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For employees who are struggling to meet commitments or who just want to increase the quality of work, this course is for you. Learn how to tap into your creativity to deliver a higher level of performance, while also taking action to create accountability for your results. When you take action to increase your contribution, you will not only be contributing to the organization at a higher level, you will also be more skilled and effective in your job too. * This module is approved for 8 hours of PDU credit
Project management is the discipline of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables) undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value. This course aids project managers to focus on the skills required to lead and manage effective and successful projects. Start of your Project Management journey with this course for managers. - Be able to assess a project's status as a manager. - Set team expectations for reporting and sharing project and task status - Determine how quick and informative project information will be delivered from the team - Discuss with the team why problems and difficult information must be shared right away
This advanced course aids project managers to continue building the skills required to lead and manage effective and successful projects. Continue your Project Management journey with this course for managers. - Be able to monitor a project's status as a manager. - Set objective evaluations for proposals - Understand the need to advocate for interests and the need to be open to different solutions - Know how to manage your projects on top of personal job scopes
Remote Leadership Toolkit: Getting Started: For Business and Project Management
Telecommuting will soon be the new buzzword in organizational structures. Designed for anyone who manages and leads others remotely, the Remote Leadership Toolkit: Getting Started provides remote leaders the tools they need to be successful leaders, no matter where their employees work in the world. Maximize your influence and leadership skills even from out of the office. - Understanding the uniqueness of a virtual environment and shifting your mindset to fit - Picking up the unique leadership skills needed to lead others remotely and build trust - Learn the skills needed to plan and lead successful virtual meetings - Leave a positive impact on your team This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU) .
Providing Resources for Success: For Business & Project Management
Resources are often limited and should always be maximised to bring out the best in a team or department. Managers will learn how to provide the resources employees need to successfully deliver their objectives and achieve team goals. Smart intelligent resource use and sharing will raise your management level up by notches. - Evaluate your resource management abilities - Determine and help employees identify the resources they need to be successful - Create a resource management agenda customized to the needs of customers and employees to improve efficiency - Know how to resource the correct material This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU)
Onboarding New Employees the First Year
Learn the tips and tricks to manage a new hire's first year in the organization. This course will show managers how to work with new hires during their first year to become fully integrated employees. Maximize the potential of your new hire in their first year with the organization. - Develop coaching and informative skills to ensure the new hire understands their scope of work - Reconnect new hires with their work and achievements while giving ample room to explore and develop - Receive and provide feedback to new hires from their networks within the company - Know how to engage new employees into the organization This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Onboarding New Employees at the Start: For Business and Project Management
New employees are part and parcel of every organization and they always take time and need assistance to fit in. Managers will learn how to work with new hires during the first few weeks of their employment in this course. Learn how to incorporate fresh hires into your organization. - Understand what new hires expect on their first day - Establish first week deliverables to define goals and expectations - Ensure a cohesive environment with new hires meeting co-workers - Develop new skills through coaching by yourself and others to develop your new hires This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Meeting Management: For Business & Project Management
Meetings are part and parcel of every manager's office schedule. This course will help managers learn how to lead and facilitate effective meetings. Make meetings more productive and time efficient. - Design and conduct effective meetings - Be a member of importance in meetings - Define the roles in meetings and create behaviour expectations to stay focused - Know how to be productive in meetings This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Managing for Success: For Business & Project Management
Building off of Management Essentials, this course aids managers to continue developing their ability to manage, inspire and lead employees towards success. Manage for success and understand the needs of your team, colleagues and subordinates alike. - Motivate your team the right way and understand their needs. - Build lasting relationships that will help you find effective workplace solutions. - Develop work-life balance that will reinforce your team's integrity. - Solicit ideas in a speak-freely environment to develop teams that can understand their customers' need. This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Management Essentials: For Business & Project Management
With increased responsibility comes the need for new skills and an expanded perspective of your organization. This course will help managers build the basic management skills required to coach employees, deliver feedback and recognize the achievements of others. Learn effective management skills to improve workplace cohesiveness. - Understand the needs of your employees - Create great team environments and build employee satisfaction - Learn to conduct performance reviews and departure interviews - Make use of feedback and opinions to become even better! This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Leading the Organization Strategy: For Business & Project Management
Every organization has leadership, in some form or another. The quality of this leadership may leave a lot to be desired, or perhaps it is ostensibly amazing. Most leaders see the value in improving themselves, as well as the organizations they pilot. The challenge many of them face is seeking out the pain points and beginning their strategy from there. Organization strategy is important in helping you deliver your company's goals and to maximize the skills of your employees. Managers need to develop their ability to lead others towards achieving the organization strategy. Be the one that leads organization strategy and make your mark. - Develop integrity expectations and show employees how to support the organization's goals and strategy - Connect work with company objectives with your thoughts as a leader - Capture and share learning and best practices so others can drive the strategy for you - Know how to align your tasks with the organization strategy This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Leadership Essentials: For Business & Project Management
Leaders help themselves and others to do the right things. They set direction, build an inspiring vision, and create something new. Leadership is about mapping out where you need to go to "win" as a team or an organization; and it is dynamic, exciting, and inspiring. Become a reliable leader and lead with vision. This course helps managers build the leadership skills required to lead the organization strategy, retain top talent and communicate the organization vision. Be the best leader you can be. - Learn behaviors and actions to demonstrate your integrity as a leader - Connect your employees' goals with your organization's vision - Align company resources to strategic priorities - Understand innovation norms and expectations This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU). This course is eligible for UTAP funding.
