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Discover How to Harness the Power of Connection - 5 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Networking for Success

  2. Networking Outside the Company

  3. Networking Within the Company

  4. Developing and Maintaining a Business Succession Plan

  5. Communication Skills

1. Networking for Success: Learn to develop meaningful relationships

Business networking is an effective and efficient way for business people to connect, develop meaningful relationships, and grow their businesses. In this Networking for Success course, you’ll learn the essential ingredients for business networking, including in-person, people-centered connections, and online spaces such as LinkedIn.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify opportunities
  • Create a positive first impression
  • Develop a memorable intro
  • Start conversations
  • Handle business cards
  • Manage sticky situations
  • Follow up with others
  • Organize your network
  • Network in online spaces

2. Networking Outside the Company: Learn Effective Networking Techniques

Networking – according to Merriam Webster is “the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically:  the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business”. These and other events can become more easily managed with this great Course.

With our Power of Networking (Outside the Company) Course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light, your participants will improve on almost every aspect of their networking strategy.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify and avoid obstacles
  • Implement networking principles
  • Use online tools
  • Prioritize contacts
  • Manage networks effectively

3. Networking Within the Company: Have a Smooth Working Relationship within your Business Field

Networking is a factor that is seldom being notice in your business but would greatly affect your entire organizational environment if you take it for granted. Thus, this course highlights the true definition of networking and its importance. Knowing how valuable to know not only your direct subordinates but the people under them that highly impacts your business hierarchy.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Define networking
  • Understand networking principles
  • Use networking tools
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Understand how to build relationships
  • Manage time successfully

4. Developing and Maintaining a Business Succession Plan: Develop A Succession Plan

Change is a hallmark of today’s business world, especially in terms of the workforce. Succession planning can help you make the most of that change by ensuring that when someone leaves, there is someone ready to take their place.

This course will teach you how to develop and maintain a succession plan with the SUCCESS model, which includes developing a system, identifying resources, creating risk assessments, developing action plans, implementing those plans, and evaluating the results.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the value of succession planning for successful businesses.
  • Demonstrate expertise with the key elements of a succession plan.
  • Create and discuss aspects of a succession plan.
  • Discuss the elements of a succession plan in terms of roles, responsibility, function, scope, and evaluation.

5. Communication Skills: Learn the art of communication and how to communicate better in a business or personal setting with our Communication Courses Online

The Communication Courses Online can show you how to make sure you are sending the right message. Each day, we communicate with others through our spoken words, body language, and written communication.

The Communication Courses will teach you all about the various aspects of communication. You will learn about asking questions, probing for information, active listening, and body language. Supporting skills are also covered, such as self-esteem, building relationships with others, and assertiveness.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify common communication problems that may be holding you back.
  • Develop skills to ask questions that give you information you need.
  • Learn what your non-verbal messages are telling others.
  • Develop skills to listen actively and empathetically to others.
  • Enhance your ability to handle difficult situations.
  • Deal with situations assertively.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

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!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  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

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

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.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review it at any time

The Networking for Success 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Networking for Success Online Certificate Course

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Assessing Your Networking Skills

  • Networking Dynamics
  • Are You Committed?

Session Three: Identifying Opportunities and Customizing Your Approach

  • Creating Opportunities
  • Customizing Your Approach

Session Four: Creating a Positive First Impression

  • Body Language
  • Be a Conduit
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Remembering Names

Session Five: Your Memorable Intro

  • The Basics
  • Memorability Factor

Session Six: Starting the Conversation

  • How To Get Started
  • Conversation Stimulation
  • Growing Skills
  • Plan Your Own Future

Session Seven: The Handshake

Session Eight: Business Cards

  • Business Card Etiquette
  • In a Pinch

Session Nine: Handling Tough Situations

  • The Things We Say
  • What Others Say
  • Introverts and Extroverts

Session Ten: Following Up

Session Eleven: Organizing Your Network

  • Contact Management Systems
  • Mastering Networking
  • Independent Growth

Session Twelve: Leveraging the Internet

  • Using LinkedIn
  • Getting Connected
  • Using Twitter
  • Strong Connections
  • Using Lists on Twitter
  • Using Facebook
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 2 - Networking Outside the Company Online Certificate Course

