GGA Learning Institute

Welcome to our GGA Educational Programs designed by our GGAs.
Please follow the instructions for each individual program to earn a certificate to share with your professional network and potential employers. 

All courses are free of charge. 

The Ethics of Emerging Technology

By: Dr. Billy Barry
Registration: Open 
Course Dates: May 1 - June 5
Five Week Self-Paced Course
 
The class will be repeated throughout the year
Course limit of "100 Happy Students"

Emerging technologies are groundbreaking technologies in development, with the potential to notably impact life. Emerging technologies embody the potential to transform our perception and sense of reality, personhood, and identity in the world. We currently live in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, which is fast-paced and changing human culture and our natural environment in ways unprecedented in human history. As responsible citizens of the world, we face a challenge to understand how technology will affect the quality of life so we can make informed and rational decisions. 

Understanding and applying ethical decision making is critical if we are to construct a society that is life-affirming and honors the dignity and respect of life in this new historical age of artificial intelligence we live. Emerging technology is rarely, if ever, value-neutral and promotes specific values. This course will empower students through constructivist learning to accurately identify the ethical design and usage of emerging technologies and to assess the implications regarding the quality of life, both positive and negative, of introducing new technologies.

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"I Choose Civility"
Level 1 Civility Ambassador Course

By: Dr. Lew Bayer (Hon.)
Active
Ongoing Course

Civility starts with you and you can be a Civility Champion. The first step is learning about civility. For example, many people think that civility is just about being kind or practicing good manners. Civility is much more than that. It is a teachable, learnable skill that can have significant impact on the quality of our relationships, careers, politics, and more. Once you understand how civility impacts us every day…from preventing schoolyard bullying to fostering world peace…you can be an Ambassador for the core values that civility represents. The course offers general insights, definitions, tools, supports, and resources that you can use in your home, school, community, or workplace to start the conversation about civility. The core concepts reviewed in the course have broad application and would be of interest to civil-minded people from all around the world.

 

Course is 4 hours. Does not need to be completed in one sitting.  

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My Body Is My Body
Introduction to Child Maltreatment

By: Chrissy Sykes
Start Date: December 4, 2019
Ongoing Course

My Body Is My Body is an "Introduction to Child Maltreatment. Through this course you will learn how to present this free program to help prevent child abuse. Please note there are two parts to this course and you will earn a "Presenter" certificate once both are complete.

This course is designed to cover:
Why we need to teach about Maltreatment; Worldwide Facts about Maltreatment; How Child Maltreatment affects a community's quality of life and economic prosperity; Different Types and Signs of Maltreatment; How to react when a child discloses their abuse to you; Basics on how to report child abuse; How to teach the My Body is My Body Prevention Program
 

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Expanding Global Influence

By: Professor Maria Paradiso-Testa
Start Date: December 1, 2019
Ongoing Course

Designed to take you through a journey of examining and self-reflecting to determine if your VOICE is being used in "Expanding Global Influence." Considering there are more than 70% International LinkedIn members, it's the ideal social media platform to grow your worldwide connections. Learn how to find a need; get involved; share your talents; volunteer your time to help others and other areas of individual growth.

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Anti-Cyberbullying

By: Rafia Malik, GGA
Ongoing Course

Designed to provide and increase knowledge and awareness of bullying and how this has shifted over the years to cyberbullying. Anti-cyberbullying is addressed during this course to help provide information on the effects and various ways to prevent and avoid this type of bullying. 

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Emotional Intelligence (EI)

By: Dr. Ruby Bakshi Khurdi, GGA
Ongoing Course

This course covers Emotional Intelligence  - connecting people and improving performance. Learn how to deal with emotions in order to perform efficiently both at work and home. 

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Women's Empowerment Humanitarian Training

By: Dr. Ruby Bakshi Khurdi, VP of Women's Empowerment and Development, Global Board GGA
Ongoing Course

During this course, Dr. Ruby will explain the following concepts:
 

  • What is Women's Empowerment?

  • Why do we need to empower women?

  • Why are the various myths associated with it?

  • How can we help each other?

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Leadership Skills for HIgh-Performance

By: Senela Jayasuriya, MBA, GGA

Areas covered during this course:
 

  • How to develop your authentic leadership style

  • Communication strategies to communicate better as a leader

  • Time management and decision making skills

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Occupational Safety & Health Program

By: Ali Raza Memon, Global OSH Leader, GGA
EMPSC, FOSHA, GradIOSH
Classes will resume in June, 2020

This course is designed to help individuals in every industry gain an understanding of workplace safety, how to avoid risks, the importance of wearing personal protective equipment when needed, and how to use safety devices.

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