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What you will learn - How to become a better learner today!
  • What it means to learn and become a life-long learner
  • What a mindset for learning looks like and how to adopt one
  • How to set realistic goals; what your network is and why expanding it is important
  • How to ask questions and why that is important
  • How to become accountable for your goals and take responsibility
  • How to accelerate your learning
Get BIG Savings with our Becoming a Better Learner Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses
  1.  Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course
  2.  Attention Management Online Certificate Course
  3. Active Listening Online Certification Course
  4. Adult Learning: Mental Skills Online Certificate Course
  5. Creative Problem Solving Online Certificate Course
  6. Creative Thinking and Innovation Online Certificate Course
  7. Knowledge Management Foundation Online Certificate Course
  8. Conversational Leadership Online Certificate Course
  9. Critical Thinking Online Certificate Course
  10. NLP Tools for Real Life Online Certificate Course
1. Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course: Learn how to become a better learner today!

There was a time when what you learned in school before entering the workforce would be all you needed to know for the rest of your career. That is no longer the case, as today's skills can become outdated very quickly. The rapid evolution of workplace technologies and best practices means you need to keep your skills current. You must truly be a life-long learner and can no longer rely on what you already know.

The definition of learning is the process of acquiring new or modifying existing knowledge, behaviours, skills, values, or preferences. It is a means of honing our skills, enriching our minds, and changing the way we see things in the world.

This course will help you to become a better learner, and as a result, make you a more valuable employee and well-rounded individual.

2. Attention Management Online Certificate Course: Manage Distractions and Become More Focused

A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. You will be more efficient at your job, make fewer mistakes, and be more productive overall.

Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work. Our course will help you reach your personal and in turn company goals. You will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant.

3. Active Listening Online Certification Course: Active Listening Online Certificate Course

Communication skills are at the heart of everything we do each day, whether at home, at work, or at play. The Active Listening Online Certificate course focuses on active listening, which encompasses the best of communication.

The active listening online course certification provides people the listening skills to be able to respond, interact, and communicate effectively with others. With this active listening online course, people will be able to genuinely communicate by helping them understand the importance of probing and questioning. The course enhances active listening skills by defining what is a positive attitude, introducing the basics of neuro-linguistic programming, and using these skills in a variety of situations.

4. Adult Learning: Mental Skills Online Certificate Course: Understand The Domain of Knowledge and Intellect

Bloom’s Taxonomy is not just for elementary school teachers. The three domains of the taxonomy apply to adult education as well. In this manual, we will pay attention to the cognitive domain. This is the domain of knowledge and intellect, and it is the main focus of most educators.
With our “Adult Learner: Bloom’s Taxonomy – Cognitive Domain” course, you will discover the specifics of how the cognitive domain increases intellectual capability.

5. Creative Problem Solving Online Certificate Course: What is Creative Problem Solving?

The Creative Problem Solving Online courses gives you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process. Our Problem Solving Online courses are also created to give people the skills and tools for identifying and implementing solutions to any type of problem.

Creative problem solving is your ability to come up with new ideas and identify opportunities "outside the box" when attempting to tackle problems.  By developing your creative problem solving skills you will be able to think up fresh and innovative solutions to overcome obstacles.

6. Creative Thinking and Innovation Online Certificate Course: Develop Your Creative Side

While some people seem to be simply bursting with creativity, others find it a struggle to think outside the square. This course will teach you how to boost your creative juices.

In this course, you will identify ways to develop your creative side and build a creative environment. You’ll also learn a basic problem-solving process, individual creative thinking tools (such as the RAP model, shoe swap technique, mind mapping, metaphors, and toys), and team-based creative thinking tools (such as brainstorming, brainwriting, rolestorming, the stepladder technique, and slip writing).

7. Knowledge Management Foundation Online Certificate Course: Learn the Basics of Knowledge Management

The knowledge held by an organization’s employees is sometimes its most valuable asset. Therefore, it should be stored, protected, and managed like any other resource. This course will introduce you to knowledge management tips, techniques, and processes.

In this course, you will learn what knowledge is, what knowledge management is, how tacit and explicit knowledge are different, and the business benefits that knowledge management can bring. Then, you will learn about the knowledge management mix (which includes people, technology, and process) as well as a four step process for building your knowledge management framework. You will also learn about four knowledge management models: Bukowitz and Williams’ KM Process Framework, Gamble and Blackwell’s knowledge management matrix, Botha’s process model, and Nonaka and Takeuchi’s spiral model. Implementation aspects, such as knowledge management teams, post-mortem plans, KMBOKs, Chief Knowledge Officers, and pilot programs, are covered as well.

8. Conversational Leadership Online Certificate Course: Learn the Basics of Conversational Leadership

This Conversational Leadership course will help you develop your conversational leadership skills by focusing on meaningful conversations and communication. You will also learn about the World Café model, which you can use to foster input and conversation for any problem at hand.

In this Conversational Leadership course, you will learn about the fundamental elements of meaningful conversations, the four-I model of organizational conversation, the conversational leadership framework, and the World Café model. All of these tools will help you become a conversational leader and build stronger teams in your workplace.

9. Critical Thinking Online Certificate Course: Study Online Course on Critical Thinking; Analyze and Evaluate Information to Boost Your Performance

The Critical Thinking Online Certificate course equips people with the necessary skills to enable them to effectively analyze and assess information. It gives people the confidence with their decision making abilities and avoid costly judgement errors.  

Our Critical Thinking Online courses are designed to help people become more rational and disciplined in their thinking. It reduces bias leading to greater understanding of any situation.

10. NLP Tools for Real Life Online Certificate Course: Interact And Respond To The World Better

Neuro linguistic programming (NLP for short) is all about bringing your unconscious thoughts to the surface so that you can have real choice over how you interact with and respond to the world. Once you have completed “Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming,” take this course and learn how you can do more with NLP.

