This workshop introduces you to the psychological nature of (or lack thereof) of productivity. Then, this workshop encourages you to examine how habits can cultivate greater productive routines. This workshop also guides you with actions for increasing productivity when interacting with others and working with teams. Also, you'll discover the roles that time and distraction play in productivity. Finally, you are shown several tools to increase productivity skills. This is a one-hour workshop with activities, challenges, and interactive exercises.
This workshop introduces you to how to appropriately understand and recognize problems. Then you are introduced to time-tested strategies and tools useful for more effective problem-solving. Also, you will get an opportunity to practice and apply creativity for better problem-solving skills. This is a one-hour workshop with activities, challenges, and interactive exercises.
The first part of the creativity workshop identifies the pitfalls of becoming bored and how to bust boredom. Then, you will briefly review some effective approaches to creativity. You will also examine how memory and insight can improve creativity. And finally, you'll explore several techniques to improve creativity. This is a one-hour workshop with activities, challenges, and interactive exercises.
This workshop sets out to understand change, how to manage it, and help others manage change. Through understanding the process of change, you will have an opportunity to improve how you manage and deal with change. You will also examine how mindset and identity contribute to dealing with change. Then, you will have a chance to review several tools dealing with change management. This is a one-hour workshop with activities, challenges, and interactive exercises.
The purpose of this workshop is to expand your ability to manage your emotions and the emotions of others. In this workshop, you will gain a greater understanding of emotions when challenges arise in personal and professional areas. Major sections of this workshop include understanding emotional intelligence, recognizing self and social awareness, and increasing motivation and empathy.
In this course, students will understand the concepts of rights versus responsibilities. Students will discuss the rights and responsibilities appropriate to their own situations, locate law enforcement facilities in their community, become familiar with procedures for dealing with fines and tickets, find and engage the services of low cost legal consultation, utilize consumer protection services, and drive legally and responsibly.
In this course, students will investigate health and safety issues related to prospective housing, understand energy and utility assistance programs, know their rights and responsibilities when renting, understand how to comparison-shop for the best rental units, know the financial support options and opportunities for first-time homeowners, and know the basics about leases, contracts and insurance.
In this course, learners will prepare a resume, cover letter, and post-interview thank you correspondence. They will also practice interview skills, such as greetings, introductions, questions for the interviewer, and appropriate attire and body language. learners will also distinguish between legal and illegal interview questions.
In this course, learners will prepare for the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles knowledge and sign tests for obtaining a driver's license. They will use vocabulary for parts of the interior and exterior of the motor vehicle, traffic signs, directions, and commands that may be used in the road test.
In this course, learners will prepare for the U.S. citizenship interview. They will prepare to answer all of the 100 history and government questions which may be asked as well as the written English portion of the interview.
In Project Management, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to design, implement and evaluate formal projects. Each learner will: understand the importance and value of managing projects, assume the role of a project manager, develop a project proposal, use relevant project management software, work with project teams, establish the proper sequence of tasks, chart progress, respond to variation and changes, develop a budget, direct resources and manage a project through its life cycle.
In this course we’ll consider the core strategies of talent attraction: employer branding, recruitment marketing, and organizational culture. Then, we’ll discuss how generational differences, economic conditions, and competition impact talent acquisition. We’ll show you how to find and attract people with interpersonal skills like leadership, empathy, adaptability, and advanced cognitive skills like critical thinking, project management, and decision-making. You’ll leave this session with a fresh talent attraction plan.
Gain knowledge and develop the expertise necessary to apply the tools needed to perform essential supervisory and managerial functions. Learners will develop the ability to provide timely and constructive feedback, evaluate and improve performance, conduct performance appraisals, conduct employee mentoring, provide workforce training and coaching, communicate effectively and create a motivating environment. Each learner will: demonstrate the application of important management and supervisory roles including planning, organizing, staffing, leading, controlling, analysis, delegation, problem-solving, decision-making, team development, leadership, motivation, training and staff development.