One of the best ways to contribute to your company is to grow and develop your skills and capabilities. This is because individuals with strong expertise and experience increase innovation, contribute to higher productivity levels, and improve customer service. While each of us was hired because of our skills and capabilities, our expertise and experience definitely grows over time, thus increasing our contribution to the organization.This course will help you identify technology you will learn to strengthen your skills at work. The technology may be a software program, a new mobile device, a piece of machinery, or may even be an existing system you want to gain super user status in. This technology may be fairly simple and straightforward or it may be more complex and require time to create proficiency. This course will help you determine the best technology for you to learn for your job right now. By completing this course, you will be able to learn a new workplace technology to enhance your individual work performance. Course Result: Learn a new workplace technology to enhance your individual work performance. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute).
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.