Personal Development Online Training

Enroll in Individual Courses or the Full Program to Save $2500

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Prerequisites: HS Diploma/GED, basic PC skills, and familiarity with the Internet


Partnership with the City University of New York (CUNY)

Queens College Professional & Continuing Studies (PCS) and Emerging Technologies Institute (ETI) have partnered to deliver ETI’s online career training programs to potential students interested in the option of online instruction.

Select one option:
1. Register with Queens College – Complete the PCS Registration Form
2. Register with ETI – Complete the ETI enrollment agreement (OLT-QTR)

Once registered, click on “Enroll Today” to process your payment.

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Personal Development – Online Training Program

Do you fill your life with many activities and then find it’s tricky getting a good balance between them? Getting the balance right can provide you with tremendous payback, but where does this balance lie? You want to feel fulfilled and in harmony with yourself and your world. You know finding a balance is good for you, and impacts positively on your family, friends, and coworkers.

Getting and keeping your career on track takes careful planning. Those who wait for opportunities to come knocking may be left behind. Approaching your career proactively and being able to recognize opportunities to move ahead are key to smart career management. It starts with knowing yourself and what you want to do so that you can align your career moves with your goals.

Our online personal development training program teaches the candidates how to optimize their performance on the job while doing business professionally and generating creative and innovative ideas. The candidates also learn how to plan for effective time and ultimately career management, as well as problem solving and decision making techniques. They are taught the basis of critical thinking, peer relationship, and business ethics. They also learn how to persevere and be resilient while performing under pressure.

Occupational Objective for the personal development training program: Supervisor, Team Leader, Office Manager

Program: 140 clock hours


Course Listing – Online Personal Development Training Program

Enroll in individual courses below – Or enroll in full program to save $2500



Regularly $5,050

Course Delivery Online
Duration 14-Week Quarter
$25 Registration Fee Included in Price
Certificate/Diploma Yes with Final Score
Availability Now Available



Doing Business Professionally

  • Working for Your Inner Boss: Personal Accountability
  • Managing from Within: Self-empowerment
  • Goals and Setting Goals
  • Creating a Positive Attitude
  • Pursuing Successful Lifelong Learning
  • Reframing Negative Situations
  • Doing Business Professionally Simulation

Optimizing Your Work/Life Balance

  • Optimizing Your Work/Life Balance: Analyzing Your Life Balance
  • Optimizing Your Work/Life Balance: Maintaining Your Life Balance
  • Optimizing Your Work/Life Balance: Taking Control of Your Stress
  • Employee Exhaustion: Managing a Well-Balanced Workload
  • Creating Work/Life Balance
  • Balancing Your Responsibilities Simulation

Diversity on the Job

  • Diversity on the Job: The Importance of Diversity and the Changing Workplace
  • Diversity on the Job: Diversity and You
  • Developing Workplace Diversity Awareness Simulation
  • Instituting a Dress Code
  • Workplace Diversity: Assessing Your Organization

Telecommuting and the Remote Employee

  • Telecommuting Basics: Maximizing Productivity as a Remote Employee
  • Telecommuting Basics: Communication Strategies for the Remote Employee

Generating Creative & Innovative Ideas

  • Generating Creative and Innovative Ideas: Enhancing Your Creativity
  • Generating Creative and Innovative Ideas: Maximizing Team Creativity
  • Generating Creative and Innovative Ideas: Verifying and Building on Ideas

Managing Your Career

  • Managing Your Career: Creating a Plan
  • Managing Your Career: Getting on the Right Track
  • Managing Your Career: Professional Networking Essentials
  • Managing Your Career: You and Your Boss
  • Managing Your Career: Leveraging the Performance Appraisal
  • Managing Your Relationship with Your Boss Simulation

Effective Time Management

  • Time Management: Analyzing Your Use of Time
  • Time Management: Planning and Prioritizing Your Time
  • Time Management: Avoiding Time Stealers

Problem Solving and Decision-Making Strategies

  • Problem Solving: The Fundamentals
  • Problem Solving: Determining and Building Your Strengths
  • Problem Solving: Digging Deeper
  • Decision Making: The Fundamentals
  • Decision Making: Tools and Techniques
  • Decision Making: Making Tough Decisions

