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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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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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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