There are many ways to increase individual performance and team success. Teamwork, managerial support, and coaching are among the many factors that make a difference. Another factor that makes a difference is the ability of individuals to solicit and use the ideas and opinions of others. No matter how talented a person may be, there are other talented people within the company who can provide additional insight into a problem or situation. This course will show you how to introduce the importance of different ideas and opinions, sharing with your team why it’s valuable to take the time to solicit the thoughts and opinions of others. You’ll ask your team to share their thoughts on why making the extra effort to solicit each other’s ideas and opinions would be beneficial. By completing this course, you will know how to create an agenda item to discuss how the ideas and opinions of others are being solicited and used. Course Result: Create an agenda item to discuss how the ideas and opinions of others are being solicited and used. 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.