As a leader, not only do you need to implement and lead change, you also need to do so with speed. Rarely do we have all the time in the world to make a change and get people onboard. The reality is there are deadlines and business strategies that must be accounted for and taken into consideration. The good news is that there are a few proven strategies to help us accelerate the acceptance of change. These include building a change reputation, creating an understanding of the current state, building a vision for the desired future, articulating clear first steps, and increasing your optimism. This course will help you assess how well you perform the actions associated with accelerating change with others. Once you have this information, you’ll be able to select from a list of development actions to strengthen your skills. By completing this course, you will know how to implement the right actions to accelerate the acceptance and success of any organization change. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Management Development Learning Track.
Most frequent questions and answers
Co-operative education is a three-way partnership between the university, students and employers. Students apply their classroom knowledge in a series of four-month work experiences. You, the employer, enhance a student’s education, while reaping the unique benefits of CO-OP employees.
- Year-round access to well-motivated, qualified employees.
- Access to potential full-time staff in a controlled environment, reducing your costs and risks.
- Access to a cost-effective source of temporary employees for peak periods or special projects.
- A say in what students learn by working with the university.
- Promotion of your organization as one that believes in developing the potential of young people.
- Access to a great pool of French-speaking, English-speaking and bilingual students.
Most work terms run at least 15 weeks, or four months. They can be no shorter than 13 weeks. Some master’s students, as well as some science and engineering students, are available for 8 or 12 months’ work terms.
All jobs are reviewed by a CO-OP Program Coordinator, and only those providing students with work experience related to their professional development are approved. Administrative activities involved in a job should be less than 10% of the entire workload.
When you first contact SSC, you are assigned one of our Program Coordinators, depending on your discipline of interest. This person is your main contact in our office. As you move through the recruitment process, you also work with a representative from CO-OP Administrative Services, who assists with job posting and interview scheduling.