Single Courses - School of Business

Single Master’s-Level Business Courses

At CalSouthern, students are permitted to enroll in a course at the master’s level without committing to a particular degree program. It’s a great option for students who want to:

  • Get a feel for online learning at CalSouthern before pursuing a master’s degree
  • Earn credits that can be applied toward a master’s degree at CalSouthern or another institution*
  • Gain master’s-level knowledge and expertise in a topic of interest

Choose any master’s-level course offered by CalSouthern’s School of Business. You’ll find a vast selection of subjects available, on topics as diverse as finance, human resources, change management, international business and project management.

Getting started is a quick and simple process. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. A bachelor’s degree is not required to take master’s-level courses. (However, if you wish to enroll in CalSouthern’s Master of Business Administration program, a bachelor’s degree is a prerequisite.) Courses start every month; you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Graduate Business Courses

HRM 87505 Effective Training and e-Learning

Credits : 3

This course places training activities in the context of organizational strategy. It shows the important relationship between organizational practitioners and trainers and provides a model of the training process showing how it connects and contributes to achieving training objectives. It includes numerous examples of actual training solutions and the ways in which E-learning can improve the content of training programs by placing employees in virtual work environments that allow them to experiment and practice without fear of failure.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explain how the training model can be applied to organizational improvement and problem solving.
  • Analyze the strategic planning process, its components, and their relationships.
  • Assess the cognitive and behavioral approaches to learning and their contradictory implications for instructional practices.
  • Explain the purpose of a needs analysis.
  • Evaluate the purpose of learning objectives.
  • Design well-structured and compelling online training seminars.
  • Assess different media.
  • Integrate the elements in an instructional strategy.
  • Summarize the interrelationships among the various levels of outcome evaluation.
  • Demonstrate the key areas of organizational training.
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of managers at different levels in the organization.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.

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