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Get Developing Creativity, Creative Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Personal Productivity, Organizational Skills, Project Management, Conflict Resolution, Business Ethics, Stress Management and Business Acumen in this Bundle

1. Developing Creativity: Inspire Your Creativity To Achieve Goals

Children have an innate creative ability when they are born, but for some reason adults can lose it along the way. You will move out of the mundane, be more curious, engage, and explore new ideas. Recognize creativity and be ready when it happens.

With our Developing Creativity course, you will learn how to remove barriers that block or limit your creativity. You will improve your imagination, divergent thinking, and mental flexibility. You will learn mind mapping, individual brainstorming, and when to recognize and look for what inspires you to be more creative. 

Creativity and innovation will improve your chances of success in business and in life. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to inspire you and develop your creative mindset. By changing the way that you think and overcoming your fear of risk, you will improve your creativity and change your life. Implementing the guidelines in this module is the first step to forever changing your creative process.

By the end of this Developing Creativity Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Get Yourself Organised
  • Manage your time more effectively
  • Prioritise your time and get things done
  • Complete Special Tasks
  • Improve your Communication Skills
  • Improve your Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Empower Yourself
  • Deal with your managers more effectively
  • Take Care of Yourself

 2. Creative Problem Solving: Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in problem solving
  • Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly
  • Identify and use four different problem definition tools
  • Write concrete problem statements
  • Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting
  • Perform a final analysis to select a solution
  • Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution
  • Understand the need to refine the shortlist and re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

3. Critical Thinking: Analyze and Evaluate Information to Boost Your Performance

Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information. With these skills you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from a piece of data. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur.

Our Critical Thinking course will lead you to be a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce bias which will provide a greater understanding of the environment. This course will provide you with the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information which will provide an incredible boost in performance.

By the end of this Critical Thinking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the components of critical thinking
  • Utilise non-linear thinking
  • Use logical thinking
  • Recognise what it means to be a critical thinker
  • Evaluate information using critical thinking skills
  • Identify the benefits of critical thinking
  • Revise perspective, when necessary
  • Comprehend problem solving abilities

4. Personal Productivity: Banish Procrastination From Your Life Once And For All

Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most. This course will help you learn new ways to organize your time for a more productive life. It will also show you some techniques for rebalancing your energy levels. It's time to exhale stale, old ideas. And, inhale new inspiration for joyful living that produces quality outcomes.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse and refocus for more productive outcomes.
  • Techniques that will engender self-discipline and respect for yourself and from others.
  • Adapt to impromptu requests and learn to say no when required.
  • Attend to your needs promptly and efficiently.
  • Become more organized in your daily life.
  • How to develop a more sharing and accepting attitude to others.

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. Project Management: Being Able to Manage Projects is Important in Getting Things Done

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

This Project Management Online Short Course will give you an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day.

By the end of this Project Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define projects, project management, and project managers
  • Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe the triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements and deliverables
  • Create key project documents, including the statement of work, project planning worksheet, and project charter
  • Build a project schedule by estimating time, cost and resources
  • Understand and use the work breakdown structure
  • Create project  planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project

7. 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

8. Business Ethics: Business Ethics are Vital for an Organization to be Successful

A company's ethics will determine its reputation. Good business ethics are essential for the long-term success of an organization. Implementing an ethical program will foster a successful company culture and increase profitability.

Developing a Business Ethics program takes time and effort, but doing so will do more than improve business, it will change lives.

A company's ethics will have an influence on all levels of business. It will influence all who interact with the company including customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an effect on the way a company's ethics are developed.

It is a two-way street; the influence goes both ways, which makes understanding ethics a very important part of doing business today. Ethics is very important, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before.

By the end of this Business Ethics Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and understand ethics
  • Understand the benefits of ethics
  • Create strategies to implement ethics at work
  • Recognise social and business responsibility
  • Identify ethical and unethical behavior
  • Learn how to make ethical decisions and lead with integrity

9. Stress Management: How To Address and Overcome Stressfull Situations

Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. You will be shown how stress can be positive and negative, and we will look at the Triple A approach that will form the basis of this course.

The Stress Management course will give you a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system. You will also understand what lifestyle elements they can change to reduce stress.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid or Accept)
  • Understand what lifestyle elements you can change to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Use environmental and physical relaxation techniques
  • Better cope with major events
  • Use a stress log to identify stressors and create a plan to reduce or eliminate them

10. Business Acumen: Increase your Financial Literacy & Improve Business Sense

Improve your judgment and decisiveness skills. Business Acumen is all about seeing the big picture and recognizing that all decisions no matter how small can have an effect on the bottom line. Increase your financial literacy and improve business sense. 

