Innovation, while critical for the overall organization, must start at the individual level. It is the innovation of individual people that lead the way for improvements. Time and time again we see the innovative ideas of individuals leading the way to create better products, improve customer service, and deliver great results. Therefore, it is essential to excite, inspire, and reward the innovation of each person to ensure the team, department, and organization stays competitive, delivers quality service, and can do great things. For this course provides a process to reinforce and increase employee innovation with your team. The more you talk about and reinforce the importance of innovation, the more innovative ideas and actions you’ll see from your team. By completing this course, you will know how to increase the level of innovative actions of your employees. Course Result: Increase the level of innovative actions of your employees. 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.