• Design Thinking: An Introduction

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course is designed to get you started using design thinking to solve problems more creatively. You will better understand problems from the customer's perspective as you apply different brainstorming techniques to identify innovative ideas. You will be able to use effective design research through use of prototypes and testing to test your ideas and keep your design ideas moving forward. Upon completion you will be ready to take on your next project using a design thinking process.
  • Critical Elements of Customer Service

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course is all about the critical elements of customer service: a customer service focus that is defined within, and given life by, your organization. In order to be successful, this focus must be reinforced every day, measured, and improved upon.
  • Getting Stuff Done: Personal Development Boot Camp

    R599.00 R199.00
    To start this course, youll explore what personal efficiency is all about, as well as useful attitudes and skills that you might want to develop. Then, youll outline your vision statement, dreams, and goals. Next, youll learn about the 80/20 system, what characteristics your organizational system should have, how to design a functional workspace, and techniques for organizing your daily to-do items. Youll also learn how to set up and maintain information management systems (both physical and virtual), prioritize tasks, create routines, and tackle procrastination. Finally, youll learn how to get organized at home.
  • Public Speaking: Presentation Survival School

    R599.00 R199.00
    After you complete this course, you will be able to establish rapport with your audience, implement techniques to reduce nervousness and fear, understand your strengths as a presenter and how to appeal to different types of people, recognize how visual aids can create impact and attention, develop techniques to create a professional presence, learn some different ways to prepare and organize information, and prepare, practice, and deliver a short presentation.
  • Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities

    R599.00 R199.00
    This course will assist with welcoming people with disabilities into workplaces, learning how to Interact with people with disabilities, identify and overcome barriers in the workplace, use respectful, appropriate, acceptable language in any circumstance, understand appropriate interaction during the hiring and interviewing process, and understand what job accommodation is and how it applies in a workplace.
  • Dealing With Difficult People

    R499.00 R199.00
    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to recognize how your own attitudes and actions affect others; find new and effective techniques for dealing with difficult people; be familiar with some techniques for managing and dealing with anger; and develop coping strategies for dealing with difficult people and difficult situations.
  • Becoming Management Material

    R599.00 R199.00
    After you complete this course, you will be able to define your role as a manager and identify how that role differs from other roles you have had, understand the management challenge and the new functions of management discover how you can prepare for and embrace the forces of change, identify ways to get you and your workspace organized and get a jump on the next crisis, identify your leadership profile and explore ways to use this knowledge to improve your success as a manager, enhance your ability to communicate with others in meetings and through presentations, and create an action plan for managing your career success.
  • Making Your Business Better

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course demonstrates how various factors work together to ensure a company flourishes. Students will be guided through positioning and pricing, marketing, selling, negotiating, responding to RFQs, project management, team building, productivity, and strategic planning. Other courses that may be of interest to the student are Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills, Business Leadership, Business Ethics in the Office, Creating a Positive Work Environment, and Getting Stuff Done - Personal Development Boot Camp.
  • Creativity In The Workplace

    R499.00 R199.00
    After you complete this course, you will be able to, define creativity, identify the characteristics of a creative person, develop your creativity, understand the importance of creativity in the workplace, identify the benefits of creativity in the workplace, examine creative corporate cultures, foster creativity in the workplace, and apply brainstorming techniques.
  • Story Marketing for Small Businesses

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course covers the essential elements of a story marketing campaign, from a review of company message and brand, to the elements of good storytelling. The course leads participants through the steps of creating a marketing story knowing your company, knowing and connecting with customers, and the story writing and editing process. This creates a clear and engaging path that will lead customers to your products and services and encourage them to respond to your call to action.
  • Building Your Self Esteem and Assertiveness Skills

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will explore what self-esteem is and where low self-esteem comes from. You will also learn ways to build your self-esteem, get what you want, and make others feel better about themselves.
  • Giving Effective Feedback

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn about the essential elements of feedback, important communication techniques, and a framework for informal and formal feedback. Youll also learn some tips for receiving feedback.
  • Creating a Top-Notch Talent Management Program

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn about the various aspects of talent management, including performance management, succession planning, talent management programs, employee development strategies, and employee engagement plans.
  • Conflict Resolution: Getting Along In The Workplace

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn what conflict is all about. You will also learn about different types of conflict, stages of conflict, helping others through conflict, and creating win/win solutions. As a bonus, you will also learn supporting skills, such as communication, active listening, and body language.
  • Telemarketing: Using the Telephone as a Sales Tool

