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Get Managing Personal Finances, Goal Setting & Getting Things Done, Excel 365 Essentials, Organizational Skills, Time Management, Critical Thinking, Attention Management, Personal Productivity, Work-Life Balance and Stress Management in this Bundle

1. Managing Personal Finances : Learn To Master And Understand Your Personal Expenses

There are millions of American citizens struggling with debt.  A lot of debt can be alleviated if you have the right tools.  This course will provide you with the tools you need to reduce or eliminate debt, and give you the financial stability you need.  The guide teaches you the benefits of having a budget and how to build a budget that fits your needs, and lifestyle. You will discover how you can cut costs, pay off debts, and live within your budget.

By the end of this Certificate In Managing Personal Finances Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Discover how to establish financial goals
  • Evaluate where financial cuts can be made
  • Learn the basics about expenses
  • Determine what tools you need to stick with your budget.

2. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done : Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

3. Excel 365 Essentials : Make Basic Changes Without Using a Computer Where Your Desktop Office Applications are Installed.

Welcome to the Office 365 Excel Essentials course. With Office 365, you can access your spreadsheets anywhere, and make some basic changes without using a computer where your desktop Office applications are installed. In the Office 365 Excel web app, you can collaborate on a spreadsheet with anyone, no matter what version of Excel they have, and your changes are automatically saved.

The Office 365 experience is designed to render your documents to look exactly like they would when printed, from nearly anywhere in the world. This tool provides its users the freedom to work from anywhere.

By the end of this Excel 365 Essentials Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Understand the Excel 365 browser interface
  • Upload a spreadsheet to the Shared Documents library
  • Download and reload workbooks
  • Understand saving and collaborating
  • Build, copy and edit formulas
  • Understand the difference between Formulas and Functions
  • Sort and filter data
  • Collaborate with others on a spreadsheet
  • Use alignment options
  • Apply borders and fill color
  • Insert and work with Tables and Charts
  • Insert links

4. 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

5. Time Management : How To Manage Your Time And Get Things Done

Personal time management skills are essential skills for effective people. People who use these techniques on a regular basis are the highest achievers in all walks of life, from business to sport to public service. Making these skills part your daily routine will enable you to function exceptionally well, even under intense pressure.

As you master these skills you'll find that you take control of your workload, saying goodbye to the often intense stress of work overload. At the heart of time management is an important shift in focus: Concentrate on results, not on being busy. 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.

Time management training begins with setting goals. These goals are recorded, prioritized and may be broken down into a project, an action plan, or a simple task list. This entire process is supported by a skill set that should include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We'll cover all this and more during this Time Management Online Short Course.

Course Topics:

  • The SMART Way
  • Urgent Important Matrix
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Eat That Frog
  • The Glass Jar

6. 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

7. Attention Management : Manage Distractions and Become More Focused

A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. You will be more efficient at your job, make fewer mistakes, and be more productive overall.

Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work. Our course will help you reach your personal and in turn company goals. You will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant.

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

  • Define and understand attention management
  • Identify different types of attention
  • Create strategies for goals and SMART goals
  • Be familiar with methods that focus attention
  • Put an end to procrastination
  • Learn how to prioritise time

8. 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.

9. Work-Life Balance : Balance Career and Home Life to Excel in Your Career

Having a balance between work and home life can be a challenge. With this challenge come great rewards when it is done successfully. By balancing a career with home life it will provide benefits in each environment. You will become healthier, mentally and physically, and you will be able to produce more career wise.

With a Work-Life Balance you will be managing your time better. Better time management will benefit all aspects of life; you will be working less and producing more. This course will show you how to focus on the important things, set accurate and achievable goals, and communicate better with your peers at work and your family at home.

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

  • Explain the benefits of work life balance
  • Recognise the signs of an unbalanced life
  • Identify employer resources for a balanced lifestyle
  • Improve time management and goal setting
  • Use the most effective work methods for you
  • Create balance at work and at home
  • Manage stress

10. 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

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Ultimate Managing Personal Finances 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Managing Personal Finances Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: The Benefits of Budgeting

  • Getting Rid of Debt 
  • Generating Savings 
  • Reducing Stress and Anxiety 
  • Lessening Family Conflicts 

Module Three: What to Consider Before Creating a Budget

  • Understand Your Income 
  • Determine a Budget Duration 
  • Determine Expenses 
  • Track What's Being Spent

