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The Problem Solver's Toolbox
Problem-solving is consistently rated as one of the highest sought out skills across the industries worldwide. In today’s world, to succeed in the academic and professional world, the need for becoming a good problem solver is paramount.
The course approaches problem solving in a strategic and systematic way, aiming to provide foundational skills of problem solving applicable across many disciplines and types of problems. It entails concepts, frameworks, and strategic approaches to problem solving. Following the concepts and strategies, the course demonstrates the application of the learned concepts, frameworks, and strategies through real-world problems, adapted to the needs of analytical admissions and job placement exams.
The course is prepared for anybody who wants to learn problem solving in a strategic and systematic way. The course is especially helpful for students who want to ace admissions and job placement exams since we tried to incorporate topics that are tested across the admissions and job placement assessments. Learners from any background can take this course.
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Beyond Aspiration: Meeting Goals and Challenges
While virtually everyone sets goals at the start of a year, only some achieve them successfully. What separates those who achieve goals from those who fail? Is there any technique you can follow that would keep you on track and make achieving goals easier? Should we set smaller goals to increase the likelihood of achieving them?
This course will teach you some simple but effective techniques on how to achieve your goals. In this two-week long course, you will learn how to create a vision, set milestones, make public commitments, and keep yourself accountable to others. By setting clearly defined goals, you can measure your progress and keep track of your achievements.
This course uses a combination of video lectures, text summary, and a quiz to help learners understand each concept before proceeding to the next. Whereas appropriate, the course provides template documents so that the learners can put their learnings into practice.
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Critical Thinking for Professional Success
If you can think critically, you are an asset to your company! When employees use information from a broader and more neutral perspective, a team excels in comprehensive and sustainable decision making.
This course on critical thinking will pave a way for any learner who is eager to improve his decision-making skills. It discusses a number of key elements that elaborate on different concepts objectively and considers various facts to reach a sound and logical conclusion. With relevant explanations and examples, this course will teach you how to identify and break down problems into small sections, sync theories with real-life problems, ask questions and provide solutions, and some common pitfalls that require quick actions. After completing the course, you will be able to bring creative solutions to the table and help the business evolve and become competitive.
Like all other courses at BYLCx, this course uses a combination of video lectures, text summary, and a quiz to help learners understand each concept perfectly before proceeding to the next. Whereas appropriate, the course provides template documents so that the learners can put their learnings into practice.
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Creative Thinking in a Rapidly Changing Workplace
One of the more common misconceptions about creativity is that it is an inherent trait and cannot be learnt. However, if you start to see creative thinking as a process which helps you communicate new ideas in an innovative and engaging way, look at problems from diverse perspectives, and generate novel solutions, you soon understand that creative thinking skills can be developed. You can train yourself to break away from routine and habit to tap into your creative self.
In this course, you will be introduced to a set of behaviors and techniques that will augment your ability to generate novel ideas or solutions to problems. You will learn what hinders us from being creative and how to overcome them. While some of the tools discussed in the course are suited to be used on your own, others work well for a group enabling you to facilitate group sessions for a better creative outcome.
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Innovation for Change Makers
Innovation generally refers to changing processes or coming up with better replacements, products, or ideas. Often times innovators are deemed as creative. But it takes a bit more to turn a good idea into a useful one.
This course will guide you through the process of innovation, introduce you to components that may trigger innovation and help you put your ideas in a useful context. By the end of the four-week course, you will be equipped with techniques that will not only help generate creative ideas but help you turn your idea into a business venture. Whether you are just starting out in the business world or are an experienced professional, this course will help you achieve your goals.
The course uses a combination of video lectures, text summary, and a quiz to help learners understand each concept perfectly before proceeding to the next. Where appropriate, the course provides additional documents so that the learners can put their learnings into practice.
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Overcoming Procrastination: Tools and Tactics
Do you often find yourself delaying a task in hand? We usually procrastinate when a certain task becomes difficult or requires more motivation than we have in a given moment. It actually deteriorates the quality of work, sometimes even links to lower salary provision or unemployment.
This course on beating procrastination is for those who want to overcome this habit and become active in their lifestyles- be it personal or professional. Here, we will discuss some salient strategies to conquering procrastination that individuals have found effective and feasible. Ranging from the definition to reasons and effective solutions- this course is a complete guide to fight any distraction or interruption causing procrastination. You will learn to set your priorities and overcome the creative blocks that hinder your progress and limit your time management sense once you go through the curriculum.
Like all other courses at BYLCx, this course uses a combination of video lectures, text summary, and a quiz to help learners understand each concept perfectly before proceeding to the next. Whereas appropriate, the course provides template documents so that the learners can put their learnings into practice.
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Growth Mindset
Decades of research by world-renowned Stanford Professor Carol Dweck have led to the discovery of two types of mindsets: fixed and growth. The fixed mindset is the belief that intelligence is inherited and cannot be changed with effort and hard work. Whereas growth mindset is the belief that through hard work, practice and effort, intelligence can be improved and increased. Carol’s research shows students with a growth mindset have higher levels of success in almost all areas of human endeavor.
In this course, you will learn about the growth mindset, its benefits, and how it can impact your growth in the long run. Most importantly you will learn how to effectively use techniques to develop a growth mindset to carry you on the wings of success.
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Volunteerism for Social Change
‘Volunteerism for Social Change’ is a course designed to highlight the different aspects of volunteerism. The course focuses on the benefits and leadership skills that volunteerism offers. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the basics of volunteerism, leadership in volunteerism, communication skills, different scopes of volunteerism, and the importance of mental wellbeing in volunteerism. This course will help students to broaden their vision to serve humanity and see more opportunities in causing social change through volunteerism.
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