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What you will learn - Develop a core set of high performance skills, while working remotely
  • Define high performance teams
  • Define remote workforce
  • Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
  • Learn ways to manage time efficiently
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
  • Define performance management
  • Define collaborative business writing
  • Build collaborative writing teams
Get BIG Savings with our High Performance Teams Remote Workforce Online Bundle, 5 Certificate Courses
  1. High Performance Teams Remote Workforce
  2. Virtual Team Building and Management
  3. Telework & Telecommuting From Home
  4. Performance Management
  5. Collaborative Business Writing
1. High Performance Teams Remote Workforce: Develop a core set of high performance skills, while working remotely

High Performance Teams (Remote Workforce) are organizations, teams or groups working in a virtual environment that are focused on achieving the same goals. Bringing team members together through a virtual environment can be a challenge task. This course  identifies these challenges and helps your participants push through to success.

With our High Performance Teams (Remote Workforce) workshop, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills, while working remotely. By knowing and managing the way people interact in a remote environment, you will be setting up your high performance teams to accomplish any task.

By the end of this Certificate In High Performance Teams Remote Workforce Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Define high performance teams.
  • Define remote workforce.
  • Understand the characteristics of a high performance team.
  • Understand how to create teamwork.
  • Understand the importance of communication.
  • Understand how to train your high performance team of remote employees.
  • Learn how to manage a high performance team.
  • Learn the techniques of an effective team meeting.
2. Virtual Team Building and Management: How to Develop and Implement a Global Workforce

There were an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2012, and the number is expected to continue climbing well into the future. With a global workforce you are provided with a cost effective and talented pool of employees to draw from. With a virtual team you are given a Follow the Sun production environment.

With a virtual team you have the normal issues of a localized team, with the additional challenges of distance and cultural differences. Virtual Team Building and Management will give you the knowledge to work with these challenges and succeed in a growing global workforce.

By the end of this Virtual Team Building and Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
  • Learn how to hold effective meetings and group sessions
  • Learn effective ways to communicate with team members
  • Use tools to build trust and confidence among employees
  • Know how to handle poor performing employees
  • Know how to manage a virtual team during any project
3. Telework & Telecommuting From Home: How to Stay Motivated and Be Effective Working From Home

For some people, working from home can seem like a dream opportunity. But they may not realize that this kind of position comes with a great amount of responsibility and challenges. Since these employees are not working in a centralized office, they may have the advantage of having flexible schedules and shorter or no commute, they can have disadvantages when it comes to receiving feedback and being able to communicate with teammates.

Through this Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Short Course you should be able to stay motivated in your ‘office’ while still feeling connected to the rest of the team.

By the end of this Certificate In Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the skills required for working outside the office
  • Learn keys to proper self-management
  • Learn ways to manage time efficiently
  • Know different methods of organization and planning
  • Identify various forms of communication and their proper use
  • Address and resolve challenges that teleworkers can face
4. 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
  • Recognise the importance of motivation
  • Develop a performance journal and performance plan
5. Collaborative Business Writing: Develop your Writing Skills to Have an Extra Edge in the Workplace

Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and instant messaging. Developing writing skills is still important in the business world as is creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas) giving you that extra edge in the workplace.

The Collaborative Business Writing course will give you the knowledge and skills to collaborate with others and create that important document. You will touch on the types of collaboration, and ways to improve them through certain tools and processes. These basic skills will provide you with that extra benefit in the business world that a lot of people are losing.

By the end of this Collaborative Business Writing Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Define collaborative business writing
  • Know different types of collaborative writing
  • Know how to collaborate with team members
  • Learn methods of handling conflict in writing
  • Build collaborative writing teams

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High Performance Teams Remote Workforce 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In High Performance Teams Remote Workforce Online Course

Module One: Getting Started    

  • Housekeeping Items    
  • The Parking Lot    
  • Course Objectives    


Module Two: Remote Workforce    

  • What is a Remote Workforce?    
  • Types of Remote Workforce    
  • Benefits of a Remote Workforce    
  • Materials for Remote Workforce    


Module Three: High Performance Teams    

  • What is a High Performance Team?    
  • Benefits of High Performance Teams    
  • Leadership for High Performance Team    
  • Understanding Team Dynamics    


Module Four: Characteristics of High Performance Teams    

  • Excellent Communication    
  • Goal-Oriented    
  • Flexibility    
  • Committed    


Module Five: How to Create Teamwork    

  • Identify Group & Individual Responsibilities    
  • Give Permission to Take Action    
  • Build Relationships between Team Members and Management    
  • Give Feedback    


Module Six: Types of Communication    

  • Virtual Team Meetings    
  • Telephone Conferences    
  • Email Communication    
  • Intranet, Webpage, and Social Media Communication    


Module Seven: Training Your Team    

  • Telecommute Training    
  • Web-based Training    
  • Peer to Peer Training    
  • Training Assessment and Retraining    


Module Eight: Managing the Team    

  • Tracking Team Performance    
  • Counseling Employees    
  • Positive Recognition for Employees    
  • Training Never Stops!   