Module Four: Types of Fixed Personal Expenses

  • Utility Bills 
  • Housing Bills 
  • Transportation 
  • Debt Payments

Module Five: Types of Fluctuating Personal Expenses

  • Personal Care 
  • Entertainment 
  • Eating Out

Module Six: Establish Your Goals

  • Short Term vs Long Term
  • Be Realistic 
  • Actually Get Rid of Debt 
  • Save for the Future

Module Seven: Determine Where Cuts Can Be Made

  • Cut Bad Habits 
  • Decrease Transportation Costs 
  • Reduce Utility Bills 
  • Decrease Entertainment Expenses

Module Eight: Tools

  • Software 
  • Phone Applications 
  • The Envelope System 
  • Expenditure Notebook

Module Nine: Stick With Your Budget

  • Use Cash for Weekly Allowance 
  • Accountability to Family or Friends 
  • Set Up a Different Account for Savings
  • Remind Self of Benefit to Sticking with Budget

Module Ten: Additional Ways to Make Money

  • Make and Sell Items 
  • Sell Unused Items 
  • Small Part-Time Job 
  • Recycle for Money

Module Eleven: Paying Off Debt

  • Get Three Credit Reports 
  • Start with Small Stuff and Work Your Way Up 
  • Credit Card Hacks 
  • Investigate Student Loan Repayment or Consolidation Options

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

Course 2 - Certificate In Goal Setting & Getting Things Done Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 1)

  • Eat that frog
  • Just do it
  • The 15 minute rule
  • Chop it up

Module Three - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 2)

  • Remove distractions
  • Start small and build
  • Reward yourself
  • Set realistic deadlines

Module Four - Four P's of Goal Setting

  • They need to be positive
  • They need to be personal
  • They need to be possible
  • They need to be prioritised

Module Five - Improving Motivation

  • Remember peak moments
  • Write down your goals
  • Use gamification
  • Track your progress

Module Six - Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/important matrix
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Utilise a calendar
  • Create a ritual

Module Seven - Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One minute rule
  • Five minute rule
  • Break up large tasks
  • Utilise technology

Module Eight - Increase your Productivity

  • Repeat what works
  • Get faster
  • Remove "should" from your dictionary
  • Build on your successes

Module Nine - "To Do"List Characteristics

  • Focus on the important
  • Chunk, Block, Tackle
  • Make it a habit
  • Plan ahead

Module Ten - Smart Goals

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Timely

Module Eleven - Mistakes will Happen

  • Accept it
  • Bouncing back
  • Adapt and learn from them
  • If needed, ask for help

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Excel 365 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started
By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Open and close spreadsheets
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Understand the Excel 365 browser interface
  • Upload a spreadsheet to the Shared Documents library
  • Differentiate between worksheets, workbooks, rows, columns, and cells
  • Download and reload workbooks
  • Use the Find Command
  • Save a Copy
  • Open in Editing View
  • Open the spreadsheet in the Excel desktop application for more advanced features
  • Understand saving and collaborating
  • Create a new file
  • Enter labels and values
  • Edit data
  • Use the Wrap Command
  • Use cut, copy, and paste
  • Use Undo and redo
  • Add rows and columns
  • Delete cells
  • Understand shortcuts
  • Build, copy and edit formulas
  • Use absolute referencing appropriately
  • Understand the difference between Formulas and Functions
  • Use basic Excel functions, including SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, and MIN
  • Understand Autocomplete
  • Sort and filter data
  • Collaborate with others on a spreadsheet
  • Refresh and recalculate data
  • Format text and numbers
  • Use alignment options
  • Apply borders and fill color
  • Insert and work with Tables
  • Insert and work with Charts
  • Insert links

Module Two: Welcome to Office 365 Web Apps

  • The Home Page
  • The Team Site
  • Shared Documents
  • Uploading a Spreadsheet

Module Three: Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Opening a Spreadsheet
  • Overview of the Reading View
  • Understanding Worksheets vs. Workbooks
  • Downloading and Reloading
  • Closing Spreadsheets

Module Four: Working with Excel Files

  • Using the Find Command
  • Saving a Copy
  • Editing in Browser
  • The Excel Web App Interface
  • Opening in Excel

Module Five: Editing in the Browser (one)

  • About Saving and Save As
  • A New File and AutoSaving
  • Entering Data
  • Editing Data
  • Using the Wrap Command

Module Six: Editing in the Browser (two)

  • Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Deleting Cells
  • Using Timesaving Shortcuts

