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.

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

Instructors: Scott DeRue, Ph.D.

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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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1 month at 10 hours a week
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Specialization - 5 course series

Inspiring and Motivating Individuals

Course 114 hours4.8 (5,556 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: Leadership Dynamics
Category: Leadership
Category: Management
Category: Team Management

Managing Talent

Course 213 hours4.6 (2,335 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: Onboarding
Category: Talent Management
Category: Coaching
Category: Recruitment

Influencing People

Course 310 hours4.8 (3,928 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: goal setting
Category: Communication
Category: Leadership
Category: Leadership Development

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: Team Building
Category: Leadership
Category: Management
Category: Coaching
Category: Team Management

Leading People and Teams Capstone

Course 52 hours4.8 (473 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.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Leadership
Category: Management
Category: Social Skills
Category: Influencer Marketing

Instructors

Scott DeRue, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
11 Courses141,036 learners
Maxim Sytch, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
15 Courses500,003 learners

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