Full course description

Course Date:

Mar 21, 2016 - Feb 28, 2017




5 hrs/week



Course Type:



Badge, Certificate


Learn how to use effective listening skills to prepare for your next job interview and beyond. In Succeeding in the Job Interview through Active Listening, you will explore the three key components of active listening:

  • positive body language
  • professional verbal techniques
  • positive etiquette in the context of succeeding in a job interview¬†

Upon completion, you will be able to employ active-listening techniques not only in that job interview, but throughout your professional life. Enrolling in this course gives you access to course content, learning resources, and hands-on, skills-based assessments that demonstrate your ability to apply your knowledge in practice.

Course Author

Debra Schmidt

Debra J. Schmidt


Debra J. Schmidt is an author, consultant, corporate trainer, and professional speaker. She provides training and consulting for large and small businesses, professional organizations, and trade associations. Her clients have included Northwestern Mutual, Miller Brewing Company, Wells Fargo, American Family Insurance, Kohler, and the Green Bay Packers. She has been a guest on radio shows throughout the United States, and her articles have appeared in magazines and online publications.