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Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...


Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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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.

9 videos (Total 29 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
9 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
5 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
2 practice exercises
Career Habitudes, Practice Quiz20m
Career Habitudes10m
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.

2 videos (Total 8 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
The Importance of a Mentor4m
7 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
2 practice exercises
Test Your Knowledge!20m
Mentor Found!12m
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.

8 videos (Total 28 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
8 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
5 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
2 practice exercises
NetWeaving, Practice Quiz20m
NetWeaving Quiz10m
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.

1 video (Total 5 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
1 video
6 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
2 practice exercises
LinkedIn Practice Quiz20m
LinkedIn and Your Search10m
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By SBNov 22nd 2016

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

By MADec 20th 2018

Its very useful in incorporating skills in learners.



Dan Stotz

Director, Online Executive Education
Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

Elke M Leeds, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President of Technology Enhanced Learning
Academic Affairs

Ana T. Baida, Ed.D.

Executive Director
Department of Career Planning and Development

Wes Rhea, J.D.

Senior Lecturer
Information Systems

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