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6 Cheap Online Classes You Can Take to Improve Your Interpersonal Skills

Working on your confidence and communication skills is vital to success, and luckily, there are many ways to do so. These online classes can help out.

Interpersonal skills are important in the workplace. Apart from learning how to communicate and work with other people, you also gain an awareness of other people’s behaviours and emotions - and of your own, developing emotional intelligence and self-awareness. All of these skills are necessary to help you carry out individual work but also work within a group.

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If you want to be successful in your job and career, here are six classes that you need to check out that could help you improve your interpersonal skills.

1. Conversation and Communication Mastery

This course offered by Udemy costs only $20 and consists of 12 lectures that equal a total of one and a half hours in length. With this you can become a master of communication by learning how to approach others and start a conversation, read body language, and have more meaningful interactions with other people. It can also help you boost your networking efforts and as such expand your circle of contacts.

2. Coaching Skills for Managers

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If you are a manager or planning to be, this course is ideal for you. Learning how to manage other people and motivate them effectively so that they do great work is a vital skill every manager needs to possess. Coaching Skills for Managers teaches you all you need to know about establishing clear expectations, assessing other people’s work performances and communicating with the team. The overall cost of this workshop is $79, but it can be bought separately and consists of 5 courses.

3. Leading With Emotional Intelligence

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If you want to become a great leader you will need to be aware of what’s happening around you. This includes being a good judge of other people's emotions as well as your own. Leading With Emotional Intelligence will help you improve your work with others, manage up and gain more self-control, resilience and empathy. The good news is that it’s free with a trial and costs only $19.99 for unlimited membership. It takes 5 lectures to complete that last 1 hour and 46 minutes.

4. Working With Upset Customers

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It can be hard to work with overly demanding customers. But once you are in the business you have to learn how to dance. This course will help you develop the skills you need to be able to handle clients the right way so that you can improve a negative situation and prevent it from happening in the future. Working With Upset Customers is free with a trial or $19.99 per month for unlimited membership and consists of 3 lessons of 55 minutes.

5. Inclusive Leadership Training

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The Inclusive Leadership Training program will help you become a successful leader in everything you do. This course will teach you 21st-century leadership skills and how to apply them to the real world. It will teach you the four main skills you need to promote inclusivity which are empowerment, accountability, courage and humility and learn how these apply to everyday work experiences. It’s free and consists of 4 lessons.

6. 10 Soft Skills You Need to Be Successful

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This free course is offered by Udemy and includes 30 lectures. It teaches you how to be more confident, and develop your emotional intelligence skills as well as other vital transferable skills you need to possess to be successful. This workshop has everything you need to improve your career prospects while investing in your interpersonal skills and qualities.

Any of these courses will help make sure that you are ready for the world of work and become a leader. What are you waiting for? Try them out and let me know what you think. Have you tried any of them yet? How did you find them? Let me know in the comments section below…

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