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Learn How To Grow And Develop Personally And Professionally

  1. Conflict Resolution

  2. Emotional Intelligence

  3. Interpersonal Skills

  4. Leadership and Influence

  5. Organizational Skills

  6. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

  7. Increasing Your Happiness

  8. Improving Self-Awareness

  9. Improving Mindfulness

  10. Communication Strategies

1.Conflict Resolution: Learn How To Resolve Conflicts of Any Size

There are many ways to resolve conflicts - surrendering, running away, overpowering your opponent with violence, filing a lawsuit, etc.

Conflict resolution grew out of the belief that there are better options than using violence or going to court. Today, conflict resolution is used in a wide range of industries covering an array of different situations. This course will demonstrate the six-step process to resolve conflicts of any size.

You will also learn crucial conflict resolution skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame.

Course Topics:

  • Building Positive Energy
  • Fishbone Diagram
  • Agreement Frame

By the end of this Conflict Resolution Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what conflict and effective conflict resolution mean.
  • Understand all six phases of the conflict resolution process.
  • Understand the five main styles of conflict resolution.
  • Be able to adapt the process for all types of conflicts.
  • Be able to break out parts of the process and use those tools to prevent conflict.
  • Be able to use basic communication tools, such as the agreement frame and open questions.
  • Be able to use basic anger and stress management techniques

2.Emotional Intelligence: Control Your Actions and Emotions in A Positive Way

Emotional intelligence describes the ability to understand one's own feelings. It also provides great insight on how emotion influences motivation and behavior. The concepts of Emotional Intelligence have been around since the early 20th century, but the term was first introduced by Wayne Payne in 1985.

With our Emotional Intelligence course you will gain a better understanding of self-management and self-awareness. This in turn will give you better insight and control over your actions and emotions. With a greater understanding of emotions you will experience a positive impact on your professional and personal lives.

By the end of this Emotional Intelligence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and practice self-management, self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation and empathy
  • Understand, use and manage your emotions
  • Verbally communicate with others
  • Successfully communicate with others in a non-verbal manner
  • Identify the benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Relate emotional intelligence to the workplace
  • Balance optimisim and pessimism
  • Effectively impact others

3.Interpersonal Skills: Learn Powerful Communication Skills!

We've all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just have a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. You will identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.

The Interpersonal Skills course will help you work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. You will also identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation.

By the end of this Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between hearing and listening
  • Know some ways to improve the verbal skills of asking questions and communicating with power
  • Understand what non-verbal communication is and how it can enhance interpersonal relationships
  • Identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation
  • Identifying ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you've forgotten someone's name
  • Understand how seeing the other side, building bridges and giving in without giving up can improve skills in influencing other people
  • Understand how the use of facts and emotions can help bring people to your side
  • Identify ways of sharing one's opinions constructively
  • Learn tips in preparing for a negotiation, opening a negotiation, bargaining, and closing a negotiation
  • Learn tips in making an impact through powerful first impressions, situation assessment and being zealous without being offensive

4.Leadership and Influence: Become a Great & Influential Leader

They say that leaders are born, not made. While it is true that some people are born leaders, some leaders are born in the midst of adversity. Often, simple people who have never had a leadership role will stand up and take the lead when a situation they care about requires it. A simple example is parenting. When a child arrives, many parents discover leadership abilities they never knew existed in order to guide and protect their offspring.

Once you learn the techniques of true Leadership and Influence, you will be able to build the confidence it takes to take the lead. The more experience you have acting as a genuine leader, the easier it will be for you. It is never easy to take the lead, as you will need to make decisions and face challenges, but it can become natural and rewarding.

By the end of this Leadership and Influence Online short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what leadership means.
  • Explain the Great Man Theory.
  • Explain the Trait Theory.
  • Understand Transformational Leadership.
  • Understand how to adapt your leadership styles for the people you lead.
  • Understand leading by Directing
  • Understand leading by Coaching
  • Understand leading by Participating
  • Understand leading by Delegating
  • Kouzes and Posner
  • Conduct a personal inventory
  • Create an action plan
  • Establish personal goals

5.Organizational Skills: Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive

Good organizational skills can prove beneficial in many areas of life, including personal and business areas.

Organization skills can increase a person’s general productivity, project management, and can even affect his or her memory and retention skills. These skills are not acquired overnight – it will take a lot of hard work and practice. But with a little guidance and the right tools, anyone can learn how to stop hunting for missing things and become better organized with our Organizational Skills Online Short Course.

By the end of this Organizational Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organized
  • Learn to prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organize personal and work space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organized in the future

6.Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations. 

7.Increasing Your Happiness: Increase Your Happiness to Improve Productivity in the Workplace

Increasing ones happiness can be done through the power of positive thinking. That is one skill that this course will touch on to teach you how to be happier. Happiness will spread throughout your organization, and have a positive effect on everyone.

