non-profit professionals how to research,Non-Profit Grant prepare, and implement grant proposals for organizational fundraising agendas.WritingCourse Code:IMSE13001Strategic Planning In this course, professionals serving in the NGO and non-profit arena willand Marketing for learn how to create strategic plans with the SWOT analysis, and implement marketingthe NGO and techniques to assist in meeting the organizations development plan.Non-ProfitCourse Code:IMSE13002Advanced In this course, students will learn the next level of fundraising whichFundraising includes, performing organizational assessments, in-depth fundraising planning,Strategies for the building an audience of supporters, and handling stakeholder conflicts.NGO and Non-ProfitCourse Code:IMSE13003Project Management In this course students will learn about the importance of project management inand Organizational organizational development, which includes understanding foundational principles inDevelopment project management, risks, time management, and effective communications.Course Code:IMSE13004Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course): provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completingCourse Code a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also coversIMSE13005RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This introductory course provides insight into the world of animalAnimal Rights advocacy. Students will learn about principles of advocacy, international animalProtection rights protection agencies, how to create campaigns around critical animal rightsCourse Code: violations, and U.S. domestic law for animal protection.IMSE14000 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  29. 29. IMSE Course Catalogue 29Research and Students learn in this course how to effectively research animal protectionPolicy Analysis for laws, build public interest around specialized causes or species, and create globalAnimal Rights campaigns to educate both the animal advocate, and non-animal advocate.ProtectionCourse Code:IMSE14001Working with This course focuses on building strategic alliances and partnerships forDomestic and animal rights advocates that will help to advance animal rights protection. StudentsInternational will learn how to research prospective partners, establish joint missions, set targetedOrganizations to goals, boundaries, and expected partnership outcomes.Create StrategicPartnerships andProgramsCourse Code:IMSE14002Animal Rights and This course covers learning about animal rights protection in the areas of regulationsthe Law and laws in the United States. Students will perform case study analysis, advocacy andCourse Code: policy development, and learn about major animal rights protection organizations andIMSE14003 departments fighting against animal abuse.Development and This course focuses on teaching students on how to create a self-sustainingAnimal Rights development division for animal rights organizations and or campaigns. Topics includeCourse Code: concepts in development, marketing, building cross-sector partnerships, andIMSE14004 fundraising.Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course): provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completingCourse Code a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also coversIMSE14005RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This introductory course sets the foundation for students in understandingEarth environmental law and its bridge philosophies of Earth Jurisprudence. Students willJurisprudence study the work of great Earth advocate Thomas Berry, and learn about differentCourse Code: value systems and ecological principles, which are at the root of EarthIMSE15000 Jurisprudence philosophies.The Role of This is an essential course, which teaches about the role of the environmentHuman Rights in in human rights and international law. Students will learn about the correlation ofthe Environment human rights systems with environmental advocacy, and how domestic as well asCourse Code: international law can be used to be used to protect the environment and fosterIMSE15001 corporate responsibility. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  30. 30. 30 IMSE Course CatalogAdvanced Studies In this course students will learn advance practices and present day theoriesin Earth in Earth Jurisprudence and Earth governance. Emphasis for this course will be in:Jurisprudence examination of policies, treaties, conventions, and laws whichCourse Code: support environmental protection. In addition, students will analyze ancient orIMSE15002 indigenous systems of environmental protection, with present day methods.Introduction to This introductory course teaches students about environmental laws, laws in ecology,Environmental Law ethics, and corporate responsibility. Other topics include, evaluating and analyzing theCourse Code: clean-air act, clean water act, and Energy Policy Act.IMSE15003Public Policy In this course students will learn how to internally and externally research, draft, andDevelopment for submit environmental protection policies. Emphasis for this course includesEnvironmental understanding U.S. environmental laws, regulations, and environmental protectionProtection agencies.Course Code:IMSE15004Research Seminar: The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, whichRequired Course provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, whileCourse Code: completing a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar alsoIMSE15005RS covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Developing In this course, students will learn how to create, implement, evaluate forEducational effectiveness, educational programs which are based on solid learning models andPrograms for the curriculum standards for seminars, webinars, presentations, and workshops.NGO and Non-ProfitCourse Code:IMSE16000Acquiring Funding This course focuses on researching and evaluating types of fundingfor Educational available for educational objectives of the NGO and non-profitProgram organization.DevelopmentCourse Code:IMSE16001Understanding This course provides students an understanding in creating educationalLaws Governing programs both domestic and internationally. Students will learn about legal criteria‟sEducational for various types of instruction, and framing their educational programmingProgramming objectives around laws and policies.Course Code:IMSE16002Designing Global This course teaches about instructional design and curriculum development forEducation Programs educational programs with a global audience.Course Code:IMSE16003 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  31. 