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What you will learn - Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity
  • Understand how to create a preliminary plan
  • Understand the GROW model
  • Identify your primary leadership style
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Create positive imagery
  • Understand when feedback should take place
  • Identify Kolb's learning cycle
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
Get BIG Savings with our Coaching and Mentoring Online Bundle, 5 Certificate Courses
  1. Coaching and Mentoring
  2. Leadership Skills for Supervisors
  3. Appreciative Inquiry
  4. Delivering Constructive Criticism
  5. Performance Management
1. Coaching and Mentoring: Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity

You are in your office looking over your performance report and it happened again. Your low performing employee failed to meet quota this month even after you spoke with them about the importance of meeting goals. This employee has a great attitude and you know they can do better. You just do not know how to motivate them to reach the goal. Money used to work, but that has worn off. You are baffled and you know being frustrated makes matters worse. What do you do?

The Coaching And Mentoring course focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.

By the end of this Coaching and Mentoring Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between mentoring and coaching,
  • Understand the GROW model.
  • Identify and set appropriate goals using the SMART method of setting goals.
  • Understand how to identify the current state or reality of your employee’s situation.
  • Identify the steps needed in defining options for your employee
  • Understand how to create a preliminary plan.
  • Finalize a plan or wrap it up motivating your employee to work within them.
  • Identify the benefits of fostering trust with your employee.
  • Identify the steps in giving effective feedback.
  • Identify and overcome obstacles that hinder the growth and development of your employee.
  • Identify the end and how to transition your employee to other growth opportunities.
  • How to use both mentoring and coaching to enable long-term development through a positive relationship with your employee.
2. Leadership Skills for Supervisors: Master The Three Fundamental Skills Of Leadership

There are three fundamental skill areas that all leaders need to master: communication, coaching, and conflict. This introductory course will give you basic skills in all three areas.

In this course, you will learn about coaching models, conflict resolution techniques, and ways to communicate with your employees. You will also complete leadership assessment to help you identify how to connect with others. As a bonus, you will receive an introduction to some important leadership theories, including the Situational Leadership II® model and servant leadership.

After you complete this Leadership Skills for Supervisors: Communication, Coaching, and Conflict course, you will be able to:

  • Learn ways to prioritize, plan, and manage your time.
  • Identify your primary leadership style.
  • Develop some flexibility to use other leadership styles.
  • Determine ways you can meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching.
  • Explore ways to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems.
3. Appreciative Inquiry: Strengthen an Organization by Creating a Positive Environment

Organizations can be thought of as a living being made up of the individuals working within it. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change the whole organization by changing the people. Through positive questioning employees will be directed to move in a positive direction. Recognizing the strengths and values of what works, as opposed to what's wrong will transform the individuals and in turn transform the organization.

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories you are able to transform your organization.

By the end of this Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognize positive attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment
4. Delivering Constructive Criticism: How to Manage Criticism to Benefit Your Organization

Delivering Constructive Criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. Through this course you will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist with this challenging task. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism it needs to be handled in a very specific way.

Constructive Criticism if done correctly will provide great benefits to your organization. It provides the ability for management to nullify problematic behaviors and develop well rounded and productive employees. Constructive feedback shows an employee that management cares about them and will invest time and effort into their careers.

By the end of this Delivering Constructive Criticism Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand when feedback should take place
  • Learn how to prepare and plan to deliver constructive criticism
  • Determine the appropriate atmosphere in which it should take place
  • Identify the proper steps to be taken during the session
  • Know how emotions and certain actions can negatively impact the effects of the session
  • Recognise the importance of setting goals and the method used to set them
5. Performance Management: Focus Everyone on the same Priorities to Improve Performance

Performance Management is making sure the employee and the organization are focused on the same priorities. It touches on the organization itself by improving production and reducing waste. It helps the employee or individual set and meet their goals and improves the employee manager relationship. This is key in keeping an organization and employee aligned, which improves performance and productivity, is Performance Management.

