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Leadership skills are increasingly important for anyone looking to advance their career. From working in teams, to communicating effectively, to making the right decisions — possessing these key leadership skills will set you up for success on the job. We have plenty of courses on edX that will help you become a better leader. The following courses offer you the opportunity to learn these essential skills in...

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Are leaders made or born? In a survey administered by the The Center for Creative Leadership, C-level executives from companies across 53 countries were asked this question. Below are the results: About 53% of top executives think leaders are made About 19% think leaders are born Just over 25% think leaders are both, born and made. With many believing that leaders are in fact made, it presents the question, can...

Read More about 4 Courses That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, Inspired by Abraham Lincoln

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In 2015, countries from all over the world adopted a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the United Nation’s Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The agenda set forth 17 “Global Goals” as a plan of action for our world to end poverty and hunger, protect our planet and ensure prosperity for all. Below is a snapshot of the 17 goals. The UN’s...

Read More about 6 Development Courses to Help You Transform the World

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Why study business? Aside from business being the most popular field of study worldwide, particularly at the graduate level, gaining foundational business skills gives you the opportunity to advance your career in a variety of different companies and industries and in a variety of different roles, from accounting and finance, to marketing and advertising. Also, salary expectations for those with a business degree rank the third...

Read More about Entrepreneurship and Business Management MicroMasters Programs to Advance Your Career

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“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” When Confucius said that, it was 551-479 BC and transportation costs were probably the last thing on his mind. In the pursuit of finding the perfect job, the length of the commute or your ability to pick up and move can be a real barrier. While it’s possible...

Read More about 5 Essential Work from Home Job Skills

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We’ve taken 6 key employability skills and matched them with free online courses to help you build your resume and further your career. No matter what job you are applying for, possessing excellent skills in these 6 areas will help you stand out from the crowd and get hired. 1. Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount to getting a job. Reading...

Read More about The Employability Skills Checklist

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Learn the value of a flexible work environment, the importance of effective communication, how to design accessible software across multiple markets and cultures, or discover the myths about climate change. Set a personal goal to learn something new and enroll in an edX course today.