Business Acumen will give you an advantage everyone wishes they had. The Business Acumen Online Short Course will help you recognize learning events, manage risk better, and increase your critical thinking. Business Acumen has the ability to influence your whole organization, and provide that additional edge that will lead to success.

By the end of this Business Acumen Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know how to see the big picture
  • Develop a risk management strategy
  • Know how to practice financial literacy
  • Develop critical thinking
  • Practive management acumen
  • Find key financial levers

 

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The Ultimate Developing Creativity 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Developing Creativity Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What is creativity?

  • Lesson One: Divergent Thinking
  • Lesson Two: Problem Solving
  • Lesson Three: Imagination and Inspiration
  • Lesson Four: Something Out of Nothing
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Three: Getting Inspired

  • Lesson One: Introspection
  • Lesson Two: Read More
  • Lesson Three: Removing the Mental Block
  • Lesson Four: Art Inspires Art
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Four: Beating Procrastication

  • Lesson One: Get Rid of Clutter
  • Lesson Two: Self-Imposed Limitations
  • Lesson Three:Build on Small Successes
  • Lesson Four: Don't Start at the Beginning
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Five: Improving Your Creative Mindset

  • Lesson One: Open Mind
  • Lesson Two: Do Not Judge
  • Lesson Three: Positive Mindset
  • Lesson Four: Ask Why?
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Six: Improving Your Creative Mindset

  • Lesson One: Make Associations
  • Lesson Two: Keep a Journal
  • Lesson Three: Question Assumptions
  • Lesson Four: Creative Confidence
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Seven: Curiosity

  • Lesson One: Spark Your Curiosity
  • Lesson Two: Curiosity is the Engine of Creativity
  • Lesson Three: Engage
  • Lesson Four: Ask Open-Ended Questions
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eight: Take Risks

  • Lesson One: Be Confident
  • Lesson Two: Scared to Fall?
  • Lesson Three: Fake It Till You Make It
  • Lesson Four: Afraid to Be Judged
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Nine: Think Like a Child

  • Lesson One: Daydream
  • Lesson Two: Be Curious
  • Lesson Three: Play Games
  • Lesson Four: Experiment
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Ten: Environmental Factors

  • Lesson One: Work Area
  • Lesson Two: Additional Environments
  • Lesson Three: Get Enough Sleep
  • Lesson Four: Variables
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eleven: Individual Brainstorming

  • Lesson One: Generate A Lot of Ideas
  • Lesson Two: Mind Mapping
  • Lesson Three: Visualization
  • Lesson Four: Organize and Bring Ideas Together
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Creative Problem Solving Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

Course 3 - Certificate In Critical Thinking Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Components of Critical Thinking

  • Applying reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic

Module Three - Non-Linear Thinking

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Expect and initiate change
  • Being ready to adapt

Module Four - Logical Thinking

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise the data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Draw conclusions

Module Five - Critical Thinker (Part 1)

  • Active listening
  • Be curious
  • Be disciplined
  • Be humble

Module Six - Critical Thinking (Part 2)

  • Seeing the big picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using your emotions
  • Being self-aware

Module Seven - Evaluate the Information

  • Making assumptions
  • Watch out for the bias
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • SWOT analysis

Module Eight - Benefits of Critical Thinking

  • Being more persuasive
  • Better communication
  • Better problem solving
  • Increased emotional intelligence

Module Nine - Changing your Perspective

  • Limitations of your point of view
  • Considering others viewpoint
  • Influences on bias
  • When new information arrives

Module Ten - Problem Solving

  • Identify inconsistencies
  • Trust your instincts
  • Asking why?
  • Evaluate the solution(s)

Module Eleven - Putting it all Together

  • Retaining your new skills
  • Reflect and learn from mistakes
  • Always ask questions
  • Practicing critical thinking

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Certificate In Personal Productivity Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Setting Goals

  • Create SMART Goals
  • Prioritising Your Goals
  • Visualise your Goals

Section Three: The Power of Routines

  • What is a Routine?
  • Personal and Professional Routines
  • Learning how to say No
  • Six Ways to Simplify Your Life

