We will discuss modes of communication and how to effectively communicate in person, by phone and by email. We will talk about understanding the other person: communication principles, communication styles and reading between the lines. Finally, we will speak about influencing and being influenced: influencing strategies, strategies for presentations, [...]
Professional translation is a complex process that usually involves collaboration of multiple people. The course will show you how to build this process correctly: analyze content, determine requirements and risks, select appropriate jobs and vendors, evaluate translation quality.
The course focuses on: the formation of an adequate representation about the diversity of contemporary Psychodiagnostics and Assessment methods; deep learning of the current world ethical standards of psychological diagnostics and assessment activity; technology of test reliability determination that obtained by different Psychodiagnostics methods; studying of classical and contemporary [...]
The course will introduce students to important aspects of classroom management: class size and mixed abilities, grouping students, and error correction and feedback. It will look at how teaching a large class differs from teaching one-to-one, how to teach different content, and issues in teaching different students and special [...]
The course will introduce students to important aspects of materials and planning: using coursebooks, adapting & supplementing materials, and lesson planning. It will explore both the advantages and disadvantages of coursebooks, and how to approach choosing and evaluating coursebooks. Students will examine the rationale behind adapting and supplementing materials, [...]
The course will introduce students to basic concepts and issues in English Language Teaching. It will explore the history of ELT, mainstream approaches and new trends. Students will be familiarized with such methodologies as Grammar Translation, Audiolingualism, Presentation, Practice and Production, Communication Language Teaching, Task-based Learning, and Content and [...]
We will discuss self-presentation: how you can create the right impression and fit in at work. We will talk about intercultural communication: cultural values and cultural intelligence, working in an intercultural climate, and working in an intercultural team. Finally, we will speak about interaction with clients: creating a win-win [...]
This course completes the Effective Professional Communication Specialization and is presented in the Capstone Project format. To successfully complete the specialization, students need to complete four assignments and check several answers from their fellow students. The tasks check the skills and abilities that were obtained in the course of [...]
We will discuss interaction with colleagues: teamwork, collaborative problem solving, and conflict resolution. We will talk about interaction with superiors: building a relationship with your manager, influencing superiors, and becoming a leader. Finally, we will speak about interaction with subordinates: building your own team, leadership and decision making, and [...]
This course explains how today's portfolio management industry differs from the Harry Markowitz model and how to master it on your own using the Mythbusters' method and R project as your home financial laboratory.