Giving Great Feedback: For Business & Project Management
While giving and receiving feedback can be a delicate process, there's no doubting its value in helping to identify issues and solve them. Feedbacks must be handled in a positive manner so that it can do what it's intended to do. This course helps managers to discover how to provide the feedback each person needs to perform at a high level. Feedback is the key in ensuring everyone in a team is on board with you. - Improve your feedback quality and act with appropriate speed to problems - Manage employee reactions to evaluations - Learn how to give constructive feedback - Improve your team's performance following feedback given This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU.
Effective Leadership: For Business & Project Management
As with most popular sayings, there is some truth in the adage, “Great leaders are born, not made.” To some extent, the capacity for great leadership is innate. However, learning how to be a more effective leader is within everyone’s grasp – whether you lead multiple teams, an entire company or just one staff member. Managers build the leadership skills required to lead the organization strategy, retain top talent and communicate the organization vision. Be an effective leader and get the top talent to work for you. - Review your talent pool and learn how to keep top talent - Spur innovation among employees and respond to their concerns or issues - Understand your customers’ needs and shape your talent to meet their needs - Understanding the pros and cons of key decisions. This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Developing and Coaching Employees: For Business & Project Management
This course will help managers to discover ways to fine-tune their skills in coaching and developing their employees to become more capable and high performing individuals. Become more effective in Developing and Coaching your employees. - Learn to support your team and improving performance - Give feedback to improve and build employee confidence - Create plans to improve skills and energize the workplace - Understand employee development and the importance of feedback This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Delegating Work: For Business & Project Management
Learning how to delegate effectively is the key to leveraging yourself and multiplying your value to your company. Delegation allows you to move from what you can do personally to what you can manage. Delegation is one of the most important and effective management skills. Without the ability to delegate effectively, it is impossible for you to advance in management to higher positions of responsibility. This course will help managers develop their skills to effectively and successfully delegate work to their team members. Managing time, expectations and teams are key points in a manager's role. - Learn to delegate to others and with clear expectations. - Know what to do when agreements are broken. - Showcase your leadership abilities through well-thought out delegation. - Learn how to handle delegations fairly This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Creating Great Teamwork: For Business & Project Management
Building strong teamwork begins with trust and clear communication. When teams trust all members and communication is clear and frequent, teamwork starts to build. As a small-business owner, each team member must contribute and work well with her peers. You must encourage and recognize great teamwork and quickly resolve any disputes that might occur. By going through the modules in this course, managers will learn ways strengthen their skills in order to build great teamwork among their team and employees. Teamwork is critical to every organization in being more effective. - Manage the team through behavior norms and expectations and developing a strong team culture - Spur the team to work better with others - Involve the right people and right information to make great decisions - Discover ways to build positive a working environment This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Communication Skills for Managers: For Business & Project Management
One of the biggest challenges managers face is communication. And yet, communication is also one of the most critical aspects of leadership. Without good communication, managers can fail to gain commitment from employees, fail to achieve business goals and fail to develop rapport with the people on their team. In short, they can fail as leaders no matter how good their intentions may be. This course will aid managers in building and strengthening their communication skills to work more effectively with their employees, peers and organization leaders. Develop excellent communication skills to project an influential and knowledgeable profile to your teammates, improving overall effectiveness. - Evaluate your communication with others to improve listening - Learn communication elements to deliver clear and concise messages - Learn to maximize your interaction with frequent audiences - Improve your style of communicating key messages through feedback This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).
Coaching Career Development: For Business & Project Management
In coaching for performance and career development, managers develop employees by strengthening and growing employees' skills, knowledge, and abilities. As a result, employees can perform self-sufficiently and at high levels. This is all done in the context of maximizing the resources being paid for to get high productivity in return. Managers learn how to guide and coach employees in developing their career within the organization. Learn how to promote and develop the aspirations of your employees! - Develop career plans and manage employee expectations - Help find your employees' development opportunities - Plan career plans and build your employees' professional network - Know how the importance of developing your career This course qualifies for PMI Professional Development Units (PDU).