Self-Directed Trainings

TD Next Level Courses:

Take Control of Your Future - Career Development - Lewis Carroll wrote: “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” The Alice in Wonderland author meant that without a goal and a plan, you’ll wander aimlessly to nowhere. This wisdom rings especially true when it comes to career advancement, where an undeveloped idea won’t get you to your goal. In this course, you’ll learn how to map your career development plan, track progress with your manager, and add value to your role. 

Resolving Conflict with Coworkers - Getting along with coworkers can be tricky—but not impossible. This course guides you on how to work through conflict with coworkers to achieve positive outcomes. You’ll discover why workplace conflict can actually be a good thing, how to have a difficult conversation, and how to seek help when progress is at a standstill or you’re dealing with an abusive coworker.

Fundamentals for Problem-Solving - Have you ever known someone who seems to have an answer for any challenge? No matter what life throws their way, they take it in stride. While some people may just have a knack for it, the truth is that anyone can develop strong problem-solving skills. In this course, you’ll start with a five-step problem-solving process anyone can use. Then, you’ll learn some strategies and behaviors to make problem-solving easier. Finally, you’ll get tips for overcoming challenges and barriers that will inevitably come your way.

Supporting Career Growth at Brown - This course comprises four separate lessons about maximizing career growth at Brown University: A Manager's Role in Career Development; Getting to Know Employee's Strengths, Interests, and Values; Improving Employees' Job Satisfaction to Increase Motivation; How to Conduct Effective One-on-Ones