Ultimate Social Learning Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses

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Get Social Learning, Coaching and Mentoring, Measuring Results from Training, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Assertiveness and Self-Confidence, Negotiation Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Appreciative Inquiry and Critical Thinking in this Bundle

1. Social Learning: Creating Learning Communities that Benefit Your Organization!

Social Learning is an effective way to train your employees through modelling positive behaviours. It is a great way to promote cohesion and involvement as it builds a culture of learning. You will learn the best way to conduct role plays, share best practices, and provide constant and immediate feedback.

With our Social Learning course you will be creating learning communities that benefit every aspect of your organization. You will learn new behaviours through observation and modelling and be instilled with a passion for learning.

At the end of this Social Learning Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Define and use social learning.
  • Identify social learning tools.
  • Manipulate group dynamics and culture.
  • Craft and lead role play scenarios.
  • Practice being a role model.
  • Understand modeling and observation.

2. Coaching and Mentoring: Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity

You are in your office looking over your performance report and it happened again. Your low performing employee failed to meet quota this month even after you spoke with them about the importance of meeting goals. This employee has a great attitude and you know they can do better. You just do not know how to motivate them to reach the goal. Money used to work, but that has worn off. You are baffled and you know being frustrated makes matters worse. What do you do?

The Coaching And Mentoring course focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.

By the end of this Coaching and Mentoring Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between mentoring and coaching,
  • Understand the GROW model.
  • Identify and set appropriate goals using the SMART method of setting goals.
  • Understand how to identify the current state or reality of your employee’s situation.
  • Identify the steps needed in defining options for your employee
  • Understand how to create a preliminary plan.
  • Finalise a plan or wrap it up motivating your employee to work within them.
  • Identify the benefits of fostering trust with your employee.
  • Identify the steps in giving effective feedback.
  • Identify and overcome obstacles that hinder the growth and development of your employee.
  • Identify the end and how to transition your employee to other growth opportunities.
  • How to use both mentoring and coaching to enable long-term development through a positive relationship with your employee.

3. Measuring Results from Training: Master The Learning Cycle & Get More Out Of Training

Although we all know that training can have many amazing benefits, sometimes it can be hard to prove those benefits and attach a dollar value to training. Some topics, like sales training or time management, might have direct, tangible benefits.

Other topics, like communication or leadership, might have benefits that you can’t put a dollar value on. In this course, we will learn about the different ways to evaluate training progress, and how to use those results to demonstrate the results that training brings.

By the end of this Measuring Results from Training Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand Kolb's learning styles and learning cycle
  • Understand Kirkpatrick's level of evaluation
  • Be familiar with many types of evaluation tools, including goal setting, tests, reactionary sheets, interviews, observations, hip-pocket assessments, skill assessments and learning journals
  • Understand when to use each type of evaluation tool
  • Be able to perform a needs assessment
  • Know how to write learning objectives and link them to evaluation
  • Be able to write an evaluation plan to evaluate learning at each stage of the training and far beyond
  • Know how to identify the costs, benefits, and return on investment of training
  • Be familiar with the parts of a business case

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

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

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

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

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

5. Social Intelligence: Increase Your Influence During Social Situations

Social Intelligence is about understanding your environment and having a positive influence. You will become more confident in social situations by learning how to express and interpret social cues. You will create positive connections and increase your influence during social situations.

Increasing Social Intelligence will provide benefits throughout professional and personal life. It is a fantastic tool for coaching and development as people will learn “people skills”. Improving social skills through active listening, understanding body language, and being more empathic will give you the advantage in interactions. Social interactions are a two way street, know the rules of the road!

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

  • Be aware of our own behaviors
  • Learn to be empathetic with others
  • Know tools for active listening 
  • Effectively communicate interpersonally
  • Recognise various social cues
  • Determine appropriate coversation topics
  • Know various forms of body language

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

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

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

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

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

7. Negotiation Skills: Understand The Phases Of Negotiation

Although people often think of boardrooms, suits, and million dollar deals when they hear the word negotiation, the truth is that we negotiate all the time.