With our Increasing Your Happiness course, you will engage in unique and helpful ways to increase their happiness. This will have a robust effect on your professional and personal lives. It will improve your communication skills, increase productivity, and lesson absenteeism.

By the end of this Increasing Your Happiness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss how planning ahead cultivates workplace happiness
  • Create a nightly routine and daily plan
  • Relate more effectively to others in the workplace
  • Understand how the workspace environment impacts happiness
  • Think more positively
  • Take actions that will create greater workplace happiness

8.Improving Self-Awareness: Improve Self-awareness to Gain a Better Understanding of Oneself

Self awareness is an important part of everyday life. It transfers over to your personal, social, physical and work life. It can help one gain a better understanding of themselves, and how to live a better, more fulfilling life. When working to deepen one’s own self awareness, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to fully become self aware.

With the Increasing  Self Awareness  course, you will learn how beneficial becoming more self aware can be. A highly self aware person will become more equipped to deal with daily life and its challenges. Through this course, you will gain a new perspective on yourself and your emotions, and become a valuable member to society.

Making the commitment to consistently apply the concepts every day is the key to changing and adopting new behaviors in a short amount of time.

By the end of this Increasing Self-awareness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define the self and different aspects of the self
  • Learn from introspection
  • Understand the nature and value of emotions
  • Appreciate themselves
  • Appreciate others
  • Improve effectiveness

9.Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

10.Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

This course will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

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  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates 

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

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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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The Self Development Skills You Need Learning 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Conflict Resolution

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Introduction to Conflict Resolution

  • Conflict, What Is It?
  • What is Effective Conflict Resolution?
  • Understanding the Effective Conflict Resolution Process

Section Three: Effective Conflict Resolution Styles

  • Collaborating
  • Competing
  • Compromising
  • Accommodating
  • Avoiding

Section Four: Creating a Communicative Atmosphere

  • Defuse Emotions
  • Setting Ground Rules
  • Choosing the Time and Place

Section Five: Mutual Understanding

  • What Do I Want?
  • What Do They Want?
  • What Do We Want?

Section Six: Focusing on Individual and Shared Needs

  • Identify Common Ground
  • Build Positive Energy and Goodwill
  • Strengthen Your Partnership

Section Seven: Analysing to the Root Cause

  • Examining Root Causes
  • Creating a Cause and Effect Diagram
  • Identifying the Benefits of Resolution

Section Eight: Create Options

  • Generate, Don’t Evaluate
  • Creating Mutual Gain Options and Multiple Option Solutions
  • Digging Deeper into Your Options

Section Nine: Solution Building

  • Creating Criteria
  • Creating a Shortlist
  • Choosing a Solution
  • Building a Plan

Module Ten: The Short Version of the Process

  • Evaluating the Situation 
  • Choosing Your Steps 
  • Creating an Action Plan 
  • Using Individual Process Steps

Module Eleven: Additional Tools

  • Stress and Anger Management Techniques 
  • The Agreement Frame 
  • Asking Open Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate in Emotional Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Emotional Intelligence?

  • Self-management
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-regulation
  • Self-motivation
  • Empathy

Module Three - Skills in Emotional Intelligence

  • How to accurately perceive emotions
  • Use emotions to facilitate thinking
  • Manage emotions

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Focused listening
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with flexibility and authenticity

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body Language
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Six - Social Management and Responsibility

  • Benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Articulate your emotions using language

Module Seven - Tools to Regulate your Emotions

  • Seeing the other side
  • Self-management and self-awareness
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Gaining Control

  • Using coping thoughts
  • Using relaxation techniques
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Business Practices (Part 1)

  • Understand emotions and how to manage them in the workplace
  • Role of emotional intelligence at work
  • Disagreeing constructively

Module Ten - Business Practices (Part 2)

  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • The balance between optimism and pessimism

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate in Interpersonal Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Three - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • The signals you sent to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Four - Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond

  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Moving the Conversation Along

  • Asking for examples
  • Using repetition
  • Using summary questions
  • Asking for clarity and completeness

Module Six - Remembering Names

  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Using Mnemonics
  • Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name

Module Seven - Influencing Skills

  • Seeing the other side
  • Building a bridge
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Bringing People to Your Side

  • A dash of emotion
  • Plenty of facts
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Sharing your Opinion

  • Using I-messages
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Building consensus

Module Ten - Negotiation Basics

  • Preparation
  • Opening
  • Bargaining
  • Closing

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 -Certificate in  Leadership and Influence

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: How Leadership Evolved

  • What is Leadership
  • Leadership Characteristics
  • Leadership Principles
  • Leadership through the ages
  • The Great Man
  • The Trait Theory
  • Transformational Leadership

