Flokkur: Námsbrautir

Valuable employee

Next course: October 18th - December 10th. (with notice of possible changes) 

120 hours

Who is this course for?

Employees who want to develop their IT and communication skills at work.

People considering career change.

People seeking employment. 

What you will learn:

  • How you can use your education in Iceland
  • You will get an overview of learning opportunities and the Icelandic educational system
  • Taking notes
  • Efficient learning methods
  • Cooperative learning
  • Character strengths
  • Communication in a group and active listening
  • Negotiations
  • Debate
  • Human resources management
  • Qualities of a good workplace
  • Workplace culture
  • Project management
  • Goal setting
  • Online jobsearch
  • Online communication (in Icelandic):


-social media



-team communication programs


  • Graphic design:

-Pictues and ads

  • Graphic  design:



-cover letter

  • Spread sheets:

-home budget

-project management

-project budget

  • Job interview














Valuable employee is taught according to curriculum published by The Education and Training Service Centre and attested by The Directorate of Education.

The course is subsidized by the Education Fund.

Further information

Rut Magnúsdóttir. Sími 580-1800. Netfang: rut@mimir.is

María Stefanía Stefánsdóttir. Sími 580-1800. Netfang: maria@mimir.is

Admission requirements

a. Those who are 18 years or older without secondary education 
b. Those who have applied for study funding from the Directorate of labour

Study evaluation

Study evaluation is based on attendance and how active the student is during classes. Attendance required. No final test.


Höfðabakki 9, 110 Reykjavík


The course is subsidized by the Education Funds of trade unions. Students need to pay for the course beforehand and present the original bill to their trade union for funding/subsidy. The Unemployed can apply for up to 75% subsidy to the Directorate of labour.  

 Námsstyrkir | Vinnumálastofnun (vinnumalastofnun.is)

Study plan

October 4th - November 26th. 12:30-16:00 (with notice of possible changes) 


Full admission 45000 kr. Directorate of labour subsidies up to 75% of the admission fee.

 Námsstyrkir | Vinnumálastofnun (vinnumalastofnun.is)



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