University of Michigan
Leading People and Teams Specialization
University of Michigan

Leading People and Teams Specialization

Leading Effectively. Learn proven management techniques in just four courses.

Taught in English

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Scott DeRue, Ph.D.
Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.
Cheri Alexander

Instructors: Scott DeRue, Ph.D.

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Specialization - 5 course series

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Create and communicate your vision as a leader

  • Manage talent to improve employee performance, development and retention

  • Use the Michigan Model of Leadership to define organizational goals

  • Create a high-quality team charter that enhances team performance

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Specialization - 5 course series

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 5 course series

Inspiring and Motivating Individuals

Course 114 hours4.8 (5,549 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to create a shared vision for your team and effectively communicate it to your teammates.

  • Set effective goals and expectations.Understand the most important needs and drivers of performance across cultures.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Human Resources
Category: Communication
Category: Leadership Development
Category: Leadership and Management

Managing Talent

Course 213 hours4.6 (2,333 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn best practices for selecting, recruiting, and onboarding talent.

  • Learn key approaches to measuring performance and evaluating your employees.

  • Understand the cycle of managing talent and creating a robust talent pipeline.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Human Resources
Category: Business Psychology
Category: Leadership and Management
Category: People Development
Category: Strategy and Operations
Category: Business Analysis
Category: Leadership Development
Category: People Analysis

Influencing People

Course 310 hours4.8 (3,926 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Gain influence tactics to become more persuasive and influential in working with your superiors, peers, and even subordinates.

  • Build and maintain high-quality relationships to maximize your informal power and ability to influence others.

  • Distinguish between influence and manipulation.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Business Communication
Category: Business Psychology
Category: Communication
Category: Influencing
Category: Leadership Development
Category: Human Learning
Category: Leadership and Management
Category: People Analysis
Category: People Development
Category: Strategy and Operations
Category: Marketing

Leading Teams

Course 410 hours4.8 (2,181 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to build your team, and improve teamwork and collaboration.

  • Establish roles, build structures, and manage decision making.

  • Manage critical team processes such as conflict resolution.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Collaboration
Category: Conflict Management
Category: Human Resources
Category: Leadership Development
Category: Leadership and Management
Category: People Development
Category: Strategy
Category: Strategy and Operations

Leading People and Teams Capstone

Course 52 hours4.8 (469 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Use content from the specialization to demonstrate your knowledge of key leadership skills.

  • Understand how you would approach a variety of leadership challenges at work, given your knowledge, expertise, and prior work experience.

  • Prepare for future job and promotion interviews by showcasing your leadership skills and experience.

Instructors

Scott DeRue, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
11 Courses140,141 learners
Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
15 Courses498,023 learners

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