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.
Whether you're an aspiring or established leader, this session focuses on taking you to the next level. Hall of Fame Leadership is an interactive experience facilitated by by a leadership expert. From characteristics of superior leaders to definitive tools necessary for day-to-day operations, the content of this training is founded in years of research and experience in the government and high-profile private sectors. Understanding your leadership roles, defining and refining your leader relationships, and navigating controversy and troubling times will define who you are as a leader.
Learners will apply the skills and tools necessary to implement performance excellence and maintain a continuous improvement environment. Each learner will: demonstrate the application of a quality philosophy, identify all stakeholder relationships, meet or exceed customer expectations, develop a systems-focused approach, use appropriate models and quality tools, manage a quality improvement project and measure effectiveness of continuous improvement activities.
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 Leading Change and Diversity, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to implement and maintain a diverse work environment which understands and values the change process. Each learner will: demonstrate change management strategies, assess the current extent of diversity in the workplace, evaluate the effect of perceptions, attitudes, biases, prejudice, stereotypes and organizational culture on diversity, recognize barriers and take corrective measures, implement diversity management strategies and measure and celebrate success.
Apply the skills and tools necessary to effectively deal with organizational behavior and change. Each learner will: demonstrate the application of the impacts of globalization on an organization, deal with organizational culture, prepare for change and future challenges affecting organizations, assist in organizational decision making, planning, mission, vision and goal development, conduct performance management and understand the role of organizational structure.
Apply the tools and skills necessary to implement the training cycle of assessment needed to develop human resources in organizations. In Training and Talent Development, learners will analyze organizational training needs, examine training task, develop training objectives, organize training content, determine appropriate training methods, select training recourses, complete a training plan, deliver training and assess the training process
Learners apply the skills and tools necessary to fulfill a leadership role in the workplace. Each learner will: evaluate leadership skills, demonstrate leadership effectiveness, meet organizational requirements, carry out individual and group motivation strategies, implement mission, vision and goal setting, display ethical behavior, establish a personal leadership style, practice situational leadership, understand the impacts of power, facilitating employee development, coaching, managing change and effective conflict resolution.
In Lean Organizations, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to enhance company performance and profitability by identifying and eliminating waste throughout all business processes. Lean is a work smarter, not harder, approach that allows an organization to produce more while utilizing fewer resources. Many traditional approaches to business processes require excessive inventory, repetitive tasks, wasted materials, scrap and rework and misappropriated human and other resources. Each learner will: identify and practice Lean Solutions by completing learning plans that cover Lean Operations, Value-stream Mapping, 8 Wastes, 5S Workplace Organization, Set-up Reduction, Cellular Flow Design, Lean Culture Development, Value Chain Management, Kanban Systems and Total Productive Maintenance.
Apply the skills and tools necessary to facilitate team development and effectiveness, solve complex problems, pinpoint the root cause of conflict, and resolve issues between team members. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the benefits and challenges of teamwork, perform the necessary roles in a team, facilitate the stages of team development, conduct conflict resolution, evaluate potential causes of a problem, develop multiple approaches to problem solving and decision making, exhibit the ability to build consensus and commitment, utilize a systematic approach to defining and solving problems and implement various methods for evaluating results based on established criteria and metrics.
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.
Learners apply the skills and tools necessary to identify, acquire and effectively direct employee abilities to meet workforce and organizational challenges and goals. Each learner will: demonstrate the relevance of the supervisor's role in human resources management, explore the impacts of EEOC, write job descriptions, develop recruitment and selection strategies, conduct job interviews, carry out staff on-boarding and orientations, develop workplace policies and procedures, develop and implement training and development programs, execute performance appraisal and management, provide coaching and effectively utilize compensation and benefit strategies.
In Managing Safety & Risk in Business, learners apply the skills and tools necessary to provide a safe and secure work environment. Each learner will: demonstrate the application of safety awareness, understand federal, state and local compliance, conduct incident investigation and documentation, practice effective human relations techniques, conduct safety orientations, inspections and risk analysis, guard against issues of workplace violence, identify and assist employees with substance abuse issues, identify and correct workplace health hazards, practice first aid, CPR, fire and electrical safety, practice emergency preparedness procedures, act as a liaison with external agencies and design safe facilities.
Being a great coach and mentor leads to more productive and happy employees. Matching your leadership style to meet the needs of the employee and the situation will lead to successful results. This course will teach you how to coach your team to a high level of performance..1
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.