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243.6 sec. 1 - Skills of Exceptional Lawyers --Social Intelligence and The Human Dimension (Spring 2012)

Instructor: Jeffrey Newman  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
Instructor: Leslie Chin  (view instructor's teaching evaluations)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: M 3:35-5:20 & W 3:35-5:15
Meeting Location: 240/240

Course Start: January 09, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49670

Reading people, building trust, improving judgment, enhancing creativity, managing people, time and your career, being organized, dealing with stress, having fun and being successful. Social Intelligence studies show everyone can get better at these skills.

Learn developments in Social Intelligence research. Gain appreciation of the human dimensions in everyday tasks. Leave the class with appreciation of the available science, training + habits to improve these skills.

Readings draw from research in social intelligence, psychology, happiness studies, management, conflict resolution and career development. Students will be expected to become conversant with the growing body of applicable scientific research, assessment and training tools, and the opportunities for applying Human Dimension Skills to provide better outcomes for those they work with and for themselves.

Discussion based, using simulations, video, readings,advice from practioners and facilitated groups.

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There are no course prerequisites, but you must have a willingness to try on new things and to make a commitment to invest in yourself and others in improving Human Dimension skills.

This course satisfies the Skills Requirement.

Exam Notes: P
Course Category: Advocacy Skills Courses

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