This course will teach you about anchoring, establishing congruency, developing rapport, creating outcomes, interpreting and presenting information efficiently, and self-hypnosis.

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  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
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  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
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Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate.

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

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The Ultimate Becoming a Better Learner Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses include the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course

Session One: Course Overview

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

Session Two: Adopting the Best Mindset for Learning

  • What Does it Mean to Learn?
  • Adopting the Right Mindset
  • Mindset in Practice
  • Mindset Reflections
  • Practicing Mindset and Learning?

Session Three: Taking Better Notes

  • Become a Better Learner Using Notes
  • Five Methods of Note Taking
  • How Do You Take Notes?

Session Four: Setting and Managing Goals

  • How Do Goals Play into Learning?
  • Setting Goals Activity

Session Five: Expanding Your Network

  • Learning About Your Network
  • Asking Questions

Session Six: The Whole Picture

  • Becoming Accountable
  • Embracing Responsibility
  • Embracing Technology

Session Seven: Mind and Body

  • Mind and Body Working Together

Session Eight: How You Can Accelerate Your Learning

  • Tips to Accelerate Your Learning
  • Personal Action Plan
  • Course Summary
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 2 - Attention Management Online Certificate Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Introduction to Attention Management

  • What is Attention Management?
  • Stop Thinking and Pay Attention!
  • What is Mushin?
  • What is Xin Yi (Heart Minded)?

Module Three - Types of Attention

  • Focused Attention
  • Sustained Attention
  • Selective Attention
  • Alternating Attention
  • Attention CEO
  • Attentional Blink

Module Four - Strategies for Goal Setting

  • Listening to your Emotions
  • Prioritising
  • Re-Gating

Module Five - Meditation

  • Beta
  • Alpha
  • Theta
  • Delta
  • Gamma

Module Six - Training your Attention

  • Mushin
  • Meditation
  • Focus Execute
  • Visualisation

Module Seven - Attention Zones Model

  • Reactive Zone
  • Proactive Zone
  • Distracted Zone
  • Wasteful Zone

Module Eight - SMART Goals

  • The Three P's
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritising
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Nine - Keep Yourself Focused

  • The One Minute Rule
  • The Five Minute Rule
  • What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Module Ten - Procrastination

  • Why we Procrastinate
  • Nine ways to overcome Procrastination
  • Eat that Frog

Module Eleven - Prioritising your Time

  • The 80 / 20 Rule
  • The Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive
  • Creating a Productivity Journal
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Active Listening Online Certification Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Defining Active Listening

  • What is Active Listening?
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstrating Listening
  • Identifying Good Listeners
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Pre-Assignment Review

 Session 3: Body Language Basics

  • Silent Messages
  • Making Connections

 Session 4: Attitude is Everything!

  • Understanding Sympathy and Empathy
  • Demonstrating Empathy
  • Creating the Right Mindset
  • Reframing the Situation
  • Establishing Positive Intent
  • Maintaining Focus
  • Being Genuine
  • Considering Your Purpose
  • Making Connections
  • Constructing Your Response

 Session 5: Encouraging Conversation

  • What Is Said and What Is Heard
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part One
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Two
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Three
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Four
  • Reflection: Using Your Own Experiences as a Resource
  • Asking Questions, Part One
  • Asking Questions, Part Two
  • Probing Techniques, Part One
  • Probing Techniques, Part Two
  • Paraphrasing Techniques
  • Echoing Techniques

 Session 6: Building Relationships

  • Building Common Ground
  • Finding Common Ground
  • Using Humor
  • NLP Tips and Tricks
  • Associated or Dissociated
  • Towards or Away From
  • Match/Mismatch

 Session 7: Getting Over Listening Roadblocks

  • Problems and Solutions
  • Making Connections

 Session 8: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 4 - Adult Learning: Mental Skills Online Certificate Course

Module One: Getting Started
Module Two: Bloom’s Taxonomy    

  • Bloom’s Theory    
  • History
  • New Understanding    
  • Definition    

Module Three: Knowledge    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Four: Comprehension    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Five: Application    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Six: Analysis    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Seven: Synthesis    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Eight: Evaluation    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Nine: Updated Version    

  • Remembering and Understanding    
  • Applying and Analyzing    
  • Evaluating    
  • Creating    

Module Ten: Types of Knowledge

  • Factual    
  • Conceptual    
  • Procedural    
  • Metacognitive    

Module Eleven: Training    

  • Examples    
  • Problem Solving    
  • Qualitative Assessments
  • Create Plans    

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Creative Problem Solving Online Certificate Course

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

Course 6 - Creative Thinking and Innovation Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What Is Creativity And Innovation?

  • Creativity And Innovation: A Breakdown
  • What Am I?
  • Know Your Creative Potential

Session 3: Individual Creativity

  • Know Yourself
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Give Yourself Some Distance
  • Give Yourself Time
  • Organize Your Life
  • Educate Yourself
  • Boost Your Creative Juices

Session 4: Get Creative

  • Pre-Assignment Review

Session 5: Developing The Right Environment For Creativity

  • What Does A Creative Environment Look Like?
  • Work In An Easy And Uninterrupted Concentration
  • Make Sure You Have Everything You Need
  • Take A Break When You Need To
  • Make Your Creative Space Your Own Space
  • Exercise And Eat Well
  • Get Plenty Of Rest
  • Clear Your Mind
  • Summary
  • Build Your Creative Environment

Session 6: Creativity And Innovation In Business

  • The Role Of Creativity And Innovation In Business
  • The Birth Of The Four Seasons: A Case Study
  • Questions

Session 7: Where Does Creativity Fit Into The Problem-Solving Process?

