CPD Made Easy - Personal & Professional Development

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  • Lectures 7
  • Contents Video: 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2012 English

Course Description

CPD Made Easy provides a unique resource to all organisations and individuals, and is aiming to revolutionise the way training is delivered.  

The ethos and name of CPD Made Easy was developed in response to the personal frustrations of the founder in gaining personal and professional development for himself, and more importantly for the professional members of staff within his existing business.

In simple terms, we aim to make gaining personal and professional development “EASY” for both individuals and businesses.

Training is difficult to implement and is expensive, but is also proven to be of vital importance to maintain efficiency and profitability, to improve morale and increase staff retention, to meet the requirements of professional organisations, and accreditations such as Investors in People, ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001, CHAS etc.

All professional organisations require their members to gain a specific level of CPD within a year. This is usually gained by reading and attending seminars on professional skills. But the result of this is a lack of personal development in “soft” skills such as leadership, time management, communication, and the like.

Research has shown that these soft skills are key to individuals improving their effectiveness.

CPD Made Easy has been developed to provide flexible, highly effective training in  these soft skills which are provided online, on a subscription basis.

The benefits of using CPD Made Easy for Individuals include improving your personal effectiveness, making you happier and reducing stress, improving your employability, and making you a better leader. It also assists you in meeting the requirements of your professional organisations.

For organisations the benefits are demonstrating your commitment to training and staff development, staff morale and retention, and ensuring you have an effective workforce and management team.

CPD Made Easy is committed to providing flexible training. Our delivery model is online, subscription based training which can be viewed anywhere, on a wide range of devices. In the office, in the gym, on the train – gaining your CPD hours and keeping yourself up to date has never been so easy.

We are also committed to the quality of the training provided. Our scripts are written by experts in their fields, with contributors including lecturers from University College London and Open University, a regular on BBC Radio 2, and writers for publications including Global Business Magazine and the Financial Times. All voiceovers are recorded by professionals, in specialist high quality recording studios, and are carefully edited to ensure quality.

Overall, CPD Made Easy is a unique new service, providing a range of training and development, on an affordable subscription based model. The training is in formats which are on demand and can be viewed on a range of devices, in the office or any other location to suit our users requirements. The training is high quality, with professional script writers and voice over recordists. The business model is flexibility, providing various subscription packages to suit all requirements.

We aim to revolutionise training and development, and hope you will join us soon!

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Curriculum

Section 1: Time Management
32:14

This session will encourage you to think about time management and how it can benefit you in your professional and personal life. 

By the end of it you will have a greater awareness of the sorts of tools and techniques that exist and, most importantly, how you can select and adapt them to meet your own specific needs.

The session covers a number of things: first we talk about time management and how it relates to you as an individual. Then we look at what benefits time management has to offer. We explore the ways in which different personality types respond to different techniques. Finally, we explore just a few of the wide variety of techniques and tools that are available to help you manage your time more effectively.

10:58

This is one of our quick bite sessions, giving you tips and techniques to develop your time management. Following the guidance in this session will assist you in increasing your effectiveness, reducing your stress levels, and getting more done!

Section 2: Leadership
28:56

This session focuses on the art of leadership,  meaning how to get people working for you and not against you. Some of the key topics are leading by example, taking ownership and responsibility, creating a positive working environment and exploring the different types of leadership styles.

The aim of the session is to discuss techniques of influencing the people that work for you and getting the best from them through adopting positive attitudes and how best to deal with difficult situations, improving results and motivating people.

Section 3: Communication and Working with Others
31:06

This session is designed to encourage you to think about how by building Rapport you will be able to communicate more effectively and how being able to communicate more effectively will benefit you in your personal and professional life. 

By the end of the presentation you should have a greater awareness of the tools and techniques that exist and, most importantly, how you can use them to meet your own specific needs.

In this session we review a range of topics including defining rapport, and the benefits that being able to build rapport offers. Then we’ll look at how you can build rapport quickly in order to achieve credibility at work.

09:29

A summary of a few of the main elements of Dale Carnegie's famous book "How to Win Friends and Influence People."

Section 4: Dealing with Stress and Emotions
29:18

In this session we dispel some myths about stress, such as the idea that all types of stress are bad, and explain the effects the different types of stress can have on your health and wellbeing. We look at the different techniques that can be used to manage stress and, by the end of this session, you’ll be better able to recognise good and bad stress, and you will have a set of tools that you can use to help keep the harmful effects of stress at bay.

28:52

This session will encourage you to think about personal resilience and how it can benefit you in your personal and professional life.  By the end of the presentation you should have a greater awareness of the tools and techniques that exist and, most importantly, how you can select and adapt them to meet your own specific needs.

We talk about what personal resilience is and the benefits it has to offer. Then we explore just a few of the tools and techniques that are available to help you recognise and manage your emotions. Then we look at the emotions that can be triggered by adversity.

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