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Discover The Specifics Of How To Develop Your Goals - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Setting Your Goals

  2. Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management

  3. Organizational Skills

  4. Personal Productivity

  5. Online Time Management

  6. Stress Management

  7. Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp

  8. Work-Life Balance

  9. Taking Initiative

  10. Improving Mindfulness

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Organizational Skills: 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.

4. Personal Productivity: Study Time Management Course and Learn How to Manage Your Time and Get Things Done

The Time Management Online Certificate Course can equip you with the essential time management skills used by highly effective people. Regular uses of these techniques are the highest achievers in sport, business, and public service. Incorporating these skills into your daily routine will improve your ability to function at high levels, including extreme pressure situations.

These Time Management Online Courses will give you all of the skills you need to manage your workload effectively. The course will teach you the core philosophy of successful time management.  Simply explained, it is a focus shift from activity to results. Many "busy" people waste their working hours on non-productive activities, achieving little as a result.  You will learn how to avoid this trap and focus on the things that really matter.

Time management training online starts with goal setting. You will learn how to record, prioritize, and break down goals into projects, action plans, or easy task lists. You will learn the skill set required to support your planning process in easy and straightforward lessons.

Skills taught within our time management classes online include motivation, delegation, organization, crisis management, and much more.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Effectively and productively planning and prioritizing your daily activities
  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Successfully managing crises
  • Organizing your workspace and workflow
  • Efficient delegation
  • Ritualizing your workload
  • Planning meetings effectively

5. Online Time Management: Learn Stress Management Online And Take Control of Stress & Anxiety In Your Life

This Certificate in Stress Management course is designed for people looking to deliver a comprehensive approach to Stress Management. Whether you are looking for appropriate initiatives to apply from a corporate perspective, or as individuals, stress is an unavoidable reality that can be positively impactful.

This course also includes information on the signs of chronic stress overload, identifying actions that add to people’s stress levels, and how to implement action to reduce unhealthy stress. Stress Management is a soft skills training course that you will love having as part of your skillset.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Course Overview
  • Defining Stress and How It Affects Us
  • What is Stress About?
  • Building a Solid Foundation
  • Mental Strategies
  • Stress at Work
  • Time Management Tips
  • Stress at Home
  • Drainers and Fillers

6. Stress Management: Explore What Personal Efficiency Is All About

Like any other personal challenge, time management requires a customized system that works for you. This course will give you a number of organizational tools and techniques to consider. At the end of the course, you will have a personal productivity plan that you can apply right away.

To start this course, you’ll explore what personal efficiency is all about, as well as useful attitudes and skills that you might want to develop. Then, you’ll outline your vision statement, dreams, and goals. Next, you’ll learn about the 80/20 system, what characteristics your organizational system should have, how to design a functional workspace, and techniques for organizing your daily to-do items. You’ll also learn how to set up and maintain information management systems (both physical and virtual), prioritize tasks, create routines, and tackle procrastination. Finally, you’ll learn how to get organized at home.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify what personal efficiency is, what skill sets can improve your personal productivity, and what attitudes we should cultivate.
  • Explain why multi-tasking is a myth.
  • Describe what role long-term goals play in short-term efficiency.
  • Share a personal vision and develop dreams and goals from it.
  • Apply the 80/20 rule and learn how it should affect planning.
  • Identify the characteristics of a good organizational system.
  • Develop a plan for an efficient workspace, including a customized information center and a filing system.
  • Apply a system that will allow you to process any type of information that crosses your desk, including e-mail, electronic files, paper files, voice mail, text messages, and drop-in visitors..
  • Use the Eisenhower principle to prioritize work.
  • Say no.
  • Use routines to simplify your life.
  • Understand why you procrastinate and develop methods for tackling tasks.
  • Apply ideas and tools to make your household more productive and efficient.

7. Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp: Balance Career and Home Life to Excel in Your Career

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

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

Key Learning Objectives

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

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

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

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

Key Learning Objectives

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

9. 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

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

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

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

Key Learning Objectives

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

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The Ultimate Setting Your Goals 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - 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 2 - 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

Course 3 - 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 4 - 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 5 - Online Time Management Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

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

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

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

Section Four: Planning

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

Section Five: Procrastination

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

Section Six: Managing Crisis

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

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

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

Section Eight: Delegating

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

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

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

Section Ten: Meetings

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

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

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

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Stress Management Online Certificate Course

 Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Defining Stress and How It Affects Us

  • Where Are You Now?
  • Defining and Identifying Stress
  • Ways to Look at Your Stress

Session Three: What is Stress About?