 Module One: Getting Started 

Module Two: The Benefits of Networking Outside of Work    

  • Create a Solid Network    
  • Meet Strategic Alliance Partners    
  • Generate Leads    
  • Position Yourself    

Module Three: Networking Obstacles    

  • Time Constraints    
  • Saying the Wrong Thing    
  • Where to Go to Network    
  • Fear of Rejection    

Module Four: Networking Principles    

  • Develop Contacts    
  • Organize Your Contacts    
  • Follow-Up    
  • Maintain Relationships    

Module Five: Why Network    

  • Gain Trust    
  • Be Visible    
  • Be an Insider    
  • Gain Advantage    

Module Six: How to Build Networks    

  • Physical Networking Groups    
  • Attend Networking Events    
  • Social Networking Sites    
  • Create Networking Referral Lists    

Module Seven: Online Networking Tools    

  • Social Networks    
  • Blogs    
  • Chat Rooms    
  • Email    

Module Eight: Develop Interpersonal Relationships    

  • Be Specific    
  • Keep Your Word    
  • Maintain Boundaries    
  • Invest Time    

Module Nine: Common Networking Mistakes    

  • Taking before Giving    
  • Assumptions    
  • Reaching Too High    
  • Assume Tools Create Connections    

Module Ten: Time Management    

  • Prioritize Contacts    
  • Create Group Activities    
  • Connect Online    
  • Schedule Your Network Activities    

Module Eleven: Manage Personal and Professional Networks    

  • Be Responsive    
  • Give Back    
  • Separate Personal and Business Activities    
  • Stay Physically In-touch    

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up    

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot    
  • Lessons Learned 

Course 3 - Networking Within the Company Online Certificate Course

 Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: The Benefits of Networking at Work

  • Gain Connections
  • Shared Knowledge
  • Increase Opportunity
  • Improve Image

Module Three: Networking Obstacles

  • Confusion About The Definition Of Networking
  • Personality Traits
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Personal Pride

Module Four: Networking Principles

  • Relationships
  • Listen
  • Offer Value
  • Build Trust

Module Five: How to Build Networks

  • Meet New People
  • Be Polite
  • Follow up
  • Allow Relationships to Develop Naturally

Module Six: Recognize Networking Opportunities

  • Formal Networking
  • Informal Networking
  • Workday Opportunities
  • Always Be Ready to Network

Module Seven: Common Networking Mistakes

  • Not Meeting New People
  • Not Following Through
  • High Expectations
  • Being Professional

Module Eight: Develop Interpersonal Relationships

  • Be Genuine
  • Dialogue
  • Maintain Boundaries
  • Invest Time

Module Nine: Online Networking Tools

  • Social Networks
  • Blogs
  • Chat Rooms
  • Email

Module Ten: Time Management

  • Prioritize Contacts
  • Create Group Activities
  • Connect Online
  • Schedule Your Networking Activities

Module Eleven: Maintaining Relationships Over Time

  • Contact Networks Regularly
  • Be Honest
  • Give Personal Attention
  • Limit Networks to a Manageable Size

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Developing and Maintaining a Business Succession Plan Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: A Need for Succession Planning

  • Defining Succession Planning
  • The Definitions

 Session 3: Defining a Succession Plan

  • Strong Leaders and a Strong Organization
  • What’s Important?
  • Making Connections
  • Components of the Plan
  • SUCCESS Model
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Setting the Scope
  • Case Study One
  • Case Study Two

 Session 4: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Task
  •  Session 5: Identifying Resources and Analyzing Risks
  • Understanding the Marketplace
  • What About Loyalty?
  • Finding the Talent
  • Coping with Change
  • Developing External Successors
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sample Risk Analysis
  • Summary

 Session 6: Defining Roles, Responsibilities, and Functions

  • Key Factors
  • The Role of Individualized Engagement Plans
  • Who Gets a Plan?
  • Succession Plan Profile
  • Working the Plan
  • Assignment #1: Complete a Risk Assessment
  • Assignment #2: Complete a First Draft of an IEP
  • Assignment #3: Create a Biography of Up to 250 Words

