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Get Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Communication Strategies, Improving Mindfulness, Business Writing, PowerPoint 365 Essentials, Goal Setting & Getting Things Done, Stress Management, Creating a Great Webinar, Assertiveness and Self-Confidence in this Bundle

1. Presentation Skills: Create and Deliver Compelling Presentations

This course can benefit anyone who presents; a trainer, a meeting facilitator, speaker, or seminar discussion leader. No matter which role you are assuming, this Course will help you become more efficient and proficient with the skills of providing information to others.

Covering everything from writing your first needs analysis to running the presentation itself, this course will equip you with the skills and confidence to organise and host successful and professional presentations that get your message across whether you're pitching an idea, making a sale or sharing knowledge with your team.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline
  • Select presentation delivery methods
  • Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knock down nervousness
  • Develop and use flip charts with color
  • Create targeted PowerPoint presentations
  • Utilize white boarding for reinforcement
  • Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use
  • Enrich the learning experience with humor, questions and discussion

2. Public Speaking: Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations

According to a recent survey, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders, standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people. Through this course you will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event.

However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking course will give you some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering your presentation with power.

By the end of this Public Speaking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of public speaking opportunities
  • Identify your message
  • Write a speech
  • Use humor effectively
  • Deal with criticism
  • Overcome nervousness
  • Deliver a speech
  • Handle questions change the pace based on the audience’s reactions.

3. Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

This course will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

4. Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

5. Business Writing: Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More

We all know that writing is one of the most important methods of business communication for most people, whether its e-mails, memos, proposals, or major reports. Lots of people struggle with the composition of these. Sometimes it's because they don't have to do it very often so, therefore, it doesn't flow as easily as they would like, sometimes because they are new to a role, or just because it's not their favorite thing.

This Business Writing Online Short Course will provide:

  • A quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • An overview of some the typical business documents, letters, reports, proposals that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc.

Course Topics:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Writing the Letter
  • Proposals Key Info

By the end of the Business Writing Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the function/purpose of all of the above.
  • Utilize the tips and techniques provided here to determine an appropriate structure to use for your business artifacts in different situations.
  • Define proofreading and understand the techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Notice (and correct) common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing

6. PowerPoint 365 Essentials: Learn to use Office 365 PowerPoint

While the Office 365 Web Apps are available to anyone who has either a Windows Skydrive account or a SharePoint site, in this course, we will assume that your organization is using the SharePoint site. In this module, we'll introduce the web apps by discussing the Home Page, the Team Site, and the Shared Documents list. We'll also explain how to upload one of your existing PowerPoint presentations to the site.

With Office 365 PowerPoint, you (or any of your viewers) can access your presentations anywhere. You can even make a few basic changes right on the same website where you presentation is located.

By the end of this PowerPoint 365 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Upload a presentation to the Shared Documents library 
  • Understand the PowerPoint 365 browser interface
  • Open a presentation in Reading View or Editing View
  • Page through presentations
  • Review Slide Notes
  • Open the pop out
  • View the Outline View
  • Open a selected presentation in the PowerPoint 2010 desktop application
  • Understand about saving presentations
  • Understand the PowerPoint web app interface
  • Use content placeholders
  • Insert and work with pictures
  • Understand Broadcasting presentations over the web
  • Prepare your presentations for broadcast
  • Broadcast your presentation
  • View a broadcast presentation

7. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done: Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

8. Stress Management: How To Address and Overcome Stressfull Situations

Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. You will be shown how stress can be positive and negative, and we will look at the Triple A approach that will form the basis of this course.

The Stress Management course will give you a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system. You will also understand what lifestyle elements they can change to reduce stress.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid or Accept)
  • Understand what lifestyle elements you can change to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Use environmental and physical relaxation techniques
  • Better cope with major events
  • Use a stress log to identify stressors and create a plan to reduce or eliminate them

9. Creating a Great Webinar: Deliver Value & Create Lasting Impressions on Your Audience

Webinars are a great, inexpensive way to reach a large number of people. Webinars are great tools if you want to market a new or improved product, train employees, demonstrate a new task, or have a meeting with employees located throughout the globe. Being an interactive form of media, Webinars provide a great environment for these activities and so much more.

Creating a Great Webinar is all about providing a great interaction between the presenter and the audience. Develop the skills needed to promote, host, or facilitate a great Webinar. Sharing your passion and knowledge with a Webinar is the best way to reach many with the power of one.

Webinars are staples of modern business. Anyone can create a webinar and reap the rewards. When webinars are done well, they can increase your customer base and grow the knowledge of your brand. Webinars that are not done well can decrease the customer base and ruin your reputation. By following the advice in the course, you will understand the necessary steps to create a successful webinar.

By the end of this Great Webinar Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define webinars and their purpose
  • Choose the best formats
  • Prepare for webinars
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Understand how to interact with the target audience
  • Follow up successfully

10. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations. 

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. Download printer friendly course content
  8. Certificates (IAOTS Accredited)

Course Delivery

Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). 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. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

1. Presentation Skills: Create and Deliver Compelling Presentations

This course can benefit anyone who presents; a trainer, a meeting facilitator, speaker, or seminar discussion leader. No matter which role you are assuming, this Course will help you become more efficient and proficient with the skills of providing information to others.

Covering everything from writing your first needs analysis to running the presentation itself, this course will equip you with the skills and confidence to organise and host successful and professional presentations that get your message across whether you're pitching an idea, making a sale or sharing knowledge with your team.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline
  • Select presentation delivery methods
  • Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knock down nervousness
  • Develop and use flip charts with color
  • Create targeted PowerPoint presentations
  • Utilize white boarding for reinforcement
  • Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use
  • Enrich the learning experience with humor, questions and discussion

2. Public Speaking: Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations

According to a recent survey, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders, standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people. Through this course you will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event.

However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking course will give you some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering your presentation with power.

By the end of this Public Speaking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of public speaking opportunities
  • Identify your message
  • Write a speech
  • Use humor effectively
  • Deal with criticism
  • Overcome nervousness
  • Deliver a speech
  • Handle questions change the pace based on the audience’s reactions.

3. Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

This course will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

4. Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

5. Business Writing: Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More

We all know that writing is one of the most important methods of business communication for most people, whether its e-mails, memos, proposals, or major reports. Lots of people struggle with the composition of these. Sometimes it's because they don't have to do it very often so, therefore, it doesn't flow as easily as they would like, sometimes because they are new to a role, or just because it's not their favorite thing.

This Business Writing Online Short Course will provide:

  • A quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • An overview of some the typical business documents, letters, reports, proposals that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc.

Course Topics:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Writing the Letter
  • Proposals Key Info

By the end of the Business Writing Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the function/purpose of all of the above.
  • Utilize the tips and techniques provided here to determine an appropriate structure to use for your business artifacts in different situations.
  • Define proofreading and understand the techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Notice (and correct) common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing

6. PowerPoint 365 Essentials: Learn to use Office 365 PowerPoint

While the Office 365 Web Apps are available to anyone who has either a Windows Skydrive account or a SharePoint site, in this course, we will assume that your organization is using the SharePoint site. In this module, we'll introduce the web apps by discussing the Home Page, the Team Site, and the Shared Documents list. We'll also explain how to upload one of your existing PowerPoint presentations to the site.

With Office 365 PowerPoint, you (or any of your viewers) can access your presentations anywhere. You can even make a few basic changes right on the same website where you presentation is located.

By the end of this PowerPoint 365 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Upload a presentation to the Shared Documents library 
  • Understand the PowerPoint 365 browser interface
  • Open a presentation in Reading View or Editing View
  • Page through presentations
  • Review Slide Notes
  • Open the pop out
  • View the Outline View
  • Open a selected presentation in the PowerPoint 2010 desktop application
  • Understand about saving presentations
  • Understand the PowerPoint web app interface
  • Use content placeholders
  • Insert and work with pictures
  • Understand Broadcasting presentations over the web
  • Prepare your presentations for broadcast
  • Broadcast your presentation
  • View a broadcast presentation

7. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done: Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

8. Stress Management: How To Address and Overcome Stressfull Situations

Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. You will be shown how stress can be positive and negative, and we will look at the Triple A approach that will form the basis of this course.

The Stress Management course will give you a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system. You will also understand what lifestyle elements they can change to reduce stress.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid or Accept)
  • Understand what lifestyle elements you can change to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Use environmental and physical relaxation techniques
  • Better cope with major events
  • Use a stress log to identify stressors and create a plan to reduce or eliminate them

9. Creating a Great Webinar: Deliver Value & Create Lasting Impressions on Your Audience

Webinars are a great, inexpensive way to reach a large number of people. Webinars are great tools if you want to market a new or improved product, train employees, demonstrate a new task, or have a meeting with employees located throughout the globe. Being an interactive form of media, Webinars provide a great environment for these activities and so much more.

Creating a Great Webinar is all about providing a great interaction between the presenter and the audience. Develop the skills needed to promote, host, or facilitate a great Webinar. Sharing your passion and knowledge with a Webinar is the best way to reach many with the power of one.

Webinars are staples of modern business. Anyone can create a webinar and reap the rewards. When webinars are done well, they can increase your customer base and grow the knowledge of your brand. Webinars that are not done well can decrease the customer base and ruin your reputation. By following the advice in the course, you will understand the necessary steps to create a successful webinar.

By the end of this Great Webinar Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define webinars and their purpose
  • Choose the best formats
  • Prepare for webinars
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Understand how to interact with the target audience
  • Follow up successfully

10. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations. 

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. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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

The Ultimate Presentation Skills Bundle, 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Presentation Skills Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Creating the Program

  • Performing a needs analysis
  • Writing the basic outline
  • Researching, writing, and editing

Module Three - Choosing your Delivery Methods

  • Basic methods
  • Advanced methods
  • Basic criteria to consider

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: They aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • Gestures
  • The signals you send to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Six - Overcoming Nervousness

  • Preparing mentally
  • Physical relaxation techniques
  • Appearing confident in front of the crowd

Module Seven - Creating Fantastic Flip Charts

  • Required tools
  • The advantages of pre-writing
  • Using colors appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eight - Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations

  • Required tools
  • Tips and tracks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Nine - Wow 'Em with the Whiteboard

  • Traditional and electronic whiteboards
  • Using colors appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Ten - Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio

  • Required Tools
  • Tips and tricks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eleven - Pumping it Up a Notch

  • Make them laugh a little
  • Ask them a question
  • Encouraging discussion
  • Dealing with questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Public Speaking Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Different Types of Speech

  • Different Public Speaking Opportunities
  • Time, the Defining Factor

Section Three: What’s the Message

  • Needs Analysis
  • Profile Your Audience
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Section Four: Speak Like a STAR

  • Using STAR
  • S = Situation
  • T = Task
  • A = Action
  • R = Result

Section Five: Verbal Communication Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Asking Questions
  • Paraverbal communication

Section Six: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body speaks its own Language
  • The Signals You Send
  • The Power of Tone

Section Seven: Nervousness

  • Preparing Mentally using Visualisation
  • Breathing
  • A Few Extra Tips

Section Eight: Make them Laugh

  • Humour is good, but it's not stand up
  • What Makes a Joke

Section Nine: Preparing to Speak

  • Organising what you’re going to Say
  • Why Write a Speech?
  • Face the Critic

Section Ten: Delivering Your Speech

  • Don’t Underestimate the Delivery
  • Seat of your pants

Section Eleven: Questions and Tips

  • Q&A Sessions
  • Some Killer Moves

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Communication Strategies Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: The Big Picture

  • What is Communication?
  • How Do We Communicate?
  • Who’s Listening?

