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Certificate In Office Politics for Managers Online Course

Create & Maintain Better Relationships In Your Workplace

Create & Maintain Better Relationships In Your Workplace

You have likely experienced some form of Office Politics. Working with different personalities, opinions, backgrounds, and values is a challenge in any environment. It is an inevitable fact that when people are working together personalities can and will clash. No one is an island, so working together as a team is incredibly important for the organization and every employee.

Office Politics is about creating and maintaining better relationships. It is about communicating and working with your peers and colleagues in a way that is mutually beneficial. Employees who understand the positive aspects of Office Politics are better team members and end up being more successful and productive.

By the end of this Office Politics for Managers Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and benefits of office politics
  • Setting boundaries and ground rules for new employees
  • Learn to interact and influence among colleagues
  • Learn how to manage various personality types in the office
  • Determine how to gain support and effectively network
  • Recognize how you are a part of a group and how you function

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate (IAOTS Accredited)

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Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

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This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - New Hires

  • Company core values
  • Building relationships
  • Encourage respect
  • Setting ground rules

Module Three - It's About Interacting and Influencing

  • Dealing with different personalities
  • Build a culture of collaboration
  • Be nice to everyone (not just those who can help you)
  • Be a team player

Module Four - Dealing with Rumors, Gossip and Half-Truths

  • It's effects on morale
  • Reinforce the truth with facts
  • Do not participate
  • Deal with it swiftly

Module Five - Office Personalities (Part 1)

  • Complainer
  • Gossiper
  • Bully
  • Negative Ned / Nancy

Module Six - Office Personalities (Part 2)

  • Information keeper
  • Know-it-all
  • The apple-polisher
  • Nosey neighbour

Module Seven - Getting Support for your Projects

  • Gain trust through honesty
  • Be assertive
  • Blow your own horn
  • Make allies

Module Eight - Conflict Resolution

  • The importance of forgiveness
  • Neutralizing emotions
  • The benefits of a resolution
  • The agreement frame

Module Nine - Ethics

  • Benefits of an ethical environment
  • Lead by example
  • Ensuring ethical behavior
  • Addressing unethical behavior

Module Ten - You Are Not an Island

  • Never burn a bridge
  • Take the high road
  • Trust is a two-way street
  • Don't hide in your office

Module Eleven - Social Events Outside of Work

  • How to decline politely
  • Rules when attending
  • Meeting new people
  • Conversation dos and don'ts

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up


Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 020OPM
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6-8 Hours
Qualification: Certificate (IAOTS Accredited)