Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Course

Self-confidence and assertiveness are two skills that are crucial for success in life. If you don't feel worthy, and/ or you don't know how to express your self-worth when communicating with others, life can be very painful. These skills will provide opportunities and benefits to you in your professional and personal life.

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence Course will give you an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence each mean (in general and to you personally) and how to develop those feelings in your day-to-day life. These skills will encompass many aspects of your life and have a positive effect on all of them.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Getting Started

    • Course Objectives

  • 2

    Module 2: What Does Self-Confidence Mean To You?

    • What is Assertiveness?

    • What is Self-Confidence?

    • The Four Styles

  • 3

    Module 3: Obstacles to Our Goals

    • Types of Negative Thinking

    • Case Study

    • Personal Application

  • 4

    Module 4: Communication Skills

    • Listening and Hearing: They Aren't the Same Thing

    • Asking Questions

    • Body Language

  • 5

    Module 5: The Importance of Goal Setting

    • Why Goal Setting is Important

    • Setting SMART Goals

    • Our Challenge to You

  • 6

    Module 6: Feeling the Part

    • Identifying Your Worth

    • Creating Positive Self-Talk

    • Identifying and Addressing Strengths and Weaknesses

  • 7

    Module 7: Looking the Part

    • The Importance of Appearance

    • The Role of Body Language

    • First Impressions Count!

  • 8

    Module 8: Sounding the Part

    • It's How You Say It

    • Sounding Confident

    • Using 'I' Messages

  • 9

    Module 9: Powerful Presentations

    • What to Do When You're on the Spot

    • Using STAR To Make Your Case

  • 10

    Module 10: Coping Techniques

    • Building Rapport

    • Expressing Disagreement

    • Coming to Consensus

  • 11

    Module 11: Dealing with Difficult Behavior

    • Dealing with Difficult Situations

    • Key Tactics