The Science of Success: What Researchers Know that You Should Know

Contents:

  1. Who this course is suitable for
  2. What you’ll achieve
  3. Who developed this course
  4. Apply for this course

Explore the science and research behind individual success and learn practical ways of reaching your goals at work and in life.

 

Summary

Create an action plan that helps you achieve career success and a happier life
What predicts success in life? And how can you achieve the success you desire?

On this course, alongside experts from the University of Michigan, you’ll explore decades of scientific research on what the most successful people do differently.

You’ll discover why your IQ isn’t necessarily a reliable predictor of success and why many commonly accepted beliefs are often limiting when it comes to achieving your goals.

By the end of this course, you’ll understand how small, achievable actions will help you exceed your goals faster and you’ll be able to create a plan of action to get there.

What topics will you cover?

Although this course is based on the science of success, you will learn many practical ideas that you can apply to your own life immediately, particularly in three main areas:

  • Getting better results at work (and school)
  • Achieving career success (however you define success)
  • Enjoying a meaningful, happy, and healthy life

You will also learn what predicts success in life. You will also create a personalised action plan which will help you succeed.

 

Who this course is suitable for

This course is for anyone who’d like to know how to plan for a more meaningful, happy, and healthy life or career!

 

What you’ll achieve

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Apply and learn four strategies for success that researchers have discovered that the most successful people do differently than others
  • Apply the lessons you learn in this course to your own life immediately, which will bring you closer to achieving your most treasured life goals

 

Who developed this course

University of Michigan
As the #1 public research university in the United States, U-M has been a leader in research, learning, and teaching for more than 200 years, with 102 Grad programs in the top 10 — U.S. News & World Report (2019).

 

Apply for this course

  • To apply for a funded position on this course, please complete the form below.

    Who is eligible to apply
    • Applications are open to local authority staff only.
    • Applicants may only submit an application for 1 certified course at a time. Upon completion of that course, an application for further training can be submitted.
    • Applicants are expected to begin the course within one month of their application being accepted.

    Please allow 7 days for us to process your application.

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Course provider

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