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Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

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Beginner Level

Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Good Versus Great Performance

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 11 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Introduction to Achieving Your Optimal Performance5m
Instructions for Good vs. Great Performance1m
Recap of Good vs Great Performance1m
4 readings
Challenges in the Modern Workplace20m
What Employers Expect55m
Developing High Performance30m
Unlocking Your Professional Potential
1 practice exercise
Summarizing the Speakers30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Models for Self-Discovery

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 8 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The Optimal Performance Model1m
Optimal Performance Model Step 11m
Introduction to the Kolb Model1m
Applying the Kolb Model1m
Recap of Models for Self-Discovery33s
6 readings
Employers and the OP model27m
The Conscious Competent Model5m
Personalizing the Conscious Competent Model20m
The Kolb Experiential Learning Model5m
Reflecting on the Kolb Model10m
Popular Self-Assessment Tools50m
2 practice exercises
Summarizing the Optimal Performance Model30m
Summarizing the Conscious Competence and Kolb Experiential Learning Models30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Applying the Models

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 8 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Optimal Performance Model Step 239s
The Importance of Reflective Learning55s
Journaling as Reflecting Learning2m
Optimal Performance Model Step 32m
Recap of Applying the Models25s
7 readings
The Johari Window5m
Understanding Reflective Learning3m
Applying Reflecting Learning15m
The Journaling Process15m
Journaling Assignment2h 20m
Employee Testimonials10m
Developing Your Optimal Performance Profile30m
1 practice exercise
Review Reflection, Generalizing, and Defining30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Practice Through Analysis

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 4 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Optimal Performance Model Step 41m
Recap of Practice Through Analysis39s
3 readings
Daisy’s Situation20m
Ideas for Fostering an Optimal Work Environment40m
Wesley’s Situation20m
1 practice exercise
Advising Daisy30m

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