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Business Skills courses address the foundations of day-to-day business work. From introduction to public speaking to networking, conflict management and effective communication, you’ll prepare to start your career or take it to the next level.

  • Introduction to Self-Determination Theory: An approach to motivation, development and wellness

    Introduction to Self-Determination Theory: An approach to motivation, development and wellness

    In this course, Professor Richard Ryan, co-founder of the theory, will provide an overview of SDT with special emphasis on how autonomy, competence, and relatedness supports and facilitates behavioral persistence, quality of relationships, and healthy developmental processes, among other topics.


  • Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

    Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects

    This course gives you easy access to the invaluable learning techniques used by experts in art, music, literature, math, science, sports, and many other disciplines. We’ll learn about how the brain uses two very different learning modes and how it encapsulates (“chunks”) information. We’ll also cover illusions of learning, memory techniques, dealing with procrastination, and best practices shown by research to be most effective in helping you master tough subjects.


  • High Performance Collaboration: Leadership, Teamwork, and Negotiation

    High Performance Collaboration: Leadership, Teamwork, and Negotiation

    In this course you will engage in self-assessments to analyze their leadership style, develop team charters to optimize their groups, and develop a game plan for effective negotiation.


  • Applications of Everyday Leadership

    Applications of Everyday Leadership

    In this course you will be able to: negotiate effectively and influence others through effective leadership, provide feedback and coaching that is strategically appropriate and influential, and manage conflict and lead change in business.


  • International Organizations Management

    International Organizations Management

    This course will introduce you to effective, state-of-the art management tools and principles to help you lead change in this world – taught by senior staff of international organizations themselves.


  • Business English: Networking

    Business English: Networking

    During the course, you will begin learning vocabulary and customs related to socializing and networking in English. The goal is to enable you to interact with business contacts in person, on the phone and over email in a professional way.]


  • Business English: Planning & Negotiating

    Business English: Planning & Negotiating

    In this course you will learn language and strategies for successful negotiations culminating in a written announcement for an event.


  • Introduction to Public Speaking

    Introduction to Public Speaking

    If you’re a beginner, this course will help you quickly master the fundamentals of speaking. If you’re a seasoned speaker, this course will help you better understand public speaking and push you to the next level.


  • Speaking to Inspire: Ceremonial and Motivational Speeches

    Speaking to Inspire: Ceremonial and Motivational Speeches

    This course gives you a method for preparing and delivering speeches that inspire and entertain. By the end of this course, you should be able to compose and deliver moving speeches that praise core audience values through evidence, storytelling, and humor.


  • Storytelling and influencing: Communicate with impact

    Storytelling and influencing: Communicate with impact

    This course will develop your capacity to communicate appropriately in different situational and cultural contexts, making you a highly influential leader.


  • International Leadership and Organizational Behavior

    International Leadership and Organizational Behavior

    In this course – together with a team of Bocconi expert faculty and Bocconi alumni – we’ll explore the theory and practice of international and intercultural leadership and organizational behavior.


  • Conflict Transformation

    Conflict Transformation

    This course introduces you to the concept of conflict transformation and how it differs from conflict resolution, management, and prevention.


  • Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively

    Think Again III: How to Reason Inductively

    In this course, you will learn how to analyze and assess five common forms of inductive arguments: generalizations from samples, applications of generalizations, inference to the best explanation, arguments from analogy, and causal reasoning.


  • Model Thinking

    Model Thinking

    The models covered in this class provide a foundation for future social science classes, whether they be in economics, political science, business, or sociology.


  • Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

    Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

    In this course, you’ll learn the different components of emotional intelligence at work.


  • Foundations of Mindfulness

    Foundations of Mindfulness

    This course provides a broad overview of the fundamental concepts, principles, and practices of mindfulness.


  • Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

    Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

    This course is designed to show you how to look at what you’re learning, and your place in what’s unfolding in the society around you, so you can be what you want to be, given the real world constraints that life puts on us all.


  • How to Manage a Remote Team

    How to Manage a Remote Team

    In this course, you’ll learn and apply remote work best practices, build your remote work policy, and prepare your team for success.


  • Music for Wellness

    Music for Wellness

    Learn simple techniques to enrich your mind, body, and spirit through music.


  • De-Mystifying Mindfulness

    De-Mystifying Mindfulness

    This course aims to provide a responsible, comprehensive, and inclusive education about (and in) mindfulness as a contemporary phenomenon.


  • Facebook Digital Marketing

    Facebook Digital Marketing

    This courses helps you gain a solid grasp of content strategy and branding while exploring related concepts such as consumer psychology and search engine optimization.


  • Advanced Facebook Digital Marketing

    Advanced Facebook Digital Marketing

    This higher-level professional certificate gives you a deep understanding of complex yet profitable marketing tactics, including results-driven features of digital marketing.


  • Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication

    Engaging in Persuasive and Credible Communication

    By the end of this course, you will be able to structure and express your ideas in a convincing and persuasive manner.

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