31. IMSE Course Catalogue 31 Managing This course teaches about the role of strategic planning for developing, implementing Educational Systems and managing educational programs for NGO non-profit professionals and through Strategic organizations. Emphasis for this course includes strategic planning theories, models, Planning and practices. Course Codes: IMSE16004 Implementing This course teaches students about the fundamentals of organizations designing and Project Management implementing effective training strategies using instructional technology methods and for Instructional project management practices. Topics include seminar and conference theme Technology: IMSE development, and intranet training of employees. Course Code: IMSE16005 Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which (Required Course): provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completing Course Code a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also covers IMSE16006RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission. Introduction to This course sets the pace for learning U.S. legal systems, and how it U.S. Legal Systems differentiates from international law in respects to handling human rights violations. and International Students will study the U.S. Constitution, Amendments, Civil Rights and the Law European legal system. Course Code: IMSE17000 Comparative This course focuses on performing analytical comparisons of human rights Studies of violations, such as human trafficking, from the perspective of international legal Domestic and systems. International Law Course Code: IMSE17001 Understanding This course provides students with insight into U.S. immigration law, U.S. Immigration policies, procedures, and compares these processes to the European legal system of Law In the immigration. Students will also spend time reviewing recent U.S. immigration Framework of challenges, in order to perform case research and make recommendations of viable International Law remedies. Course Code: IMSE17002How to use Legal Students will learn about utilizing software for legal research, analysis, andResearch Tools for writing. Other topics include, creating legal briefs, legal memos, and basic caseCase preparation.AnalysisCourse Code:IMSE17003 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  32. 32. 32 IMSE Course CatalogIntroduction to In this course students will learn about the history of foreign policy, including past andForeign Policy present issues, trends, and the role of culture perspectives in foreign policy. EmphasisCourse Code: for this course includes American foreign policy, transatlantic relations, and IMSE17004 contemporary issues in foreign policy.Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track, which(Required Course): provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes, while completingCourse Code: a final project or paper for their program. This research seminar also coversIMSE17005RS professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This course focuses on learning about international trade and its significantBusiness Trade role in the human rights agenda. Students will learn about basic trade rules,and Human Rights labor, immigration, and economic citizenship.Course Code:IMSE18000Understanding This course looks at standards of business practices, which exist forBusiness international organizations. Emphasis for this course includes ethicalOrganizational standards, corporate culture, general agreements, contracts, and arbitration.Practices for theGlobal ArenaCourse Code:IMSE18001The Role of This course examines the challenges of social impact for internationalToday‟s Business leaders, and how to adhere to best business practices with corporateLeader in the responsibility.InternationalCommunityCourse Code:IMSE18002Strategic Methods This course is designed to provide a framework for leaders, as well asfor Creating and decision making personnel, in the shaping of the organizational culture byManaging the learning how to create and manage strategies, which will matchOrganizations organizational values, mission, vision, teams, and services.CultureCourse Code:IMSE18003Implementing Students will learn in this course, methods of creating, transitioning, andSustainable strengthening their organization with sustainable business practices. TopicsPractices for also include: business plan development, creating an environment ofEffective Business adaptable change, and fostering the business culture to support strongPlanning business outcomes.Course Code:IMSE18004 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  33. 33. IMSE Course Catalogue 33Corporate This course introduces students to concepts and models of corporateCitizenship and citizenship with organizational values. Emphasis for this course revolvesValues around social impact for the global community.Course Code:IMSE18005The Importance This course focuses on establishing boundaries through effectiveof Creating communications for the NGO and non-profit professional, theirOrganizational organization, and audience. Students will learn how to effectivelyBoundaries communicate goals, priorities, and establish boundaries in order to meet,Course Code: build, and strengthen their organizational mission. Emphasis for this courseIMSE18006 is on people and program alignment.Business Concepts This course provides a solid foundation for understanding businessand Principles concepts, principles, and models, which can help propel the NGO andCourse Code: non-profit into sustainable business practices.IMSE18007Understanding This course studies the important role of understanding multiculturalismMulticulturalism, within today‟s diverse workforce. Students will learn about theories andand Implementing practices of multiculturalism, and how to effectively build and manage aDiversity for diverse workforce.Today‟sOrganization:Course Code:IMSE18008Project This course teaches about utilizing project management methods in theManagement for daily operations of the non-profit organization. Topics includes:Non-Profit Theories in non-profit management, project management methods, andOperations: integrating project management processes into the non-profitCourse Code: environment.IMSE18009Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track,(Required Course) which provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes,Course Code: while completing a final project or paper for their program. This researchIMSE18010RS seminar also covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Exploring the law This course provides an in-depth study of the United Nationsof Economic, International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural RightsSocial and Cultural (ICESCR).Students will engage in case studies surrounding theRights Conventions main principles of right to good health, education, livingCourse Code: conditions and fair labor.IMSE 1900 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  34. 