Empowered Learning™ at Rasmussen University puts you in the driver’s seat for your online Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral courses. That means you use your professional and life experience to demonstrate some skills faster, and slow down to work with new material. Empowered Learning™ prepares you for the future by ensuring you master each skill needed to flourish in the workplace.
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"It really focuses on doing rather than knowing. Our assessment philosophy is, ‘Prove you can do it,’ because that’s really what competency means."
Rasmussen University Faculty Innovation Manager
Each course requires you to complete six projects—aligned with specific employer-approved skills—and a seventh final project that combines everything you’ve learned. You’ll use these course projects to create a portfolio that shows what you can do.
Evaluate the roles and behaviors of teams in organizational settings.
Provide a two-page report outlining what habits and responsibilities make for a successful team.
Examine variables, conditions and concepts that influence team performance productivity.
Provide a table of recommendations and methods to improve the productivity of the team in your scenario.
Evaluate methods and systems for rewarding and compensating teams.
Provide a two-page report summarizing how teams within your scenario are compensated, and the reasons for this compensation model.
Analyze the interpersonal process and structural characteristics that influence team effectiveness.
Create a presentation on what to consider when building your scenario team: internal and external dynamics, diversity, coaching, leadership and more.
Examine team member communication, collaboration and strategies for developing team intelligence.
Provide a one-page report on your scenario team’s communication challenges and strategies to resolve conflict.
Analyze leadership roles, techniques and challenges in leading teams.
Provide a one-page report on what makes for an effective leader and the best strategy to lead your scenario team.
Combine everything you have learned in the six projects above.
Create a presentation for your scenario organization for a new performance evaluation system, including best practices, challenges and solutions.
“The flexibility was very essential to being able to fit in personal life, while also working full time, 40 hours a week. I would not have been able to earn this degree if it weren’t for Empowered Learning.”
Graduate, Master of Human Resources Management, and Rasmussen University Staff Member
“Empowered Learning? taught me how to manage my time. It made me more comfortable to create things on my own. It makes you realize everyone should be doing this. It’s a no-brainer.”
Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Graduate