This course will give you an understanding of the phases of negotiation, tools to use during a negotiation, and ways to build win-win solutions for all those involved.

The Negotiation Skills course will give you a sense of understanding your opponent and have the confidence to not settle for less than what you feel is fair. You will learn that an atmosphere of respect is essential, as uneven negations could lead to problems in the future.

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

  • Understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating
  • Understand and apply basic negotiating concepts
  • Lay the groundwork for negotiation
  • Identify what information to share and what to keep to yourself
  • Understand basic bargaining techniques
  • Apply strategies for identifying mutual gain
  • Understand how to reach consensus and set the terms of agreement
  • Deal with personal attacks and other difficult issues
  • Use the negotiating process to solve everyday problems
  • Negotiate on behalf of someone else

8. Interpersonal Skills: Learn Powerful Communication Skills!

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

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

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

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

9. Appreciative Inquiry: Strengthen an Organization by Creating a Positive Environment

Organizations can be thought of as a living being made up of the individuals working within it. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change the whole organization by changing the people. Through positive questioning employees will be directed to move in a positive direction. Recognizing the strengths and values of what works, as opposed to what's wrong will transform the individuals and in turn transform the organization.

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories you are able to transform your organization.

By the end of this Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positive attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

10. 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

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

Course 1 - Social Learning

Module One: Getting Started  

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: Setting the Right Group Dynamic (I) 

  • Communicating 
  • Collaborating 
  • Sharing of Best Practices 
  • Refining Ideas 

Module Three: Setting the Right Group Dynamic (II) 

  • Diversity Builds Knowledge  
  • Social Interactions 
  • People Are Different 
  • Dealing with Difficult People  
  • Case Study   

Module Four: Develop a Social Learning Culture at Work (I) 

  • Making the Connection  
  • Tagging Star Employees 
  • Recognizing Teaching Moments 
  • Culture of Questioning 
  • Case Study 

Module Five: Develop a Social Learning Culture at Work (II) 

  • Safe to Share Environment 
  • Instilling a Passion for Learning 
  • Instill a Sense of Sharing 
  • Learning in the Social Unit 
  • Case Study   

Module Six: Develop a Culture of Social Learning at Work (III) 

  • Remove Fear of Feedback or Criticism   
  • Creating a Social Unit 
  • Imitation and Modeling 
  • Empowering Learners 
  • Case Study   

Module Seven: Role Playing (I) 

  • Identify Work Related Scenarios
  • Add Variables 
  • Assign Roles 
  • Prepare Role-Players 
  • Case Study   

Module Eight: Role Playing (II) 

  • Act It Out 
  • Debrief
  • Mirror Good Examples 
  • General Role Playing Tips 
  • Case Study 

Module Nine: Utilizing the Right Tools (I) 

  • Mentoring 
  • Social Media 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Gamification  
  • Case Study 

Module Ten: Utilizing the Right Tools (II)

  • Relevant Resources Selection  
  • Job Shadowing 
  • Knowledge Management 
  • Social Facilitation  
  • Case Study   

Module Eleven: Modeling and Observational Learning 

  • Inspired by Leaders 
  • Boosting Self-Efficacy 
  • Peer Role Models 
  • Generating Engagement 
  • Case Study   

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Coaching and Mentoring

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Coaching, Mentoring, aren’t they the same?

  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • The G.R.O.W. Model

Section Three: Setting Goals

  • “G” for Goals
  • Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas
  • Create SMART Goals

Section Four: The Reality of GROW

  • Understanding Where You Are
  • Past Performance

Section Five: Options of GROW…

  • Your Path to BIG Success
  • The Best Approach
  • Structuring a Plan. 22

Section Six: It’s a Wrap

  • Create a Development Plan
  • First Step
  • Motivation

Section Seven: The Importance of Trust

  • What is Trust?
  • Trust & Coaching
  • How to Build a Trusting Relationship

Section Eight: Feedback

  • Characteristics of Good Feedback
  • Constructive Criticism
  • Encouraging Growth and Development

