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LIVE WEBINARHow to provide effective feedback and improve employee engagement (2 hrs)

In this live webinar, we will introduce the latest research in providing effective feedback to discuss how managers can mentor and develop their staff while also improving firm retention of top talent. Providing effective feedback has a direct and positive effect on employee engagement.

The benefits of improving employee engagement within an organization are well supported:

  • Higher employee retention
  • Increased productivity
  • Increased job satisfaction

We will define the term employee engagement to understand how it is affected by receiving both effective and ineffective feedback. This course will then demonstrate effective strategies to help provide effective feedback and improve employee engagement. The learning objectives of this course include:

  1. Defining employee engagement and why it is important to an organization.
  2. Understanding the importance of providing effective feedback to employee engagement.
  3. Identifying the challenges facing managers in providing effective feedback to employees.
  4. Examining the key components that make the difference between effective feedback and ineffective feedback.
  5. Applying research-based tools to help managers provide effective feedback and improve employee engagement.

ON DEMAND (NEW)How to Provide Effective Feedback and Improve Employee Engagement (2hrs) – $65

Course overview

This video learning course will introduce the latest research in providing effective feedback to discuss how managers can mentor and develop their staff while also improving firm retention of top talent. Providing effective feedback has a direct and positive effect on employee engagement.

The benefits of improving employee engagement within an organization are well supported:

  • Higher employee retention
  • Increased productivity
  • Increased job satisfaction

We will define the term employee engagement to understand how it is affected by receiving both effective and ineffective feedback.   This course will then demonstrate effective strategies to help provide effective feedback and improve employee engagement.

Learning objectives

  1. Defining employee engagement and why it is important to an organization.
  2. Understanding the importance of providing effective feedback to employee engagement.
  3. Identifying the challenges facing managers in providing effective feedback to employees.
  4. Examining the key components that make the difference between effective feedback and ineffective feedback.
  5. Applying research-based tools to help managers provide effective feedback and improve employee engagement.

2.0 hrs or credits of verifiable professional development (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

LIVE WEBINARManaging your home office: Best practices for working remotely (1.5 hrs)

This webinar will investigate the benefits and challenges of working from home. The webinar will then provide practical research-based solutions to maximize your productivity and happiness while working from home.

LIVE WEBINARLeading virtual teams to success (1.5 hrs)

In this webinar, we will investigate the challenges of leading a virtual team. These challenges include motivating your team, providing feedback and communicating using teleconferencing software. The webinar will then provide practical research based solutions to help overcome these challenges and lead your virtual team to success

ON DEMANDLeading teams to excellence (0.2 hr) – Free

Learning objectives:

The objective of this course is to teach you how to assess and increase the collective intelligence of your team when completing/performing a shared task. Collective intelligence refers to a team’s ability and skill to complete a shared task. To achieve the learning objective of the course, the video and self learning activities will teach the following:

  1. Assessing the collective intelligence of your team
  2. Understanding how you can affect the collective intelligence of the team.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

After completion of this course, the professional competence that can be achieved by participants:

  1. Identify factors that increase collective intelligence
  2. Identify factors that decrease collective intelligence

Measurement of the knowledge, skills and abilities

After completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. List the 3 factors that correlate to a team’s collective intelligence.
  2. Assess the collective intelligence of your teams.
  3. Develop SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and timely) action steps to improve the collective intelligence of your team based on your assessment.
  4. Measure the increase in the collective intelligence of your team by specific metrics such as meeting project milestones and favourable project reviews
  5. Develop SMART action steps to encourage balanced contribution from team members measured by positive feedback (both formal and informal) from team members.
  6. Apply the factors correlated to increasing collective intelligence of a team to improve the team’s creative problem solving capabilities.

0.2 hrs of verifiable CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

LIVE WEBINARMotivation and teamwork (2 hrs)

Understanding how to create and maintain a motivating environment can be challenging given the differing individual and team incentives involved in completing a project or task. Motivation is a powerful tool and current research shows that it can lead to increased productivity within teams. This webinar will introduce you to 3 recent research studies that can be used to improve motivation and increase productivity within teams.

LIVE WEBINARLeading teams to excellence (1 hr)

The objective of this webinar is to teach you how to assess and increase the collective intelligence of your team when completing/performing a shared task. Collective intelligence refers to a team’s ability and skill to complete a shared task.   The learning objectives for this webinar are:

  1. Assessing the collective intelligence of your team
  2. Understanding how you can affect the collective intelligence of the team.

LIVE WEBINARImprov for business communication (1 hr)

Have you ever been caught off guard by a question or comment during a conversation or presentation? Have you ever looked back at your reaction and felt that you could have handled things differently? Did your emotions get the better of you?

This webinar will introduce you to the idea of using the concepts of improv when confronted with the unexpected during a conversation or presentation. Improv is typically associated with theatre and comedy; however, the techniques used in improv, such as active listening and offering, provide an extraordinary system to help improve an individual’s ability to respond with control to unexpected situations.

LIVE WEBINARBridging the generational gap

In this webinar, designed specifically for accounting and finance professionals, we will explore the perceptions of the generational differences between:

  • Baby Boomers
  • Generation X
  • Millennials
  • Generation Z and the newly termed,
  • Generation Alpha

We will use current research to identify potential areas of misconceptions between generations and implement tools to increase understanding and communication across our diverse generational team members.  The tools discussed can improve creative problem solving, conflict management and motivation within a generationally diverse team or organization

ON DEMANDImprov for business communication (0.3 hr) – $20

Have you ever been caught off guard by a question or comment during a conversation or presentation? Have you ever looked back at your reaction and felt that you could have handled things differently? Did your emotions get the better of you?

The online course will introduce you to the idea of using the concepts of improv when confronted with the unexpected during a conversation or presentation. Improv is typically associated with theatre and comedy; however the techniques used in improv, such as active listening and offering, provide an extraordinary system to help improve an individual’s ability to respond with control to unexpected situations.

Learning objectives

  • Defining improv and the concepts of improv
  • Understanding how it can be used to become a more effective communicator in a business professional environment

0.3 hrs or credits of verifiable professional development (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)