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Leadership Through Social Influence (Free online course)

Leadership Through Social Influence is a course that is currently being offered by Northwestern University. This course offers students the ability to learn a general framework for examining influential situations. Students will be able to see the different challenges that are faced by social influencers.

In this course, students will learn how to become persuasive in social situations by being given tools to do so and learning how to use them.

The course will address influencing the personal attitudes of people; creating strategies that affect social factors surrounding behavior; strategies for affected people to undergo certain behaviors; and strategies to get people to act upon their existing intentions.

About the university

Northwestern University is a private research and teaching university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, and Doha, Qatar. Northwestern combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries.
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Human Rights Careers

Human Rights Careers (HRC) aims to help human rights students, recent graduates and young professionals to pursue a career in the highly competitive field of human rights.