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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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Business benefits

The Japanese concept of Ikigai aims to answer the questions of 'What gets you up in the morning?' or 'What is the meaning of your life?'. Using this concept in this training, users will be able to recognise their own value. 

A big part of being able to recognise your own value or your self worth is being then able to recognise the value of others too. This can be beneficial to workplace culture, regardless of what industry you work in. 

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