The Encarta Dictionary defines knowledge management as the organization of intellectual resources and information systems within a business environment. Sounds pretty simple, right? Take a moment, though, and think about all the information that each person has in their brain. That's a lot of knowledge! The Knowledge Management workshop will give participants the tools that they will need to begin implementing knowledge management in your organization, no matter what the size of the company or the budget. Wherever there are humans working together for one goal, there is knowledge to be harvested, stored, and dispensed as needed. Workshop Objectives: Understand the basic concept of knowledge management (KM) Identify the do’s and don’ts of KM Identify the KM live cycle Identify the new KM paradigm Identify the KM models Understand how to build a KM rational for your company Understand how to customize KM definitions Identify the steps to implementing KM in your organization Identify tips for success Understand the advance topics in KM
It is easy to overlook the importance of contract management because it seems to be a boring, mundane topic. Contracts, however, are the basis of most business relationships. If contracts are managed well, business relationship will flourish. If they are not, companies face financial loss, relationship harm, and damaged reputations. With our “Contract Management” workshop, participants will discover the specifics of how contract management works and how to effectively source agents. Workshop Objectives: Identify contract elements Understand ethical contract management Calculate value Negotiate contracts Create basic amendments
The loss of valuable leadership can cripple a company. Business succession planning is essentially preparing successors to take on vital leadership roles when the need arises. It is essential to the long-term survival of a company. Every company should have a form of succession planning in its portfolio as it is not the expected absences that can cripple a company, but the unexpected ones. Whether it is preparing someone to take over a position of leadership in a corporation, or the sole proprietor of a small organization, Business Succession Planning will teach you the difference between succession planning and mere replacement planning. How you prepare people to take on the responsibilities of leadership so that the company thrives in the transition is just as important as picking the right person for the job. Workshop Objectives: Define business succession planning and its role in your company. Lay the groundwork to develop a succession plan. The importance of mentorship. Define and use a SWOT analysis to set goals. Create a plan, assign roles, and execute the plan. Communicate to develop support and manage change. Anticipate obstacles and evaluate and adapt goals and plans. Characterize success.
Money matters can be intimidating for even the smartest people. However, having a solid understanding of basic financial terms and methods is crucial to your career. When terms like ROI, EBIT, GAAP, and extrapolation join the conversation, you'll want to know what people are talking about, and you'll want to be able to participate in the discussion. The Budgets And Financial Reports workshop will give you a solid foundation in finance. We'll cover topics like commonly used terms, financial statements, budgets, forecasting, purchasing decisions, and financial legislation. Workshop Objectives: Identify financial terminology Understand financial statements Identify how to analyze financial statements Understand budgets How to make budgeting easy Understand advanced forecasting techniques Understand how to manage the budget Identify How to make smart purchasing decisions Identify the legal aspects of finances
A distracted employee is a less effective employee. Employees who do not pay attention to their work can waste valuable time and make careless mistakes. Your participants will be more efficient at their job, make fewer mistakes, and overall be more productive. Attention Management is a useful skill that allows managers to connect with their employees on an emotional level and motivate them to focus on their work and how to reach their personal and company goals. Participants will gain valuable insight and strategies into what it takes to be more attentive and vigilant. Workshop Objectives: Define and understand attention management. Identify different types of attention. Create strategies for goals and SMART goals. Be familiar with methods that focus attention. Put an end to procrastination. Learn how to prioritize time. Increased productivity Increased job satisfaction
Servant leadership can seem like a contradicting term, but it is becoming a very popular tool in many businesses. Servant leadership is a philosophy that involves focusing on others (i.e. your employees), and focus on their success, and in turn build better professional relationships that can benefit both manager and employee. Servant leadership shows that managers can be great leaders while boosting their employee’s confidence and further their success at the same time. With our “Servant Leadership” workshop, participants will discover the specifics of how servant leadership works and how it can benefit both leaders and employees!
As we grow, we learn to become leaders. Being a leader is natural for some, and learned for others. No matter how we have become a leader, it is important to remember we must lead ourselves before we lead others. Take the time to motivate yourself and realize that you can do it. With our “Self-Leadership” workshop, participants will discover the specifics of how to be a better leader for themselves and for others. Participants will be able to guide themselves in positives ways, which equals success!