Session Four: Building a Solid Foundation

  • Taking Care of Your Body and Your Mind
  • Case Study
  • The "Less Stress" Lessons

Session Five: Mental Strategies

  • Changing Ourselves
  • The Triple A Approach

Session Six: Stress at Work

  • The Stress Tax
  • Stress Inventory
  • Finding Some Solutions
  • Stress Logging

Session Seven: Time Management Tips

Session Eight: Stress at Home

  • Budgeting Basics
  • The Everyday Stuff
  • Organization Tips

Session Nine: Drainers and Fillers

  • Recommended Reading List
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
  • Personal Action Plan

Course 7 - Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment: Purpose
  • Pre-Assignment: Steps
  • Pre-Assignment: Images

 Session 2: Understanding Personal Efficiency

  • Defining Personal Efficiency
  • In the Groove
  • A Holistic Approach
  • Time Management vs. Personal Productivity

 Session 3: Developing the Right Attitude

  • Useful Skill Sets
  • Useful Attitudes
  • Why Multi-Tasking is a Myth

 Session 4: Laying the Foundation

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identifying Your Values
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Step Three: Put it all Together
  • Making Connections
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Getting Some Ideas
  • SPIRIT
  • Putting it All Together

 Session 5: The Building Blocks of a Good Organizational System

  • Pareto's Principle
  • Characteristics of a Good Organizational System
  • Building a Customizable System

 Session 6: Creating the Right Environment

  • Garbage Out!
  • Step Two: Make an Action Plan
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part One
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part Two
  • Step Four: Finish the Task
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part One
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part Two
  • Re-Designing Your Workspace
  • Setting up a Daily System
  • Priority Tray
  • The Incubator
  • Sample Incubator
  • Using the Incubator
  • Using the Incubator Each Day
  • Setting up a Filing System
  • Four File Types
  • Filing Tips
  • Putting Everything Back Together
  • Putting it in Action, Part 1

 Session 7: Setting up your Virtual Environment

  • Organizing Electronic Files
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Your E-Mail Program Work for You
  • Commit to Your E-mail Program
  • Take Some Training
  • Set Up Folders
  • Schedule Backups and Archives
  • Automate What You Can
  • Use Time-Saving Tools
  • Exploring Applications
  • Top Applications

 Session 8: Setting up Your Information Management Center

  • Key Components of a System, Part 1
  • Key Components of a System, Part 2
  • Case Study: Sarah the Salesperson
  • Case Study: Walter the Writer
  • Case Study: Edna the Executive Assistant
  • Making Connections
  • Lessons Learned, Part 1
  • Lessons Learned Part 2

 Session 9: Managing Information in Six Easy Steps

  • GOPHER It!
  • Processing E-Mail Messages
  • Digging Donald out of the Hole
  • Problem One
  • Problem Two
  • Problem Three

 Session 10: Prioritizing Your Tasks

  • The Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Matrix Overview
  • Quadrant 1: Urgent and Important
  • Quadrant 2: Important but Not Urgent
  • Quadrant 3: Urgent but Not Important
  • Quadrant 4: Not Urgent and Not Important
  • Putting Tasks in Their Place

 Session 11: Saying No

  • Techniques for Saying No, Part One
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Two
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Three
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Four

 Session 12: Creating Routines

  • Why Routines?
  • Start of Day Routine
  • End of Day Routine
  • Dealing with E-mail

 Session 13: Stopping Procrastination Now (Not Later!)

  • Tackling Procrastination
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 1
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 2
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 3
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 4

 Session 14: Applying Our Lessons at Home

  • Meals
  • Exercise
  • Fun Stuff
  • Children
  • Chores
  • General Organization

 Session 15: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 8 - Work-Life Balance Online Certificate Course

 Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Benefits of a Healthy Balance

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

Module Three - Signs of an Imbalance

  • Health risks
  • Absenteeism
  • Burnout
  • Stress

Module Four - Employer Resources

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

Module Five - Tip in Time Management

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

Module Six - Goal Setting

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

Module Seven - Optional Ways to Work

  • Telecommuting
  • Job sharing
  • Job redesign
  • Flex time

Module Eight - At Work

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

Module Nine - At Home

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

Module Ten - Stress Management

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

Module Eleven - Working in a Home Office

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

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - 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 10 - Improving Mindfulness Online Certificate Course

Module One: Getting Started

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

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

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

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

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

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

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

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

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

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

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

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

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

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

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

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

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

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

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise

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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About this Course

Discover The Specifics Of How To Develop Your Goals - 10 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Setting Your Goals

  2. Get Organized for Peak Performance Time Management

  3. Organizational Skills

  4. Personal Productivity

  5. Online Time Management

  6. Stress Management

  7. Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp

  8. Work-Life Balance

  9. Taking Initiative

  10. Improving Mindfulness

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. Organizational Skills: 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.

