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Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Hindi
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Hindi

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Start Building Your Brand

This module focuses on getting your ePortfolio branding ready by creating an effective headline and summary of your capabilities....
Reading
3 videos (Total 18 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Creating an Effective Headline8m
Writing Your Summary of Capabilities7m
Reading7 readings
Consent Form10m
Choosing a Website Builder for Your ePortfolio20m
Lesson Review & List of Action Verbs10m
Additional Practice with Action Verbs10m
Lesson Review & Additional Practice20m
Signing Up on LinkedIn10m
Get More from The Georgia Tech Language Institute10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge8m
Check Your Knowledge8m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Showcase Your Work

This module focuses on writing about your work and accomplishments. You will learn to write about your work in a one sentence caption as well as in a longer descriptive paragraph....
Reading
2 videos (Total 12 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
Writing Longer Descriptions of Your Work6m
Reading4 readings
Additional Practice20m
Additional Resources10m
Lesson Review & List of Adjectives10m
Descriptive Adjectives10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge4m
Check Your Knowledge4m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Complete the Main Parts of Your Resume

This module focuses on getting your education and work experience up-to-date and professionally ready on your resume. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 13 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
Key Language for Your Work Experience Section6m
Reading3 readings
Additional Resources & Practice10m
Lesson Review & Job Titles15m
Additional Practice with Action Verbs10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge4m
Check Your Knowledge6m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Network with Other Professionals

This module focuses on networking online with other professionals to make meaningful connections and to create new career opportunities....
Reading
2 videos (Total 13 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
Video2 videos
Connect to Get a Job6m
Reading5 readings
Lesson Review10m
Additional Resources10m
Lesson Review & Additional Practice10m
Additional Resources10m
Where to go from here?10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Check Your Knowledge6m
Check Your Knowledge6m
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Top Reviews

By AVNov 11th 2016

It is a very interesting course, on which you can clarify some statements and improve your professional information to be competitive. Thanks a lot! A greetings from Cali, Colombia.

By COct 23rd 2018

I took the presentation of my professional experience to the next level thanks to this course. I am sure that my new professional ePortfolio will help me to advance my career.

Instructor

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Karen Peterson

Lecturer
Georgia Tech Language Institute

About Georgia Institute of Technology

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Georgia Tech's campus occupies 400 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education....

About the Improve Your English Communication Skills Specialization

This Specialization helps you improve your professional communication in English for successful business interactions. Each course focuses on a particular area of communication in English: writing emails, speaking at meetings and interviews, giving presentations, and networking online. Whether you want to communicate to potential employers, employees, partners or clients, better English communication can help you achieve your language and professional goals. The Capstone course will focus especially on making those important connections to take your career or business to the next level. Make yourself more competitive by improving your English through this Specialization: Improve Your English Communication Skills....
Improve Your English Communication Skills

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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