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LinkedIn Learning

Master In-Demand Professional Soft Skills

via LinkedIn Learning Path

Overview

What does every hiring manager look for in an employee? Set yourself apart from the pack by getting the essential soft skills--abilities that help people interact effectively with others--that employers value most, from communication fundamentals and being a team player to advancing your critical thinking skills.
  • Build a solid process for achieving your goals and bouncing back from challenging situations.
  • Learn to communicate, listen, and work well with team members and peers.
  • Think critically as a problem solver.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Developing Your Emotional Intelligence
-Learn how to enhance your personal performance and build effective relationships at work by developing emotional intelligence.

Course 2: Building Resilience
-Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your "resiliency threshold," with these training techniques.

Course 3: Embracing Unexpected Change
-Improve how you deal with change in your professional and personal life. Learn how to put change in the proper context, create the right perspective, and become more resilient.

Course 4: Critical Thinking for Better Judgment and Decision-Making
-Teach your team how to think critically. Learn how to use critical thinking to avoid fallacies, spot biases, craft better arguments, hone judgment, and improve decision-making.

Course 5: Why Trust Matters with Rachel Botsman
-Explore ways to identify and address trust issues in your personal and professional life.

Course 6: Teamwork Foundations
-Learn the qualities of effective teams and the role you, as a team member, play in creating a healthy, productive team.

Course 7: Communication Foundations
-Build your communication skills. Learn how to communicate more effectively in professional situations, including meetings, email, and presentations.

Course 8: Effective Listening
-Communications experts Tatiana Kolovou and Brenda Bailey-Hughes help you assess your listening skills and develop more-effective listening behaviors.

Course 9: Persuading Others
-Ensure that your ideas get a fair hearing by cultivating your persuasion skills. Discover how to establish credibility and how make it easier for people to respond with a "yes."

Course 10: Writing in Plain Language
-Learn to write in plain language and help your readers understand and act on your documents and content.

Course 11: Banish Your Inner Critic to Unleash Creativity
-Express your most creative self—minus the fear and self-doubt. Learn how to banish your inner critic to unleash maximum creativity.

Courses

Taught by

Gemma Leigh Roberts, Tatiana Kolovou, Todd Dewett, PhD, Becki Saltzman, Rachel Botsman, Chris Croft, Brenda Bailey-Hughes, Dorie Clark, Leslie O'Flahavan and Denise Jacobs

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