Teams are unavoidable in any business. The key to successful team building is addressing the importance of chemistry between team members. It is not enough to have a group of people work on a project; people have to connect and balance each others’ strengths. By staying aware of the chemistry as you build the group, you will increase the chance of avoiding pitfalls and developing a sense of unity.
With our “Team Building through Chemistry” workshop, your participants will discover the specifics of how building a team through chemistry will lead to success.
Traditionally, middle managers make up the largest managerial layer in an organization. The Middle Manager is responsible to those above them and those below them. They head a variety of departments and projects. In order for a company to operate smoothly, it is essential that those in middle management be committed to the goals of the organization and understands how to effectively execute these goals.
It is crucial for businesses to focus on these essential managers and provide them with the opportunities to succeed. No matter the organization’s structure or size, it will benefit from employing well-trained middle managers. Having a middle manager understand their role in the organization is very important. They are in communication with a very large percentage of the company, and will have a large impact throughout the organization.
Understand ethics in the workplace.
Manage information and make decisions.
Be familiar with the control process.
Use organizational strategies to facilitate change.
With this course you will be able to provide the skills, guidance, and empowerment to your team of managers. They will then be better suited in leading and motivating their team and thus produce fantastic results. To be a successful manager means having a wide range of skills. Through this workshop you will be able to disperse your knowledge and experience throughout your leadership team.
Manager Management takes a special type of leader. This workshop will expand your participant’s knowledge and provide a way for them to teach and lead new and experienced managers. As every manager knows that learning never stops, this workshop will have something for everyone.
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Lean Process And Six Sigma Workshop
Six Sigma is a data-driven approach for eliminating defects and waste in any business process. You can compare Six Sigma with turning your water faucet and experiencing the flow of clean, clear water. Reliable systems are in place to purify, treat, and pressure the water through the faucet. That is what Six Sigma does to business: it treats the processes in business so that they deliver their intended result.
Our Lean Process And Six Sigma workshop will provide an introduction to this way of thinking that has changed so many corporations in the world. This workshop will give participants an overview of the Six Sigma methodology, and some of the tools required to deploy Six Sigma in their own organizations.
Develop a 360 degree view of Six Sigma and how it can be implemented in any organization.
Identify the fundamentals of lean manufacturing, lean enterprise, and lean principles.
Describe the key dimensions of quality – product features and freedom from deficiencies
Develop attributes and value according to the Kano Model
Understand how products and services that have the right features and are free from deficiencies can promote customer satisfaction and attract and retain new customers.
Describe what is required to regulate a process
Give examples of how poor quality affects operating expenses in the areas of appraisal, inspection costs, internal failure costs, and external failure costs
Using basic techniques such as DMAIC and how to identify Six Sigma Projects
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 five of the most popular motivational models, and how to bring them together to create a custom program.
Defining motivation, an employer’s role in it and how the employee can play a part
Identifying the importance of Employee Motivation
Identifying methods of Employee Motivation
Describing the theories which pertain to Employee Motivation – with particular reference to psychology
Identifying personality types and how they fit into a plan for Employee Motivation.
Setting clear and defined goals.
Identifying specific issues in the field, and addressing these issues and how to maintain this going forward.
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Developing New Managers
Management must be effective for the success of any business. Unfortunately, it is all too easy to overlook the training and development of new managers. When you provide your managers and employees with the skills and tools they need, you will greatly boost morale and strengthen your organization.
With our Developing New Managers workshop, your participants will understand the value of investing in employees and developing management. By focusing on development opportunities, your participants will establish a culture that retains top talent and improves succession planning.
Discuss strategies for developing new managers
Understand the importance of defining a clear management track
Determine core roles and competencies for managers
Understand the importance of continuous development for managers
Apply the principles of manager development to your own organization
There are an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2012, and the number is expected to continue climbing well into the future. With a global workforce, you are provided with a cost-effective and talented pool of employees to draw from. With a virtual team, you are given a Follow the Sun production environment.
With a virtual team, you have the normal issues of a localized team, with the additional challenges of distance and cultural differences. Virtual Team Building and Management will give you participants the knowledge to work with these challenges and succeed in a growing global workforce.
Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
Learn how to hold effective meetings and group sessions
Learn effective ways to communicate with team members
Use tools to build trust and confidence among employees
Know how to handle poor performing employees
Know how to manage a virtual team during any project
As we grow, we learn to become leaders. Being a leader is natural for some, and learned for others. No matter how we have become a leader, it is important to remember we must lead ourselves before we lead others. Take the time to motivate yourself and realize that you can do it.
With our “Self-Leadership” workshop, your participants will discover the specifics of how to be a better leader for themselves and for others. Your participants will be able to guide themselves in positives ways, which equals success!
They say that leaders are born, not made. While it is true that some people are born leaders, some leaders are born in the midst of adversity. Often, simple people who have never had a leadership role will stand up and take the lead when a situation they care about requires it. A simple example is parenting. When a child arrives, many parents discover leadership abilities they never knew existed in order to guide and protect their offspring.
Once you learn the techniques of true Leadership And Influence, you will be able to build the confidence it takes to take the lead. The more experience you have acting as a genuine leader, the easier it will be for you. It is never easy to take the lead, as you will need to make decisions and face challenges, but it can become natural and rewarding.
Explain the Great Man Theory
Explain the Trait Theory
Understand Transformational Leadership
Understand the people you lead and how to adapt your leadership styles
The Encarta Dictionary defines knowledge management as the organization of intellectual resources and information systems within a business environment. Sounds pretty simple, right? Take a moment, though, and think about all the information that each person has in their brain. That’s a lot of knowledge!
The Knowledge Management workshop will give participants the tools that they will need to begin implementing knowledge management in your organization, no matter what the size of the company or the budget. Wherever there are humans working together for one goal, there is knowledge to be harvested, stored, and dispensed as needed.
Understand the basic concept of knowledge management (KM)
Identify the do’s and don’ts of KM
Identify the KM live cycle
Identify the new KM paradigm
Identify the KM models
Understand how to build a KM rational for your company
Understand how to customize KM definitions
Identify the steps to implementing KM in your organization