When changes occur Performance Management helps the transition to be smoother and less hectic. It helps the organization and employee have a stream-lined relationship which improves communication and interactions between the two groups. It will help close any gaps that exist in an employee's skill-set and make them a more valuable employee through feedback and coaching.

By the end of this Performance Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define performance management
  • Understand how performance management works and the tools to make it work
  • Learn the three phases of performance management and how to assess it
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
  • Learn how to give feedback on performance management
  • Identify Kolb's learning cycle
  • Recognize the importance of motivation
  • Develop a performance journal and performance plan

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Coaching and Mentoring Bundle, 5 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Coaching and Mentoring

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Coaching, Mentoring, aren’t they the same?

  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • The G.R.O.W. Model

Section Three: Setting Goals

  • “G” for Goals
  • Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas
  • Create SMART Goals

Section Four: The Reality of GROW

  • Understanding Where You Are
  • Past Performance

Section Five: Options of GROW…

  • Your Path to BIG Success
  • The Best Approach
  • Structuring a Plan. 22

Section Six: It’s a Wrap

  • Create a Development Plan
  • First Step
  • Motivation

Section Seven: The Importance of Trust

  • What is Trust?
  • Trust & Coaching
  • How to Build a Trusting Relationship

Section Eight: Feedback

  • Characteristics of Good Feedback
  • Constructive Criticism
  • Encouraging Growth and Development

Section Nine: Obstacles & Roadblocks

  • Frequent Obstacles
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid
  • Reviewing Progress & Re-evaluating Goals
  • Focusing on Progress not Shortfalls

Section Ten: Reaching the End

  • Achieving the Goal
  • Record the Achievements

Section Eleven: How Mentoring Differs from Coaching

  • Blending the Two Models
  • GROW Model & Mentoring
  • It’s all About Relationships

Section Twelve: Wrapping it Up

Course 2 - Leadership Skills for Supervisors Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Pre-Assignment Review

  •     Making Connections

Session 3: Whats Your Type? How About Mine?

  •     Seeking Information
  •     Identifying Your Characteristics and Preferences
  •     Questionnaire
  •     What Does it Mean To Have a Number?
  •     Mostly As – Inquiring Rationals, Part One
  •     Mostly As – Inquiring Rationals, Part Two
  •     Mostly Bs – Authentic Idealists, Part One
  •     Mostly Bs – Authentic Idealists, Part Two
  •     Mostly Cs – Organized Guardians, Part One
  •     Mostly Cs – Organized Guardians, Part Two
  •     Mostly Ds – Resourceful Artisans, Part One
  •     Mostly Ds – Resourceful Artisans, Part Two
  •     Whats Important?
  •     Debrief
  •     Understanding Introverts and Extroverts
  •     Questionnaire
  •     Using the Continuum
  •     Case Study

Session 4: Understanding Leadership

  •     About Leadership
  •     The Situational Leadership II® Model
  •     Understanding Your Comfort Zone
  •     Choosing Our Style
  •     The Cyclical Process
  •     Managing Performance
  •     Making Connections
  •     Servant Leadership
  •     Making Connections
  •     Onboarding and Orientation
  •     First Day Disasters
  •     Considering the Consequences

Session 5: Manage Your Time and Your Energy

  •     Introduction
  •     Larks and Owls
  •     SPIRIT Goals
  •     Organizing Your Workspace, Part One
  •     Organizing Your Workspace, Part Two
  •     Organizing Your Workspace, Part Three
  •     Our Top Time Management Tip

Session 6: The Commitment Curve

  •     The Big Picture
  •     The Phases of the Curve
  •     Stages of the Curve
  •     Stage One: Uninformed Optimism
  •     Stage Two: Informed Pessimism
  •     Stage Three: Hopeful Realism
  •     Stage Four: Informed Optimism
  •     Summary
  •     What Can Be Done to Bridge the Commitment Gap?

