Online Class: Developing Great Social Skills

During this online course for Developing Great Social Skills, we will look at many different ways in which to build your social skills during personal and business interactions.

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Course Description

Master the Art of Social Interaction: Become the Magnet in Every Room!

Ever felt a tug of uncertainty at a bustling social gathering? Ever hesitated to voice your opinion amidst a group discussion at work? Or ever stumbled over your words on a promising first date? You're not alone. Many of us grapple with the intricate nuances of social dynamics. But what if you could transform these hesitations into assets, exuding confidence and charisma in any setting? Welcome to a transformative journey tailored for individuals like you!

Introducing the "Developing Great Social Skills" course, where we guide you beyond the realm of mere communication. It's about cultivating the art of human connection—whether you're networking at a business event, forging bonds at a casual gathering, or igniting the spark on a romantic evening.

Here's a Glimpse of the Empowering Skills You'll Acquire:

  • Understanding Social Dynamics: Dive deep into what makes us tick in group settings. Know the 'why' before the 'how' of effective communication.

  • Charting Out Social Objectives: Define your goals. Are you networking for career prospects or simply trying to form meaningful connections? Your purpose guides your approach.

  • Art of Conversation: Harness both the spoken word and the unspoken cues. From body language to tone modulation, become a master communicator.

  • Strategizing Professional Interactions: Whether it's an office meeting or a business convention, elevate your interactions to open new doors of opportunities.

  • Navigating Emotional Landscapes: Understand the depths of Emotional Intelligence. Learn to recognize, respect, and respond to feelings—both yours and others.

  • Diplomacy & Tact: Tread the tightrope of delicate situations with grace, ensuring you leave a lasting impression.

  • Harnessing Positivity: Channel positive energy while being aware of pitfalls. Your mindset can be your most potent tool.

  • Empathy & Compassion: Connect deeply, feel genuinely, and understand profoundly. Cultivating these skills will set you apart in any gathering.

  • Digital Etiquette: In an age of online interactions, perfect the art of connecting in the virtual world with finesse.

This course promises more than just knowledge—it's a transformational experience. Step by step, module by module, you'll evolve, shedding inhibitions and embracing a new confident self.

So, are you ready to be the most memorable personality in every room? Ready to turn every interaction into an opportunity? Then don't hesitate. Enroll in our "Developing Great Social Skills" online course and embark on a journey to redefine your social narrative today!

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.6 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(1,088 votes)

Lesson 1: Definition and Necessity of Social Skills

Unconscious and subconsciously both verbally and non-verbally, we express our thoughts and emotions using mannerisms, gestures, and body language, which are some of the important elements of social skills. Additional lesson topics: How Are My Social Skills? Checklist; Several Social Skills Instructions; What are Social Skills? 51 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Quiz 1

Lesson 2: Social Skills

The way others visually perceive you can have great impact on your career and workplace interactions. Additional lesson topics: How to be a Good Storyteller; Storytelling; Several Communication Techniques to Lead Effective Conversations; The Several Common Elements of Good Storytelling; Several Habits of Highly Effective Communicators; Storyteller; Improving Your Nonverbal Skills and Reading Body Language; Body Language; The Secret to Great Storytelling; Be a Better Storyteller 50 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 2

Lesson 3: Social Skill Goals

If you understand where you are and where you want to go, you can map out possibilities and prepare yourself for any obstacles that may arise during your social skills journey. Additional lesson topics: First Date Goals; The Difference Between Networking and Making Friends; Setting Goals For Improving Your Social Skills; How to Make Good Friends 55 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 3

Lesson 4: Communication

We will discuss verbal and non-verbal communication skills, as well as how to apply them in different situations. Additional lesson topics: Social-Emotional Learning: Identifying Emotions In Others; Verbal Communication Skills; Conversational Cues; Discover Your Emotional Triggers 50 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 4

Lesson 5: Career Prospecting Skills

This lesson will set you on your way to developing great social skills in order to further your career prospecting. Additional lesson topics: How to Improve the Sound of Your Voice; Several Powerful Ways to Boost Your Confidence; Several Ways to Improve Your Career Today; Several Killer Actions to Boost Your Self-Confidence 45 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 5

Lesson 6: Diplomacy

Diplomacy is the communication between different people with the goal of reaching agreement on any type of issue. Additional lesson topics: Improving your Negotiating Skills: Tips learned in the Trenches; The Art of Tact and Diplomacy; Diplomacy, Tone, and Emphasis in Business Writing; How to Be Both Assertive and Diplomatic; Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette 45 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 6

Lesson 7: Personal Presentation

How others perceive you always will have heavy influence on your social successes. Additional lesson topics: Personal Appearance Skills You Need; Why Is Punctuality Important in the Workplace?; Why is personal presentation important?; Building Confidence and Self-Esteem 50 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 7

Lesson 8: Emotional Integrity and Intelligence Skills

In this section, we will discuss the meaning of emotional integrity and emotional intelligence, as well as the necessary skills to achieve your journey of developing social skills. Additional lesson topics: Emotional Integrity vs. Emotional Intelligence; How to Develop Your Emotional Integrity; What is Emotional Integrety anyway? 50 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 8

Lesson 9: Positive and Negative Thinking

In order to develop great social skills, you must know about positive and negative thinking and how it affects everything you do in life. 50 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 9

Lesson 10: Empathy and Sympathy

Empathy and sympathy are skills essential to everyone around us in everyday life. Additional lesson topics: Comparison of Empathy and Sympathy; Empathy; What is Sympathy?; Several Elements of Empathy; Empathy Vs Sympathy 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 10

Lesson 11: Internet Social Skills

In this lesson, we cover the primary skills necessary for successful online social interactions. Additional lesson topics: Email and Social Media; Benefits of internet and social media; Netiquette: Rules of Behavior on the Internet; Internet Usage Stats 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 11 Video
  • Assessment: Quiz 11

Lesson 12: Common Etiquette for Social Skills

When you combine manners, effective communication, and social skills, you get kind, considerate, and confident interactions. Etiquette is essential to any social situation. 264 Total Points
  • Lesson 12 Video
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Assessment: Quiz 12
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
Total Course Points

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Determine what social skills are and why they are necessary.
  • Describe social skill goals.
  • Describe communication techniques you can use to strenghten social skills.
  • Determine career prospecting skills.
  • Describe diplomacy and how it can be used to increase your social skills.
  • Determine your personal presentation.
  • Summarize emotional integrity and intelligence skills.
  • Describe positive and negative thinking and how they influence your social skills.
  • Define empathy and sympathy.
  • Describe internet social skills.
  • Summarize common etiquette for social skills.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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Course Title: Developing Great Social Skills
Course Number: 9770484
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (1,088 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: December 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: John Chouinard
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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