4. Personal Productivity: Study Time Management Course and Learn How to Manage Your Time and Get Things Done

The Time Management Online Certificate Course can equip you with the essential time management skills used by highly effective people. Regular uses of these techniques are the highest achievers in sport, business, and public service. Incorporating these skills into your daily routine will improve your ability to function at high levels, including extreme pressure situations.

These Time Management Online Courses will give you all of the skills you need to manage your workload effectively. The course will teach you the core philosophy of successful time management.  Simply explained, it is a focus shift from activity to results. Many "busy" people waste their working hours on non-productive activities, achieving little as a result.  You will learn how to avoid this trap and focus on the things that really matter.

Time management training online starts with goal setting. You will learn how to record, prioritize, and break down goals into projects, action plans, or easy task lists. You will learn the skill set required to support your planning process in easy and straightforward lessons.

Skills taught within our time management classes online include motivation, delegation, organization, crisis management, and much more.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Effectively and productively planning and prioritizing your daily activities
  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Successfully managing crises
  • Organizing your workspace and workflow
  • Efficient delegation
  • Ritualizing your workload
  • Planning meetings effectively

5. Online Time Management: Learn Stress Management Online And Take Control of Stress & Anxiety In Your Life

This Certificate in Stress Management course is designed for people looking to deliver a comprehensive approach to Stress Management. Whether you are looking for appropriate initiatives to apply from a corporate perspective, or as individuals, stress is an unavoidable reality that can be positively impactful.

This course also includes information on the signs of chronic stress overload, identifying actions that add to people’s stress levels, and how to implement action to reduce unhealthy stress. Stress Management is a soft skills training course that you will love having as part of your skillset.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Course Overview
  • Defining Stress and How It Affects Us
  • What is Stress About?
  • Building a Solid Foundation
  • Mental Strategies
  • Stress at Work
  • Time Management Tips
  • Stress at Home
  • Drainers and Fillers

6. Stress Management: Explore What Personal Efficiency Is All About

Like any other personal challenge, time management requires a customized system that works for you. This course will give you a number of organizational tools and techniques to consider. At the end of the course, you will have a personal productivity plan that you can apply right away.

To start this course, you’ll explore what personal efficiency is all about, as well as useful attitudes and skills that you might want to develop. Then, you’ll outline your vision statement, dreams, and goals. Next, you’ll learn about the 80/20 system, what characteristics your organizational system should have, how to design a functional workspace, and techniques for organizing your daily to-do items. You’ll also learn how to set up and maintain information management systems (both physical and virtual), prioritize tasks, create routines, and tackle procrastination. Finally, you’ll learn how to get organized at home.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify what personal efficiency is, what skill sets can improve your personal productivity, and what attitudes we should cultivate.
  • Explain why multi-tasking is a myth.
  • Describe what role long-term goals play in short-term efficiency.
  • Share a personal vision and develop dreams and goals from it.
  • Apply the 80/20 rule and learn how it should affect planning.
  • Identify the characteristics of a good organizational system.
  • Develop a plan for an efficient workspace, including a customized information center and a filing system.
  • Apply a system that will allow you to process any type of information that crosses your desk, including e-mail, electronic files, paper files, voice mail, text messages, and drop-in visitors..
  • Use the Eisenhower principle to prioritize work.
  • Say no.
  • Use routines to simplify your life.
  • Understand why you procrastinate and develop methods for tackling tasks.
  • Apply ideas and tools to make your household more productive and efficient.

7. Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp: Balance Career and Home Life to Excel in Your Career

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

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

Key Learning Objectives

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

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

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

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

Key Learning Objectives

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

9. 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

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

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

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

Key Learning Objectives

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

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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 Setting Your Goals 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - 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 2 - 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

Course 3 - 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 4 - 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 5 - Online Time Management Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: SMARTER Goals

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

Section Three: Prioritizing Your Time

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

Section Four: Planning

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

Section Five: Procrastination

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

Section Six: Managing Crisis

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

Section Seven: The Organized Workspace

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

Section Eight: Delegating

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

Section Nine: The Power of Ritual...Habits

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

Section Ten: Meetings

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

Section Eleven: Meeting Alternatives

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

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Stress Management Online Certificate Course

 Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Defining Stress and How It Affects Us

  • Where Are You Now?
  • Defining and Identifying Stress
  • Ways to Look at Your Stress

Session Three: What is Stress About?