Session 7: Employee Development Models

  •     The Coaching Model
  •     Step One: Frame a Conversation, Part One
  •     Step One: Frame a Conversation, Part Two
  •     Step Two: Create Opportunities
  •     Step Three: Create an Action Plan
  •     Step Four: Give Feedback, Part One
  •     Step Four: Give Feedback, Part Two
  •     The Dialogue Model
  •     Defining I Messages
  •     Building the Message
  •     Description Techniques
  •     The Consequences and Benefits Matrix

Session 8: Dealing with Conflict and Difficult Issues

  •     Reflection
  •     Techniques for Resolving Conflict

Session 9: What Successful Leaders Do

  •     Secrets to Success
  •     Creating the Right Environment
  •     Making Connections
  •     Practices to Practice
  •     Making Connections

Session 10: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 3 - Appreciative Inquiry

Module One - Geting Started

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking  negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positives attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

Module Two - Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?
  • Generating a Better Future
  • Engaging People in Positive Thought
  • Change the Person, Change the Organisation

Module Three - Changing the Way You Think

  • Shifting from "What's Wrong?" to "What's Right?"
  • It's not eliminating mistakes - It's holding up success
  • Positive language will affect people's thinking
  • Limit or remove negative phrasing

Module Four - Four D Model

  • Discovery
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Delivery

Module Five - Four I Model

  • Initiate
  • Inquire
  • Imagine
  • Innovate

Module Six - Appreciative Inquiry Interview Style

  • Framing positive questions
  • Solicit positive stories
  • Finding what works
  • Recognize the reoccurring themes

Module Seven - Anticipatory Reality

  • Imagining a successful future will affect the present
  • Controlling negative anticipation
  • Current decisions will be influenced positively
  • Base it on Data and Real examples

Module Eight - The Power of Positive Imagery

  • Shaping performance with positive imagery
  • Being better prepared for adversity
  • People are more flexible and creative
  • Think of the perfect situation

Module Nine - Influencing Change Through Appreciative Inquiry

  • Using strengths to solve challenges
  • Confidence will promote positive change
  • Inquiry is a seed change
  • People will gravitate towards what is expected of them

Module Ten - Coaching and Managing with Appreciative Inquiry

  • Build around what works
  • Focus on increases
  • Recognise the best in people
  • Limit or remove negative comments

Module Eleven - Creating a Positive Core

  • Strengths
  • Best Practices
  • Peak Experiences
  • Successes

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Delivering Constructive Criticism

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - When Should Feedback Occur?

  • Repeated events or behavior
  • Breaches in Company policy
  • When informal feedback has not worked
  • Immediately after the occurrence

Module Three - Preparing and Planning

  • Gather facts on the issue
  • Practice your tone
  • Create an action plan
  • Keep written records

Module Four - Choosing a Time and Place

  • Check the ego at the door
  • Criticize in private, praise in public
  • It has to be face to face
  • Create a safe atmosphere

Module Five - During the session (Part 1)

  • The feedback sandwich
  • Monitor body language
  • Check for understanding
  • Practice active listening

Module Six - During the Session (Part 2)

  • Set goals
  • Be collaborative
  • Ask for a self-assessment
  • Always keep emotions in check

Module Seven - Setting Goals

  • SMART goals
  • The Three P's
  • Ask for their input
  • Be as specific as possible

Module Eight - Diffusing Anger or Negative Emotions

  • Choose the correct words
  • Stay on topic
  • Empathize
  • Try to avoid "You messages"

Module Nine - What Not to Do

  • Attacking or blaming
  • Not giving them a chance to speak
  • Talking down
  • Becoming emotional

Module Ten - After the Session (Part 1)

  • Set up a follow-up meeting
  • Make yourself available
  • Be very specific with the instuctions
  • Provide support and resources

Module Eleven - After the Session (Part 2)

  • Focus on the future
  • Measuring results
  • Was the action plan followed?
  • If improvement is not seen, then what?

