Personal Productivity Bundle
Perfect for students and those who want to improve their personal and professional productivity management and organisational skills.
Approx time to complete is between 10 and 20 hours.
For more information see below.
See below the short courses included in the Personal Productivity Bundle:
- Business Writing
Writing is a key method of communication for most people, being one that many people struggle with. Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and text messaging. Developing writing skills is still important in the business world as creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas), giving that extra edge in the workplace. The PICA Business Writing workshop gives participants a refresher on basic writing concepts (such as spelling, grammar, and punctuation), and an overview of the most common business documents.
- Communication Strategies
For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look you give the cat, it all means something. PICA’s Communication Strategies workshop helps participants understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them. These strategies will provide a great benefit for any organisation and its employees
- Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking provides the skills to analyse and evaluate information. With these skills participants are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from a piece of data. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimises damages if a mistake does occur. PICA’s Critical Thinking workshop will lead participants to be a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce bias which will provide a greater understanding of their environment. This workshop will provide participants the skills to evaluate, and to
distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information which will provide an incredible boost in performance.
- Emotional Intelligence
Emotional intelligence describes the ability to understand one’s own feelings. It also provides great insight on how emotion influences motivation and behaviour. The concepts of Emotional Intelligence have been around since the early 20th century, but the term was first introduced by Wayne Payne in 1985. With PICA’s Emotional Intelligence workshop participants gain a better understanding of self-management and self-awareness. This in turn will give them better insight and control over their actions and emotions. With a greater understanding of emotions participants will experience a positive impact on their professional and personal lives.
- Goal Setting and Getting things done
Goal Setting is one of the most basic and essential skills someone can develop. This course touches on goal characteristics, time management, and what to do when setbacks occur. This workshop will provide the knowledge and skills participants need to complete more tasks, and get things done. PICA’s Goal Setting and Getting Things Done workshop covers strategies to help participants deal with distractions and overcome procrastination. These skills will translate into increased satisfaction in professional and personal lives. Participants will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive.
- Negotiation Skills
Through this workshop participants will be able to understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating.
- Organisational Skills
Developing good Organisational Skill is an investment that will provide benefits for years. To be successful means to be organised. These skills will filter through all aspects of participants professional and personal lives. Throughout this workshop participants will be given the tools necessary in developing better Organisational Skills. Through PICA’s Organisational Skills participants will encounter improved productivity, better management, and an overall increase in professional growth.
- Project Management
In the past few decades, organisations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size. PICA’s Project Management workshop gives participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that can be used every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout the organisation.
- Time Management
Personal time management skills are essential for professional success in any workplace. Those able to successfully implement time management strategies are able to control their workload rather than spend each day in a frenzy of activity reacting to crisis after crisis – stress declines and personal productivity soars! These highly effective individuals are able to focus on the tasks with the greatest impact to them and their organisation.
PICA’s Time Management workshop covers strategies to help participants learn these crucial strategies. Participants will be given a skill set that includes personal motivation, delegation skills, organisation tools, and crisis management.
- Trust Building and Resilience Development
Ensuring that relationships are built on trust is important for every organisation. Trust is not just something you say, it’s something you do and build. By providing employees with the tools they need, it shows them that you are willing to invest in them and that you care about their wellbeing. With PICA’s Trust Building and Resiliency workshop participants will be given the skills that will promote honesty and build trust throughout the organisation. Having resilient employees is crucial in creating an environment that is a safe place for everyone to work.