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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Module 1

6 videos (Total 91 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Three Total Leadership Principles11m
Be Real, Be Whole, Be Innovative15m
The Six Profiles19m
The Story of Tom Tierney17m
Tom Tierney Skills Analysis18m
2 readings
Self-Assessment of 18 Total Leadership Skills10m
Module 1 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz: Introduction and Tom Tierney20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Module 2

4 videos (Total 80 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Sheryl Sandberg Skills Analysis24m
The Story of Eric Greitens19m
Eric Greitens Skills Analysis18m
1 reading
Module 2 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz: Sheryl Sandberg and Eric Greitens20m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Module 3

4 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Michelle Obama Skills Analysis23m
The Story of Julie Foudy13m
Julie Foudy Skills Analysis16m
1 reading
Module 3 Readings10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz: Michelle Obama and Julie Foudy20m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Module 4

3 videos (Total 58 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Bruce Springsteen Skills Analysis21m
Course Conclusion15m
2 readings
Module 4 Readings10m
Survey for those who have finished the Specialization10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz: Bruce Springsteen and Conclusion20m
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Top reviews from Leading the Life You Want

By KGJul 25th 2017

My second favorite course in the Achieving Professional and Personal Success. Everyone can benefit from this course. I really liked having to identify my strengths in leadership!

By TGSep 25th 2018

in this wonderful course, by knowing exemplary life of some distinguished people, I found my inspiration to do many things in better way. thank you so much Professor!

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Stewart D. Friedman

Practice Professor of Management and Director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project
The Wharton School

About University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

About the Achieving Personal and Professional Success Specialization

Based on four of the most popular courses taught at the Wharton School, Achieving Personal and Professional Success is designed to introduce the tools and techniques for defining and achieving success at home and at work. You'll learn how to find your passion and core values, how to apply these values to your own life, how to work well with others, how to communicate effectively, how to set goals, how to use influence to achieve these goals, and even how to say you are sorry. Through exercises, self-diagnostic surveys, quizzes, and many case studies, you'll discover how to define not only what you want, but also the best way to get it. While many business courses cover topics related to successful organizational practices, these courses provide key insights into successful personal practices, whether you are in the office or in your home. We all bring ourselves to work every day, and these courses will help you be your best self wherever you are....
Achieving Personal and Professional Success

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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