Section Three: Barriers to Communication

  • It All Starts with Me
  • Common Barriers to Communication
  • Language Barriers
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Location Barriers

Section Four: Paraverbal Communication Skills

  • The Power of Pitch
  • The Power of Tone
  • Vocal Speed Camera

Section Five: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body Speaks its own Language

Section Six: Speak Like a STAR
Using STAR

  • Situation
  • Task
  • Action
  • Response

Section Seven: Listening Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Understanding Active Listening
  • Sending Positive Signals to Others

Section Eight: Asking Good Questions

  • Asking Open Questions
  • Probing Questions

Section Nine: Appreciative Inquiry

  • The Four Stages
  • The Purpose of Appreciative Inquiry

Section Ten: The Art of Conversation Using SPEAC

  • Suppose
  • Prepare
  • Enquire
  • Ascertain
  • Change

Section Eleven: Advanced Communication Skills

  • Precipitating Factors
  • Common Ground

Section Twelve: Wrapping up

Course 4 - Certificate In Improving Mindfulness Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

  • Buddhist Concept
  • Bare Attention
  • Psychological Concept of Mindfulness
  • Memory

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

  • The Purpose of Emotions
  • High Performance Emotions
  • Swing Emotions
  • Blue Emotions

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

  • Dichotomous Reasoning
  • Magnification and Minimization
  • Filtering
  • Jumping to Conclusions

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

  • Destructive Labeling
  • Personalizing
  • Blaming
  • The Tyranny of the Should

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Mental Modes
  • Doing Mode
  • Being Mode
  • Metacognitive Awareness

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • What is Gratitude?
  • Gratitude Journal
  • An Exercise in Mindfulness and Gratitude
  • Forming a Habit

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

  • The Emotion-Cognition-Behavior Triangle
  • Cultivating Enthusiasm
  • Cultivating Confidence
  • Cultivating Tenacity

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

  • Individually Focused
  • Active Listening
  • Building a Rapport
  • Timing

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course

PART ONE – THE BUILDING BLOCKS

Section One: Getting Started

  • a quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) – the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • an overview of some the typical business documents – letters, reports, proposals – that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc. 

Section Two: Spelling and Grammar

  • Spelling
  • Grammar

Section Three: Language and tone

  • Clarity
  • Conciseness
  • Formality
  • Focus
  • Tone

Section Four: Sentences and Paragraphs

  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Sentence Length
  • Punctuation
  • Paragraphs

Section Five: Organization and Structure

  • Organisation Approach

Section Six: Tools and Techniques

  • The Reader
  • The Requirement
  • Write faster – effective writing
  • Templates
  • Proofreading
  • Review/Peer Review
  • The Appearance - Printing and Publishing

PART TWO – THE DOCUMENTS

Section Seven: Meeting Agendas

  • The Basic Structure

Section Eight: E-mails

  • Addressing your mails
  • Brevity
  • Formality
  • Attachments
  • Forwarding/replying

Section Nine: Business Letters

  • The Basic Structure
  • Writing the Letter

Section Ten: Proposals

  • The Basic Outline
  • Key information
  • Sequence
  • Choosing a Format
  • Proposal Structure and Content
  • Executive Summaries

Section Eleven: Reports

  • Report Structure and format

Section Twelve: Requests for Proposal

  • Requests for Proposals

Section Thirteen: Business Cases

  • Business Cases

Section Fourteen: General Documentation

  • General Documentation

Section Fifteen: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Certificate In PowerPoint 365 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Upload a presentation to the Shared Documents library 
  • Understand the PowerPoint 365 browser interface
  • Open a presentation in Reading View or Editing View
  • Page through presentations
  • Review Slide Notes
  • Open the pop out
  • View the Outline View
  • Open a selected presentation in the PowerPoint 2010 desktop application
  • Understand about saving presentations
  • Understand the PowerPoint web app interface
  • Use content placeholders
  • Insert and work with pictures
  • Understand Broadcasting presentations over the web
  • Prepare your presentations for broadcast
  • Broadcast your presentation
  • View a broadcast presentation

Module Two: Welcome to Office 365 Web Apps

  • The Home Page
  • The Team Site
  • Shared Documents
  • Uploading a Document

Module Three: Viewing Web App Presentations (I) 

  • Opening a Presentation
  • Overview of the Reading View
  • Paging Through Documents
  • Notes
  • Closing Presentations

Module Four: Viewing Web App Presentations (II)

  • Using the Pop Out
  • Using the Outline View
  • Editing in Browser
  • Opening in PowerPoint
  • Printing From the Reading View

Module Five: Working with Slides

  • A New File
  • Adding Slides
  • The PowerPoint Web App Interface
  • Using the Slide Organizer
  • Hiding Slides

Module Six: Editing in the Browser 

  • About Saving
  • Typing Text
  • Selecting and Editing Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Undo and Redo

Module Seven: Formatting Text 

  • Understanding Levels of Formatting
  • Changing Font Face and Size
  • Changing the Font Color
  • Adding Font Enhancements

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs 

  • Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Changing Alignment
  • Using Indents and Tabs
  • Text Direction

Module Nine: The Insert Tools 

  • Inserting Pictures
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Working with Pictures
  • Using Smart Art
  • Inserting Links

Module Ten: The Finishing Touches

  • Working with Notes
  • Printing from the Editing View
  • Accessing the Reading View
  • Starting a Slide Show in the Browser

Module Eleven: Broadcasting Presentations on the Web 

  • About Broadcasting Presentations on the Web
  • Preparing Your Presentation for Broadcast
  • Broadcasting Your Presentation
  • Viewing a Broadcast Presentation

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate In Goal Setting & Getting Things Done Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 1)

  • Eat that frog
  • Just do it
  • The 15 minute rule
  • Chop it up

Module Three - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 2)

  • Remove distractions
  • Start small and build
  • Reward yourself
  • Set realistic deadlines

Module Four - Four P's of Goal Setting

  • They need to be positive
  • They need to be personal
  • They need to be possible
  • They need to be prioritised

Module Five - Improving Motivation

  • Remember peak moments
  • Write down your goals
  • Use gamification
  • Track your progress

Module Six - Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/important matrix
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Utilise a calendar
  • Create a ritual

Module Seven - Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One minute rule
  • Five minute rule
  • Break up large tasks
  • Utilise technology

Module Eight - Increase your Productivity

  • Repeat what works
  • Get faster
  • Remove "should" from your dictionary
  • Build on your successes

Module Nine - "To Do"List Characteristics

  • Focus on the important
  • Chunk, Block, Tackle
  • Make it a habit
  • Plan ahead

Module Ten - Smart Goals

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Timely

Module Eleven - Mistakes will Happen

  • Accept it
  • Bouncing back
  • Adapt and learn from them
  • If needed, ask for help

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Certificate In Stress Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Stress