  • Problem-Solving Models
  • Another Perspective For Creative Problem Solving
  • Breaking Down The Model
  • Keeping An Open Mind
  • Solving Problems The "Right" Way
  • Phase One
  • Perception
  • Definition
  • Analysis
  • Analysis As A Funnel
  • Phase Two
  • Creative Thinking Methods
  • Brainstorming
  • Checkerboard
  • Research And Report
  • Evaluation
  • Decision Making
  • Phase Three
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • Solution Planning Worksheet

Session 8: Defining The Problem

  • Problem Identification
  • Eight Essentials To Defining A Problem
  • Rephrase The Problem
  • Rephrasing Example
  • Expose And Challenge Assumptions
  • Use Facts
  • Grow Your Thinking
  • Shrink Your Environment Temporarily
  • Practice Multiple Perspectives
  • Turn It Upside Down
  • Frame The Problem Purposely And Positively
  • Tie It All Together
  • Using The Power Of Eight
  • Problem One
  • Problem Two
  • Problem Three
  • Problem Four

Session 9: Creative Techniques

  • The RAP Model
  • RRRAAAP
  • Case Study
  • Summary
  • The Shoe Swap Technique
  • Breaking Down The Model
  • Techniques For Success
  • Walk A Mile
  • Using Mind Mapping
  • Advantages Of The Mind Map
  • Creating A Mind Map
  • Map It Out!
  • Metaphors And Analogies
  • Using Metaphors And Analogies To Express Ideas
  • Make A Metaphor
  • Situation/Solution Reversal
  • Case Study
  • Reverse It To Solve It
  • Bring On The Toys!
  • Draw Instead Of Write
  • Use Objects
  • Draw It Out!

Session 10: Encouraging Creativity In A Team

  • About Brainstorming
  • Creating Ground Rules
  • Individual Brainstorming
  • Plan It Out!
  • Rolestorming
  • Case Study
  • Act It Out!
  • The Stepladder Technique
  • Stepladder Model
  • Breaking Down The Model
  • Brainwriting
  • Steps To Brainwriting
  • Advantages Of Brainwriting
  • The Slip Writing Technique
  • The Crawford Slip Writing Technique Model
  • Breaking Down The Model

Session 11: Putting It All Together

  • Nancy Clue And The Case Of The Software Upgrade
  • Task
  • Create Ideas And Choose Your Solution

Session 12: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 7 - Knowledge Management Foundation Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Making Connections

 Session 2: Definitions

  • Defining Knowledge
  • Tacit Versus Explicit Knowledge
  • Communicating Explicit and Tacit Knowledge
  • Defining Knowledge Management
  • Case Studies
  • Summary
  • Lessons Learned
  • History of Knowledge Management
  • Karl-Erik Svelby
  • Going Global

 Session 3: The Business Case for Knowledge Management

  • Reducing Costs and Growing Sales with Knowledge Management
  • How Knowledge Management Can Help Reduce Costs
  • How Knowledge Management Can Help Grow Sales
  • Personal Work Performance and Bottom Line Benefits
  • Business Case Basics
  • What to Include in Your Business Case
  • Sample Knowledge Management Business Case
  • Cost of Recommended Program or Change
  • Executive Summary

 Session 4: The Knowledge Management Mix

  • People
  • Company Directory
  • Establish a Best Practice Database
  • Communities of Practice
  • Tips for Developing a Community of Practice within an Organization
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Summary
  • Recognition within the Knowledge Management Mix
  • Technology
  • Process
  • Explicit Knowledge Processes
  • Using a Content Management System
  • Content Management System Considerations
  • Tacit Knowledge Processes

 Session 5: The Knowledge Management Framework

  • Introduction
  • Needs Analysis
  • How Do I Conduct A Needs Analysis?
  • Stage One: Define Your Research
  • Stage Two: Collect Data
  • Stage Three: Analyze Data
  • Stage Four: Present What You Have Found
  • Stage Five: Plan for the Future
  • Resource Identification
  • Steps for Resource Identification
  • Breaking Down the Phases
  • Process Analysis, Identification, and Construction
  • Process Checklist
  • Making Connections
  • Implementing New Processes
  • Accumulating, Sharing, and Storing Knowledge

 Session 6: ITandD’s Conundrum

  • Introduction
  • Questions
  •  Session 7: Knowledge Management Models
  • The KM Process Framework (Bukowitz and Williams)
  • Model Overview
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Knowledge Management Matrix (Gamble and Blackwell)
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Case Study
  • Process Model (Botha)
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Case Study
  • Knowledge Spiral Model (Nonaka and Takeuchi)
  • Case Study
  • Summary of the Models Presented

 Session 8: The Knowledge Management Toolkit

  • Cross-Functional Teams
  • Making Connections
  • Case Study
  • Mentoring
  • Making Connections
  • Defining Mentorship
  • Organizational Culture: Making Connections
  • Making Connections
  • Zappos
  • Zappos Culture
  • Zappos Family Core Values
  • Summary
  • Making Connections
  • Grow Your Culture to Support Your Initiative
  • Tips for Crafting a Knowledge-Sharing Culture
  • IT Solutions
  • Summary
  • Which Technologies Would Be Best?
  • Questions

 Session 9: Implementing Knowledge Management Initiatives

  • Building Knowledge Networks
  • How to Build Knowledge Networks
  • Creating a Knowledge Management Body of Knowledge (KMBOK)
  • Making Connections
  • What Is a Body of Knowledge? What Is a KMBOK?
  • Steps to Create Your Organization’s KMBOK
  • Creating a Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) Position
  • What Is a Chief Knowledge Officer?
  • What Is a Chief Knowledge Officer Responsible For?
  • Hire Internally or Externally?
  • Advertise for Your CKO
  • Creating a Post-Mortem Plan
  • Benefits of Post Mortems
  • How to Conduct a Post Mortem
  • After the Post Mortem
  • Creating Measures
  • Creating Measures
  • Introduction
  • Plan to Measure
  • What to Measure
  • Ways to Measure
  • Start With a Pilot
  • Steps to Creating a Pilot Program
  • Benefits of a Pilot Program
  • Possible Benefits of a Pilot Program
  • Where Do I Put This?
  • Choosing a Location
  • Centralized Organizations
  • Decentralized Organizations
  • You Have A Place – Now What Do You Need?
  • Support Your Organization Through the Change
  • Tips for Organizational Change

 A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 8 - Conversational Leadership Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: What’s In A Word?

