Achieving Personal and Professional Success Specialization

Starts Dec 25

Achieving Personal and Professional Success Specialization

Achieving Personal and Professional Success Specialization

Learn How to Maximize Your Potential. Define Success, Communicate Effectively, and Use Influence to Accomplish Personal and Career Goals

About This Specialization

Based on four of the most popular courses taught at the Wharton School, Achieving Personal and Professional Success is designed to introduce the tools and techniques for defining and achieving success at home and at work. You'll learn how to find your passion and core values, how to apply these values to your own life, how to work well with others, how to communicate effectively, how to set goals, how to use influence to achieve these goals, and even how to say you are sorry. Through exercises, self-diagnostic surveys, quizzes, and many case studies, you'll discover how to define not only what you want, but also the best way to get it. While many business courses cover topics related to successful organizational practices, these courses provide key insights into successful personal practices, whether you are in the office or in your home. We all bring ourselves to work every day, and these courses will help you be your best self wherever you are.

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courses
4 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Projects Overview

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Success

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Do you want to be more successful? This course was designed to help you define what success means to you, and to develop a plan for achieving it. Wharton Professor G. Richard Shell, an award-winning author and the creator of the popular Wharto
  2. COURSE 2

    Improving Communication Skills

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English, Chinese (Simplified)

    About the Course

    Learn how to communicate more effectively at work and achieve your goals. Taught by award-winning Wharton professor and best-selling author Maurice Schweitzer, Improving Communications Skills is an essential course designed to give you both the t
  3. COURSE 3

    Leading the Life You Want

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Pursue a meaningful life and improve your performance as a leader. Taught by acclaimed Wharton professor, best-selling author, and former Ford Motor Company executive and head of its Leadership Development Center, Stew Friedman, Leading the Life
  4. COURSE 4

    Influence

    Upcoming session: Jan 1
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    What does it mean to be influential? How does one persuade others to pursue a unified goal? How does one leverage power? In this course, you’ll learn how to develop influence and to become more effective in achieving your organizational goals. P

Creators

  • University of Pennsylvania

    The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is recognized globally for intellectual leadership and ongoing innovation across every major discipline of business education.

    The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

  • Richard Shell

    Richard Shell

    Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and Management
  • Maurice Schweitzer

    Maurice Schweitzer

    Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
  • Cade Massey

    Cade Massey

    Practice Professor
  • Stewart D.  Friedman

    Stewart D. Friedman

    Practice Professor of Management and Director of the Wharton Work/Life Integration Project

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