Personal Skills Training for Professional Excellence

Course 297

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Language: English
  • 16 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation

In this Personal Skills Training course, you will learn how to make the best use of your strengths and talents to manage challenging situations and add value to your organisation. You will also learn how to: 

  • Develop behaviors and competencies that help you focus on your purpose 
  • Further develop your networks and expertise 
  • Build a reputation for delivering optimal results 

Personal Skills Training for Professional Excellence Delivery Methods

  • In-Person

  • Online

Personal Skills Training for Professional Excellence Course Benefits

Work effectively with different personality types

Maintain focus under pressure

Build your professional reputation

Work productively within your organisation's political environment

Continue learning and face new challenges with after-course one-on-one instructor coaching

Personal Skills Course Outline

In this module, you will learn about: 

  • Key characteristics of professional people 
  • The components of personal effectiveness 

In this module, you will learn how to: 

  • Evaluate your aptitudes, personal style, and development areas 
  • Apply the Multiple Intelligences Model 
  • Assess your natural talents and personal values

In this module, you will learn how to: 

  • Operate with ethics and integrity 
  • Understand the core elements of professional excellence 
  • Recognise the source of your professional power and further develop it 
  • Adapt a proactive approach to building your power

In this module, you will learn how to:  

  • Recognize limiting beliefs and personal restrictors 
  • Enhance your emotional intelligence (EI)  
  • Understand the dynamics of human interaction 
  • Interpret language and behavior to understand motives and intentions 
  • Manage different personal styles

In this module, you will learn how to:  

  • Collaborate with difficult coworkers 
  • Keep your meetings constructive and professional 
  • Understand different personal styles and adopt a collaborative approach

In this module, you will learn how to: 

  • Network to enhance your influence  
  • Craft your personal brand 
  • Demonstrate political intelligence 
  • Navigate the power and politics in your organisation 
  • Be assertive without aggression  
  • Defuse disagreement with active listening 

In this module, you will learn how to: 

  • Harness the power of positive psychology 
  • Develop short-term coping mechanisms for stress 
  • Align your strengths with your purpose 
  • Find a balance and become the best version of yourself 

In this module, you will learn how to: 

  • Choose your personal and professional future 
  • Look at the big picture and create goals for the future  
  • Address resistance and established patterns that might be getting in the way of your goals 
  • Commit to a plan of action to achieve your goals 

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Personal Skills Training FAQs

Personal skills are the strengths within yourself that make you who you are and professional skills are how you incorporate your personal skills efficiently into your organisation.

Personal skills in business can include, but are not limited to leadership, time management, adaptable, dependable, and responsible.

Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.

Yes, you can receive PDUs from the Personal Skills for Professional Excellence course.

To find out how many PDUs you can receive, check out the PMI Q&A List ›