  • What is stress?
  • What is eustress?
  • Understanding the triple A approach

Module Three - Creating a Stress-Reducing Lifestyle

  • Eating properly
  • Exercising regularly
  • Sleeping well

Module Four - Altering the Situation

  • The first A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Five - Avoiding the Situation

  • The second A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Six - Accepting the Situation

  • The third A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Seven - Using Routines to Reduce Stress

  • Planning meals
  • Organising chores
  • Using a to-do list

Module Eight  - Environmental Relaxation Techniques

  • Finding a Sanctuary
  • Using music
  • Seeing the humor

Module Nine - Physical Relaxation Techniques

  • Soothing stretches
  • Deep breathing
  • Tensing and relaxing
  • Meditation

Module Ten - Coping with Major Events

  • Establishing a support system
  • Creating a plan
  • Knowing when to seek help

Module Eleven - Our Challenge to You

  • Creating a stress log
  • Week One: Recording events
  • Week Two: Identifying stressors and creating a plan
  • Week Three: Creating new habits

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate In Creating a Great Webinar Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Can a Webinar Do?

  • Lesson One: Marketing to Prospective Customers
  • Lesson Two: Training or Teaching
  • Lesson Three: Demonstrations and Presentations
  • Lesson Four: Information Sharing
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Three: Successful Webinar Criteria

  • Lesson One: Passion and Enthusiasm
  • Lesson Two: Value
  • Lesson Three: Knowing Your Target Audience
  • Lesson Four: Case Study

Module Four: Find the Right Format

  • Lesson One: Tailor It to Your Audience
  • Lesson Two: Pre-Recorded
  • Lesson Three: The Live Webinar
  • Lesson Four: Two Person Team
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Five: Marketing and Social Media

  • Lesson One: Blog Posts and White Papers
  • Lesson Two: Email Marketing
  • Lesson Three: Offer An Exclusive Deal
  • Lesson Four: Hashtags
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Six: Leading up to Your Webinar

  • Lesson One: Reminder Emails
  • Lesson Two: Pratice and Rehearse
  • Lesson Three: Test Your Technology
  • Lesson Four: Insert Solicited Questions
  • Lessson Five: Case Study

Module Seven: Drive Up Registration

  • Lesson One: Avoid Spam Filter
  • Lesson Two: A Great Title
  • Lesson Three: Solicit Questions
  • Lesson Four: The Registration Page

Module Eight: Presentation Tips

  • Lesson One: Show, Don't Tell
  • Lesson Two: Sharing Your Desktop
  • Lesson Three: Strong Visuals
  • Lesson Four: Script It
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Nine: Interacting with Your Audience

  • Lesson One: Polling and Surveys
  • Lesson Two: Answer Solicited Questions
  • Lesson Three: Activities
  • Lesson Four: Q&A Sessions
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Ten: Mistakes to Avoid

  • Lesson One: Technical Issues
  • Lesson Two: Ignoring Your Audience
  • Lesson Three: Audience Not Participating
  • Lesson Four: Timing
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eleven: Post Event

  • Lesson One: Contact No Shows
  • Lesson Two: Follow Up Emails
  • Lesson Three: Call to Action
  • Lesson Four: Make It Easy to Share
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate In Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What does Self-Confidence mean to you?

  • What is Assertiveness?
  • What is Self-Confidence?
  • The Four styles

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing; they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Body language

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

  • Identifying your worth
  • Creating positive self-talk
  • Identifying and addressing strengths and weaknesses

Module Seven - Looking the Part

  • The importance of appearance
  • The role of body language
  • First impressions count

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

  • It's how you say it
  • Sounding confident
  • Using "I" messages

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

  • What to do when you're on the spot
  • Using STAR to make your case

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

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

Get Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Communication Strategies, Improving Mindfulness, Business Writing, PowerPoint 365 Essentials, Goal Setting & Getting Things Done, Stress Management, Creating a Great Webinar, Assertiveness and Self-Confidence in this Bundle

1. Presentation Skills: Create and Deliver Compelling Presentations

This course can benefit anyone who presents; a trainer, a meeting facilitator, speaker, or seminar discussion leader. No matter which role you are assuming, this Course will help you become more efficient and proficient with the skills of providing information to others.

Covering everything from writing your first needs analysis to running the presentation itself, this course will equip you with the skills and confidence to organise and host successful and professional presentations that get your message across whether you're pitching an idea, making a sale or sharing knowledge with your team.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline
  • Select presentation delivery methods
  • Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knock down nervousness
  • Develop and use flip charts with color
  • Create targeted PowerPoint presentations
  • Utilize white boarding for reinforcement
  • Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use
  • Enrich the learning experience with humor, questions and discussion

2. Public Speaking: Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations

According to a recent survey, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders, standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people. Through this course you will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event.

However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking course will give you some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering your presentation with power.

By the end of this Public Speaking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of public speaking opportunities
  • Identify your message
  • Write a speech
  • Use humor effectively
  • Deal with criticism
  • Overcome nervousness
  • Deliver a speech
  • Handle questions change the pace based on the audience’s reactions.

3. Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

This course will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

4. Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

5. Business Writing: Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More

We all know that writing is one of the most important methods of business communication for most people, whether its e-mails, memos, proposals, or major reports. Lots of people struggle with the composition of these. Sometimes it's because they don't have to do it very often so, therefore, it doesn't flow as easily as they would like, sometimes because they are new to a role, or just because it's not their favorite thing.

This Business Writing Online Short Course will provide:

  • A quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • An overview of some the typical business documents, letters, reports, proposals that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc.

Course Topics:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Writing the Letter
  • Proposals Key Info

By the end of the Business Writing Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the function/purpose of all of the above.
  • Utilize the tips and techniques provided here to determine an appropriate structure to use for your business artifacts in different situations.
  • Define proofreading and understand the techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Notice (and correct) common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing

6. PowerPoint 365 Essentials: Learn to use Office 365 PowerPoint

While the Office 365 Web Apps are available to anyone who has either a Windows Skydrive account or a SharePoint site, in this course, we will assume that your organization is using the SharePoint site. In this module, we'll introduce the web apps by discussing the Home Page, the Team Site, and the Shared Documents list. We'll also explain how to upload one of your existing PowerPoint presentations to the site.

