Synergistics Corporate Training Programs

Synergistics Corporate Training Programs

Credits Available

  • Business Ethics (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Communicating at Work (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Corporate Finance (3 credits, lower division level)
  • International Finance (3 credits, upper division level)
  • International Management (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Leading Teams (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Organizational Behavior Management (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Research Design and Statistics (3 credits, lower division level)

Dates Valid

June 2010 through June 2015

Source of Records

Synergistics Corporate Training, LLC; Corporate Training Center; 428 Kendall Road; Churchville, NY 14428

About the Training Sponsor

Synergistics Corporate Training LLC delivers corporate training with the goal of assisting corporations in refining their employee development strategies and their respective alignment with the corporations' mission, vision, and values. This translates into corporate training with the goal of assisting Human Resources Office to reach their core competencies and increase retention through value-added education in classroom-based environments.

Applying for the Credit

Have your training sponsor submit your transcript or record to the Registrar to apply for the credit.

Course Descriptions

Business Ethics (3 credits, lower division level)
Through completion of this module, adult leaners will have a better understanding of the nature of business ethics and the complexities involved in them. The module begins with an overview of business ethics, including various theories and the different ethical resolutions associated with them. The learners will apply these theories and concepts to actual ethical issues in the workplace, such as discrimination, liability, employee responsibility and loyalty issues, and more. A comprehensive understanding of business ethics and how to apply that understanding to actual situations in the workplace is invaluable in today's environment.

Communicating at Work (3 credits, lower division level)
This module investigates the role of communication in creating a productive organizational environment. It aids learners in developing and strengthening their communication skills by focusing on interpersonal, group, and presentation skills.

Corporate Finance (3 credits, lower division level)
Major topics covered in the course are financial statements and cash flow; ratio analysis; financial planning and percentage of sales; time value; discounted cash flow valuation; capital budgeting; investment decisions, project and break-even analysis; capital market history; return, risks and security market line; options; cost of capital; and raising capital. Methods of instruction include case studies, problem solving, and final graded project.

International Finance (3 credits, upper division level)
Major topics in the course are currencies; history of the international monetary system; foreign exchange; parity theories; European Union; international banking; international bonds and equities; futures and options; foreign direct investment; cash management; exporting/importing; international taxation. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, role playing/problem solving, case studies, and journaling.

International Management (3 credits, upper division level)
The major topics covered in this course are American values; cultural stereotypes; critical incidents in cultural understanding; bribery in international business; joint ventures; international strategy; political risk; and trade treaties/conventions. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, role playing/problem solving, case studies, and journaling.

Leading Teams (3 credits, upper division level)
Major topics covered in this course include group behavior; work-team effectiveness; motivation; personality and communication; problem-solving and group dynamics; intergroup conflict; leadership roles; selection and staffing; team training; team development; and communication technologies and facility design. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, classroom exercises, role playing/problem solving, case studies, and journaling.

Organizational Behavior Management (3 credits, upper division level)
Major topics covered in this course are the managerial process; individual, situational and community leadership; power and discipline; debate; effectiveness; change; quality; energy; and viewpoint. Methods of instruction include case studies, problem solving, and final graded project.

Research Design and Statistics (3 credits, lower division level)
This course provides tools to analyze groups of numerical data, to classify in meaningful ways, to "repackage" in a different way the may be appropriate to specific need(s), and that allow the practitioner to determine if significant differences exist between groups. The course provides a way of looking at second hand information, e.g., professional journals, with a little more precision.