The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
--Agha Hasan Abedi
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
New technologies and the globalization of markets and competition are creating more business opportunities - and hazards - than ever before. In response, firms large and small (perhaps yours among them) have labored mightily to transform themselves into better competitors by fundamentally changing the way they do business.
Sadly, to date, 70% of these change initiatives have failed!
As a manager, you're expected to plan and drive the change needed to ensure your organization's long-term survival. This fast-paced, interactive, one-day workshop has been designed to help you hone the knowledge, skills, and attitudes you'll need to meet this responsibility.
Specifically, you'll learn:
Your principal responsibility as a leader is to develop “almost perfect” employees, people who can and will function effectively without constant monitoring and motivation. This six-hour course helps you accomplish this by offering you simple, powerful lessons drawn from the established art of delegation and the new science of persuasion, and then giving you the chance to practice these at crucial times in the employee development process.
The demographics of the workforce are changing. Approximately 10,000 Millennials are joining the workforce per day and they comprise about one-third of the population. This class will focus on understanding this generation but also identifying its similarities and differences to previous generations. This class will provide a very beneficial but practical guide to creating dynamic and effective multi generational teams.
Building the competency and commitment of every member of the organization improves performance, reduces turnover and enhances outcomes. Whether the coaching program is formal or informal, learning the core skills of coaching will help those who need to help others succeed. This course will help managers and supervisors learn the skills to develop others.
Do you have new ideas? Would you like to influence community decisions? Ordinary people can emerge as leaders to serve their communities in elected, appointed or volunteer positions. Community groups, benevolent organizations, local governing bodies and special-purpose districts are in constant need of new ideas to overcome various issues. You will be prepared at the completion of class to use your newly acquired skills and knowledge for your role as a real world community leader.
“You act, and feel, not according to what things are really like, but according to the image your mind holds of what they are like. You have certain mental images of yourself, your world and the people around you, and you behave as though these images were the truth, the reality, rather than the things they represent. —Maxwell Maltz.” Right now, you are experiencing conflict. Not out and out war but enough conflict that you are looking for help in solving it. But what if conflict isn’t just something that happens but a manifestation or “cataracts” that are affecting how we see the world? By removing the cataracts, we can be agents that can reduce the conflict around us! We will go over an introduction to conflict (the science of perception, why conflict happens and why trust affects conflict), how to remove the conflict cataracts (overcoming assumption bias, how who you are matters when it comes to conflict and a simple formula to get started) and what to do now (case studies). For those interested, there will be time to get help with your specific conflict!
BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) and we’ll look at some cool applications that can help you finish on time, within budget, and right on scope. No project? No problem. Once you see these apps, you’ll quickly come up with ideas that you can plug in and start using by the time you get home. Please bring your laptop as this is a hands-on class.
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Participants learn how to recognize different types of conflict and how to resolve it before it become destructive. This program will explore five modes people use in dealing with conflict and how to determine when each mode is most appropriate/least appropriate. Participants will learn and practice a six-step collaborative process for resolving conflict.
Objectives covered in 7-hour class:
Right now, you may be experiencing conflict and are looking for help in solving it. But what if conflict isn’t just something that happens but a manifestation or “cataracts” that are affecting how we see the world? By removing the cataracts, we can be agents that can reduce the conflict around us!
The demographics of the workforce are changing. Approximately 10,000 Millennials are joining the workforce per day and they comprise about one-third of the population. Are you ready for the revolution in your workplace? This class will focus on not only understanding the Millennial Generation but also identifying its similarities and differences to previous generations. We will explore some of the milestones that have influenced the different generations as well as develop useful insights into how to affirm the strengths of each group. This class will provide a very beneficial but practical guide to creating dynamic and effective multi-generational teams.
Today's organizations need strong project managers to help ensure success in the multitude of projects and priorities they are facing. Even more essential to these organizations are strong project LEADERS who are able to not only lead projects - but see those project to fruition. Gain new insights and ideas to help propel you above the management fray to become the successful leader you were meant to be.
Teams are the bricks out of which 21st Century organizations are built. They allow leaders to harness the passion and experience of groups of talented individuals for the benefit of their enterprises' stakeholders. Because of the high degree of interdependence inherent in-group work, companies have elected in the past to house teams in close geographical proximity. More and more, however, companies are organizing projects over vast distances, with teams increasingly consisting of people based in dispersed geographical locations, often coming from different cultural backgrounds and speaking different languages. The challenges of leading these "virtual" teams are many and obvious. The good news, however, is that virtual teams can outperform traditional ones. This program is designed to help you begin to master managing virtual teams by providing tips, tools and techniques for blunting the negative effects on team interaction of cultural diversity and time zone and physical dispersion, emphasizing people skills in the selection and development of team members, promoting self-leadership among team members, leveraging the power of periodic face-to-face meetings between team members, and fostering a "global" mindset that encourages team members to see themselves a part of tightly-knit network.
