A Compass for Navigating Professional Challenges
Many successful people know the content of Professional IQ; you should, too!
About This Specialization
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Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.
Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.
- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Foundations of Professional IdentityUpcoming session: Nov 6
- 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
About the CourseMany find themselves frustrated in their careers by lack of preparation for dealing with predictable dilemmas that regularly arise in the world of work. Two in five professionals fired in their jobs after college are terminated for lying, or m
Shaping Your Professional BrandUpcoming session: Nov 6
- 4 weeks of study, 5 hours/week
About the CourseYou've thought about who you are and how you want your career to be. You have some soft skills to deal with situations that could cause problems. What about the team around you? How do you build functional and constructive professional relationships?
Leadership and InfluenceUpcoming session: Nov 6
About the CourseThe only thing you get to change is yourself, and in the prerequisites to this course we’ve given you real tools to do that. Now, use those tools to influence the course of your future, your team's future, and your organization's future. Make a
Professional IQ CapstoneUpcoming session: Dec 25
About the Capstone ProjectThe capstone project, for those wishing to earn a certificate, is to design a Personal Leadership Credo: personal values, quotes and beliefs; a personal dilemma in 2MC style that gets worked through using DMF and TRAGEDIES; some personal scripts; and a
C. K. Gunsalus
Director of the National Center for Professional and Research Ethics (NCPRE), Professor Emerita of Business, and Research Professor at the Coordinated Science Laboratory