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Training modules tagged with Management

  • This 2-hour module describes human resource management systems (HRMS) and what makes them effective; it also asks participants to reflect on the HRMS at their organizations. In addition, forecasting staffing needs, performance management systems, and incorporating opportunities for professional development into the work environment are covered.

  • This 1-hour 15-minute module discusses the important concept of influence in a workplace and how influence works even when a manager does not have authority. It discusses the types of non-monetary “currencies,” such as relationships, that can be used to negotiate give-and-take in the workplace.

  • This 2-hour 30-minute module discusses how handling conflict productively is a key element to building and supporting a well-functioning workplace.

  • This 1-hour 15-minute module covers performance reviews, open performance review and appraisal systems (OPRAS), and how to manage supervisory issues and performance problems with employees.

  • This 1-hour 45-minute module describes and compares various negotiation methods to principled negotiation, and provides strategies for overcoming barriers to that method. Participants will practice principled negotiation in a role-play scenario.

  • This 3-hour 15-minute module is about finding income sources, particularly through engaging in income-generating activities and seeking out grant opportunities. With regard to income-generating activities, participants will learn about criteria for identifying viable income-generating opportunities as well as how to start and manage them. As for grants, participants will learn the basics—key terms, types, where to find and how to choose them—as well as the basics of grant writing—common elements of a proposal, the application process, and constructing a budget.

  • In this 3-hour module, participants will learn about what it means to be an effective team—what are its characteristics and why they are important—as well as strategies for building strong teams and avoiding common threats to team unity. They will also learn about how to hold good, productive meetings—an invaluable skill for leaders to have.

  • This 2-hour module describes how workplace culture can impact staff performance and retention. Participants will learn about how to create a positive work environment, including identifying at least two ways to improve things. They will also brainstorm non-financial incentives that could potentially be integrated into their organizations.

  • This 1-hour 30-minute module covers “Habit 4” of Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which is about thinking “win-win.” Participants will learn about “win-win situations” and how to foster them in their work relationships.

  • This 1-hour module covers “Habit 6” of Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which is about synergy. Participants will learn about how this concept applies in the workplace and how to foster it.

  • This 1-hour 15-minute module covers “Habit 7” of Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which is about “sharpening the saw”—a metaphor for taking care of oneself. Participants will learn about how work-life balance and self-renewal make for better workers and help them avoid burnout.