Be Assertive!

Find out how you can stop others from intimidating you or treating you poorly.
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AUD$389 RRP $599

Quick Facts

  • Delivery Method Online
  • Professional Certificate
  • 24hrs Suggested Study Time
  • 8 Weeks Access
  • Tutor Support
  • Mobile and Tablet Friendly
  • 10741 Students

What's it all about?

Are you tired of being intimidated and treated badly by others? Learn specific techniques to become more assertive in all parts of your life. Discover how people manipulate you and how you submit to being a victim. Understand the difference between passive, aggressive, and assertive behaviors, and see how inner dialogues keep people acting in passive ways. Explore ways to change your inner dialogue, such as using affirmations and visualisation, creating new labels for yourself and others, and keeping a journal.

Do you think you speak non-assertively?If so,master the skills that will empower you to talk in an assertive manner, including specific verbal techniques and phrases for a variety of situations. Anger and criticism from others are difficult to deal with, so you'll get many tips on how to handle these. And because your body can reflect an inner uncertainty, you'll learn how to use facial expressions, eye contact, gestures, and your voice to reinforce the assertive statements you're making.

You teach people how to treat you through your behaviors as well as your words, and this course will help you understand which behaviors to use with others so they perceive youas being assertive. When you begin to exhibit your new confidence in relationships, people will counter in various ways. You'll learn how to stand firm in the face of this resistance.

Get the assertiveness training you need in order tobe more confident and powerfulwith family members, friends, bosses, co-workers, professionals, service people, and even total strangers. It's your turn to speak up!

Courses are delivered to you through expertly executed lessons, online instruction and interaction with like-minded students. Our courses are designed to deliver all of the benefits of studying in a classroom whilst giving you the flexibility to study at a time and place to suit your needs. You can access your classroom 24/7 from any device with an internet connection.

New sessions of each course start monthly and last for six weeks. You’ll gain access to two lessons a week (for a total of 12 lessons) helping you pace your learning. There are no set times for you to study, you can log in and out at any time and complete the course at your own pace. Your expert tutor will guide and facilitate your course, answering any questions you have and providing guidance and feedback. You’ll complete comprehensive lessons, quizzes and assignments before submitting your final exam at the end of the course to achieve your certificate.

Session start dates are listed below. Has the start date already passed? Don’t worry, you can join a class up to 2 weeks after the start date!

Start Dates:

  • 13 November
  • 11 December
  • 15 January
  • 12 February

Who's the instructor?

Vivian Harte

As a professor at two colleges for over 14 years, Vivian Harte taught students how to build and maintain successful teams. In the workplace, she helped teams create a city's strategic energy plan, write a state's recycling manual, organise and fac... Read more

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What's involved?

  • Lesson 1- The Importance of Being Assertive
  • Lesson 2- Inner Changes to Become Assertive
  • Lesson 3- How You Lose Power Verbally
  • Lesson 4- How to be Verbally Assertive
  • Lesson 5- Creating an Assertive Body Image
  • Lesson 6- Adapting Your Message to Others' Personalities and Resistance
  • Lesson 7- Assertiveness with Your Family
  • Lesson 8- Assertiveness with Your Mate
  • Lesson 9- Assertiveness with Friends and in Social Situations
  • Lesson 10- Assertiveness in the Workplace
  • Lesson 11- Being an Assertive Consumer and Dealing with Everyday Situations
  • Lesson 12- Final Steps in Becoming Assertive

What do others think?

‘Great course. I really learned a lot about myself, family and others. I learned many life lessons about becoming assertive with family, friends,and on the job. I really appreciate the information and I am applying it with great success to my life. I strongly recommend this class to anyone but especially to women of all ages. It's never too late to learn new tricks.’

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The Learning Environment

From the moment that you enrol in Be Assertive! you will become an integral part of our learning community. You will experience the perks of classroom studies such as chatting by the water cooler or sharing your opinion on a specific task, all in your own home.

Tutor support during your learning is flawless, friendly and encouraging. You will learn from your professional tutor who is not only knowledgeable and highly skilled but is a passionate industry expert. Our ethos is that if you succeed, we succeed. As with any studies, learning can be intense, yet you will soon realise that your hard work and commitment will be both personally and professionally rewarding.

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Why Choose Vibe Learning?

Learn Your Way

We understand that everyone works at their own pace and no two students are the same. That's why when you study with Vibe Learning we provide you with all the study guidelines, tools and support you need but leave you to set the pace. You are free to complete your assessments when and where you want.

We don't break the bank

With Vibe Learning we believe that education should be accessible to anyone who wants to learn. That's why we offer some of the most competitive prices in the industry. Investing in your future is a smart choice and doesn’t have to break the bank. Whether you choose our money saving upfront prices or flexible payment plans, studying is accessible to you.

You'll get the personal attention you deserve

We are real people, providing real support every step of the way. When you study with Vibe Learning, you'll benefit from learning from professional, knowledgeable and most of all passionate industry experts.

Reap the rewards sooner rather than later

We offer a range of options from short 6 week courses through to extensive 12 month courses. Whatever your personal or professional goals, studying online with Vibe Learning provides a rewarding life changing experience which is well within your reach.

Learn real life skills

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  • The course is industry Current
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