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Understand How to Take the Initiative - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Taking Initiative

  2. Self-Leadership

  3. Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills

  4. Being a Team Player

  5. Becoming a Better Learner

  6. Attention Management

  7. Personal Productivity

  8. Setting Your Goals

  9. Organizational Skills

  10. Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management

1. Taking Initiative: Learn The Good and Bad Aspects of Initiative

Taking the initiative is a crucial step in moving forward in our professional and personal lives. By showing initiative, it reflects us in a positive light to others as well as builds our own self-esteem. If we want something to happen, we need to make it happen. That is what initiative is all about. Take opportunities and run with them. Do not let excuses cause you to miss out on amazing opportunities. See what you want, believe what you want, and make it happen.

With our “Seeing and Taking Initiative” course, you will learn what initiative is, how to take it on, the advantages of it, and when to know one's place. By enrolling in this class, you will be taking the first step in making something positive happen for you! Now that is initiative!

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify what initiative looks like
  • Recognize when you can take steps outside the normal
  • Build confidence for themselves
  • Learn to find opportunities
  • Learn good and bad aspects of initiative
  • Balance initiative and restraint

2. Self-Leadership: Explore The Four Pillars Of Self-Leadership

Self-leadership combines taking responsibility for our outcomes, setting direction for our lives, and having tools to manage priorities. This course will cover all of these aspects and teach you how to make meaningful, empowered choices while taking action to get where you want to go.

In this course, you will explore the four pillars of self-leadership: knowing who you are, knowing what you do, knowing what you need to learn, and using what you know.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Define self-leadership and what it means on an individual level.
  • Assume responsibility for your results by understanding who you are, what you want, and how to reach your goals.
  • Describe the four pillars of self-leadership.
  • Use techniques related to adjusting to change, cultivating optimism, and developing good habits to build your self-leadership.

3. Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills: Explore What Self-esteem Is

Ayn Rand once said, “The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.” This course will give you some techniques that can dramatically change how you feel about yourself and how you approach the world.

In this course, you will explore what self-esteem is and where low self-esteem comes from. You will also learn ways to build your self-esteem, get what you want, and make others feel better about themselves.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Recognize that you have worth, and are worthy of happiness.
  • Develop techniques for eliminating unhealthy thought patterns and replacing them with supportive patterns.
  • Learn how to turn negative thoughts into positive thoughts.
  • Learn how to make requests so that you get what you want.
  • Set goals that reflect your dreams and desires, and reinforce healthy patterns.

4. Being a Team Player: Learn how to become one with the team with our Being a Team Player Online Certificate Course

The most remarkable feats are accomplished by people working together. To become a successful leader, you need to understand how and why teams work well, and what makes teams falter. At all levels, from the newest to the most senior member of an enterprise, personal and organizational success depends on having the skills and knowledge to work successfully with others.

Teamwork is essential in any organization, and strongly influences whether a venture succeeds or fails. Participants will learn what characteristics are common to team players, how to demonstrate to others that you are a good team player, types of teams and which ones are vital to every workplace, reasons teams fail, and strategies to ensure success. Other courses that may be of interest are Creating a Positive Work Environment, Making Your Business Better, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Team Building- Developing High Performance Teams, and Communication Strategies.

Key Leanring Objectives

Most people like to think of themselves as good team players, but are you? Your personal success depends, to a large degree, on how well you support others.

Being a Team Player is a six-session course that teaches about the desirable characteristics of a team player, how to recognize one, different types of teams and which ones are essential to every organization. It then covers why teams falter, and how to better ensure success. After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the definition of a team player and a non-team player
  • Know the difference between a team player and a non-team player
  • Learn the qualities possessed by a team player
  • Determine what type of team player you are and how that functions in your workplace
  • Know and understand what it takes to be a team player
  • Discover the different types of teams that exist within a company
  • Learn what working together as a team looks like
  • Learn the different types of workplace teams and what types of teams successful organizations need
  • Develop strategies to improve teamwork

5. Becoming a Better Learner: Learn how to become a better learner today!

There was a time when what you learned in school before entering the workforce would be all you needed to know for the rest of your career. That is no longer the case, as today's skills can become outdated very quickly. The rapid evolution of workplace technologies and best practices means you need to keep your skills current. You must truly be a life-long learner and can no longer rely on what you already know.

The definition of learning is the process of acquiring new or modifying existing knowledge, behaviours, skills, values, or preferences. It is a means of honing our skills, enriching our minds, and changing the way we see things in the world.

This course will help you to become a better learner, and as a result, make you a more valuable employee and well-rounded individual.

