Advancing Your Interpersonal Skills | Free Online Course | Alison

Advancing Your Interpersonal Skills

Learn how to manage group dynamics, and develop your negotiation skills and assertiveness from this free online course.

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This free online course, Advancing Your Interpersonal Skills, will teach you about various techniques and strategies for building your soft skills in the workplace. Learn how to improve group dynamics, negotiate like an expert, become more assertive for effective communication, and overcome stage fright. Start this course today and give your interpersonal skills a boost!
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    4-5 Hours
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Upscale your interpersonal skills set with this free online course, Advancing Your Interpersonal Skills. This course aims at teaching guaranteed strategies for developing your core soft skills to help you achieve productivity and maintain productive relationships. This course begins by analyzing the characteristics of team dynamics, and the theories and stages of group dynamics, and the challenges of groupthink.

Then, you will study the performance anxiety disorder which results in stage fright as well as the causes of stage fright and the strategies for overcoming stage fright. Next, you will learn about the Death by PowerPoint phenomenon in presentations and effective ways to avoid it. Finally, you will discuss techniques of becoming a better negotiator and how to improve your assertiveness for effective communication in interpersonal relationships.

This free online course from Alison will unravel ways of building your interpersonal skills set to enable you maintain healthier relationships in and out of the workplace. This course is ideal for students, researchers, and professionals who are interested in improving their interpersonal relations. Start this course today and advance your interpersonal skills set to a professional standard.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the characteristics of team dynamics

  • Analyze the theories of group development

  • Identify the causes of stage fright

  • Indicate the strategies and therapies for dealing with stage fright

  • Discuss the techniques for avoiding Death by PowerPoint in presentations

  • Analyze the prerequisites for improving negotiation skills

  • Identify the stages of negotiation

  • Evaluate an effective negotiation strategy

  • Recognize the benefits of assertiveness in communication

  • Discuss the effects of passive-aggressive behavior in interpersonal relations


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