Master In-Demand Professional Soft Skills

What does every hiring manager look for in an employee? Set yourself apart from the pack by getting the essential soft skills--abilities that help people interact effectively with others--that employers value most, from communication fundamentals and being a team player to advancing your critical thinking skills.
Build a solid process for achieving your goals and bouncing back from challenging situations.
Learn to communicate, listen, and work well with team members and peers.
Manage your time effectively, and think critically as a problem solver.

Course modules include:
  • Achieving Your Goals
  • Building Resilience
  • Getting Things Done
  • Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork Foundations
  • Connecting with Peers in the Workplace
  • Communication
  • Building Trust
  • Effective Listening
  • Writing in Plain English
  • Creativity Bootcamp

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Instructors Judy Steiner-Williams, Tatiana Kolovou, David Allen, Stefan Mumaw, Dave Crenshaw, Mike Figliuolo, Chris Croft, Todd Dewett, John Ullmen, Brenda Bailey-Hughes
Length 12 Hours
Availability Current
Price $25/month, Free Trial Available
Language English (English)
Subjects Business
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OpenCourser Guest says:

Even though this course is "only" 12 hours long, I've gotten a lot out of it by spreading it out over my month-long subscription. A lot of the skills taught truly are "soft" skills. That means it's easy to get their gist, but I've found the best way to make the most of this course is by practicing its concepts. Obviously you won't be able to see the results of some of these skills, but I can tell you in the three months since I took this course that there have been real improvements and my 360-feedback from my direct reports have improved over last year's, especially in areas related to communication and setting expectations.


wangjia says:

Good info. I spend an hour each night watching the videos and finish in two weeks.

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