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Individual Development


How to Develop & Deliver Dynamic Presentations

In this program you will learn how to prepare a presentation and make it meaningful, memorable and motivating so that you gain your audience’s attention and maintain it throughout. (1/2 Day) 

 

Fundamentals of Effective Meeting Facilitation

In this program you will learn how to successfully prepare for meetings, identify clear and concise objectives, hold members responsible for tasks, and make your meetings productive and meaningful for all who attend. (1 Day) 

 

Solid Business Writing

So much of today’s business interactions are not in person, but in writing via memos, e-mails or texts. Business colleagues and customers judge competency and professionalism based on writing ability. Get back to the basics with this course and ensure you are sending the right message in future correspondences. (1/2 Day)

 

Goal Setting for Success

This program will help you understand what makes a goal attainable, practice writing measurable goals, and properly plan and strategize the best approach to effectively achieve your goal. (1/2 Day) 

 

Time Management

In this program you will be introduced to a variety of approaches to time management and identify which is most effective for your personality. You will learn how to apply time saving techniques, increase your personal effectiveness, and overcome procrastination. (1 Day)

 

Juggling Multiple Priorities

This program helps you understand the specific outcomes you/your organization desire(s) and shows you how to break those outcomes down into daily roles and responsibilities. You will practice prioritizing tasks, setting boundaries, and eliminating tainted time to get things done appropriately. (1 Day) 

 

Managing Stress

This program provides a look at the stress cycle and discusses how to intervene at each step in the cycle. You will explore strategies for managing stress, achieving balance, and gaining renewed energy and enthusiasm. (1 Day) 

 

Fundamentals of Effective Facilitation

When you are asked to facilitate a training session in an organization, you are tasked with presenting information in a way that is engaging, informational, and worthwhile. In this program you will learn how to successfully facilitate, teach a broad spectrum of learners, and implement impactful activities. Learn how to make your future training sessions productive and meaningful for all who attend. (1 Day) 

 

Getting Things Done

Successful implementation of a project or initiative is founded not only on careful planning, but on the knowledge of what it will really take to "make things happen". This one-day course demonstrates the best strategies for effective implementation of critical work goals. Understand the direction you and your co-workers need to take, establish priorities to drive success, and build plans to produce actionable outcomes. Discover how to motivate of yourself and others to become engaged and accountable for the processes and the execution of tasks which lead to clear, measurable results. (1 Day)

 

The Great Balancing Act

Fulfilling the demands of the workplace creates consequences at home. Meeting your personal and family needs has an impact at work. Creating a balance between the two is not always easy. The right balance is a very personal thing and will change for each person at different times of his or her life. For some people the issue is being able to find more work rather than having too much work. There is no "one size fits all" solution. One thing is for certain, balanced professionals make happier employees, and happier employees make stronger, more productive professionals. This program helps you identify your current state of work/life balance, assesses what you need to create more balance and assists in developing an action plan that will generate positive outcomes for both you and your organization. (1 Day) 

 

Ideas into Action

Ideas into Action: From Creativity to Innovation dispels the myths and misconceptions surrounding innovation and guides people and teams through the innovation process, from generating good ideas and encouraging creativity to developing a plan and implementing new ideas. (1/2 Day) 

 

Productive Work Habits

Productivity isn’t about quantity. It’s about doing the right task at the right time. In other words, it’s about recognizing what to do when. This program helps individuals begin to develop the positive habits they need to gain focus, prioritize tasks efficiently, become better organized, manage their time, work more effectively with colleagues, and create a better work-life balance. (1/2 Day)

 

Business Etiquette

Good business etiquette is essential to a company’s growth and success. A company without common courtesies experiences more employee turnover, more EEOC expenses and more time spent on paperwork related to complaint issues. On an individual level, when you don't use manners and common courtesy, it shows a lack of consideration and professionalism. People then make judgments about you regardless of your abilities. This program provides guidelines for common business etiquette, how to show respect for everyone, how to establish positive connections, and how to choose polite and positive responses to rude behavior. (1 Day) 

 

Employee Initiative

Many managers complain that their employees' work is incomplete and lacks professionalism. On the other hand, many employees complain that their managers don't let them do interesting projects. The solutions to both situations is accomplished by empowering employees and requiring accountability in return, and establish meaningful accountability measures and evaluate the most effective way to "make it happen.” (1/2 Day) 

 

Ethics in the Workplace

Workplace ethics go beyond doing the right thing. An ethical workplace establishes a solid foundation for organizational behavior, cultivates better teamwork and productivity, creates consistent standards for company offerings, ensures the legality and enforcement of corporate policies, and supports company growth and reputation. Discover how workplace ethics should be developed, how to create the standards and policies that support them, how employees can be trained and managed to follow and support these standards, and how to deal with problems where ethics are concerned. (1/2 Day)

 

How to Manage Your Emotions

In a world full of budget cuts, layoffs, and constant change, it’s no wonder it’s become more difficult to manage emotions at work. How to Manage Your Emotions gives individuals the tools they need to control physical responses, reframe thinking, handle accidental outbursts, and learn long-term strategies for channeling emotions productively. (1/2 Day) 

 

Resilience: How to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough

Surviving the everyday challenges of organizational life requires resilience, the skill that enables people to bounce back from adversity time and time again. Resilience: How to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough helps individuals to develop the self-confidence, support networks, and stress management skills they need to become resilient employees. (1/2 Day)