Each of us is always looking for different ways to develop and build our capabilities. When we develop, we are able to perform our job better, contribute more to the team, and feel confident about what we can do and deliver. Yet our workdays are busy, and development can be hard. Sometimes we don’t know what to do, and sometimes we struggle to find the time to build our capabilities. For this course you will identify two development actions you can do over the next 60 days. You will use the Development Action Guidelines to help identify what you can do. By completing this course, you will be able to identify the top actions you can do to strengthen your skills, capabilities, and overall performance. Course Result: Identify the top actions you can do to strengthen your skills, capabilities, and overall performance. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).
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.