21st Century Workforce Skills

Do you have the right skills employers are looking for? Technical skills alone are not enough to meet employer's expectations for productivity and performance. In a recent survey, employers ranked professionalism, teamwork, critical thinking, and verbal communication as the most important skills in the workplace. This continuing education certificate will prepare you to be successful at work by building the core set of skills employers value most. By learning to communicate effectively, think critically, collaborate well with others, and demonstrate personal accountability you will have the skills to succeed in the 21st century workplace.

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21st Century Skills

ID: CECDS-763

Do you have the right skills employers are looking for? Technical skills alone are not enough to meet employers' expectations for productivity and performance. In a recent survey, employers ranked professionalism, teamwork, critical thinking, and verbal communication as the most important skills in the workplace. This certificate will prepare you to be successful at work by building the core set of skills employers value most. By learning to communicate effectively, think critically, collaborate well with others, and demonstrate personal accountability, you will have the skills to succeed in the 21st century workplace.

  • Total Hours: 24.00
  • CEUs: 2.40
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Or take all of the following:

Verbal Communication Skills

ID: CECDS-719

Poor communication creates chaos in the workplace and costs organizations millions of dollars each year in lost productivity, mistakes, and lost customers. Learn how to ensure your communication is clear and direct so that listeners receive information accurately. Improving your verbal communication skills can enhance working relationships and increase your success. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Personal Accountability and Professionalism

ID: CECDS-720

When you take on an attitude of accountability, you empower yourself to be responsible, accomplish your goals, and demonstrate professionalism. You will gain strategies to avoid the blame game, overcome obstacles, manage expectations, and achieve your highest potential. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Principles of Teamwork, Collaboration, and Trust

ID: CECDS-721

In almost every job, success depends on working together to achieve shared goals. Your ability to collaborate and learn from others is essential to getting the job done. This course will help you identify the key principles for being a team player and developing trusting relationships. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

ID: CECDS-722

Employers rank critical thinking as the most important skill for employees in the next five years. Critical thinking helps you step back, examine your thoughts, test assumptions, and process information more effectively. This course helps you identify your thinking style and follow a process to think critically, solve problems and make informed decisions. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Taking Charge of Change

ID: CECDS-723

When you can recognize your internal reactions to change, you can better manage your responses. This course will help you learn strategies to accept change, reduce stress, and remain productive during the change process. This course is part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Dealing With Conflict

ID: CECDS-724

Conflict is inevitable. The key is dealing with conflict in a way that produces positive outcomes. This course will help you learn how to work through conflict situations and avoid the traps that damage relationships and negatively impact productivity and results. You will learn proven methods to recognize the signs of conflict and apply a process to resolve conflict effectively. This course is a part of the 21st Century Skills Certificate.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Business Writing Essentials

ID: CEWCS-541

Writing is an essential way of communicating with others. The quality of your writing impacts how people view you and your organization. This course provides a grammar refresher and review of basic writing concepts such as structuring documents and proofreading.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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