  • Pre-Assignment Review, Part One
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Part Two
  • What is Conversational Leadership?

 Session 3: Fundamental Elements

  • Designing Meaningful Conversations
  • Building Your Personal Skills
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener

 Session 4: The Four-I Model of Organizational Conversation

  • Intimacy
  • The Four Features
  • Replacing Corporate Communication
  • Interactivity
  • Evolving Communication Techniques
  • Case Study
  • Making Connections
  • Inclusion
  • Looking at Inclusive Communications
  • Case Studies
  • Intentionality
  • Creating a Conversational Strategy
  • Sample Strategy Elements
  • Common Language
  • Making Connections

 Session 5: The Conversational Leadership Framework

  • Getting Started, Part One
  • Getting Started, Part Two
  • Powerful Conversations
  • Case Study
  • Making Connections
  • Creating the Conversation
  • Identifying Your Purpose
  • The Physical Setup
  • The Finishing Touches
  • Above and Beyond
  • Involving Your Stakeholders
  • Applying the Concepts
  • Summary
  • Developing the Questions
  • Leveraging Appreciative Inquiry, Part One
  • Leveraging Appreciative Inquiry, Part Two
  • Getting It Right
  • Taking It Further
  • Getting to the Goal
  • Making Connections
  • Innovative Leadership
  • Building Common Ground
  • Questions to Consider

 Session 6: World Café

  • Setting Up
  • Where the Magic Happens
  • Round 1: Starting the Conversation
  • Round 2: Connections Start
  • Round 3: Back to the Beginning
  • Round 4: Conversation of the Whole

 Session 7: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 9 - Critical Thinking Online Certificate Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Components of Critical Thinking

  • Applying reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic

Module Three - Non-Linear Thinking

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Expect and initiate change
  • Being ready to adapt

Module Four - Logical Thinking

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise the data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Draw conclusions

Module Five - Critical Thinker (Part 1)

  • Active listening
  • Be curious
  • Be disciplined
  • Be humble

Module Six - Critical Thinking (Part 2)

  • Seeing the big picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using your emotions
  • Being self-aware

Module Seven - Evaluate the Information

  • Making assumptions
  • Watch out for the bias
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • SWOT analysis

Module Eight - Benefits of Critical Thinking

  • Being more persuasive
  • Better communication
  • Better problem solving
  • Increased emotional intelligence

Module Nine - Changing your Perspective

  • Limitations of your point of view
  • Considering others viewpoint
  • Influences on bias
  • When new information arrives

Module Ten - Problem Solving

  • Identify inconsistencies
  • Trust your instincts
  • Asking why?
  • Evaluate the solution(s)

Module Eleven - Putting it all Together

  • Retaining your new skills
  • Reflect and learn from mistakes
  • Always ask questions
  • Practicing critical thinking

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - NLP Tools for Real Life Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Developing Rapport

  •     Defining Rapport
  •     Matching and Mirroring: Introduction
  •     Matching and Mirroring
  •     Body Language
  •     Voice Characteristics
  •     Sensory Systems
  •     Pacing
  •     Scenario Two
  •     Leading
  •     Making Connections

Session 3: Getting in Tune with Yourself

  •     Establishing an Inner Map
  •     What Does Congruency Mean for Me?
  •     Achieving Congruency
  •     Deep Breathing

Session 4: Creating Comprehensive Outcomes

  •     The Elements of a Well-Formed Outcome
  •     Setting Some Personal Outcomes

Session 5: Creating a Desired State

  •     Basic Anchoring Techniques
  •     Steps for Creating a Basic Anchor
  •     Collapsing Anchors
  •     Chaining Anchors
  •     Making Connections

Session 6: Chunking Information

  •     The 7±2 Rule and the Ladder of Abstraction
  •     The Ladder of Abstraction
  •     Chunking

Session 7: A Personal Action Plan

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

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 laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash 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

Requirements

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.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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  • Delivery: Online
  • Access: Unlimited Lifetime
  • Time: Study at your own pace
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours per course
  • Assessments: Yes
  • Qualification: Certificate
About This Course
What you will learn - How to become a better learner today!
  • What it means to learn and become a life-long learner
  • What a mindset for learning looks like and how to adopt one
  • How to set realistic goals; what your network is and why expanding it is important
  • How to ask questions and why that is important
  • How to become accountable for your goals and take responsibility
  • How to accelerate your learning
Get BIG Savings with our Becoming a Better Learner Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses
  1.  Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course
  2.  Attention Management Online Certificate Course
  3. Active Listening Online Certification Course
  4. Adult Learning: Mental Skills Online Certificate Course
  5. Creative Problem Solving Online Certificate Course
  6. Creative Thinking and Innovation Online Certificate Course
  7. Knowledge Management Foundation Online Certificate Course
  8. Conversational Leadership Online Certificate Course
  9. Critical Thinking Online Certificate Course
  10. NLP Tools for Real Life Online Certificate Course
1. Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course: Learn how to become a better learner today!

There was a time when what you learned in school before entering the workforce would be all you needed to know for the rest of your career. That is no longer the case, as today's skills can become outdated very quickly. The rapid evolution of workplace technologies and best practices means you need to keep your skills current. You must truly be a life-long learner and can no longer rely on what you already know.

