Soft skills are difficult to learn and can take years to hone and develop. Get the hard facts on soft skills by earning a Clemson University MBA Leadership Certificate. Led by Gail DePriest, this adult learning program focuses on the competency areas most requested by our corporate partners and embraces the philosophy of appreciation for position, people and potential. This is a 6-week, online, interactive course with work-related field assignments and sharing of success stories.Includes access to our private, online classroom and all materials.
Key Learning Objectives
It begins with you. Before you can inspire or lead anyone, you must fully understand and manage yourself. Find out more about what motivates you while learning to create a framework for managing the chaos. Topics include self-awareness, time management and stress management.
Understand the importance of supporting others—your direct reports, peers and upper management. Increase your emotional intelligence, tell a compelling story about your project and make creative contributions to your organization. Topics include emotional intelligence and creativity.
What do others need from you? Learn to prepare for more effective conversations with colleagues and management providing updates, gaining clarifications on expectations, and goals. Topics include consultative reporting, reputation management and coaching practices.