As a manager, you play a critical role in helping your employees build the skills they need to be successful now and in the future. One way to help is by facilitating the creation of a skill development plan. A strong development plan is a great way to stay focused and build the right skills that will make a difference now and in the future. This course will provide a process to help you meet with your employee to discuss and capture the skills and capabilities the employee would like to build over the next 12 to 18 months. These skills should be the key capabilities needed for the person’s current job, or for a desired future position. By completing this course, you will know how to create a skill development plan with your employee. Course Result: Create a skill development plan with your employee. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). This course is part of Vado’s Developing and Coaching Others course bundle which has been approved for 1.25 hours of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Professional Development Credits (PDCs).
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.