Since the topic of resources can get complicated, it’s helpful to have some guidelines you can follow to help make difficult decisions. Your strategic priorities are this guide. Using team, department or company priorities can help make resource allocation a little easier. Using these priorities can help you and others determine what resources must be secured and what can wait. Using strategic priorities as the foundation to your decisions can also help you explain your decisions to others. It’s a great way to ensure everyone is in agreement and working together. For this course you will identify the resources required to achieve the team’s strategic priorities. As the manager, you will discuss the topic of resources, share why using the team’s strategic priorities can be helpful in making sound resource decisions. By completing this course, you will know how to define the strategic priorities for the department and align the required resources. Course Result: Define the strategic priorities for the department and align the required resources. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Leadership Development Learning Track. This course is part of Vado’s Leadership Development learning track which has been approved for 3.25 hours of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Professional Development Credits (PDCs).
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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.