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Distinguished Leader Certificate Program

By completing a series of programs, you earn the Michigan Ross Distinguished Leader Executive Certificate. Choose the programs that best suit your learning goals and attend them at your own pace — either in quick succession or over a period of years. After participating in a total of four programs,* you will receive a certificate naming you a Michigan Ross Distinguished Leader. *As a general rule, one program qualifies for one credit, and four programs qualify for a certificate....

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Leading Teams

In this course, you will learn how to build your team, improve teamwork and collaboration, and sustain team performance through continuous learning and improvement. Specifically, you will learn best practices for composing a team and aligning individual and team goals. You will also learn how to establish roles, build structures, and manage decision making so that your team excels. This course will also help you manage critical team processes such as conflict resolution and building trust...

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Understanding and Visualizing Data with Python

In this course, learners will be introduced to the field of statistics, including where data come from, study design, data management, and exploring and visualizing data. Learners will identify different types of data, and learn how to visualize, analyze, and interpret summaries for both univariate and multivariate data. Learners will also be introduced to the differences between probability and non-probability sampling from larger populations, the idea of how sample estimates vary, and how...

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Finance for Everyone: Smart Tools for Decision-Making

Want to learn how to think clearly about important financial decisions and improve your financial literacy? Finance for Everyone will showcase the beauty and power of finance. This introductory finance course will be a gateway into the world of finance and will examine multiple applications to apply to your everyday life. Join us to better understand how to apply frameworks and tools to make smart financial choices. You will be able to value the impact of different choices available to...

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Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills

We all negotiate on a daily basis. On a personal level, we negotiate with friends, family, landlords, car sellers and employers, among others. Negotiation is also the key to business success. No business can survive without profitable contracts. Within a company, negotiation skills can lead to your career advancement. I hope that you will join the hundreds of thousands of learners who have made “Successful Negotiation” one of the most popular and highly-rated MOOCs worldwide. In the...

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The Science of Success: What Researchers Know that You Should Know

This engaging course is designed to help you achieve the success that you desire. Drawing on decades of scientific research, you will learn what the most successful people do differently than others, why IQ is not the most significant predictor of success (and can sometimes backfire), and why many commonly held beliefs hold people back from achieving their goals. Although this course is based on the science of success, you will learn many practical ideas that you can apply to your own life...

Understanding the Revolutionary Changes in Businesses and Jobs

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 09-16-2019 01:00 PM - 10-21-2019 03:00 PM ET

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This Tax Credit Wasn’t Meant to Help With Housing, But That’s Exactly What It’s Doing

U-M Public Policy Assistant Professor Natasha Pilkauskas discusses whether the policy EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) could help improve families’ access to housing through offering parents disposable income, addressing the housing affordability crisis. August 5, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #GovernmentandPolitics #Business #PublicPolicy #Research #TaxCredit #NatashaPilkauskas ​​​​​​​​​​

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How Recycling More Steel and Aluminum Could Slash Imports Without a Trade War

U-M Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor Daniel Cooper discuses ways that the U.S. could stop an international trade war while also saving the environment through the recycling of steel and aluminum. February 21, 2018. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #GovernmentandPolitics #Business #EarthandEnvironmentalSciences #Economics #Policy

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US-China Trade War Could Raise Unemployment Rates

U-M Economics Professors Christopher House and Linda Tesar find that China's increased tariffs on U.S. exported goods, a response to U.S. raising tariffs on Chinese imports, will cause a 0.2-0.7% raise in unemployment. July 25, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Business #Government/Politics #Economics #Policy #Career #Asia #ChristopherHouse #LindaTesar