With Office 365 PowerPoint, you (or any of your viewers) can access your presentations anywhere. You can even make a few basic changes right on the same website where you presentation is located.

By the end of this PowerPoint 365 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Upload a presentation to the Shared Documents library 
  • Understand the PowerPoint 365 browser interface
  • Open a presentation in Reading View or Editing View
  • Page through presentations
  • Review Slide Notes
  • Open the pop out
  • View the Outline View
  • Open a selected presentation in the PowerPoint 2010 desktop application
  • Understand about saving presentations
  • Understand the PowerPoint web app interface
  • Use content placeholders
  • Insert and work with pictures
  • Understand Broadcasting presentations over the web
  • Prepare your presentations for broadcast
  • Broadcast your presentation
  • View a broadcast presentation

7. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done: Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

8. Stress Management: How To Address and Overcome Stressfull Situations

Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. You will be shown how stress can be positive and negative, and we will look at the Triple A approach that will form the basis of this course.

The Stress Management course will give you a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system. You will also understand what lifestyle elements they can change to reduce stress.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid or Accept)
  • Understand what lifestyle elements you can change to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Use environmental and physical relaxation techniques
  • Better cope with major events
  • Use a stress log to identify stressors and create a plan to reduce or eliminate them

9. Creating a Great Webinar: Deliver Value & Create Lasting Impressions on Your Audience

Webinars are a great, inexpensive way to reach a large number of people. Webinars are great tools if you want to market a new or improved product, train employees, demonstrate a new task, or have a meeting with employees located throughout the globe. Being an interactive form of media, Webinars provide a great environment for these activities and so much more.

Creating a Great Webinar is all about providing a great interaction between the presenter and the audience. Develop the skills needed to promote, host, or facilitate a great Webinar. Sharing your passion and knowledge with a Webinar is the best way to reach many with the power of one.

Webinars are staples of modern business. Anyone can create a webinar and reap the rewards. When webinars are done well, they can increase your customer base and grow the knowledge of your brand. Webinars that are not done well can decrease the customer base and ruin your reputation. By following the advice in the course, you will understand the necessary steps to create a successful webinar.

By the end of this Great Webinar Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define webinars and their purpose
  • Choose the best formats
  • Prepare for webinars
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Understand how to interact with the target audience
  • Follow up successfully

10. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations. 

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These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). 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. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

1. Presentation Skills: Create and Deliver Compelling Presentations

This course can benefit anyone who presents; a trainer, a meeting facilitator, speaker, or seminar discussion leader. No matter which role you are assuming, this Course will help you become more efficient and proficient with the skills of providing information to others.

Covering everything from writing your first needs analysis to running the presentation itself, this course will equip you with the skills and confidence to organise and host successful and professional presentations that get your message across whether you're pitching an idea, making a sale or sharing knowledge with your team.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Perform a needs analysis and prepare an outline
  • Select presentation delivery methods
  • Practice verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Knock down nervousness
  • Develop and use flip charts with color
  • Create targeted PowerPoint presentations
  • Utilize white boarding for reinforcement
  • Describe how video and audio enhance a presentation and list criteria for determining what types to use
  • Enrich the learning experience with humor, questions and discussion

2. Public Speaking: Deliver Powerful Speeches and Outstanding Presentations

According to a recent survey, 41% of people list public speaking as their biggest fear. Forget small spaces, darkness, and spiders, standing up in front of a crowd and talking is far more terrifying for most people. Through this course you will become more confident and relaxed in front of an audience which will translate into a successful speaking event.

However, mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career. The Public Speaking course will give you some basic public speaking skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering your presentation with power.

By the end of this Public Speaking Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of public speaking opportunities
  • Identify your message
  • Write a speech
  • Use humor effectively
  • Deal with criticism
  • Overcome nervousness
  • Deliver a speech
  • Handle questions change the pace based on the audience’s reactions.

3. Communication Strategies: Build Better, Stronger, and More Fulfilling Relationships 

For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something.

This course will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

Course Topics:

  • Paraverbal Communication
  • Body Language
  • The four stages in the Appreciative Inquiry model are known as the 4-D cycle
  • Speaking Like a Star
  • Positive Signals

By the end of this Communication Strategies Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what communication is
  • Understand the different ways communication takes place
  • Overcome communication blockages
  • Make the most of non-verbal and paraverbal communication
  • Understand and utilize the STAR method
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Establish common ground with others

4. Improving Mindfulness: Improve Your Mindfulness to Enhance Your Personal and Professional Success

Mindfulness is a term that is frequently used but rarely defined. Practicing true mindfulness encourages living in the present while it addresses the danger of distorted thinking, Staying in tune both mentally and emotionally improves perspective to enhance personal and professional success.

With our Improving Mindfulness course, you will begin to identify their own patterns of thinking. As you learn to practice mindfulness, you will cultivate positive emotions that will have a dramatic effect on the work environment.

By the end of this Improving Mindfulness Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

5. Business Writing: Become an Expert at Writing Effective Emails, Letters, Reports and More

We all know that writing is one of the most important methods of business communication for most people, whether its e-mails, memos, proposals, or major reports. Lots of people struggle with the composition of these. Sometimes it's because they don't have to do it very often so, therefore, it doesn't flow as easily as they would like, sometimes because they are new to a role, or just because it's not their favorite thing.

This Business Writing Online Short Course will provide:

  • A quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • An overview of some the typical business documents, letters, reports, proposals that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc.

Course Topics:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Writing the Letter
  • Proposals Key Info

By the end of the Business Writing Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the function/purpose of all of the above.
  • Utilize the tips and techniques provided here to determine an appropriate structure to use for your business artifacts in different situations.
  • Define proofreading and understand the techniques in improving proofreading skills.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Notice (and correct) common spelling and grammar issues in business writing.
  • List guidelines in printing and publishing business writing

6. PowerPoint 365 Essentials: Learn to use Office 365 PowerPoint

While the Office 365 Web Apps are available to anyone who has either a Windows Skydrive account or a SharePoint site, in this course, we will assume that your organization is using the SharePoint site. In this module, we'll introduce the web apps by discussing the Home Page, the Team Site, and the Shared Documents list. We'll also explain how to upload one of your existing PowerPoint presentations to the site.