34. 34 IMSE Course CatalogUnderstanding the This course provides an examination of freedom of speech, religion, andPurpose of the right to life under the United Nations International Covenant of Civil andCovenant of Civil Political Rights (ICCPR).and PoliticalRightsCourse Code:IMSE19001Values, Ethics, This course focuses on the fundamentals of international lawyering. Topicsand Practices of Include, values and ethics for lawyering, human rights case assessment,International evaluating case standing, and determining appropriate remedies for humanLawyering rights violations.Course Code:IMSE19002Public International This course studies the relationship between domestic and internationalLaw organizations, as well as their role in international affairs. Emphasis for thisCourse Code: course includes, understanding the impact of international law, interpretingIMSE19003 the law, and enforcing international law for individuals and multinational corporations.Globalization and This course promotes an understanding of the role of globalization inFair Trade response to international fair trade, democracy, economics, and socialCourse Code: challenges. Students will also learn about trade agreements, governmentIMSE19004 regulations, and contemporary trade issues with a particular focus on the Americas.Introduction to In this course students will learn about basic concepts, methods, andInternational theories in international relations, as well as explore contemporary practicesRelations and in diplomatic negotiations. Additional topics include, examining democracy,Diplomacy conflict resolution, and international law and organizations.Course Code:IMSE19005Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track,(Required Course): which provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes,Course Code: while completing a final project or paper for their program. This researchIMSE19006RS seminar also covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This course teaches about foundational theories and principles in academicAcademic Writing writing. Emphasis for this course will be placed on learning the APA andCourse Code: Chicago style of writing, and drafting academic papers or articles forIMSE20000 professional submission. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  35. 35. IMSE Course Catalogue 35How to Create In this course students will learn how to use multimedia for professionalProfessional presentations by exploring theories and methods of effective presentations,Business as well as how to use software to enhance the public message. MicrosoftPresentations with PowerPoint is required for this course.MultimediaCourse Code:IMSE20001Business Writing This course focuses on helping professionals write and self-edit effectively inand Editing the workplace. Topics include: understanding business grammar, writingCourse Code: clear and concise messages, and self-editing.IMSE20002Advance Academic This course focuses on developing writing and technical editing skills forWriting and Editing self-publishing. Emphasis in this course includes: critical thinking,for Self-publishing developing strong academic submissions, proof-reading, grammar, andCourse Code: vocabulary usage.IMSE20003Introduction to In this course students will learn how to use wining strategies for RFPProposal Writing (request for proposal) submissions. Topics include, identifying RFPCourse Code: requirements, selecting the proper approach, writing clearly, and avoidingIMSE20004 redundancy.The History of This course teaches students about the history of digital media, includingDigital Media concepts and principles applied to publishing digitally based projects.Course Code:IMSE20005Professional This course teaches how to create professional writing projects with digitalWriting with Digital media, and publish for internal and external audiences. Emphasis for thisMedia course includes understanding principles of visualization, using interactiveCourse Code: multimedia and content development.IMSE20006Research Methods In this course students will learn about quantitative and qualitative researchand Writing IMSE methods for academic writing. Topics include: theories in qualitative andCourse Code: quantitative studies, understanding and applying theories to research, andIMSE20007 interpreting research methods.Project This course teaches students how to apply project management principles toManagement for writing projects. Topics include: theories in project management, organizingWriters IMSE writing schedules, working in teams, and using software to meet deadlines.Course Code:IMSE20008Creative Writing for This course focuses on teaching methods of creative writing to workWriters Block through writers block. Students will learn about identifying writers block,Course Code: creating writing schedules, focusing for submissions, and using creativeIMSE20009 techniques to complete writing tasks. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  36. 36. 