The cloud has become a vital component for business as technology becomes embedded in modern life. Every leader needs to understand the cloud and how it operates as well as the potential dangers and pitfalls associated with cloud computing. Knowledgeable monitoring and maintenance can be the difference between the success and failure of the technology’s use.
With our “The Cloud and Business” workshop, your participants will discover the specifics of how the cloud can be a successful business tool.
Working in a home office requires a unique set of skills. Teleworkers or virtual employees have additional challenges created by not being in a centralized office. Communication issues alone make it a challenging job, and recognizing these challenges will help your participants become great teleworkers.
Through Telework And Telecommuting your employees will see a great improvement in their performance and well-being. Being a teleworker does have the advantages of flexible schedules, no commute, and saving the company money. Your participants will establish the additional skills needed to be successful in their work from home environment.
Know the skills required for working outside the office
Learn keys to proper self-management
Learn ways to manage time efficiently
Know different methods of organization and planning
Identify various forms of communication and their proper use
Address and resolve challenges that teleworkers can face
Our Digital Citizenship course will give your participants the guidance needed in the ever changing digital world. As our lives are lived more and more online we all need to translate our social skills into the virtual world.
Digital Citizenship allows us to connect, collaborate, and share by using technology appropriately. In person meetings are on the decline which makes it necessary to engage people digitally. Being a good digital citizen means you have a set of skills to work in the digital world.
For the effective implementation of project management, one must be up-to-date on the latest trends and practices related to it. This guide will define the 10 knowledge areas of Project Management, PMBOK, 6th edition, as well as outline processes, specific steps, and examples associated with it.
With our “Project Management, PMBOK 6th Edition” workshop, your participants will discover the specifics of how project management works.
At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to define and list the processes, some specific steps, and examples of:
Would you be your own boss? Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Don’t know what to do about your great business idea? If you have ever thought about these situations then you need our entrepreneurship workshop.
Let our Entrepreneurship workshop help you achieve your dreams. Being an entrepreneur can be full of risks. These risks are minimized through drafting a business plan, knowing your competition, and successful marketing. All these and more can be found in our Entrepreneurship workshop.
In the past few decades, organizations have discovered something incredible: the principles that have been used to create enormous successes in large projects can be applied to projects of any size to create amazing success. As a result, many employees are expected to understand project management techniques and how to apply them to projects of any size.
The Project Management workshop will give participants an overview of the entire project management process, as well as key project management tools that they can use every day. Working with project planning documents, such as needs assessments, risk management plan, and a communication plan will provide benefits throughout your organization.
Define projects, project management, and project managers
Identify the five process groups and nine knowledge areas as defined by the PMI
Describe the triple constraint
Perform a project needs assessment and write goals, requirements, and deliverables
Create key project documents.
Build a project schedule by estimating time, costs, and resources
Understand and use the work breakdown structure
Create project planning documents, such as a schedule, risk management plan, and communication plan
Use planning tools, including the Gantt chart, network diagram, and RACI chart
Establish and use baselines
Monitor and maintain the project
Perform basic management tasks, including leading status meetings and ensuring all documents are complete at the end of the project
For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look you give the cat, it all means something.
The Communication Strategies workshop will help participants understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them. These strategies will provide a great benefit for any organization and its employees. They will trickle down throughout the organization and positively impact everyone involved.
Understand what communication is
Identify ways that communication can happen
Identify barriers to communication and how to overcome them
Develop their non-verbal and paraverbal communication skills
Children have an innate creative ability when they are born, but for some reason, adults can lose it along the way. Your participants will move out of the mundane, be more curious, engage, and explore new ideas. Recognize creativity and be ready when it happens.
With our Developing Creativity course, your participants will learn how to remove barriers that block or limit their creativity. They will improve their imagination, divergent thinking, and mental flexibility. Participants will learn mind mapping, individual brainstorming, and when to recognize and look for what inspires them to be more creative.
Although people often think of boardrooms, suits, and million-dollar deals when they hear the word negotiation, the truth is that we negotiate all the time. Through this workshop participants will be able to understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating.
The Negotiation Skills workshop will give your participants a sense of understanding their opponent and have the confidence to not settle for less than they feel is fair. Your participants will learn that an atmosphere of respect is essential, as uneven negations could lead to problems in the future.
Understand the basic types of negotiations, the phases of negotiations, and the skills needed for successful negotiating
Understand and apply basic negotiating concepts: WATNA, BATNA, WAP, and ZOPA
Lay the groundwork for negotiation
Identify what information to share and what to keep to yourself
Understand basic bargaining techniques
Apply strategies for identifying mutual gain
Understand how to reach consensus and set the terms of the agreement
Deal with personal attacks and other difficult issues
Use the negotiating process to solve everyday problems
We’ve all met that dynamic, charismatic person that just has a way with others, and has a way of being remembered. Your participants will identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.
The Interpersonal Skills workshop will help participants work towards being that unforgettable person by providing communication skills, negotiation techniques, tips on making an impact, and advice on networking and starting conversations. They will also identify the skills needed in starting a conversation, moving a conversation along, and progressing to higher levels of conversation.
Understand the difference between hearing and listening
Know some ways to improve the verbal skills of asking questions and communicating with power.
Understand what is ‘non-verbal communication’ and how it can enhance interpersonal relationships.
Identify the skills needed in starting a conversation.
Identify ways of creating a powerful introduction, remembering names, and managing situations when you’ve forgotten someone’s name.
Understand how seeing the other side can improve skills in influencing other people.
Understand how the use of facts and emotions can help bring people to your side.
Identify ways of sharing one’s opinions constructively.
Learn tips in preparing for a negotiation, opening a negotiation, bargaining, and closing a negotiation.
Learn tips in making an impact through powerful first impressions.
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