Key Learning Objectives

  • What it means to learn and become a life-long learner
  • What a mindset for learning looks like and how to adopt one
  • How to set realistic goals; what your network is and why expanding it is important
  • How to ask questions and why that is important
  • How to become accountable for your goals and take responsibility
  • How to accelerate your learning

6. 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.

Key Learning Objectives

  • 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

7. Personal Productivity: Study Productivity Online Course and 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 Productivity Online 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.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Analyze 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.

8. Setting Your Goals: Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

We all have things we want in life. This course will show you how to take the things that you dream about and wish for, and turn them into reality.

In this course, you will create your personal vision, identify your values, and make a bucket list. From there, you’ll create goals with SPIRIT, set up support systems, learn how to deal with setbacks, and identify ways to get started on your journey right now.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify what’s important to you in your life.
  • Use goal setting activities and appropriate language to articulate what you want in your life.
  • Explain what your dreams and goals are for both the short and long term.
  • Use motivating techniques to help you reach your goals.
  • Understand how to deal with setbacks.

9. Organizational Skills: Organizational Skills Online Certificate Course

The Organizational Skills Online Certificate Course gives you access to the skills that will provide substantial benefits to your business and personal life. Organizational skills training will deliver measurable benefits in general productivity and project management.  Taking organizational skills classes can even have a positive effect on memory and retention skills. Our Organizational Skills Online courses will deliver improvements in management skills, time management and communication skills.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Critically look at existing practices that are not organized
  • Know the critical value of a workable filing system
  • Use strategic planning to effectively prioritize your timetable, work projects and daily tasks
  • Establish effective ways of saving information and storing supplies
  • Organize your personal and workspaces effectively
  • Know how to resist procrastination and focus on meeting deadlines
  • Plan to stay organized in the future

10. Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management: Make The Most Out Of Your Time

Time is money, the saying goes, and lots of it gets lost in disorganization and disruption. This course will give you some ways to get organized and make the most of your time.

In this course, you will learn how to organize your workflow and office space, use your planner effectively, and delegate some of your work to other people.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Better organize yourself and your workspace for peak efficiency.
  • Understand the importance of, and the most useful techniques for, setting and achieving goals.
  • Identify the right things to be doing and develop plans for doing them.
  • Learn what to delegate and how to delegate well.
  • Take control of things that can derail your workplace productivity.

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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 Taking Initiative 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 -Taking Initiative Online Certificate Course

Module One: Getting Started    
Module Two: What is Initiative?    

  • Definition    
  • Benefits, Personal and Professional    
  • Why People Do Not Take Initiative    
  • Make Initiative a Priority    

Module Three: Take a Chance    

  • Be Open Minded    
  • Be Adaptable    
  • Making Decisions    
  • Take Responsibility    

Module Four: Recognize When You Can Step In    

  • Know Your Strengths and Skills    
  • Go the Extra Mile    
  • Listen Carefully    
  • Fill in the Gaps    

Module Five: Recognize When You Can Go Outside the Normal    

  • Consider Culture and Values Before Acting    
  • Is It in the Scope of Your Authority?    
  • Communicate Ideas    
  • Act on Solutions    

Module Six: Weighing the Consequences    

  • Ask Questions    
  • Risk, Impact, or Cost Analysis    
  • Is Authorization Necessary?    
  • When Risks Are Too High    

Module Seven: Good or Bad    

  • The Good    
  • The Bad    
  • Develop Judgment    
  • Avoid Acting on Emotion    

Module Eight: Confidence    

  • Are You Confident?    
  • Build Confidence    
  • Positive Thinking    
  • Visualization    

Module Nine: Find Opportunities    

  • Internal Opportunities    
  • External Opportunities    
  • Apply Core Competencies    
  • What Problems Exist, and Will They Grow?    

Module Ten: Be Persistent    

  • Handle Setbacks
  • Manage Change    
  • Modify Ideas When Necessary    
  • Move Forward    

Module Eleven: Balance Initiative and Restraint    

  • Consider the Work Involved in an Idea    
  • Develop Emotional Intelligence    
  • Know the Buy-in of Stakeholders
  • Do Not Push All Ideas Forward

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Self-Leadership Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What is Self-Leadership

  •     Defining Self-Leadership
  •     Defining Self-Leadership
  •     Four Pillars of Self-Leadership
  •     Making Connections

Session 3: Knowing Who You Are

  •     Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  •     Step One Identify Your Values
  •     Step Two Define Your Values
  •     Step Three Put It All Together
  •     Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  •     Dream Examples
  •     SPIRIT
  •     Writing Tips
  •     Getting Goals on Paper
  •     Setting Ourselves Up For Success
  •     Building Accountability Into Your Goals