Module Seven: Building Formulas

  • The Math Basics of Excel
  • Building a Formula
  • Editing a Formula
  • Copying a Formula
  • Relative vs. Absolute References

Module Eight: Understanding Functions

  • Formulas vs. Functions
  • Using the SUM Function
  • Using Other Basic Excel Functions
  • Using AutoComplete

Module Nine: Working with Data

  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data
  • About Collaborating
  • About Refreshing External Data

Module Ten: Formatting Your Data

  • Changing the Appearance of Text
  • Changing the Appearance of Numbers
  • Setting Alignment Options
  • Adding Borders
  • Adding Fill Color

Module Eleven: The Insert Tools

  • Inserting Tables
  • Inserting Charts
  • Working with Charts
  • Inserting Links

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - 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 5 - Certificate In Time Management Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • Create SMARTER Goals
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Visualize your Goals-Visualization

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Prioritizing with the Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet.

Section Four: Planning

  • Using To Do List
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Ready, Fire, Aim!

Section Five: Procrastination

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

Section Six: Managing Crisis

  • When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan?
  • Creating a Plan
  • Executing the Plan
  • Lessons Learned

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

  • De-Clutter
  • Managing Workflow
  • Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette
  • Using Calendars

Section Eight: Delegating

  • When to Delegate?
  • Who Should I Delegate to?
  • Monitoring the Results

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

  • What is a Ritual/Routine?
  • Example Rituals
  • Using Rituals to Maximise Time

Section Ten: Meetings

  • Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary... Is the meeting necessary?
  • Using the PAT Approach
  • Effective Agenda Writing
  • Staying on Track
  • Was the Meeting Worthwhile?

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

  • Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
  • Teleconferencing
  • E-mail Lists and Online Groups
  • Collaboration Applications

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - 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 7 - Certificate In Attention Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Introduction to Attention Management

  • What is Attention Management?
  • Stop Thinking and Pay Attention!
  • What is Mushin?
  • What is Xin Yi (Heart Minded)?

Module Three - Types of Attention

  • Focused Attention
  • Sustained Attention
  • Selective Attention
  • Alternating Attention
  • Attention CEO
  • Attentional Blink

Module Four - Strategies for Goal Setting

  • Listening to your Emotions
  • Prioritising
  • Re-Gating

Module Five - Meditation

  • Beta
  • Alpha
  • Theta
  • Delta
  • Gamma

Module Six - Training your Attention

  • Mushin
  • Meditation
  • Focus Execute
  • Visualisation

Module Seven - Attention Zones Model

  • Reactive Zone
  • Proactive Zone
  • Distracted Zone
  • Wasteful Zone

Module Eight - SMART Goals

  • The Three P's
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritising
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Nine - Keep Yourself Focused

  • The One Minute Rule
  • The Five Minute Rule
  • What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Module Ten - Procrastination

  • Why we Procrastinate
  • Nine ways to overcome Procrastination
  • Eat that Frog

Module Eleven - Prioritising your Time

  • The 80 / 20 Rule
  • The Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive
  • Creating a Productivity Journal
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - 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 9 - Certificate In Work-Life Balance Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Benefits of a Healthy Balance

  • Why it's important
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved mental and physical health
  • Increased morale

Module Three - Signs of an Imbalance

  • Health risks
  • Absenteeism
  • Burnout
  • Stress

Module Four - Employer Resources

  • Offer more employee control
  • Ask employees for suggestions
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Reward your staff

Module Five - Tip in Time Management

  • The urgent/important matrix
  • Learn to say no
  • Stay flexible
  • 80/20 rule

Module Six - Goal Setting

  • The three p's
  • SMART goals
  • Visualization
  • Prioritising your goals

Module Seven - Optional Ways to Work

  • Telecommuting
  • Job sharing
  • Job redesign
  • Flex time

Module Eight - At Work

  • Leave home stress at home
  • Break up large tasks
  • Delegate
  • Set accurate goals

Module Nine - At Home

  • Leave work stresses at work
  • Turn your phone off
  • Take some "me" time
  • Maintain your boundaries

Module Ten - Stress Management

  • Exercise
  • Eating well
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Self-assessment

Module Eleven - Working in a Home Office

  • Setting up a home office
  • Setting boundaries
  • Dealing with distractions
  • Make a schedule and stick to it

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - 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

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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

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  • 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)

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About this Course

Get Managing Personal Finances, Goal Setting & Getting Things Done, Excel 365 Essentials, Organizational Skills, Time Management, Critical Thinking, Attention Management, Personal Productivity, Work-Life Balance and Stress Management in this Bundle

1. Managing Personal Finances : Learn To Master And Understand Your Personal Expenses

There are millions of American citizens struggling with debt.  A lot of debt can be alleviated if you have the right tools.  This course will provide you with the tools you need to reduce or eliminate debt, and give you the financial stability you need.  The guide teaches you the benefits of having a budget and how to build a budget that fits your needs, and lifestyle. You will discover how you can cut costs, pay off debts, and live within your budget.