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If you are responsible for becoming more efficient and improving the performance of a company, division, unit, or department, consider joining the Lean Production System revolution. The course covers the concepts of lean management, lean management principles, concept of flow and continual improvement, and the basic requirements of lean and its implementation. The course is geared toward those working in manufacturing as a top- or mid-level manager, as a production/maintenance/quality/materials manager or executive, or as a quality consultant.
Objectives covered in 4-hour class:
We all have different personalities. Effective leaders recognize this and don’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to managing their people. They tailor their own style, based on each individual employee. Happier, more engaged and productive employees are the result. This program introduces participants to The Insight Personality Spectrum. Insight is a powerful, user-friendly version of the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), the most widely used and scientifically valid personality assessment in the world. The program then goes on to demonstrate how to apply the information Insight yields to enhance each phase of the performance management process.
Wouldn’t it be great to have a “toolbox” that has an array of tools, techniques, and processes that you could choose from to help get your project work done more effectively and efficiently? This training workshop is geared for those of us who frequently engage in project work, may or may not have formal project management training, and need a better way to get things done. It will help you begin to assemble your “toolbox” of practical tools and techniques to more effectively and efficiently complete your project work.
The key to any organization’s success is motivating, retaining and developing their talent. This informative workshop explores five generations in the workforce. This course offers practical knowledge to increase participant’s generational knowledge and ability to deal with the unique perspectives, motivations and expectations of the generations.
Every day, projects fail due to a lack of risk-management planning. Learn how to get ahead of those risks in your projects by utilizing tried and true tools that will be provided during this half-day workshop. Together we’ll learn how to identify risk, how to deal with risk, and how to find opportunities in risk. Increase your project success by putting these tools to work for you!
As a manager, you’re charged with working with and through people to achieve your organization’s goals in ways that are efficient and ethical. But little, if anything, actually gets done unless you can motivate others to collaborate with you. This lively program will help gain and keep the cooperation you need by teaching you how to recognize and leverage the six forces that shape human behavior, revealing the rules of eff effective persuasion, why they work and how to leverage them and practicing motivational techniques before using them.
Have you been asked to manage projects for your organization, but you’re not sure what that means? Are you interested in project management, but don’t know where to start? This practical half-day workshop will give you the tools you need to get started – and on the road to success – in basic project management. Home projects, work projects, and volunteer projects are all unique, and you will discover how these principles and tools apply to any project, giving you the head-start you need to succeed.
Are you interested in project management but don’t know where to start? This practical half-day workshop will give you the tools you need to get started on the road to success in basic project management. Home projects, work projects and volunteer projects are all unique, and you will discover how these principles and tools apply to any project, giving you the head start you need to succeed.
To be honest, we all can be difficult some of the time. But what makes some people almost always unpleasant, uncooperative, uncommunicative, and uncompromising? We know who they are, and working with them is unproductive, frustrating and no fun at all. This training is loaded with practical tips guaranteed to make working with difficult people much easier. You’ll be able to recognize the difficult people in your life, understand why they behave as they do, identify the most common types of difficult people and how to eff effectively deal with each, and apply techniques to make yourself a smaller target for their bad behavior.
Supervisors are a critical link to enhancing the productivity and performance of the whole team. Understanding what it means to supervise and what is expected of them in their role will help supervisors develop the skills they need to succeed. This program builds skills and confidence by providing supervisors with specific tools and techniques they can implement “in the real world” and then time to develop a specific action plan to implement them.
Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.
Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership. Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals.
Then learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned. You can become a leader if you know the do's and don'ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do.
At the end of completing the three course certificate, you will come away with a new understanding, new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear.
For details or to register, call 855-846-8252 or visit http://bit.ly/SCC-UGotClass.
Whether you manage or lead people, collaborative skills are essential to help harness the energy of groups and teams for maximum performance and productivity. Knowledge of collaborative skills will enable you to gain participation quickly, get input and buy-in for building consensus and plan for cooperation to get crucial projects completed. This course will help you explore the principles of collaborative management and gain insight on how to expand your collaborative skills for success of your team or organization.
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