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Kursa nosaukums: Introduction to Public Speaking
Kursa sākums: pēc izvēles
Kursa ilgums: 5 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: The University of Washington
Kursa apraksts: 
This course gives you a reliable model for preparing and delivering effective presentations.
In business, in school, and in public life, we are often called upon to “make a few comments.” Often, people tasked with such speeches become flummoxed. They might not know what to talk about, or ramble without making a point, or simply be confusing to listen to. This course is designed to help you shine where others falter.
We’ll learn how organize talks clearly, write them memorably, and deliver them confidently. By the end of the course, you should be able to significantly reduce your fear of public speaking, use rehearsal techniques to develop a strong, vibrant speaking voice, and perform speeches with dynamic movement and gestures. The speech model that we’ll practice is useful for briefings, elevator talks, interviews, and even as a structure for hour-long presentations.
If you’re a beginner, this course will help you quickly master the fundamentals of speaking. If you’re a seasoned speaker, this course will help you better understand public speaking and push you to the next level.

Kā atrast kursu: https://www.coursera.org/learn/public-speaking


Kursa nosaukums: Conflict Resolution Skills
Kursa sākums: pēc izvēles
Kursa ilgums: 3 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: University of London
Kursa apraksts: 
Resolving conflict in a positive manner is a skill than can be developed and practiced.  Being heard can be one of the most important goals of someone engaged in conflict.  Knowing how to listen and deploy appropriate communication tactics is determinative of whether a conflict will have a positive or negative resolution.  Examine listening skills, appropriate and strategic verbal and non-verbal communication skills, and how to assemble a conflict management plan likely to yield positive resolutions.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
1.Use active learning skills when dealing with conflict
2.Choose appropriate communication tactics when dealing with conflict
3.Create a usable plan for managing conflict
 
Kā atrast kursu: https://www.coursera.org/learn/conflict-resolution-skills 
Kursa nosaukums: Applied Scrum for Project Management
Kursa sākums: pēc izvēles
Kursa ilgums: 4 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: The University System of Maryland
Kursa apraksts: 
Scrum and Agile are often considered synonymous, and there is good reason. Scrum embodies the simplest and most pure approach to managing project work at the team level and is employed by over half of all Agile practitioners across all industries. Consider the below statistics:
  • Today nearly 100% of IT organizations use Agile and many other industries are quickly following
  • The likelihood of being on a Scrum or Scrum-like project is quickly approaching 50/50 or better over time.
In this course we start by learning the key project management processes, roles, mechanics, and philosophies behind Scrum. This gives you the basic understanding you'll need in the Mastering Agile Professional Certificate program to learn principles at the heart of all Agile frameworks. This will provide the basis for understanding Agile in its purest form over four weeks exploring Why, Who, How, and finally What Scrum looks like applied in the real world.
 
Kā atrast kursu: https://www.classcentral.com/course/edx-applied-scrum-for-project-management-11917
Kursa nosaukums: Fundamentals of Project Planning and Management
Kursa sākums: 2019.gada 2.septembris
Kursa ilgums: 4 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: The University of Virginia
Kursa apraksts: 
Projects are all around us. Virtually every organization runs projects, either formally or informally. We are engaged in projects at home and at work. Across settings, planning principles and execution methodologies can offer ways in which projects can be run more effectively and efficiently. Project management provides organizations (and individuals) with the language and the frameworks for scoping projects, sequencing activities, utilizing resources, and minimizing risks.
This is an introductory course on the key concepts of planning and executing projects. We will identify factors that lead to project success, and learn how to plan, analyze, and manage projects. Learners will be exposed to state-of-the-art methodologies and to considering the challenges of various types of projects.
 
Kā atrast kursuhttps://www.classcentral.com/course/coursera-fundamentals-of-project-planning-and-management-3292  
Kursa nosaukums: Preparing to Manage Human Resources
Kursa sākums: 2019.gada 2.septembris
Kursa ilgums: 4 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: The University of Minnesota
Kursa apraksts: 
One way or another, all employees are managed. But approaches to managing employees varying from employee-to-employee, job-to-job, manager-to-manager, organization-to-organization, and country-to-country. This course provides a foundation for developing your own approach to skillfully managing employees by illustrating alternative human resource management (HRM) strategies, introducing the importance of the legal context, and thinking about what motivates employees. This will then give you the factual and conceptual basis for developing specific, critical HRM skills in subsequent courses on hiring employees, managing performance, and rewarding employees. Don't know anything about HRM? That's OK! Leave this course with a new-found understanding of the range of options available for managing employees, a grasp of what makes workers tick, and the readiness to develop your own HRM skills.

Kā atrast kursu: https://www.classcentral.com/course/coursera-preparing-to-manage-human-resources-5462
Kursa nosaukums: Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence
Kursa sākums: 2019.gada 9.septembris
Kursa ilgums: 8 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: Case Western Reserve University
Kursa apraksts: 
Emotional intelligence, hope, mindfulness, and compassion help a person reverse the damage of chronic stress and build great leadership relationships. The Positive and Negative Emotional Attractors inspire sustained, desired change and learning at many levels.

Kā atrast kursuhttps://www.classcentral.com/course/coursera-inspiring-leadership-through-emotional-intelligence-710

Kursa nosaukums: Managing People: Connecting Motivation and Performance
Kursa sākums: 2019.gada 14.oktobris
Kursa ilgums: 4 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: University of Reading
Kursa apraksts:
Explore connections between job satisfaction, performance and more
What are the connections between attitudes, motivation, job satisfaction, well-being, stress and performance at work? Find out with this course.
You will explore humanist ideas of management that emphasise the importance of motivations. You will also consider the effects of stress: developing an understanding of stress models, reflecting on what contributes to stress in the workplace and evaluating the value of stress management interventions. You should finish the course feeling able to apply your learning to your own management practice.
This course is for entry level managers with no formal management education. You don’t need any knowledge of management theory.
 
