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Thrive in the remote workplace

Professional Certificate in
Digital Teamwork and Business Skills

What you will learn

  • Analyze components of psychological safety in a virtual team context.
  • Develop a social media plan to advance your career.
  • Engage strategies for effective communication in a virtual modality.
  • Identify the different methods of virtual communication and when they should be used.
  • Recognize common pitfalls that spark miscommunication and conflict in virtual settings.

Learn how to collaborate, connect and communicate with your team in today’s virtual world of work with this business skills certificate. These power skills (sometimes called soft skills) are keys to advancing your career in the digital workplace.

Communication, teamwork, emotional intelligence, collaboration, adaptability, and creativity will set you apart as an employee or job seeker.

The courses in this program will guide you to work effectively with others. Working effectively in the remote work environment requires heightened self-awareness and understanding. You will learn concepts, practice important skills, and apply tips and scientifically based models in order to build trust and navigate difficult workplace situations.

Kelley School of Business faculty who are experts in communication and career/professional development will guide you to choose effective ways of creating connections with teammates and others in virtual work.

Here is an example:

After a meeting, you receive a work chat message from a colleague and they seem to be frustrated or angry with you. This scenario is considered a difficult situation. When in a physical office, you can gauge the level of frustration in a way that differs from a chat message. How do you respond? You need to use emotional intelligence, ensure psychological safety and prevent miscommunication. Working effectively with others contributes to your personal brand and social media presence that affects your virtual network.This program will help you understand fundamental concepts of virtual work so you can respond to difficult situations positively and professionally.

Expert instruction
4 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
4 months
2 - 4 hours per week
Discounted price: $356.40
Pre-discounted price: $396USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. IUx's Digital Teamwork and Business Skills Professional Certificate

  2. 2–4 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    This course will unlock the key metrics, strategies and techniques to create psychological safety in order to build effective remote teams.

  3. 2–4 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Communicating in a virtual environment, whether through email, video, or chat-based platforms, requires a unique set of skills. This course introduces concepts and strategies to develop skills and professionally manage your virtual presence.

  4. 2–4 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Learn to use social media platforms and social networks to build and advance your professional online presence and career goals.
    Develop strategies to connect with your target audience while posting content that increases your industry knowledge and network.

  5. 2–4 hours per week, for 4 weeks

    Having the skills to engage in difficult conversations in the virtual world can support you in both work and personal situations.

    • This digital teamwork certificate is helpful for those entering the virtual or hybrid workforce, those in a virtual team environment, and employees new to remote work.

Meet your instructors
from Indiana University (IUx)

Catherine Matthews
Senior Consultant, Talent and Organization Development
Indiana University
Rachel Landis
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Nancy Evans
Co-Director for Communication and Professional Skills and Senior Lecturer
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Kirsten Prange
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Experts from IUx committed to teaching online learning

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Discounted price: $356.40
Pre-discounted price: $396USD
4 courses in 4 months
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