About this Course

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Approx. 11 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English

Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

67%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

20%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructors

Image of instructor, Dan Stotz

Dan Stotz 

Director, Online Executive Education
Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University
48,104 Learners
4 Courses
Image of instructor, Ana T. Baida, Ed.D.

Ana T. Baida, Ed.D. 

Executive Director
Department of Career Planning and Development
14,904 Learners
3 Courses
Image of instructor, Wes Rhea, J.D.

Wes Rhea, J.D. 

Senior Lecturer
Information Systems
14,904 Learners
3 Courses

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Career Habitudes

2 hours to complete
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
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Finding a Mentor

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 7 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
The Importance of a Career Coach (Mentor)3m
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
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

NetWeaving: Networking with Intention

2 hours to complete
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
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Practical LinkedIn

4 hours to complete
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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