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What you will learn

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    Add value to your organization by effectively gathering, synthesizing, and analyzing information

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    Communicate information, ideas, and solutions to senior-level decision makers

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    Develop practical and innovative solutions to organizational problems

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    Use powerful strategic planning tools

Course 10 of 10 in the

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 5 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Capstone Project Assignment

Welcome to the Career Success Capstone course! This week you will review the directions for the assignment and begin researching a business to evaluate using the knowledge and skills acquired throughout the coursework in the Career Success Specialization.

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4 readings
4 readings
Project Overview10m
Project Assignment Instructions10m
FAQ10m
Company Selection and Research10m
Week
2
10 minutes to complete

Week 2 Progress Check

In Week 2, you will conduct a SWOT analysis to better understand and describe the organization, its resources and its environment.

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1 reading
1 reading
SWOT Analysis10m
Week
3
10 minutes to complete

Week 3 Progress Check

In Weeks 3 and 4, you will use your SWOT matrix, created in Week 2, to write your SWOT Analysis Report. You will select and focus on one specific people- or process-related current problem (identified as a weakness or threat through the SWOT analysis you have conducted) facing the organization that would be of personal and professional interest to you; develop a detailed analysis of the problem, including affected stakeholders and impact; explore options; and select and write about a viable solution to the problem.

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1 reading
1 reading
Analysis Paper10m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

(Optional) Project Peer Feedback

You have the optional opportunity to submit a draft of your project for Peer Feedback. You can also self-evaluate your project draft to see how you would do on the grading rubric and identify areas to improve.

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2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Overview of Peer Review and Grading10m
Self- and Peer Assessment Rubric10m
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Top reviews from Career Success Project

By ASDec 21st 2018

this course is help me in practical business. Teaching system is good , professors are explained in very easy way. i enjoyed learning with course era thank you.

By RRFeb 6th 2016

Excellent, Nothing better than this to brush up your basic Management skills. in my opinion every manager should enroll for this Course

Instructors

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Patricia Bravo, MBA, SPHR

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Dave Nagy

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Rob Stone, PMP, M.Ed.

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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David Standen, MBA

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Margaret Meloni, MBA, PMP

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
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Sue Robins, M.S. Ed.

Instructor, University of California, Irvine Extension
University of California, Irvine Extension

About University of California, Irvine

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI’s unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities in many ways....

About the Career Success Specialization

This series of courses will help you build, develop and hone the essential skills needed to improve your employability and advancement in today’s dynamic workforce. The courses in this Specialization may be taken in any order. Each course can also be taken independently. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that will give you the opportunity to integrate and apply the skills you have gained throughout the courses to your individual and organizational needs....
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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