Module Nine: Effective Team Meeting How-to    

  • Have a Clear Agenda    
  • Use Screen Shots or References    
  • Create a Safe Place    
  • Team Meeting Don’ts    

    
Module Ten: Keep Happy and Motivated High Performance Team    

  • Watch for Signs of Conflict or Unhappiness    
  • Employee Feedback and Concerns    
  • Give Opportunities for Additional Education    
  • Impart Opportunities for Career Growth    


Module Eleven: “Don’ts” with High Performance Teams    

  • Don't Forget to Share Success    
  • Don't Delay in Responding    
  • Don’t Assign Vague Responsibilities    
  • Don’t Lead as a Dictator    


Module Twelve: Wrapping Up    

  • Words from the Wise    
  • Review of Parking Lot    
  • Lessons Learned  

Course 2 - Certificate In Virtual Team Building and Management Online Course

 

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Setting Up Your Virtual Team (Part 1)

  • Choose self-motivated people with initiative
  • Face to face meetings at first (Kick-off meeting)
  • Diversity will add value
  • Experienced with technology

Module Three - Setting up Your Virtual Team (Part 2)

  • Personality can count as much as skills
  • Rules of engagement
  • Setting up ground rules
  • Icebreakers and introductions

Module Four - Virtual Team Meetings

  • Scheduling will always be an issue
  • Have a clear objective and agenda
  • Solicit additional topics in advance
  • Discourage just being a status report

Module Five - Communication (Part 1)

  • Early and often
  • Rules of responsiveness
  • Face to face when possible
  • Choose the best tool

Module Six - Communication (Part 2)

  • Be honest and clear
  • Stay in constant contact
  • Don't make assumptions
  • Set up email protocols

Module Seven - Building Trust

  • Trust your team and they will trust you
  • Beware of "us vs them" territorial issues
  • Share best practices
  • Create a sense of ownership

Module Eight - Cultural Issues

  • Respect and emmbrace differences
  • Be aware of different work styles
  • Know your team members cultural background

Module Nine - To Succeed with a Virtual Team

  • Set clear goals
  • Create standard operating procedures (SOP's)
  • Build a team culture
  • Provide timely feedback

Module Ten - Dealing with Poor Team Players

  • Manage their results, not their activities
  • Be proactive, not reactive
  • Check in often
  • Remove them

Module Eleven - Choosing the Right Tools

  • Communication software
  • Collaboration and sharing tools
  • Prject management software
  • Use what works for you and your team

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Course

 

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Core Skills Required

  • Self-management
  • Time management
  • Organising and planning
  • Communication

Module Three - Self Management (Part 1)

  • Solving problems on your own
  • Being and staying motivated
  • You have more freedom - Don't abuse it
  • You and only you are accountable

Module Four - Self-Management (Part 2)

  • Recognise and remove bad habits
  • Reflect on mistakes and learn from them
  • Establish good habits
  • Be assertive with yourself

Module Five - Time Management (Part 1)

  • Build a little flexibility into your schedule
  • Identify and remove time wasters
  • Working with time zones
  • Using free time wisely

Module Six - Time Management (Part 2)

  • The urgent/important matrix
  • Setting and sticking to deadlines
  • The glass jar: rocks, pebbles, sand and water
  • Recognise when you are procrastinating

Module Seven - Organising and Planning (Part 1)

  • Plan for additional stress
  • When to seek help
  • Being proactive - not reactive
  • Establish priorities and attainable goals

Module Eight - Organising and Planning (Part 2)

  • Setting up your home office
  • Remove unneeded or distracting items
  • When technology fails
  • Develop a normal working day

Module Nine - Communication (Part 1)

  • Stay in loop
  • Use the correct medium
  • Be clear and to the point
  • Virtual communication can be impersonal

Module Ten - Communication (Part 2)

  • Open and frequent communication
  • Share your information
  • Have a collaborative attitude
  • Setting expectations with family and friends

Module Eleven - Additional Challenges

  • Building trust and rapport
  • Feeling isolated
  • Always in the office
  • Lack of or less feedback

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Certificate In Performance Management Online Course

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

Course 5 - Certificate In Collaborative Business Writing Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What is Collaborative Business Writing?