By the end of this Certificate In Managing Personal Finances Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Discover how to establish financial goals
  • Evaluate where financial cuts can be made
  • Learn the basics about expenses
  • Determine what tools you need to stick with your budget.

2. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done : Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

3. Excel 365 Essentials : Make Basic Changes Without Using a Computer Where Your Desktop Office Applications are Installed.

Welcome to the Office 365 Excel Essentials course. With Office 365, you can access your spreadsheets anywhere, and make some basic changes without using a computer where your desktop Office applications are installed. In the Office 365 Excel web app, you can collaborate on a spreadsheet with anyone, no matter what version of Excel they have, and your changes are automatically saved.

The Office 365 experience is designed to render your documents to look exactly like they would when printed, from nearly anywhere in the world. This tool provides its users the freedom to work from anywhere.

By the end of this Excel 365 Essentials Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Understand the Excel 365 browser interface
  • Upload a spreadsheet to the Shared Documents library
  • Download and reload workbooks
  • Understand saving and collaborating
  • Build, copy and edit formulas
  • Understand the difference between Formulas and Functions
  • Sort and filter data
  • Collaborate with others on a spreadsheet
  • Use alignment options
  • Apply borders and fill color
  • Insert and work with Tables and Charts
  • Insert links

4. 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

5. Time Management : How To Manage Your Time And Get Things Done

Personal time management skills are essential skills for effective people. People who use these techniques on a regular basis are the highest achievers in all walks of life, from business to sport to public service. Making these skills part your daily routine will enable you to function exceptionally well, even under intense pressure.

As you master these skills you'll find that you take control of your workload, saying goodbye to the often intense stress of work overload. At the heart of time management is an important shift in focus: Concentrate on results, not on being busy. 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.

Time management training begins with setting goals. These goals are recorded, prioritized and may be broken down into a project, an action plan, or a simple task list. This entire process is supported by a skill set that should include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We'll cover all this and more during this Time Management Online Short Course.

Course Topics:

  • The SMART Way
  • Urgent Important Matrix
  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Eat That Frog
  • The Glass Jar

6. 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

7. Attention Management : Manage Distractions and Become More Focused

A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. You will be more efficient at your job, make fewer mistakes, and be more productive overall.

Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work. Our course will help you reach your personal and in turn company goals. You will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant.

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

  • Define and understand attention management
  • Identify different types of attention
  • Create strategies for goals and SMART goals
  • Be familiar with methods that focus attention
  • Put an end to procrastination
  • Learn how to prioritise time

8. 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.

9. Work-Life Balance : Balance Career and Home Life to Excel in Your Career

Having a balance between work and home life can be a challenge. With this challenge come great rewards when it is done successfully. By balancing a career with home life it will provide benefits in each environment. You will become healthier, mentally and physically, and you will be able to produce more career wise.

With a Work-Life Balance you will be managing your time better. Better time management will benefit all aspects of life; you will be working less and producing more. This course will show you how to focus on the important things, set accurate and achievable goals, and communicate better with your peers at work and your family at home.

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

  • Explain the benefits of work life balance
  • Recognise the signs of an unbalanced life
  • Identify employer resources for a balanced lifestyle
  • Improve time management and goal setting
  • Use the most effective work methods for you
  • Create balance at work and at home
  • Manage stress

10. 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

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Ultimate Managing Personal Finances 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Managing Personal Finances Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: The Benefits of Budgeting

  • Getting Rid of Debt 
  • Generating Savings 
  • Reducing Stress and Anxiety 
  • Lessening Family Conflicts 

Module Three: What to Consider Before Creating a Budget

  • Understand Your Income 
  • Determine a Budget Duration 
  • Determine Expenses 
  • Track What's Being Spent

