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No matter the professional level, we can all benefit from learning how to succeed in our careers. Whether a well-seasoned professional, a management trainee, or a service level employee, this course will help you enrich your career by honing your professional behavior and networking. Through industry expert support and resources, this course is designed to prepare you for success in any chosen career. You will develop the habits and attitudes you need to perform effectively in the job market. You will identify a mentor to add value to your career. You will analyze your relationships and develop a practical approach for engaging your LinkedIn network. You will differentiate between networking and networking with intention. You will also discover the most effective ways to ask for help from your peer or professional group. Finally, you will evaluate the best methods of adjusting your career path at various stages of life.
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Прибл. 14 ч. на завершение

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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2 hours to complete

Career Habitudes

Welcome! Congratulations on your commitment to enhance your career! This course is designed for professionals in various stages of career development and success. So no matter if you are a young professional just starting out, a mid-career manager, a pre-launch executive, or a seasoned professional seeking to re-purpose a career and launch Career 2.0, this course will interest you. Our team of faculty will introduce you to the concept of Career Habitudes, guide you through finding a mentor for whatever stage you are at, NetWeaving your way through networking, and building authentic relationships. As a team of professors and higher education leaders, we are passionate about helping you make the most and best of your career. We look forward to helping you on your journey! In this module, we will introduce the key concepts and principles for developing career-enhancing "habitudes" as introduced by Dr. Tim Elmore, author of the Habitudes series of books. Research indicates that having the "wrong" attitude is the most common reason why young professionals lose their jobs. This module will provide valuable advice on how to develop the kind of habits and attitudes you need to succeed at any career stage....
Reading
9 videos (Total 29 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Introduction to Career Habitudes3m
What Are Habitudes?1m
Why are Habitudes Important?4m
Habitudes and Career Success3m
Habitude Examples4m
Habitudes and Leadership3m
Habitudes for Mid-Career Professionals2m
Career Advice from Dr. Tim Elmore4m
Reading5 readings
The Learning Objectives2m
Managing The Toughest Generation15m
Four Reminders I Received from the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction10m
The Power of Habit: Charles Duhigg at TEDx16m
Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career, TEDx Talk by Larry Smith20m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Career Habitudes, Practice Quiz20m
Career Habitudes10m

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2 hours to complete

Finding a Mentor

Establishing a relationship with a mentor can be one of the most beneficial and rewarding professional relationships. Regardless of level of career, a mentor will add value when paired correctly. This module will assist you with clarifying the expectations of a mentored relationship, identifying the areas that you feel will add value based on your personal needs, and introduce the difference between a mentor and a sponsor. Mentors can serve different purposes. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 8 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
Video2 videos
The Importance of a Mentor4m
Reading7 readings
Learning Objectives2m
How Great Leaders Inspire Action18m
Clarifying Expectations of the Mentor Relationship15m
Examples of Mentoring10m
Coaching vs Mentoring15m
How To Get A Mentor10m
Power of Mentoring10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Test Your Knowledge!20m
Mentor Found!12m

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Section
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2 hours to complete

NetWeaving: Networking with Intention

In this module, you will be introduced to the concept of "NetWeaving" as introduced by author and networking expert Bob Littell. One of the most important career skills turns out to be a person's ability to create and maintain trusted relationships, both internally within the organization, as well as externally within the business community. NetWeaving promotes three skill sets, and several action steps, that can contribute to building and maintaining trusted relationships. The three skill sets are categorized as connector, law of reciprocity, and network. ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 28 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Video8 videos
What is NetWeaving?1m
NetWeaving vs. Traditional Networking2m
NetWeaving as a Career Enhancement Tool2m
NetWeaving Skills3m
The Five Levels of NetWeaving4m
Three NetWeaving Mistakes to Avoid6m
Career Advice from the Chief NetWeaver4m
Reading5 readings
The Learning Objectives2m
Best and Worst Practices for Growing Professional Networks15m
11 Ways to Build Trust10m
Rediscovering Personal Networking: Michael Goldberg TEDx19m
The Power of Introverts, TED Talk by Susan Cain10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
NetWeaving, Practice Quiz20m
NetWeaving Quiz10m

