Your employees look to you for guidance, help, and support in difficult situations. While it may seem at times this is all you do, it is part of the job. An important aspect of any manager’s role is to help navigate challenges and obstacles with employees. While you shouldn’t solve for everything yourself, at times you do need to provide information, guidance and assistance. All of which is done with the hope that your employees will be better equipped to handle the next situation successfully on their own. In order for you to help your employees with challenges and difficult situations, you need to know when they’re happening. Simply put, you can’t help someone solve a problem if you don’t know one exists. There are a number of ways you can increase your awareness of these situations. This course will help you think about your preferred managerial style, your team’s situation, and select one or more methods that would work well for you. By completing this course, you will know how to provide help and assistance to your employees facing challenges and obstacles. Course Result: Provide help and assistance to your employees facing challenges and obstacles. 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.