 Session 7: Gathering Information

  • Moving Through the Layers
  • Revisiting the Organizational Chart
  • Making Connections

 Session 8: Forecasting Needs

  • Key Ingredients of a Successful Plan
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Making Connections
  • Develop Reliable Data Gathering

 Session 9: Putting the Plan Together

  • Using Appreciative Inquiry (AI)
  • A Permanent Vacation
  • Tough Choices
  • How to Choose the Leader
  • Sample Assessment
  • Making Connections

 Session 10: Putting the Plan into Action

  • Phased Implementation
  • Changes to Consider
  • Making Connections
  • Succession Plan Organizational Chart
  • Technology
  • Making Connections

 Session 11: Evaluating and Reviewing the Plan

  • Evaluation Challenges
  • Evaluation Process
  • Breaking Down the Steps
  • Sample Evaluation
  • Succession Program Evaluation Checklist
  • Action Steps That Result From This Assessment
  • Checking out the Checklist

 Session 12: Your Action Plan

  • Plan and Then Do
  • Next Steps
  • Making Connections

 Session 13: Personal Action Plan

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

Course 5 - Communication Skills Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Pre-Course Assessment

Session 2: Creating Positive Relationships

  • Ten Quick Wins
  • Making Connections
  • The Power of Words

Session 3: Growing Our Self-Awareness

  • Do You Question Your Competence?
  • Competence Questionnaire
  • Developing Confidence

Session 4: Communication Basics

  • Defining a Skilled Communicator
  • Making Connections

Session 5: Communication Barriers

  • Case Study: New Neighbors
  • Common Barriers
  • Applying the Answers
  • Being Mindful

Session 6: Asking Questions

  • Asking Good Questions
  • Types of Open-Ended Questions
  • Introduction to Probing
  • Probing Methods
  • Pushing My Buttons

Session 7: Listening Skills

  • Can You Hear Me?
  • How Do You Rate Your Listening Ability?
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • What Is Said and What Is Heard
  • Communication Situations

Session 8: Body Language

  • What Do Our Bodies Say?
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Managing Your Messages
  • The Signals People Send
  • Gestures
  • Interpreting Gestures

Session 9: Communication Styles

  • Understanding Dichotomies
  • Making Connections
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Dichotomies in Action
  • Step Two
  • Step Three

Session 10: Creating a Positive Self-Image

  • Seven Things People Determine from Your Appearance
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Self-Evaluation

Session 11: Frame of Reference

  • Your Frame of Reference
  • Suspending Belief
  • Techniques for the Workplace
  • Prepare, Prepare, Prepare
  • Testing Our Theories
  • Delivering Your Message
  • Be Direct
  • Assertiveness
  • Self-Attitude
  • Words to Watch Out For
  • Your Inner Self Talk
  • Persuasion
  • Thirty Ways to Persuade
  • Case Study: A Negative Image
  • I Messages
  • The Assertive Formula
  • Expressing Your No
  • The Persistent Response
  • Guidelines for Saying No

Session 12: A Personal Action Plan

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

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 How to Harness the Power of Connection - 5 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Networking for Success

  2. Networking Outside the Company

  3. Networking Within the Company

  4. Developing and Maintaining a Business Succession Plan

  5. Communication Skills

1. Networking for Success: Learn to develop meaningful relationships

Business networking is an effective and efficient way for business people to connect, develop meaningful relationships, and grow their businesses. In this Networking for Success course, you’ll learn the essential ingredients for business networking, including in-person, people-centered connections, and online spaces such as LinkedIn.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify opportunities
  • Create a positive first impression
  • Develop a memorable intro
  • Start conversations
  • Handle business cards
  • Manage sticky situations
  • Follow up with others
  • Organize your network
  • Network in online spaces

2. Networking Outside the Company: Learn Effective Networking Techniques

Networking – according to Merriam Webster is “the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically:  the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business”. These and other events can become more easily managed with this great Course.