Section Nine: Obstacles & Roadblocks

  • Frequent Obstacles
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid
  • Reviewing Progress & Re-evaluating Goals
  • Focusing on Progress not Shortfalls

Section Ten: Reaching the End

  • Achieving the Goal
  • Record the Achievements

Section Eleven: How Mentoring Differs from Coaching

  • Blending the Two Models
  • GROW Model & Mentoring
  • It’s all About Relationships

Section Twelve: Wrapping it Up

Course 3 - Measuring Results from Training

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two: Kolb's Learning Styles

  • Lesson One: The Four-stage process
  • Lesson Two: Accommodators
  • Lesson Three: Divergers
  • Lesson Four: Convergers
  • Lesson Five: Assimilators

Module Three: Kirkpatrick's Level of Evaluation

  • Lesson One: Overview
  • Lesson Two: Level One: Reactions
  • Lesson Three: Level Two: Learning
  • Lesson Four: Level Three: Behavior
  • Lesson Five: Level Four: Results

Module Four: Types of Measurement Tools

  • Lesson One: Goal setting
  • Lesson Two: Self-evaluations
  • Lesson Three: Peer evaluations
  • Lesson Four: Supervisor evaluations
  • Lesson Five: High-Level evaluations

Module Five: Focusing the Training

  • Lesson One: Performing a Needs Assessment
  • Lesson Two: Creating Learning Objectives
  • Lesson Three: Drilling Down Into Content

Module Six: Creating an Evaluation Plan

  • Lesson One: What Will We Evaluate?
  • Lesson Two: When Will the Evaluation be Completed?
  • Lesson Three: How will we evaluate it?
  • Lesson Four: Who will perform the evaluation?

Module Seven: Assessing Learning before Training

  • Lesson One: Workplace Observation
  • Lesson Two: Objectives Assessment

Module Eight - Assessing Learning during Training

  • Reviewing learning objectives
  • Performing hip-pocket assessments
  • Quizzes and tests
  • Skill assessments

Module Nine - Assessing Learning after Training

  • Evaluation timelines
  • Learning journal
  • Goal setting
  • Additional methods of evaluation

Module Ten - The Long Term View

  • Creating a long term evaluation plan
  • Methods of evaluation
  • Documenting lessons learned

Module Eleven - Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI)

  • A basic ROI formula
  • Identifying and measuring tangible benefits
  • Identifying and measuring intangible benefits
  • Calculating total costs
  • Making a business case

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Emotional Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Emotional Intelligence?

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

Module Three - Skills in Emotional Intelligence

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

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Six - Social Management and Responsibility

  • Benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Articulate your emotions using language

Module Seven - Tools to Regulate your Emotions

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

Module Eight - Gaining Control

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

Module Nine - Business Practices (Part 1)

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

Module Ten - Business Practices (Part 2)

  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • The balance between optimism and pessimism

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

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

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Social Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Increase your Self Awareness

  • Remove or limit self-deception
  • Ask for feedback
  • Be open to change
  • Reflect on your actions

Module Three - The Keys to Empathy

  • Listening and paying attention
  • Don't judge
  • Shift your view
  • Don't show fake emotion

Module Four - Active Listening

  • Attunement
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Shift your focus
  • Don't discount feelings

Module Five - Insight on Behavior

  • Perception
  • Facts vs. emotions
  • Online communication
  • Listen and watch more

Module Six - Communication

  • Give respect and trust
  • Be consistent
  • Always keep your cool
  • Observing body language

Module Seven - Social Cues (Part 1)

  • Recognizing social situations
  • The eyes have it
  • Non-verbal cues
  • Verbal cues

Module Eight - Social Cues (Part 2)

  • Spectrum og cues
  • Review and reflect
  • Being adaptable and flexible
  • Personal space

Module Nine - Conversation Skills

  • Current events
  • Conversation topics
  • Cues to watch for
  • Give people your attention

Module Ten - Body Language

  • Be aware of your movements
  • It's not what you say, It's how you say it
  • Open vs. closed body language
  • Communicate with power

