Courses

  • 2 Lessons

    Business Succession Planning

    Business succession planning is all about being prepared. The loss of valuable leadership can cripple even the strongest of companies. Succession planning is an essential component to the survival and growth of any business. Whether it is grooming employees to become leaders, or preparing for an employee’s retirement you will identify common obstacles and how to overcome them.
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    Contract Management

    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 relationships will flourish. If they are not, companies face financial loss, relationship harm, and damaged reputations.
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    Crisis Management

    Crisis management is as important as finance management, personnel management, etc. Having a clear and effective program and plan for an event is critical not only to your survival, but critical to the profitability and possibly the survival of the company. Being able to identify risk, assess the situation and respond appropriately is important, and requires not only training, but practice.
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    Developing a Lunch and Learn

    Hosting a Lunch and Learn session is a low-cost training option. It is a great way to introduce a topic or give a small demonstration on a new product or service. They are usually voluntary; thus, attendance can sometimes be an issue, but with this workshop you will be given the knowledge to work through this issue and others.
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    Employee On-boarding

    Employee On-boarding is a vital part of any companies hiring procedure. Hiring, training, and bringing new employees on board is a huge investment. On-boarding will assist newly hired employees in developing and keeping their skills. Knowledge will be retained, and their value will increase within the company.
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    Employee Recruitment

    Many companies simply wait for talent to come to them. Simply advertising an open position and hoping that you find the right talent does not guarantee that you will find the best people. Actively seeking out qualified candidates is the best way to ensure that you find the talent that you need. Recruitment is essential to the success of your business.
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    Employee Termination Process

    Having to fire an employee is never an easy task. Sometimes, despite attempts of open communication and encouraging performance, an employee will need to be terminated from the company. One of the hardest aspects of preparing to fire an employee is to separate the emotions from the facts. Firing an employee should always be a last resort, so it is important that the manager has covered all other avenues possible before moving forward.
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    Generation Gaps

    While having various cultures in one workplace can present communication problems and conflicts, the benefits of such a variety in the workplace outweigh it. The workplace can present challenges to management in terms of handling the different generations present. As older workers delay retiring and younger workers are entering the workforce, the work environment has become a patchwork of varying perspectives and experiences, all valuable to say the least.
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    Health and Wellness at Work

    Employee  wellness  programs have become a staple in many companies as a way to attract top talent, keep them happy and productive, and decrease employee turnover. In fact, 80% of employees at companies with robust health and wellness programs at  work  feel engaged and cared for by their employers.
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    Hiring Strategies

    Successful companies are made up of great employees, so why not hire great employees? Hiring and training employees is an expensive venture. Hiring the right person is more about skills and abilities; it is about finding the right combination of skills, attitude, and fit for your organization’s culture.
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    Human Resources Management

    Recently tasks that were originally thought to fall under the responsibility of the human resources department have become a part of many managers job descriptions. The sharing and diffusion of these tasks throughout the organization has had an impact particularly on those that are not equipped with the skills or knowledge to deal with these issues.
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    Measuring Results from Training

    Although we all know that training can have many amazing benefits, sometimes it can be hard to prove those benefits with a dollar value to training. Some topics, like sales training or time management, might have direct, tangible benefits. Other topics, like communication or leadership, might have benefits that you can’t put a dollar value on.
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    Millennial On-boarding

    On-boarding new employees is a secure investment that will assist newly hired employees in developing their skills, knowledge, and value within the company. It will help match the technically skilled Millennial workforce with new and emerging needs of your company, which gives your company an advantage within the market.
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    Talent Management

    Every company wants to have the best and brightest employees, and with Talent Management that can be achieved. With a company’s workforce generally being its highest cost, does it not make sense to invest in it? With Talent Management you are developing a more skilled workforce, and attracting better and more skilled new hires.
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    Train the Trainer

    Whether you are preparing to be a professional trainer, or you are someone who does a bit of training as a part of their job, you always want to be prepared. You will understand that training is a process where skills, knowledge, and attitudes are applied in a unique way.
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    Universal Safety Practices

    The importance of safety cannot be overstated. Every organization is responsible for the safety of employees while they are working. It is estimated that safety problems cost companies $1 billion a week. Understanding universal safety practices and how to implement them will help keep everyone protected while ensuring the company’s financial security.
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    Workplace Diversity

    Improving diversity knowledge is a required component of every company. With more and more businesses having global presence workplace diversity is a forgone conclusion. You will be able to use strategies to be proactive and remove barriers. You will be shown how to build and encourage diversity in their workplace and community.
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    Workplace Harassment

    Harassment can be based on a variety of factors such as race, sex, and disability. Experiencing an uncomfortable situation in the workplace may be more than an unpleasant event; it may be against the law. This alone is what makes this topic very important for every organization.
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    Workplace Violence

    Workplace harassment must be identified, discouraged, and prevented in order to keep a hostile work environment from developing. Left unchecked, harassment can escalate into violence. Workplace violence and harassment training is essential to the safety of all employees.