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Specialization
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Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 5-7 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Change ManagementNegotiationLeadershipPerformance Management
Specialization
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, 5-7 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
3 videos (Total 6 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Know More about Professor Jack Goncalo1m
Know More About Professor Jeff Loewenstein1m
Reading6 readings
Syllabus10m
Information About the Case Study Activity10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz20m
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Module 1 Negotiation

This module will examine the three core skills necessary for everyday leaders to negotiate effectively and how these three core skills can be used to influence others to want to do what we need them to do.  ...
Reading
8 videos (Total 53 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video8 videos
Lecture 1-1.1: Building Value10m
Lecture 1-1.2: Acquiring Information10m
Lecture 1-1.3: Claiming Value7m
Lecture 1-1.4: Exploding Offers7m
Module 1 Case Study Activity Debrief Video10m
Module 1 Summary3m
Like this course? Learn more with the iMBA! (optional)1m
Reading3 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
Module 1 Case Study Activity10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz for Concepts of Negotiation4m
Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 1 Debriefing2m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 2: Performance Management

This module will focus on how a performance management system needs to be designed by leaders in order to collect useful information about performance.  We will also consider how that information can be used by everyday leaders to provide feedback and coaching that is appropriately influential. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 48 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Lecture 2-1.1: The System9m
Lecture 2-1.2: Sources of Information9m
Lecture 2-1.3: The Heart of Performance Evaluation5m
Lecture 2-1.4: Gamification8m
Module 2 Case Study Activity Debrief Video9m
Module 2 Summary4m
Reading3 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
Module 2 Case Study Activity10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz for Concepts of Performance Management4m
Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 2 Debriefing2m
Graded Quiz over Modules 1 & 210m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Module 3: Conflict Management

This module will consider the role of professional third parties – what these professional third parties do to resolve conflict and how everyday leaders can adapt what professional third parties know and do to be more effective at managing conflicts around them.  ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 50 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Lecture 3-1.1: Intervening in a Conflict6m
Lecture 3-1.2: Types of Third Parties10m
Lecture 3-1.3: Perceived Justice10m
Lecture 3-1.4: Emotional Intelligence8m
Module 3 Case Study Activity Debrief Video8m
Module 3 Summary4m
Reading3 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
Module 3 Case Study Activity10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz for Concepts of Conflict Management4m
Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 3 Debriefing2m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 4: Leading Organizational Change

This module will highlight what it takes for everyday leaders to successfully lead a change initiative, why others are likely to resist change, how everyday leaders can use inclusiveness to make the implementation of change more successful, and how everyday leaders can manage potential chaos during the unfolding over time of a change initiative implementation. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total 46 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
Video7 videos
Lecture 4-1.1: Making the Decision8m
Lecture 4-1.2: Implementing the Decision11m
Lecture 4-1.3: Vision4m
Module 4 Case Study Activity Debrief Video14m
Module 4 Summary3m
Course Farewell2m
Reading3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Module 4 Case Study Activity10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz for Concepts of Leading Organizational Change4m
Confirmation Question to Access the Case Study Activity 4 Debriefing2m
Graded Quiz over Modules 3 & 410m
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Top Reviews

By SRMay 20th 2017

Excellent learning. These kind of courses really help an individual learn and implement what leaders in organizations do. The best part of this was the Emotional Intelligence and the Negotiation part.

By AOOct 18th 2017

This course has been an eye opener for me; a really great experience in deed. The faculty is lovely, and professor Gregory Northcraft knows how to keep you engaged virtually.\n\nThank you Coursera.

Instructors

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Gregory Northcraft

Professor of Business Administration and Harry J. Gray Professor of Executive Leadership
College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Jack Goncalo

Professor
Department of Business Administration
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Jeffrey Loewenstein

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior
Department of Business Administration
Graduation Cap

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

About the Strategic Leadership and Management Specialization

Enhance leadership and business skills for immediate impact. Practice everyday leadership, manage people, learn and apply concepts and techniques to effectively manage organizations through organizational design, and formulate and implement strategy. Through the courses in this specialization, you will learn the fundamentals to effectively lead people and teams, manage organizations as well as tools to analyze business situations and develop strategies. The Specialization covers the strategic, human resource, and organizational foundations for creating and capturing value for sustainable competitive advantage – including how to manage people and organizations, analyze the competition, and develop strategies both within a business and across a portfolio of businesses. The capstone is a strategic leadership and management plan where you’ll apply what you will learn to an actual business situation with participation by one or more focal companies. The deliverable will be designed to create value from the perspective of potential employers while achieving pedagogical and experiential goals for learners. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program. You can also start with for-credit courses within the Illinois iMBA degree program....
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