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Performance Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - The Basics (Part 1)

  • What is performance management?
  • How does performance management work?
  • Tools

Module Three - The Basics (Part 2)

  • Three phase process
  • Assessments
  • Performance reviews

Module Four - Goal Setting

  • SMART goal setting
  • Specific goals
  • Measureable goals
  • Attainable goals
  • Realistic goals
  • Timely goals
  • Monitoring results

Module Five - Establishing Performance Goals

  • Strategic planning
  • Job analysis
  • Setting goals
  • Motivation

Module Six - 360 Degree Feedback

  • What is 360 degree feedback?
  • Vs. traditional performance reviews
  • The components

Module Seven - Competency Assessments

  • Competency assessment defined
  • Implementation
  • Final destination

Module Eight - Kolb's Learning Cycle

  • Experience
  • Observation
  • Conceptualisation
  • Experimentation

Module Nine - Motivation

  • Key factors
  • The motivation organisation
  • Identifying personal motivators
  • Evaluating and adapting

Module Ten - The Performance Journal

  • Record goals and accomplishments
  • Linking with your employees or managers
  • Implementing a performance coach
  • Keeping track

Module Eleven - Creating a Performance Plan

  • Goals
  • Desired results
  • Prioritization
  • Measure
  • Evaluation

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

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OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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  • Delivery: Online
  • Access: Unlimited Lifetime
  • Time: Study at your own pace
  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours per course
  • Assessments: Yes
  • Qualification: Certificate
About This Course
What you will learn - Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity
  • Understand how to create a preliminary plan
  • Understand the GROW model
  • Identify your primary leadership style
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Create positive imagery
  • Understand when feedback should take place
  • Identify Kolb's learning cycle
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
Get BIG Savings with our Coaching and Mentoring Online Bundle, 5 Certificate Courses
  1. Coaching and Mentoring
  2. Leadership Skills for Supervisors
  3. Appreciative Inquiry
  4. Delivering Constructive Criticism
  5. Performance Management
1. Coaching and Mentoring: Get the Best out of your Employees to Increase Productivity

You are in your office looking over your performance report and it happened again. Your low performing employee failed to meet quota this month even after you spoke with them about the importance of meeting goals. This employee has a great attitude and you know they can do better. You just do not know how to motivate them to reach the goal. Money used to work, but that has worn off. You are baffled and you know being frustrated makes matters worse. What do you do?

The Coaching And Mentoring course focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting.

By the end of this Coaching and Mentoring Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the difference between mentoring and coaching,
  • Understand the GROW model.
  • Identify and set appropriate goals using the SMART method of setting goals.
  • Understand how to identify the current state or reality of your employee’s situation.
  • Identify the steps needed in defining options for your employee
  • Understand how to create a preliminary plan.
  • Finalize a plan or wrap it up motivating your employee to work within them.
  • Identify the benefits of fostering trust with your employee.
  • Identify the steps in giving effective feedback.
  • Identify and overcome obstacles that hinder the growth and development of your employee.
  • Identify the end and how to transition your employee to other growth opportunities.
  • How to use both mentoring and coaching to enable long-term development through a positive relationship with your employee.
2. Leadership Skills for Supervisors: Master The Three Fundamental Skills Of Leadership

There are three fundamental skill areas that all leaders need to master: communication, coaching, and conflict. This introductory course will give you basic skills in all three areas.

In this course, you will learn about coaching models, conflict resolution techniques, and ways to communicate with your employees. You will also complete leadership assessment to help you identify how to connect with others. As a bonus, you will receive an introduction to some important leadership theories, including the Situational Leadership II® model and servant leadership.

After you complete this Leadership Skills for Supervisors: Communication, Coaching, and Conflict course, you will be able to:

  • Learn ways to prioritize, plan, and manage your time.
  • Identify your primary leadership style.
  • Develop some flexibility to use other leadership styles.
  • Determine ways you can meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching.
  • Explore ways to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems.
3. Appreciative Inquiry: Strengthen an Organization by Creating a Positive Environment

Organizations can be thought of as a living being made up of the individuals working within it. Appreciative Inquiry has the ability to change the whole organization by changing the people. Through positive questioning employees will be directed to move in a positive direction. Recognizing the strengths and values of what works, as opposed to what's wrong will transform the individuals and in turn transform the organization.