Section Four: Scheduling Yourself

  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Using a Productivity Journal
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling

Section Five: Self Discipline

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Negativity Buster
  • There’s always tomorrow

Section Six: Tackling New Tasks and Projects

  • Prioritising Tasks
  • When to Delegate

Section Seven: Using Project Management Techniques

  • Understanding Project Scope
  • Creating a Plan

Section Eight: Creating a Workspace

  • Choosing a Physical Layout
  • Ergonomics Make Personal Economic Sense

Section Nine: Organising Files and Folders

  • Managing the Paper Trail
  • De-Clutter

Section Ten: E-Mail Mania

  • Managing Email
  • Using E-Mail Time Wisely

Section Eleven: Beating Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Course

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 Project Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Key Concepts (Part 1)

  • What is a project?
  • What is project management?
  • What is a project manager?

Module Three - Key Concepts (Part 2)

  • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • About the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The five process groups
  • The nine knowledge areas
  • The triple contraint

Module Four - Initiation (Part 1)

  • Identifying your Stakeholders
  • Assessing Needs and Wants
  • Setting a SMART project goal
  • Creating requirements and deliverables

Module Five - Initiation (Part 2)

  • Creating a statement of work
  • Completing the project planning worksheet
  • Completing the project charter

Module Six - Planning (Part 1)

  • Managing expectations
  • Creating a task list
  • Estimating time
  • Estimating resources
  • Estimating costs

Module Seven - Planning (Part 2)

  • Building the work breadkdown structure
  • Creating the schedule
  • Creating a risk management plan
  • Creating a communication plan

Module Eight - Planning Tools

  • The Gantt Chart
  • The Network Diagram
  • Using a RACI Chart
  • Going the extra mile: Microsoft Project

Module Nine - Executing the Project

  • Establishing baselines
  • Monitoring project progress
  • Triple constraint reduction methods

Module Ten - Maintaining and Controlling the Project

  • Making the most of status updates
  • Managing change
  • Monitoring risks

Module Eleven - Closing Out

  • Preparing for closeout
  • Celebrating successes
  • Learning from project challenges
  • Scope verification
  • A final to-do list

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate In Project Management Online Course

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 8 - Certificate In Business Ethics Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Ethics?

  • What is Business Ethics?
  • 10 Benefits of managing ethics

Module Three - Implementing Ethics in the Workplace

  • Benefits
  • Guidelines for managing ethics in the workplace
  • Roles and responsibilities

Module Four - Employer / Employee Rights

  • Privacy policies
  • Harrassment issues
  • Technology

Module Five - Business and Social Responsibilities

  • Identifying types of responsibilities
  • Handling conflicting social and business reponsibilities

Module Six - Ethical Decisions

  • The basics
  • Balancing personal and organisational ethics
  • Common dilemmas
  • Making ethical decisions
  • Overcoming obstacles

Module Seven - Whistle Blowing

  • Criteria and risk
  • The process
  • When you should "blow the whistle"

Module Eight - Managerial Ethics

  • Ethical management
  • Identifying the characteristics
  • Ensuring ethical behavior

Module Nine - Unethical Behavior

  • Recognise and identify
  • Preventing
  • Addressing
  • Interventions

Module Ten - Ethics in Business (Part 1)

  • Organisation basics
  • Addressing the needs
  • Ethical principles

Module Eleven - Ethics in Business (Part 2)

  • Ethical Safeguards
  • Developing a Code of Ethics
  • Performing an Internal Ethics Audit
  • Upholding the Ethics Program

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate In Stress Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Stress

  • What is stress?
  • What is eustress?
  • Understanding the triple A approach

Module Three - Creating a Stress-Reducing Lifestyle

  • Eating properly
  • Exercising regularly
  • Sleeping well

Module Four - Altering the Situation

  • The first A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Five - Avoiding the Situation

  • The second A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Six - Accepting the Situation

  • The third A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Seven - Using Routines to Reduce Stress

  • Planning meals
  • Organising chores
  • Using a to-do list

Module Eight  - Environmental Relaxation Techniques

  • Finding a Sanctuary
  • Using music
  • Seeing the humor

Module Nine - Physical Relaxation Techniques

  • Soothing stretches
  • Deep breathing
  • Tensing and relaxing
  • Meditation

Module Ten - Coping with Major Events

  • Establishing a support system
  • Creating a plan
  • Knowing when to seek help

