The Guide to National Professional Certification Programs

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Human Resource Development, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 400 pages
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The job market continues to change. Highly skilled and specialized workers are in demand. Traditional education cannot meet all the needs to create specialty skill workers. Certification provides up-to-date training and development while promoting individual or professional skills and knowledge in a focused manner. Certification as a way of continuing professional eduction can also be more cost effective.
  

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Contents

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT
3
Accounting and Finance
19
Financial Institutions
31
Human Resources Management
47
Legal
65
Management
81
Marketing and Public Relations
99
Security
107
HOSPITALITY AND TRAVEL
189
SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
211
ComputersInformation Systems
243
Environment
281
TechnicianTechnology
301
MEDICAL
321
Practitioners
335
Medical TechnologyAllied Health
359

INSURANCE AND PERSONAL FINANCE
115
Financial Advising
137
REAL ESTATE AND APPRAISAL
149
Facilities Management
157
Property Management
171
Real Estate
181

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About the author (2001)

As a behavioral scientist, Dr. Harrisa (TM) career spans some sixty years devoted to human resource and organization development. A management psychologist, he has successfully assisted over 200 clients systems worldwide. For the past twenty-five years, he has concentrated on a specialization in space psychology, serving as a NASA consultant and Faculty Fellow, as well as Associate Fellow for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. A professional futurist, the focus of his leading-edge research and practice on human behavior has been leadership, change, communication, culture, and management.

Dr. Harris has authored or edited some forty-four published books, most recently Future Possibilities a" Toward Human Emergence and Managing the Knowledge Culture. His classic volume, Managing Cultural Differences, is now in a seventh edition and used as a textbook in four hundred universities and colleges. As co-author of Multicultural Law Enforcement, this best-seller is in a third edition and widely used in criminal justice systems. Besides two prior editions of Living and Working in Space, he has also written a novel, Launch Out a" a science-based scenario about private enterprise prospects in lunar industrialization. "Phil" has also written some 250 journal articles, wining eight times the journalism award of excellence from the Aviation/Space Writers Association. He has edited three professional journals, founding one entitled Space Governance. For the past ten years he was a member of the editorial board for The European Business Review where his articles also won a literary award for excellence.

In his multifaceted career, our author has been both a collegeand corporate vice president, lectured or taught at universities throughout the world. He has been recipient of numerous awards and grants, including from the U. S. Office of Naval Research and the U. S. State Department as a Fulbright Professor to India. A graduate of St. Johna (TM)s (BBA) and Fordham (MS/Ph.D) Universities, Dr. Harris resides in La Jolla, California. He is listed in several biographical directories, including Whoa (TM)s Who in America.

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