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Mar 6th 2017

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.

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Mar 6th 2017

Undertaking an Extended Project Qualification, IB extended essay or any other scholarly research? This guides you step-by-step. Curiosity is one of humanity’s most important characteristics. It has enabled us to make the unknown known, to break barriers and to shine a light on all aspects of life, from our day to day hobbies to the exploration of the stars. Our innate desire to explore is responsible for many of our proudest achievements. This course will help train you to harness your curiosity and use it to undertake your own research projects in a scholarly manner.

Average: 4.8 (6 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

In "Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication", you will learn the key skill of persuasion, in the context of professional communication in a globalised world. Persuasive communication is essential to any professional workplace. From a simple email request for your colleague to help you, to developing a presentation for the board of directors, these are acts of communication that require a good degree of persuasion. Even the process of entering the workforce requires effective persuasive communication, for in the act of writing your resume, cover-letter, or in the interview process, you are essentially persuading the potential employer to hire you.

Average: 2.9 (7 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

Knowing yourself, your team, your manager, and your organization are keys to personal and business success. What were once labeled soft skills are now modern requirements in today's workplace - especially if you are trying to get in the door or are already leading a team.

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Mar 6th 2017

Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems. This free online course addresses the practical problems that arise in social systems in the context of management and public policy at local, regional and global levels. It is problem-oriented, providing you with both the theoretical understanding and practical tools, to find and implement solutions to organisational and social problems.

Average: 5.3 (3 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

Improve your mathematical confidence and gain the skills to pass employers’ numeracy tests with this free online course. In our highly technical world numeracy skills, particularly the ability to interpret data, are becoming increasingly important and are highly sought after by employers. A lack of mathematical confidence and poor numeracy skills are barriers to employment as numeracy tests are increasingly part of the recruitment process, often early on.

Average: 1.6 (5 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

This 5 week course will guide learners through the essential steps in planning an individualized weight loss program. There is no guarantee of weight loss through completing the course; learners will have the framework and essential components for an evidence-based weight loss program.

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Mar 6th 2017

El MOOC “Triunfa con SEP: El modelo para mejorar la salud, los negocios y la vida” está diseñado bajo el mismo principio que los programas presenciales de Universitas Telefónica, que el estudiante experimente un viaje transformador que constituya un cambio de dirección a nivel personal.

Average: 3 (1 vote)
Mar 6th 2017

Learn how online education differs from traditional classrooms while you explore and develop your own personal strategies for online learning success. You will be guided through an interactive investigation and self-reflection process to help you determine your learning preferences and create your own personal strategy for successful online learning. We will address common misconceptions, frustrations and fears about online learning and introduce techniques to help overcome such obstacles.

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Mar 6th 2017

Understand what innovation means and consider the history and developments of innovations that are important in our daily lives. This course is just one of a series about ‘innovation’.

Average: 8.9 (9 votes)
Feb 28th 2017

"Autoliderazgo y Gestión de Emociones para Avanzar en Desafíos Complejos" es un curso práctico, enfocado en tu primer círculo de influencia: tú mismo. El curso te invitará a conectarte con tus propósitos e identificar la forma en la que tus creencias, miedos y hambres con frecuencia dificultan el logro de tus propósitos y tu avance en desafíos de liderazgo. El curso te va a permitir identificar, y si lo decides, trabajar temas personales que te ayudarán a ser más efectivo y a acercarte más a vivir tu vida como quieres vivirla.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)
Feb 28th 2017

Este es un curso práctico, enfocado en planear experimentos, ensayos y errores para intervenir en sistemas humanos y movilizarlos a trabajar en desafíos complejos. El Liderazgo para problemas complejos es un deporte de contacto, es muy útil entrenar, tener planes y luego ser capaz de improvisar efectivamente durante la acción.

Average: 6 (7 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

In this project-centered course*, you will craft an essential cornerstone of the modern-day job or internship search: the resume. You’ll review resume best practices and explore current trends with guidance from a professional career counselor and recruiter, and you’ll exchange structured feedback with your peers as you work to polish your own resume. When you complete the course, you’ll have an eye-catching resume that lets your professional strengths shine.

Average: 7.8 (4 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

El curso Liderazgo Instruccional: Perspectiva Local y Prácticas locales, es una instancia para que profesores, líderes escolares y profesionales de la educación puedan actualizar sus conocimientos y potenciar la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de los estudiantes.

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Feb 27th 2017

In this course, you will learn strategies not only on how to communicate effectively but also how to strengthen your relationships with co-workers and other stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds, both inside and beyond the organisation. In particular, "Strengthening your widening network" aims to equip you with a workplace discourse that facilitates familiarity with practices in the working environment and to help you appreciate the complexities inherent in the organisational structure and hierarchy.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Drawing on social science perspectives, this course will enable participants to learn what diversity is and how to use it to maximize team performance, innovation, and creativity. Participants will learn how to draw out the collective wisdom of diverse teams, handle conflict, and establish common ground rules through real-world cases and peer-to-peer discussions.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Though the concept of personal branding isn't new, questions remain about how to create one and, more importantly, what it means to maintain and inhabit that brand.

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Feb 27th 2017

Teams are essential to the modern organization, but most never reach their potential. Co-workers miscommunicate, and groups struggle to adapt to changes in the market or their organizations. When teams lack self-awareness about these challenges, performance suffers. Based on years of team culture research and consulting experience, this course will help you understand the problems that hurt productivity, and give you tools for creating positive change.

Average: 1 (2 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

In this course you will learn about the importance of quality in healthcare and how you can contribute by implementing a quality improvement (QI) project to improve processes of care and patient outcomes. You will learn about powerful tools to add to your QI ‘toolbox’ during short lectures and reflective exercises.

Average: 6 (3 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Ce cours vise principalement à permettre aux étudiants d’identifier les sources pertinentes dans un domaine donné, leur apprendre à construire un état de l’art et à évaluer les sources, en particulier celles en accès libre sur Internet. Il cherche également à optimiser la recherche documentaire en incitant les étudiants à tirer le meilleur parti des outils et requêtes d’interrogation des bases de données. A l'issue de ce cours, ils devront être capables de construire et alimenter une bibliographie ordonnée, ainsi que de citer convenablement leurs sources pour éviter le plagiat.

Average: 4 (3 votes)

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