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Developing and Improving your Value

Adding Value to your job and career through improved Professional development, conflict handling and decision making.
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 4 mins on-demand audio
  • 1 Article
  • 17 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn how to make better decisions, faster
  • You will learn how you deal with conflict
  • You will understand how you are a more valued employee and co-worker when you understand business ethics and Information Security
  • You will learn how to manage your time (and be able to do more at work)
  • You will learn how to be more Assertive without being Agressive
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  • Working knowledge of the English Language

The Intermediate level of the Professional Development pathway has been divided into two sections: It covers the following practical chapters and is filled with all the kinds of detail that will help you achieve success in obtaining the job you want.

- The essential elements to develop yourself, e.g., Decision-Making and Assertiveness, Time Management, Dealing with Change and Conflict resolution.

- Essential employability factors e.g. Health and Safety, Information Security and Risk Management.

This program is a great start for those in transition as it covers all of the in-demand elements - the personal time out to understand who you are and what your talents are to how to successfully interact in the workplace.

This online course provides the keys to help you get noticed hunting for your next job.

The course is filled with useful advice that any business professional can apply as well, even if you are currently employed. You will take the tips provided in the book to review resumes and candidates when hiring..... In the competitive job market of the world today, those seeking employment WILL benefit from the titbits and advice provided in every chapter. You will be continually amazed at this book's ability to point out the small details that will make one stand out from the crowd and make a huge difference for jobs seekers.

In this time of high unemployment this is a very timely course. There are a multitude of people that are out of work looking for jobs and this course will provide you the extra edge that they need to land the job of their dreams in the midst of record unemployment. Even in tough times there are jobs being filled every day....If you study, underline, highlight this advice you will land that job.

The real meat of this course is just what it says on the book-cover: Developing and Improving your value! It really makes you think and gives you a whole new perspective on the subject.

Who is the target audience?
  • People wanting to re-enter the workforce
  • Job seekers
  • People wishing to improve their job prospects
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Curriculum For This Course
57 Lectures
Introduction to the course "Developing and Improving your Value"
1 Lecture 02:44

Introduction to this course - what will you learn in this program?

Preview 02:44
Decision Making & Assertiveness
13 Lectures 30:53

When you are serious about adding value to yourself, and to add value to your profession you might need to learn some assertive behaviour. What does that mean? When are you assertive, and when have you crossed that line to aggressive or arrogant? This video covers the basics of professional assertiveness

Preview 02:26

There are 10 things you can do as an assertive person that will help you get your point across... 10 rights you have which nobody can deny you... Check them out: I'm sure there are a couple that you never even thought of!

Preview 05:24

Modesty, Obligations, Gender, Anxiety, Friends and strength of Issues are all part of the 6 myths around Assertiveness

6 myths about assertiveness

Steps to improve Professional Assertiveness

Master these 7 decision making skills and you'll increase your value in the workplace...

Decision Making Skills and Techniques

What do other people say or teach about Decision making? Let's check it out in this video

Decision making Quotes

7 Steps to Good Decision making
10 pages

This lecture covers the DOs and DON'Ts of group decision making

Group Decision Making

What are the 10 group decision making techniques? This goes beyond "the loudest person wins" and "let's vote about this"... you will be surprised at the different techniques you can use to come to a decision.

Group Decision Making Techniques

Group Consensus

Please read these 39 pages of your textbook.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the top seven rules of good decision-making
  • Increase your awareness of problem solving steps and problem-solving tools
  • Improve your ability to participate in and communicate about a collaborative problem-solving process.
  • Reading Assignment - Decision Making
    39 pages

    Module 2 Quiz
    8 questions

    EXERCISE - Decision making & Assertiveness 1
    1 page

    EXERCISE - Decision Making & Assertiveness 2
    3 pages
    Conflict Resolution
    11 Lectures 24:15

    This section is all about Conflict Resolution, so let's have a look at what conflict really is...

    Conflict Resolution Introduction

    Everybody responds differently to conflict - there are the most common types. Can you recognise your own behaviour?

    What is your Attitude towards Conflict?

    This lecture dives deeper into the different types of conflict

    Different types of Conflict

    Irrespective of your personal preference, these are the three steps to handling a conflict effectively

    Handling the Conflict

    Conflict Resolution Options

    One of the most daunting conflicts you can have is a conflict with your boss, manager or team leader. It can make you feel very insecure and uncomfortable. This video covers some techniques to handle conflicts with employers and supervisors.

    Conflict with employers

    Desired outcomes from conflict resolution

    Module 3 Quiz
    5 questions

    Reading Assignment - Conflict Handling
    23 pages

    Conflict Resolution - Exercise 1
    1 page

    Conflict Resolution Exercise 2
    1 page

    Conflict Resolution Exercise 3
    2 pages
    Dealing with Change
    4 Lectures 05:56
    What is Change?

    Your role in managing Change

    Reading Assignment - Change Management
    22 pages

    Module 4 Quiz
    7 questions

    Dealing with Change Exercise
    1 page
    Time Management
    5 Lectures 06:40
    Definition of Time Management

    How to manage time

    Time Management Exercise
    1 page

    Left Brain / Right Brain Quiz

    Reading Assignment - Time Management
    16 pages

    Module 5 Quiz
    3 questions
    Where to From Here?
    2 Lectures 03:38
    Program 2 - Introduction

    DISCLAIMER FOR PROGRAM 2 - please listen carefully
    Safety in the workplace
    4 Lectures 11:54
    Safety in the workplace

    Risk Assessment

    What you should know

    Reading Assignment - Workplace Safety
    51 pages
    Workplace Harassment
    5 Lectures 17:54
    Workplace Harassment

    Other types of Harassment

    What can a Supervisor do about Harassment?

    Best Practices

    Answer Guide for exercises
    1 page

    Module 7 & 8 Quiz
    8 questions
    Office Ethics & Diversity
    5 Lectures 15:43
    Office Ethics

    Five sources of Ethical Standards

    Making Ethical Decisions

    What is Discrimination

    Reading Assignment - Ethics & Diversity
    37 pages

    Module 9 Quiz
    7 questions
    Information Security & Risk Management
    4 Lectures 13:35
    Risk Management

    Risk Analysis

    Risk Management Plan

    Reading Assignment - Information Security
    29 pages

    Module 10 Quiz
    7 questions
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