A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. Your participants will be more efficient at their job, make fewer mistakes, and be more productive overall. Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work. Our course will help your participants reach their personal and in turn company goals. They will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant.
Being A Likeable Boss
Highly likable bosses are still a rare commodity? If you would like to be in that category, look at these sobering statistics for a moment. According to one survey carried out by Accenture, 31% of workers leave because they do not like their boss. In the Gulf states, that number rises to 44%. That is almost half! Looks like an uphill task. Our Being a Likeable Boss course will show that honesty and trust will be your participant’s biggest tools in fostering a better relationship with their employees. Being reliable, accessible, and flexible are must-haves for likable bosses. Trusting your team by avoiding micromanagement, using delegation, and accepting feedback will put your participants on the right path to be a more likable boss.
Budgets and Financial Reports
Money matters can be intimidating for even the smartest people. However, having a solid understanding of basic financial terms and methods is crucial to your career. When terms like ROI, EBIT, GAAP, and extrapolation join the conversation, you’ll want to know what people are talking about, and you’ll want to be able to participate in the discussion. The Budgets and Financial Reports course will give you a solid foundation in finance. We’ll cover topics like commonly used terms, financial statements, budgets, forecasting, purchasing decisions, and financial legislation.
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 course will give any leader tools to implement changes more smoothly and to have those changes better accepted. This course will also give all participants an understanding of how change is implemented and some tools for managing their reactions to change.
Coaching and Mentoring
You are in your office looking over your performance report and it happened again. Your low performing employee failed to meet the quota this month even after you spoke with them about the importance of meeting goals. This employee has a great attitude, and you know they can do better. You just do not know how to motivate them to reach the goal. Money used to work, but that has worn off. You are baffled and you know being frustrated makes matters worse. What do you do? Coaching And Mentoring focus on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.
Conducting Annual Employee Reviews
An annual review can help you keep your employees happy, engaged, and focused. It is human nature to want to succeed. Giving your employees feedback on their positive and negative attributes is part of the pathway to success. A poorly designed annual review can have the reverse effect. With our Conducting Annual Employee Reviews course, your participants will discover how to conduct a well-designed employee annual review. By determining the categories for an annual review and understanding how it affects employee compensation, an overall increase in performance should be seen throughout your organization.
Developing New Managers
With this workshop, your candidates will be provided the skills they need to succeed. By identifying prospective managers early and identifying a clear management track, your company will prosper and thrive with a solid development structure. Becoming a new manager can seem like a daunting and challenging task. To overcome these hurdles, create an environment where employees know what is expected of them. With our How to Develop New Managers course your participants will gain the support, best practices, and knowledge. This course will help your company develop well-rounded, fair, and confident managers. By identifying early, you will be able to groom prospective candidates and provide the best chance for success.
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 course 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.
Recognizing employees through various recognition programs is a fantastic investment. Being appreciated is a basic human feeling and reaps great rewards. Praise and recognition are essential to an outstanding workplace and its employees. Through our Employee Recognition course, your participants will recognize the value of implementing even the smallest of plans. The cost of employee recognition is very minimal in relation to the benefits that will be experienced. Employee recognition programs have been shown to increase productivity, employee loyalty, and increased safety.
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 course 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.
Leadership and Influence
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.
Lean Process and Six Sigma
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 course will provide an introduction to this way of thinking that has changed so many corporations in the world. This course will give participants an overview of the Six Sigma methodology, and some of the tools required to deploy Six Sigma in their own organizations.
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 course 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 course will have something for everyone.
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. 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.
Office Politics for Managers
You have likely experienced some form of Office Politics. Working with different personalities, opinions, backgrounds, and values is a challenge in any environment. It is an inevitable fact that when people are working together personalities can and will clash. No one is an island, so working together as a team is incredibly important for the organization and every employee. Office Politics is about creating and maintaining better relationships. It is about communicating and working with your peers and colleagues in a way that is mutually beneficial. Employees who understand the positive aspects of Office Politics are better team members and end up being more successful and productive.
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. This is 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.
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 course, 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!
Servant leadership can seem like a contradicting term, but it is becoming a very popular tool in many businesses. Servant leadership is a philosophy that involves focusing on others, on their success, and in turn to build better relationships that benefit both manager and employee. Servant leadership shows that managers can be great leaders while boosting their employee’s confidence and further their success at the same time. With our Servant Leadership course, your participants will focus on the growth and development of their employees and ensuring their success. In doing so, the leader succeeds when their employees do. With a business team, servant leadership can not only help employees achieve and grow, but it can also benefit their leaders and the company as a whole.
Supervising others can be a tough job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete tasks, and helping other supervisors, your day can fill up before you know it. The Supervising Others course will help supervisors become more efficient and proficient, with information on delegating, managing time, setting goals and expectations (for themselves and others), providing feedback, resolving conflict, and administering discipline.
Team Building for Managers
Teamwork is a part of everyday business life. Whether it’s virtual, in the office, or on the road, we are often expected to be a functional part of a team. Having a strong team benefits every organization and will lead to more successes than not. Teamwork is how your participants will elevate that event or project from just OK to great! Through our Team Building for Managers course, participants will be encouraged to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become top-notch team performers. They will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member. Activities that build camaraderie, develop problem-solving skills, and stimulate interaction will give your participants what is needed to be a great team member
Virtual Team Building and Management
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.
Women in Leadership
Often, women who have never had a leadership role will stand up and take the lead. Equipping women who are already proven leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to have greater impact and broader influence. Navigating complex relationships, leverage strategic networks, and engage authentically are all skills of strong leaders. Your participants will be able to recognize these events and grab the reins with more confidence. This workshop touches on understanding the leadership gap, vital leadership traits, and how to overcome various barriers. With our “Women in Leadership” course, your participants will learn how women are changing the workforce. Through this course, your participants will gain a new perspective on the workforce, and what benefits can come from hiring and promoting women to higher positions.