Module Eleven - Building Rapport

  • Take the high road
  • Forget about yourself
  • Remembering people
  • Ask good questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

 Module One - Getting Started

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

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

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

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

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

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

Module Seven - Looking the Part

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

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

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

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

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

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Negotiation Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Negotiation

  • Types of negotiations
  • The three phases
  • Skills for successful negotiation

Module Three - Getting Prepared

  • Establishing your WATNA and BATNA
  • Identifying your WAP
  • Identifying your ZOPA
  • Personal preparation

Module Four - Laying the Groundwork

  • Setting the time and place
  • Establishing common ground
  • Creating a negotiation framework
  • The negotiation process

Module Five - Phase One - Exchanging Information

  • Getting off on the right foot
  • What to share
  • What to keep to yourself

Module Six - Phase Two - Bargaining

  • What to expect
  • Techniques to try
  • How to break an impasse

Module Seven - About Mutual Gain

  • Three ways to see your options
  • About mutual gain
  • Creating a mutual gain solution
  • What do I want?
  • What do they want?
  • What do we want?

Module Eight - Phase Three - Closing

  • Reaching consensus
  • Building an agreement
  • Setting the terms of the agreement

Module Nine - Dealing with Difficult Issues

  • Being prepared for environmental tactics
  • Dealing with personal attacks
  • Controlling your emotions
  • Deciding when it's time to walk away

Module Ten - Negotiating Outside the Boardroom

  • Adapting the process for smaller negotiations
  • Negotiating via telephone
  • Negotiating via email

Module Eleven - Negotiating on Behalf of Someone Else

  • Choosing the negotiating team
  • Covering all the bases
  • Dealing with tough questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Interpersonal Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Three - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Four - Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond

  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Moving the Conversation Along

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

Module Six - Remembering Names

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

Module Seven - Influencing Skills

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

Module Eight - Bringing People to Your Side

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

Module Nine - Sharing your Opinion

  • Using I-messages
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Building consensus

Module Ten - Negotiation Basics

  • Preparation
  • Opening
  • Bargaining
  • Closing

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

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

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Appreciative Inquiry

Module One - Geting Started

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

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking  negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positives attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

Module Two - Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?
  • Generating a Better Future
  • Engaging People in Positive Thought
  • Change the Person, Change the Organisation

Module Three - Changing the Way You Think

  • Shifting from "What's Wrong?" to "What's Right?"
  • It's not eliminating mistakes - It's holding up success
  • Positive language will affect people's thinking
  • Limit or remove negative phrasing

Module Four - Four D Model

  • Discovery
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Delivery

Module Five - Four I Model

  • Initiate
  • Inquire
  • Imagine
  • Innovate

Module Six - Appreciative Inquiry Interview Style

  • Framing positive questions
  • Solicit positive stories
  • Finding what works
  • Recognize the reoccurring themes

Module Seven - Anticipatory Reality

  • Imagining a successful future will affect the present
  • Controlling negative anticipation
  • Current decisions will be influenced positively
  • Base it on Data and Real examples

Module Eight - The Power of Positive Imagery

  • Shaping performance with positive imagery
  • Being better prepared for adversity
  • People are more flexible and creative
  • Think of the perfect situation

Module Nine - Influencing Change Through Appreciative Inquiry

  • Using strengths to solve challenges
  • Confidence will promote positive change
  • Inquiry is a seed change
  • People will gravitate towards what is expected of them

Module Ten - Coaching and Managing with Appreciative Inquiry

  • Build around what works
  • Focus on increases
  • Recognise the best in people
  • Limit or remove negative comments

Module Eleven - Creating a Positive Core

  • Strengths
  • Best Practices
  • Peak Experiences
  • Successes

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Critical Thinking

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

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 Social Learning, Coaching and Mentoring, Measuring Results from Training, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Assertiveness and Self-Confidence, Negotiation Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Appreciative Inquiry and Critical Thinking in this Bundle

1. Social Learning: Creating Learning Communities that Benefit Your Organization!

Social Learning is an effective way to train your employees through modelling positive behaviours. It is a great way to promote cohesion and involvement as it builds a culture of learning. You will learn the best way to conduct role plays, share best practices, and provide constant and immediate feedback.