With our Power of Networking (Outside the Company) Course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills. By managing and looking at the way people interact and seeing things in a new light, your participants will improve on almost every aspect of their networking strategy.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify and avoid obstacles
  • Implement networking principles
  • Use online tools
  • Prioritize contacts
  • Manage networks effectively

3. Networking Within the Company: Have a Smooth Working Relationship within your Business Field

Networking is a factor that is seldom being notice in your business but would greatly affect your entire organizational environment if you take it for granted. Thus, this course highlights the true definition of networking and its importance. Knowing how valuable to know not only your direct subordinates but the people under them that highly impacts your business hierarchy.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Define networking
  • Understand networking principles
  • Use networking tools
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Understand how to build relationships
  • Manage time successfully

4. Developing and Maintaining a Business Succession Plan: Develop A Succession Plan

Change is a hallmark of today’s business world, especially in terms of the workforce. Succession planning can help you make the most of that change by ensuring that when someone leaves, there is someone ready to take their place.

This course will teach you how to develop and maintain a succession plan with the SUCCESS model, which includes developing a system, identifying resources, creating risk assessments, developing action plans, implementing those plans, and evaluating the results.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the value of succession planning for successful businesses.
  • Demonstrate expertise with the key elements of a succession plan.
  • Create and discuss aspects of a succession plan.
  • Discuss the elements of a succession plan in terms of roles, responsibility, function, scope, and evaluation.

5. Communication Skills: Learn the art of communication and how to communicate better in a business or personal setting with our Communication Courses Online

The Communication Courses Online can show you how to make sure you are sending the right message. Each day, we communicate with others through our spoken words, body language, and written communication.

The Communication Courses will teach you all about the various aspects of communication. You will learn about asking questions, probing for information, active listening, and body language. Supporting skills are also covered, such as self-esteem, building relationships with others, and assertiveness.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Identify common communication problems that may be holding you back.
  • Develop skills to ask questions that give you information you need.
  • Learn what your non-verbal messages are telling others.
  • Develop skills to listen actively and empathetically to others.
  • Enhance your ability to handle difficult situations.
  • Deal with situations assertively.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

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!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  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

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

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.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review it at any time

The Networking for Success 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Networking for Success Online Certificate Course

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Assessing Your Networking Skills

  • Networking Dynamics
  • Are You Committed?

Session Three: Identifying Opportunities and Customizing Your Approach

  • Creating Opportunities
  • Customizing Your Approach

Session Four: Creating a Positive First Impression

  • Body Language
  • Be a Conduit
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Remembering Names

Session Five: Your Memorable Intro

  • The Basics
  • Memorability Factor

Session Six: Starting the Conversation

  • How To Get Started
  • Conversation Stimulation
  • Growing Skills
  • Plan Your Own Future

Session Seven: The Handshake

Session Eight: Business Cards

  • Business Card Etiquette
  • In a Pinch

Session Nine: Handling Tough Situations

  • The Things We Say
  • What Others Say
  • Introverts and Extroverts

Session Ten: Following Up

Session Eleven: Organizing Your Network

  • Contact Management Systems
  • Mastering Networking
  • Independent Growth

Session Twelve: Leveraging the Internet

  • Using LinkedIn
  • Getting Connected
  • Using Twitter
  • Strong Connections
  • Using Lists on Twitter
  • Using Facebook
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 2 - Networking Outside the Company Online Certificate Course

 Module One: Getting Started 

Module Two: The Benefits of Networking Outside of Work    

  • Create a Solid Network    
  • Meet Strategic Alliance Partners    
  • Generate Leads    
  • Position Yourself    

Module Three: Networking Obstacles    

  • Time Constraints    
  • Saying the Wrong Thing    
  • Where to Go to Network    
  • Fear of Rejection    

Module Four: Networking Principles    

  • Develop Contacts    
  • Organize Your Contacts    
  • Follow-Up    
  • Maintain Relationships    

Module Five: Why Network    

  • Gain Trust    
  • Be Visible    
  • Be an Insider    
  • Gain Advantage    

Module Six: How to Build Networks    

  • Physical Networking Groups    
  • Attend Networking Events    
  • Social Networking Sites    
  • Create Networking Referral Lists    