Appreciative Inquiry is a shift from looking at problems and deficiencies and instead focusing on strengths and successes. It is a tool for change, and it will strengthen relationships throughout your business. Through best practices and positive stories you are able to transform your organization.

By the end of this Appreciative Inquiry Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognize positive attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment
4. Delivering Constructive Criticism: How to Manage Criticism to Benefit Your Organization

Delivering Constructive Criticism is one of the most challenging things for anyone. Through this course you will gain valuable knowledge and skills that will assist with this challenging task. When an employee commits an action that requires feedback or criticism it needs to be handled in a very specific way.

Constructive Criticism if done correctly will provide great benefits to your organization. It provides the ability for management to nullify problematic behaviors and develop well rounded and productive employees. Constructive feedback shows an employee that management cares about them and will invest time and effort into their careers.

By the end of this Delivering Constructive Criticism Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Understand when feedback should take place
  • Learn how to prepare and plan to deliver constructive criticism
  • Determine the appropriate atmosphere in which it should take place
  • Identify the proper steps to be taken during the session
  • Know how emotions and certain actions can negatively impact the effects of the session
  • Recognise the importance of setting goals and the method used to set them
5. Performance Management: Focus Everyone on the same Priorities to Improve Performance

Performance Management is making sure the employee and the organization are focused on the same priorities. It touches on the organization itself by improving production and reducing waste. It helps the employee or individual set and meet their goals and improves the employee manager relationship. This is key in keeping an organization and employee aligned, which improves performance and productivity, is Performance Management.

When changes occur Performance Management helps the transition to be smoother and less hectic. It helps the organization and employee have a stream-lined relationship which improves communication and interactions between the two groups. It will help close any gaps that exist in an employee's skill-set and make them a more valuable employee through feedback and coaching.

By the end of this Performance Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define performance management
  • Understand how performance management works and the tools to make it work
  • Learn the three phases of performance management and how to assess it
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
  • Learn how to give feedback on performance management
  • Identify Kolb's learning cycle
  • Recognize the importance of motivation
  • Develop a performance journal and performance plan

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Coaching and Mentoring Bundle, 5 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Coaching and Mentoring

Section One: Getting Started

  • Objectives

Section Two: Coaching, Mentoring, aren’t they the same?

  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • The G.R.O.W. Model

Section Three: Setting Goals

  • “G” for Goals
  • Identifying Appropriate Goal Areas
  • Create SMART Goals

Section Four: The Reality of GROW

  • Understanding Where You Are
  • Past Performance

Section Five: Options of GROW…

  • Your Path to BIG Success
  • The Best Approach
  • Structuring a Plan. 22

Section Six: It’s a Wrap

  • Create a Development Plan
  • First Step
  • Motivation

Section Seven: The Importance of Trust

  • What is Trust?
  • Trust & Coaching
  • How to Build a Trusting Relationship

Section Eight: Feedback

  • Characteristics of Good Feedback
  • Constructive Criticism
  • Encouraging Growth and Development

Section Nine: Obstacles & Roadblocks

  • Frequent Obstacles
  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Pyramid
  • Reviewing Progress & Re-evaluating Goals
  • Focusing on Progress not Shortfalls

Section Ten: Reaching the End

  • Achieving the Goal
  • Record the Achievements

Section Eleven: How Mentoring Differs from Coaching

  • Blending the Two Models
  • GROW Model & Mentoring
  • It’s all About Relationships

Section Twelve: Wrapping it Up

Course 2 - Leadership Skills for Supervisors Online Certificate Course

Session 1: Course Overview

  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Pre-Assignment

Session 2: Pre-Assignment Review

  •     Making Connections

Session 3: Whats Your Type? How About Mine?