With our Social Learning course you will be creating learning communities that benefit every aspect of your organization. You will learn new behaviours through observation and modelling and be instilled with a passion for learning.

At the end of this Social Learning Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Define and use social learning.
  • Identify social learning tools.
  • Manipulate group dynamics and culture.
  • Craft and lead role play scenarios.
  • Practice being a role model.
  • Understand modeling and observation.

2. Coaching and Mentoring: Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity

You are in your office looking over your performance report and it happened again. Your low performing employee failed to meet quota this month even after you spoke with them about the importance of meeting goals. This employee has a great attitude and you know they can do better. You just do not know how to motivate them to reach the goal. Money used to work, but that has worn off. You are baffled and you know being frustrated makes matters worse. What do you do?

The Coaching And Mentoring course focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.

By the end of this Coaching and Mentoring Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between mentoring and coaching,
  • Understand the GROW model.
  • Identify and set appropriate goals using the SMART method of setting goals.
  • Understand how to identify the current state or reality of your employee’s situation.
  • Identify the steps needed in defining options for your employee
  • Understand how to create a preliminary plan.
  • Finalise a plan or wrap it up motivating your employee to work within them.
  • Identify the benefits of fostering trust with your employee.
  • Identify the steps in giving effective feedback.
  • Identify and overcome obstacles that hinder the growth and development of your employee.
  • Identify the end and how to transition your employee to other growth opportunities.
  • How to use both mentoring and coaching to enable long-term development through a positive relationship with your employee.

3. Measuring Results from Training: Master The Learning Cycle & Get More Out Of Training

Although we all know that training can have many amazing benefits, sometimes it can be hard to prove those benefits and attach a dollar value to training. Some topics, like sales training or time management, might have direct, tangible benefits.

Other topics, like communication or leadership, might have benefits that you can’t put a dollar value on. In this course, we will learn about the different ways to evaluate training progress, and how to use those results to demonstrate the results that training brings.

By the end of this Measuring Results from Training Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand Kolb's learning styles and learning cycle
  • Understand Kirkpatrick's level of evaluation
  • Be familiar with many types of evaluation tools, including goal setting, tests, reactionary sheets, interviews, observations, hip-pocket assessments, skill assessments and learning journals
  • Understand when to use each type of evaluation tool
  • Be able to perform a needs assessment
  • Know how to write learning objectives and link them to evaluation
  • Be able to write an evaluation plan to evaluate learning at each stage of the training and far beyond
  • Know how to identify the costs, benefits, and return on investment of training
  • Be familiar with the parts of a business case

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

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

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

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

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

5. Social Intelligence: Increase Your Influence During Social Situations

Social Intelligence is about understanding your environment and having a positive influence. You will become more confident in social situations by learning how to express and interpret social cues. You will create positive connections and increase your influence during social situations.

Increasing Social Intelligence will provide benefits throughout professional and personal life. It is a fantastic tool for coaching and development as people will learn “people skills”. Improving social skills through active listening, understanding body language, and being more empathic will give you the advantage in interactions. Social interactions are a two way street, know the rules of the road!

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

  • Be aware of our own behaviors
  • Learn to be empathetic with others
  • Know tools for active listening 
  • Effectively communicate interpersonally
  • Recognise various social cues
  • Determine appropriate coversation topics
  • Know various forms of body language

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

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

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

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

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

7. Negotiation Skills: Understand The Phases Of Negotiation

Although people often think of boardrooms, suits, and million dollar deals when they hear the word negotiation, the truth is that we negotiate all the time.

This course will give you an understanding of the phases of negotiation, tools to use during a negotiation, and ways to build win-win solutions for all those involved.

The Negotiation Skills course will give you a sense of understanding your opponent and have the confidence to not settle for less than what you feel is fair. You will learn that an atmosphere of respect is essential, as uneven negations could lead to problems in the future.

