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In a very competitive workplace, outstanding performance, versus good performance, can make all the difference in opportunities for retention and advancement. Outstanding performance depends a great deal though on circumstances, the people you are interacting with, the task at hand, and your personality. Do you know what it takes to achieve your optimal performance? In this course you will discover your optimal performance profile in order to turn any situation to your performance advantage. You will (1) learn the optimal performance model, (2) apply the model to your unique profile, (3) test the model via a practical case situation, and (4) articulate your ability to use the model career success....
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Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 Weeks of Study...
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English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Clock
2 hours to complete

Good Versus Great Performance

Welcome to this module......
Reading
4 videos (Total 11 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Introduction to Achieving Your Optimal Performance5m
Instructions for Good vs. Great Performance1m
Recap of Good vs Great Performance1m
Reading4 readings
Challenges in the Modern Workplace20m
What Employers Expect55m
Developing High Performance30m
Unlocking Your Professional Potentialm
Quiz1 practice exercise
Summarizing the Speakers30m
Week
2
Clock
3 hours to complete

Models for Self-Discovery

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Reading
6 videos (Total 8 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
The Optimal Performance Model1m
Optimal Performance Model Step 11m
Introduction to the Kolb Model1m
Applying the Kolb Model1m
Recap of Models for Self-Discoverym
Reading6 readings
Employers and the OP model27m
The Conscious Competent Model5m
Personalizing the Conscious Competent Model20m
The Kolb Experiential Learning Model5m
Reflecting on the Kolb Model10m
Popular Self-Assessment Tools50m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Summarizing the Optimal Performance Model30m
Summarizing the Conscious Competence and Kolb Experiential Learning Models30m
Week
3
Clock
5 hours to complete

Applying the Models

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Reading
6 videos (Total 8 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Optimal Performance Model Step 2m
The Importance of Reflective Learningm
Journaling as Reflecting Learning2m
Optimal Performance Model Step 32m
Recap of Applying the Modelsm
Reading7 readings
The Johari Window5m
Understanding Reflective Learning3m
Applying Reflecting Learning15m
The Journaling Process15m
Journaling Assignment20m
Employee Testimonials10m
Developing Your Optimal Performance Profile30m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Review Reflection, Generalizing, and Defining30m
Week
4
Clock
2 hours to complete

Practice Through Analysis

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Reading
3 videos (Total 4 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Optimal Performance Model Step 41m
Recap of Practice Through Analysism
Reading3 readings
Daisy’s Situation20m
Ideas for Fostering an Optimal Work Environment40m
Wesley’s Situation20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Advising Daisy30m

Instructors

Bruce Dunn

Associate Dean
Extension

Rich Mayhew

Instructor
University of California, San Diego Extension

About University of California San Diego

UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory....

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