Influence Smart (1 credit)
Instructor: Henry Reyenga
Content Provider: Rev. Steve Elzinga
Overview: Have you ever been around a leader who makes it fun to accomplish something? Have you ever noticed that some leaders know how to influence others in their thinking or in a team setting? Have you ever thought about becoming a person of influence or helping others become influencers? The dictionary defines influence as "the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself."
- Understand the habits that hurt your influence.
- Learn what the Bible says about influence from the book of Proverbs.
- Learn some of the ways influence is thought about in culture.
- Read the online articles for each unit.
- Listen to online video lectures.
- Take the online quiz for each unit. Once a quiz starts, you must finish it and can't retake it. So be ready ahead of time. Each quiz covers readings and video lectures for that unit. While taking the quiz, you may use your notes and refer to articles and other materials.
A 95-100% A- 90-94% B+ 87-89% B 83-86% B- 80-82% C+ 77-79% C 73-76% C- 70-72% D+ 67-69% D 63-66% D- 60-62% F 0-59%Your average for the course must be at least 60%. Otherwise, you will fail the class and will receive no credit.
Deadline: You have 180 days to finish the course. Complete all assignments before the final deadline, or you will be automatically unenrolled, and all coursework will be removed. You will have to start over and take the class again to receive credit.Course Forum: Each course forum is at the beginning of the course, right before the first-course content section, and has comments and questions from other students in the class. The forum is a great way to post a question or comment for other students who are currently enrolled in the course to see. Additionally, you can search the forum to see if anyone in the past has addressed or discussed the issue, question, or comment you wanted to post about.Accessibility: All of the videos' slides and transcripts are available in this course.
Influence Wrecking Habits - Part 1
Influence Wrecking Habits - Part 2
Influence Wrecking Habits - Part 3
Influence Wrecking Habits - Part 4
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CLI Student Monique Andrade
"Hello, My name is Monique Andrade, and I am located in Hartford, Connecticut. I am an Early Childhood Education Teacher, I will be studying Divinity in CLI. I feel blessed to a part of such a great organization of believers.
I came to know the lord as my Lord and savior at the age of 19, before I became a Christian I was still going to church all my life, no one explained to me about giving my Life to the Lord at the time. Becoming a Christian was one of the best decisions I have ever made in my life. One day I will be Evangelising and telling others about the goodness of God.
The reason why I need this formal education is because I am passionate about God and his Kingdom, I want to go deeper into God's word. God said in 2 Timothy 2:15 "Study to shew thy self approved unto God." in the bible so that's what I want to do. That is why I am here.
My Christian leader dream is to one day teach the word of God to others in such a way that they want to learn more about Christ, to one day change lives over the world and to proclaim his good works.
This type of Formal Education is a blessing to me because I found this amazing school at the right time. I feel blessed to be a part of God's works, and I feel blessed to be a part of the family."
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