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People and Soft Skills for Professional and Personal Success

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Develop key power skills to boost your work life

Knowledge of soft skills or people Skills are increasingly coming into focus and being recognized as critical for success - hence at IBM we call them "Success Skills", and categorize them as "Hot Skills". A research by Harvard University, Carnegie Foundation and Stanford Research Center has concluded that 85% of job success comes from having well developed soft skills and people skills,and only 15% of job success comes from Technical skills and knowledge (hard skills). This specialization is aimed at helping you develop these powerful people and soft skills and behaviors that include: creating & delivering impactful presentations; working professionally to deliver quality work & experiences; collaborating effectively with teams; communicating productively and efficiently; dealing with challenges, solving problems & implementing solutions. The program is made up of 5 short courses that you can take in any order, followed by a final assessment course. Upon completing this specialization, you will have developed knowledge and demonstrated an understanding of these essential skills. This specialization can be taken by anyone no matter your age or work experience. And is especially beneficial for those entering the workforce or in early stages of their careers. There are no course pre-requisites and this course can be completed either using the Coursera mobile app or a web browser on a laptop/desktop/tablet/mobile device.

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From IBM Skills Network via Coursera
Hours 16
Instructor Skills Network
Language English
Subjects Business

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Success Coach 6 $42k

Success Coordinator $47k

Job Specialist 3 $47k

Success Counselor $48k

Success Advisor $55k

Base Job $57k

Seeking Job $60k

RN .6 N Job $62k

Success Squad $83k

Success Analyst $94k

Success Engineer $101k

Success Architect $102k

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Collaborate Effectively for Professional Success

Collaboration is not just the act of working together. It goes beyond that. Through collaboration, you can accomplish much more than what you would if you worked alone. Having the...

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Nov
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Present with Purpose: Create/Deliver Effective Presentations

Knowing how to create a presentation is a powerful tool when it comes to communication. Presentations are a key part of every office or business related job and you need to have...

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Nov
7

Delivering Quality Work with Agility

When you hand in work in a professional workspace, employers expect it to be good quality work and done in a timely manner. By taking this short course you will learn about...

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Nov
7

Solving Problems with Creative and Critical Thinking

In order to find a solution, one needs to be able to analyze a problem. This short course is designed to teach you how to solve and analyze problems effectively with critical and...

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Nov
7

Developing Interpersonal Skills (You were viewing this course)

In order to have a successful professional life, you have to be able to communicate with the people you work with. You have to be able to communicate with co-workers in a way that...

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People and Soft Skills Assessment

Knowledge of people and soft skills are increasingly coming into focus and being recognized as critical for success – we can also call them "Success Skills" or "Power Skills". ...

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From IBM Skills Network via Coursera
Hours 16
Instructor Skills Network
Language English
Subjects Business

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Success Coach 6 $42k

Success Coordinator $47k

Job Specialist 3 $47k

Success Counselor $48k

Success Advisor $55k

Base Job $57k

Seeking Job $60k

RN .6 N Job $62k

Success Squad $83k

Success Analyst $94k

Success Engineer $101k

Success Architect $102k

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