Module Four: Types of Fixed Personal Expenses

  • Utility Bills 
  • Housing Bills 
  • Transportation 
  • Debt Payments

Module Five: Types of Fluctuating Personal Expenses

  • Personal Care 
  • Entertainment 
  • Eating Out

Module Six: Establish Your Goals

  • Short Term vs Long Term
  • Be Realistic 
  • Actually Get Rid of Debt 
  • Save for the Future

Module Seven: Determine Where Cuts Can Be Made

  • Cut Bad Habits 
  • Decrease Transportation Costs 
  • Reduce Utility Bills 
  • Decrease Entertainment Expenses

Module Eight: Tools

  • Software 
  • Phone Applications 
  • The Envelope System 
  • Expenditure Notebook

Module Nine: Stick With Your Budget

  • Use Cash for Weekly Allowance 
  • Accountability to Family or Friends 
  • Set Up a Different Account for Savings
  • Remind Self of Benefit to Sticking with Budget

Module Ten: Additional Ways to Make Money

  • Make and Sell Items 
  • Sell Unused Items 
  • Small Part-Time Job 
  • Recycle for Money

Module Eleven: Paying Off Debt

  • Get Three Credit Reports 
  • Start with Small Stuff and Work Your Way Up 
  • Credit Card Hacks 
  • Investigate Student Loan Repayment or Consolidation Options

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up 

Course 2 - Certificate In Goal Setting & Getting Things Done Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 1)

  • Eat that frog
  • Just do it
  • The 15 minute rule
  • Chop it up

Module Three - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 2)

  • Remove distractions
  • Start small and build
  • Reward yourself
  • Set realistic deadlines

Module Four - Four P's of Goal Setting

  • They need to be positive
  • They need to be personal
  • They need to be possible
  • They need to be prioritised

Module Five - Improving Motivation

  • Remember peak moments
  • Write down your goals
  • Use gamification
  • Track your progress

Module Six - Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/important matrix
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Utilise a calendar
  • Create a ritual

Module Seven - Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One minute rule
  • Five minute rule
  • Break up large tasks
  • Utilise technology

Module Eight - Increase your Productivity

  • Repeat what works
  • Get faster
  • Remove "should" from your dictionary
  • Build on your successes

Module Nine - "To Do"List Characteristics

  • Focus on the important
  • Chunk, Block, Tackle
  • Make it a habit
  • Plan ahead

Module Ten - Smart Goals

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Timely

Module Eleven - Mistakes will Happen

  • Accept it
  • Bouncing back
  • Adapt and learn from them
  • If needed, ask for help

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Excel 365 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started
By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Open and close spreadsheets
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Understand the Excel 365 browser interface
  • Upload a spreadsheet to the Shared Documents library
  • Differentiate between worksheets, workbooks, rows, columns, and cells
  • Download and reload workbooks
  • Use the Find Command
  • Save a Copy
  • Open in Editing View
  • Open the spreadsheet in the Excel desktop application for more advanced features
  • Understand saving and collaborating
  • Create a new file
  • Enter labels and values
  • Edit data
  • Use the Wrap Command
  • Use cut, copy, and paste
  • Use Undo and redo
  • Add rows and columns
  • Delete cells
  • Understand shortcuts
  • Build, copy and edit formulas
  • Use absolute referencing appropriately
  • Understand the difference between Formulas and Functions
  • Use basic Excel functions, including SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, and MIN
  • Understand Autocomplete
  • Sort and filter data
  • Collaborate with others on a spreadsheet
  • Refresh and recalculate data
  • Format text and numbers
  • Use alignment options
  • Apply borders and fill color
  • Insert and work with Tables
  • Insert and work with Charts
  • Insert links

Module Two: Welcome to Office 365 Web Apps

  • The Home Page
  • The Team Site
  • Shared Documents
  • Uploading a Spreadsheet

Module Three: Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Opening a Spreadsheet
  • Overview of the Reading View
  • Understanding Worksheets vs. Workbooks
  • Downloading and Reloading
  • Closing Spreadsheets

Module Four: Working with Excel Files

  • Using the Find Command
  • Saving a Copy
  • Editing in Browser
  • The Excel Web App Interface
  • Opening in Excel

Module Five: Editing in the Browser (one)

  • About Saving and Save As
  • A New File and AutoSaving
  • Entering Data
  • Editing Data
  • Using the Wrap Command

Module Six: Editing in the Browser (two)

  • Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Adding Rows and Columns
  • Deleting Cells
  • Using Timesaving Shortcuts