With this course you will be able to provide the skills, guidance, and empowerment to your team of managers. They will then be better suited in leading and motivating their team and thus produce fantastic results. To be a successful manager means having a wide range of skills. Through this workshop you will be able to disperse your knowledge and experience throughout your leadership team. Manager Management takes a special type of leader. This workshop will expand the participant's knowledge and provide a way for them to teach and lead new and experienced managers. As every manager knows that learning never stops, this workshop will have something for everyone. Workshop Objectives: Welcome and orientate new managers Learn ways to successfully coach and mentor Learn ways to measure and evaluate performance How to handle complications Communicate between employees and their managers
They say that leaders are born, not made. While it is true that some people are born leaders, some leaders are born in the midst of adversity. Often, simple people who have never had a leadership role will stand up and take the lead when a situation they care about requires it. A simple example is parenting. When a child arrives, many parents discover leadership abilities they never knew existed in order to guide and protect their offspring. Once you learn the techniques of true Leadership And Influence, you will be able to build the confidence it takes to take the lead. The more experience you have acting as a genuine leader, the easier it will be for you. It is never easy to take the lead, as you will need to make decisions and face challenges, but it can become natural and rewarding. Workshop Objectives: Define “leadership” Explain the Great Man Theory Explain the Trait Theory Understand Transformational Leadership Understand the people you lead and how to adapt your leadership styles Explain leading by Directing Explain leading by Participating Explain leading by Delegating Kouzes and Posner Conduct a personal inventory Create an action plan Establish personal goals
Accredited course, Helps you get acquainted with project management and become immediately productive as a member of a project environment. This course provides an overview and introduction to an internationally recognised method called PRINCE2® Project Management; it is a best practice for Project Management. PRINCE2 is the world’s most widely-adopted project management method, used by people and organizations from wide-ranging industries and sectors. It is a flexible method that guides you through the essentials for managing successful projects, regardless of type or scale. Built upon seven principles, themes and processes, PRINCE2 can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. This package covers Introduction level study, further Foundation and Practitioner levels available for upgrade as and when you wish to progress to the next level. The Foundation level aims to confirm that you know and understand the PRINCE2 method well enough to be able to work effectively with, or as a member of, a project management team working within an environment supporting PRINCE2. The Practitioner level aims to confirm that you have sufficient knowledge and understanding in order to apply and tailor the method in a range of different project environments and scenarios. Beneﬁts of Method: Improve your delivery confidence as everyone understands their role in delivering what the business expects. Terminology that is common in all projects around the world with a methodology that works ‘effectively with ‘knowledge based practices Close your projects well to ensure lessons are captured and project assets are protected Structured approach with controls to provide a delivery methodology that works repeatedly and will enable you to successfully deliver projects Clearly understand your role, governance and responsibilities including the triggers, inputs and expected outputs Start your projects well to ensure successful and consistent delivery to achieve the expected benefits Enhance your CV and boost future employment prospects. Introduction Level - Course Content: • 2 modules with associated engaging, motion graphic video presented lessons • Notes to support each lesson and references to further suggested reading. • Support materials and exercises to consolidate the learning • Sample questions to test and embed the learning • Eligible for 5 CPU/PDU points. FAQs 1) What are the prerequisites to take this course? Familiarity with projects and Project management is useful but not essential. 2) Who should take this course? This course is aimed at individuals aspiring to become project managers and anyone who manages or wishes to manage projects. It is also relevant to other key staff involved in the design, development and delivery of projects, including: Project Board members (e.g. Senior Responsible Owners), Team Managers (e.g. Product Delivery Managers, IT Managers), Project Assurance (e.g. Business Change Analysts), Project Support (e.g. Project and Programme Office personnel) and operational line managers/staff. This is an accredited course eligible for CPDs/PDUs and is a precursor towards a potential further study/qualification (Foundation/Practitioner) in PRINCE2® Project Management 3) What will students achieve or be able to do after taking your course? a) Be able to describe the characteristics of a project b) Acknowledge the differences between projects and programs c) Understand key concepts relating to projects and PRINCE2 d) Learn the importance of using a structured strategy for successful project management e) Get to know the structure of PRINCE2 and understand PRINCE2 principles, themes and processes f) Learn how the themes and processes support the principles within a project environment g) Prepare you for a potential Foundation and/or Practitioner level qualification in PRINCE2® Project Management. (This is an Introduction package, Upgrade required to a Foundation and/or Practitioner level package) h) Eligible for 5 Category - C PDUs or CPDs Next Step/Course: PRINCE2® Project Management - Foundation