Session 4: Change Management

  •     Control and Change
  •     Making Connections

Session 5: Knowing What You Do

  •     Your Behavior
  •     Negative Cues
  •     Positive Cues
  •     Making Connections
  •     Making Connections
  •     Lifelong Learning
  •     Lifelong Learning
  •     Learning Plans
  •     Making Connections

Session 6: Motivation for Optimists

  •     Motivation from Within
  •     Making Connections
  •     Creating a Motivational Climate
  •     The Value of Optimism
  •     ABC’s of Optimism
  •     Pessimism vs. Optimism
  •     VET Process
  •     Adversities

Session 7: Using What You Know

  •     Our Physical Self
  •     Questions to Consider
  •     Questions to Consider
  •     Emotional Intelligence
  •     The Seven Emotions
  •     What Do Emotions Tell Us
  •     Applying Emotional Intelligence

Session 8: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 3 - Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment, Part 1
  • Pre-Assignment, Part 2
  • Pre-Assignment, Part 3

 Session 2: What Is Self-Esteem?

  • Defining Self-Esteem
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence
  • Origins of Low Self-Esteem
  • Conditioned Behavior
  • Changing the Conditioning
  • Putting Things in Perspective

 Session 3: Improving Self-Esteem

  • Stop Spreading Negative Messages
  • Generalizations
  • Negative and Negating Comments
  • Changing Your Language
  • Throw out Perfectionism
  • Creating Healthy Patterns

 Session 4: Building Self-Esteem

  • Building Confidence in Others
  • Putting Others at Ease
  • Presenting Yourself Well
  • Creating Positive Impressions
  • Our Thoughts on Creating Impressions
  • Choosing Your Actions

 Session 5: Increasing Our Self-Esteem

  • Assessing Internal Factors
  • Building Up and Tearing Down
  • Our Thoughts on Building and Tearing
  • Where Am I?

 Session 6: Esteemed Confidence

  • Techniques that Work
  • Pretend You Are Confident
  • Technique 1
  • When Your Positive Self-Talk Doesn't Listen
  • Technique 2
  • When You Meet People, Look Them in the Eye
  • Technique 3
  • Dance
  • Technique 4
  • Know Your Stuff
  • Technique 5
  • Rehearsal is the Best Confidence Builder
  • Technique 6
  • Every Day, Remind Yourself That You Have Done Some Things Well
  • Technique 7
  • Read Inspiring Biographies and Autobiographies
  • Technique 8
  • Be Thankful
  • Technique 9
  • Push Yourself to Accomplish Short-Term Goals
  • Technique 10
  • Do Something for Yourself Every Week
  • Technique 11

 Session 7: The Power of Thought

  • Identifying the Situations
  • Negative Thoughts
  • Controlling Your Thoughts
  • Flip it Around
  • Tyrone's Thinking
  • Discussion Questions
  • Discussing Tyrone's Thoughts
  • Avoiding Traps
  • Removing the Distortions

 Session 8: Ask for What You Want

  • What Do You Want?
  • Ask Assertively and Effectively
  • Your Heart's Desire
  • Marlene's Story
  • Discussion Question

 Session 9: Create What You Want

  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • SPIRIT Goals
  • My Own Goal Setting

 Session 10: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 4 - Being a Team Player Online Certificate Course

 Session One: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Why Did You Take This Course?
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Pre-Course Assessment

Session Two: Being a Team Player

  • What is a Team Player?
  • Who is a Team Player?
  • Characteristics of a Team Player

Session Three: Being a Good Team Player

  • Actions Speak Louder than Words
  • How to Be a Good Team Player
  • Are You a Good Team Player?
  • Take 1
  • Be Prepared for the ‘Teamwork’ Question in an Interview
  • The Interview

Session Four: Team Work

  • Team Work Definition
  • Types of Workplace Teams
  • A Closer Look
  • Five Types of Workplace Teams Organizations Need

Session Five: Why Teamwork Fails

  • Five Reasons
  • Employee recognition
  • Types of recognition
  • Tips for recognizing employees
  • One Bad Apple...

Session Six: Strategies to Improve Teamwork

  • 20 Strategies
  • Bringing it All Together
  • Summary

Course 5 - Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course

 Session One: Course Overview

  • Course Overview
  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Pre-Course Assessment

Session Two: Adopting the Best Mindset for Learning

  • What Does it Mean to Learn?
  • Adopting the Right Mindset
  • Mindset in Practice
  • Mindset Reflections
  • Practicing Mindset and Learning?

