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Interpersonal Skills - Advanced Soft Skills

Improve your emotional intelligence and brainstorming skills, and overcome social anxiety with this free online course.

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This free online course, Interpersonal Skills - Advanced Soft Skills, will you through the hurdles of gaining essential job skills. Learn how to build your emotional intelligence, organize effective brainstorming sessions, participate effectively in group discussions, become more persuasive, and overcome social anxiety. Begin this course today and upskill yourself!
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    4-5 Hours
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This free online course, Interpersonal Skills - Advanced Soft Skills will help you to upgrade your interpersonal skills set to achieve personal success in the workplace and personal relationships. This course will begin with a discussion on the elements and dimensions of emotional intelligence and various ways of improving your emotional intelligence quotient (EQ).

Then, you will study the traditional and advanced brainstorming techniques for online collaboration and virtual teams, and the factors that affect the success of brainstorming sessions. Next, you will take a look at the vital aspects of group discussions and tips for participating effectively in group discussions. Finally, you will study the variables of the persuasion process, the effects of glossophobia on effective communication, and techniques for overcoming social anxiety disorders.

This free online course from Alison will enable you to study the vital aspects of interpersonal skills to enable you to achieve more productive relations in and out of the workplace. This course is ideal for students, researchers, and professionals who are interested in upskilling themselves and maintaining healthier relationships. Begin this course today and take your interpersonal skills set to the next level.

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Discuss the elements of emotional intelligence
  • Analyze the process of brainwriting
  • Examine various brainstorming techniques
  • Identify various factors affecting brainstorming sessions
  • Recognize the aspects of group discussions
  • Identify the various types of group discussions
  • Recognize the characteristics of the persuasion process
  • Discuss the effects of psychological states on decision-making styles
  • Examine the effects of glossophobia on communication
  • Identify the challenges in overcoming social anxiety


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