Short Courses

SHORT COURSES

(1) Basic Finances; (2) Get that Job! CV writing, Cover Letter Writing and Interview Skills; (3) Career Development; (4) Time keeping, planning and goal setting; (5) Figuring out your life purpose. These short courses are helpful in getting you started and or to realign with the basic tenants of their subject matter.

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HOW THE COURSES ARE ADMINISTERED

Self-administered online: Click against each course name below, to take you directly to the course); Self directed with email support: daily emails with information and supported are sent to your inbox); Self directed with WhatsApp support daily content is shared by 8am each morning or 8pm the night before, over 5-10 working days.

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THE COURSES

Course 1: Basic Finances

The purpose of this course is to get you grounded in the foundations of basic finances. Helping you to understand the basic tenants of finances; putting together a budget, an income and expenditure account; how to get out of debt; the different between bad debt and good debt; a sneak peak into investments; how to plan for your financial future.

The course allows to put your financial house in order, with questions that address where you are now and where you would like to be; from there how to cover the gap in between. If you would like to take it a step further in exploring the mindset, transformational and conscious lessons around money management, we encourage you to Explore 2 of the books in our Book Coaching Platform: Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.

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Course 2: Get that Job!

How this course came about: Content was curated from a month-long discussion with 100 university graduates. I facilitated, directed and monitored the discussion group, answering questions they had around applying for jobs; specifically, how to tailor make and produce a CV and cover letter that gets their CV noticed.

Guidance included interview skills that help one connect with the interviewer / interview panel from the beginning to the end of the interview. I have been invited onto interview panels before to both assess the candidates and to observe and coach interviewers. The information and experience gained is included in the course.

Positive outcomes: Adjusting his CV and Cover letter as per advice in this course, a young gentleman was invited to 3 job interviews within a space of one week. This after having applied numerous times and not succeeding.

Who this course will benefit: This course, is specifically curated for those completing high school to recent university and college graduates – however life lessons intertwined within the text are universal across ages and gender.

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Course 3: Career Development

This course is for young professionals who have been in the workforce for 2 years of less. It points you in the direction of where you would like to go by asking you to answer questions that make clear your short, medium and long term goals aligned to your career development. From there, the course asks how you are going to attain these so you can start working toward them as you engage with the course material. At the end of it, you will have a clear career development process to follow.

 

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Course 4: Time management, planning & goal setting

As you begin this course, the assumption is that you know what your goals are, and are seeking help in planning them as you manage your time.  Where you may not know what your goals are, the course that follows: Figuring out your life purpose; helps you get on track to figuring all this out. Once you know the direction you want to take, planning & managing your life becomes a clearer process..

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Course 5: Figuring out your life purpose

This is a good course to take even before any of the ones above, as it acts as the overall picture that will guide the other exercises within this vision. Once you have figured out your life purpose, it makes it easier to make all life decisions and to align each activity you engage in, aligned to your reason for being. When you Sign up for our Newsletter, you will get access to the free resources where there are videos on the importance of having a life purpose.

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ACTIONS & INFORMATION FOR YOU

Click against each course name to gain access to the online courses. Should you prefer receiving content through your inbox and or straight into your hands via WhatsApp, do EMAIL us

WhatsApp for courses: We have found in low resourced spaces, that the WhatsApp platform is the best for increased engagement, follow-up and follow-through. It was also of interest to note that engagement, response and follow-through was high, not only to the audience to which these short courses were curated for, i.e. young subscribers typically aged late teens to late 20s, but also to the working class folks typically 30-55 years old.

How did we find this out? We compared the difference between how often our emailed Newsletters were opened, and how often the WhatsApp messages were opened. We also monitored actual delivery of messages via WhatsApp The following link is the Business platform we have created for WhatsApp based courses: WCSP

In the meantime, we look forward to you taking part in our courses.