Session Three: Taking Better Notes

  • Become a Better Learner Using Notes
  • Five Methods of Note Taking
  • How Do You Take Notes?

Session Four: Setting and Managing Goals

  • How Do Goals Play into Learning?
  • Setting Goals Activity

Session Five: Expanding Your Network

  • Learning About Your Network
  • Asking Questions

Session Six: The Whole Picture

  • Becoming Accountable
  • Embracing Responsibility
  • Embracing Technology

Session Seven: Mind and Body

  • Mind and Body Working Together

Session Eight: How You Can Accelerate Your Learning

  • Tips to Accelerate Your Learning
  • Personal Action Plan
  • Course Summary
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 6 - Attention Management Online Certificate 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 7 - Personal Productivity Online Certificate 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 8 - Setting Your Goals Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment
  •     Making Connections

Session 2: Pre-Assignment Review

  •     Pre-Assignment Review Questions

Session 3: Self-Understanding

  •     Understanding the Importance of Goal Setting
  •     Choosing a Mentor
  •     Making Connections

Session 4: Laying the Foundation

  •     Creating Your Personal Vision Statement
  •     Step One: Identify Your Values
  •     Step Two: Define Your Values
  •     Step Three: Put It All Together
  •     A Closer Look
  •     Where our Values Live

Session 5: What’s In Your Bucket?

  •     The Bucket Principle
  •     Digging Deeper into the Bucket
  •     Steps to Success

Session 6: Getting Down to Business

  •     Identifying Goals
  •     Goals in Real Life
  •     Stretch Goals and Risk Taking
  •     The Big Picture
  •     Goals with SPIRIT
  •     My Dreams and Goals

Session 7: Getting Started Today

  •     Ready, Set, Go!
  •     Prioritizing Tools
  •     Visualization Techniques
  •     Trying it Out
  •     Support Systems
  •     Action Planning and Follow-Through
  •     Motivators

Session 8: Dealing with Setbacks

  •     Everyone Has Setbacks

Session 9: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 9 - Organizational Skills Online Certificate 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 10 - Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: The Power of a Change

  • Your Bucket List
  • 1 to 10
  • 11 to 20
  • 21 to 30
  • 31 to 40
  • 41 to 50
  • Pre-Assignment Review

 Session 3: Changing Our Perspective

  • Making Changes
  • Connecting with People
  • Paperwork
  • Reading
  • Exercise
  • Summarizing the Priorities
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Questions

 Session 4: Setting Goals

  • The Dot Exercise
  • Setting Goals
  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Setting a SPIRIT Goal

 Session 5: Planning Tips and Tricks

  • Guidelines for Efficient Planning
  • Using a Guideline
  • Making Plans
  • Organizing Your Work Area and Your Paperwork
  • Using a Tip

 Session 6: Setting Up a Routine

  • How Routines Can Help You
  • Creating a Routine
  • What to Include?
  • Creating Your Routine

 Session 7: Doing it Right

  • Balance
  • Balancing Your Week
  • Organize Your Time
  • Organizing Yourself
  • Let Things Go
  • Delegate
  • Five Levels and Five Steps of Delegation
  • Delegating Work
  • The Story
  • Managing Time
  • Questions, Part 1
  • Questions, Part 2
  • Discussing Sheila

 Session 8: Putting an End to Procrastination

  • Eating a Frog
  • Choose the Ugly One
  • Clearing Out the Frogs

 Session 9: Getting Organized

  • Surface of the Desk
  • Contents of the Desk
  • Getting Rid of Clutter
  • Guidelines for Keeping a Piece of Paper
  • Cleaning Up

 Session 10: Organizing Your Files

  • Sorting Based on File Type
  • File Categories
  • Working Files
  • Reference Files
  • Archive Files
  • Disaster Files
  • Your Filing System
  • Electronic Files
  • Your Electronic Files
  • Briefcase
  • The Batching Technique
  • Batching Tasks

 Session 11: Managing Your Workload

  • Managing E-mail
  • Looking at Your E-mail
  • Working Effectively with E-mail
  • Mary Marvelous
  • Question
  • Our Recommendation
  • Next Steps
  • Workload Analysis
  • The 168 Hour Plan
  • Using Your Time
  • More or Less
  • Happiness and Me Time
  • Regrets

 Session 12: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

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:

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About this Course

Understand How to Take the Initiative - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Taking Initiative

  2. Self-Leadership

  3. Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills

  4. Being a Team Player

  5. Becoming a Better Learner

  6. Attention Management

  7. Personal Productivity

  8. Setting Your Goals

  9. Organizational Skills

  10. Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management

1. Taking Initiative: Learn The Good and Bad Aspects of Initiative

Taking the initiative is a crucial step in moving forward in our professional and personal lives. By showing initiative, it reflects us in a positive light to others as well as builds our own self-esteem. If we want something to happen, we need to make it happen. That is what initiative is all about. Take opportunities and run with them. Do not let excuses cause you to miss out on amazing opportunities. See what you want, believe what you want, and make it happen.