  •     Seeking Information
  •     Identifying Your Characteristics and Preferences
  •     Questionnaire
  •     What Does it Mean To Have a Number?
  •     Mostly As – Inquiring Rationals, Part One
  •     Mostly As – Inquiring Rationals, Part Two
  •     Mostly Bs – Authentic Idealists, Part One
  •     Mostly Bs – Authentic Idealists, Part Two
  •     Mostly Cs – Organized Guardians, Part One
  •     Mostly Cs – Organized Guardians, Part Two
  •     Mostly Ds – Resourceful Artisans, Part One
  •     Mostly Ds – Resourceful Artisans, Part Two
  •     Whats Important?
  •     Debrief
  •     Understanding Introverts and Extroverts
  •     Questionnaire
  •     Using the Continuum
  •     Case Study

Session 4: Understanding Leadership

  •     About Leadership
  •     The Situational Leadership II® Model
  •     Understanding Your Comfort Zone
  •     Choosing Our Style
  •     The Cyclical Process
  •     Managing Performance
  •     Making Connections
  •     Servant Leadership
  •     Making Connections
  •     Onboarding and Orientation
  •     First Day Disasters
  •     Considering the Consequences

Session 5: Manage Your Time and Your Energy

  •     Introduction
  •     Larks and Owls
  •     SPIRIT Goals
  •     Organizing Your Workspace, Part One
  •     Organizing Your Workspace, Part Two
  •     Organizing Your Workspace, Part Three
  •     Our Top Time Management Tip

Session 6: The Commitment Curve

  •     The Big Picture
  •     The Phases of the Curve
  •     Stages of the Curve
  •     Stage One: Uninformed Optimism
  •     Stage Two: Informed Pessimism
  •     Stage Three: Hopeful Realism
  •     Stage Four: Informed Optimism
  •     Summary
  •     What Can Be Done to Bridge the Commitment Gap?

Session 7: Employee Development Models

  •     The Coaching Model
  •     Step One: Frame a Conversation, Part One
  •     Step One: Frame a Conversation, Part Two
  •     Step Two: Create Opportunities
  •     Step Three: Create an Action Plan
  •     Step Four: Give Feedback, Part One
  •     Step Four: Give Feedback, Part Two
  •     The Dialogue Model
  •     Defining I Messages
  •     Building the Message
  •     Description Techniques
  •     The Consequences and Benefits Matrix

Session 8: Dealing with Conflict and Difficult Issues

  •     Reflection
  •     Techniques for Resolving Conflict

Session 9: What Successful Leaders Do

  •     Secrets to Success
  •     Creating the Right Environment
  •     Making Connections
  •     Practices to Practice
  •     Making Connections

Session 10: A Personal Action Plan

  •     Starting Point
  •     Where I Want to Go
  •     How I Will Get There

Course 3 - Appreciative Inquiry

Module One - Geting Started

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Know the meaning of appreciative inquiry
  • Think in positive terms and avoid thinking  negatively
  • Encourage others to think positively
  • Recognise positives attributes in people
  • Create positive imagery
  • Manage and guide employees in a positive environment

Module Two - Introducing Appreciative Inquiry

  • What is Appreciative Inquiry?
  • Generating a Better Future
  • Engaging People in Positive Thought
  • Change the Person, Change the Organisation

Module Three - Changing the Way You Think

  • Shifting from "What's Wrong?" to "What's Right?"
  • It's not eliminating mistakes - It's holding up success
  • Positive language will affect people's thinking
  • Limit or remove negative phrasing

Module Four - Four D Model

  • Discovery
  • Dream
  • Design
  • Delivery

Module Five - Four I Model

  • Initiate
  • Inquire
  • Imagine
  • Innovate

Module Six - Appreciative Inquiry Interview Style

  • Framing positive questions
  • Solicit positive stories
  • Finding what works
  • Recognize the reoccurring themes

