Wherever two or more people come together, there is bound to be conflict. This course will give participants a seven-step conflict resolution process that they can use and modify to resolve conflict disputes of any size. Your participants will also be provided with a set of skills in solution building and finding common ground.
In the Conflict Resolution workshop, participants will learn crucial conflict management skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame. Dealing with conflict is important for every organization no matter what the size. If it is left unchecked or not resolved it can lead to lost production, absences, attrition, and even lawsuits.
Understand what conflict and conflict resolution mean
Understand all six phases of the conflict resolution process
Understand the five main styles of conflict resolution
Be able to adapt the process for all types of conflicts
Be able to break out parts of the process and use those tools to prevent conflict
Be able to use basic communication tools, such as the agreement frame and open questions
Delivering Constructive Criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. Through this workshop your participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist them with this challenging task. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism it needs to be handled in a very specific way.
Constructive Criticism if done correctly will provide great benefits to your organization. It provides the ability for management to nullify problematic behaviors and develop well rounded and productive employees. Constructive feedback shows an employee that management cares about them and will invest time and effort into their careers.
Understand when feedback should take place
Learn how to prepare and plan to deliver constructive criticism
Determine the appropriate atmosphere in which it should take place
Identify the proper steps to be taken during the session
Know how emotions and certain actions can negatively impact the effects of the session
Recognize the importance of setting goals and the method used to set them
Uncover the best techniques for following up with the employee after the session
It is not possible to control or manage 100% of risk, but knowing what to do before, during, and after an event will mitigate the damage and harm. Identifying potential hazards and risks and making it part of the day to day business is important. Safety should be the first priority as every business must face the reality of risks and hazards.
Through our Risk Assessment and Management course, your participants will be aware of the hazards and risks they didn’t realize were around their workplace. Identifying hazards through proper procedures will provide your participants with the ability to prevent that accident before it occurs. Limiting and removing potential dangers through Risk Assessment will be an incredible investment.
Change is a constant in many of our lives. All around us, technologies, processes, people, ideas, and methods often change, affecting the way we perform daily tasks and live our lives. Having a smooth transition when change occurs is important in any situation and your participants will gain some valuable skills through this workshop.
The Change Management workshop will give any leader tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted. This workshop will also give all participants an understanding of how change is implemented and some tools for managing their reactions to change.
List the steps necessary for preparing a change strategy and building support for the change
Describe the WIFM – the individual motivators for change
Use needed components to develop a change management and communications plans, and to list implementation strategies
Employ strategies for gathering data, addressing concerns and issues, evaluating options and adapting a change direction
Utilize methods for leading change project status meetings, celebrating a successful change implementation, and sharing the results and benefits
Describe the four states of Appreciative Inquiry, its purposes, and sample uses in case studies
Use strategies for aligning people with a change, appealing to emotions and facts
Describe the importance of resiliency and flexibility in the context of change.
While a training program on workplace manners and courtesy may seem like overkill, the reality is: rudeness is an epidemic costing industry millions a year. Indeed, what society seems to be gaining in terms of both knowledge and technological advancement, it’s losing out on basic social values that directly impact the bottom line.
To address the growing problem of incivility in the work setting, this workshop introduces the concept of civility, its importance to a company, as well as its typical causes and effects. Skills needed to effectively practice civil behavior, as well as different ways organizations can systematize civility in the workplace will also be discussed. The benefits to Civility In The Workplace are countless and will pay off immensely in every aspect of your job.
Define civility, understand its causes, and enumerate at least three of its behavioral indicators.
Understand the costs of incivility, as well as the rewards of civility, within the workplace.
Learn practical ways of practicing workplace etiquette.
Learn the basic styles of conflict resolution.
Learn skills in diagnosing the causes of uncivil behavior.
Understand the role of forgiveness and conflict resolution.
Understand the different elements of effective communication.
Learn facilitative communication skills such as listening and appreciative inquiry.
Learn specific interventions that can be utilized when there’s conflict within the workplace.
Learn a recommended procedure for systematizing civil behavior within the workplace.
Workplace safety is the responsibility of everyone in an organization. Companies have legal obligations to meet certain safety requirements, but many go further than the minimum obligations. Safety standards and procedures must be put in place, and everyone needs to follow the standards in order for them to be effective.
This Workshop will be instrumental in reviewing common hazards, safety techniques and after completion, your participants will have the tools to help them create a Safety policy for your workplace. By identifying and anticipating hazards, employers can prevent injuries and keep employees safe.
Define workplace safety.
Understand the legal responsibilities associated with a safe work environment.
Team building is an important part of the work experience. It is not only applicable to your work life but also transfers over to your personal and social life. When working with a team, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to become the best team member they can be.
With our Team Building For Managers workshop, your participants will learn how important team building is and how beneficial it can be. Through this workshop, your participants will gain a new perspective on teamwork, and become a valuable member to any team they are placed in. Follow the information in this workshop and create a positive atmosphere within your company with the use of teams.
Discuss the benefits of team work
Understand the importance of intentionally fostering teamwork
Determine strategies your organization can take to build teams
Understand the benefits of games and social activities in building a team
Apply the principles of team building to your own organization
Each and every one of us serves customers, whether we realize it or not. Maybe you’re on the front lines of a company, serving the people who buy your products. Perhaps you’re an accountant, serving the employees by producing their paychecks and keeping the company running. Or maybe you’re a company owner, serving your staff and your customers.
This workshop will look at all types of customers and how we can serve them better and improve ourselves in the process. Your participants will be provided a strong skillset including in-person and over the phone techniques, dealing with difficult customers, and generating return business.
State what CS means in relation to all your customers, both internal and external
Recognize how your attitude affects customer service
Identify your customers’ needs
Use outstanding customer service to generate return business
Build goodwill through in-person customer service
Provide outstanding customer service over the phone
This course examines the basics, most importantly to be considerate of others, dress/appearance, the workplace versus social situations, business meetings, proper introductions and ‘the handshake’, conversation skills/small talk, cultural differences affecting international business opportunities, dealing with interruptions, and proper business email and telephone etiquette.
Have you ever been in a situation where:
You met someone important and had no idea what to say or do?
You spilled soup all over yourself at an important business event?
You showed up at an important meeting under or overdressed?
Let’s face it: we’ve all had those embarrassing etiquette gaffes. Our Business Etiquette workshop will help your participants look and sound their best no matter what the situation.
Define etiquette and provide an example of how etiquette can be of value to a company or organization.
Understand the guidelines on how to make effective introductions.
Identify the 3 C’s of a good impression.
Understand how to use a business card effectively.
Identify and practice at least one way to remember names.
Identify the 3 steps in giving a handshake.
Enumerate the four levels of conversation and provide an example for each.
Understand place settings, napkin etiquette and basic table manners.
Understand the meaning of colors in dressing for success.
Differentiate among the dressy casual, semi-formal, formal and black tie dress code.
A company’s ethics will determine its reputation. Good business ethics are essential for the long-term success of an organization. Implementing an ethical program will foster a successful company culture and increase profitability. Developing a Business Ethics program takes time and effort, but doing so will do more than improve business, it will change lives.
A company’s ethics will have an influence on all levels of business. It will influence all who interact with the company including customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an effect on the way a company’s ethics are developed. It is a two-way street; the influence goes both ways, which makes understanding ethics a very important part of doing business today. Ethics is very important, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before.
Define and understand ethics.
Understand the benefits of ethics.
Create strategies to implement ethics at work.
Recognize social and business responsibility.
Identify ethical and unethical behavior.
Learn how to make ethical decisions and lead with integrity.
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