The future state of work will require individual contributors and leaders to continually reinvent their skills in order to remain relevant in an ever-changing world. The purpose of this course is to provide participants an opportunity to explore their mindsets and discover how challenging and changing a mindset can lead to transformation results in their personal and professional lives.

Program Level: Basic

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: N/A

Instructional Method: Group-Live

Instructor: Lauren Harris

Recommended CPE Credit: 2 Hours

Field of Study: Personnel/Human Resources

Course Objectives:

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset
  • Articulate the impact of changing one’s mindsets and paradigms
  • Choose growth mindset statements to challenge fixed mindsets thoughts
  • Identify areas in their lives where they have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset

Elements of Engagement

Participants will actively engage with the curriculum by:

  • Completing self-reflection activities
  • Sharing insights with partners and large group (voluntary)
  • Role-playing/practicing shifting from a fixed to a growth mindset
  • Watching videos
  • Completing an action plan

Course Materials:

Hand-outs will be provided during the session.

Program Policies

NASBA Statement

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