Facilitative leadership is the process of enabling your team to maximize their contributions, in order to get better results. To do this you need to establish a culture of “the team,” where you manage everyone’s skills, set clear goals, and nurture team spirit and communication. If your team is working on a project, answering questions like who, how, and why for them will increase purpose and drive, making good outcomes easier to achieve. As workplaces become more reliant on interpersonal problem-solving, not just tactical execution, you’ll need to use facilitation more and more, so having the right skills is a must. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Identify what “facilitating” is in leadership • Understand how a facilitative approach drives results • Structure facilitation to reach goals Why take this course? This course will show you why lacking facilitative leadership skills can be damaging for your business, and how effective facilitating can actually drive results. Taking this course will help all leaders develop and improve their skills, regardless of experience, to help ensure your results are good for business. It can also benefit those in any level of management, as these skills aren’t exclusive to leadership. 10 mins | SCORM | Takeaway Tasks
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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.