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

  • Understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating
  • Understand and apply basic negotiating concepts
  • Lay the groundwork for negotiation
  • Identify what information to share and what to keep to yourself
  • Understand basic bargaining techniques
  • Apply strategies for identifying mutual gain
  • Understand how to reach consensus and set the terms of agreement
  • Deal with personal attacks and other difficult issues
  • Use the negotiating process to solve everyday problems
  • Negotiate on behalf of someone else

8. Interpersonal Skills: Learn Powerful Communication Skills!

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

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

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

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

9. Appreciative Inquiry: Strengthen an Organization by Creating a Positive Environment

Organizations can be thought of as a living being made up of the individuals working within it. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change the whole organization by changing the people. Through positive questioning employees will be directed to move in a positive direction. Recognizing the strengths and values of what works, as opposed to what's wrong will transform the individuals and in turn transform the organization.

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories you are able to transform your organization.

By the end of this Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positive attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

10. 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

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

Course 1 - Social Learning

Module One: Getting Started  

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: Setting the Right Group Dynamic (I) 

  • Communicating 
  • Collaborating 
  • Sharing of Best Practices 
  • Refining Ideas 

Module Three: Setting the Right Group Dynamic (II) 

  • Diversity Builds Knowledge  
  • Social Interactions 
  • People Are Different 
  • Dealing with Difficult People  
  • Case Study   

Module Four: Develop a Social Learning Culture at Work (I) 

  • Making the Connection  
  • Tagging Star Employees 
  • Recognizing Teaching Moments 
  • Culture of Questioning 
  • Case Study 

Module Five: Develop a Social Learning Culture at Work (II) 

  • Safe to Share Environment 
  • Instilling a Passion for Learning 
  • Instill a Sense of Sharing 
  • Learning in the Social Unit 
  • Case Study   

Module Six: Develop a Culture of Social Learning at Work (III) 

  • Remove Fear of Feedback or Criticism   
  • Creating a Social Unit 
  • Imitation and Modeling 
  • Empowering Learners 
  • Case Study   

Module Seven: Role Playing (I) 

  • Identify Work Related Scenarios
  • Add Variables 
  • Assign Roles 
  • Prepare Role-Players 
  • Case Study   

Module Eight: Role Playing (II) 

  • Act It Out 
  • Debrief
  • Mirror Good Examples 
  • General Role Playing Tips 
  • Case Study 

Module Nine: Utilizing the Right Tools (I) 

  • Mentoring 
  • Social Media 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Gamification  
  • Case Study 

Module Ten: Utilizing the Right Tools (II)

  • Relevant Resources Selection  
  • Job Shadowing 
  • Knowledge Management 
  • Social Facilitation  
  • Case Study   

Module Eleven: Modeling and Observational Learning 

  • Inspired by Leaders 
  • Boosting Self-Efficacy 
  • Peer Role Models 
  • Generating Engagement 
  • Case Study   

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Coaching and Mentoring

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Coaching, Mentoring, aren’t they the same?

  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • The G.R.O.W. Model

Section Three: Setting Goals

  • “G” for Goals
  • Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas
  • Create SMART Goals

Section Four: The Reality of GROW

  • Understanding Where You Are
  • Past Performance

Section Five: Options of GROW…

  • Your Path to BIG Success
  • The Best Approach
  • Structuring a Plan. 22

Section Six: It’s a Wrap

  • Create a Development Plan
  • First Step
  • Motivation

Section Seven: The Importance of Trust

  • What is Trust?
  • Trust & Coaching
  • How to Build a Trusting Relationship

Section Eight: Feedback

  • Characteristics of Good Feedback
  • Constructive Criticism
  • Encouraging Growth and Development

Section Nine: Obstacles & Roadblocks

  • Frequent Obstacles
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid
  • Reviewing Progress & Re-evaluating Goals
  • Focusing on Progress not Shortfalls

Section Ten: Reaching the End

  • Achieving the Goal
  • Record the Achievements

Section Eleven: How Mentoring Differs from Coaching

  • Blending the Two Models
  • GROW Model & Mentoring
  • It’s all About Relationships

