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The following list is organized into topics, such as communication, leadership, and project management. Each topic is subdivided into series, and each series has a list of lesson titles.

Career Management

Assessing Your Strengths and Skills

  • Understanding and Leveraging Your Strengths
  • Matching Your Career to Your Interests 
  • Defining Your Core Values 
  • Seeking Feedback 
  • Receiving Feedback 
  • Developing a Growth Mindset 

Working Relationships

  • Building Strong Work Relationships with Your Coworkers
  • Building a Strong Working Relationship with Your Boss
  • Repairing a Broken Work Relationship
  • Working With People You Don’t Like

Finding a New Job

  • Signs It’s Time to Find a New Job
  • Creating a Resume
  • Writing a Cover Letter
  • Job Interview Preparation and Tips
  • How to Respond to Common Interview Questions
  • Deciding If Remote Work Is Right for You 
  • How to Look for a New Job

Networking

  • What is Networking, and Why Is It Important?
  • Navigating a Business Networking Event
  • How to Develop a Winning Elevator Pitch
  • How to Develop a Professional Network
  • How to Maintain Your Professional Network

Mentoring in the Workplace 

  • What Is a Mentor and How Do You Find One?
  • How to Be a Model Mentee
  • A Guide to Mentoring Others
  • Common Mentoring Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Overcoming Challenges 

  • Dos and Don'ts After Losing Your Job
  • Coming Back from a Big Mistake
  • What to Do When You're Feeling Unmotivated
  • Coping with Workplace Change
  • Overcoming Impostor Syndrome
  • Strategies for Working Remotely
  • Overcoming the Fear of Failure 
  • Getting Noticed at Work 

Driving Your Career 

  • What Is Career Development and How Can You Drive Your Career?
  • How to Create a Career Development Plan
  • Getting the Most Out of One-on-One Meetings with Your Manager
  • Increasing Your Value at Work
  • Asking for a Raise
  • Taking Control of Your Personal Brand at Work
  • Preparing for your Performance Review
  • How to Transfer Jobs Within Your Company
  • Choose Your Track: Manager or Individual Contributor? 

Communication

Fundamentals

  • What Is Communication, and Why Does It Sometimes Fail?  
  • Why Communication Skills Matter to Your Professional Success  
  • How to Use Verbal, Nonverbal, and Written Communication  
  • How to Remove Five Common Communication Barriers   
  • Choosing the Right Communication Medium 

Writing Well

  • Written Communication: How to Write with Purpose  
  • Selecting the Right Medium for Your Written Communication  
  • Writing for Your Audience  
  • How to Structure Your Writing  How to Improve Your Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation  
  • How to Edit and Proofread Your Work  
  • Improving Your Business Writing Skills 

Verbal Communication

  • Improving Your Verbal Communication Skills  
  • Starting a Conversation  
  • Strategies for Effective Listening  
  • Asking Closed Versus Open Questions  
  • Communication Mistakes: Rectifying and Clarifying  
  • Ending a Conversation Positively  
  • Becoming an Expert Verbal Communicator 

Meetings

  • Running an Effective Meeting  
  • Setting a Meeting Agenda  
  • Group Facilitation Techniques  
  • Building Consensus in Meetings  
  • Managing Conflict in Meetings  
  • Speaking Up in Meetings 

Presentations

  • Defining Your Presentation Objective  
  • How to Structure Your Presentation  
  • Working with Visual Aids  
  • Designing Visual Aids  
  • Presenting Data  
  • Practicing Your Presentation  
  • Coping With Presentation Nerves  
  • Dealing with Questions  
  • Improving Your Presentation Skills 

Negotiation & Persuasion

  • Negotiation vs. Persuasion  
  • The Three Types of Negotiation  
  • Negotiation Tactics  
  • Persuasion Tactics  
  • Improving Your Negotiation and Persuasion Skills 

Difficult Situations

  • Common Workplace Challenges and How to Handle Them  
  • Working with Different Communication Styles  
  • Strategies for Dealing With Difficult Coworkers  
  • Strategies for Dealing With a Difficult Boss  
  • When and How to Escalate Issues to Your Boss  
  • When and How to Involve HR  
  • How to Overcome Your Fear of Confrontation and Conflict  
  • How to Have a Difficult Conversation 