The definition of learning is the process of acquiring new or modifying existing knowledge, behaviours, skills, values, or preferences. It is a means of honing our skills, enriching our minds, and changing the way we see things in the world.

This course will help you to become a better learner, and as a result, make you a more valuable employee and well-rounded individual.

2. Attention Management Online Certificate Course: Manage Distractions and Become More Focused

A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. You will be more efficient at your job, make fewer mistakes, and be more productive overall.

Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work. Our course will help you reach your personal and in turn company goals. You will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant.

3. Active Listening Online Certification Course: Active Listening Online Certificate Course

Communication skills are at the heart of everything we do each day, whether at home, at work, or at play. The Active Listening Online Certificate course focuses on active listening, which encompasses the best of communication.

The active listening online course certification provides people the listening skills to be able to respond, interact, and communicate effectively with others. With this active listening online course, people will be able to genuinely communicate by helping them understand the importance of probing and questioning. The course enhances active listening skills by defining what is a positive attitude, introducing the basics of neuro-linguistic programming, and using these skills in a variety of situations.

4. Adult Learning: Mental Skills Online Certificate Course: Understand The Domain of Knowledge and Intellect

Bloom’s Taxonomy is not just for elementary school teachers. The three domains of the taxonomy apply to adult education as well. In this manual, we will pay attention to the cognitive domain. This is the domain of knowledge and intellect, and it is the main focus of most educators.
With our “Adult Learner: Bloom’s Taxonomy – Cognitive Domain” course, you will discover the specifics of how the cognitive domain increases intellectual capability.

5. Creative Problem Solving Online Certificate Course: What is Creative Problem Solving?

The Creative Problem Solving Online courses gives you an overview of the entire creative problem solving process. Our Problem Solving Online courses are also created to give people the skills and tools for identifying and implementing solutions to any type of problem.

Creative problem solving is your ability to come up with new ideas and identify opportunities "outside the box" when attempting to tackle problems.  By developing your creative problem solving skills you will be able to think up fresh and innovative solutions to overcome obstacles.

6. Creative Thinking and Innovation Online Certificate Course: Develop Your Creative Side

While some people seem to be simply bursting with creativity, others find it a struggle to think outside the square. This course will teach you how to boost your creative juices.

In this course, you will identify ways to develop your creative side and build a creative environment. You’ll also learn a basic problem-solving process, individual creative thinking tools (such as the RAP model, shoe swap technique, mind mapping, metaphors, and toys), and team-based creative thinking tools (such as brainstorming, brainwriting, rolestorming, the stepladder technique, and slip writing).

7. Knowledge Management Foundation Online Certificate Course: Learn the Basics of Knowledge Management

The knowledge held by an organization’s employees is sometimes its most valuable asset. Therefore, it should be stored, protected, and managed like any other resource. This course will introduce you to knowledge management tips, techniques, and processes.

In this course, you will learn what knowledge is, what knowledge management is, how tacit and explicit knowledge are different, and the business benefits that knowledge management can bring. Then, you will learn about the knowledge management mix (which includes people, technology, and process) as well as a four step process for building your knowledge management framework. You will also learn about four knowledge management models: Bukowitz and Williams’ KM Process Framework, Gamble and Blackwell’s knowledge management matrix, Botha’s process model, and Nonaka and Takeuchi’s spiral model. Implementation aspects, such as knowledge management teams, post-mortem plans, KMBOKs, Chief Knowledge Officers, and pilot programs, are covered as well.

8. Conversational Leadership Online Certificate Course: Learn the Basics of Conversational Leadership

This Conversational Leadership course will help you develop your conversational leadership skills by focusing on meaningful conversations and communication. You will also learn about the World Café model, which you can use to foster input and conversation for any problem at hand.

In this Conversational Leadership course, you will learn about the fundamental elements of meaningful conversations, the four-I model of organizational conversation, the conversational leadership framework, and the World Café model. All of these tools will help you become a conversational leader and build stronger teams in your workplace.

9. Critical Thinking Online Certificate Course: Study Online Course on Critical Thinking; Analyze and Evaluate Information to Boost Your Performance

The Critical Thinking Online Certificate course equips people with the necessary skills to enable them to effectively analyze and assess information. It gives people the confidence with their decision making abilities and avoid costly judgement errors.  

Our Critical Thinking Online courses are designed to help people become more rational and disciplined in their thinking. It reduces bias leading to greater understanding of any situation.

10. NLP Tools for Real Life Online Certificate Course: Interact And Respond To The World Better

Neuro linguistic programming (NLP for short) is all about bringing your unconscious thoughts to the surface so that you can have real choice over how you interact with and respond to the world. Once you have completed “Introduction to Neuro Linguistic Programming,” take this course and learn how you can do more with NLP.

This course will teach you about anchoring, establishing congruency, developing rapport, creating outcomes, interpreting and presenting information efficiently, and self-hypnosis.

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The Ultimate Becoming a Better Learner Online Bundle, 10 Certificate Courses include the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Becoming a Better Learner Online Certificate Course

Session One: Course Overview

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

Session Two: Adopting the Best Mindset for Learning

  • What Does it Mean to Learn?
  • Adopting the Right Mindset
  • Mindset in Practice
  • Mindset Reflections
  • Practicing Mindset and Learning?

Session Three: Taking Better Notes

  • Become a Better Learner Using Notes
  • Five Methods of Note Taking
  • How Do You Take Notes?