Kā atrast kursu: https://www.classcentral.com/course/futurelearn-managing-people-connecting-motivation-and-performance-12718
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Kursa nosaukums: Improving Communication Skills
Kursa sākums: pēc izvēles
Kursa ilgums: 
4 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: The University of Pennsylvania
Kursa apraksts: 

Learn how to communicate more effectively at work and achieve your goals. Taught by award-winning Wharton professor and best-selling author Maurice Schweitzer, Improving Communications Skills is an essential course designed to give you both the tools you need to improve your communication skills, and the most successful strategies for using them to your advantage. You'll learn how to discover if someone is lying (and how to react if they are), how to develop trust, the best method of communication for negotiation, and how to apologize. You'll also learn when to cooperate and when to compete, how to create persuasive messages, ask thoughtful questions, engage in active listening, and choose the right medium (face-to-face conversation, video conference, phone call, or email) for your messages. By the end of the course, you'll be able to understand what others want, respond strategically to their wants and needs, craft convincing and clear messages, and develop the critical communication skills you need to get ahead in business and in life. 


Kā atrast kursu: https://www.coursera.org/learn/wharton-communication-skills

Kursa nosaukums: Excel Skills for Business: Essentials
Kursa sākums: pēc izvēles
Kursa ilgums: 6 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: Macquarie University
Kursa apraksts: 
In this first course of the specialization Excel Skills for Business you will learn the Essentials of Microsoft Excel. Within six weeks, you will learn to expertly navigate the Excel user interface, perform basic calculations with formulas and functions, professionally format spreadsheets, and create visualizations of data through charts and graphs.
Whether you are self-taught and want to fill in the gaps for better efficiency and productivity, or whether you have never used Excel before, this course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident user and develop more advanced skills in later courses.
We have brought together a great teaching team that will be with you every step of the way. A broad range of practice quizzes and challenges will provide great opportunities to build up your skillset. Work through each new challenge with our team and in no time you will surprise yourself with how far you have come.
Spreadsheet software is one of the most ubiquitous pieces of software used in workplaces across the world. Learning to confidently operate this software means adding a highly valuable asset to your employability portfolio. At a time when digital skills jobs are growing much faster than non-digital jobs, make sure to position yourself ahead of the rest by adding Excel skills to your employment portfolio.

Kā atrast kursu: https://www.coursera.org/learn/excel-essentials
Kursa nosaukums: Global Energy and Climate Policy
Kursa sākums: pēc izvēles
Kursa piedāvātājs: University of London
Kursa apraksts: 
The Global Energy and Climate Policy course offers an introduction to the theoretical and practical understanding of how energy and climate change policies are designed, shaped, advocated and implemented. As energy markets go truly global, domestic energy policies are becoming more and more entangled with wider issues of international governance. Concurrently, the urgent need to mitigate and adapt to climate change and transition to a low-carbon future is adding a further layer of complexity.
The course is aimed broadly at people interested in learning more about interconnected issues in energy and climate policy globally. It assumes a level of interest but no necessary previous knowledge. However, the course also offers sufficient up to date research and new critical perspectives to be of interest to people with expertise in or academic familiarity with the topic as well.
The main aim of the course is to provide this wide-ranging introduction in a self-contained, but in-depth form, alongside the important practical skills necessary to understand and discuss energy and climate policy, and lay the groundwork for greater engagement in the future – either through academic study, in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.

Kā atrast kursu: https://www.coursera.org/learn/globalenergyandclimatepolicy
 
Kursa nosaukums: Framework for Data Collection and Analysis
Kursa sākums: pēc izvēles
Kursa ilgums: 4 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: University of Maryland
Kursa apraksts: 
This course will provide you with an overview over existing data products and a good understanding of the data collection landscape. With the help of various examples you will learn how to identify which data sources likely matches your research question, how to turn your research question into measurable pieces, and how to think about an analysis plan. Furthermore this course will provide you with a general framework that allows you to not only understand each step required for a successful data collection and analysis, but also help you to identify errors associated with different data sources. You will learn some metrics to quantify each potential error, and thus you will have tools at hand to describe the quality of a data source. Finally we will introduce different large scale data collection efforts done by private industry and government agencies, and review the learned concepts through these examples. This course is suitable for beginners as well as those that know about one particular data source, but not others, and are looking for a general framework to evaluate data products.
 
Kā atrast kursu: https://www.coursera.org/learn/data-collection-framework
 
Kursa nosaukums: Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance
Kursa sākums: 2019.gada 7.oktobris
Kursa ilgums: 6 nedēļas
Kursa piedāvātājs: Monash University
Kursa apraksts: 
Learn mindfulness techniques to reduce stress and improve performance
Stressed by the pace of modern life? Mindfulness might be the answer.
Research shows that when you’re not deliberately paying attention to something, your brain goes into default mode causing increased anxiety and poor communication. Mindfulness can help end this unproductive behaviour. On this course, you’ll learn how to incorporate mindfulness practices into your life, to reduce stress and improve your personal and professional happiness.
This mindfuless course is for anyone looking to benefit from mindfulness. No previous experience of mindfulness is required. We will explain how mindfulness works, but above all this is a practical course. We will ask you to explore different mindfulness techniques and reflect on your experience.
This course is not designed to be therapeutic for significant health problems so if you have any concerns in this regard then it is recommended that you speak to a suitably qualified health practitioner.

Kā atrast kursu: https://www.classcentral.com/course/futurelearn-mindfulness-for-wellbeing-and-peak-performance-3714