Course Description

Do you feel like you are lacking something when it comes to knowing how to interact with others at social events or even at your workplace? Are you shy and do not know how to show confidence to others during interactions? This course has just the skills you need to learn to show confidence in yourself and your abilities of interaction with others, social, business, or personal. For instance, if you are setting up a first date, do you have the appropriate social skills to handle any situation that may arise? This course will teach you how to behave properly during a first date, so that you may have a second date.

Social skills are the most important skills we learn while interacting with others in a social, personal, or business manner. 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. Below are a few of the skills you will be learning in this Developing Great Social Skills class:

  • Definition and Necessity of Social Skills
  • Social Skill Goals
  • Communication Skills - Verbal and Non-Verbal
  • Career Prospecting Skills Needed in the Workplace
  • Skills of Diplomacy
  • Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Integrity Skills
  • Positive and Negative Thinking Skills
  • Empathy and Sympathy Skills
  • Internet Social Skills

During this course, you will not only learn the social skills above, but so much more. Do not miss the chance to learn the essential social skills needed to improve your life. Enroll for our Developing Great Social Skills online course 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)
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(867 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: 5 Habits of Highly Effective Communicators; Improving Your Nonverbal Skills and Reading Body Language; Storytelling; Several Communication Techniques to Lead Effective Conversations; Storyteller; Be a Better Storyteller; The Secret to Great Storytelling; The Several Common Elements of Good Storytelling; How to be a Good Storyteller; Body Language 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; How to Make Good Friends; Setting Goals For Improving Your Social Skills 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: Verbal Communication Skills; Conversational Cues; Social-Emotional Learning: Identifying Emotions In Others; 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 Killer Actions to Boost Your Self-Confidence; Several Powerful Ways to Boost Your Confidence; Several Ways to Improve Your Career Today 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: Diplomacy, Tone, and Emphasis in Business Writing; Improving your Negotiating Skills: Tips learned in the Trenches; How to Be Both Assertive and Diplomatic; Diplomatic Protocol and Etiquette; The Art of Tact and Diplomacy 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: Building Confidence and Self-Esteem; Personal Appearance Skills You Need; Why Is Punctuality Important in the Workplace?; Why is personal presentation important? 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: What is Emotional Integrety anyway?; Emotional Integrity vs. Emotional Intelligence; How to Develop Your Emotional Integrity 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: What is Sympathy?; Comparison of Empathy and Sympathy; Empathy; 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: Internet Usage Stats; Email and Social Media; Netiquette: Rules of Behavior on the Internet; Benefits of internet and social media 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.

Additional Course Information

Online CEU Certificate
  • Document Your Lifelong Learning Achievements
  • Earn an Official Certificate Documenting Course Hours and CEUs
  • Verify Your Certificate with a Unique Serial Number Online
  • View and Share Your Certificate Online or Download/Print as PDF
  • Display Your Certificate on Your Resume and Promote Your Achievements Using Social Media
Document Your CEUs on Your Resume
Course Title: Developing Great Social Skills
Course Number: 9770484
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (867 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
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
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $75.00 U.S. dollars

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