Last updated : 07 Aug 2016

Career Edge: Communication and Teamwork

Summary

This career development course will teach you how to effectively communicate, collaborate, and resolve conflicts with colleagues and become a stellar team member. You?ll learn through real-world examples and scenarios, which will enable you to be ready to collaborate on day one of your next job or project.

Programme

This is the second course in the five-part Career Edge Fullbridge XSeries, designed to prepare student for career success.

Recommended  Course  Schedule

Week 1:

Section 0: Course Introduction

Meet the course team and learn how to navigate the course

Section 1: Fundamentals of Communication Learn the broad strokes of professional communication and how to structure effective messages, reach your audiences, and resolve professional conflicts

Week 2:

Section 2: Communication Strategies

Familiarize yourself with professional communication strategies for in-person communication, presenting, and emailing

Week 3:

Section 3: Effective Teamwork and Project Planning.

Apply the communication skills you have learned to effective teamwork and project management

Week 4:

Section 4: Course Exam

Demonstrate your mastery in the final assessment

Learning outcomes

This career development course will teach you how to effectively communicate, collaborate, and resolve conflicts with colleagues and become a stellar team member.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Choose appropriate communication styles and formats for different audiences and situations
  • Structure email and PowerPoint communications for maximum impact
  • Form an effective team and build a project plan
  • Identify points of conflict and facilitate resolution
  • Plan and facilitate effective team meetings
  • Use known techniques and practices to improve group collaboration
  • Be able to disagree constructively with peers

Teaching-Learning methodology

Course Components:Videos Readings delve into key concepts and scenarios that will help to deepen your understandingInfographicsAssessments (learning checks, end of section assessments, the final assessment, discussion questions, individual reflection, drag and drop exercises, self-assessments, annotation exercises)

Assessment

Assessments: learning checks, end of section assessments, the final assessment, discussion questions, individual reflection, drag and drop exercises, self assessments, annotation exercises.An instructor-signed certificate with the institution's logo (29$).

  • Soft skills Communication, Teamwork
  • Language English
  • Other languages (eg. Subtitles) Unknown
  • Period of activation Unknown
  • Date Unknown
  • Duration 4 weeks
  • Level of commitment required 1-2 hours/week
  • Cost Free MOOC, Paying certification * See platform for details
  • Providing institution FullbridgeX
  • Mooc Platform EdX
  • Target group StudentsYoung workersWorkers
  • Instructor Jim Pautz, Caroline Young
  • Level of assistance offered  Link  – will be guiding through the content in short video lecturesCaroline Young – periodically share course updates, interact with users on discussion boards, and engage with learners.
  • Keywords Communication, teamwork, collaboration, conflicts solving, It basic knowledge, it security