Section Twelve: Wrapping it Up

Course 3 - Measuring Results from Training

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two: Kolb's Learning Styles

  • Lesson One: The Four-stage process
  • Lesson Two: Accommodators
  • Lesson Three: Divergers
  • Lesson Four: Convergers
  • Lesson Five: Assimilators

Module Three: Kirkpatrick's Level of Evaluation

  • Lesson One: Overview
  • Lesson Two: Level One: Reactions
  • Lesson Three: Level Two: Learning
  • Lesson Four: Level Three: Behavior
  • Lesson Five: Level Four: Results

Module Four: Types of Measurement Tools

  • Lesson One: Goal setting
  • Lesson Two: Self-evaluations
  • Lesson Three: Peer evaluations
  • Lesson Four: Supervisor evaluations
  • Lesson Five: High-Level evaluations

Module Five: Focusing the Training

  • Lesson One: Performing a Needs Assessment
  • Lesson Two: Creating Learning Objectives
  • Lesson Three: Drilling Down Into Content

Module Six: Creating an Evaluation Plan

  • Lesson One: What Will We Evaluate?
  • Lesson Two: When Will the Evaluation be Completed?
  • Lesson Three: How will we evaluate it?
  • Lesson Four: Who will perform the evaluation?

Module Seven: Assessing Learning before Training

  • Lesson One: Workplace Observation
  • Lesson Two: Objectives Assessment

Module Eight - Assessing Learning during Training

  • Reviewing learning objectives
  • Performing hip-pocket assessments
  • Quizzes and tests
  • Skill assessments

Module Nine - Assessing Learning after Training

  • Evaluation timelines
  • Learning journal
  • Goal setting
  • Additional methods of evaluation

Module Ten - The Long Term View

  • Creating a long term evaluation plan
  • Methods of evaluation
  • Documenting lessons learned

Module Eleven - Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI)

  • A basic ROI formula
  • Identifying and measuring tangible benefits
  • Identifying and measuring intangible benefits
  • Calculating total costs
  • Making a business case

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Emotional Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What is Emotional Intelligence?

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

Module Three - Skills in Emotional Intelligence

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

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Six - Social Management and Responsibility

  • Benefits of emotional intelligence
  • Articulate your emotions using language

Module Seven - Tools to Regulate your Emotions

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

Module Eight - Gaining Control

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

Module Nine - Business Practices (Part 1)

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

Module Ten - Business Practices (Part 2)

  • Optimism
  • Pessimism
  • The balance between optimism and pessimism

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

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

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Social Intelligence

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Increase your Self Awareness

  • Remove or limit self-deception
  • Ask for feedback
  • Be open to change
  • Reflect on your actions

Module Three - The Keys to Empathy

  • Listening and paying attention
  • Don't judge
  • Shift your view
  • Don't show fake emotion

Module Four - Active Listening

  • Attunement
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Shift your focus
  • Don't discount feelings

Module Five - Insight on Behavior

  • Perception
  • Facts vs. emotions
  • Online communication
  • Listen and watch more

Module Six - Communication

  • Give respect and trust
  • Be consistent
  • Always keep your cool
  • Observing body language

Module Seven - Social Cues (Part 1)

  • Recognizing social situations
  • The eyes have it
  • Non-verbal cues
  • Verbal cues

Module Eight - Social Cues (Part 2)

  • Spectrum og cues
  • Review and reflect
  • Being adaptable and flexible
  • Personal space

Module Nine - Conversation Skills

  • Current events
  • Conversation topics
  • Cues to watch for
  • Give people your attention

Module Ten - Body Language

  • Be aware of your movements
  • It's not what you say, It's how you say it
  • Open vs. closed body language
  • Communicate with power

Module Eleven - Building Rapport

  • Take the high road
  • Forget about yourself
  • Remembering people
  • Ask good questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Assertiveness and Self-Confidence

