While teamwork can naturally occur within groups, as a manager you can influence and encourage teamwork by helping everyone clearly understand how each team member contributes and adds value to the project or work team. This knowledge will then lead to a more cohesive team that uses each person’s talents in the best way possible thus delivering high levels of performance and great overall results. This course will provide a process meet with the various project or work teams you are responsible for managing or overseeing to implement selected actions to strengthen teamwork within the teams. By completing this course, you will know how to encourage project teams and work teams to rely on each other’s skills, knowledge, and abilities. Course Result: Encourage project teams and work teams to rely on each other’s skills, knowledge, and abilities. 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.