Module Eleven - Our Challenge to You

  • Creating a stress log
  • Week One: Recording events
  • Week Two: Identifying stressors and creating a plan
  • Week Three: Creating new habits

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate In Business Acumen Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Seeing the Big Picture

  • Short and long term interactions
  • Recognize growth opportunities
  • Mindfulness of decisions
  • Everything is related

Module Three - KPI's (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Decisiveness
  • Flexible
  • Strong initiative
  • Being intuitive

Module Four - Risk Management Strategies

  • Continuous assessment
  • Internal and external factors
  • Making adjustments and corrections
  • Knowing when to pull the trigger or plug

Module Five - Recognizing Learning Events

  • Develop a sense of always learning
  • Evaluate past decisions
  • Problems are learning opportunities
  • Recognize your blind spots

Module Six - You Need to Know These Answers and More

  • What makes my company money?
  • What were sales last year?
  • What is our profit margin?
  • What were our costs?

Module Seven - Financial Literacy (Part 1)

  • Assets
  • Financial Ratios
  • Liabilities
  • Equity

Module Eight - Financial Literacy (Part 2)

  • Income statement
  • Balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement
  • Read, read and read

Module Nine - Business Acumen in Management

  • Talent management
  • Change management
  • Asset management
  • Organisational management

Module Ten - Critical Thinking in Business

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise data
  • Evalute the information
  • Make the decision

Module Eleven - Key Financial Levers

  • Investing in people
  • Effective communication
  • Process improvement
  • Goal alignment

Module 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

About this Course

Get Developing Creativity, Creative Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Personal Productivity, Organizational Skills, Project Management, Conflict Resolution, Business Ethics, Stress Management and Business Acumen in this Bundle

1. Developing Creativity: Inspire Your Creativity To Achieve Goals

Children have an innate creative ability when they are born, but for some reason adults can lose it along the way. You will move out of the mundane, be more curious, engage, and explore new ideas. Recognize creativity and be ready when it happens.

With our Developing Creativity course, you will learn how to remove barriers that block or limit your creativity. You will improve your imagination, divergent thinking, and mental flexibility. You will learn mind mapping, individual brainstorming, and when to recognize and look for what inspires you to be more creative. 

Creativity and innovation will improve your chances of success in business and in life. Fortunately, there are steps that can be taken to inspire you and develop your creative mindset. By changing the way that you think and overcoming your fear of risk, you will improve your creativity and change your life. Implementing the guidelines in this module is the first step to forever changing your creative process.

By the end of this Developing Creativity Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Get Yourself Organised
  • Manage your time more effectively
  • Prioritise your time and get things done
  • Complete Special Tasks
  • Improve your Communication Skills
  • Improve your Non-Verbal Communication Skills
  • Empower Yourself
  • Deal with your managers more effectively
  • Take Care of Yourself

 2. Creative Problem Solving: Solve Problems Quickly and Easily

In the past few decades, psychologists and business people alike have discovered that successful problem solvers tend to use the same type of process to identify and implement the solutions to their problems. This process works for any kind of problem, large or small.

This course will give you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process, as well as key problem solving tools that you can use every day.

By the end of this Creative Problem Solving Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand problems and the creative problem solving process
  • Identify types of information to gather and key questions to ask in problem solving
  • Identify the importance of defining a problem correctly
  • Identify and use four different problem definition tools
  • Write concrete problem statements
  • Use basic brainstorming tools to generate ideas for solutions
  • Use idea generating tools, such as affinity diagrams, word chaining, the box method, the six thinking hats, and the blink method
  • Evaluate potential solutions against criteria, including cost/benefit analysis and group voting
  • Perform a final analysis to select a solution
  • Understand the roles that fact and intuition play in selecting a solution
  • Understand the need to refine the shortlist and re-refine it
  • Understand how to identify the tasks and resources necessary to implement solutions
  • Evaluate and adapt solutions to reality
  • Follow up with solution implementation to celebrate successes and identify improvements

3. Critical Thinking: Analyze and Evaluate Information to Boost Your Performance

Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information. With these skills you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from a piece of data. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur.

Our Critical Thinking course will lead you to be a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce bias which will provide a greater understanding of the environment. This course will provide you with the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information which will provide an incredible boost in performance.

