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10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You A Better Leader

A successful entrepreneur knows that he cannot achieve his goal unless he always learns something new. In an age where access to information is so easy, there is no excuse for not trying to learn something new.

Thanks to the internet, it is possible to access the courses of the best universities around the world. Here are some of the best free courses offered by those universities:

Class: Improving Your Business Through a Culture of Health
School: Harvard University
What you’ll learn: Learn how a Culture of Health can transform your business to improve the well-being of your employees and company, while increasing revenue.

Class: Sales Pitch and Closing
School: Northwestern University
What you’ll learn: In Course 3 of the Art of Sales Specialization, you will learn how to give great presentations with dashing style and self-confidence. You will also learn how to ask the looming closing question. Finally, you will learn how to develop your brand and go above and beyond for your clients.

Class: Connecting with Sales Prospects
School: Northwestern University
What you’ll learn: In Course Two of the Art of Sales Specialization, you will learn how to run high-impact meetings that create complete separation between you and everyone else your customer comes into contact with. You will learn the importance of asking better questions and how to anticipate and handle sales objections. Finally, you will learn how to tell powerful stories and to give and receive performance feedback.

Class: Introduction to Strategic Doing: An Agile Approach to Strategy
School: Purdue University
What you’ll learn: Learn about ‘Strategic Doing’, a new way of creating strategies for open network businesses and organisations.

Class: Organisational behaviour: Know your people
School: Macquarie University
What you’ll learn: This course teaches you how to motivate and manage different personality types, focusing on strategy, employee experience and performance management. You’ll also be introduced to a range of useful concepts, theories and methodologies to navigate and bolster workplace relationships.

Class: Discover the Leader in You: Six Questions to Ask Yourself
School: Austin Peay State University
What you’ll learn: Over the course of six modules, this course will help you discover the leader in you. Together we will examine theory, research, and practice to explore the “who, what, when, where, why, and how” of emerging issues that you, as a leader, will encounter.

Class: Leadership and Influence
School: University System of Maryland
What you’ll learn: Develop the skills to motivate and inspire others so you can confidently lead your organization to success.

Class: Attending a Networking Event
School: University of Washington
What you’ll learn: Improve your ability to meet new people. Learn to give an “elevator pitch” (speech) to introduce yourself to new people and to highlight your key qualities. Make connections with people and use your skills to attend a networking event.

Class: Emotional Intelligence at Work
School: Coventry University
What you’ll learn: Explore how emotional intelligence helps us to understand ourselves and others, resolve conflict and build better relationships.

Class: Agile Leadership Principles
School: University System of Maryland
What you’ll learn: Accelerate and improve team decisions by learning Agile’s facilitating leadership principles to unleash team productivity, motivation, and problem solving.

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