University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Professional Success Skills Specialization
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Success Skills Specialization

Develop professional business skills for success. In this specialization, you'll learn how to recognize ethical dimensions and dilemmas in organizational decision-making, engage in creative problem-solving, succeed in a team environment, communicate with other members of the organization, and appreciate and exhibit leadership.

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Specialization - 4 course series

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4.6

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2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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Specialization - 4 course series

Get in-depth knowledge of a subject

4.6

(35 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 4 course series

Ethics, Culture, and Global Perspectives

Course 114 hours4.7 (61 ratings)

What you'll learn

Skills you'll gain

Category: Diversity (Business)
Category: Decision-Making
Category: Organizational Ethics
Category: Culture

Teamwork and Creativity

Course 223 hours4.6 (34 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Enhance your ability and opportunity to work creatively within an organization

    Understand the importance and role of teamwork within an organization

Skills you'll gain

Category: Communication In Small Groups
Category: Creativity
Category: Storytelling
Category: Brainstorming
Category: team work

What you'll learn

  • Communicate using common organizational language, concepts, and frameworks useful for decision-making and problem-solving

Skills you'll gain

Category: Decision-Making
Category: Business Communication
Category: Business Presentations

Leadership

Course 411 hours4.8 (49 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Develop and strengthen your capacity to lead and recognize leadership exhibited by those around you in the organization

Skills you'll gain

Category: Decision-Making
Category: Business Communication
Category: Leadership

Instructor

Gies College of Business, University of Illinois
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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