With Office 365 PowerPoint, you (or any of your viewers) can access your presentations anywhere. You can even make a few basic changes right on the same website where you presentation is located.

By the end of this PowerPoint 365 Essentials Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Upload a presentation to the Shared Documents library 
  • Understand the PowerPoint 365 browser interface
  • Open a presentation in Reading View or Editing View
  • Page through presentations
  • Review Slide Notes
  • Open the pop out
  • View the Outline View
  • Open a selected presentation in the PowerPoint 2010 desktop application
  • Understand about saving presentations
  • Understand the PowerPoint web app interface
  • Use content placeholders
  • Insert and work with pictures
  • Understand Broadcasting presentations over the web
  • Prepare your presentations for broadcast
  • Broadcast your presentation
  • View a broadcast presentation

7. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done: Become a Productivity Pro & Blaze Through Your To-Do Lists

Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. We touch on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This course will provide the knowledge and skills you need to complete more tasks, and get things done.

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done course will cover strategies to help you deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in your professional and personal life. You will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.

By the end of this Goal Setting online short course, you will be able to:

  • Overcome procrastination
  • Manage time effectively
  • Accomplish important tasks
  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals

8. Stress Management: How To Address and Overcome Stressfull Situations

Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. You will be shown how stress can be positive and negative, and we will look at the Triple A approach that will form the basis of this course.

The Stress Management course will give you a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system. You will also understand what lifestyle elements they can change to reduce stress.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid or Accept)
  • Understand what lifestyle elements you can change to reduce stress
  • Use routines to reduce stress
  • Use environmental and physical relaxation techniques
  • Better cope with major events
  • Use a stress log to identify stressors and create a plan to reduce or eliminate them

9. Creating a Great Webinar: Deliver Value & Create Lasting Impressions on Your Audience

Webinars are a great, inexpensive way to reach a large number of people. Webinars are great tools if you want to market a new or improved product, train employees, demonstrate a new task, or have a meeting with employees located throughout the globe. Being an interactive form of media, Webinars provide a great environment for these activities and so much more.

Creating a Great Webinar is all about providing a great interaction between the presenter and the audience. Develop the skills needed to promote, host, or facilitate a great Webinar. Sharing your passion and knowledge with a Webinar is the best way to reach many with the power of one.

Webinars are staples of modern business. Anyone can create a webinar and reap the rewards. When webinars are done well, they can increase your customer base and grow the knowledge of your brand. Webinars that are not done well can decrease the customer base and ruin your reputation. By following the advice in the course, you will understand the necessary steps to create a successful webinar.

By the end of this Great Webinar Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define webinars and their purpose
  • Choose the best formats
  • Prepare for webinars
  • Avoid common mistakes
  • Understand how to interact with the target audience
  • Follow up successfully

10. Assertiveness and Self-Confidence: How To Be A High Achiever and Succeed in Life!

Self-confident and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits in your professional and personal lives.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence mean and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day lives. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect.

By the end of the Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
  • Describe the types of negative thinking, and how one can overcome negative thoughts
  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing, and understand the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication
  • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behavior
  • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive talk
  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical for creating a strong first impression
  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I-Messages"
  • Use the STAR model to make your case during a presentation challenge
  • Display rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expressing disagreement and consensus - building techniques
  • Practice strategies for gaining positive outcomes in difficult interpersonal situations. 

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. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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The Ultimate Presentation Skills Bundle, 10 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Presentation Skills Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Creating the Program

  • Performing a needs analysis
  • Writing the basic outline
  • Researching, writing, and editing

Module Three - Choosing your Delivery Methods

  • Basic methods
  • Advanced methods
  • Basic criteria to consider

Module Four - Verbal Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing: They aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power

Module Five - Non-Verbal Communication Skills

  • Body language
  • Gestures
  • The signals you send to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it

Module Six - Overcoming Nervousness

  • Preparing mentally
  • Physical relaxation techniques
  • Appearing confident in front of the crowd

Module Seven - Creating Fantastic Flip Charts

  • Required tools
  • The advantages of pre-writing
  • Using colors appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eight - Creating Compelling PowerPoint Presentations

  • Required tools
  • Tips and tracks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Nine - Wow 'Em with the Whiteboard

  • Traditional and electronic whiteboards
  • Using colors appropriately
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Ten - Vibrant Videos and Amazing Audio

  • Required Tools
  • Tips and tricks
  • Creating a Plan B

Module Eleven - Pumping it Up a Notch

  • Make them laugh a little
  • Ask them a question
  • Encouraging discussion
  • Dealing with questions

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Certificate In Public Speaking Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Different Types of Speech

  • Different Public Speaking Opportunities
  • Time, the Defining Factor

Section Three: What’s the Message

  • Needs Analysis
  • Profile Your Audience
  • Identifying Key Questions and Concerns

Section Four: Speak Like a STAR

  • Using STAR
  • S = Situation
  • T = Task
  • A = Action
  • R = Result

Section Five: Verbal Communication Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Asking Questions
  • Paraverbal communication

Section Six: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body speaks its own Language
  • The Signals You Send
  • The Power of Tone

Section Seven: Nervousness

  • Preparing Mentally using Visualisation
  • Breathing
  • A Few Extra Tips

Section Eight: Make them Laugh

  • Humour is good, but it's not stand up
  • What Makes a Joke

Section Nine: Preparing to Speak

  • Organising what you’re going to Say
  • Why Write a Speech?
  • Face the Critic

Section Ten: Delivering Your Speech

  • Don’t Underestimate the Delivery
  • Seat of your pants

Section Eleven: Questions and Tips

  • Q&A Sessions
  • Some Killer Moves

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Communication Strategies Online Course

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: The Big Picture

  • What is Communication?
  • How Do We Communicate?
  • Who’s Listening?

