Welcome to the  Self-Confidence and Assertiveness for Modern Professionals online course. This course covers the important interpersonal communication skills and traits that are imperative for developing confidence and assertiveness skills. Positive self-talk, positive body language, communication styles and assertiveness strategies are just a few of the topics taught in this course.

This is a 4-hour, 12-Module, 10-Lesson course complete with audio with text lessons, instructor-host introduction, midway and end of course wrap up videos. There are downloadable PDF worksheets and or handouts for use during the course and future reference after the course. Each lesson module has a multi-question quiz to test your learning of the content covered.

Be certain to take advantage of any BONUS materials provided with this course. There is no set time requirement to complete the course, so you may work at your own pace, logging off to take breaks then logging back on to progress to completion at your convenience. Be certain to take advantage of any discounted subject related courses to fully explore your learning options on our Professional Development Online Training platform.

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Self-confidence and Assertiveness play an important roles in our everyday lives. These soft skills allows us to set and reach our goals. They provide stability when we are faced with a challenge and help us overcome difficulties.

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Course Objectives

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  • Define Self-Confidence & Assertiveness and explain the four (4) styles of communication

  • Describe the types of negative thinking and how to overcome negative thoughts

  • Explain the difference between listening and hearing; and understanding the importance of body language and questioning skills in communication

  • Learn methodologies for understanding your worth and the use of positive self-talk

  • List reasons why a pleasing appearance and body language are important for creating a strong first impression

  • Practice sending positive communications phrased as "I" messages

  • How to confidently make a presentation and handle presentation challenges

  • How to develop and improve rapport-building skills through assertive methods of expression

  • Explore strategies for gaining positive outcomes in various interpersonal situations

  • Learn several Self-Confidence & Assertiveness skill tips and techniques for immediate improvement and situational application

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Welcome to the course! Getting Started.

    • Navigating Your Course Portal

    • Welcome to the Course! Introduction & Information

    • Before we begin...

    • Action Plan

    • E-Textbook: Self-Confidence & Assertiveness for Modern Professionals

    • Self-Confidence & Assertiveness For Modern Professionals Course Quick Reference Sheet

  • 2

    Module 2: What Does Self-Confidence Mean To You?

    • Module 2 Lesson: Self-Confidence And Assertiveness Defined And Explained

    • Module 2 Case Study: A Self-Confidence & Assertiveness Example

    • Module 2 Worksheet: What Type of Communication

    • Module 2 Quiz: Test your learning!

  • 3

    Module 3: Obstacles To Reaching Your Goals

    • Module 3 Lesson: Obstacles To Reaching Our Goals

    • Module 3 Case Study: Obstacles to Reaching One's Goals

    • Module 3 Worksheet: Rebuttals To Negative Thinking

    • Module 3: Test your learning!

  • 4

    Module 4: Communication Skills

    • Module 4 Lesson: Communication Skills

    • Module 4 Case Study: Communication Skills

    • Module 4: Test Your Learning

  • 5

    Module 5: The Importance of Goal Setting

    • Module 5 Lesson: The Importance of Goal Setting

    • Module 5 Case Study: The Importance of Goal Setting

    • Self-Confidence & Assertiveness SMART Quick Reference Sheet

    • Module 5: Test Your Learning

  • 6

    Module 6: Feeling The Part

    • Module 6 Lesson: Feeling The Part

    • Module 6 Case Study: Feeling The Part

    • Module 6 Worksheet: Self-Worth Inventory

    • Module 6: Test Your Learning

    • Midway Course Check-in

  • 7

    Module 7: Looking The Part

    • Module 7 Lesson: Looking the Part

    • Module 7 Case Study: Looking The Part

    • Module 7: Test Your Learning

  • 8

    Module 8: Sounding The Part

    • Module 8 Lesson: Sounding The Part

    • Module 8 Case Study: Sounding The Part

    • Module 8 Worksheet: Practice Projecting Your Voice

    • Module 8 Handout: Types of “I” Messages

    • Module 8: Test Your Learning

  • 9

    Module 9: Powerful Presentations

    • Module 9 Lesson: Power Presentations

    • Module 9 Case Study: Powerful Presentations

    • Module 9 Handout: Using the STAR Method

    • Module 9: Test Your Learning

  • 10

    Module 10: Coping Techniques

    • Module 10 Lesson: Coping Techniques

    • Module 10 Case Study: Coping Techniques

    • Module 10 Handout: Techniques for Building Rapport

    • Module 10: Test Your Learning

  • 11

    Module 11: Dealing With Difficult Behavior

    • Module 11 Lesson: Dealing With Difficult Behavior

    • Module 11 Case Study: Dealing With Difficult Behavior

    • Module 11 Handout: Tips for Written Communication to a Difficult Person

    • Module 11 Worksheet: Communicating in Writing with a Difficult Person

    • Module 11: Test Your Learning

  • 12

    Module 12: Finishing Up & Next Steps

    • Course Completion Congratulations!

    • You're Almost Done!

    • Before you go...

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