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Developing Social Skills Course Outline

Developing Social Skills (for the Workplace) is a unique training program designed to advance social skills in 13 to 17 year olds. The program builds confidence and resilience, and promotes positive interaction in business and social situations through awareness activities and practical delivery.

 

Module One: Demonstrate Physical Intellect

“The visible interpretation of the mental state”


  • (How someone feels on the inside is reflected in their actions and attitudes)
  • Recognise high and low road reactions
  • Recognise emotional states of others and demonstrate appropriate behaviour
  • Analyse facial expressions
  • Identify positive and negative dialogue
  • Discover personal explanatory style
  • Evaluate and utilise optimistic attitudes
  • Utilise critical thinking skills to evaluate set-backs
  • Action positive internal dialogue to overcome set-backs
  • Analyse social networks and construct a personal network map
  • Connect social and emotional boundaries with the five senses
  • Evaluate and demonstrate appropriate confidence
  • Choose happiness using gratitude and appreciating personal strengths

 

Module Two: Utilise Appropriate Business and Social Manners

“Recognise and exercise the rules of engagement in social, business and cultural environments while observing consideration for the individual”


  • Research the development of tribal behaviour in humans
  • Locating the origins of cultural practices
  • Recognise group rules and individual roles within the group structure
  • Identify behaviour associated with specific events within a culture
  • Differentiating Etiquette and Manners
  • Learn international cultural manners and accepted practices
  • Develop and apply cultural attunement
  • Apply the time/space/context concepts to a cultural situation
  • Identify the human grooming process
  • Apply appropriate introduction protocols
  • Learn and role-play conversational skills
  • Apply international dining skills
  • Apply appropriate interaction with people with a disability

 

Module 3: Personal Presentation and Dress Codes

“Recognise that every situation has a dress code as part of the human group process”


  • Analyse the theory and purpose of the first impression
  • Apply the principles of the successful first impression
  • Identify the three rules of personal presentation
  • Identify the four levels of the business casual dress code
  • Identify the dress code for a specific interview situation
  • Identify the purpose and application of social dress codes
  • Analyse dress codes for specific events
Developing Social Skills (for the Workplace) is a unique training program designed to advance social skills in 13 to 17 year olds. The program builds confidence and resilience, and promotes positive interaction in business and social situations through awareness activities and practical delivery.
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Module One: Demonstrate Physical Intellect
“The visible interpretation of the mental state”
(How someone feels on the inside is reflected in their actions and attitudes)
Recognise high and low road reactions
Recognise emotional states of others and demonstrate appropriate behaviour
Analyse facial expressions
Identify positive and negative dialogue
Discover personal explanatory style
Evaluate and utilise optimistic attitudes
Utilise critical thinking skills to evaluate set-backs
Action positive internal dialogue to overcome set-backs
Analyse social networks and construct a personal network map
Connect social and emotional boundaries with the five senses
Evaluate and demonstrate appropriate confidence
Choose happiness using gratitude and appreciating personal strengths

Module Two: Utilise Appropriate Business and Social Manners
“Recognise and exercise the rules of engagement in social, business and cultural environments while observing consideration for the individual”
Research the development of tribal behaviour in humans
Locating the origins of cultural practices
Recognise group rules and individual roles within the group structure
Identify behaviour associated with specific events within a culture
Differentiating Etiquette and Manners
Learn international cultural manners and accepted practices
Develop and apply cultural attunement
Apply the time/space/context concepts to a cultural situation
Identify the human grooming process
Apply appropriate introduction protocols
Learn and role-play conversational skills
Apply international dining skills
Apply appropriate interaction with people with a disability

Module 3: Personal Presentation and Dress Codes
“Recognise that every situation has a dress code as part of the human group process”
Analyse the theory and purpose of the first impression
Apply the principles of the successful first impression
Identify the three rules of personal presentation
Identify the four levels of the business casual dress code
Identify the dress code for a specific interview situation
Identify the purpose and application of social dress codes
Analyse dress codes for specific events 
 
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