“Even if you have the managerial basics down, there is always an opportunity to learn, especially since managers need to be able to do so many things. The Managing for Success courseware helps managers strengthen their ability to lead and manage others by providing the tools and information they need to create a strong team culture, build integrity within the team, capitalize on the strengths and differences of others, as well as help team members solve problems and challenges in the best way possible. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: What the Team Loves About the Company Facilitate a team discussion regarding what employees love about the company Building Relationships with Colleagues Build relationships with colleagues to learn about their role, skills, and expertise Team Work-Life Balance The team determines what they can do together to create balance for everyone on the team More Than One Solution Identify a number of potential solutions for the same problem Solving Problems in the Right Way Determine what is required to ensure issues are solved in the right way at the right time Team Integrity Teams discuss what integrity looks like and identifies expectations for the team Speaking Freely with Others Share with your team how people react to you when you speak freely with others Soliciting Ideas and Opinions Create an agenda item to discuss how the ideas and opinions of others are being solicited and used Differences Make a Stronger Team Employees learn how each person is diverse and how these differences help make a strong team Understand Customer Needs Strengthen your understanding of your customers’ needs and what you can do to meet them The Importance of Safety Discuss and reinforce the importance of safety with your team Create a Safety Culture Create a team culture focused on safety and accident prevention”
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.