Dealing with Organizational Change

  • Understanding Organizational Change
  • Preparing for Organizational Change
  • Embracing Organizational Change

Critical Thinking Essentials

  • Critical Thinking Essentials: What Is Critical Thinking?
  • Critical Thinking Essentials: Applying Critical Thinking Skills

Building and Maintaining Trust

  • Building Trust
  • Rebuilding Trust
  • Rebuilding Trust

Personal Productivity Improvement

  • Personal Productivity Improvement: Managing Your Workspace
  • Personal Productivity: Self-organization and Overcoming Procrastination
  • Personal Productivity Improvement: Managing Tasks and Maximizing Productivity




Peer Relationships

  • The Value of Peer Relationships
  • Developing Strategic Peer Relationships in Your Organization
  • Forming Peer Relationships and Alliances at Work

Business Ethics

  • Introduction to Workplace Ethics
  • Developing a Code of Ethical Conduct
  • Ethical Decision-making in the Workplace
  • Ethical Self-Promotion

Living and Working Abroad in the United States

  • American Work Culture and Values
  • Key Aspects of the American Work Environment
  • Communicating Successfully in the American Workplace
  • Succeeding in the American Workplace

Interviewing Strategies for the Interviewee

  • Preparing for an Internal Interview
  • Making a Positive Impression in an Internal Interview

Campus to Corporate

  • Campus to Corporate: Meeting New Expectations
  • Campus to Corporate: Developing a Professional Image

Public Speaking Strategies

  • Public Speaking Strategies: Preparing Effective Speeches
  • Public Speaking Strategies: Confident Public Speaking

Performance under Pressure

  • Developing the Right Attitude for Performing under Pressure
  • Taking Action for Performing under Pressure
  • Performing with Others under Pressure

Business Etiquette and Professionalism

  • Developing Your Reputation of Professionalism with Business Etiquette
  • Professionalism, Business Etiquette, and Personal Accountability
  • Communicating with Professionalism and Etiquette
  • Using Business Etiquette to Build Professional Relationships
  • Business Etiquette in Introductions

Perseverance and Resilience

  • Developing Character for Perseverance and Resilience
  • Achieving Goals through Perseverance and Resilience
  • Bouncing Back with Perseverance and Resilience
  • Persevering through Setbacks


  • Developing Character for Decisiveness
  • Overcoming the Barriers to Decisiveness

Writing Under Pressure

  • Writing under Pressure: Preparing for Success
  • Writing under Pressure: The Writing Process

Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Solving Problems: Framing the Problem
  • Solving Problems: Generating and Evaluating Alternatives
  • Making and Carrying Out Tough Decisions

Thinking Critically

  • Thinking Critically: Coming to Terms with Assumptions
  • Thinking Critically: Getting Your Arms around Arguments
  • Thinking Critically: Drawing Conclusions with Confidence

Perseverance at Work

  • Forging Ahead with Perseverance and Resilience
  • Reaching Goals Using Perseverance and Resilience
  • Perseverance: Flexibility in Action

Building, Rebuilding and Sustaining Trust

  • The Building Blocks of Building Trust
  • The Fruits of Integrity: Building Trust at Work

Improving Your Work/Life Balance

  • Taking Stock of Your Work/Life Balance
  • Staying Balanced in a Shifting World
  • Take a Deep Breath and Manage Your Stress
  • Managing Workplace Stress




Navigating through Organizational Change

  • Organizations Change So Get Ready
  • Redefining Yourself after Organizational Change
  • Managing the Stress of Organizational Change
  • The Importance of Flexibility in the Workplace
  • Developing Organizational Agility

Improving Your Personal Productivity

  • Organize Your Physical and Digital Workspace
  • Avoid Procrastination by Getting Organized Instead
  • Maximize Your Productivity by Managing Time and Tasks
  • Achieve Productivity in Your Personal Life

