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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 2 sections

  1. 1 Ikigai: A Japanese Philosophy
  2. 2 Finding Your Ikigai
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Ikigai 4 spheres

Ikigai is a Japanese idea that can be roughly understood as the purpose or meaning of someone’s life. We’ll help staff start their own journey of discovery and give them the tools that will help them to find their purpose and recognise their own value.

Action1: Think about it

In this section, users will identify the four spheres - things you’re passionate about, things you’re good at, things the world needs and things you can be paid for - and they will think about how to fill these spheres, identify patterns between them, imagine what their life living their ikigai might look like, and finally, decide what small or big change they will make. 

About this course

There are a number of ways that you can recognise your own value and the benefits that this can bring in both your personal life and at work. You might identify your value through your relationships, your happiness, your purpose or many other things. 

This Personal Development course will look into the Japanese philosophy of Ikigai. There is no direct English translation, but it’s a term that embodies the idea of happiness in living, or your reason for getting up in the morning. It is composed of two words: iki, meaning life, and gai, describing value or worth. Westernised cultures have interpreted this philosophy into the Ikigai Venn diagram comprising of; what you love, what the world needs, what you can be paid for and what you are good at. 

This training is suitable for all levels of employees. Employers, managers, supervisors, and employees alike should be aware of their value and in turn, it could create a more supportive workplace culture.

To learn more about why soft skills are important in the modern workplace and the importance of continuous learning, download our free Soft Skills white paper

The importance of Recognising Your Value Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Recognising Value Training certificate

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At the end of this Recognising Value Training course, users will be given a printable certificate. 

In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress is all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Recognising Your Value Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Recognising Value Training Certificate

56 real user reviews

4.6 out of 5
good course

interesting hope i can make changes

Yes really good point

Good course

Introduction to self discovery

I had never heard of IKIGAI before. Now explained, it looks like a valuable tool to improve wellbeing, self-esteem and self-worth. Excellent presentation on the structure and then the actions to potentially change your life and / or your personal effectiveness.

Clear, helpful and interesting

I really enjoyed the simple way this course was structured and the useful links to further reading.

Great content in this short course

Great content. I enjoyed taking this course. It was very informative, and I enjoyed the slightly offbeat sense of humour used to get the points across. I would take more of iHasgo training, both in and out of my work. Couldnt really fault anything in particular. Thanks.

This topic was well covered

The topic was well covered, and the course was very well conceived and designed using motion graphics and real people. Could it go even further if the training gets updated? There is always room for improvement. Some courses have Q & A testing as they go along in ones and twos, and some have a longer 15 question and answer test at the end, and I think its best to have longer question and answer content at the end of each module. I just feel that it is better remembered than merely answering one or two questions correctly. For example, the GDPR is the more memorable section for me because I failed it at first, and then passed it after reviewing the content and testing myself before taking the test again weeks later.

Very informative

The course made me feel more confident in my role.


This user gave this course a rating of 1/5 stars

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