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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 2 sections

  1. 1 Setting Goals
  2. 2 Goal Setting in Action
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In our first section, users will learn about what goals are and why they’re important. They will also learn about a few tried and tested techniques for setting goals, including; SMART goals, the WOOP method and Anti-Goals.

A man writing down his goals

In this final section, users will have a go at setting one or two of their own goals, they might be big, small, personal or professional. And, by the end of this course, they'll have planned to improve something they do or achieve something new.

About this course

Goals are absolutely crucial for individuals who want to challenge themselves to complete specific tasks in order to help them achieve something. Without goals, you can end up feeling unmotivated, and that you have little to no control over your life.

Goals help you measure how effectively your time is being spent and help keep you motivated as you measure your progress towards them.

It's also crucial that any goals you set yourself should be 'SMART'. This means they should be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-Bound.

Simply setting a goal such as “Have a good job” isn’t a 'SMART' goal, whereas “Become a member of the senior management team by December next year” would be more applicable.

To some, this may all sound a bit daunting. However, you need to know where you want to be in the long run before you can work out what you need to do in the short term to get there.

This course, which is suitable for all levels of employees, covers the importance of setting SMART goals, the best way to set goals, and how/when goals should be reviewed.

Download our free Soft Skills white paper to learn more about why soft skills are important, what they are, and to take our soft skills self-assessment.

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The importance of Setting Goals 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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Setting Goals Training certificate

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At the end of this Setting Goals 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 Setting Goals 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.

Setting Goals Training certificate

84 real user reviews

4.6 out of 5
good but presenter spoke very quickly

This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars

Simple effective steps, great reminders

Well delivered and refreshing on keeping goals adaptable to suit your needs

Great training session

reminding me to step back occasionally and rethink Thank you

Useful and focusing

This was a really good course and helps you focus your mind, stay on target and doing it in a positive and realistic way. Useful tools for your toolbox of life I would say.

well presented

The presentation is well described and a very clear concise presenter

Very interesting.....

This course has given me something to think about.......I set goals all the time but this course has made me think about my goals on a broader scale and more in depth. I found it very interesting!

Concise and informative

This course is straight to the point and well presented

Remind to set goals

Reminding me that the difficult is achievable if taken with small ( realistic ) steps.

Why is this training important?

Business benefits

Goal setting is an extremely important skill for anybody, and it is particularly important for working professionals of all levels.

Goals can help motivate employees to develop strategies that boost their performance, and can also boost employee confidence & satisfaction upon completion of their goals.

It's important that organisations lead from the front when it comes to goal setting. This has to be done in a number of areas including the company vision, departmental & individual objectives.

Fortunately, setting goals can be relatively simple when done properly, and with the right support employees and businesses alike can thrive on success.

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