Manage yourself and your workload

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1.3 hours Self-paced learning

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Created with Pearson - a global leader in education

Based on the best-selling book by Mike Clayton


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Do you want to succeed in the workplace? There are two things you will learn in this course above all else that will help you. Firstly, you need to be able to manage yourself: your motivation, your emotional responses, and how you use your time. Secondly, you need to stay on top of your workload.

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Who this course is for


This course is for you if you’re interested in learning how to succeed better at what you do, whether you’re an employee, entrepreneur or student.
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What you will learn

  • 1

    Take responsibility for yourself and your work.

  • 2

    Motivate yourself to stay focused on your work, be productive and use your time well.

  • 3

    Resist stress and bounce back from setbacks.

  • 4

    Assert yourself confidently.

Created with Pearson, the global leader in education logo

Created with Pearson, the global leader in education

The course is based on the best-selling book Business Express: Manage yourself and your workload: How to be a responsible, productive, resilient, assertive self-starter by Mike Clayton published by Pearson. Funzi's learning experts have transformed the book into a mobile-optimized course consisting of bite-sized learning content.

This is a Funzi premium course. It has been created in partnership with Pearson, the global leader in education content.

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Course contents: 2 topics

  • 1

    Taking responsibility and motivating yourself Learn why assuming responsibility for your work and improving motivation are critical to achieving success in the workplace.

  • 2

    How to be productive, resilient and assertive Improve workplace success by being more productive, overcoming setbacks, asserting yourself confidently, learning to say no and handling tricky situations.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 1 WEEK

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

  • Access to the course anytime, as long as you want, once you’ve purchased the course

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Here's what your fellow learners are saying about this course

  • “Thank you for making the ideas of the course more easier to understand by giving good examples so I can get the main points of the course quicker.”

    Lê Trương Hạnh Phúc

  • “Being responsible, self-motivated and self-controlled are focal points that an employee should have. This courses gives you enough skills to manage yourself and keep your workplace most enjoyable for everyone. If you choose to learn this course, don't hesitate to check "Get That Job, Founder 101 and other similar courses because they are linked to each other."”

    – Mmunga Lulaca Adams, Malawi

  • “Great”

    – Lê Minh Bảo, Vietnam

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