Polishing Your Professional Edge

  • Becoming an Accountable Professional
  • Becoming Your Own Best Boss
  • Becoming More Professional through Business Etiquette
  • Developing a Personal Accountability Framework
  • Safe Small Talk
  • Broadening Your Learning Horizons
  • Managing Goals
  • Targeting Personal Learning

360 Degree Relationships

  • Cultivating Relationships with Your Peers
  • Building Your Professional Network
  • Building Rapport with Your Boss
  • Peer Political Styles
  • Building Better Relationships through Understanding
  • Building Peer Relationships

Diversity on the Job

  • Bridging the Diversity Gap
  • Your Role in Workplace Diversity
  • Understanding Workplace Diversity
  • Managing Diversity

Performing Under Pressure

  • Managing Pressure and Stress to Optimize Your Performance

Managing Your Career

  • Developing your Career
  • Developing a Plan to Further Your Career
  • Getting Your Career on the Right Track
  • Using Performance Appraisals to Advance Your Career
  • Conquering Career Stagnation
  • Building and Managing Upward Relationships
  • Planning Your Career
  • Exploring Self-Development

Business Ethics Essentials

  • Developing Your Business Ethics
  • Office Politics – What Will You Do?
  • Ethics, Integrity and Trust
  • The Ethics Enigma

Public Speaking Strategies

  • Writing and Preparing an Effective Speech
  • Conquering the Challenges of Public Speaking

Creativity in the Workplace

  • Unleashing Personal and Team Creativity
  • Verifying and Building on Creative Ideas
  • Getting Ready to Present

Time Management

  • Too Much to Do and Too Little Time
  • Quit Making Excuses and Make Time Instead
  • Ready, Set…FOCUS!
  • Aligning Goals and Priorities to Manage Time
  • Make the Time You Need: Get Organized
  • The Art of Staying Focused
  • Coping with Information Overload
  • Prioritizing Personal and Professional Responsibilities
  • Planning for Interruptions Helps With Procrastination
  • Setting and Managing Priorities
  • Coping with Conflicting Priorities
  • Setting Goals
  • Getting Time Under Control
  • The Dangers of Multitasking




Discovering Your Strengths

  • Uncovering and Utilizing Your Talents and Skills
  • Self-improvement for Lifelong Success
  • Establishing Self-confidence for Life

Overcoming Procrastination

  • Procrastination: Admitting it is the First Step
  • Beating Procrastination by Boosting Your Creativity and Drive

Improving Your Memory

  • Improving Your Memory Skills

Improving Your Reading Speed

  • Improving Your Reading Speed and Comprehension

Unconscious Bias

  • Understanding Unconscious Bias
  • Overcoming Your Own Unconscious Biases
  • Overcoming Unconscious Bias in the Workplace

Facing Problems and Making Decisions

  • Getting to the Root of a Problem
  • Defining Alternative Solutions to a Problem
  • Choosing and Using the Best Solution
  • Playing the Devil’s Advocate in Decision Making
  • Turning Problems Around with Reverse Brainstorming
  • Uncovering the Root Problem
  • Problem Solving: Process, Tools, and Techniques
  • Decisions: Making the Right Move
  • Managing Projects with no Direct Authority
  • Ensuring Management Buy-in on a Project
  • Managing Conflict in Project Team
  • Managing Scope on a Project
  • Weighing the Costs of Project Change
  • Managing Vendor Relationships
  • Anticipating and Solving Problems as a Project Champion
  • Addressing Stakeholder Conflicts
  • Portfolios, Programs, and Projects: What’s the Difference?
  • Controlling Project Cost
  • Project Management Essentials
  • Supporting Project Managers

Developing Your Critical Thinking Skills

  • Confronting Your Assumptions
  • Investigating Arguments
  • Reaching Sound Conclusions
  • Critical Thinking
  • Applying your Best Thinking

Creating Lasting Organizational Change

  • Facilitating Sustainable Change
  • Moving Forward with Change Planning
  • Making Change Stick
  • Communicating Properly During Layoffs
  • Involving Employees in Corporate Change
  • Communicating Organizational Change
  • Beyond Change: Working with Agility
  • Developing People
  • Instituting a Quality Improvement Program