Session Four: Setting and Managing Goals

  • How Do Goals Play into Learning?
  • Setting Goals Activity

Session Five: Expanding Your Network

  • Learning About Your Network
  • Asking Questions

Session Six: The Whole Picture

  • Becoming Accountable
  • Embracing Responsibility
  • Embracing Technology

Session Seven: Mind and Body

  • Mind and Body Working Together

Session Eight: How You Can Accelerate Your Learning

  • Tips to Accelerate Your Learning
  • Personal Action Plan
  • Course Summary
  • Recommended Reading List

Course 2 - Attention Management Online Certificate Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Introduction to Attention Management

  • What is Attention Management?
  • Stop Thinking and Pay Attention!
  • What is Mushin?
  • What is Xin Yi (Heart Minded)?

Module Three - Types of Attention

  • Focused Attention
  • Sustained Attention
  • Selective Attention
  • Alternating Attention
  • Attention CEO
  • Attentional Blink

Module Four - Strategies for Goal Setting

  • Listening to your Emotions
  • Prioritising
  • Re-Gating

Module Five - Meditation

  • Beta
  • Alpha
  • Theta
  • Delta
  • Gamma

Module Six - Training your Attention

  • Mushin
  • Meditation
  • Focus Execute
  • Visualisation

Module Seven - Attention Zones Model

  • Reactive Zone
  • Proactive Zone
  • Distracted Zone
  • Wasteful Zone

Module Eight - SMART Goals

  • The Three P's
  • The SMART Way
  • Prioritising
  • Evaluating and Adapting

Module Nine - Keep Yourself Focused

  • The One Minute Rule
  • The Five Minute Rule
  • What to do when you feel overwhelmed

Module Ten - Procrastination

  • Why we Procrastinate
  • Nine ways to overcome Procrastination
  • Eat that Frog

Module Eleven - Prioritising your Time

  • The 80 / 20 Rule
  • The Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Being Assertive
  • Creating a Productivity Journal
  • The Glass Jar: Rocks, Pebbles, Sand and Water

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Active Listening Online Certification Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Defining Active Listening

  • What is Active Listening?
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstrating Listening
  • Identifying Good Listeners
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Pre-Assignment Review

 Session 3: Body Language Basics

  • Silent Messages
  • Making Connections

 Session 4: Attitude is Everything!

  • Understanding Sympathy and Empathy
  • Demonstrating Empathy
  • Creating the Right Mindset
  • Reframing the Situation
  • Establishing Positive Intent
  • Maintaining Focus
  • Being Genuine
  • Considering Your Purpose
  • Making Connections
  • Constructing Your Response

 Session 5: Encouraging Conversation

  • What Is Said and What Is Heard
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part One
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Two
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Three
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Four
  • Reflection: Using Your Own Experiences as a Resource
  • Asking Questions, Part One
  • Asking Questions, Part Two
  • Probing Techniques, Part One
  • Probing Techniques, Part Two
  • Paraphrasing Techniques
  • Echoing Techniques

 Session 6: Building Relationships

  • Building Common Ground
  • Finding Common Ground
  • Using Humor
  • NLP Tips and Tricks
  • Associated or Dissociated
  • Towards or Away From
  • Match/Mismatch

 Session 7: Getting Over Listening Roadblocks

  • Problems and Solutions
  • Making Connections

 Session 8: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 4 - Adult Learning: Mental Skills Online Certificate Course

Module One: Getting Started
Module Two: Bloom’s Taxonomy    

  • Bloom’s Theory    
  • History
  • New Understanding    
  • Definition    

Module Three: Knowledge    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Four: Comprehension    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Five: Application    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Six: Analysis    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Seven: Synthesis    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Eight: Evaluation    

  • Behavior    
  • Actions    
  • Examples    
  • Implementation    

Module Nine: Updated Version    

  • Remembering and Understanding    
  • Applying and Analyzing    
  • Evaluating    
  • Creating    

Module Ten: Types of Knowledge

  • Factual    
  • Conceptual    
  • Procedural    
  • Metacognitive    

Module Eleven: Training    

  • Examples    
  • Problem Solving    
  • Qualitative Assessments
  • Create Plans    

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Creative Problem Solving Online Certificate Course

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives
  • Action Plans

Section Two: The Problem Solving Method

  • What is a Problem
  • What is Creative Problem Solving?
  • What are the Steps for Creative Solving?

Section Three: Gathering Information

  • Understanding Types of Information
  • Identifying Key Questions
  • Methods for Information Gathering

Section Four: Problem Definition

  • Defining the Problem
  • Determining Where the Problem Originated
  • Defining Present State and Desired States
  • Stating and Restating the Problem
  • Analyzing the Problem
  • Writing the Problem Statement

Section Five: Getting Prepared to Brainstorming

  • Identifying Mental Blocks
  • Removing Mental Blocks
  • Stimulating Creativity

Section Six: Generating Solutions, Part One

  • Brainstorming Rules (Key to Success)
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Brainwriting and Mind Mapping
  • Brainwriting
  • Mind Mapping

Section Seven: Generating Solutions, Part Two

  • The Morphological Matrix
  • The Six Thinking Hats

Section Eight: Analyzing Solutions

  • Developing Criteria
  • Analyzing Wants and Needs
  • Using Cost/Benefit Analysis

Section Nine: Selecting a Solution

  • Final Analysis
  • Paired Comparison Analysis
  • Analyzing Potential Problems
  • Analyzing Potential Problems

Section Ten: Planning Your Next Steps

  • Lesson One: Identifying Tasks
  • Identifying Resources
  • Implementing, Evaluating, and Adapting

Section Eleven: Lessons Learned

  • Planning the Follow-Up Meeting
  • Celebrating Successes
  • Identifying Improvements

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise

Course 6 - Creative Thinking and Innovation Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

Session 2: What Is Creativity And Innovation?