Module Seven: Online Networking Tools    

  • Social Networks    
  • Blogs    
  • Chat Rooms    
  • Email    

Module Eight: Develop Interpersonal Relationships    

  • Be Specific    
  • Keep Your Word    
  • Maintain Boundaries    
  • Invest Time    

Module Nine: Common Networking Mistakes    

  • Taking before Giving    
  • Assumptions    
  • Reaching Too High    
  • Assume Tools Create Connections    

Module Ten: Time Management    

  • Prioritize Contacts    
  • Create Group Activities    
  • Connect Online    
  • Schedule Your Network Activities    

Module Eleven: Manage Personal and Professional Networks    

  • Be Responsive    
  • Give Back    
  • Separate Personal and Business Activities    
  • Stay Physically In-touch    

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up    

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot    
  • Lessons Learned 

Course 3 - Networking Within the Company Online Certificate Course

 Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: The Benefits of Networking at Work

  • Gain Connections
  • Shared Knowledge
  • Increase Opportunity
  • Improve Image

Module Three: Networking Obstacles

  • Confusion About The Definition Of Networking
  • Personality Traits
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Personal Pride

Module Four: Networking Principles

  • Relationships
  • Listen
  • Offer Value
  • Build Trust

Module Five: How to Build Networks

  • Meet New People
  • Be Polite
  • Follow up
  • Allow Relationships to Develop Naturally

Module Six: Recognize Networking Opportunities

  • Formal Networking
  • Informal Networking
  • Workday Opportunities
  • Always Be Ready to Network

Module Seven: Common Networking Mistakes

  • Not Meeting New People
  • Not Following Through
  • High Expectations
  • Being Professional

Module Eight: Develop Interpersonal Relationships

  • Be Genuine
  • Dialogue
  • Maintain Boundaries
  • Invest Time

Module Nine: Online Networking Tools

  • Social Networks
  • Blogs
  • Chat Rooms
  • Email

Module Ten: Time Management

  • Prioritize Contacts
  • Create Group Activities
  • Connect Online
  • Schedule Your Networking Activities

Module Eleven: Maintaining Relationships Over Time

  • Contact Networks Regularly
  • Be Honest
  • Give Personal Attention
  • Limit Networks to a Manageable Size

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Developing and Maintaining a Business Succession Plan Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: A Need for Succession Planning

  • Defining Succession Planning
  • The Definitions

 Session 3: Defining a Succession Plan

  • Strong Leaders and a Strong Organization
  • What’s Important?
  • Making Connections
  • Components of the Plan
  • SUCCESS Model
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Setting the Scope
  • Case Study One
  • Case Study Two

 Session 4: Pre-Assignment Review

  • Task
  •  Session 5: Identifying Resources and Analyzing Risks
  • Understanding the Marketplace
  • What About Loyalty?
  • Finding the Talent
  • Coping with Change
  • Developing External Successors
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sample Risk Analysis
  • Summary

 Session 6: Defining Roles, Responsibilities, and Functions

  • Key Factors
  • The Role of Individualized Engagement Plans
  • Who Gets a Plan?
  • Succession Plan Profile
  • Working the Plan
  • Assignment #1: Complete a Risk Assessment
  • Assignment #2: Complete a First Draft of an IEP
  • Assignment #3: Create a Biography of Up to 250 Words

 Session 7: Gathering Information

  • Moving Through the Layers
  • Revisiting the Organizational Chart
  • Making Connections

 Session 8: Forecasting Needs

  • Key Ingredients of a Successful Plan
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Making Connections
  • Develop Reliable Data Gathering

 Session 9: Putting the Plan Together

  • Using Appreciative Inquiry (AI)
  • A Permanent Vacation
  • Tough Choices
  • How to Choose the Leader
  • Sample Assessment
  • Making Connections

 Session 10: Putting the Plan into Action

  • Phased Implementation
  • Changes to Consider
  • Making Connections
  • Succession Plan Organizational Chart
  • Technology
  • Making Connections