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn how to communicate effectively over the telephone, develop your personal telemarketing script, and close a sale. Youll also learn how telemarketing can add to your sales strategy.
  • Business Succession Planning: Developing and Maintaining a Succession Plan

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you how to develop and maintain a succession plan with the SUCCESS model, which includes developing a system, identifying resources, creating risk assessments, developing action plans, implementing those plans, and evaluating the results.
  • Networking for Success

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn how to identify opportunities, create a positive first impression, develop a memorable intro, start conversations, shake hands well, handle business cards, manage sticky situations, follow up with others, and organize your network. Youll also learn how to network in online spaces, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
  • Public Relations Boot Camp

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn how to determine the type of information required in a particular situation, ways to approach PR strategically, how to create compelling releases, and techniques for managing media relations.
  • Conducting Effective Performance Reviews

    R499.00 R199.00
    This in-depth course will cover the entire performance management process, various types of performance reviews, goal setting, feedback strategies, coaching tips, techniques for handling performance problems, and ways to maintain performance.
  • Emotional Intelligence

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will introduce you to the history of emotional intelligence and what its all about. Youll explore the most popular theories, including the EI blueprint, Martin Seligmans ABCs of optimism, the VALUE and SOLER techniques, Ekmans seven basic emotions, and Plutchiks wheel. Youll also explore your personal values and vision statement to help guide you in your emotional intelligence development.
  • Marketing for Small Businesses

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you how marketing is different for small businesses, elements of a successful marketing message, what the marketing cycle looks like, how to build a marketing plan with the five Ps, how to market with social media, and how to create a marketing budget. You will also explore over 100 strategies and consider which ones are right for your small business.
  • Budgets and Managing Money

    R499.00 R199.00
    To start this course, you will review the fundamentals of finance (including basic terms, generally accepted accounting principles, and financial roles in an organization). Then, you will learn about different types of budgets and a six-step budgeting process. You will also learn how to monitor budgets, perform basic ratio analysis, and compare investment opportunities.
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn a three-phase problem solving process that you can apply to any situation. You will also learn techniques for creative thinking, how to make good group decisions, and ways to follow up on and evaluate decisions.
  • Performance Management: Managing Employee Performance

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn about the Shared Management Model, which helps the manager transfer motivation and responsibility for results to the employee. This course will cover all three phases of the model: preparing the employee for the job, motivating them to do it, and evaluating their performance.
  • Self-Leadership

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will explore the four pillars of self-leadership: knowing who you are, knowing what you do, knowing what you need to learn, and using what you know.
  • Creative Thinking and Innovation

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will identify ways to develop your creative side and build a creative environment. Youll also learn a basic problem-solving process, individual creative thinking tools (such as the RAP model, shoe swap technique, mind mapping, metaphors, and toys), and team-based creative thinking tools (such as brainstorming, brainwriting, rolestorming, the stepladder technique, and slip writing).
  • Lean Process Improvement

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you the foundations of Lean through the Toyota precepts and the five critical improvement concepts (value, waste, variation, complexity, and continuous improvement). Then, you will learn about tools to perform continuous improvement in your organization, including 5S, 5W-2H, PDSA, DMAIC, Kaizen, Genchi Genbutsu, and Lean data mapping methods.
  • Business Process Management

    R499.00 R199.00
    To begin this course, you will learn about business process management and three related skill areas: business analysis, enterprise content management, and business process re-engineering. Then, you will work through the five stages of the business process life cycle: vision, design, modeling, execution, monitoring, and optimization. Tools such as automation, business rules, workflow engines, what-if analysis, process mining, business activity monitoring, the balanced scorecard, Lean, and Six Sigma are also covered.
  • Basic Business Management: Boot Camp for Business Owners

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will give you all the skills that you need as a new business owner. Youll learn how to develop your organizational chart, manage operations, speak knowledgeably about finance, hire the right people, build your brand, market your product online and offline, complete a strategic plan and a succession plan, and build your customer base. Youll also learn the basics of leadership and tips for taking your business to the next level.
  • CRM: An Introduction to Customer Relationship Management

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you how to make a decision about the need for CRM, the benefits of CRM, and how to coordinate the base requirements for a CRM undertaking.
  • Knowledge Management

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn what knowledge is, what knowledge management is, how tacit and explicit knowledge are different, and the business benefits that knowledge management can bring. Then, you will learn about the knowledge management mix (which includes people, technology, and process) as well as a four step process for building your knowledge management framework. You will also learn about four knowledge management models: Bukowitz and Williams KM Process Framework, Gamble and Blackwells knowledge management matrix, Bothas process model, and Nonaka and Takeuchis spiral model. Implementation aspects, such as knowledge management teams, post-mortem plans, KMBOKs, Chief Knowledge Officers, and pilot programs, are covered as well.
  • Personal Brand: Maximizing Personal Impact