Section Three: Situational Leadership

  • Situational Leadership: Telling
  • Situational Leadership: Selling
  • Situational Leadership: Participating
  • Situational Leadership: Delegating

Section Four: A Personal Evaluation

  • Kouzes and Posner
  • A Personal Inventory
  • Create an Action Plan

Section Five: Modeling the Way

  • Inspirational Role Model
  • Influencing Others’ Perspectives

Section Six: Inspiring a Shared Vision

  • Choose Your Vision
  • Communicate Your Vision
  • Identifying the Benefit for Others

Section Seven: Challenging the Process

  • Your Inner Innovator
  • Room for Improvement
  • Lobbying for Change

Section Eight: Enabling Others to Act

  • Encouraging Growth
  • Creating Mutual Respect
  • The Importance of Trust

Section Nine: Encouraging the Heart

  • Sharing Rewards
  • Celebrating Accomplishments
  • Making Celebration Part of Your Culture

Section Ten: Influencing Skills

  • The Art of Persuasion
  • The Principles of Influence

Section Eleven: Setting Goals

  • Create SMART Goals
  • Long-Term Plans
  • Creating a Support System

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate in Organizational Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Remove the Clutter

  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place

Module Three - Prioritize

  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule

Module Four - Scheduling Your Time

  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control

Module Five - To Do Lists

  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately

Module Six - Paper and Paperless Storage

  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives

Module Seven - Organization in Your Work Area

  • Keeping items within arm's reach
  • Only have current projects on your desk
  • Arranging your drawers
  • Organize to match your workflow

Module Eight - Tools to Fight Procrastination

  • Eat that Frog!
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks

Module Nine - Organizing Your Inbox

  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important items

Module Ten - Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation

  • Keeping everything
  • Not being consistent
  • Not following a schedule
  • Bad habits

Module Eleven - Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Certificate in Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What does Self-Confidence mean to you?

  • What is Assertiveness?
  • What is Self-Confidence?
  • The Four styles

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing; they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Body language

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

  • Identifying your worth
  • Creating positive self-talk
  • Identifying and addressing strengths and weaknesses

Module Seven - Looking the Part

  • The importance of appearance
  • The role of body language
  • First impressions count

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

  • It's how you say it
  • Sounding confident
  • Using "I" messages

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

  • What to do when you're on the spot
  • Using STAR to make your case

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate in Increasing Your Happiness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Plan Ahead for Happiness

  • Have a Nightly Routine
  • Get at Least 8 Hours of Sleep
  • Wake Up Early Enough for Some “Me” Time    
  • Give Yourself Time to Arrive at Work Early    

Module Three: Plan Your Day

  • Arrive 10-15 Minutes Early
  • Check for Action Items
  • Create a To-Do List for the Day
  • Build in Breaks

Module Four: Relate to Others

  • Greet Your Colleagues
  • Smile! Fake It If You Have To!
  • Build Your Support Team
  • Take Time to Socialize

Module Five: Go to Your Happy (Work) Space

  • Create a Workspace That Makes You Happy
  • Clear the Clutter
  • Bring in Personal Touches
  • Add Some Green!

Module Six: Accentuate the Positive

  • Use a Daily Affirmation
  • Surround Yourself with Positive People
  • Limit Your Negative Interactions
  • Build Friendships

Module Seven: Use Your Benefits

  • Use Your Vacation and Paid Time Off!
  • Gym or Health Club Memberships
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Explore Other Benefits

Module Eight: Take Control of Your Career Happiness

  • Take Control of Your Professional Development
  • Seek Frequent Feedback
  • Practice Professional Courage
  • Seek Mentoring, and Seek to Mentor Others

Module Nine: Set Boundaries

  • Learn to Say No
  • Learn to Say Yes
  • Protect Your Downtime
  • Know When to Call It a Day

Module Ten: Practice Positivity

  • Address Conflict and Misunderstandings Directly
  • Keep Your Interactions Positive
  • Practice Gratitude
  • Look for the Silver Lining

Module Eleven: Choose to Be Happy

  • Happiness is a Choice
  • Choose Your Stress Response
  • Do One Thing Every Day That You Love and Enjoy
  • Seek to Make Positive Changes

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Certificate in Improving Self-Awareness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Is the Self?