Section Three: Barriers to Communication

  • It All Starts with Me
  • Common Barriers to Communication
  • Language Barriers
  • Cultural Barriers
  • Location Barriers

Section Four: Paraverbal Communication Skills

  • The Power of Pitch
  • The Power of Tone
  • Vocal Speed Camera

Section Five: Non-Verbal Communication

  • Your Body Speaks its own Language

Section Six: Speak Like a STAR
Using STAR

  • Situation
  • Task
  • Action
  • Response

Section Seven: Listening Skills

  • Ten Ways to Listen Better Today
  • Understanding Active Listening
  • Sending Positive Signals to Others

Section Eight: Asking Good Questions

  • Asking Open Questions
  • Probing Questions

Section Nine: Appreciative Inquiry

  • The Four Stages
  • The Purpose of Appreciative Inquiry

Section Ten: The Art of Conversation Using SPEAC

  • Suppose
  • Prepare
  • Enquire
  • Ascertain
  • Change

Section Eleven: Advanced Communication Skills

  • Precipitating Factors
  • Common Ground

Section Twelve: Wrapping up

Course 4 - Certificate In Improving Mindfulness Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define mindfulness
  • Develop techniques to make oneself more attuned to the present moment
  • Understand the value and utility of one’s emotions
  • Learn how to identify and counter distorted thinking
  • Learn how to cultivate genuine positive emotions
  • Become more fully present in social interactions

Module Two: What Is Mindfulness?

  • Buddhist Concept
  • Bare Attention
  • Psychological Concept of Mindfulness
  • Memory

Module Three: Practicing Mindfulness

  • Attention
  • Acceptance
  • Mindfulness Meditatio
  • Scanning

Module Four: Emotional Intelligence

  • The Purpose of Emotions
  • High Performance Emotions
  • Swing Emotions
  • Blue Emotions

Module Five: Cognitive Distortion (Phase One)

  • Dichotomous Reasoning
  • Magnification and Minimization
  • Filtering
  • Jumping to Conclusions

Module Six: Cognitive Distortion (Phase Two)

  • Destructive Labeling
  • Personalizing
  • Blaming
  • The Tyranny of the Should

Module Seven: Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Mental Modes
  • Doing Mode
  • Being Mode
  • Metacognitive Awareness

Module Eight: Mindfulness and Gratitude

  • What is Gratitude?
  • Gratitude Journal
  • An Exercise in Mindfulness and Gratitude
  • Forming a Habit

Module Nine: Cultivating the High Performance Emotions

  • The Emotion-Cognition-Behavior Triangle
  • Cultivating Enthusiasm
  • Cultivating Confidence
  • Cultivating Tenacity

Module Ten: Mindfulness in Customer Service

  • Individually Focused
  • Active Listening
  • Building a Rapport
  • Timing

Module Eleven: Mindfulness and Leadership

  • Mental Resilience
  • Focus
  • Compassion
  • Creativity

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Certificate In Business Writing Online Course

PART ONE – THE BUILDING BLOCKS

Section One: Getting Started

  • a quick refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation) – the things that we often miss especially when completing work under pressure; and
  • an overview of some the typical business documents – letters, reports, proposals – that you may have to deal with, with tips on structure, style etc. 

Section Two: Spelling and Grammar

  • Spelling
  • Grammar

Section Three: Language and tone

  • Clarity
  • Conciseness
  • Formality
  • Focus
  • Tone

Section Four: Sentences and Paragraphs

  • Parts of a Sentence
  • Sentence Length
  • Punctuation
  • Paragraphs

Section Five: Organization and Structure

  • Organisation Approach

Section Six: Tools and Techniques

  • The Reader
  • The Requirement
  • Write faster – effective writing
  • Templates
  • Proofreading
  • Review/Peer Review
  • The Appearance - Printing and Publishing

PART TWO – THE DOCUMENTS

Section Seven: Meeting Agendas

  • The Basic Structure

Section Eight: E-mails

  • Addressing your mails
  • Brevity
  • Formality
  • Attachments
  • Forwarding/replying

Section Nine: Business Letters

  • The Basic Structure
  • Writing the Letter

Section Ten: Proposals

  • The Basic Outline
  • Key information
  • Sequence
  • Choosing a Format
  • Proposal Structure and Content
  • Executive Summaries

Section Eleven: Reports

  • Report Structure and format

Section Twelve: Requests for Proposal

  • Requests for Proposals

Section Thirteen: Business Cases

  • Business Cases

Section Fourteen: General Documentation

  • General Documentation

Section Fifteen: Wrapping Up

Course 6 - Certificate In PowerPoint 365 Essentials Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Open and close PowerPoint
  • Understand the Office 365 web interface, including the home page, the team site, and the shared documents list
  • Upload a presentation to the Shared Documents library 
  • Understand the PowerPoint 365 browser interface
  • Open a presentation in Reading View or Editing View
  • Page through presentations
  • Review Slide Notes
  • Open the pop out
  • View the Outline View
  • Open a selected presentation in the PowerPoint 2010 desktop application
  • Understand about saving presentations
  • Understand the PowerPoint web app interface
  • Use content placeholders
  • Insert and work with pictures
  • Understand Broadcasting presentations over the web
  • Prepare your presentations for broadcast
  • Broadcast your presentation
  • View a broadcast presentation

Module Two: Welcome to Office 365 Web Apps

  • The Home Page
  • The Team Site
  • Shared Documents
  • Uploading a Document

Module Three: Viewing Web App Presentations (I) 

  • Opening a Presentation
  • Overview of the Reading View
  • Paging Through Documents
  • Notes
  • Closing Presentations

Module Four: Viewing Web App Presentations (II)

  • Using the Pop Out
  • Using the Outline View
  • Editing in Browser
  • Opening in PowerPoint
  • Printing From the Reading View

Module Five: Working with Slides

  • A New File
  • Adding Slides
  • The PowerPoint Web App Interface
  • Using the Slide Organizer
  • Hiding Slides

Module Six: Editing in the Browser 

  • About Saving
  • Typing Text
  • Selecting and Editing Text with the Mouse or Keyboard
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Undo and Redo

Module Seven: Formatting Text 

  • Understanding Levels of Formatting
  • Changing Font Face and Size
  • Changing the Font Color
  • Adding Font Enhancements

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs 

  • Adding Bullets and Numbering
  • Changing Alignment
  • Using Indents and Tabs
  • Text Direction

Module Nine: The Insert Tools 

  • Inserting Pictures
  • Inserting Clip Art
  • Working with Pictures
  • Using Smart Art
  • Inserting Links

Module Ten: The Finishing Touches

  • Working with Notes
  • Printing from the Editing View
  • Accessing the Reading View
  • Starting a Slide Show in the Browser

