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Creating Impact and Presence in the Virtual World

Learn what governs professional success in a virtual world.

Understand the logistics of operating in this everchanging global workplace, and discover how to truly excel in your career.

This course is sponsored by Pacific Lutheran University in collaboration with SkillUp Online.

Creating Impact and Presence in the Virtual World Highlights

Course enrollment

Starts on

21 December 2021

Enrollment closes on
21 December 2021

  Course duration

Duration

  • 4 weeks, online
    at 2 hrs/week
  Course Fee

Fee

US$99

Course enrollment

Starts on

21 December 2021

Enrollment closes on
21 December 2021

Course duration

Duration

  • 4 weeks, online
    at 2 hrs/week
Course Fee

Fee

US$99

Starting and building a career in a world that is in a state of flux is not easy. The global workplace is constantly changing. To succeed, it’s critical to understand the rules that are in play, and how to navigate those rules to deliver impact and presence.

This course focuses on creating individual strategies to drive growth and advancement. The concepts relating to career success in the virtual world are closely assessed, and emphasis is placed on how to understand the rules and use them to your advantage. Overall, you will learn how to leverage the benefits of remote working, without being hindered by the negative aspects it brings too, and in turn enjoy the prospect of a flourishing career.

For learners keen to develop tangible and actionable strategies for driving impact and presence in the virtual world, Creating Impact and Presence in the Virtual World will provide you with the tools you need to excel whilst operating remotely in a global workplace.

This career-changing course comprises four purposely designed modules that take you on a carefully defined development path. 

It is an instructor-led program which runs to a fixed schedule, with set start and finish dates. It is driven forward by your instructor and features eight hours of interactive workshops through an online and interactive interface. You will, however, have time to complete an additional four hours of homework assignments in your own time outside of the live sessions. And you will be encouraged to stay connected with your learning community, mentors, and instructors through the program discussion space.

Your Certificate of Completion will be issued once you have successfully finished the course. 

After completing this course, you will:

  • Understand the long and short migration to the virtual workplace.
  • Know how to leverage the pros of working remotely.
  • Understand how to avoid the cons of working remotely.
  • Be equipped with top strategies for creating impact and presence in the virtual world.
  • Understand how to effectively build your brand in the virtual world.
  • Understand how to establish executive and professional presence in the virtual world.

The ideal learner for this course is one who wants to advance their career and increase their impact and presence in the new virtual workplace. The course is designed to teach you how to successfully understand and navigate the new rules that apply to the new remote work environment.

There are no prerequisites for this course. The concepts and subject matter apply to all learners.

Course Outline

Course Outline
How the Course is Graded
How the Course is Structured
How to Plan to Take this Course and Your Schedule
Prework Instructions
Self-Assessment
Week 1 Requirements
Week 1 Objectives
Instructions for Attending the Virtual Workshop
Summary and Takeaways
Week 2 Requirements
Week 2 Objectives
Homework/Asynchronous Assignment 1
Homework/Asynchronous Assignment 2
Instructions for Attending the Virtual Workshop
Summary and Takeaways
Week 3 Requirements
Week 3 Objectives
Homework Assignment 1
Homework Assignment 2
Instructions for Attending the Virtual Workshop
Summary and Takeaways
Week 4 Requirements
Week 4 Objectives
Homework Assessments
Final Exam
Summary and Takeaways
Post Course Evaluation / Survey Feedback
Course Certificate

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Once you have completed this course, you will earn your certificate.

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FAQs

Creating Impact and Presence in the Virtual World is a course tailored specifically to individuals keen to develop their career. Individuals who have Executive Presence in the virtual world are more likely to make the impact they need to be considered for promotion and other job opportunities. If you’re keen to understand and learn the rules that apply to operating professionally in a remote/virtual environment, then this is the ideal course for you.

This course has been designed to help ambitious individuals navigate the virtual world of remote working. If you’re keen to understand how you can leverage remote working to your professional advantage, and how to avoid the pitfalls involved too, this is an excellent course for you to take. It will also equip you with valuable strategies for building your personal brand so that your professional presence stands out above those around you.

Creating Impact and Presence in the Virtual World is an instructor-led course. Live workshops take place at set times, and the modules start and finish on set dates. However, when you enroll, you will find in your dashboard that you have access to the course information and workshop materials from the start of the course. There will be work you need to do to prepare for each workshop, therefore you will have the necessary access to the videos etc. to familiarize yourself with the relevant materials before the live workshops take place.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will earn your PLU Certificate of Completion. And don’t forget, you will also have discovered how to create impact and presence when working in a virtual world.

Creating Impact and Presence in the Virtual World is an instructor-led course. You will benefit from live workshops that are aired at pre-set times. Your assignments will also be due by set dates. However, you will have the opportunity to enjoy some self-paced work as well, for you will need to prepare for the workshops in your own time.

To give you an idea of how much time you should allocate to your learning, the course lasts for 4 weeks, and we estimate you need to dedicate approximately 2 hours a week to your studies.