  • The Physical Self
  • The Emotional Self
  • The Mental Self
  • The Spiritual Self

Module Three: Awareness of the Physical Self

  • Scanning
  • Progressive Relaxation
  • Physical Stressors
  • Exercise

Module Four: Time Management

  • Organization
  • Goal Management
  • Priorities
  • Procrastination

Module Five: The Emotional Self

  • Validity of Emotions
  • Utility of Emotions
  • Emotional Arousal
  • Emotional Valence

Module Six: Mood Management

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Categories of Emotion
  • Increasing Arousal
  • Decreasing Arousal

Module Seven: The Mental Self

  • Thinking Style
  • Learning Style
  • Personality
  • Stinking Thinking

Module Eight: Interpersonal Awareness

  • Addressing Different Thinking Styles
  • Addressing Different Learning Styles
  • Active Listening and Body Language
  • Transactional Analysis

Module Nine: The Spiritual Self

  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Cultivating Positivity
  • Gratitude

Module Ten: Limitations of Self Awareness

  • Navel Gazing
  • Excessive Self Discipline
  • Developing Humility
  • Developing Empathy

Module Eleven: Independence versus Interdependence

  • What is Interdependence?
  • Systems Theory
  • More Than the Sum of All Parts
  • Team Building

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate in Improving Mindfulness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

  • Buddhist Concept
  • Bare Attention
  • Psychological Concept of Mindfulness
  • Memory

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

  • The Purpose of Emotions
  • High Performance Emotions
  • Swing Emotions
  • Blue Emotions

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

  • Dichotomous Reasoning
  • Magnification and Minimization
  • Filtering
  • Jumping to Conclusions

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

  • Destructive Labeling
  • Personalizing
  • Blaming
  • The Tyranny of the Should

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Mental Modes
  • Doing Mode
  • Being Mode
  • Metacognitive Awareness

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • What is Gratitude?
  • Gratitude Journal
  • An Exercise in Mindfulness and Gratitude
  • Forming a Habit

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

  • The Emotion-Cognition-Behavior Triangle
  • Cultivating Enthusiasm
  • Cultivating Confidence
  • Cultivating Tenacity

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

  • Individually Focused
  • Active Listening
  • Building a Rapport
  • Timing

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate in Communication Strategies

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: The Big Picture

  • What is Communication?
  • How Do We Communicate?
  • Who’s Listening?

Section Three: Barriers to Communication

  • It All Starts with Me
  • Common Barriers to Communication
  • Language Barriers
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Location Barriers

Section Four: Paraverbal Communication Skills

  • The Power of Pitch
  • The Power of Tone
  • Vocal Speed Camera

Section Five: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body Speaks its own Language

Section Six: Speak Like a STAR
Using STAR

  • Situation
  • Task
  • Action
  • Response

Section Seven: Listening Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Understanding Active Listening
  • Sending Positive Signals to Others

Section Eight: Asking Good Questions

  • Asking Open Questions
  • Probing Questions

Section Nine: Appreciative Inquiry

  • The Four Stages
  • The Purpose of Appreciative Inquiry

Section Ten: The Art of Conversation Using SPEAC

  • Suppose
  • Prepare
  • Enquire
  • Ascertain
  • Change

Section Eleven: Advanced Communication Skills

  • Precipitating Factors
  • Common Ground

Section Twelve: Wrapping up

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:

Windows:

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

MAC/iOS

  • 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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5 December 2019 02:26:53 PM

Informative

4 December 2019 04:58:37 PM

A succinct and efficient course, straight to the point and easy and enjoyable to digest.

3 December 2019 09:24:14 AM

Good tips.

2 December 2019 05:27:02 PM

The course is very very useful. It will help lots.

1 December 2019 08:28:15 PM

I learned organizing has to do with decluttering prioritizing and decide on things you want and need to keep, things that can be donated which are much more useful for others and things that are no longer useful or damaged that goes to bin. Think about document organization and desk work place organization that saves time and effective and productive working habit. Learned about procrastination and bad habits that disallow us from achieving our goals.

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25 November 2019 09:50:26 PM

Very informative. My organisation skill has improved a great deal.

23 November 2019 06:13:18 PM

I enjoyed this course it was easy to understand, short, uncluttered and to the point. Thank you

23 November 2019 07:27:33 AM

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17 November 2019 03:35:17 AM

I enjoyed the course. It was worth the time spent. The lectures were short and precise. Also simple to understand. Thank you very much.

12 November 2019 12:04:24 PM

The course was short but enjoyable. It taught me some new concepts and helped put approaches I already take into words that can be used to explain them.

11 November 2019 09:30:17 AM

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11 November 2019 01:52:55 AM

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11 November 2019 12:06:07 AM

Excellent course.

10 November 2019 01:43:51 AM

Great course thus far.

8 November 2019 06:28:34 PM

Good

6 November 2019 05:12:22 PM

This course motivated me a lot and felt like I have to start organizing everything in my life immediately.

6 November 2019 12:13:15 PM

I think this is very interesting and should have a follow up in a months time to assess if improvements have been made.

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About this Course

Learn How To Grow And Develop Personally And Professionally

  1. Conflict Resolution

  2. Emotional Intelligence

  3. Interpersonal Skills

  4. Leadership and Influence

  5. Organizational Skills

  6. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

  7. Increasing Your Happiness

  8. Improving Self-Awareness

  9. Improving Mindfulness

  10. Communication Strategies

1.Conflict Resolution: Learn How To Resolve Conflicts of Any Size

There are many ways to resolve conflicts - surrendering, running away, overpowering your opponent with violence, filing a lawsuit, etc.