  • Clarifying the Objective
  • Practical Writing Approaches
  • Collaborative Writing Strategies
  • Collaborative Writing Patterns

Module Three:Types of Collaborative Business Writing

  • Construction – “Cut and Paste”
  • Parallel Construction – “Puzzle”
  • Sequential Summative Construction
  • Integrating Construction

Module Four: Collaborative Team Members

  • Team Leader Selection
  • Chief Editor Selection
  • Characteristics of Team Members
  • Ways to Build Collaborative Writing Team

Module Five: Collaborative Tools and Processes

  • Outlines and Storyboards
  • Collaborative Planning
  • Collaborative Revision
  • Collaborative Team Cohesion

Module Six: Setting Style Guidelines

  • Voice and Person
  • Format
  • Consistent Spelling of Commonly Used Words
  • Numbers as Words or Figures

Module Seven: Barriers to Successful Collaborative Writing

  • Hoarding
  • Innovation
  • Search
  • Knowledge Transfer

Module Eight: Overcoming Collaborative Writing Barriers

  • Practice T-shaped Management
  • Building a Network of Alliances
  • Implementing Enablers
  • Assessing the Culture and Areas for Improvement

Module Nine: Styles of Dealing with Conflict

  • Ensure that Good Relationships are the First Priority
  • Keep People and Problems Separate
  • Pay Attention to the Interests that are Being Presented
  • Listen First, Talk Second

Module Ten:Tips for Successful Business Writing Collaboration

  • Determine Purpose
  • Formulate Outline and Organizational Format
  • When Choosing a Team Leader, Remember…
  • Assign Writing Tasks and Associated Duties

Module Eleven: Examples of Collaborative Business Writing

  • Writing Emails
  • Writing Reports
  • Writing Training Manuals
  • Writing Company Handbooks

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up


 

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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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  • Duration: 6 to 8 hours per course
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About This Course
What you will learn - Develop a core set of high performance skills, while working remotely
  • Define high performance teams
  • Define remote workforce
  • Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
  • Learn ways to manage time efficiently
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
  • Define performance management
  • Define collaborative business writing
  • Build collaborative writing teams
Get BIG Savings with our High Performance Teams Remote Workforce Online Bundle, 5 Certificate Courses
  1. High Performance Teams Remote Workforce
  2. Virtual Team Building and Management
  3. Telework & Telecommuting From Home
  4. Performance Management
  5. Collaborative Business Writing
1. High Performance Teams Remote Workforce: Develop a core set of high performance skills, while working remotely

High Performance Teams (Remote Workforce) are organizations, teams or groups working in a virtual environment that are focused on achieving the same goals. Bringing team members together through a virtual environment can be a challenge task. This course  identifies these challenges and helps your participants push through to success.

With our High Performance Teams (Remote Workforce) workshop, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills, while working remotely. By knowing and managing the way people interact in a remote environment, you will be setting up your high performance teams to accomplish any task.

By the end of this Certificate In High Performance Teams Remote Workforce Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Define high performance teams.
  • Define remote workforce.
  • Understand the characteristics of a high performance team.
  • Understand how to create teamwork.
  • Understand the importance of communication.
  • Understand how to train your high performance team of remote employees.
  • Learn how to manage a high performance team.
  • Learn the techniques of an effective team meeting.
2. Virtual Team Building and Management: How to Develop and Implement a Global Workforce

There were an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2012, and the number is expected to continue climbing well into the future. With a global workforce you are provided with a cost effective and talented pool of employees to draw from. With a virtual team you are given a Follow the Sun production environment.

With a virtual team you have the normal issues of a localized team, with the additional challenges of distance and cultural differences. Virtual Team Building and Management will give you the knowledge to work with these challenges and succeed in a growing global workforce.

By the end of this Virtual Team Building and Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
  • Learn how to hold effective meetings and group sessions
  • Learn effective ways to communicate with team members
  • Use tools to build trust and confidence among employees
  • Know how to handle poor performing employees
  • Know how to manage a virtual team during any project
3. Telework & Telecommuting From Home: How to Stay Motivated and Be Effective Working From Home

For some people, working from home can seem like a dream opportunity. But they may not realize that this kind of position comes with a great amount of responsibility and challenges. Since these employees are not working in a centralized office, they may have the advantage of having flexible schedules and shorter or no commute, they can have disadvantages when it comes to receiving feedback and being able to communicate with teammates.