36 IMSE Course CatalogResearch Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track,(Required Course): which provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes,Course Code while completing a final project or paper for their program. This researchIMSE20010RS seminar also covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission.Introduction to This introductory course examines the cultural history, traditions, andNative American societies of Native Americans. Emphasis for this course will include studyingStudies the Sioux, Cherokee, Navajo and Chippewa tribes.Course Code:IMSE21000Advanced Studies In this advance course, students will delve further into Native Americanin Native American cultures studying the Canadian and Latin American tribes with their laws,Cultures and customs, and present day issues.TraditionsCourse Code:IMSE21001Exploration of In this course students will study the legal framework which offers supportDomestic and and protection for indigenous cultures in the U.S. and around the world.International Laws Topics include: International Law, National Congress of American Indians,of Indigenous Permanent Forum of Indigenous People, Indian Child Welfare Act, and thePeoples‟ Native American Constitution.Course Code:IMSE21002Understanding the This course provides a foundational examination of understanding diverseWorld through cultures, religions, and ethnicity through a global lens. Topics include:Multiculturalism theories of multiculturalism, dismantling discrimination, and reinforcing aCourse Code: positive multicultural environment.IMSE21003Advocacy for This course focuses on studying past and present issues with advocating forIndigenous Peoples indigenous peoples rights. Students will engage in learning about theIssues challenges of the advocacy process, in particular, concerning the lack of legalCourse Code: protection and enforcement for indigenous people. Emphasis for this courseIMSE21004 includes, Native American Case Studies, the role of the United Nations and indigenous people, U.S. Law, and International Law.Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track,(Required Course): which provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes,Course Code while completing a final project or paper for their program. This researchIMSE21005RS seminar also covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  37. 37. IMSE Course Catalogue 37Introduction to This course provides an introduction into the world of project managementProject for the NGO and non-profit Organization. Topics include: projectManagement management theories, methods, and current practices.Theories for theNGO and Non-Profit OrganizationCourse Code:IMSE22000IMSE22000Advance Practices In this course students will learn how to develop strong communicationin Project skills with project stakeholders, design effective strategies for project success,Management for implement risk analysis, and managing cross-functional teams.the NGO and Non-Profit OrganizationCourse Code:IMSE22001Ethics, Values, and In this course students will learn about ethics, values, and responsibility ofResponsibility In project managers and how to implement these standards into the projectProject environment. Emphasis for this course includes: code of ethics for projectManagement managers, understanding risk with responsibility, and fostering anCourse Code: environment of trust for the project environment.IMSE22002Managing Global This course teaches students how to implement, maintain, and manageProjects projects which have a global audience. Topics include: exploring methods inCourse Code: project management, understanding international practices, implementingIMSE22003 virtual teams, and case studies.Leadership Skills This course teaches essential leadership skills for project managers to helpfor Project propel them successfully with each project task and team member. TopicsManagers include: understanding the role of leadership, handling crisis situations,Course Code: building quality teams, and establishing protocols for each project.IMSE22004Research Seminar The research seminar is the final course in each executive certificate track,(Required Course): which provides students an opportunity to reinforce their learning outcomes,Course Code while completing a final project or paper for their program. This researchIMSE22005RS seminar also covers professional writing and research techniques to help students with their final submission. www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org
  38. 38. 38 IMSE Course CatalogCourse Code: TBAIMSE23000Introduction to In this course students will learn about basic concepts, methods, andInternational theories in international relations, as well as explore contemporary practicesRelations and in diplomatic negotiations. Additional topics include, examining democracy,Diplomacy conflict resolution, and international law and organizations.Course Code:IMSE24000Comparative and In this course students learn about comparative analysis and regional studies,Regional Studies which sets a foundation for students to gain insight into different elementsCourse Code: of society such as culture, tradition, languages, and government. This courseIMSE24001 regional emphasis is on the United States and Europe.Philosophy of This course explores the philosophical foundation of human rights andInternational and international law. Topics for this course includes: understanding western andHuman Rights Law non-western perspective of human rights, as well as exploring contemporaryCourse Code: political concepts and their philosophical roots.IMSE24002Global Leadership In this course students learn about successful leadership strategies used byStrategies internationally renowned leaders, as well as how to develop their ownCourse Code: leadership identity to effectively manage in the public‟s, private, or non-IMSE24003 profit sector. Other topics include, understanding leadership theories, team building, and how to become an organizational change agent.Conflict Students learn in this course effective communications strategies forManagement and dismantling and reducing conflicts in the work environment, as well as withResolution international stakeholders. The goal of this course is to teach each studentCourse Code: how to master resolution practices that can help reinforce and build positiveIMSE24004 professional partnerships or relationships.International This course explores organizational communications theories and practicesCommunications on a global scale. Topics include, examining best organizational practices,Theories and developing corporate communications strategies, and the role of ethics inPractices communications.Course Code:IMSE24005 www.imseonline.org | enrollment@imseonline.org

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