Conflict resolution grew out of the belief that there are better options than using violence or going to court. Today, conflict resolution is used in a wide range of industries covering an array of different situations. This course will demonstrate the six-step process to resolve conflicts of any size.

You will also learn crucial conflict resolution skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame.

Course Topics:

  • Building Positive Energy
  • Fishbone Diagram
  • Agreement Frame

By the end of this Conflict Resolution Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what conflict and effective conflict resolution mean.
  • Understand all six phases of the conflict resolution process.
  • Understand the five main styles of conflict resolution.
  • Be able to adapt the process for all types of conflicts.
  • Be able to break out parts of the process and use those tools to prevent conflict.
  • Be able to use basic communication tools, such as the agreement frame and open questions.
  • Be able to use basic anger and stress management techniques

2.Emotional Intelligence: Control Your Actions and Emotions in A Positive Way

Emotional intelligence describes the ability to understand one's own feelings. It also provides great insight on how emotion influences motivation and behavior. The concepts of Emotional Intelligence have been around since the early 20th century, but the term was first introduced by Wayne Payne in 1985.

With our Emotional Intelligence course you will gain a better understanding of self-management and self-awareness. This in turn will give you better insight and control over your actions and emotions. With a greater understanding of emotions you will experience a positive impact on your professional and personal lives.

By the end of this Emotional Intelligence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and practice self-management, self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation and empathy
  • Understand, use and manage your emotions
  • Verbally communicate with others
  • Successfully communicate with others in a non-verbal manner
  • Identify the benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Relate emotional intelligence to the workplace
  • Balance optimisim and pessimism
  • Effectively impact others

3.Interpersonal Skills: Learn Powerful Communication Skills!

We've all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just have a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. You will identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.

The Interpersonal Skills course will help you work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. You will also identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation.

By the end of this Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between hearing and listening
  • Know some ways to improve the verbal skills of asking questions and communicating with power
  • Understand what non-verbal communication is and how it can enhance interpersonal relationships
  • Identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation
  • Identifying ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you've forgotten someone's name
  • Understand how seeing the other side, building bridges and giving in without giving up can improve skills in influencing other people
  • Understand how the use of facts and emotions can help bring people to your side
  • Identify ways of sharing one's opinions constructively
  • Learn tips in preparing for a negotiation, opening a negotiation, bargaining, and closing a negotiation
  • Learn tips in making an impact through powerful first impressions, situation assessment and being zealous without being offensive

4.Leadership and Influence: Become a Great & Influential Leader

They say that leaders are born, not made. While it is true that some people are born leaders, some leaders are born in the midst of adversity. Often, simple people who have never had a leadership role will stand up and take the lead when a situation they care about requires it. A simple example is parenting. When a child arrives, many parents discover leadership abilities they never knew existed in order to guide and protect their offspring.

Once you learn the techniques of true Leadership and Influence, you will be able to build the confidence it takes to take the lead. The more experience you have acting as a genuine leader, the easier it will be for you. It is never easy to take the lead, as you will need to make decisions and face challenges, but it can become natural and rewarding.

By the end of this Leadership and Influence Online short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what leadership means.
  • Explain the Great Man Theory.
  • Explain the Trait Theory.
  • Understand Transformational Leadership.
  • Understand how to adapt your leadership styles for the people you lead.
  • Understand leading by Directing
  • Understand leading by Coaching
  • Understand leading by Participating
  • Understand leading by Delegating
  • Kouzes and Posner
  • Conduct a personal inventory
  • Create an action plan
  • Establish personal goals

5.Organizational Skills: Achieve Your Goals By Being Organized and Productive

Good organizational skills can prove beneficial in many areas of life, including personal and business areas.

Organization skills can increase a person’s general productivity, project management, and can even affect his or her memory and retention skills. These skills are not acquired overnight – it will take a lot of hard work and practice. But with a little guidance and the right tools, anyone can learn how to stop hunting for missing things and become better organized with our Organizational Skills Online Short Course.

By the end of this Organizational Skills Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organized
  • Learn to prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Determine ways of storing information and supplies
  • Learn to organize personal and work space
  • Learn to resist procrastination
  • Make plans to stay organized in the future

6.Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations. 

7.Increasing Your Happiness: Increase Your Happiness to Improve Productivity in the Workplace

Increasing ones happiness can be done through the power of positive thinking. That is one skill that this course will touch on to teach you how to be happier. Happiness will spread throughout your organization, and have a positive effect on everyone.

With our Increasing Your Happiness course, you will engage in unique and helpful ways to increase their happiness. This will have a robust effect on your professional and personal lives. It will improve your communication skills, increase productivity, and lesson absenteeism.