Module Seven - Anticipatory Reality

  • Imagining a successful future will affect the present
  • Controlling negative anticipation
  • Current decisions will be influenced positively
  • Base it on Data and Real examples

Module Eight - The Power of Positive Imagery

  • Shaping performance with positive imagery
  • Being better prepared for adversity
  • People are more flexible and creative
  • Think of the perfect situation

Module Nine - Influencing Change Through Appreciative Inquiry

  • Using strengths to solve challenges
  • Confidence will promote positive change
  • Inquiry is a seed change
  • People will gravitate towards what is expected of them

Module Ten - Coaching and Managing with Appreciative Inquiry

  • Build around what works
  • Focus on increases
  • Recognise the best in people
  • Limit or remove negative comments

Module Eleven - Creating a Positive Core

  • Strengths
  • Best Practices
  • Peak Experiences
  • Successes

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Delivering Constructive Criticism

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - When Should Feedback Occur?

  • Repeated events or behavior
  • Breaches in Company policy
  • When informal feedback has not worked
  • Immediately after the occurrence

Module Three - Preparing and Planning

  • Gather facts on the issue
  • Practice your tone
  • Create an action plan
  • Keep written records

Module Four - Choosing a Time and Place

  • Check the ego at the door
  • Criticize in private, praise in public
  • It has to be face to face
  • Create a safe atmosphere

Module Five - During the session (Part 1)

  • The feedback sandwich
  • Monitor body language
  • Check for understanding
  • Practice active listening

Module Six - During the Session (Part 2)

  • Set goals
  • Be collaborative
  • Ask for a self-assessment
  • Always keep emotions in check

Module Seven - Setting Goals

  • SMART goals
  • The Three P's
  • Ask for their input
  • Be as specific as possible

Module Eight - Diffusing Anger or Negative Emotions

  • Choose the correct words
  • Stay on topic
  • Empathize
  • Try to avoid "You messages"

Module Nine - What Not to Do

  • Attacking or blaming
  • Not giving them a chance to speak
  • Talking down
  • Becoming emotional

Module Ten - After the Session (Part 1)

  • Set up a follow-up meeting
  • Make yourself available
  • Be very specific with the instuctions
  • Provide support and resources

Module Eleven - After the Session (Part 2)

  • Focus on the future
  • Measuring results
  • Was the action plan followed?
  • If improvement is not seen, then what?

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - Performance Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - The Basics (Part 1)

  • What is performance management?
  • How does performance management work?
  • Tools

Module Three - The Basics (Part 2)

  • Three phase process
  • Assessments
  • Performance reviews

Module Four - Goal Setting

  • SMART goal setting
  • Specific goals
  • Measureable goals
  • Attainable goals
  • Realistic goals
  • Timely goals
  • Monitoring results

Module Five - Establishing Performance Goals

  • Strategic planning
  • Job analysis
  • Setting goals
  • Motivation

Module Six - 360 Degree Feedback

  • What is 360 degree feedback?
  • Vs. traditional performance reviews
  • The components

Module Seven - Competency Assessments

  • Competency assessment defined
  • Implementation
  • Final destination

Module Eight - Kolb's Learning Cycle

  • Experience
  • Observation
  • Conceptualisation
  • Experimentation

Module Nine - Motivation

  • Key factors
  • The motivation organisation
  • Identifying personal motivators
  • Evaluating and adapting

Module Ten - The Performance Journal

  • Record goals and accomplishments
  • Linking with your employees or managers
  • Implementing a performance coach
  • Keeping track

Module Eleven - Creating a Performance Plan

  • Goals
  • Desired results
  • Prioritization
  • Measure
  • Evaluation

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Requirements

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

Microsoft Windows XP, or laterModern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

OSX/iOS 6 or laterModern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or fasterFlash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Requirements

Entry requirements:

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.


Minimum education:

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.


Device requirements:

Students will need access to a computer/any device and the internet.

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