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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

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: Wednesday October 21, 11:00am – 1:00pm EST ($50)

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

Cost of webinar: $50 (includes HST)

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

This webinar will introduce the latest research in providing/receiving feedback to discuss how managers can mentor and develop their staff while also improving firm retention of top talent.  This topic will also address how to receive feedback top down to ensure that expectations are clear and that managers feel valued for contributions.

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)

ON DEMANDMotivation and teamwork (0.5 hr) – $35

Course overview:

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 “Daily Show” style course will introduce you to 3 recent research studies that can be used to improve motivation and increase productivity within teams.

Learning objectives:

  1. Exploring the common challenges in leading teams to effective results
  2. Learning and applying practical tools to help motivate teams and improve productivity
  3. Understanding the latest research on motivation and teamwork 

0.5 hr of verifiable CPD (Certificate will be provided upon course completion)

ON DEMANDBridging the generational gap (1.5 hrs) – $65

In this online course, 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.

Learning objectives:

  1. Defining the different generational categories within the workplace
  2. Understanding the major events and influences for each generation
  3. Understanding common misperceptions among each generation
  4. Using current research models to identify the root causes of conflicts within a generationally diverse team or organization.
  5. Applying specific tools to increase our understanding and communication across our diverse generational team members

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