With our “Seeing and Taking Initiative” course, you will learn what initiative is, how to take it on, the advantages of it, and when to know one's place. By enrolling in this class, you will be taking the first step in making something positive happen for you! Now that is initiative!

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify what initiative looks like
  • Recognize when you can take steps outside the normal
  • Build confidence for themselves
  • Learn to find opportunities
  • Learn good and bad aspects of initiative
  • Balance initiative and restraint

2. Self-Leadership: Explore The Four Pillars Of Self-Leadership

Self-leadership combines taking responsibility for our outcomes, setting direction for our lives, and having tools to manage priorities. This course will cover all of these aspects and teach you how to make meaningful, empowered choices while taking action to get where you want to go.

In this course, you will explore the four pillars of self-leadership: knowing who you are, knowing what you do, knowing what you need to learn, and using what you know.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Define self-leadership and what it means on an individual level.
  • Assume responsibility for your results by understanding who you are, what you want, and how to reach your goals.
  • Describe the four pillars of self-leadership.
  • Use techniques related to adjusting to change, cultivating optimism, and developing good habits to build your self-leadership.

3. Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills: Explore What Self-esteem Is

Ayn Rand once said, “The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.” This course will give you some techniques that can dramatically change how you feel about yourself and how you approach the world.

In this course, you will explore what self-esteem is and where low self-esteem comes from. You will also learn ways to build your self-esteem, get what you want, and make others feel better about themselves.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Recognize that you have worth, and are worthy of happiness.
  • Develop techniques for eliminating unhealthy thought patterns and replacing them with supportive patterns.
  • Learn how to turn negative thoughts into positive thoughts.
  • Learn how to make requests so that you get what you want.
  • Set goals that reflect your dreams and desires, and reinforce healthy patterns.

4. Being a Team Player: Learn how to become one with the team with our Being a Team Player Online Certificate Course

The most remarkable feats are accomplished by people working together. To become a successful leader, you need to understand how and why teams work well, and what makes teams falter. At all levels, from the newest to the most senior member of an enterprise, personal and organizational success depends on having the skills and knowledge to work successfully with others.

Teamwork is essential in any organization, and strongly influences whether a venture succeeds or fails. Participants will learn what characteristics are common to team players, how to demonstrate to others that you are a good team player, types of teams and which ones are vital to every workplace, reasons teams fail, and strategies to ensure success. Other courses that may be of interest are Creating a Positive Work Environment, Making Your Business Better, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Team Building- Developing High Performance Teams, and Communication Strategies.

Key Leanring Objectives

Most people like to think of themselves as good team players, but are you? Your personal success depends, to a large degree, on how well you support others.

Being a Team Player is a six-session course that teaches about the desirable characteristics of a team player, how to recognize one, different types of teams and which ones are essential to every organization. It then covers why teams falter, and how to better ensure success. After you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the definition of a team player and a non-team player
  • Know the difference between a team player and a non-team player
  • Learn the qualities possessed by a team player
  • Determine what type of team player you are and how that functions in your workplace
  • Know and understand what it takes to be a team player
  • Discover the different types of teams that exist within a company
  • Learn what working together as a team looks like
  • Learn the different types of workplace teams and what types of teams successful organizations need
  • Develop strategies to improve teamwork

5. Becoming a Better Learner: Learn how to become a better learner today!

There was a time when what you learned in school before entering the workforce would be all you needed to know for the rest of your career. That is no longer the case, as today's skills can become outdated very quickly. The rapid evolution of workplace technologies and best practices means you need to keep your skills current. You must truly be a life-long learner and can no longer rely on what you already know.

The definition of learning is the process of acquiring new or modifying existing knowledge, behaviours, skills, values, or preferences. It is a means of honing our skills, enriching our minds, and changing the way we see things in the world.

This course will help you to become a better learner, and as a result, make you a more valuable employee and well-rounded individual.

