Certificate in Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    Get a leg up on job interviews, team management and first dates by studying this Certificate in Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Online Short Course from Courses for Success.

    Some experts claim that 95 per cent of a killer first impression is clothing and actions. So how will you dress? How should you speak? The online short course specialising in assertiveness and self-confidence, from Courses For Success, teaches the time-honoured do’s and don’ts of a powerful first impression and personal presence.

    During this course, you will learn to identify and prevent negative thinking and practice setting SMART goals for assertive performance. You will also learn how to redirect any negativity and replace it with a positive goal setting attitude.

    By completing this course you’ll learn how to strengthen your interpersonal skills and exude confidence no matter where you are. 

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    While there are no formal entry requirements for this short course, students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills and need to have access to a computer and the internet to complete this course.

  • Career Outcomes


    This one-size-fits-all short course will behove any and all: students entering the workforce, businesspersons giving presentations, newlyweds looking to stay married, etc.

  • Course Content


    Getting started

    • Define assertiveness and self-confidence, and list the 4 styles of communication
    • Describe the types of negative thinking and how to overcome it
    • Define the importance of goal setting, and practice setting SMART goals for assertive behaviour
    • Utilise methodologies for understanding your worth - and the use of positive self-talk
    • Plus more…

    What does self-confidence mean to you?

    • What is assertiveness?
    • What is self-confidence?
    • The four styles

    Obstacle to our goals

    • Types of negative thinking
    • Personal application

    Communication skills

    • Listening and hearing; they aren't the same thing
    • Asking questions
    • Body language

    The Importance of Goal setting

    • Why goal setting is important
    • Setting SMART goals

    Feeling the part

    • Identifying your worth
    • Creating positive self-talk
    • Identifying and addressing strengths and weaknesses

    Looking the part

    • The importance of appearance
    • The role of body language
    • First impressions count

    Sounding the part

    • It's how you say it
    • Sounding confident
    • Using ‘I’ messages

    Powerful presentations

    • What to do when you're on the spot
    • Using STAR to make your case

    Coping techniques

    • Building rapport
    • Expressing disagreement
    • Coming to consensus

    Dealing with difficult behaviour

    • Dealing with difficult situations
    • Key tactics

    Wrapping up

    • Sharon Anthony Bower - The basic difference between assertive and being aggressive is how our words and behaviour affect the rights and well being of others.
    • Cal Le Mon - Assertiveness is not what you do; it's who you are!
    • Robert Collier - Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.
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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.