Course Description

Taking Initiative During Organizational Changes

Taking initiative can be a powerful skill to leverage at work. Knowing how and when to take initiative is a vital skill in moving forward in your career. Examine how and when you should demonstrate initiative at work to achieve results and further your career. You may have ideas that you want to bring to life. Taking initiative in the right ways makes you look good at work, helps build professional confidence, and capitalize on opportunities for advancement.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Identify different factors and barriers that prevent employees from taking initiative at work
  • Examine steps that evidence taking initiative at work
  • Explore how to create opportunities during difficult times
  • Discuss strategies and models that show how and when to take initiative at work


  • Defining initiative at work
  • Personality traits overview
  • Model for taking initiative at work
  • Strategies for taking initiative at work

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
8:30AM to 4:30PM
Aug 17, 2024
Schedule and Location
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Course Fees
Fee Before GST non-credit $399.99
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

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

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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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