UMD

The University of Maryland is the state’s flagship university and one of the nation’s preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship, and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies, and scores of Fulbright scholars.

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Persuasion and Presence for Program and Project Managers (edX)

Logic is not enough. Program managers need presence and to move stakeholders emotionally. Project professionals only follow people they both respect and trust. Learn to apply Aristotle’s persuasion triad to create successful communication that persuades.
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Let’s Get Personal: Working with Personality Type (edX)

Effective leaders capitalize on their strengths & manage their weaknesses. Build your power skills by understanding the MBTI, personality type assessment, and how to use your type to your greatest advantage as an effective leader. Great leaders are just ordinary people with the right skills at the right time. [...]
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Global Business Strategy (edX)

Successful business leaders have an eye toward the future and a deep understanding of the local and global markets in which their firm operates. They understand the strengths and weaknesses of their business and product line, the competitive and complementary landscape, and emerging trends in their business sector. [...]
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Data Analysis for Decision Making (edX)

In this course, you will learn how to unlock the value of data to create and grow an organization. You will gain the analytical tools necessary to confidently describe the current state of areas critical to your business, predict the likelihood of an event occurring, compare two or more [...]
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Marketing Management (edX)

Learn key marketing strategies and tactics to help your company develop products that match customers' needs, create awareness and demand for those products, and drive sales. Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, puts it bluntly: “No sales. No company.” Every organization needs effective marketing to match its products, [...]
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Let’s Get Emotional: Emotions & Emotional Intelligence! (edX)

Effective leaders have high self-awareness and emotional intelligence. This course will help you understand emotions -- our secondary and overlooked intelligence system -- and emotional intelligence. build your emotional vocabulary and emotional intelligence.
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Storytelling and Persuading using Data and Digital Technologies (edX)

Learn how to gain traction for your digital transformation initiatives with stories based on data that use compelling data visualizations to build a persuasive business case. Decisions made by humans are rarely made by data alone. Human decision-makers have cognitive biases, are affected by emotions, and make conceptual leaps [...]
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Storytelling That Delivers Program and Project Outcomes (edX)

Storytelling is how leaders lead other leaders. Tell your project’s story to inspire your project teams, encourage your stakeholders, and gain customer commitment to project and program success. Program and project managers are master storytellers. They have to be in order to weave high-priority information into a memorable narrative [...]
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Digital Transformation in Business (edX)

Learn about the explosion of technologies that are transforming business and how to strategically leverage technologies to maximize the value--and minimize the risk--to your firm. This course will help you assess the most critical digital technologies that affect your business sector and how you can leverage them to realize [...]
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Corporate Finance (edX)

Develop the ability to identify and resource high-value strategic initiatives and ensure a high rate of return for your firm's investments. Successful business leaders are good at spotting high-value strategic initiatives for their organizations, raising the capital necessary to fund them, and knowing when to forego or walk away [...]
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