Course Description

Truly successful people know how to approach and leverage failure to maximize learning. They have believed in themselves and their ability to grow and thrive beyond their limits. They see challenges as a natural part of the learning process. They work harder and smarter, helping them to learn and achieve more. They have a growth mindset.

Using current research in organizational psychology and neuroscience, self-assessments and experiential games you will be challenged to increase your comfort level with risk, failure and learning. You will practise the skills that foster a growth mindset in yourself and in those you desire to influence and lead.

Course Details

Upon completing this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify the differences between a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset
  • Examine how brain research into neuroplasticity supports a growth mindset
  • Explore the personal meaning of failure, fear and risk
  • Recognize how to leverage the four pillars of psychological capital: hope, self-efficacy, optimism and resilience to improve response to failure
  • Practise a growth mindset in yourself and others

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

Enrol Now - Select a section to enrol in
Aug 17, 2021 to Aug 23, 2021
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. August 19,  8:30 AM to 11:30 AM MT
  2. August 21,  8:30 AM to 11:30 AM MT

To fully participate in the live sessions you will need to have access to a reliable headset with microphone (webcam not necessary).

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.

Students who are unfamiliar with online learning are recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course.

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

Required fields are indicated by .