Module Eleven: Broadcasting Presentations on the Web 

  • About Broadcasting Presentations on the Web
  • Preparing Your Presentation for Broadcast
  • Broadcasting Your Presentation
  • Viewing a Broadcast Presentation

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 7 - Certificate In Goal Setting & Getting Things Done Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 1)

  • Eat that frog
  • Just do it
  • The 15 minute rule
  • Chop it up

Module Three - Overcoming Procrastination (Part 2)

  • Remove distractions
  • Start small and build
  • Reward yourself
  • Set realistic deadlines

Module Four - Four P's of Goal Setting

  • They need to be positive
  • They need to be personal
  • They need to be possible
  • They need to be prioritised

Module Five - Improving Motivation

  • Remember peak moments
  • Write down your goals
  • Use gamification
  • Track your progress

Module Six - Wise Time Management

  • Urgent/important matrix
  • The 80/20 rule
  • Utilise a calendar
  • Create a ritual

Module Seven - Tips for Completing Tasks

  • One minute rule
  • Five minute rule
  • Break up large tasks
  • Utilise technology

Module Eight - Increase your Productivity

  • Repeat what works
  • Get faster
  • Remove "should" from your dictionary
  • Build on your successes

Module Nine - "To Do"List Characteristics

  • Focus on the important
  • Chunk, Block, Tackle
  • Make it a habit
  • Plan ahead

Module Ten - Smart Goals

  • Specific
  • Measurable
  • Attainable
  • Realistic
  • Timely

Module Eleven - Mistakes will Happen

  • Accept it
  • Bouncing back
  • Adapt and learn from them
  • If needed, ask for help

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 8 - Certificate In Stress Management Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Understanding Stress

  • What is stress?
  • What is eustress?
  • Understanding the triple A approach

Module Three - Creating a Stress-Reducing Lifestyle

  • Eating properly
  • Exercising regularly
  • Sleeping well

Module Four - Altering the Situation

  • The first A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Five - Avoiding the Situation

  • The second A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Six - Accepting the Situation

  • The third A
  • Identifying appropriate situations
  • Creating effective actions

Module Seven - Using Routines to Reduce Stress

  • Planning meals
  • Organising chores
  • Using a to-do list

Module Eight  - Environmental Relaxation Techniques

  • Finding a Sanctuary
  • Using music
  • Seeing the humor

Module Nine - Physical Relaxation Techniques

  • Soothing stretches
  • Deep breathing
  • Tensing and relaxing
  • Meditation

Module Ten - Coping with Major Events

  • Establishing a support system
  • Creating a plan
  • Knowing when to seek help

Module Eleven - Our Challenge to You

  • Creating a stress log
  • Week One: Recording events
  • Week Two: Identifying stressors and creating a plan
  • Week Three: Creating new habits

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 9 - Certificate In Creating a Great Webinar Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Can a Webinar Do?

  • Lesson One: Marketing to Prospective Customers
  • Lesson Two: Training or Teaching
  • Lesson Three: Demonstrations and Presentations
  • Lesson Four: Information Sharing
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Three: Successful Webinar Criteria

  • Lesson One: Passion and Enthusiasm
  • Lesson Two: Value
  • Lesson Three: Knowing Your Target Audience
  • Lesson Four: Case Study

Module Four: Find the Right Format

  • Lesson One: Tailor It to Your Audience
  • Lesson Two: Pre-Recorded
  • Lesson Three: The Live Webinar
  • Lesson Four: Two Person Team
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Five: Marketing and Social Media

  • Lesson One: Blog Posts and White Papers
  • Lesson Two: Email Marketing
  • Lesson Three: Offer An Exclusive Deal
  • Lesson Four: Hashtags
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Six: Leading up to Your Webinar

  • Lesson One: Reminder Emails
  • Lesson Two: Pratice and Rehearse
  • Lesson Three: Test Your Technology
  • Lesson Four: Insert Solicited Questions
  • Lessson Five: Case Study

Module Seven: Drive Up Registration

  • Lesson One: Avoid Spam Filter
  • Lesson Two: A Great Title
  • Lesson Three: Solicit Questions
  • Lesson Four: The Registration Page

Module Eight: Presentation Tips

  • Lesson One: Show, Don't Tell
  • Lesson Two: Sharing Your Desktop
  • Lesson Three: Strong Visuals
  • Lesson Four: Script It
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Nine: Interacting with Your Audience

  • Lesson One: Polling and Surveys
  • Lesson Two: Answer Solicited Questions
  • Lesson Three: Activities
  • Lesson Four: Q&A Sessions
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Ten: Mistakes to Avoid

  • Lesson One: Technical Issues
  • Lesson Two: Ignoring Your Audience
  • Lesson Three: Audience Not Participating
  • Lesson Four: Timing
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Eleven: Post Event

  • Lesson One: Contact No Shows
  • Lesson Two: Follow Up Emails
  • Lesson Three: Call to Action
  • Lesson Four: Make It Easy to Share
  • Lesson Five: Case Study

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 10 - Certificate In Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Course

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - What does Self-Confidence mean to you?

  • What is Assertiveness?
  • What is Self-Confidence?
  • The Four styles

Module Three - Obstacle to our Goals

  • Types of negative thinking
  • Personal Application

Module Four - Communication Skills

  • Listening and hearing; they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Body language

Module Five - The Importance of Goal Setting

  • Why goal setting is important
  • Setting SMART goals

Module Six - Feeling the Part

  • Identifying your worth
  • Creating positive self-talk
  • Identifying and addressing strengths and weaknesses

Module Seven - Looking the Part

  • The importance of appearance
  • The role of body language
  • First impressions count

Module Eight - Sounding the Part

  • It's how you say it
  • Sounding confident
  • Using "I" messages

Module Nine - Powerful Presentations

  • What to do when you're on the spot
  • Using STAR to make your case

Module Ten - Coping Techniques

  • Building rapport
  • Expressing disagreement
  • Coming to consensus

Module Eleven - Dealing with Difficult Behavior

  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Key tactics

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

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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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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

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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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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.

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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.

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Course ID: 020PS10CB
Delivery Mode: Online
Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time: Study at your own pace
Duration: 60-80 Hours for total bundle
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Qualification: Certificate

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