By the end of this Increasing Your Happiness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss how planning ahead cultivates workplace happiness
  • Create a nightly routine and daily plan
  • Relate more effectively to others in the workplace
  • Understand how the workspace environment impacts happiness
  • Think more positively
  • Take actions that will create greater workplace happiness

8.Improving Self-Awareness: Improve Self-awareness to Gain a Better Understanding of Oneself

Self awareness is an important part of everyday life. It transfers over to your personal, social, physical and work life. It can help one gain a better understanding of themselves, and how to live a better, more fulfilling life. When working to deepen one’s own self awareness, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to fully become self aware.

With the Increasing  Self Awareness  course, you will learn how beneficial becoming more self aware can be. A highly self aware person will become more equipped to deal with daily life and its challenges. Through this course, you will gain a new perspective on yourself and your emotions, and become a valuable member to society.

Making the commitment to consistently apply the concepts every day is the key to changing and adopting new behaviors in a short amount of time.

By the end of this Increasing Self-awareness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define the self and different aspects of the self
  • Learn from introspection
  • Understand the nature and value of emotions
  • Appreciate themselves
  • Appreciate others
  • Improve effectiveness

9.Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

10.Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

This course will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

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  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
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The Self Development Skills You Need Learning 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Conflict Resolution

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Introduction to Conflict Resolution

  • Conflict, What Is It?
  • What is Effective Conflict Resolution?
  • Understanding the Effective Conflict Resolution Process

Section Three: Effective Conflict Resolution Styles

  • Collaborating
  • Competing
  • Compromising
  • Accommodating
  • Avoiding

Section Four: Creating a Communicative Atmosphere

  • Defuse Emotions
  • Setting Ground Rules
  • Choosing the Time and Place

Section Five: Mutual Understanding

  • What Do I Want?
  • What Do They Want?
  • What Do We Want?

Section Six: Focusing on Individual and Shared Needs

  • Identify Common Ground
  • Build Positive Energy and Goodwill
  • Strengthen Your Partnership

Section Seven: Analysing to the Root Cause

  • Examining Root Causes
  • Creating a Cause and Effect Diagram
  • Identifying the Benefits of Resolution

Section Eight: Create Options

  • Generate, Don’t Evaluate
  • Creating Mutual Gain Options and Multiple Option Solutions
  • Digging Deeper into Your Options

Section Nine: Solution Building

  • Creating Criteria
  • Creating a Shortlist
  • Choosing a Solution
  • Building a Plan

Module Ten: The Short Version of the Process

  • Evaluating the Situation 
  • Choosing Your Steps 
  • Creating an Action Plan 
  • Using Individual Process Steps

Module Eleven: Additional Tools

  • Stress and Anger Management Techniques 
  • The Agreement Frame 
  • Asking Open Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate in Emotional Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Emotional Intelligence?

  • Self-management
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-regulation
  • Self-motivation
  • Empathy

Module Three - Skills in Emotional Intelligence

  • How to accurately perceive emotions
  • Use emotions to facilitate thinking
  • Manage emotions

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Focused listening
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with flexibility and authenticity

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body Language
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Six - Social Management and Responsibility

  • Benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Articulate your emotions using language

Module Seven - Tools to Regulate your Emotions

  • Seeing the other side
  • Self-management and self-awareness
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Gaining Control

  • Using coping thoughts
  • Using relaxation techniques
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Business Practices (Part 1)

  • Understand emotions and how to manage them in the workplace
  • Role of emotional intelligence at work
  • Disagreeing constructively

Module Ten - Business Practices (Part 2)

  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • The balance between optimism and pessimism

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate in Interpersonal Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Three - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • The signals you sent to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Four - Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond

  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Moving the Conversation Along

  • Asking for examples
  • Using repetition
  • Using summary questions
  • Asking for clarity and completeness

Module Six - Remembering Names

  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Using Mnemonics
  • Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name

Module Seven - Influencing Skills

  • Seeing the other side
  • Building a bridge
  • Giving in without giving up

Module Eight - Bringing People to Your Side

  • A dash of emotion
  • Plenty of facts
  • Bringing it all together

Module Nine - Sharing your Opinion

  • Using I-messages
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Building consensus

Module Ten - Negotiation Basics

  • Preparation
  • Opening
  • Bargaining
  • Closing

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

  • Creating a powerful first impression
  • Assessing a situation
  • Being zealous without being offensive

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 -Certificate in  Leadership and Influence

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: How Leadership Evolved

  • What is Leadership
  • Leadership Characteristics
  • Leadership Principles
  • Leadership through the ages
  • The Great Man
  • The Trait Theory
  • Transformational Leadership

Section Three: Situational Leadership

  • Situational Leadership: Telling
  • Situational Leadership: Selling
  • Situational Leadership: Participating
  • Situational Leadership: Delegating