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4 hours to complete

Practical LinkedIn

In this module, you will be introduced to the best practices for enhancing your career (and your job search) via LinkedIn. Without a doubt, the best tool for connecting business people is LinkedIn. As of August 2015, LinkedIn has more than 313 million members in over 220 countries, and is adding new ones at the rate of two new members per second. This module offers practical LinkedIn advice and instructions on how to best leverage your skills and abilities online....
Reading
1 video (Total 5 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
Video1 videos
Reading6 readings
Learning Objectives2m
Navigating your Network / Tips for Getting Started10m
Differentiating Yourself10m
What are Employers seeking?10m
What LinkedIn won't Tell You10m
Become a Field Expert using LinkedIn10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
LinkedIn Practice Quiz20m
LinkedIn and Your Search10m

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2 hours to complete

Building Authentic Relationships

In this module, you will be introduced to key principles and best practices in the art of building and maintaining authentic business relationships which is critical at any stage of your career. The module will cover the topics of building trust, asking great questions, and inspiring others. Every action we take with regard to relationships in the business world is intentional. We will describe best practices in building relationships including being authentic, getting personal, being transparent, freely sharing ideas. keeping promises, and having a "pay it forward" attitude....
Reading
9 videos (Total 22 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Professional Relationships: Be Passionate!2m
Professional Relationships: Be Fearless!1m
Professional Relationships: Have a Game Plan!3m
Professional Relationships: Flawless Execution!2m
Professional Relationships: Make Great Choices!2m
Relationships: Be Authentic!3m
Millennials, Overcoming the Fear of Failure1m
Career Advice from Molly Fletcher1m
Reading5 readings
The Learning Objectives2m
Asking Powerful Questions10m
12 Habits of Genuine People10m
The Currency of the New Economy is Trust: Rachel Botsman, TED Talk20m
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are, TED Talk by Amy Cuddy20m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Building Authentic Relationships, Practice Quiz20m
Building Authentic Relationships Quiz10m

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Section
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2 hours to complete

Asking for Help

Professionals often balance the need to solve problems on their own versus asking for help, thus exposing their lack of knowledge and/or experience. This module will assist you in making that determination, understanding their culture of their professional environment, while scanning the environment for style and preference. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 4 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
Video1 videos
Reading8 readings
Learning Objectives2m
5 Ways to Get Better at Asking for Help10m
How To Ask for Help at Work Without Looking Bad10m
The Benefits of Asking10m
How Asking For Help The Right Way Advances Your Career10m
The Power Behind Asking for Help10m
Video - Why You Will Fail To Have a Great Career10m
The Right Way To Ask For Help10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Asking For Help20m
Asking For Help10m

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Section
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2 hours to complete

Adjusting the Career Plan

In this module, you will be introduced to best practices in how to continuously review their career plans and make adjustments as necessary. This module will illustrate how the career ladder has turned into a rock wall that requires you to be more nimble and adaptable. More often than not, reaching the career of your dreams in not a direct path. You may need to climb sideways or move down the rock wall for a while before you can progress upward again....
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
Reading8 readings
Learning Objectives2m
Being Nimble & Adapting10m
Progressing10m
Reclaiming Your Footing10m
Salary or Start-Up?12m
Career Path Management10m
Eight Principles of Effective Career Planning10m
What Career Should I Choose?10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice What You Have Learned in Adjusting the Career Plan20m
Adjusting the Career Plan For Success20m
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Top Reviews

By SBNov 22nd 2016

Its a great course where we learn many tips to make our career successful! Thank you!

By CLNov 24th 2016

everyone looking for a job in any country should do this course.

Instructors

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Dan Stotz

Director, Online Executive Education
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Elke M Leeds, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President of Technology Enhanced Learning
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Ana T. Baida, Ed.D.

Executive Director
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Wes Rhea, J.D.

Senior Lecturer

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