By the end of this Critical Thinking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the components of critical thinking
  • Utilise non-linear thinking
  • Use logical thinking
  • Recognise what it means to be a critical thinker
  • Evaluate information using critical thinking skills
  • Identify the benefits of critical thinking
  • Revise perspective, when necessary
  • Comprehend problem solving abilities

4. Personal Productivity: Banish Procrastination From Your Life Once And For All

Many people spend their days in a frenzy of activity, but achieve very little, because they're not concentrating their effort on the things that matter the most. This course will help you learn new ways to organize your time for a more productive life. It will also show you some techniques for rebalancing your energy levels. It's time to exhale stale, old ideas. And, inhale new inspiration for joyful living that produces quality outcomes.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Analyse and refocus for more productive outcomes.
  • Techniques that will engender self-discipline and respect for yourself and from others.
  • Adapt to impromptu requests and learn to say no when required.
  • Attend to your needs promptly and efficiently.
  • Become more organized in your daily life.
  • How to develop a more sharing and accepting attitude to others.

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. Project Management: Being Able to Manage Projects is Important in Getting Things Done

In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.

This Project Management Online Short Course will give you an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day.

By the end of this Project Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define projects, project management, and project managers
  • Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
  • Describe the triple constraint
  • Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements and deliverables
  • Create key project documents, including the statement of work, project planning worksheet, and project charter
  • Build a project schedule by estimating time, cost and resources
  • Understand and use the work breakdown structure
  • Create project  planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
  • Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
  • Establish and use baselines
  • Monitor and maintain the project
  • Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project

7. 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

8. Business Ethics: Business Ethics are Vital for an Organization to be Successful

A company's ethics will determine its reputation. Good business ethics are essential for the long-term success of an organization. Implementing an ethical program will foster a successful company culture and increase profitability.

Developing a Business Ethics program takes time and effort, but doing so will do more than improve business, it will change lives.

A company's ethics will have an influence on all levels of business. It will influence all who interact with the company including customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an effect on the way a company's ethics are developed.

It is a two-way street; the influence goes both ways, which makes understanding ethics a very important part of doing business today. Ethics is very important, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before.

By the end of this Business Ethics Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define and understand ethics
  • Understand the benefits of ethics
  • Create strategies to implement ethics at work
  • Recognise social and business responsibility
  • Identify ethical and unethical behavior
  • Learn how to make ethical decisions and lead with integrity

9. Stress Management: How To Address and Overcome Stressfull Situations

Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. You will be shown how stress can be positive and negative, and we will look at the Triple A approach that will form the basis of this course.

The Stress Management course will give you a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system. You will also understand what lifestyle elements they can change to reduce stress.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid or Accept)
  • Understand what lifestyle elements you can change to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Use environmental and physical relaxation techniques
  • Better cope with major events
  • Use a stress log to identify stressors and create a plan to reduce or eliminate them

10. Business Acumen: Increase your Financial Literacy & Improve Business Sense

Improve your judgment and decisiveness skills. Business Acumen is all about seeing the big picture and recognizing that all decisions no matter how small can have an effect on the bottom line. Increase your financial literacy and improve business sense. 

Business Acumen will give you an advantage everyone wishes they had. The Business Acumen Online Short Course will help you recognize learning events, manage risk better, and increase your critical thinking. Business Acumen has the ability to influence your whole organization, and provide that additional edge that will lead to success.

By the end of this Business Acumen Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know how to see the big picture
  • Develop a risk management strategy
  • Know how to practice financial literacy
  • Develop critical thinking
  • Practive management acumen
  • Find key financial levers

 

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The Ultimate Developing Creativity 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Developing Creativity Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What is creativity?

  • Lesson One: Divergent Thinking
  • Lesson Two: Problem Solving
  • Lesson Three: Imagination and Inspiration
  • Lesson Four: Something Out of Nothing
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Three: Getting Inspired

  • Lesson One: Introspection
  • Lesson Two: Read More
  • Lesson Three: Removing the Mental Block
  • Lesson Four: Art Inspires Art
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Four: Beating Procrastication

  • Lesson One: Get Rid of Clutter
  • Lesson Two: Self-Imposed Limitations
  • Lesson Three:Build on Small Successes
  • Lesson Four: Don't Start at the Beginning
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Five: Improving Your Creative Mindset

  • Lesson One: Open Mind
  • Lesson Two: Do Not Judge
  • Lesson Three: Positive Mindset
  • Lesson Four: Ask Why?
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Six: Improving Your Creative Mindset

