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Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
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Approx. 12 hours to complete
English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Design Your Work

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 13 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Welcome to the Course and Introduction to Module 14m
Interaction Styles4m
SWOT3m
Importance of “Soft Skills” and Looking at Grid and Managing Weaknesses8m
13 readings
Understanding Your Strengths35m
Exercise: Social Style Self-Assessment Self Reflection10m
Interaction Styles Framework3m
Exercise: Journey Line10m
Exercise: Character Strengths Self Reflection10m
Exercise: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) Self Reflection10m
Exercise: Heroes Reflection10m
Using “Whole Brain” Thinking25m
Exercise: Grid Assessment15m
Pushing Yourself to Think and Act Differently15m
Exercise: Stress Signals5m
Pushing Yourself to Think and Act Differently18m
Unlocking Your Professional Potential
2 practice exercises
Understanding and Amplifying Strengths Quiz10m
Amplifying Your Strengths And Getting Out Of Your Own Way Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
5 readings
Exercise: Identify two problems5m
Problem Solving Using Scientific and Other Research Methods1h 9m
Other Problem Solving Methods22m
Avoiding Fatal Flaws and Setting Priorities20m
Overview of Research Methodologies5m
1 practice exercise
Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Quiz20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Creative Thinking

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 10 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Innovative Mindsets6m
4 readings
Approaches to problem solving25m
Innovative Thinking32m
Overcoming Assumptions and Barriers19m
Using Prototyping for Innovation10m
2 practice exercises
Approaches to Problem Solving Quiz5m
Innovative Thinking and Overcoming Assumptions Quiz10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Putting Ideas Into Action

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 9 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
Translating Your Idea into Practical Application15m
The Art of Good Storytelling37m
Unlocking Your Professional Potential

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