What does it mean to be influential? How does one persuade others to pursue a unified goal? How does one leverage power? In this course, you’ll learn how to develop influence and to become more effective in achieving your organizational goals. Professor Cade Massey of the Wharton School has designed this course to help you understand the framework of power and influence and the dynamics of effective networks, and shows you how to develop your skills of persuasion and leverage. By the end of this course, you’ll know your own strengths and how to use them to get what you need, how to gain power and influence, and how to leverage relationships and alliances to achieve your goals in both business and in life.
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Approx. 13 hours to complete
Approx. 13 hours to complete
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INFLUENCE
I worked with my corporate leaders. This course helped me understand why they act the way they act, as well as helping to improve my people skill and understanding my bottomline as a professional.
This Influence course takes a different approach, and while it takes awhile to appreciate, I ended up really liking it! I won't spoil the surprises, but nevertheless, this is a course not to miss!
The information provided was very helpful and beneficial, and presented in a very interesting way. Many tools were provided to help both personally and professionally.
Excellent course. Great skills for everyone interested in understanding how power works and how to be a more influential individual in general.
Great course. Long enough to get into the meat of the issues but short enough to keep your attention. Nice mix of content. Highly recommend.
Change my point of view regarding in source of communications and added enormous amount of motivation to use provided tools.
The best in the series. Very informative with lots of advice that I could have started to apply immediately.
Very useful, mostly theoretical but very useful. Not much about influence in terms of negotiation skills...
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
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When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
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.
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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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