Section Four: A Personal Evaluation

  • Kouzes and Posner
  • A Personal Inventory
  • Create an Action Plan

Section Five: Modeling the Way

  • Inspirational Role Model
  • Influencing Others’ Perspectives

Section Six: Inspiring a Shared Vision

  • Choose Your Vision
  • Communicate Your Vision
  • Identifying the Benefit for Others

Section Seven: Challenging the Process

  • Your Inner Innovator
  • Room for Improvement
  • Lobbying for Change

Section Eight: Enabling Others to Act

  • Encouraging Growth
  • Creating Mutual Respect
  • The Importance of Trust

Section Nine: Encouraging the Heart

  • Sharing Rewards
  • Celebrating Accomplishments
  • Making Celebration Part of Your Culture

Section Ten: Influencing Skills

  • The Art of Persuasion
  • The Principles of Influence

Section Eleven: Setting Goals

  • Create SMART Goals
  • Long-Term Plans
  • Creating a Support System

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate in Organizational Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Remove the Clutter

  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place

Module Three - Prioritize

  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule

Module Four - Scheduling Your Time

  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control

Module Five - To Do Lists

  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately

Module Six - Paper and Paperless Storage

  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives

Module Seven - Organization in Your Work Area

  • Keeping items within arm's reach
  • Only have current projects on your desk
  • Arranging your drawers
  • Organize to match your workflow

Module Eight - Tools to Fight Procrastination

  • Eat that Frog!
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks

Module Nine - Organizing Your Inbox

  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important items

Module Ten - Avoid the Causes of Disorganisation

  • Keeping everything
  • Not being consistent
  • Not following a schedule
  • Bad habits

Module Eleven - Discipline is the Key to Stay Organised

  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Certificate in Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What does Self-Confidence mean to you?

  • What is Assertiveness?
  • What is Self-Confidence?
  • The Four styles

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing; they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Body language

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

  • Identifying your worth
  • Creating positive self-talk
  • Identifying and addressing strengths and weaknesses

Module Seven - Looking the Part

  • The importance of appearance
  • The role of body language
  • First impressions count

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

  • It's how you say it
  • Sounding confident
  • Using "I" messages

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

  • What to do when you're on the spot
  • Using STAR to make your case

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate in Increasing Your Happiness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: Plan Ahead for Happiness

  • Have a Nightly Routine
  • Get at Least 8 Hours of Sleep
  • Wake Up Early Enough for Some “Me” Time    
  • Give Yourself Time to Arrive at Work Early    

Module Three: Plan Your Day

  • Arrive 10-15 Minutes Early
  • Check for Action Items
  • Create a To-Do List for the Day
  • Build in Breaks

Module Four: Relate to Others

  • Greet Your Colleagues
  • Smile! Fake It If You Have To!
  • Build Your Support Team
  • Take Time to Socialize

Module Five: Go to Your Happy (Work) Space

  • Create a Workspace That Makes You Happy
  • Clear the Clutter
  • Bring in Personal Touches
  • Add Some Green!

Module Six: Accentuate the Positive

  • Use a Daily Affirmation
  • Surround Yourself with Positive People
  • Limit Your Negative Interactions
  • Build Friendships

Module Seven: Use Your Benefits

  • Use Your Vacation and Paid Time Off!
  • Gym or Health Club Memberships
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Explore Other Benefits

Module Eight: Take Control of Your Career Happiness

  • Take Control of Your Professional Development
  • Seek Frequent Feedback
  • Practice Professional Courage
  • Seek Mentoring, and Seek to Mentor Others

Module Nine: Set Boundaries

  • Learn to Say No
  • Learn to Say Yes
  • Protect Your Downtime
  • Know When to Call It a Day

Module Ten: Practice Positivity

  • Address Conflict and Misunderstandings Directly
  • Keep Your Interactions Positive
  • Practice Gratitude
  • Look for the Silver Lining

Module Eleven: Choose to Be Happy

  • Happiness is a Choice
  • Choose Your Stress Response
  • Do One Thing Every Day That You Love and Enjoy
  • Seek to Make Positive Changes

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Certificate in Improving Self-Awareness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Is the Self?