  • Creativity And Innovation: A Breakdown
  • What Am I?
  • Know Your Creative Potential

Session 3: Individual Creativity

  • Know Yourself
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Give Yourself Some Distance
  • Give Yourself Time
  • Organize Your Life
  • Educate Yourself
  • Boost Your Creative Juices

Session 4: Get Creative

  • Pre-Assignment Review

Session 5: Developing The Right Environment For Creativity

  • What Does A Creative Environment Look Like?
  • Work In An Easy And Uninterrupted Concentration
  • Make Sure You Have Everything You Need
  • Take A Break When You Need To
  • Make Your Creative Space Your Own Space
  • Exercise And Eat Well
  • Get Plenty Of Rest
  • Clear Your Mind
  • Summary
  • Build Your Creative Environment

Session 6: Creativity And Innovation In Business

  • The Role Of Creativity And Innovation In Business
  • The Birth Of The Four Seasons: A Case Study
  • Questions

Session 7: Where Does Creativity Fit Into The Problem-Solving Process?

  • Problem-Solving Models
  • Another Perspective For Creative Problem Solving
  • Breaking Down The Model
  • Keeping An Open Mind
  • Solving Problems The "Right" Way
  • Phase One
  • Perception
  • Definition
  • Analysis
  • Analysis As A Funnel
  • Phase Two
  • Creative Thinking Methods
  • Brainstorming
  • Checkerboard
  • Research And Report
  • Evaluation
  • Decision Making
  • Phase Three
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • Solution Planning Worksheet

Session 8: Defining The Problem

  • Problem Identification
  • Eight Essentials To Defining A Problem
  • Rephrase The Problem
  • Rephrasing Example
  • Expose And Challenge Assumptions
  • Use Facts
  • Grow Your Thinking
  • Shrink Your Environment Temporarily
  • Practice Multiple Perspectives
  • Turn It Upside Down
  • Frame The Problem Purposely And Positively
  • Tie It All Together
  • Using The Power Of Eight
  • Problem One
  • Problem Two
  • Problem Three
  • Problem Four

Session 9: Creative Techniques

  • The RAP Model
  • RRRAAAP
  • Case Study
  • Summary
  • The Shoe Swap Technique
  • Breaking Down The Model
  • Techniques For Success
  • Walk A Mile
  • Using Mind Mapping
  • Advantages Of The Mind Map
  • Creating A Mind Map
  • Map It Out!
  • Metaphors And Analogies
  • Using Metaphors And Analogies To Express Ideas
  • Make A Metaphor
  • Situation/Solution Reversal
  • Case Study
  • Reverse It To Solve It
  • Bring On The Toys!
  • Draw Instead Of Write
  • Use Objects
  • Draw It Out!

Session 10: Encouraging Creativity In A Team

  • About Brainstorming
  • Creating Ground Rules
  • Individual Brainstorming
  • Plan It Out!
  • Rolestorming
  • Case Study
  • Act It Out!
  • The Stepladder Technique
  • Stepladder Model
  • Breaking Down The Model
  • Brainwriting
  • Steps To Brainwriting
  • Advantages Of Brainwriting
  • The Slip Writing Technique
  • The Crawford Slip Writing Technique Model
  • Breaking Down The Model

Session 11: Putting It All Together

  • Nancy Clue And The Case Of The Software Upgrade
  • Task
  • Create Ideas And Choose Your Solution

Session 12: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 7 - Knowledge Management Foundation Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Making Connections

 Session 2: Definitions

  • Defining Knowledge
  • Tacit Versus Explicit Knowledge
  • Communicating Explicit and Tacit Knowledge
  • Defining Knowledge Management
  • Case Studies
  • Summary
  • Lessons Learned
  • History of Knowledge Management
  • Karl-Erik Svelby
  • Going Global

 Session 3: The Business Case for Knowledge Management

  • Reducing Costs and Growing Sales with Knowledge Management
  • How Knowledge Management Can Help Reduce Costs
  • How Knowledge Management Can Help Grow Sales
  • Personal Work Performance and Bottom Line Benefits
  • Business Case Basics
  • What to Include in Your Business Case
  • Sample Knowledge Management Business Case
  • Cost of Recommended Program or Change
  • Executive Summary

 Session 4: The Knowledge Management Mix

  • People
  • Company Directory
  • Establish a Best Practice Database
  • Communities of Practice
  • Tips for Developing a Community of Practice within an Organization
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Summary
  • Recognition within the Knowledge Management Mix
  • Technology
  • Process
  • Explicit Knowledge Processes
  • Using a Content Management System
  • Content Management System Considerations
  • Tacit Knowledge Processes

 Session 5: The Knowledge Management Framework

  • Introduction
  • Needs Analysis
  • How Do I Conduct A Needs Analysis?
  • Stage One: Define Your Research
  • Stage Two: Collect Data
  • Stage Three: Analyze Data
  • Stage Four: Present What You Have Found
  • Stage Five: Plan for the Future
  • Resource Identification
  • Steps for Resource Identification
  • Breaking Down the Phases
  • Process Analysis, Identification, and Construction
  • Process Checklist
  • Making Connections
  • Implementing New Processes
  • Accumulating, Sharing, and Storing Knowledge

 Session 6: ITandD’s Conundrum

  • Introduction
  • Questions
  •  Session 7: Knowledge Management Models
  • The KM Process Framework (Bukowitz and Williams)
  • Model Overview
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Knowledge Management Matrix (Gamble and Blackwell)
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Case Study
  • Process Model (Botha)
  • Breaking Down the Model
  • Case Study
  • Knowledge Spiral Model (Nonaka and Takeuchi)
  • Case Study
  • Summary of the Models Presented

