Online Class: Creating a Positive Work Environment

This course takes a realistic light approach to positivity in the workplace but highlighting examples and explanations of terms that are relevant to our everyday understanding of human behavior and me

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  • 15
    Lessons
  • 17
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 24
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 10
    Hours
    average time
  • 1.0
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

This course takes a realistic approach to positivity in the workplace by highlighting examples and reviewing explanations of terms that are relevant to our everyday understanding of human behavior and mental processes. We'll address the concept of happiness, positivity, and gratitude in order to set a foundation for understanding both the interpersonal and intrapersonal workings of the business environment. We'll also review theories regarding how personal stability affects workplace wellbeing.
 
This online class will teach you how to maintain happiness and positivity through mindset shifts suited for anyone willing to make simple changes in their life. We'll also review other business considerations such as workplace culture, working to respond well to and enjoy working with others, and learning how to use positivity to train. Learning to navigate work and personal life expectations, environments such as remote work, and more will also be discussed. Learning how to encourage yourself and others to succeed as well as maintaining your physical and emotional health will be one of many goals  when you successfully complete this class.
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.8 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(17 votes)

Lesson 1: How to Feel Happy at Work or While Working

This first lesson tackles the various definitions of the emotion of feeling happy while at work and basic strategies often used to increase this emotion. Additional lesson topics: Brain Makeover: A Weekly Guide to a Happier, Healthier and More Abundant Life; I Love It Here: How Great Leaders Create Organizations Their People Never Want to Leave 11 Total Points
  • Complete Assignment: Course Introduction and Goals
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: How to Maintain a Positive Mindset at Work

This second lesson will focus on our concept of mindset and how to maintain a positive mindset at work. It will cover the following. *different societal and cultural viewpoints *factors or influences that bring happiness or perceived happiness *happiness increases contributions of a positive work environment Additional lesson topics: How to Have a Positive Mindset at Work; The importance of a positive attitude in the workplace 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: How to Establish and Understand a Workplace Culture

This lesson will focus on the importance of the Workplace culture in developing a positive work environment. Topics discussed include the following. *how to establish and understand a workplace culture *including all ages, activities, events *multiculturalism/multicultural sensitivity Additional lesson topics: Workplace culture: what it is and how to create positive impact in your organization; The Leader’s Guide to Corporate Culture 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: How to Teach Your Peers New Skills and Tasks

This lesson will focus on positive employee interactions and include the following topics. *how to teach your peers new skills and tasks *prioritizing training/mentorship Additional lesson topics: How to Help Your Employees Learn from Each Other; Several Strategies for Learning New Skills 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: How to Create a Comfortable Physical Space

This lesson will focus on creating a positive physical working space. Topics discussed include the following. *how to create a comfortable physical space *resources, materials, and familiar items *lighting, and design Additional lesson topics: 7 Ways to Improve Your Office Working Environment; Several Office Improvement Ideas to Create a Better Work Environment 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: How to Keep Physically and Emotionally Healthy

Topic discussed in this lesson include the following. o how to keep physically healthy o how to keep emotionally healthy o supported by resources like desks, chairs, etc. o healthy work habits Additional lesson topics: Healthy Mind, Healthy Body: How to Stay Physically and Mentally Fit; Building Better Mental Health 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exams

Lesson 7: How to Manage Time in Work

Topics in the lesson include the following. * how to manage time in work * communication (phone, email, face-to-face) * setting work hours and boundaries Additional lesson topics: Importance of Time Management in the Workplace; Time management techniques 9 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: How to Balance Work Expectations

* How to balance work expectations with a positive mindset where there is balance between doing one’s job and doing more than what one’s job requires will be discussed. Additional lesson topics: The Importance of Achieving Work-Life Balance—And How to Do It; Several Key Strategies to Achieving a Work-Life Balance 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: How to Balance Work and Personal Life Environment

*how to Balance work and personal life environment *work-Life Balance Theory *parents, students, single/married, respecting all lifestyles and backgrounds Additional lesson topics: Boundary Theory, Work/Life Balance and Mindfulness; Several steps to start improving your work-life balance 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: How to Enjoy Working with Others in the Work Environment

* how to enjoy working with others in work environment * expectations * how to spend time well * communication's various methods, is one better than several? * collaboration * how interested in others’ lives Additional lesson topics: How to Work Effectively in a Team Environment; Several Ways to Get Better at Working With Others 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam

Lesson 11: How to Change the Way You Respond to Others

* how to change the way you respond to others * verbal language * body language Additional lesson topics: How to Control The Way You React; Change: Reacting, then responding 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Exam

Lesson 12: How to Encourage Positive Thinking

This lesson will focus on strategies to encourage positive thinking. Additional lesson topics: 10 Habits That Promote A Positive Attitude; What is Positive Mindset: 89 Ways to Achieve a Positive Mental Attitude; Encourage Positive Thinking In Others 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Exam

Lesson 13: How to Show Gratitude

This lesson will focus on the following. * how to show gratitude * what worth works and what it creates for a person Additional lesson topics: 6 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude Every Day; The Value of Belonging at Work 10 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 13 Exam

Lesson 14: How to Celebrate Successes and Progress

This lesson will focus on the following. * how to celebrate successes and progress Additional lesson topics: How to Celebrate Success at Work: A Guide for Managers; Celebrating Success in The Workplace: Tactics for Managers 11 Total Points
  • Assessment: Lesson 14 Exam

Lesson 15: How to Work in a Remote Environment

This lesson will focus on the following. * how to work in a “Remote” environment Additional lesson topics: A Guide to Managing Your Newly Remote Workers; Several Ways to Enable a Thriving Remote Work Environment 91 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments; Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Assessment: Lesson 15 Exam
  • Assessment: Final Exam
232
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Creating a Positive Work Environment
Course Number: 9770599
Lessons Rating: 4.8 / 5 Stars (17 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Last Updated: March 2021
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 1.0 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Linda Zavadil
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $75.00 U.S. dollars

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