Your Own Worst Enemy: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

2022-11-30T22:29:42+00:00

Have you ever sat in a meeting and wondered, why did they hire me? Have you felt inadequate on the first day at your job? This feeling may be more common than you think, especially among accomplished women in your life. This feeling is called imposter syndrome. The term defines where, no matter how [...]

Your Own Worst Enemy: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome 2022-11-30T22:29:42+00:00

How data changed Black Friday 2022

2022-11-14T19:25:37+00:00

We saw significant changes with Black Friday this year: Holiday sales began in October. Black Friday is now a week, not just a day. Stores vow to remain closed on Thanksgiving. Texts are the new Black Friday email. Consumers often have mixed reactions to such trends. It might seem like there’s a hidden puppet [...]

How data changed Black Friday 2022 2022-11-14T19:25:37+00:00

Unique SMU Programs Help Veterans Transition to the Classroom and Workplace

2022-11-10T16:32:00+00:00

DALLAS (SMU) – While serving as an amphibious assault vehicle operator in far-flung locations ranging from Jordan to Haiti to Somalia, Victor Acosta ensured that his fellow Marines made safe transitions from ship to shore. Inspired to enlist in the Marines by his older sister, a veteran of both the U.S. Army and Air [...]

Unique SMU Programs Help Veterans Transition to the Classroom and Workplace 2022-11-10T16:32:00+00:00

Invest in Your Future with SMU CAPE Instructor James Wigen

2022-10-31T14:31:47+00:00

Instructor Spotlight: James Wigen  Investing is one of the best ways to grow your wealth, protect your earnings from inflation and save for retirement. Unfortunately, investing can be confusing and you may not know where to start or what investments to pursue to reach your financial goals. According to Nerd Wallet, only 43% of [...]

Invest in Your Future with SMU CAPE Instructor James Wigen 2022-10-31T14:31:47+00:00

What is Value Stream Mapping?

2022-09-23T20:05:06+00:00

Value stream mapping involves creating a visual representation of every step in a process as well as the tasks involved in each step. The goal is to identify and eliminate any non-value-adding activity that doesn't improve the product or better serve the needs of customers. Value stream mapping is considered one of the most [...]

What is Value Stream Mapping? 2022-09-23T20:05:06+00:00

Engage the Changing Workforce with Opportunities to Learn and Grow

2022-09-27T17:28:21+00:00

Author Gretchen Rubin considers September "the other January." The end of summer and the new school year offer opportunities to start fresh, even if you haven't been a traditional student for many years. Encourage your employees to take advantage of a seasonal clean slate and to expand their knowledge and skills. While some researchers [...]

Engage the Changing Workforce with Opportunities to Learn and Grow 2022-09-27T17:28:21+00:00

Six Sigma Methodology Explained: What Is Six Sigma?

2022-09-23T20:03:23+00:00

Six Sigma is a way of thinking and working that’s predicated on quality control. By measuring specific aspects of a process – and solving the problems therein – Six Sigma practitioners can significantly increase the consistency and efficiency of their work. The methodology was created nearly 40 years ago at Motorola – which was, [...]

Six Sigma Methodology Explained: What Is Six Sigma? 2022-09-23T20:03:23+00:00

How the SMU CAPE CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificate Program Helped James Achieve His Career Goals

2022-08-31T19:59:52+00:00

Earning a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) certification can be a great way to boost your career and your earning potential. When James Woodall decided to get his CFP®, he was looking for an education that would give him the tools to excel. “I truly love this profession and fight for my clients as they [...]

How the SMU CAPE CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificate Program Helped James Achieve His Career Goals 2022-08-31T19:59:52+00:00

Skipping the SAT and ACT? 5 Reasons You Should Reconsider

2022-08-11T19:00:11+00:00

The college application season is upon us, and if you are a rising senior you are probably asking the same big question as your peers: should I take the SAT or ACT? Whether you struggle with tests, are planning on applying to colleges with test-optional policies or you just don’t want to spend the [...]

Skipping the SAT and ACT? 5 Reasons You Should Reconsider 2022-08-11T19:00:11+00:00

What Makes Lean Six Sigma Important

2022-07-15T17:48:07+00:00

Professionals who enroll in Lean Six Sigma training benefit their career potential by learning transferable skills valued in every type of organization. Businesses also benefit by having more employees skilled in using Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques to achieve strategic business goals. The benefits go beyond the significant practical benefits that Lean Six [...]

What Makes Lean Six Sigma Important 2022-07-15T17:48:07+00:00

The Importance of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

2022-07-15T17:42:38+00:00

Organizations invest in Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training for employees because of the high return on investment it offers. By exposing more employees to the philosophy and strategy contained in process improvement methodologies, organizations stand a better chance of accomplishing ambitious goals related to operational efficiency and quality improvement. Yellow Belt training teaches [...]

The Importance of Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training 2022-07-15T17:42:38+00:00

How Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training Benefits Professionals

2022-07-15T17:43:29+00:00

Training in Lean Six Sigma provides professionals with some of the most in-demand technical skills in the business world, including the ability to help organizations reduce waste, eliminate defects and make operations more efficient. Modern organizations highly value Lean Six Sigma Black Belts trained to lead project teams that tackle these issues. Lean Six [...]

How Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Training Benefits Professionals 2022-07-15T17:43:29+00:00
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