Through this Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Short Course you should be able to stay motivated in your ‘office’ while still feeling connected to the rest of the team.

By the end of this Certificate In Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the skills required for working outside the office
  • Learn keys to proper self-management
  • Learn ways to manage time efficiently
  • Know different methods of organization and planning
  • Identify various forms of communication and their proper use
  • Address and resolve challenges that teleworkers can face
4. 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
  • Recognise the importance of motivation
  • Develop a performance journal and performance plan
5. Collaborative Business Writing: Develop your Writing Skills to Have an Extra Edge in the Workplace

Writing and communication skills have degraded with more and more people communicating through email and instant messaging. Developing writing skills is still important in the business world as is creating proper documents (such as proposals, reports, and agendas) giving you that extra edge in the workplace.

The Collaborative Business Writing course will give you the knowledge and skills to collaborate with others and create that important document. You will touch on the types of collaboration, and ways to improve them through certain tools and processes. These basic skills will provide you with that extra benefit in the business world that a lot of people are losing.

By the end of this Collaborative Business Writing Online Short Course, you should be able to:

  • Define collaborative business writing
  • Know different types of collaborative writing
  • Know how to collaborate with team members
  • Learn methods of handling conflict in writing
  • Build collaborative writing teams

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High Performance Teams Remote Workforce 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In High Performance Teams Remote Workforce Online Course

Module One: Getting Started    

  • Housekeeping Items    
  • The Parking Lot    
  • Course Objectives    


Module Two: Remote Workforce    

  • What is a Remote Workforce?    
  • Types of Remote Workforce    
  • Benefits of a Remote Workforce    
  • Materials for Remote Workforce    


Module Three: High Performance Teams    

  • What is a High Performance Team?    
  • Benefits of High Performance Teams    
  • Leadership for High Performance Team    
  • Understanding Team Dynamics    


Module Four: Characteristics of High Performance Teams    

  • Excellent Communication    
  • Goal-Oriented    
  • Flexibility    
  • Committed    


Module Five: How to Create Teamwork    

  • Identify Group & Individual Responsibilities    
  • Give Permission to Take Action    
  • Build Relationships between Team Members and Management    
  • Give Feedback    


Module Six: Types of Communication    

  • Virtual Team Meetings    
  • Telephone Conferences    
  • Email Communication    
  • Intranet, Webpage, and Social Media Communication    


Module Seven: Training Your Team    

  • Telecommute Training    
  • Web-based Training    
  • Peer to Peer Training    
  • Training Assessment and Retraining    


Module Eight: Managing the Team    

  • Tracking Team Performance    
  • Counseling Employees    
  • Positive Recognition for Employees    
  • Training Never Stops!   


Module Nine: Effective Team Meeting How-to    

  • Have a Clear Agenda    
  • Use Screen Shots or References    
  • Create a Safe Place    
  • Team Meeting Don’ts    

    
Module Ten: Keep Happy and Motivated High Performance Team    

  • Watch for Signs of Conflict or Unhappiness    
  • Employee Feedback and Concerns    
  • Give Opportunities for Additional Education    
  • Impart Opportunities for Career Growth    


Module Eleven: “Don’ts” with High Performance Teams    

  • Don't Forget to Share Success    
  • Don't Delay in Responding    
  • Don’t Assign Vague Responsibilities    
  • Don’t Lead as a Dictator    


Module Twelve: Wrapping Up    

  • Words from the Wise    
  • Review of Parking Lot    
  • Lessons Learned  

Course 2 - Certificate In Virtual Team Building and Management Online Course

 

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Setting Up Your Virtual Team (Part 1)

  • Choose self-motivated people with initiative
  • Face to face meetings at first (Kick-off meeting)
  • Diversity will add value
  • Experienced with technology

Module Three - Setting up Your Virtual Team (Part 2)

  • Personality can count as much as skills
  • Rules of engagement
  • Setting up ground rules
  • Icebreakers and introductions

Module Four - Virtual Team Meetings

  • Scheduling will always be an issue
  • Have a clear objective and agenda
  • Solicit additional topics in advance
  • Discourage just being a status report

Module Five - Communication (Part 1)

  • Early and often
  • Rules of responsiveness
  • Face to face when possible
  • Choose the best tool

Module Six - Communication (Part 2)

