Oxbridge Academy Online Short Course: Initiative and Self-Direction

This online course provides an overview of the principal elements of initiative and self-direction and explains how these characteristics contribute to achieving goals in the workplace.
Studying this course might be a good option if:

  • You want to learn how to set and achieve work-related goals
  • You want to take control of your career and learn how to determine your own career path
  • You want to learn how to take the initiative, instead of waiting to be told what to do
Course code:


Accreditation status:

This is a non-accredited Short Learning Programme.

Course duration:

13 hours

Course fee:

Click here to view the course fee. Please note: There are no additional exam fees or external membership fees for this course.

Entry requirements:

No Matric

Subjects covered:

Lesson 1: Initiative and self-direction

  • Identify the traits of an individual with strong initiative and self-direction
  • Explain tangible and intangible success criteria when setting goals
  • Describe types of goals and techniques to reward yourself for goals achieved
  • Apply self-direction techniques to advance professional skills
Assessment and award:

Students will be required to complete an online exam. Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded an Oxbridge Academy Short Course Certificate: Initiative and Self-Direction from Oxbridge Academy. Students who obtain a score of 70% or more for this course can also claim a Badge by registering with Acclaim. This online Badge can be used on a variety of platforms to showcase the student’s professional skills and learning achievements.

Additional information:

This is an online (e-learning) course. To complete this course, students require access to the internet.

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