Basic Business Skills to Get You on the Fast Track

Everyone wants to get on the fast track to success. But without basic business skills, you won't even find the on ramp. To get on the fast track, you have to master the basics and build from there. In this course, you will focus on the basic skills of decision making, organization, delegation, and negotiation and learn how to apply these skills in getting onto the fast track. Without these skills or the knowledge of how to use them effectively, you're going nowhere fast.

Target Audience
Anybody who wants to advance his career

Expected Duration
2.5 hours

Lesson Objectives:

Decide to Be Decisive

  • recognize the importance of learning effective decision-making skills.
  • identify the various methods of making effective decisions.
  • identify the steps in making quality decisions.
  • identify the examples of ways to make the most of a bad decision.
  • Get Organized

  • recognize the importance of learning to be organized.
  • identify the ways to get more organized.
  • identify the steps to regain control of an out-of-control desk.
  • select the methods of effectively prioritizing work.
  • Don't Be Afraid to Delegate

  • recognize the importance of learning to delegate effectively.
  • identify examples of ways to overcome resistance to delegation.
  • select examples of ways to implement effective delegation.
  • identify the steps to effective delegation.
  • Negotiation Is a Conversation

  • recognize the benefits of learning good negotiating skills.
  • identify the examples of how to view and deal with the issues from the other person's perspective.
  • choose the examples of ways to view and address the issues from a neutral perspective.
  • identify the important keys to win-win negotiations.
  • Course Number: PD0132