“If they can do it, I can do it.” When you lead by example, you make it easy for others to follow you. You might be the type of person who jumps in with both feet, or perhaps you prefer to sit back and only ever take calculated risks. Whatever you do and however you do it – when leading, people are influenced by your actions and behavior. For leaders, setting a “good” example for your workforce is key to gaining trust and boosting the productivity of your business. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: • Understand what “leading by example” really means • Identify the benefits of leading by example for businesses • Set good examples to your workforce Why take this course? Like it or not, you’re always leading by example. And that might have a negative or positive impact on your business. You should be clear on what you aim to achieve, and reflect that clarity of vision in your own words and actions. This course will help both new and experienced leaders to match goals with actions and behaviors in order to actively lead by example. 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.