Module Seven: Building Formulas

  • The Math Basics of Excel
  • Building a Formula
  • Editing a Formula
  • Copying a Formula
  • Relative vs. Absolute References

Module Eight: Understanding Functions

  • Formulas vs. Functions
  • Using the SUM Function
  • Using Other Basic Excel Functions
  • Using AutoComplete

Module Nine: Working with Data

  • Sorting Data
  • Filtering Data
  • About Collaborating
  • About Refreshing External Data

Module Ten: Formatting Your Data

  • Changing the Appearance of Text
  • Changing the Appearance of Numbers
  • Setting Alignment Options
  • Adding Borders
  • Adding Fill Color

Module Eleven: The Insert Tools

  • Inserting Tables
  • Inserting Charts
  • Working with Charts
  • Inserting Links

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - 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 5 - Certificate In Time Management Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

  • The Three P’s
  • Create SMARTER Goals
  • Prioritizing Your Goals
  • Visualize your Goals-Visualization

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Prioritizing with the Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive...Saying “NO” to Requests you can’t meet.

Section Four: Planning

  • Using To Do List
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand, and Water
  • Ready, Fire, Aim!

Section Five: Procrastination

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

Section Six: Managing Crisis

  • When Crisis Calls...do you have a Contingency Plan?
  • Creating a Plan
  • Executing the Plan
  • Lessons Learned

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

  • De-Clutter
  • Managing Workflow
  • Dealing with E-mail...email etiquette
  • Using Calendars

Section Eight: Delegating

  • When to Delegate?
  • Who Should I Delegate to?
  • Monitoring the Results

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

  • What is a Ritual/Routine?
  • Example Rituals
  • Using Rituals to Maximise Time

Section Ten: Meetings

  • Deciding if a Meeting is Necessary... Is the meeting necessary?
  • Using the PAT Approach
  • Effective Agenda Writing
  • Staying on Track
  • Was the Meeting Worthwhile?

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

  • Instant Messaging and Chat Rooms
  • Teleconferencing
  • E-mail Lists and Online Groups
  • Collaboration Applications

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - 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 7 - Certificate In Attention Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Introduction to Attention Management

  • What is Attention Management?
  • Stop Thinking and Pay Attention!
  • What is Mushin?
  • What is Xin Yi (Heart Minded)?

Module Three - Types of Attention

  • Focused Attention
  • Sustained Attention
  • Selective Attention
  • Alternating Attention
  • Attention CEO
  • Attentional Blink

Module Four - Strategies for Goal Setting

  • Listening to your Emotions
  • Prioritising
  • Re-Gating

Module Five - Meditation

  • Beta
  • Alpha
  • Theta
  • Delta
  • Gamma

Module Six - Training your Attention

  • Mushin
  • Meditation
  • Focus Execute
  • Visualisation

Module Seven - Attention Zones Model

  • Reactive Zone
  • Proactive Zone
  • Distracted Zone
  • Wasteful Zone

Module Eight - SMART Goals

  • The Three P's
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritising
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Nine - Keep Yourself Focused

  • The One Minute Rule
  • The Five Minute Rule
  • What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Module Ten - Procrastination

  • Why we Procrastinate
  • Nine ways to overcome Procrastination
  • Eat that Frog

Module Eleven - Prioritising your Time

  • The 80 / 20 Rule
  • The Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive
  • Creating a Productivity Journal
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - 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 9 - Certificate In Work-Life Balance Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Benefits of a Healthy Balance

  • Why it's important
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved mental and physical health
  • Increased morale

Module Three - Signs of an Imbalance

  • Health risks
  • Absenteeism
  • Burnout
  • Stress

Module Four - Employer Resources

  • Offer more employee control
  • Ask employees for suggestions
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Reward your staff

Module Five - Tip in Time Management

  • The urgent/important matrix
  • Learn to say no
  • Stay flexible
  • 80/20 rule

Module Six - Goal Setting

  • The three p's
  • SMART goals
  • Visualization
  • Prioritising your goals

Module Seven - Optional Ways to Work

  • Telecommuting
  • Job sharing
  • Job redesign
  • Flex time

Module Eight - At Work

  • Leave home stress at home
  • Break up large tasks
  • Delegate
  • Set accurate goals

Module Nine - At Home

  • Leave work stresses at work
  • Turn your phone off
  • Take some "me" time
  • Maintain your boundaries

Module Ten - Stress Management

  • Exercise
  • Eating well
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Self-assessment

Module Eleven - Working in a Home Office

  • Setting up a home office
  • Setting boundaries
  • Dealing with distractions
  • Make a schedule and stick to it

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - 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

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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Our courses span across many categories including Academic, Animal, Beauty, Business, Career, Counseling, Creative & Media, Health & Therapy, Hobbies & Trades, IT, Personal Development, Sports & Fitness.

