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    Become Confident & Assertive

    Do you feel like people walk all over you? Do you want to learn to be a more confident, assertive individual? If so, this course is for you. The class will teach you the necessary skills to be decisive and in control of your life. The course will teach you to improve your relationships, move your career forward, and earn the respect of your friends, family, spouse, co-workers, even your boss.

    Program Name

    Become Confident & Assertive

    Program Code

    PD-BC&01

    Website Short Description

    Do you feel like people walk all over you? Do you want to learn to be a more confident, assertive individual? If so, this course is for you. The class will teach you the necessary skills to be decisive and in control of your life. The course will teach you to improve your relationships, move your career forward, and earn the respect of your friends, family, spouse, co-workers, even your boss.

    Duration

    1 month

    Hours

    25

    Language

    English

    Outline

    Become Confident & Assertive Module 1
    How Do You See Yourself?

    Module 1 will focus on the workplace and how to balance the personal and professional lives. We will also identify how individuals see themselves and discuss tools for turning the tables at work to be heard with respect.

    What do Employees Want?
    Unleashing Productivity
    Turning on Talent
    Balancing Work and Life
    Embracing Diversity
    Become Confident & Assertive Module 2
    How Do Others See You?

    Module 2 focuses on how you are seen by others and being more assertive in your home and personal lives. We will focus on communication skills, body language, and how to be a more assertive parent.

    Body Language
    Walk the Walk
    Talk the Talk
    Parenting Children
    Reversing Roles
    Become Confident & Assertive Module 3
    Making it Work

    Module 3 focuses on getting more out of your professional life by being assertive and dealing with difficult coworkers. This module will give tips and tools for dealing with situations at work that seem impossible for some individuals such as being bullied at work, asking for a raise, and learning to communicate with supervisors with assertiveness and authority.

    Difficult Co-workers
    Asking For a Raise
    Assertive Buying
    Communicating Assertively
    Communicating with Authority
    Become Confident & Assertive Module 4
    Raising Assertive Children

    Raising children to be assertive is not easy; there is a fine line between aggressive and assertive. This module looks at how to raise assertive children. Finally we will learn how to make the transition to becoming more assertive and also dispelling myths about assertive behavior.

    Myths About Assertive Behavior
    Measuring Your Success
    Making the Transition
    Assertive Children
    The Line Between Assertiveness and Aggression

    Audience

    There are no specific prerequisites for this class. It is designed for anyone desiring to enhance their skills or learn the topics covered in the class.

    Instructor Description

    This class is an independent-study course. Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material. A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

    Required Materials

    Internet Access:
    Broadband or high-speed internet access is required. Broadband includes DSL, cable, and wireless connections.

    Hardware:
    1 GB RAM minimum recommended

    PC/Windows:
    Windows XP, Vista or 7

    Mac computers:
    Mac OS X 10 or higher
    MUST have Microsoft Window Operating Systems over Bootcamp (Bootcamp is a free download from Apple's website)

    Software:
    Google Chrome is the best browser for this course
    Cookies MUST be enabled
    Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
    Kindle Reader App is needed for many courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded onto your computer.)
    Adobe PDF Reader
    Adobe Flash Player
    Adobe Acrobat Reader, Apple Quicktime, Windows Media Player, &/or Real Player
    PowerPoint Viewer (Use this if you don't have PowerPoint)

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