Session Four: Building a Solid Foundation

  • Taking Care of Your Body and Your Mind
  • Case Study
  • The "Less Stress" Lessons

Session Five: Mental Strategies

  • Changing Ourselves
  • The Triple A Approach

Session Six: Stress at Work

  • The Stress Tax
  • Stress Inventory
  • Finding Some Solutions
  • Stress Logging

Session Seven: Time Management Tips

Session Eight: Stress at Home

  • Budgeting Basics
  • The Everyday Stuff
  • Organization Tips

Session Nine: Drainers and Fillers

  • Recommended Reading List
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
  • Personal Action Plan

Course 7 - Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment: Purpose
  • Pre-Assignment: Steps
  • Pre-Assignment: Images

 Session 2: Understanding Personal Efficiency

  • Defining Personal Efficiency
  • In the Groove
  • A Holistic Approach
  • Time Management vs. Personal Productivity

 Session 3: Developing the Right Attitude

  • Useful Skill Sets
  • Useful Attitudes
  • Why Multi-Tasking is a Myth

 Session 4: Laying the Foundation

  • Creating a Personal Vision Statement
  • Step One: Identifying Your Values
  • Bringing It All Together
  • Step Three: Put it all Together
  • Making Connections
  • Identifying Dreams and Setting Goals
  • Getting Some Ideas
  • SPIRIT
  • Putting it All Together

 Session 5: The Building Blocks of a Good Organizational System

  • Pareto's Principle
  • Characteristics of a Good Organizational System
  • Building a Customizable System

 Session 6: Creating the Right Environment

  • Garbage Out!
  • Step Two: Make an Action Plan
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part One
  • Step Three: Get Started, Part Two
  • Step Four: Finish the Task
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part One
  • Laying Out Your Workspace, Part Two
  • Re-Designing Your Workspace
  • Setting up a Daily System
  • Priority Tray
  • The Incubator
  • Sample Incubator
  • Using the Incubator
  • Using the Incubator Each Day
  • Setting up a Filing System
  • Four File Types
  • Filing Tips
  • Putting Everything Back Together
  • Putting it in Action, Part 1

 Session 7: Setting up your Virtual Environment

  • Organizing Electronic Files
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Making Your E-Mail Program Work for You
  • Commit to Your E-mail Program
  • Take Some Training
  • Set Up Folders
  • Schedule Backups and Archives
  • Automate What You Can
  • Use Time-Saving Tools
  • Exploring Applications
  • Top Applications

 Session 8: Setting up Your Information Management Center

  • Key Components of a System, Part 1
  • Key Components of a System, Part 2
  • Case Study: Sarah the Salesperson
  • Case Study: Walter the Writer
  • Case Study: Edna the Executive Assistant
  • Making Connections
  • Lessons Learned, Part 1
  • Lessons Learned Part 2

 Session 9: Managing Information in Six Easy Steps

  • GOPHER It!
  • Processing E-Mail Messages
  • Digging Donald out of the Hole
  • Problem One
  • Problem Two
  • Problem Three

 Session 10: Prioritizing Your Tasks

  • The Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Matrix Overview
  • Quadrant 1: Urgent and Important
  • Quadrant 2: Important but Not Urgent
  • Quadrant 3: Urgent but Not Important
  • Quadrant 4: Not Urgent and Not Important
  • Putting Tasks in Their Place

 Session 11: Saying No

  • Techniques for Saying No, Part One
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Two
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Three
  • Techniques for Saying No, Part Four

 Session 12: Creating Routines

  • Why Routines?
  • Start of Day Routine
  • End of Day Routine
  • Dealing with E-mail

 Session 13: Stopping Procrastination Now (Not Later!)

  • Tackling Procrastination
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 1
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 2
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 3
  • A Challenge to Change, Part 4

 Session 14: Applying Our Lessons at Home

  • Meals
  • Exercise
  • Fun Stuff
  • Children
  • Chores
  • General Organization

 Session 15: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 8 - Work-Life Balance Online Certificate Course

 Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Benefits of a Healthy Balance

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

Module Three - Signs of an Imbalance

  • Health risks
  • Absenteeism
  • Burnout
  • Stress

Module Four - Employer Resources

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

Module Five - Tip in Time Management

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

Module Six - Goal Setting

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

Module Seven - Optional Ways to Work

  • Telecommuting
  • Job sharing
  • Job redesign
  • Flex time

Module Eight - At Work

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

Module Nine - At Home

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

Module Ten - Stress Management

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

Module Eleven - Working in a Home Office

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

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - 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 10 - Improving Mindfulness Online Certificate Course

Module One: Getting Started

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

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

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

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

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

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

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

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

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

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

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

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

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

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

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

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

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

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

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise

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

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Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

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

MAC/iOS

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All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

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