 Session 11: Evaluating and Reviewing the Plan

  • Evaluation Challenges
  • Evaluation Process
  • Breaking Down the Steps
  • Sample Evaluation
  • Succession Program Evaluation Checklist
  • Action Steps That Result From This Assessment
  • Checking out the Checklist

 Session 12: Your Action Plan

  • Plan and Then Do
  • Next Steps
  • Making Connections

 Session 13: Personal Action Plan

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

Course 5 - Communication Skills Online Certificate Course

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Pre-Course Assessment

Session 2: Creating Positive Relationships

  • Ten Quick Wins
  • Making Connections
  • The Power of Words

Session 3: Growing Our Self-Awareness

  • Do You Question Your Competence?
  • Competence Questionnaire
  • Developing Confidence

Session 4: Communication Basics

  • Defining a Skilled Communicator
  • Making Connections

Session 5: Communication Barriers

  • Case Study: New Neighbors
  • Common Barriers
  • Applying the Answers
  • Being Mindful

Session 6: Asking Questions

  • Asking Good Questions
  • Types of Open-Ended Questions
  • Introduction to Probing
  • Probing Methods
  • Pushing My Buttons

Session 7: Listening Skills

  • Can You Hear Me?
  • How Do You Rate Your Listening Ability?
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstration Cues
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • What Is Said and What Is Heard
  • Communication Situations

Session 8: Body Language

  • What Do Our Bodies Say?
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Managing Your Messages
  • The Signals People Send
  • Gestures
  • Interpreting Gestures

Session 9: Communication Styles

  • Understanding Dichotomies
  • Making Connections
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Dichotomies in Action
  • Step Two
  • Step Three

Session 10: Creating a Positive Self-Image

  • Seven Things People Determine from Your Appearance
  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Self-Evaluation

Session 11: Frame of Reference

  • Your Frame of Reference
  • Suspending Belief
  • Techniques for the Workplace
  • Prepare, Prepare, Prepare
  • Testing Our Theories
  • Delivering Your Message
  • Be Direct
  • Assertiveness
  • Self-Attitude
  • Words to Watch Out For
  • Your Inner Self Talk
  • Persuasion
  • Thirty Ways to Persuade
  • Case Study: A Negative Image
  • I Messages
  • The Assertive Formula
  • Expressing Your No
  • The Persistent Response
  • Guidelines for Saying No

Session 12: A Personal Action Plan

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

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

1.  Who are Courses For Success?

Courses For Success is a global course platform that started in 2008 with 5 courses, since then we have grown to over 10,000 online courses. As our courses are delivered online via the internet, we sell our courses worldwide.

Our courses span across many categories including Academic, Animal, Beauty, Business, Career, Counseling, Creative & Media, Health & Therapy, Hobbies & Trades, IT, Personal Development, Sports & Fitness.

Some of the companies we work with include Groupon, Living Social, CNN, Entrepreneur, Mashable, Reed UK, Stack Social and many more.

2.  Is there a refund/cancellation policy?

Yes, we have a 7-day money-back refund guarantee. Just send us an email to email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com with the subject Courses For Success Refund so we can accommodate your request.

3.  What is the FREE Personal Success Training Program?

The Personal Success Training Program was developed by Courses For Success to help our customers achieve success. Currently, we are offering this program for FREE with every course or bundle purchase this month. This is a limited time offer! We have received thousands of reviews for this program, please see: Personal Success Training Program Reviews

4.  Are there any requirements to study this course?

No, anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take our course. There are no entry requirements to take this course.

5.  Do I require to have finished high school to complete this course?

No, you do not require a High School Diploma or to have finished school to study this course, this course is open to anyone who would like to take this course.

6.  What if English is not my first language?

This course is provided in English, however, due to the digital nature of our training, you can take your time studying the material and make use of tools such as google translate and Grammarly.

7.  Is this course online or conducted in person?

All our courses are accessible online on any device. You may complete them at your own pace and at your own time.

8.  How do I receive my course?

After you have completed the payment, you will receive a confirmation email and tax receipt. You will also receive an email containing your course login details (username and password), as well as instructions on how to access and log in to your course via the internet with any device, please check your junk/spam folder in the event that you do not receive the email.