 Session 8: The Knowledge Management Toolkit

  • Cross-Functional Teams
  • Making Connections
  • Case Study
  • Mentoring
  • Making Connections
  • Defining Mentorship
  • Organizational Culture: Making Connections
  • Making Connections
  • Zappos
  • Zappos Culture
  • Zappos Family Core Values
  • Summary
  • Making Connections
  • Grow Your Culture to Support Your Initiative
  • Tips for Crafting a Knowledge-Sharing Culture
  • IT Solutions
  • Summary
  • Which Technologies Would Be Best?
  • Questions

 Session 9: Implementing Knowledge Management Initiatives

  • Building Knowledge Networks
  • How to Build Knowledge Networks
  • Creating a Knowledge Management Body of Knowledge (KMBOK)
  • Making Connections
  • What Is a Body of Knowledge? What Is a KMBOK?
  • Steps to Create Your Organization’s KMBOK
  • Creating a Chief Knowledge Officer (CKO) Position
  • What Is a Chief Knowledge Officer?
  • What Is a Chief Knowledge Officer Responsible For?
  • Hire Internally or Externally?
  • Advertise for Your CKO
  • Creating a Post-Mortem Plan
  • Benefits of Post Mortems
  • How to Conduct a Post Mortem
  • After the Post Mortem
  • Creating Measures
  • Creating Measures
  • Introduction
  • Plan to Measure
  • What to Measure
  • Ways to Measure
  • Start With a Pilot
  • Steps to Creating a Pilot Program
  • Benefits of a Pilot Program
  • Possible Benefits of a Pilot Program
  • Where Do I Put This?
  • Choosing a Location
  • Centralized Organizations
  • Decentralized Organizations
  • You Have A Place – Now What Do You Need?
  • Support Your Organization Through the Change
  • Tips for Organizational Change

 A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 8 - Conversational Leadership Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: What’s In A Word?

  • Pre-Assignment Review, Part One
  • Pre-Assignment Review, Part Two
  • What is Conversational Leadership?

 Session 3: Fundamental Elements

  • Designing Meaningful Conversations
  • Building Your Personal Skills
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener

 Session 4: The Four-I Model of Organizational Conversation

  • Intimacy
  • The Four Features
  • Replacing Corporate Communication
  • Interactivity
  • Evolving Communication Techniques
  • Case Study
  • Making Connections
  • Inclusion
  • Looking at Inclusive Communications
  • Case Studies
  • Intentionality
  • Creating a Conversational Strategy
  • Sample Strategy Elements
  • Common Language
  • Making Connections

 Session 5: The Conversational Leadership Framework

  • Getting Started, Part One
  • Getting Started, Part Two
  • Powerful Conversations
  • Case Study
  • Making Connections
  • Creating the Conversation
  • Identifying Your Purpose
  • The Physical Setup
  • The Finishing Touches
  • Above and Beyond
  • Involving Your Stakeholders
  • Applying the Concepts
  • Summary
  • Developing the Questions
  • Leveraging Appreciative Inquiry, Part One
  • Leveraging Appreciative Inquiry, Part Two
  • Getting It Right
  • Taking It Further
  • Getting to the Goal
  • Making Connections
  • Innovative Leadership
  • Building Common Ground
  • Questions to Consider

 Session 6: World Café

  • Setting Up
  • Where the Magic Happens
  • Round 1: Starting the Conversation
  • Round 2: Connections Start
  • Round 3: Back to the Beginning
  • Round 4: Conversation of the Whole

 Session 7: A Personal Action Plan

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

Course 9 - Critical Thinking Online Certificate Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Components of Critical Thinking

  • Applying reason
  • Open Mindedness
  • Analysis
  • Logic

Module Three - Non-Linear Thinking

  • Step out of your comfort zone
  • Don't jump to conclusions
  • Expect and initiate change
  • Being ready to adapt

Module Four - Logical Thinking

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organise the data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Draw conclusions

Module Five - Critical Thinker (Part 1)

  • Active listening
  • Be curious
  • Be disciplined
  • Be humble

Module Six - Critical Thinking (Part 2)

  • Seeing the big picture
  • Objectivity
  • Using your emotions
  • Being self-aware

Module Seven - Evaluate the Information

  • Making assumptions
  • Watch out for the bias
  • Ask clarifying questions
  • SWOT analysis

Module Eight - Benefits of Critical Thinking

  • Being more persuasive
  • Better communication
  • Better problem solving
  • Increased emotional intelligence

Module Nine - Changing your Perspective

  • Limitations of your point of view
  • Considering others viewpoint
  • Influences on bias
  • When new information arrives

Module Ten - Problem Solving

  • Identify inconsistencies
  • Trust your instincts
  • Asking why?
  • Evaluate the solution(s)

Module Eleven - Putting it all Together

  • Retaining your new skills
  • Reflect and learn from mistakes
  • Always ask questions
  • Practicing critical thinking

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 10 - NLP Tools for Real Life Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Developing Rapport

  •     Defining Rapport
  •     Matching and Mirroring: Introduction
  •     Matching and Mirroring
  •     Body Language
  •     Voice Characteristics
  •     Sensory Systems
  •     Pacing
  •     Scenario Two
  •     Leading
  •     Making Connections

Session 3: Getting in Tune with Yourself

  •     Establishing an Inner Map
  •     What Does Congruency Mean for Me?
  •     Achieving Congruency
  •     Deep Breathing

Session 4: Creating Comprehensive Outcomes

  •     The Elements of a Well-Formed Outcome
  •     Setting Some Personal Outcomes

Session 5: Creating a Desired State

  •     Basic Anchoring Techniques
  •     Steps for Creating a Basic Anchor
  •     Collapsing Anchors
  •     Chaining Anchors
  •     Making Connections

Session 6: Chunking Information

  •     The 7±2 Rule and the Ladder of Abstraction
  •     The Ladder of Abstraction
  •     Chunking

Session 7: A Personal Action Plan

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

Entry requirements:

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Minimum education:

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