While we may make a great decision based on what we know about the situation, sometimes our selected solution does not fully solve the issue or solve it in the right way. This means we need another plan, and sometimes we need this plan fast. So why not be a proactive problem solver and identify a back up plan before you implement any solution. This way if things don’t work out as planned, you’re immediately ready to try something new. This course provides a process you’ll use when you have a problem that needs to be solved, and you are the person to solve it. Use this process as often as you want to. If it’s helpful, make it part of your problem solving process. Maybe using it just a few times is all you need. You’re the best judge to determine how this process can help you. What’s most important is that you continue strengthening your problem solving skills and your ability to adjust to changing conditions and circumstances. By completing this course, you will be able to identify a number of potential solutions for the same problem. Course Result: Identify a number of potential solutions for the same problem. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Management Development Learning Track.
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.