  • The Physical Self
  • The Emotional Self
  • The Mental Self
  • The Spiritual Self

Module Three: Awareness of the Physical Self

  • Scanning
  • Progressive Relaxation
  • Physical Stressors
  • Exercise

Module Four: Time Management

  • Organization
  • Goal Management
  • Priorities
  • Procrastination

Module Five: The Emotional Self

  • Validity of Emotions
  • Utility of Emotions
  • Emotional Arousal
  • Emotional Valence

Module Six: Mood Management

  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Categories of Emotion
  • Increasing Arousal
  • Decreasing Arousal

Module Seven: The Mental Self

  • Thinking Style
  • Learning Style
  • Personality
  • Stinking Thinking

Module Eight: Interpersonal Awareness

  • Addressing Different Thinking Styles
  • Addressing Different Learning Styles
  • Active Listening and Body Language
  • Transactional Analysis

Module Nine: The Spiritual Self

  • Mindfulness
  • Meditation
  • Cultivating Positivity
  • Gratitude

Module Ten: Limitations of Self Awareness

  • Navel Gazing
  • Excessive Self Discipline
  • Developing Humility
  • Developing Empathy

Module Eleven: Independence versus Interdependence

  • What is Interdependence?
  • Systems Theory
  • More Than the Sum of All Parts
  • Team Building

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate in Improving Mindfulness

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

  • Buddhist Concept
  • Bare Attention
  • Psychological Concept of Mindfulness
  • Memory

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

  • The Purpose of Emotions
  • High Performance Emotions
  • Swing Emotions
  • Blue Emotions

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

  • Dichotomous Reasoning
  • Magnification and Minimization
  • Filtering
  • Jumping to Conclusions

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

  • Destructive Labeling
  • Personalizing
  • Blaming
  • The Tyranny of the Should

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Mental Modes
  • Doing Mode
  • Being Mode
  • Metacognitive Awareness

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • What is Gratitude?
  • Gratitude Journal
  • An Exercise in Mindfulness and Gratitude
  • Forming a Habit

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

  • The Emotion-Cognition-Behavior Triangle
  • Cultivating Enthusiasm
  • Cultivating Confidence
  • Cultivating Tenacity

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

  • Individually Focused
  • Active Listening
  • Building a Rapport
  • Timing

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate in Communication Strategies

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: The Big Picture

  • What is Communication?
  • How Do We Communicate?
  • Who’s Listening?

Section Three: Barriers to Communication

  • It All Starts with Me
  • Common Barriers to Communication
  • Language Barriers
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Location Barriers

Section Four: Paraverbal Communication Skills

  • The Power of Pitch
  • The Power of Tone
  • Vocal Speed Camera

Section Five: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body Speaks its own Language

Section Six: Speak Like a STAR
Using STAR

  • Situation
  • Task
  • Action
  • Response

Section Seven: Listening Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Understanding Active Listening
  • Sending Positive Signals to Others

Section Eight: Asking Good Questions

  • Asking Open Questions
  • Probing Questions

Section Nine: Appreciative Inquiry

  • The Four Stages
  • The Purpose of Appreciative Inquiry

Section Ten: The Art of Conversation Using SPEAC

  • Suppose
  • Prepare
  • Enquire
  • Ascertain
  • Change

Section Eleven: Advanced Communication Skills

  • Precipitating Factors
  • Common Ground

Section Twelve: Wrapping up

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:

Windows:

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

MAC/iOS

  • 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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5 December 2019 02:26:53 PM

Informative

4 December 2019 04:58:37 PM

A succinct and efficient course, straight to the point and easy and enjoyable to digest.

3 December 2019 09:24:14 AM

Good tips.

2 December 2019 05:27:02 PM

The course is very very useful. It will help lots.

1 December 2019 08:28:15 PM

I learned organizing has to do with decluttering prioritizing and decide on things you want and need to keep, things that can be donated which are much more useful for others and things that are no longer useful or damaged that goes to bin. Think about document organization and desk work place organization that saves time and effective and productive working habit. Learned about procrastination and bad habits that disallow us from achieving our goals.

30 November 2019 03:29:57 AM

dużo pomocnych materiałów

27 November 2019 04:35:48 AM

Wiele przydatnych przykładów

25 November 2019 09:50:26 PM

Very informative. My organisation skill has improved a great deal.

23 November 2019 06:13:18 PM

I enjoyed this course it was easy to understand, short, uncluttered and to the point. Thank you

23 November 2019 07:27:33 AM

Świetne opracowanie tematu. Przydatne informacje i bogate słownictwo.

17 November 2019 03:35:17 AM

I enjoyed the course. It was worth the time spent. The lectures were short and precise. Also simple to understand. Thank you very much.

12 November 2019 12:04:24 PM

The course was short but enjoyable. It taught me some new concepts and helped put approaches I already take into words that can be used to explain them.

11 November 2019 09:30:17 AM

this is great

11 November 2019 09:08:21 AM

this is great

11 November 2019 01:52:55 AM

Good Course!!!

11 November 2019 12:06:07 AM

Excellent course.

10 November 2019 01:43:51 AM

Great course thus far.

8 November 2019 06:28:34 PM

Good

6 November 2019 05:12:22 PM

This course motivated me a lot and felt like I have to start organizing everything in my life immediately.

6 November 2019 12:13:15 PM

I think this is very interesting and should have a follow up in a months time to assess if improvements have been made.

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