Kellogg | Mr. Chief Product Officer
GMAT 740, GPA 77.53% (First Class with Distinction, Dean's List Candidate)
Chicago Booth | Mr. Needy Spartan
GMAT 740, GPA 3.6
INSEAD | Ms. Low GPA, Big Ambitions
GRE 2.64, GPA 2.64
Stanford GSB | Mr. Energy Focus
GMAT 760, GPA 3.7
MIT Sloan | Mr. Low GPA Over Achiever
GMAT 700, GPA 2.5
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. Aspiring Consultant
GMAT 690, GPA 3.68
NYU Stern | Ms. Art World
GRE 322, GPA 3.3
NYU Stern | Mr. Hail Mary 740
GMAT 740, GPA 2.94
Stanford GSB | Mr. Big Tech Engineer
GRE 332, GPA 3.95
IU Kelley | Ms. Biracial Single Mommy
, GPA 2.5/3.67 Grad
Berkeley Haas | Ms. 10 Years Experience
GMAT To be taken, GPA 3.1
Yale | Mr. Army Infantry Officer
GMAT 730, GPA 2.83
Yale | Ms. Social Impact AKS
GRE 315, GPA 7.56
Berkeley Haas | Mr. Hanging By A Thread
GMAT 710, GPA 3.8
Kellogg | Mr. Bird Watcher
GRE 333, GPA 2.9
Harvard | Mr. Relationship Manager
GMAT 750, GPA 3.8
Harvard | Mr. Political Consultant
GRE 337, GPA 3.85
MIT Sloan | Mr. Refinery Engineer
GMAT 700- will retake, GPA 3.87
Said Business School | Mr. Across The Pond
GMAT 680, GPA 2.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Singing Banking Lawyer
GMAT 720, GPA 110-point scale. Got 110/110 with honors
Stanford GSB | Mr. Corp Finance
GMAT 740, GPA 3.75
Kellogg | Mr. Marketing Maven
GRE 325, GPA 7.6/10
Stanford GSB | Mr. Vroom Vroom
GMAT 760, GPA 2.88
N U Singapore | Ms. Biomanager
GMAT 520, GPA 2.8
Stanford GSB | Mr. Health Nerd
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
Wharton | Mr. Army & Consulting
GMAT 760, GPA 4.0
Berkeley Haas | Mr. 360 Consultant
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4

November’s Essential Business MOOCs

Inspiring Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence

 

School: Case Western Reserve University

Platform: Coursera

Registration Link: Inspiring Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence

Start Date: November 3, 2014 (8 Weeks)

Workload: 3-4 Hours Per Week

Instructor: Richard Boyatzis

Credentials: Boyatzis teaches leadership, change management, emotional and social intelligence, and coaching at Case Western Reserve University. A highly-regarded author, Boyatzis was ranked as the ninth-most influential thinker in a survey by HR Magazine. A pioneer in Intentional Change Theory (ICT), Boyatzis also co-authored the international best-seller Primal Leadership with Daniel Goleman and Annie McKee. He has taught at the university for 27 years and has earned the school’s Distinguished University Professor Award and the John Diekhoff Award for Graduate Student Teaching. He holds a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard.

Graded: Students who complete this course will receive a Statement of Accomplishment. Students can earn a “With Distinction” designation by successfully completing three action learning assignments.

Description: Great leaders are attuned to their own emotions – and those of others. However, chronic stress can erode their emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and compassion. In this course, students will learn the characteristics of great leadership and the neuroscience behind it. They’ll understand how to reverse the effects of stress, build stronger and more “resonant” relationships, and craft a vision for themselves and their team.  Each class will contain two to four modules, which include videos, exercises and a homework assignment. Students will be evaluated on these take-home assignments, weekly quizzes, participating in discussion forums and a final exam.

Review: “I had some experience leading teams of sellers as department manager, and I took this course because I wanted to deepen my understanding on leadership. I had only took some courses within my former company, so I can hardly do any comparison. But I can say that it was an outstanding MOOC. One of the best I undertook. A mix between practice and theory. I really enjoy reading about the relationship about chaos and complexity theory and behavioural changes. In addition, some of the exercises were very inspiring. To summarize, great course full of interesting papers, video lectures and practice, but more crucial, a new way to think about human relations.” For additional reviews, click here.