  • Be honest and clear
  • Stay in constant contact
  • Don't make assumptions
  • Set up email protocols

Module Seven - Building Trust

  • Trust your team and they will trust you
  • Beware of "us vs them" territorial issues
  • Share best practices
  • Create a sense of ownership

Module Eight - Cultural Issues

  • Respect and emmbrace differences
  • Be aware of different work styles
  • Know your team members cultural background

Module Nine - To Succeed with a Virtual Team

  • Set clear goals
  • Create standard operating procedures (SOP's)
  • Build a team culture
  • Provide timely feedback

Module Ten - Dealing with Poor Team Players

  • Manage their results, not their activities
  • Be proactive, not reactive
  • Check in often
  • Remove them

Module Eleven - Choosing the Right Tools

  • Communication software
  • Collaboration and sharing tools
  • Prject management software
  • Use what works for you and your team

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Certificate In Telework & Telecommuting From Home Online Course

 

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Core Skills Required

  • Self-management
  • Time management
  • Organising and planning
  • Communication

Module Three - Self Management (Part 1)

  • Solving problems on your own
  • Being and staying motivated
  • You have more freedom - Don't abuse it
  • You and only you are accountable

Module Four - Self-Management (Part 2)

  • Recognise and remove bad habits
  • Reflect on mistakes and learn from them
  • Establish good habits
  • Be assertive with yourself

Module Five - Time Management (Part 1)

  • Build a little flexibility into your schedule
  • Identify and remove time wasters
  • Working with time zones
  • Using free time wisely

Module Six - Time Management (Part 2)

  • The urgent/important matrix
  • Setting and sticking to deadlines
  • The glass jar: rocks, pebbles, sand and water
  • Recognise when you are procrastinating

Module Seven - Organising and Planning (Part 1)

  • Plan for additional stress
  • When to seek help
  • Being proactive - not reactive
  • Establish priorities and attainable goals

Module Eight - Organising and Planning (Part 2)

  • Setting up your home office
  • Remove unneeded or distracting items
  • When technology fails
  • Develop a normal working day

Module Nine - Communication (Part 1)

  • Stay in loop
  • Use the correct medium
  • Be clear and to the point
  • Virtual communication can be impersonal

Module Ten - Communication (Part 2)

  • Open and frequent communication
  • Share your information
  • Have a collaborative attitude
  • Setting expectations with family and friends

Module Eleven - Additional Challenges

  • Building trust and rapport
  • Feeling isolated
  • Always in the office
  • Lack of or less feedback

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Certificate In Performance Management Online Course

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

Course 5 - Certificate In Collaborative Business Writing Online Course

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What is Collaborative Business Writing?

  • Clarifying the Objective
  • Practical Writing Approaches
  • Collaborative Writing Strategies
  • Collaborative Writing Patterns

Module Three:Types of Collaborative Business Writing

  • Construction – “Cut and Paste”
  • Parallel Construction – “Puzzle”
  • Sequential Summative Construction
  • Integrating Construction

Module Four: Collaborative Team Members

  • Team Leader Selection
  • Chief Editor Selection
  • Characteristics of Team Members
  • Ways to Build Collaborative Writing Team

Module Five: Collaborative Tools and Processes

  • Outlines and Storyboards
  • Collaborative Planning
  • Collaborative Revision
  • Collaborative Team Cohesion

Module Six: Setting Style Guidelines

  • Voice and Person
  • Format
  • Consistent Spelling of Commonly Used Words
  • Numbers as Words or Figures

Module Seven: Barriers to Successful Collaborative Writing

  • Hoarding
  • Innovation
  • Search
  • Knowledge Transfer

Module Eight: Overcoming Collaborative Writing Barriers

  • Practice T-shaped Management
  • Building a Network of Alliances
  • Implementing Enablers
  • Assessing the Culture and Areas for Improvement

Module Nine: Styles of Dealing with Conflict

  • Ensure that Good Relationships are the First Priority
  • Keep People and Problems Separate
  • Pay Attention to the Interests that are Being Presented
  • Listen First, Talk Second

Module Ten:Tips for Successful Business Writing Collaboration

  • Determine Purpose
  • Formulate Outline and Organizational Format
  • When Choosing a Team Leader, Remember…
  • Assign Writing Tasks and Associated Duties

Module Eleven: Examples of Collaborative Business Writing

  • Writing Emails
  • Writing Reports
  • Writing Training Manuals
  • Writing Company Handbooks

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up


 

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Students will also need access the following applications:

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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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