Empathy

  • What is Empathy?  
  • The Importance of Empathy at Work  
  • Communicating with Empathy  
  • Overcoming Empathy Roadblocks  
  • Strategies for Building Empathy 

Human Resources

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

  • What Is DIBs and Its Workplace Impact?
  • Cultivating DIBs Through Belonging Moments
  • Attracting and Hiring Diverse Talent
  • How to Retain Diverse Talent
  • How to Quantify and Measure DIBs
  • How to Be an Ally for Diversity and Inclusion

Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Human Resources
  • The Recruiting Process
  • Reviewing Resumes Quickly and Effectively
  • 4 Types of Compensation and Benefits
  • Tips for Employee Onboarding and Training
  • A Quick Guide to Progressive Disciplinary Action
  • Legal Topics Every HR Professional Should Know

Interviewing

  • Preparing and Planning a Job Interview
  • 7 Different Types of Interviews
  • Tips for Conducting an Effective Job Interview
  • Crafting Strong Interview Questions
  • Illegal Interview Questions
  • Ways to Reduce Interviewer Bias
  • Why and How to Follow up After an Interview

Sexual Harassment

  • Building a Respectful Workplace
  • 4 Workplace Anti-Discrimination Laws 
  • What is Harassment vs. Discrimination?
  • What is Sexual Harassment? 
  • Prohibited Behaviors and Consequences 
  • What to Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed at Work 
  • Bystander Intervention 
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment as a Supervisor 
  • Responding to Sexual Harassment Complaints 

Talent Management

  • What is Talent Management and Why Is It Important?
  • Building Your Talent Management Strategy
  • Attracting and Sourcing Top Talent
  • How to Develop Talent within Your Organization
  • Strategies for Retaining Talent and Minimizing Turnover

Unconscious Bias

  • What Is Unconscious Bias, and What Are the Consequences? 
  • Recognizing Five Types of Unconscious Bias 
  • How to Overcome Your Unconscious Biases 
  • Tips for Avoiding Bias while Recruiting and Retaining Talent 

Workplace Well-Being

  • Making the Business Case for Health and Well-Being
  • Creating Employee Wellness Programs
  • Assessing Employee Wellness Interests
  • Diversifying Your Wellness Programs
  • Increasing Awareness of Employee Wellness Programs
  • How to Boost Participation in Your Employee Wellness Program

Retirement Planning

  • What Is Retirement Planning, and Why Is It so Crucial?
  • Understanding Different Retirement Accounts
  • Age Milestones for Your Retirement Planning
  • Catching Up When You’re Behind on Retirement Saving
  • 5 Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Leadership

Fundamentals

  • What is Leadership and What Makes a Good Leader?  
  • Engaging & Motivating Employees  
  • Leading with Vision  
  • 6 Practices to Become a Better Leader 

Leadership Styles

  • 5 Leadership Styles to Boost Performance  
  • What Is Laissez-Faire Leadership?  
  • What Is Autocratic Leadership?  
  • What Is Democratic Leadership?   
  • What Is Transactional Leadership?   
  • What Is Transformational Leadership? 

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

  • What Is Emotional Intelligence (EQ)?  
  • Improving Your Self-Awareness  
  • Strategies for Boosting Self-Regulation  
  • Increasing Your Self-Motivation  
  • Developing Empathy  Enhancing Your Social Skills 

Crisis Management

  • An Introduction to Crisis Management  
  • Types of Business Crises  
  • Preventing and Preparing for a Crisis  
  • Responding to a Crisis  
  • Recovering After a Crisis 

Project Management

Fundamentals

  • What is Project Management?  
  • The Four Phases of Project Management  
  • How to Write a Business Case  
  • How to Create a Project Plan  
  • Strategies for Increasing Project Team Effectiveness  
  • Closing a Project 

Frameworks

  • What is a Project Management Framework?  
  • 3 Types of Project Management Frameworks  
  • Critical Path vs. Critical Chain Project Management   
  • Kanban vs. Scrum  
  • Choosing the Right Project Management Framework 

Project Scheduling

  • What is a Project Schedule?   
  • Defining Deliverables and Activities  
  • How to Estimate Time Accurately  
  • 4 Types of Task Dependencies  
  • How to Create a Resource Plan  
  • Project Scheduling Techniques 

