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Course Description

Balanced assertiveness is like salt in a sauce; too much or too little leaves a bad taste in your mouth. In right measure, it is the perfect contribution and harmonizer. Similarly, it is a key success factor in business. By becoming more aware of and sensitized to our own reactions, judgments, aspirations and tendencies, we develop greater ‘presence'. This leads to increased confidence, improved interpersonal capabilities, and better communication and outcomes. We discover that balanced assertiveness is a choice, a constant act of balancing, and a continuum that affects us moment-to-moment, and person-to-person. As leaders, it is a continuum we must become comfortable navigating. We will explore and shift perceptions of self and others as too passive or too intimidating; dissolve apprehensions about assertiveness and practise deliberately choosing and expressing more balanced responses.

Topics:

  • Assertiveness in practice.
  • Assertiveness and its application and relevance to leadership.
  • Balancing the blend of inquiry, perspective and equanimity, to choose and engage our desired response.
  • Explore a different way of thinking about strengths and weaknesses and the effect that has on our experience with others.
  • The practice of presence: perception + discernment = choice.
  • Mindful Change: a dynamic cycle of attitudinal and behavioural choice and change.
  • Behavioural tendencies in self and others (DiSC and other behavioural or personality assessments).

Certificate for Emerging Leaders: Personal Effectiveness

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online
Dates
Dec 01, 2021 to Dec 08, 2021
Hours
7.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $389.00
Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course.

The live sessions will be held in real time as follows:

  1. December 1, 2021, 6:30PM to 7:30PM MT
  2. November 8, 2021, 6:30PM to 7:30PM MT

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Feb 22, 2022 to Mar 01, 2022
Hours
7.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $389.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course.

The live sessions will be held in real time as follows:

  1. February 22, 2022, 6:30PM to 7:30PM MT
  2. March 1, 2022, 6:30PM to 7:30PM MT

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
May 03, 2022 to May 10, 2022
Hours
7.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $389.00
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Please note there are mandatory live sessions included in this course.

The live sessions will be held in real time as follows:

  1. May 3, 2022, 6:30PM to 7:30PM MT
  2. May 10, 2022, 6:30PM to 7:30PM MT

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone and a webcam.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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