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Beginner Level
Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

Skills you will gain

Personal BrandingPlanningSocial CapitalSelf-Motivation

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

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.
Beginner Level
Approx. 11 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

3 hours to complete

Introduction to the Science of Success: What Researchers Know that You Should Know

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 84 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Welcome and Why I Created this Course10m
What is Success?23m
What Predicts Success? Myths and Realities15m
Interview with Vic Strecher, University of Michigan Professor of Public Health, discussing the importance of finding purpose in life and work. This video complements required video 2 (What is Success?).34m
5 readings
About the Professor10m
How to Earn a Course Certificate10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Optional Companion Book10m
Optional Reading from Companion Book10m
1 practice exercise
Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Power of Beliefs

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 41 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
How the Growth Mindset Reduces Negative Impacts of Prejudice12m
What Are Positive Core Self-Evaluations and How Can they Help You Succeed and Make More Money, Too14m
1 reading
Chapter 2: The Power of Beliefs10m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

The Power of Expertise

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 47 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
What Separate Experts from Non-Experts?19m
How You Can Become an Expert through Purposeful, Deliberate Practice16m
1 reading
Chapter 3: The Power of Expertise10m
1 practice exercise
Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

The Power of Self-Motivation

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
What is Grit, Why Do Gritty People Succeed, and How Can You Develop Your Grit10m
3 readings
Conscientiousness and Grit Assessment10m
Chapter 4: The Power of Self-Motivation10m
Collette and Collettey’s Cookie Business10m
1 practice exercise
Week 430m

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