Scope Management

  • What is Scope Management?  
  • What Project Requirements Are and How to Collect Them  
  • Defining and Documenting Scope  
  • How to Create a Work Breakdown Structure  
  • Addressing Scope Creep  
  • Tips for Effective Scope Management 

Communication

  • Why Communication Is Important in Project Management  
  • How Project Managers Communicate Successfully  
  • Choosing Your Communication Methods and Tools  
  • Putting Together a Communication Plan  
  • Organizing and Leading Effective Project Meetings 

Reporting

  • Introduction to Project Reporting  
  • Writing a Project Status Report  
  • Controlling Costs Through Budgeting, Tracking, and Reporting  
  • Managing and Reporting Risks  
  • Quality Management Tools and Techniques  
  • Best Practices for Choosing Key Performance Indicators 

Change Management

  • What Is the Change Management Process?  
  • How to Analyze Change Impact  
  • Getting Sponsorship and Buy-In for Change  
  • How to Implement Project Changes 

Project Improvement

  • 5 Project Management Mistakes to Avoid
  • Seeking Client Feedback
  • How to Conduct a Post-Implementation Review
  • Continuous Project Management Improvement 

Team Management

Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Team Management  
  • What Makes a Team Effective?  
  • Communicating With Your Team  
  • Team Management Tips & Techniques  
  • Common Team Problems & How to Resolve Them 

New Manager

  • Transitioning from Employee to Manager
  • 7 New Manager Mistakes to Avoid  
  • How to Transition from Peer to Boss  
  • Managing People with More Experience Than You 

Team Dynamics

  • Introduction to Team Dynamics and Why They Matter  
  • Common Roles in a Team  
  • Characteristics of High-Performing Teams  
  • Tips for Improving Team Dynamics  
  • Understanding and Leveraging Different Work Styles  
  • Managing the Multigenerational Workplace 

Developing Your Team

  • A Manager’s Role In Career Development
  • The Four Stages of Team Development
  • How to Conduct a Gap Analysis
  • Choosing the Right Training Methods
  • Developing Your Team Through Coaching
  • How to Conduct Effective One-on-Ones
  • Getting to Know Employees' Strength, Interests, and Values

Team Culture

  • What Is Team Culture and Why Does It Matter?  
  • Types of Team Cultures  
  • Assessing Your Team Culture  
  • Creating a Strengths-Based Culture  
  • Building a Positive Team Culture  
  • Transforming a Negative Team Culture 

Delegating Tasks

  • The Importance of Delegation  
  • Why People Don't Delegate  
  • When and How to Delegate  
  • Delegating the Right Tasks to the Right People  
  • Keeping Control Without Micromanaging 

Motivating Your Team

  • What is Motivation?  
  • Factors that Influence Motivation  
  • Improving Employees' Job Satisfaction to Increase Motivation  
  • 6 Strategies to Motivate Employees  
  • Celebrating Wins 

Performance Management

  • What is Performance Management?
  • Tips for Improving Poor Performance
  • How to Develop a Performance Improvement Plan
  • Managing High Performers
  • Conducting Effective Performance Reviews
  • Giving Effective Employee Feedback
  • Handling Difficult Reactions to Feedback
  • How to Effectively Manage Managers
  • Continuous Performance Management

Resolving Conflict

  • Common Causes of Conflict in the Workplace  
  • Understanding How People Deal With Conflict  
  • 6 Steps to Mediate Conflict Between Employees  
  • Conflict Resolution Tips and Techniques  
  • Dealing With Frustrated or Angry Employees  
  • A Manager's Guide to Dealing With Abusive Behavior 

Managing Remote Teams

  • Hiring Exceptional Remote Talent  
  • Best Practices for Managing Remote Teams  
  • Communicating with Remote Teams  
  • Increasing Accountability on Remote Teams  
  • Keeping Remote Workers Connected 

Letting an Employee Go

  • Good Reasons for Letting an Employee Go  
  • Steps to Take Before Letting an Employee Go  
  • How to Tell an Employee They're Fired  
  • Mitigating Legal Risks When Letting an Employee Go  
  • Reassuring Your Team After Someone Is Let Go 
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