Key Learning Objectives

  • What it means to learn and become a life-long learner
  • What a mindset for learning looks like and how to adopt one
  • How to set realistic goals; what your network is and why expanding it is important
  • How to ask questions and why that is important
  • How to become accountable for your goals and take responsibility
  • How to accelerate your learning

6. 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.

Key Learning Objectives

  • 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

7. Personal Productivity: Study Productivity Online Course and 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 Productivity Online 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.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Analyze 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.

8. Setting Your Goals: Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

We all have things we want in life. This course will show you how to take the things that you dream about and wish for, and turn them into reality.

In this course, you will create your personal vision, identify your values, and make a bucket list. From there, you’ll create goals with SPIRIT, set up support systems, learn how to deal with setbacks, and identify ways to get started on your journey right now.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify what’s important to you in your life.
  • Use goal setting activities and appropriate language to articulate what you want in your life.
  • Explain what your dreams and goals are for both the short and long term.
  • Use motivating techniques to help you reach your goals.
  • Understand how to deal with setbacks.

9. Organizational Skills: Organizational Skills Online Certificate Course

The Organizational Skills Online Certificate Course gives you access to the skills that will provide substantial benefits to your business and personal life. Organizational skills training will deliver measurable benefits in general productivity and project management.  Taking organizational skills classes can even have a positive effect on memory and retention skills. Our Organizational Skills Online courses will deliver improvements in management skills, time management and communication skills.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Critically look at existing practices that are not organized
  • Know the critical value of a workable filing system
  • Use strategic planning to effectively prioritize your timetable, work projects and daily tasks
  • Establish effective ways of saving information and storing supplies
  • Organize your personal and workspaces effectively
  • Know how to resist procrastination and focus on meeting deadlines
  • Plan to stay organized in the future

10. Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management: Make The Most Out Of Your Time

Time is money, the saying goes, and lots of it gets lost in disorganization and disruption. This course will give you some ways to get organized and make the most of your time.

In this course, you will learn how to organize your workflow and office space, use your planner effectively, and delegate some of your work to other people.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Better organize yourself and your workspace for peak efficiency.
  • Understand the importance of, and the most useful techniques for, setting and achieving goals.
  • Identify the right things to be doing and develop plans for doing them.
  • Learn what to delegate and how to delegate well.
  • Take control of things that can derail your workplace productivity.

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This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

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  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificates

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

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

Course 1 -Taking Initiative Online Certificate Course

Module One: Getting Started    
Module Two: What is Initiative?    

  • Definition    
  • Benefits, Personal and Professional    
  • Why People Do Not Take Initiative    
  • Make Initiative a Priority    

Module Three: Take a Chance    

  • Be Open Minded    
  • Be Adaptable    
  • Making Decisions    
  • Take Responsibility    

Module Four: Recognize When You Can Step In    

  • Know Your Strengths and Skills    
  • Go the Extra Mile    
  • Listen Carefully    
  • Fill in the Gaps    

Module Five: Recognize When You Can Go Outside the Normal    

  • Consider Culture and Values Before Acting    
  • Is It in the Scope of Your Authority?    
  • Communicate Ideas    
  • Act on Solutions    

Module Six: Weighing the Consequences    

  • Ask Questions    
  • Risk, Impact, or Cost Analysis    
  • Is Authorization Necessary?    
  • When Risks Are Too High    

Module Seven: Good or Bad    

  • The Good    
  • The Bad    
  • Develop Judgment    
  • Avoid Acting on Emotion    

Module Eight: Confidence    

  • Are You Confident?    
  • Build Confidence    
  • Positive Thinking    
  • Visualization    

Module Nine: Find Opportunities    

  • Internal Opportunities    
  • External Opportunities    
  • Apply Core Competencies    
  • What Problems Exist, and Will They Grow?    

Module Ten: Be Persistent    

  • Handle Setbacks
  • Manage Change    
  • Modify Ideas When Necessary    
  • Move Forward    

Module Eleven: Balance Initiative and Restraint    

  • Consider the Work Involved in an Idea    
  • Develop Emotional Intelligence    
  • Know the Buy-in of Stakeholders
  • Do Not Push All Ideas Forward

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Self-Leadership Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What is Self-Leadership

  •     Defining Self-Leadership
  •     Defining Self-Leadership
  •     Four Pillars of Self-Leadership
  •     Making Connections

Session 3: Knowing Who You Are

  •     Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  •     Step One Identify Your Values
  •     Step Two Define Your Values
  •     Step Three Put It All Together
  •     Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  •     Dream Examples
  •     SPIRIT
  •     Writing Tips
  •     Getting Goals on Paper
  •     Setting Ourselves Up For Success
  •     Building Accountability Into Your Goals