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5.  Do I require to have finished high school to complete this course?

No, you do not require a High School Diploma or to have finished school to study this course, this course is open to anyone who would like to take this course.

6.  What if English is not my first language?

This course is provided in English, however, due to the digital nature of our training, you can take your time studying the material and make use of tools such as google translate and Grammarly.

7.  Is this course online or conducted in person?

All our courses are accessible online on any device. You may complete them at your own pace and at your own time.

8.  How do I receive my course?

After you have completed the payment, you will receive a confirmation email and tax receipt. You will also receive an email containing your course login details (username and password), as well as instructions on how to access and log in to your course via the internet with any device, please check your junk/spam folder in the event that you do not receive the email.

9.  When does this course start?

Providing you have internet access you can start this course whenever you like, just go to the login page and insert your username and password and you can access the online material.

10.  What is online learning like?

Online learning is easy, if not easier than a traditional academic situation. By studying an online course, the usual boundaries caused by location and time constraints are eliminated, meaning you are free to study where and when you want at your own pace. Of course, you will need to be able to self-manage your time and be organized, but with our help, you’ll soon find yourself settling into a comfortable rhythm of study.

11.  What computer skills do I need for my course?

You don't need to be a computer expert to succeed with our online training, but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and be capable of using common software (such as Microsoft word).

12.  How long will you have access to the online course?

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Once you have purchased this course you will have unlimited lifetime access, meaning you can access this course whenever you want.

13.  How long will my course take?

Individual courses are designed to be completed within 6-8 hours.

If you choose a course bundle, simply multiply the above hours by the number of courses included in the bundle.
For example:

  • 2 course bundle is 2 x 6-8 hours = 12-16 hours
  • 3 course bundle is 3 x 6-8 hours = 18-24 hours
  • 5 course bundle is 5 x 6-8 hours = 30-40 hours
  • 10 course bundle is 10 x 6-8 hours = 60-80 hours
14.  Do I need to buy textbooks?

All the required material for your course is included in the online system, you do not need to buy anything else.

15.  Is the course interactive?

Yes, all our courses are interactive.

16.  Is there an assessment or exam?

Yes, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test online at the end of your course, you can do this test as many times as you require.

17.  What type of certificate will I receive?

You will receive a Certificate of Completion that is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers and employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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Our completion certificates are very valuable and will help you progress in your work environment and show employers how committed you are to learn new skills, you might even get a promotion.

18.  Will this course be credited by universities?

No, it is not equivalent to a college or university credit.

19.  Am I guaranteed to get a job with this certificate?

This course will give you the skills you need to help you obtain employment, but it’s up to you if you get the job or not.

20.  How will this course assist me with my career?

Studying and completing this course will show employers that you have the knowledge in this field, additionally you will gain more confidence in this area of expertise.

21.  How long is the certificate valid for?

The Certificates are valid for life and do not need renewing. 

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Courses are studied online at your own pace and you are free to study as many or as few courses as you wish, we also offer online course bundles that allow you to save on additional courses so that you may get all the topics related to your training goals in one go.

23.  What are the Payment Methods available? Is there a payment plan?

We accept payments via PayPal, Credit Card, Bank Transfer and Amazon Pay for the USA. For payment plans, we offer Sezzle for USA & Canada, Afterpay for Australia & New Zealand. *For faster transaction Credit Card payments are preferred. Please purchase online via our website course product page or contact us at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, to pay via bank transfer.

24.  Can I purchase for multiple people?

Yes, you can do this by purchasing individually via website or send us a request via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

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Yes, you can request for an invoice via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

26.  Purchase for a gift?

Yes, you can purchase this course as a gift, simply send an email to email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, with the course details and we can accommodate this.

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Yes, you can customize your own bundle. Please send us the complete list with the exact course link of the courses you'd like to bundle up via email email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com and we will create them for you. *Each course access, time of completion and certification varies depending on the course type.

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Course ID: 020MPF10CB
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
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Duration: 60-80 Hours for total bundle
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