Companies, teams, and individuals are always changing and evolving. New information, product improvements, changing strategies, and new technology all play a big role in creating the ever-changing work environment. Sometimes it may feel tough to keep up with everything that is happening within a team and company, as well as your industry too. One way to stay on top of things is to make sure new information, lessons learned, and best practices are captured and shared with others. This course enables everyone to stay current, develop new knowledge and capabilities, and strengthen their ability to adapt to changing circumstances and strategies. By completing this course, you will know how to encourage the capturing and sharing of best practices and lessons learned. Course Result: Encourage the capturing and sharing of best practices and lessons learned. 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).
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.