University of Michigan Online courses about Business

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries
    International
  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 47702
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Opportunity Description

The University of Michigan is a Michigan public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The University of Michigan’s mission is to serve the people of Michigan and the rest of the world by being a leader in the creation, dissemination, preservation, and application of knowledge, art, and academic values, as well as in the design of leaders and citizens who will enrich the present and challenge the future.
The University of Michigan offers online courses in Business, which are described below:

  1. Leading People and Teams Capstone
    In businesses, interviews are a crucial component of talent selection and promotion procedures. Understanding how you would address various leadership issues at work, given your education, competence, and past work experience, is one of the main objectives of the interview process. Your main goal for the capstone project is to use material from the specialty to show that you are knowledgeable about important leadership abilities in the context of this interview. Beyond the Leading People and Teams Specialist, there are several advantages to using specialization information in your interview replies. You will be able to think more thoroughly about your previous job experiences by applying the concepts, methods, and frameworks you learnt in the specialty to think about them. Additionally, they choose the interview questions for the mock interview from real job interviews. In other words, it is possible that you may be asked similar questions during future interviews. As a result, by completing the capstone, you will invest in your own interview preparation and raise your chances of succeeding in subsequent interviews.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructors: Scott DeRue and Maxim Sytch
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  2. Inspiring and Motivating Individuals:
    This course will teach you how to develop a shared vision for your team and convince your coworkers of it. In order to help your team achieve the common vision, you will also learn how to develop objectives and expectations that are both effective and realistic. In order to persuade your coworkers to work for the team’s goals, you’ll finally have an understanding of the key demands and factors that influence performance across cultures. Today’s organizations have a major difficulty in motivation: Only 13% of workers globally show strong levels of engagement and drive, according to a recent Gallup study. They ‘ll explain why these motivational issues don’t only stem from one “poor” or “unmotivated” team member. Instead, how we set up our colleagues’ working environments, how we set and organize goals and objectives, and how they recognize and reward success are significantly more important factors in motivating individuals. This training will assist you in identifying and resolving motivational issues so you can bring out the best in your team members.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructors: Scott DeRue and Maxim Sytch
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  3. Influencing People:
    This training will help you become more effective at persuading others when you lack official authority. You’ll discover how to create, grow, and maintain a power base in your firm. Additionally, you will discover influence strategies that can help you deal with superiors, peers, and even subordinates more persuasively and effectively. To further increase your informal authority and your capacity to sway people, you will also learn how to create and maintain solid connections. You will learn how to discern between influence and manipulation as well as how to safeguard oneself from others’ unwanted influence. You will become a more certain and persuasive leader, presenter, and decision-maker as a result of the influence methods you master in this course. You will be more successful at persuading customers to buy your products or services and forming coalitions with other stakeholders. In addition to providing you with tactical advice on how to build and maintain your network of influence and power, this course will also provide you with proven methods for influencing others and obtaining authority.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructors: Scott DeRue and Maxim Sytch
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  4. Managing Talent
    The best practices for personnel selection, recruitment, and onboarding will be covered in this course. Additionally, you will discover the most effective methods for assessing your employees’ work and monitoring performance. You will also learn how to teach and develop your talent so they may achieve their maximum potential at work. In all, you will receive a comprehensive grasp of the whole people management cycle and how to build a strong talent pipeline for your team and business. One of the top three concerns of CEOs worldwide is managing and developing talent. In fact, managing and growing a company’s leadership talent is cited by CEOs as the problem that is most crucial to the company’s future success but that their organizations are least equipped to handle well. You will receive the knowledge, frameworks, and resources from this course to manage and cultivate talent within your teams and organizations.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructors: Scott DeRue, Maxim Sytch, and Cheri Alexander
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  5. Leading Teams
    You will discover how to create a team, enhance cooperation and teamwork, and maintain team performance via ongoing learning and development in this course. You will discover best practices for team building and coordinating the objectives of the team and each person. You will also learn how to create frameworks, assign responsibilities, and control decision-making to ensure that your team succeeds. Additionally, this training will assist you in managing crucial team procedures that have a significant influence on your team’s success, such as resolving conflicts and fostering trust. You’ll talk about some of the most effective strategies for maximizing teams’ potential for productivity while minimizing their risks and pitfalls. The majority of labor is done in teams in modern organizations, however the outcomes of cooperation are incredibly inconsistent. Many teams have unsatisfactory organizational structures, are prone to dysfunctional conflict, suffer from coordination problems, and struggle with major motivation issues. As a result, many teams outperform even individuals working on comparable jobs and frequently fall short of their potential. You will get a set of skills after finishing this course that will help you organize, manage, assess, and continually improve your team. You will become a more dynamic team member and team leader as a result of these insights.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructors: Scott DeRue and Maxim Sytch
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  6. Successful Negotiation: Essential Strategies and Skills
    They all engage in everyday negotiations.  On a personal level, they bargain with people like our friends, relatives, landlords, auto dealers, and bosses. The ability to negotiate is essential for corporate success. Without lucrative contracts, no firm can continue to exist. Negotiation abilities can help you develop in your career inside an organization. You are hoped to join the hundreds of thousands of students who have helped “Successful Negotiation” become one of the most well-liked and highly-rated MOOCs globally. The four steps to a successful negotiation are covered in the course, and you’ll put them to use:
    (1) Prepare: Plan Your Negotiation Strategy