Session 4: Change Management

  •     Control and Change
  •     Making Connections

Session 5: Knowing What You Do

  •     Your Behavior
  •     Negative Cues
  •     Positive Cues
  •     Making Connections
  •     Making Connections
  •     Lifelong Learning
  •     Lifelong Learning
  •     Learning Plans
  •     Making Connections

Session 6: Motivation for Optimists

  •     Motivation from Within
  •     Making Connections
  •     Creating a Motivational Climate
  •     The Value of Optimism
  •     ABC’s of Optimism
  •     Pessimism vs. Optimism
  •     VET Process
  •     Adversities

Session 7: Using What You Know

  •     Our Physical Self
  •     Questions to Consider
  •     Questions to Consider
  •     Emotional Intelligence
  •     The Seven Emotions
  •     What Do Emotions Tell Us
  •     Applying Emotional Intelligence

Session 8: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 3 - Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment, Part 1
  • Pre-Assignment, Part 2
  • Pre-Assignment, Part 3

 Session 2: What Is Self-Esteem?

  • Defining Self-Esteem
  • Self-Esteem and Confidence
  • Origins of Low Self-Esteem
  • Conditioned Behavior
  • Changing the Conditioning
  • Putting Things in Perspective

 Session 3: Improving Self-Esteem

  • Stop Spreading Negative Messages
  • Generalizations
  • Negative and Negating Comments
  • Changing Your Language
  • Throw out Perfectionism
  • Creating Healthy Patterns

 Session 4: Building Self-Esteem

  • Building Confidence in Others
  • Putting Others at Ease
  • Presenting Yourself Well
  • Creating Positive Impressions
  • Our Thoughts on Creating Impressions
  • Choosing Your Actions

 Session 5: Increasing Our Self-Esteem

  • Assessing Internal Factors
  • Building Up and Tearing Down
  • Our Thoughts on Building and Tearing
  • Where Am I?

 Session 6: Esteemed Confidence

  • Techniques that Work
  • Pretend You Are Confident
  • Technique 1
  • When Your Positive Self-Talk Doesn't Listen
  • Technique 2
  • When You Meet People, Look Them in the Eye
  • Technique 3
  • Dance
  • Technique 4
  • Know Your Stuff
  • Technique 5
  • Rehearsal is the Best Confidence Builder
  • Technique 6
  • Every Day, Remind Yourself That You Have Done Some Things Well
  • Technique 7
  • Read Inspiring Biographies and Autobiographies
  • Technique 8
  • Be Thankful
  • Technique 9
  • Push Yourself to Accomplish Short-Term Goals
  • Technique 10
  • Do Something for Yourself Every Week
  • Technique 11

 Session 7: The Power of Thought

  • Identifying the Situations
  • Negative Thoughts
  • Controlling Your Thoughts
  • Flip it Around
  • Tyrone's Thinking
  • Discussion Questions
  • Discussing Tyrone's Thoughts
  • Avoiding Traps
  • Removing the Distortions

 Session 8: Ask for What You Want

  • What Do You Want?
  • Ask Assertively and Effectively
  • Your Heart's Desire
  • Marlene's Story
  • Discussion Question

 Session 9: Create What You Want

  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • SPIRIT Goals
  • My Own Goal Setting

 Session 10: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Course 4 - Being a Team Player Online Certificate Course

 Session One: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Why Did You Take This Course?
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Pre-Course Assessment

Session Two: Being a Team Player

  • What is a Team Player?
  • Who is a Team Player?
  • Characteristics of a Team Player

Session Three: Being a Good Team Player

  • Actions Speak Louder than Words
  • How to Be a Good Team Player
  • Are You a Good Team Player?
  • Take 1
  • Be Prepared for the ‘Teamwork’ Question in an Interview
  • The Interview

Session Four: Team Work

  • Team Work Definition
  • Types of Workplace Teams
  • A Closer Look
  • Five Types of Workplace Teams Organizations Need

Session Five: Why Teamwork Fails

  • Five Reasons
  • Employee recognition
  • Types of recognition
  • Tips for recognizing employees
  • One Bad Apple...

Session Six: Strategies to Improve Teamwork

  • 20 Strategies
  • Bringing it All Together
  • Summary

Course 5 - Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course

 Session One: Course Overview

  • Course Overview
  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Pre-Course Assessment

Session Two: Adopting the Best Mindset for Learning

  • What Does it Mean to Learn?
  • Adopting the Right Mindset
  • Mindset in Practice
  • Mindset Reflections
  • Practicing Mindset and Learning?