 Module One - Getting Started

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

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

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

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

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

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

Module Seven - Looking the Part

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

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

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

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

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

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Negotiation Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Negotiation

  • Types of negotiations
  • The three phases
  • Skills for successful negotiation

Module Three - Getting Prepared

  • Establishing your WATNA and BATNA
  • Identifying your WAP
  • Identifying your ZOPA
  • Personal preparation

Module Four - Laying the Groundwork

  • Setting the time and place
  • Establishing common ground
  • Creating a negotiation framework
  • The negotiation process

Module Five - Phase One - Exchanging Information

  • Getting off on the right foot
  • What to share
  • What to keep to yourself

Module Six - Phase Two - Bargaining

  • What to expect
  • Techniques to try
  • How to break an impasse

Module Seven - About Mutual Gain

  • Three ways to see your options
  • About mutual gain
  • Creating a mutual gain solution
  • What do I want?
  • What do they want?
  • What do we want?

Module Eight - Phase Three - Closing

  • Reaching consensus
  • Building an agreement
  • Setting the terms of the agreement

Module Nine - Dealing with Difficult Issues

  • Being prepared for environmental tactics
  • Dealing with personal attacks
  • Controlling your emotions
  • Deciding when it's time to walk away

Module Ten - Negotiating Outside the Boardroom

  • Adapting the process for smaller negotiations
  • Negotiating via telephone
  • Negotiating via email

Module Eleven - Negotiating on Behalf of Someone Else

  • Choosing the negotiating team
  • Covering all the bases
  • Dealing with tough questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Interpersonal Skills

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Three - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

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

Module Four - Making Small Talk and Moving Beyond

  • Starting a conversation
  • The four levels of conversation

Module Five - Moving the Conversation Along

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

Module Six - Remembering Names

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

Module Seven - Influencing Skills

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

Module Eight - Bringing People to Your Side

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

Module Nine - Sharing your Opinion

  • Using I-messages
  • Disagreeing constructively
  • Building consensus

Module Ten - Negotiation Basics

  • Preparation
  • Opening
  • Bargaining
  • Closing

Module Eleven - Making an Impact

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

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Appreciative Inquiry

Module One - Geting Started

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

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking  negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positives attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

Module Two - Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?
  • Generating a Better Future
  • Engaging People in Positive Thought
  • Change the Person, Change the Organisation

Module Three - Changing the Way You Think

  • Shifting from "What's Wrong?" to "What's Right?"
  • It's not eliminating mistakes - It's holding up success
  • Positive language will affect people's thinking
  • Limit or remove negative phrasing

Module Four - Four D Model

  • Discovery
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Delivery

Module Five - Four I Model

  • Initiate
  • Inquire
  • Imagine
  • Innovate

Module Six - Appreciative Inquiry Interview Style

  • Framing positive questions
  • Solicit positive stories
  • Finding what works
  • Recognize the reoccurring themes

Module Seven - Anticipatory Reality

  • Imagining a successful future will affect the present
  • Controlling negative anticipation
  • Current decisions will be influenced positively
  • Base it on Data and Real examples

Module Eight - The Power of Positive Imagery

  • Shaping performance with positive imagery
  • Being better prepared for adversity
  • People are more flexible and creative
  • Think of the perfect situation

Module Nine - Influencing Change Through Appreciative Inquiry

  • Using strengths to solve challenges
  • Confidence will promote positive change
  • Inquiry is a seed change
  • People will gravitate towards what is expected of them

Module Ten - Coaching and Managing with Appreciative Inquiry

  • Build around what works
  • Focus on increases
  • Recognise the best in people
  • Limit or remove negative comments

Module Eleven - Creating a Positive Core

  • Strengths
  • Best Practices
  • Peak Experiences
  • Successes

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Critical Thinking

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

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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  • Achieve your dreams using your imagination.
  • How to have faith in yourself.
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  • Complement your individual course purchase.
  • Internationally recognized by the IAOTS.
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Course Summary

Course ID: 020SL10CB
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time: Study at your own pace
Duration: 60-80 Hours for total bundle
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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