  • Lesson One: Make Associations
  • Lesson Two: Keep a Journal
  • Lesson Three: Question Assumptions
  • Lesson Four: Creative Confidence
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Seven: Curiosity

  • Lesson One: Spark Your Curiosity
  • Lesson Two: Curiosity is the Engine of Creativity
  • Lesson Three: Engage
  • Lesson Four: Ask Open-Ended Questions
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eight: Take Risks

  • Lesson One: Be Confident
  • Lesson Two: Scared to Fall?
  • Lesson Three: Fake It Till You Make It
  • Lesson Four: Afraid to Be Judged
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Nine: Think Like a Child

  • Lesson One: Daydream
  • Lesson Two: Be Curious
  • Lesson Three: Play Games
  • Lesson Four: Experiment
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Ten: Environmental Factors

  • Lesson One: Work Area
  • Lesson Two: Additional Environments
  • Lesson Three: Get Enough Sleep
  • Lesson Four: Variables
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eleven: Individual Brainstorming

  • Lesson One: Generate A Lot of Ideas
  • Lesson Two: Mind Mapping
  • Lesson Three: Visualization
  • Lesson Four: Organize and Bring Ideas Together
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Creative Problem Solving Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

Course 3 - Certificate In Critical Thinking Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Components of Critical Thinking

  • Applying reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic

Module Three - Non-Linear Thinking

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Expect and initiate change
  • Being ready to adapt

Module Four - Logical Thinking

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise the data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Draw conclusions

Module Five - Critical Thinker (Part 1)

  • Active listening
  • Be curious
  • Be disciplined
  • Be humble

Module Six - Critical Thinking (Part 2)

  • Seeing the big picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using your emotions
  • Being self-aware

Module Seven - Evaluate the Information

  • Making assumptions
  • Watch out for the bias
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • SWOT analysis

Module Eight - Benefits of Critical Thinking

  • Being more persuasive
  • Better communication
  • Better problem solving
  • Increased emotional intelligence

Module Nine - Changing your Perspective

  • Limitations of your point of view
  • Considering others viewpoint
  • Influences on bias
  • When new information arrives

Module Ten - Problem Solving

  • Identify inconsistencies
  • Trust your instincts
  • Asking why?
  • Evaluate the solution(s)

Module Eleven - Putting it all Together

  • Retaining your new skills
  • Reflect and learn from mistakes
  • Always ask questions
  • Practicing critical thinking

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Certificate In Personal Productivity Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Setting Goals

  • Create SMART Goals
  • Prioritising Your Goals
  • Visualise your Goals

Section Three: The Power of Routines

  • What is a Routine?
  • Personal and Professional Routines
  • Learning how to say No
  • Six Ways to Simplify Your Life

Section Four: Scheduling Yourself

  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Using a Productivity Journal
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling

Section Five: Self Discipline

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Negativity Buster
  • There’s always tomorrow

Section Six: Tackling New Tasks and Projects

  • Prioritising Tasks
  • When to Delegate

Section Seven: Using Project Management Techniques

  • Understanding Project Scope
  • Creating a Plan

Section Eight: Creating a Workspace

  • Choosing a Physical Layout
  • Ergonomics Make Personal Economic Sense

Section Nine: Organising Files and Folders

  • Managing the Paper Trail
  • De-Clutter

Section Ten: E-Mail Mania

  • Managing Email
  • Using E-Mail Time Wisely

Section Eleven: Beating Procrastination

  • Why We Procrastinate
  • Nine Ways to Overcome Procrastination
  • Eat That Frog!

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate In Organizational Skills Online Course

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 Project Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Key Concepts (Part 1)

  • What is a project?
  • What is project management?
  • What is a project manager?

Module Three - Key Concepts (Part 2)

  • About the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • About the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • The five process groups
  • The nine knowledge areas
  • The triple contraint

Module Four - Initiation (Part 1)

  • Identifying your Stakeholders
  • Assessing Needs and Wants
  • Setting a SMART project goal
  • Creating requirements and deliverables

Module Five - Initiation (Part 2)

  • Creating a statement of work
  • Completing the project planning worksheet
  • Completing the project charter

Module Six - Planning (Part 1)

  • Managing expectations
  • Creating a task list
  • Estimating time
  • Estimating resources
  • Estimating costs

Module Seven - Planning (Part 2)

  • Building the work breadkdown structure
  • Creating the schedule
  • Creating a risk management plan
  • Creating a communication plan

