Management and Team Building

Communicating Cross Culturally

Because most companies employ people from a variety of different cultures, miscommunication and miscues can occur at an alarming rate. These miscues and poor communication negatively impact performance, relationships and teamwork. This course helps you understand the communication styles of co-workers and offers information vital to successful cross-cultural workplace communication.

Conflict Management

Conflict is an inevitable part of any organization. Traditionally, managers view conflict negatively, but recent research has shown that conflict can have positive effects on an organization if managed effectively. This course will help you understand the difference between functional and dysfunctional conflict. It will provide a useful model of conflict development to diagnose and treat conflicts in the workplace. Common causes of conflict are discussed and strategies for resolving conflict are presented. You will also learn how to use functional conflict to increase innovation, change, and creativity in your organization.

Delegation

Effective delegation is a strategic tool that leaders use to save time, enhance the morale of workers, and develop junior employees by placing authority in their hands. In this course, you will explore the delegation process, learn to overcome barriers to delegation and give effective feedback. You will learn to apply this powerful tool for the benefit of your organization.

Individual Leadership Power

This course is designed to help you unleash your leadership potential. You will learn how to take a stand, achieve a goal, and motivate others. The course explains how most leaders are made rather than born and teaches you to develop your personal leadership power (PLP). This includes using the five principles to increase and effectively use PLP.

Individual Productivity Enhancement

Productivity is the key to career success. In challenging and competitive times, companies look to their employees to accomplish needed tasks and assure the organization's viability. If companies downsize, the jobs of the most productive employees are secure. When companies decide to promote employees, those with a track record for accomplishing the important work of the organization are often considered for advancement. This course teaches time and task management skills that will make you more valuable to your company and more productive in your personal life.

Meeting Effectiveness

Employees at all levels are involved in group decisions and problem solving more than ever before. This course teaches the skills needed to lead and participate in meetings effectively and efficiently. Companies that fail to train employees in these skills can find meetings frustrating and time consuming.

Quality Management Refresher

All firms must understand how to deliver high quality products and services in order to be competitive. In the end, quality management is about performance, competitiveness and customer satisfaction. This course is designed to help you understand the fundamental ideas, principles and tools of quality management.

Strategies for Meeting Goals

Goal setting with others can strengthen your ability to reach your goals. This course teaches you about the benefits of mutual goal setting. You will learn how to pursue multiple goals, overcome obstacles, and achieve long term goals.