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, youll learn what a brand is and how you can leverage it to make a personal impact. Youll define, design, and plan the interior elements of your brand (such as your confidence level and approach to others) as well as the exterior elements (such as how you dress and act). Youll also learn supporting skills, such as setting goals, communicating effectively, building your credibility, managing difficult conversations, influencing others, and speaking in public.
  • Workplace Violence: How to Manage Anger and Violence in the Workplace

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn a nine-stage plan to help organizations prevent violence. You will also learn how to respond to violent incidents, manage anger, and implement design and hiring practices that will keep employees safe.
  • Project Management Fundamentals

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn what a project is and what a project manager does. You will also learn about the life cycle of a project. In particular, you will focus on the conceptual phase of project management, where you identify, prioritize, and scope a project idea.
  • Building Relationships for Success in Sales

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you how to leverage customer-focused selling, identify what influences relationships, expand your communication skills, manage your body language, develop a professional handshake, and grow your network.
  • Building Better Teams

    R499.00 R199.00
    After you complete this course, you will be able to understand the value of working as a team, develop team norms, ground rules, and team contracts ,identify your team player style and how it can be used effectively with your own team, build team trust, identify the stages of team development and how to help a team move through them, recognize the critical role communication skills will play in building and maintaining a team atmosphere, and identify ways that team members can be involved and grow in a team setting.
  • Branding: Creating and Managing Your Corporate Brand

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will get you started on the road to creating a perfect brand. Youll learn how to develop a visual identity from start to finish, the basics of graphic design, and how to keep your brand energized and alive.
  • Bullying in the Workplace

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn what bullying is and what it can cost an organization. You will also learn how to protect yourself from bullying, what to do if you are bullied, and what to do if you witness bullying.
  • Business Etiquette: Gaining That Extra Edge

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, youll learn all about business etiquette. First, you will learn tips for meeting new people, which includes a good handshake, knowing how to handle business cards, making small talk, remembering names, and crafting a good first impression. Then, youll learn how to dress for success, dine with confidence, and present yourself well on the phone and via e-mail.
  • Business Writing That Works

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you the four Cs of writing: clear, concise, complete, and correct. You will also learn some of the fundamentals of good writing, including word agreement, active and passive voice, sentence construction, punctuation, and spelling. Finally, you will have a chance to apply these skills to real-life situations, such as writing e-mails, memos, and letters.
  • Communication Strategies

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you all about the various aspects of communication. You will learn about asking questions, probing for information, active listening, and body language. Supporting skills are also covered, such as self-esteem, building relationships with others, and assertiveness.
  • Managing Difficult Conversations

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will give you an eight-step process for a difficult conversation, as well as some things to consider when deciding to have the conversation (such as your desired outcome, the time and place, and how to stay safe). Youll also learn how to speak persuasively, ask good questions, and listen actively.
  • Marketing with Social Media

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn how to develop a social media marketing plan as a part of an overall marketing strategy, determine who should be on your team, and choose how you will measure what is taking place. In addition, you will learn about blogging, explore some of the major social media sites (such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook), and look at how specialty sites and social media management tools can take your social media marketing to the next level.
  • NLP Tools for Real Life

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will teach you about anchoring, establishing congruency, developing rapport, creating outcomes, interpreting and presenting information efficiently, and self-hypnosis.
  • Public Speaking: Speaking Under Pressure

    R499.00 R199.00
    This course will take you through preparing an effective presentation. Topics include planning your speech, identifying your audience, connecting with the listener, developing key themes and sentences, structuring your ideas, and managing nervousness and body language. Youll focus on short responses and learn ways to expand a basic presentation.
  • Workplace Ergonomics: Injury Prevention Through Ergonomics

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, you will learn how to identify, assess, and resolve ergonomic issues. You will also learn about basic ergonomic principles for sitting, standing, lifting, transporting items, and using tools. Ergonomic environments and workstations will also be covered.
  • Critical Thinking

    R499.00 R199.00
    In this course, youll learn what critical thinking is all about, what characteristics a critical thinker has, and what skills you may want to work on. Then, youll work your way through a seven-step critical thinking model. Supporting skills, such as asking good questions, applying common sense, and thinking creatively, are also covered.