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Specialization
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Advanced Level

Advanced Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese...
Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Advanced Level

Advanced Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Welcome

...
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 6 readings
Video1 video
Reading6 readings
Course Icon Legend3m
Syllabus10m
Writing Assignment Choices15m
Discussion Forum Guidelines10m
Required Materials10m
Pre-Course Survey10m
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Communication

Learn to give and receive feedback, actively listen, provide supportive communication and how to coach and counsel your team members. ...
Reading
11 videos (Total 33 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
Video11 videos
Coaching vs Counseling5m
Providing Feedback2m
Consequences of Unskilled Communication3m
Strategies for Supportive Communication2m
Active Listening4m
Receiving Feedback2m
Communication Style1m
Tool box: Feedback Checklist3m
Dave's Journaling Topic - The Hammer2m
Summary1m
Reading3 readings
Required Readingm
Journaling Introduction10m
Journaling Topic30m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Coaching, Counseling & Feedback10m
Listening Skills10m
Journaling Reflective Quiz8m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Building Power and Influence

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Reading
9 videos (Total 31 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
Video9 videos
What Is It and Why Do We Want It?2m
Sources of Power5m
Influence Strategies5m
Neutralizing Influence Strategies8m
Self Assessment Discussionm
Tool box - The Power of Saying Thank You2m
Dave's Journaling Topic - Upward Selling Story2m
Summary2m
Reading2 readings
Required Readingm
Journaling Topic20m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Sources of Power and Influence10m
Influence Strategies10m
Journaling Reflective Quiz4m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3
Hours to complete
6 hours to complete

Managing Conflict

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Reading
9 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
Video9 videos
Sources and Effects of Conflict3m
Conflict Management Styles7m
Collaborative Problem Solving6m
Collaborative Problem Solving, Summarized3m
Tool box - Ladder of Inference5m
Self-Assessments1m
Dave's Journaling Topic - Ineffective Problem Solving Example2m
Summary1m
Reading2 readings
Required Reading30m
Journaling Topic20m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Conflict Management Styles10m
Collaborative Problem Solving10m
Journaling Reflective Quiz2m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Conducting Effective Meetings

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Reading
9 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
Video9 videos
Types of Meetings2m
Purposes of Meetings2m
Pre-Meeting Planning3m
Conducting the Meeting4m
Post Meeting Actions1m
Tool box: Getting out of the Ditch3m
Dave's Journaling Topic - Ineffective Meeting Example2m
Summary1m
Reading3 readings
Required Reading30m
Journaling Topic30m
End-Course Survey10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Types and Purposes of Meetings6m
Meeting Preparation and Conduct6m
Journaling Reflective Quiz2m
Module 4 Quiz30m
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Top Reviews

By EAJan 26th 2018

Very good course. I recommend it to all the Engineers with all levels of experience.

Instructor

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David Van Kleeck

Professor in the Practice of Engineering Leadership
Rice Center for Engineering Leadership

About Rice University

Rice University is consistently ranked among the top 20 universities in the U.S. and the top 100 in the world. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy....

About the Leadership Development for Engineers Specialization

Engineers wanting to advance their careers must be able to lead teams effectively. This Specialization is designed for professional engineers who are interested in advancing into leadership and management roles. You’ll develop awareness of your own strengths and weaknesses as a leader, and you’ll learn to leverage your strengths and control for your weaknesses when you’re placed in charge of a team or project. You’ll also learn to manage relationships with your team members and colleagues through proven coaching, mentoring, and conflict resolution techniques, and you’ll master goal-setting and planning methods designed to set you and your team up for success. Finally, you’ll learn how to set up a creative environment for your team, and how to motivate each team member to reach his or her potential....
Leadership Development for Engineers

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