Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box Workshop

Creativity

Creativity: Thinking Outside the Box Workshop

Creativity allows individuals to view every aspect on earth, explore new paths, and find new discoveries that help to advance our consistently thriving world of business. Without creativity, we would only see what is visible to the eye. To evolve as a business, it is critical to look beyond what is visible and consider new ideas. When creativity is incorporated into daily workplace practices, there is an increase in opportunity for growth, engagement, and productivity.  Creativity and innovation will turn ideas and dreams into reality.

This course will provide you with informative tools and practical strategies that will help shape a creative workplace. Creativity plays a big role in building a positive work environment, in which employees will feel confident in expressing their ideas. Be mindful that there is creativity in all of us. When this creativity emerges, powerful opportunities and advancements will happen.

 Workshop Objectives:

  • Define creativity
  • Differentiate between creativity and innovation
  • Work toward achieving the benefits of creativity for business success
  • Successfully build a creative team and work culture
  • Learn techniques for effective brainstorming
  • Identify the stages of the creative process
  • Understand the barriers of creativity
  • Use tools to help find your creative mind

The Cloud and Business Workshop

The Cloud and Business Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Understand what the cloud is
  • Recognize risks and benefits
  • Communicate effectively
  • Employ business processes
  • Monitor performance

Telework and Telecommuting Workshop

Telework and Telecommuting Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • 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

Digital Citizenship Workshop

Digital Citizenship Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Define digital citizenship.
  • Use technology appropriately.
  • Use social networking to create your brand.
  • Protect your reputation online.
  • Practice safe use of technology.

Understand digital etiquette.

Project Management, PMBOK 6th Edition Workshop

Project Management, PMBOK 6th Edition Workshop

Project Management, PMBOK 6th Edition Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to define and list the processes, some specific steps, and examples of:

  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Project Communications Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management

Entrepreneurship Workshop

Entrepreneurship Workshop

Entrepreneurship Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Understand how to start a business
  • Develop a business plan
  • Get financing for your business
  • Hire and train employees
  • Run your business
  • Grow your business

Project Management

Project Management

Project Management 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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • 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

 

Communication Strategies

Communication Strategies

Communication Strategies Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • 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
  • Use the STAR method to speak on the spot
  • Listen actively and effectively
  • Ask good questions
  • Use appreciative inquiry as a communication tool
  • Adeptly converse and network with others
  • Identify and mitigate precipitating factors
  • Establish common ground with others
  • Use “I” messages

 

Developing Creativity

Developing Creativity

Developing Creativity Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Define creativity
  • Act with confidence
  • Engage in curiosity
  • Stop acting out of fear
  • Learn from introspection
  • Take risks

 

Negotiation Skills

Negotiation Skills

Negotiation Skills Workshop

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.

Workshop Objectives:

  • 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
  • Negotiate on behalf of someone else