    (2) Negotiate: Use Key Tactics for Success

    (3) Close: Create a Contract

    (4) Perform and Evaluate: The End Game
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructor: George Siedel
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  7. Accounting for Decision Making
    You will begin by answering the two “big questions” of accounting during this course: “What do I have?” and “How did I do over time?” You will examine how the balance sheet and the income statement, the two important financial statements, are intended to provide the answers to these questions before moving on to think about how various activities combine to form these financial statements. You will start to develop a more detailed grasp of certain company operations, such as completing a sale or accumulating inventory, after gaining a general understanding of accounting and financial statements. You may develop your knowledge of accounting by taking into consideration several of the more typical business operations. You can then explore these concepts by using them in other kinds of transactions. You will be prepared to return to the overall financial statements and use them as informational tools, including creating ratios, after you have a deeper understanding of these specific ideas. This course can be taken independently or to meet the requirements for the residential portion of the Executive Education program in Finance for Strategic Decision-Making.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 7 weeks
    Instructor: Greg Miller
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  8. Risk, Return & Valuation
    The concept of risk, its relationship to return, and the value of projects and businesses are all introduced in this course. This last course in this specialty will help you apply your knowledge of temporal value of money (TVM) and cash flows to the valuation of projects and businesses. If you’re interested in applying to an MBA school or understanding the fundamentals of finance to improve your professional effectiveness, this course, which is a component of the specialty “Foundational Finance for Strategic Decision Making,” might be beneficial. The course’s pedagogy is applied and problem-based, and all of the assignments include multiple, introductory-level problems that are simpler than the more complex real-world applications you will encounter in the real world and in more advanced courses. These assignments cover every aspect of the course. The faculty head created each assignment, and they are all computer graded.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructor: Gautam Kaul
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  9. Introduction to Time Value of Money (TVM)
    Understanding the value of time, or the Time Value of Money, is the fundamental building block of all choices, and this is one of finance’s greatest strengths (TVM). Using basic and introductory applications, they will construct this building block in this course. The Time Value of Money (TVM), Simple Future Value (FV), Simple Present Value (PV), Future Value of Annuity, Loans, Compounding, and Valuing Perpetuities will all be covered in this lesson. To get you ready to explore increasingly complex applications in the next parts of the specialty, they will present the framework in a methodical, repeatable manner. They will broaden the applicability to more difficult real-world decisions in the subsequent courses. You will have a knowledge of how the value of money varies over time once you have finished this course. You will be aware of the effects of every financial choice you make, including borrowing money for upcoming needs and finding alternative ways to save money for the future. In order to make wise choices on a variety of financial decisions, you will depart with the necessary practical knowledge.
    Important Details
    Subject: Business
    Language: English
    Duration: 4 weeks
    Instructor: Gautam Kaul
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