Improving personal effectiveness enriches the life and capacities of the individual, and when applied across organizations is a formidable tool to enhance efficiency and productivity. The skills and tools this course provides will help you and your organization become more effective at managing your most valuable resources, including your time.
The knowledge, skills, and tools to become effective in your personal and professional life are learned, not inherited. This means that no matter where you are at the moment; there is always room for improvement. Many organizations try and cut costs to drive profits when in reality improving the effectiveness of existing resources is a much more practical, rapid, and valuable way to drive profits.
For employers, managers, and leaders, you will find how to steer your workforce to perform with more efficacy. For employees, workers, and staff, you will learn how to excel in your job and create more opportunities for your career path. This course is sourced from credible scientific research and studies, giving you empirically, results-driven content that will maximize your ability to be effective.
This course contains written material that clearly and succinctly gets to the heart of improving personal effectiveness. It also contains practical tools, exercises, tests, and worksheets to apply the knowledge you gain and reinforce it through experiential learning.
You Will Learn:
This course will teach you:
- How personal effectiveness is crucial to getting fulfillment out of life
- The habits of effective and ineffective individuals
- How habits are formed and how to change ineffective habits
- How workplace behavior affects the ability to be effective
- How to deal with disruptive workplace behaviors and difficult situations
- How to set clear objectives and achievable goals
- Methods to effectively organize and prioritize tasks
- Methods to effectively manage time
- Methods to deal with stressful situations and stay motivated
- Workplace skills and their importance
- How to effectively conduct meetings
- How to effectively lobby and gain influence
This course provides a thorough explanation of all these topics and more. Upon completion of this course, you will understand how to maximize your effectiveness and have the tools you need to do so. In our fast-paced modern lives time often seems to be slipping away, when in reality it is simply not being managed effectively. Learn how to prioritize your time to get the most out of your life and become the most effective version of you possible, with immense rewards.
Who can take the course?
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into 5 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices, and smartphones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all modules there is a multiple-choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?
The pass mark for the test is 70%. If you don’t pass the test the first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.
How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the course will take about 7 hours complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.