For most people, change is uncomfortable. It’s unpleasant. Even when it’s something we want, change can still be difficult. And when it’s something we don’t want or are unsure about, well, that’s when resistance kicks in. We’ve all experienced resistance to change, it’s a natural reaction everyone has from time to time. However, as a leader, it is essential to understand why resistance happens. When we understand the reasons for resistance to change, we are better equipped to know what to do to help others move forward. This course will help you identify the type of resistance a person or group is exhibiting. You will then learn what strategies you can use to help the person move forward. By completing this course, you will be able to diagnose resistance to change to effectively lead and champion 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.