9.  When does this course start?

Providing you have internet access you can start this course whenever you like, just go to the login page and insert your username and password and you can access the online material.

10.  What is online learning like?

Online learning is easy, if not easier than a traditional academic situation. By studying an online course, the usual boundaries caused by location and time constraints are eliminated, meaning you are free to study where and when you want at your own pace. Of course, you will need to be able to self-manage your time and be organized, but with our help, you’ll soon find yourself settling into a comfortable rhythm of study.

11.  What computer skills do I need for my course?

You don't need to be a computer expert to succeed with our online training, but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and be capable of using common software (such as Microsoft word).

12.  How long will you have access to the online course?

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Once you have purchased this course you will have unlimited lifetime access, meaning you can access this course whenever you want.

13.  How long will my course take?

Individual courses are designed to be completed within 6-8 hours.

If you choose a course bundle, simply multiply the above hours by the number of courses included in the bundle.
For example:

  • 2 course bundle is 2 x 6-8 hours = 12-16 hours
  • 3 course bundle is 3 x 6-8 hours = 18-24 hours
  • 5 course bundle is 5 x 6-8 hours = 30-40 hours
  • 10 course bundle is 10 x 6-8 hours = 60-80 hours
14.  Do I need to buy textbooks?

All the required material for your course is included in the online system, you do not need to buy anything else.

15.  Is the course interactive?

Yes, all our courses are interactive.

16.  Is there an assessment or exam?

Yes, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test online at the end of your course, you can do this test as many times as you require.

17.  What type of certificate will I receive?

You will receive a Certificate of Completion that is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers and employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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The term “Courses for Success” helped me in my current position to succeed. After completing the courses, I gave my manager the completion certificates. Recently I received a promotion too."
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"I have absolutely enjoyed the materials from Courses for Success. The materials are easy to understand which makes learning enjoyable. Courses for Success have great topics of interest which make you come back for more.
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Our completion certificates are very valuable and will help you progress in your work environment and show employers how committed you are to learn new skills, you might even get a promotion.

18.  Will this course be credited by universities?

No, it is not equivalent to a college or university credit.

19.  Am I guaranteed to get a job with this certificate?

This course will give you the skills you need to help you obtain employment, but it’s up to you if you get the job or not.

20.  How will this course assist me with my career?

Studying and completing this course will show employers that you have the knowledge in this field, additionally you will gain more confidence in this area of expertise.

21.  How long is the certificate valid for?

The Certificates are valid for life and do not need renewing. 

22.  Can I take more than one course at a time?

Courses are studied online at your own pace and you are free to study as many or as few courses as you wish, we also offer online course bundles that allow you to save on additional courses so that you may get all the topics related to your training goals in one go.

23.  What are the Payment Methods available? Is there a payment plan?

We accept payments via PayPal, Credit Card, Bank Transfer and Amazon Pay for the USA. For payment plans, we offer Sezzle for USA & Canada, Afterpay for Australia & New Zealand. *For faster transaction Credit Card payments are preferred. Please purchase online via our website course product page or contact us at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, to pay via bank transfer.

24.  Can I purchase for multiple people?

Yes, you can do this by purchasing individually via website or send us a request via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

25.  Can I request for an invoice before purchase?

Yes, you can request for an invoice via email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com

26.  Purchase for a gift?

Yes, you can purchase this course as a gift, simply send an email to email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, with the course details and we can accommodate this.

27.  Can I create my own course bundle?

Yes, you can customize your own bundle. Please send us the complete list with the exact course link of the courses you'd like to bundle up via email email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com and we will create them for you. *Each course access, time of completion and certification varies depending on the course type.

28.  How will I contact Courses For Success if I have any questions?

You can contact our support team, at any time through live chat on our website, or email at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, or by calling one of our phone numbers depending on which country you are in.  

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Course Summary

Course ID: 002NSVS5CB
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Lifetime
Time: Study at your own pace
Duration: 30-40 hours
Assessments: Yes
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