Developing and Improving your Value
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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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Last updated 9/2015
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Includes:
  • 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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Requirements
  • Working knowledge of the English Language
Description

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
10:28:46
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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
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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
06:12

Steps to improve Professional Assertiveness
03:23

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

Decision Making Skills and Techniques
04:19

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

Decision making Quotes
01:30

7 Steps to Good Decision making
10 pages

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

Group Decision Making
02:22

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
03:46

Group Consensus
01:31

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
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    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
    02:55

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

    What is your Attitude towards Conflict?
    03:32

    This lecture dives deeper into the different types of conflict

    Different types of Conflict
    03:00

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

    Handling the Conflict
    02:53

    Conflict Resolution Options
    04:48

    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
    02:56

    Desired outcomes from conflict resolution
    04:11

    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
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    Dealing with Change
    4 Lectures 05:56
    What is Change?
    03:12

    Your role in managing Change
    02:44

    Reading Assignment - Change Management
    22 pages

    Module 4 Quiz
    7 questions

    Dealing with Change Exercise
    1 page
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    Time Management
    5 Lectures 06:40
    Definition of Time Management
    03:57

    How to manage time
    01:51

    Time Management Exercise
    1 page

    Left Brain / Right Brain Quiz
    00:52

    Reading Assignment - Time Management
    16 pages

    Module 5 Quiz
    3 questions
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    Where to From Here?
    2 Lectures 03:38
    Program 2 - Introduction
    02:02

    DISCLAIMER FOR PROGRAM 2 - please listen carefully
    01:36
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    Safety in the workplace
    4 Lectures 11:54
    Safety in the workplace
    03:41

    Risk Assessment
    06:29

    What you should know
    01:44

    Reading Assignment - Workplace Safety
    51 pages
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    Workplace Harassment
    5 Lectures 17:54
    Workplace Harassment
    03:50

    Other types of Harassment
    04:21

    What can a Supervisor do about Harassment?
    04:56

    Best Practices
    04:47

    Answer Guide for exercises
    1 page

    Module 7 & 8 Quiz
    8 questions
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    Office Ethics & Diversity
    5 Lectures 15:43
    Office Ethics
    03:33

    Five sources of Ethical Standards
    04:18

    Making Ethical Decisions
    03:53

    What is Discrimination
    03:59

    Reading Assignment - Ethics & Diversity
    37 pages

    Module 9 Quiz
    7 questions
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    Information Security & Risk Management
    4 Lectures 13:35
    Risk Management
    04:11

    Risk Analysis
    04:33

    Risk Management Plan
    04:51

    Reading Assignment - Information Security
    29 pages

    Module 10 Quiz
    7 questions
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