Human Resources

As more jurisdictions consider tolerating, decriminalizing, or even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, and as more people are granted licenses for the medicinal use of the drug, the greater is the likelihood that marijuana use will impact any individual workplace. Employees under the influence of marijuana can create a host of workplace issues, from decreased productivity to safety hazards. The best approach for an employer is to be proactive – to have a plan in place for preventing problems and responding to them if, and when, they occur.

In this course, you are going to learn about marijuana, its effects on the individual, and its potential impact in the workplace. You will consider medical marijuana, the rights and obligations of employees and employers, and the intervention process as you deal proactively by having a comprehensive drug and alcohol policy.

Marijuana: Issues, Impacts, and Responsibilities

Some people enjoy the opportunities and excitement that change brings. Others, however, have a harder time adapting. To complicate matters, our feelings often depend on the situation. This course will teach you how to manage change in a positive way.

Some people enjoy the opportunities and excitement that change brings. Others, however, have a harder time adapting. To complicate matters, our feelings often depend on the situation. This course will teach you how to manage change in a positive way.

Change Management: Change and How to Deal With It

There are currently five generations in the workforce, and employers faced with mass retirements of Baby Boomers are looking for ways to prepare for the changes that will result. This course examines the history and reality of the generation gap.

During this course, you will consider whether defining the actual limits of each generation is most important, or whether the merits of people within the context of employment is the bigger issue. You will learn about the various types of generations and how human resource practices can bridge the gap.

Generation Gap: Closing the Gap in the Workplace

Teams are an important building block of successful organizations. Is your team motivated? Do you work well together to solve problems and get things done? Do you have a process for managing issues? This course can help you say “Yes!” to all of those questions and build a better team.

In this course, you will learn what forms teams can take. You’ll also evaluate your team player type, learn ways to build an effective team, and identify things that you can do to become a good team player.

The ABC's of Team Building

Despite all the natural decision-making and problem-solving that we do, some people are very uncomfortable with having to make decisions. This course will show you how to find creative solutions with a process to identify options, research them, and then put things together in a way that works.

In this course, you will learn a three-phase problem-solving process that you can apply to any situation. You will also learn techniques for creative thinking, how to make good group decisions, and ways to follow up on and evaluate decisions.

Problem Solving and Decision Making

People around the world are experiencing job burnout and stress in epidemic proportions. Many people feel that the demands of the workplace, combined with the demands of home, have become too much to handle. This course will give you some stress management techniques that you can apply right away.

This course will teach you some different ways to look at stress, ways to take care of yourself to reduce the stress that you feel, and coping techniques. You will also learn some time management and organizational tips to help you work smarter.

 Stress Management