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Certificate In Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Course

How to Stay Motivated and Be Effective Working From Home

How to Stay Motivated and Be Effective Working From Home

For some people, working from home can seem like a dream opportunity. But they may not realize that this kind of position comes with a great amount of responsibility and challenges. Since these employees are not working in a centralized office, they may have the advantage of having flexible schedules and shorter or no commute, they can have disadvantages when it comes to receiving feedback and being able to communicate with teammates.

Through this Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Short Course you should be able to stay motivated in your ‘office’ while still feeling connected to the rest of the team.

By the end of this Certificate In Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the skills required for working outside the office
  • Learn keys to proper self-management
  • Learn ways to manage time effiiciently
  • Know different methods of organisation and planning
  • Identify various forms of communication and their proper use
  • Address and resolve challenges that teleworkers can face

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Core Skills Required

  • Self-management
  • Time management
  • Organising and planning
  • Communication

Module Three - Self Management (Part 1)

  • Solving problems on your own
  • Being and staying motivated
  • You have more freedom - Don't abuse it
  • You and only you are accountable

Module Four - Self-Management (Part 2)

  • Recognise and remove bad habits
  • Reflect on mistakes and learn from them
  • Establish good habits
  • Be assertive with yourself

Module Five - Time Management (Part 1)

  • Build a little flexibility into your schedule
  • Identify and remove time wasters
  • Working with time zones
  • Using free time wisely

Module Six - Time Management (Part 2)

  • The urgent/important matrix
  • Setting and sticking to deadlines
  • The glass jar: rocks, pebbles, sand and water
  • Recognise when you are procrastinating

Module Seven - Organising and Planning (Part 1)

  • Plan for additional stress
  • When to seek help
  • Being proactive - not reactive
  • Establish priorities and attainable goals

Module Eight - Organising and Planning (Part 2)

  • Setting up your home office
  • Remove unneeded or distracting items
  • When technology fails
  • Develop a normal working day

Module Nine - Communication (Part 1)

  • Stay in loop
  • Use the correct medium
  • Be clear and to the point
  • Virtual communication can be impersonal

Module Ten - Communication (Part 2)

  • Open and frequent communication
  • Share your information
  • Have a collaborative attitude
  • Setting expectations with family and friends

Module Eleven - Additional Challenges

  • Building trust and rapport
  • Feeling isolated
  • Always in the office
  • Lack of or less feedback

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Words from the Wise

  • MARGARET CARTY - The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have someone on your side.
  • ANONYMOUS - Teamork is the ability to work together toward a common vision - the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organisational objectives. It is fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
  • HENRY FORD - Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is a progress. Working together is a success.
  • BABE RUTH - The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet..

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Great course - Thank you

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13 June 2019 04:11:16 AM

Very informative. Learned a lot from watching the videos

11 June 2019 11:33:41 PM

i really learned a lot about myself. very inspiring.

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7 June 2019 01:55:13 AM

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5 June 2019 11:32:35 AM

Great course to motivate yourself

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I like this course a lot. It gives me a chance to start believing that I have to act not just to watch. My mind is my power. I can do it.

20 May 2019 11:26:13 PM

I have new ideas, how to actaully doing, not just watching. My mind is my power, it is all depends on me to succeed. I can do it.

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16 May 2019 10:30:36 AM

Another well written and easily understood course

14 May 2019 04:22:56 PM

Very helpful

8 May 2019 06:52:19 AM

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 029TATOSC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes (multiple choice)
Qualification: Certificate