Session Three: Taking Better Notes

  • Become a Better Learner Using Notes
  • Five Methods of Note Taking
  • How Do You Take Notes?

Session Four: Setting and Managing Goals

  • How Do Goals Play into Learning?
  • Setting Goals Activity

Session Five: Expanding Your Network

  • Learning About Your Network
  • Asking Questions

Session Six: The Whole Picture

  • Becoming Accountable
  • Embracing Responsibility
  • Embracing Technology

Session Seven: Mind and Body

  • Mind and Body Working Together

Session Eight: How You Can Accelerate Your Learning

  • Tips to Accelerate Your Learning
  • Personal Action Plan
  • Course Summary
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 6 - Attention Management Online Certificate 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 7 - Personal Productivity Online Certificate 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 8 - Setting Your Goals Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment
  •     Making Connections

Session 2: Pre-Assignment Review

  •     Pre-Assignment Review Questions

Session 3: Self-Understanding

  •     Understanding the Importance of Goal Setting
  •     Choosing a Mentor
  •     Making Connections

Session 4: Laying the Foundation

  •     Creating Your Personal Vision Statement
  •     Step One: Identify Your Values
  •     Step Two: Define Your Values
  •     Step Three: Put It All Together
  •     A Closer Look
  •     Where our Values Live

Session 5: What’s In Your Bucket?

  •     The Bucket Principle
  •     Digging Deeper into the Bucket
  •     Steps to Success

Session 6: Getting Down to Business

  •     Identifying Goals
  •     Goals in Real Life
  •     Stretch Goals and Risk Taking
  •     The Big Picture
  •     Goals with SPIRIT
  •     My Dreams and Goals

Session 7: Getting Started Today

  •     Ready, Set, Go!
  •     Prioritizing Tools
  •     Visualization Techniques
  •     Trying it Out
  •     Support Systems
  •     Action Planning and Follow-Through
  •     Motivators

Session 8: Dealing with Setbacks

  •     Everyone Has Setbacks

Session 9: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 9 - Organizational Skills Online Certificate 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 10 - Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: The Power of a Change

  • Your Bucket List
  • 1 to 10
  • 11 to 20
  • 21 to 30
  • 31 to 40
  • 41 to 50
  • Pre-Assignment Review

 Session 3: Changing Our Perspective

  • Making Changes
  • Connecting with People
  • Paperwork
  • Reading
  • Exercise
  • Summarizing the Priorities
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Questions

 Session 4: Setting Goals

  • The Dot Exercise
  • Setting Goals
  • Setting Goals with SPIRIT
  • Setting a SPIRIT Goal

 Session 5: Planning Tips and Tricks

  • Guidelines for Efficient Planning
  • Using a Guideline
  • Making Plans
  • Organizing Your Work Area and Your Paperwork
  • Using a Tip

 Session 6: Setting Up a Routine

  • How Routines Can Help You
  • Creating a Routine
  • What to Include?
  • Creating Your Routine

 Session 7: Doing it Right

  • Balance
  • Balancing Your Week
  • Organize Your Time
  • Organizing Yourself
  • Let Things Go
  • Delegate
  • Five Levels and Five Steps of Delegation
  • Delegating Work
  • The Story
  • Managing Time
  • Questions, Part 1
  • Questions, Part 2
  • Discussing Sheila

 Session 8: Putting an End to Procrastination

  • Eating a Frog
  • Choose the Ugly One
  • Clearing Out the Frogs

 Session 9: Getting Organized

  • Surface of the Desk
  • Contents of the Desk
  • Getting Rid of Clutter
  • Guidelines for Keeping a Piece of Paper
  • Cleaning Up

 Session 10: Organizing Your Files

  • Sorting Based on File Type
  • File Categories
  • Working Files
  • Reference Files
  • Archive Files
  • Disaster Files
  • Your Filing System
  • Electronic Files
  • Your Electronic Files
  • Briefcase
  • The Batching Technique
  • Batching Tasks

 Session 11: Managing Your Workload

  • Managing E-mail
  • Looking at Your E-mail
  • Working Effectively with E-mail
  • Mary Marvelous
  • Question
  • Our Recommendation
  • Next Steps
  • Workload Analysis
  • The 168 Hour Plan
  • Using Your Time
  • More or Less
  • Happiness and Me Time
  • Regrets

 Session 12: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

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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No, anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take our course. There are no entry requirements to take this course.

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
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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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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.

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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.

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Delivery Mode: Online
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Duration: 60-80 Hours for total bundle
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