Instructor: William Draves

William Draves
Biography: William A. Draves has been working from home since 1998. He manages a staff who live and work in six states, from Rhode Island to Oregon. He created a new system for supervising remote workers based on outcomes and results, which he and his staff have been using for over 20 years. He and his associate created one of the first virtual offices in the country, and his staff gathers almost daily for both work and social interaction.

Classes by this instructor


Advanced Teaching Online
There are tremendous opportunities for teaching online. Discover how to plan, develop and teach an online course. Learn how to create online audio lectures with slide shows, and find out how self-quizzes enhance learning. This class is included in the Certificate in Online Teaching course.
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Advanced Marketing Concepts
Forget the fads and dump the buzz words. Take your knowledge of marketing to a new level. These advanced marketing concepts will enable you to develop more effective marketing campaigns and results. This course is included in the Integrated Marketing Certificate course.
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Certificate in Business Writing
Successful communicators in the workplace move forward, others move back. Enhance your career by improving this critical communication skill.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Business Writing, Effective Copywriting, and Writing News and Press Releases.

September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Certificate in Leadership Development
Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), this certificate course provides practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Leadership Principles, Developing Your Leadership Skills, and Developing Your Professional Career.

September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Certificate in Learning Styles
New research and information comes out frequently about how your learners - and you - learn. Everyone learns differently. This course brings you the most advanced information about three of the most prevalent student characteristics you face in teaching: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum.
Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Developing the Socialization Skills of Students with ASD in the Inclusive Classroom, Gender Matters: Gender in the Classroom, and Generational Learning Styles.

October 3, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Whether you are new to teaching online or already doing it, this program will give you the fundamentals of teaching online as well as the most advanced tips and techniques in the business. Registering for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Advanced Teaching Online, Designing Online Instruction, and Fostering Online Discussion.
September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Certificate in Teaching Adults
This is your invitation to teach others in-person and join in one of the more important functions in life -- passing on knowledge and skills to others.
September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Developing Your Leadership Skills
Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence. Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit for influencing others. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Gender Matters: Gender in the Classroom
There are differences in how the genders learn. Discover techniques and activities to help them be successful in the classroom and the workplace. This course is included in the Certificate in Learning Styles course.
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Integrated Marketing Certificate
Discover the growing field that integrates traditional print marketing with digital marketing for even greater marketing success. Understand how digital marketing and print complement and enhance each other, and how to integrate both kinds of marketing for even greater overall effectiveness. Registration for this certificate program will automatically enroll you in the three required courses: Advanced Marketing Concepts, Successful Print Marketing, and Integrated Marketing Best Practices.
September 6, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only
Advanced Live Online and Zoom Instructor Training
How is teaching online different from teaching in-person? What are the advantages to you as an instructor? Discover how to engage your audience, create content and assessment, how to avoid the biggest mistakes, and so much more!
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Leadership Principles
Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, and addressing challenging goals. This course is included in the Certificate in Leadership Development course.
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Managing Remote Workers Certificate
Working from home is here to stay. Discover how to communicate with and manage remote workers, one of the fastest-growing sectors of the workforce.
September 6, 2022 to October 28, 2022, Online Only
Managing Remote Workers
You cannot manage remote workers like you manage in-office workers. But you can manage remote workers better, with greater productivity and efficiency. Discover the keys to successful managing in the new workplace of the 21st century. This class is included in the Managing Remote Workers Certificate course.
October 3-28, 2022, Online Only
Remote Working and Communicating
Working remotely does not make you an expert on remote work. Discover the 5 bad habits too many remote workers and their managers acquire from lack of experience, tools, and expertise. Come away with a deeper understanding of this enormous industrial and cultural shift going on in the workplace and in society. This class is included in the Managing Remote Workers Certificate course.
September 6-30, 2022, Online Only
Writing News and Press Releases
Getting the word out is an essential activity for every business or organization. Being able to write a good news story, press release or publicity notice is a skill that can set you apart in the workplace!
This course is included in the Certificate in Business Writing course.

November 7, 2022 to December 2, 2022, Online Only