Events

Events

23 February 2017 - 23 February 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory I - Building Trust (Afternoon Session)

***THIS SESSION IS FULL. Please note that you may still register for the other sessions until they are filled.*** Building Trust focuses on learning the consequences of win-lose and win-win strategies, how to achieve win-win relationships, how to improve trust, to identify the biggest organizational trust issues, and set personal goals for improving trust.
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23 February 2017 - 23 February 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory II - Employee Motivation (Morning Session)

***THIS SESSION IS FULL. Please note that you may still register for the other sessions until they are filled.*** When you think of staff motivation, many things may come to mind: more money, a bigger office, a promotion, or a better quality of life. The truth is, no matter what we offer people, true motivation must come from within. Regardless of how it is characterized, it is important to get the right balance in order to ensure that you have a motivated workforce. The Employee Motivation workshop will give participants several types of tools to become a great motivator, including goal setting and influencing skills. Participants will also learn about some of the popular motivational models, and how to use those to motivate your employees.
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09 March 2017 - 09 March 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory I - Basic Communication (Afternoon Session)

***THIS SESSION IS FULL. Please note that you may still register for the other sessions until they are filled.*** Basic Communication shares how people’s perception and viewpoints differ. Participants will learn how to make clarity their top concern and how to meet their audiences’ unique communication needs. Several exercises make this a very interactive Point of interest: in one of the visual exercises, the “Three-Minute Test,” your class will discover how well they follow written communication.
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09 March 2017 - 09 March 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory II - Millennial Onboarding (Morning Session)

Onboarding new employees is a secure investment that will assist newly hired employees in developing their skills, knowledge, and value within the company. It will help match the technically skilled Millennial workforce with new and emerging needs of your company, which gives your company an advantage within the market. Millennial Onboarding is a specialized type of employee onboarding. With Millennials we are seeing a need to tweak the onboarding process to better suit the needs of the company and new hires. It will increase productivity and produce a happier and more skilled workforce. The new hire phase is a critical time for the employee and company and having a structured set of procedures will make this time run smoother and produce a greater chance of success.
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23 March 2017 - 23 March 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory I - Resolving Conflict (Afternoon Session)

***THIS SESSION IS FULL. Please note that you may still register for the other sessions until they are filled.*** Unhealthy conflict destroys good will and causes defensiveness, anger, blame, and resentment. That’s why you and your class will explore conflict resolution techniques like minimizing friction before it turns into a disagreement, approaching conflict situations using five resolution styles, and finding win-win solutions
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23 March 2017 - 23 March 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory II - Performance Management (Morning Session)

***THIS SESSION IS FULL. Please note that you may still register for the other sessions until they are filled.*** Performance Management is making sure the employee and the organization are focused on the same priorities. It touches on the organization itself by improving production and reducing waste. It helps the employee or individual set and meet their goals and improves the employee manager relationship. The key in keeping an organization and employee aligned, which improves performance and productivity, is Performance Management. When changes occur Performance Management helps the transition to be smoother and less hectic. It helps the organization and employee have a stream-lined relationship which improves communication and interactions between the two groups. It will help close any gaps that exist in an employee's skill-set and make them a more valuable employee through feedback and coaching.
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06 April 2017 - 06 April 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory I - Handling Problem People Successfully (Afternoon Session)

***THIS SESSION IS FULL. Please note that you may still register for the other sessions until they are filled.*** Being a strong leader and an ideal employee is more important than taking care of problem people. That’s why the time spent in this workshop is well worth the valuable information participants receive. They well learn how to respond to difficult people, prevent future problem behavior and more.
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06 April 2017 - 06 April 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory II - Workplace Harassment (Morning Session)

***CANCELLED*** Harassment can be based on a variety of factors that differ from the one doing the harassment, such as race, sex, and disability. Experiencing uncomfortable situations in the workplace may be more than an offense against an individual. It can be a crime committed against the law, which is why this topic has become a very important for every organization. The Workplace Harassment workshop will help give participants the tools necessary to recognize harassment in the workplace as well understand your rights and responsibilities under the law, with regard to safety in the workplace. Through this workshop your participants will recognize that it is necessary for everyone to help create programs that teach employees to identify harassment and exercise anti-harassment policies.
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20 April 2017 - 20 April 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory I - Fundamentals of High Performing Teams (Afternoon Session)

***THIS SESSION IS FULL. Please note that you may still register for the other sessions until they are filled.*** In this session, you will learn the definition of a High Performance team and how it differs from a traditional work group. Study the three elements of High Performance and learn how to identify four common types of teams. Then become aware of the stages of team development and how this process affects team performance.
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20 April 2017 - 20 April 2017

Spring 2017 Supervisory II - Personal Productivity (Morning Session)

Most people find that they wish they had more time in a day. This workshop will show participants how to organize their lives and find those hidden moments. Participants will learn how to establish routines, set goals, create an efficient environment, and use time-honored planning and organizational tools to maximize their personal productivity. Personal Productivity is a goal most of us have. Through this workshop your participants will be on the right track in achieving that goal. Some people blame everything that goes wrong in their life on something or someone else, but through this workshop your participants will take ownership and begin to lead a more productive life.
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