Module Eight - Planning Tools

  • The Gantt Chart
  • The Network Diagram
  • Using a RACI Chart
  • Going the extra mile: Microsoft Project

Module Nine - Executing the Project

  • Establishing baselines
  • Monitoring project progress
  • Triple constraint reduction methods

Module Ten - Maintaining and Controlling the Project

  • Making the most of status updates
  • Managing change
  • Monitoring risks

Module Eleven - Closing Out

  • Preparing for closeout
  • Celebrating successes
  • Learning from project challenges
  • Scope verification
  • A final to-do list

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate In Project Management Online Course

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 8 - Certificate In Business Ethics Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Ethics?

  • What is Business Ethics?
  • 10 Benefits of managing ethics

Module Three - Implementing Ethics in the Workplace

  • Benefits
  • Guidelines for managing ethics in the workplace
  • Roles and responsibilities

Module Four - Employer / Employee Rights

  • Privacy policies
  • Harrassment issues
  • Technology

Module Five - Business and Social Responsibilities

  • Identifying types of responsibilities
  • Handling conflicting social and business reponsibilities

Module Six - Ethical Decisions

  • The basics
  • Balancing personal and organisational ethics
  • Common dilemmas
  • Making ethical decisions
  • Overcoming obstacles

Module Seven - Whistle Blowing

  • Criteria and risk
  • The process
  • When you should "blow the whistle"

Module Eight - Managerial Ethics

  • Ethical management
  • Identifying the characteristics
  • Ensuring ethical behavior

Module Nine - Unethical Behavior

  • Recognise and identify
  • Preventing
  • Addressing
  • Interventions

Module Ten - Ethics in Business (Part 1)

  • Organisation basics
  • Addressing the needs
  • Ethical principles

Module Eleven - Ethics in Business (Part 2)

  • Ethical Safeguards
  • Developing a Code of Ethics
  • Performing an Internal Ethics Audit
  • Upholding the Ethics Program

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate In Stress Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Stress

  • What is stress?
  • What is eustress?
  • Understanding the triple A approach

Module Three - Creating a Stress-Reducing Lifestyle

  • Eating properly
  • Exercising regularly
  • Sleeping well

Module Four - Altering the Situation

  • The first A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Five - Avoiding the Situation

  • The second A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Six - Accepting the Situation

  • The third A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Seven - Using Routines to Reduce Stress

  • Planning meals
  • Organising chores
  • Using a to-do list

Module Eight  - Environmental Relaxation Techniques

  • Finding a Sanctuary
  • Using music
  • Seeing the humor

Module Nine - Physical Relaxation Techniques

  • Soothing stretches
  • Deep breathing
  • Tensing and relaxing
  • Meditation

Module Ten - Coping with Major Events

  • Establishing a support system
  • Creating a plan
  • Knowing when to seek help

Module Eleven - Our Challenge to You

  • Creating a stress log
  • Week One: Recording events
  • Week Two: Identifying stressors and creating a plan
  • Week Three: Creating new habits

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate In Business Acumen Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Seeing the Big Picture

  • Short and long term interactions
  • Recognize growth opportunities
  • Mindfulness of decisions
  • Everything is related

Module Three - KPI's (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Decisiveness
  • Flexible
  • Strong initiative
  • Being intuitive

Module Four - Risk Management Strategies

  • Continuous assessment
  • Internal and external factors
  • Making adjustments and corrections
  • Knowing when to pull the trigger or plug

Module Five - Recognizing Learning Events

  • Develop a sense of always learning
  • Evaluate past decisions
  • Problems are learning opportunities
  • Recognize your blind spots

Module Six - You Need to Know These Answers and More

  • What makes my company money?
  • What were sales last year?
  • What is our profit margin?
  • What were our costs?

Module Seven - Financial Literacy (Part 1)

  • Assets
  • Financial Ratios
  • Liabilities
  • Equity

Module Eight - Financial Literacy (Part 2)

  • Income statement
  • Balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement
  • Read, read and read

Module Nine - Business Acumen in Management

  • Talent management
  • Change management
  • Asset management
  • Organisational management

Module Ten - Critical Thinking in Business

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise data
  • Evalute the information
  • Make the decision

Module Eleven - Key Financial Levers

  • Investing in people
  • Effective communication
  • Process improvement
  • Goal alignment

Module 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:

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  • 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:

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