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Learner Career Outcomes

31%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

24%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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University of Michigan

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Becoming a Visionary Leader

4 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 104 min), 9 readings, 2 quizzes
18 videos
01.02 - Reactions to Steve Jobs' Vision for Apple1m
01.03 - The Business Case for Visionary Leadership7m
01.04 - How a Clear Vision Creates Energy2m
01.05 - Why Do We Do What We Do?9m
01.06 - How Starting with WHY is Essential2m
01.07 - What Does Success Look Like?7m
01.08 - How Must We Act to Ensure Success?13m
01.09 - Does Jobs Answer the Three Questions?2m
01.10 - Part 1: Visionary Language15m
01.11 - Part 2: Visionary Language - Reflecting on Dead Poets Society3m
01.12 - Part 3: Visionary Language - MLK Speech2m
01.13 - Developing a Vision for Your Team1m
01.14 - Verbals and Non-Verbals7m
01.15 - Part 2: Verbal and Non-Verbals9m
01.16 - How to Design your Office to Reinforce your Vision2m
01.17 - Learn to be Charismatic7m
01.18 - Recap: Becoming a Visionary Leader4m
9 readings
Help us learn more about you!10m
Steve Jobs Video, Part 12m
Introduction to Rich Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations2m
Steve Jobs Video, Part 27m
Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream..." Speech10m
Steve Ballmer Video3m
Michigan Model of Leadership12m
Notice for Auditing Learners: Assignment Submission10m
Unit Lecture Slides
1 practice exercise
Strategies for visionary leadership30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Setting Effective Goals and Expectations

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 52 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
02.02 - The Risks of Stretch Goals8m
02.03 - SMART Goals5m
02.04 - Limitations of SMART Goals12m
02.05 - Making Goals Meaningful6m
02.06 - Setting SMART and Meaningful Goals2m
02.07 - Autonomy and Skill Variety5m
02.08 - Recap: Setting Effective Goals5m
4 readings
Basketball Video2m
How Customers Can Rally Your Troops12m
Videos for Mobile Users5m
Unit Lecture Slides
1 practice exercise
Setting Effective Goals30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Understanding Human Needs and Drivers of Performance Across Cultures

2 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
12 videos
03.02 - Drivers of Performance and Motivation6m
03.03 - The Business Case for Employee Management5m
03.04 - Understanding Human Needs to Motivate People17m
03.05 - Understanding People's Needs to Drive Motivation53s
03.06 - Drivers of Satisfaction vs. Dissatisfaction6m
03.07 - How to Diagnose if Someone is Satisfied or Dissatisfied at Work3m
03.08 - Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Motivators16m
03.09 - How to Create Meaning at Work13m
03.10 - Exercise: Backward Mapping Values and Needs from Behavior4m
03.11 - 4 Major Motivation Traps14m
03.12 - Recap: Drivers of Performance5m
1 reading
Unit Lecture Slides
1 practice exercise
Motivation and Drivers of Performance30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Aligning Rewards and Behavior

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 72 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
04.02 - The Folly of Rewarding A while Hoping for B7m
04.03 - Types of Reinforcement14m
04.04 - Managing by Fear2m
04.05 - Schedules of Reinforcement9m
04.06 - Functions of a Performance Appraisal4m
04.07 - Challenges of a Performance Appraisal8m
04.08 - Providing Critical Performance Feedback2m
04.09 - Giving Critical Performance Feedback2m
04.10 - Seeking Performance Feedback2m
04.11 - Seeking Feedback and Performance Appraisals3m
04.12 - Recap: Aligning Rewards with Behaviors2m
7 readings
Video for Mobile Users3m
Video for Mobile Users4m
Video for Mobile Users3m
Ditch Performance Reviews? How About Learn How to Do Them Well?”10m
Video for Mobile Users2m
Unit Lecture Slides
Post-course Survey10m
1 practice exercise
Aligning Rewards and Behaviors30m

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