The first part of this course will teach you about Peter Senge’s five learning disciplines: personal mastery, mental models, shared vision, team learning, and systems thinking. You will also learn about Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard’s Situational Leadership II® model, servant leadership, and the five practices in James Kouzes and Barry Posner's “The Leadership Challenge.” In addition to these leadership models, basic skills (such as building trust, managing change, personal productivity, resolving conflict, solving problems, and leading meetings) will also be covered.
Becoming Management Material
There are three fundamental skill areas that all leaders need to master: communication, coaching, and conflict. This introductory workshop 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 Velsoft’s signature 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.
Communication, Coaching, and Conflict
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
No business can survive very long without an effective program of controls over the parts and materials that are used in producing or distributing goods and services of the firm. This course will teach you how to effectively manage these items, which are collectively referred to as “inventory.”
In this course, you will learn about all aspects of inventory management, including common terms, the inventory cycle, how to maintain inventory accuracy, and what some of the latest trends are.
Inventory Management: The Nuts and Bolts
How do you make sure you are not a bad boss? How do you develop into a good leader who provides guidance and motivation while showing integrity and modelling the behaviors you want to see in your team? This one-day course will arm participants with what they need to know to transform from a boss to a great leader.
After completing this course, participants will know the characteristics of bad bosses and good leaders, understand how those who hold management positions can develop into good leaders, know the elements of leading by example, understand the importance of good communication and effective feedback, and know how to use emotional intelligence.
Coaching is based on a partnership that involves giving both support and challenging opportunities to employees. Mentorship is a related skill that is often a part of coaching. It’s about being a guide, offering wisdom and advice when it is needed. This course will cover both of these essential skills.
In this course, you will learn how coaching and mentoring differ from each other. You will also learn the key aspects of each skill as well as supporting skills (such as goal setting, communication, feedback techniques, and adult learning principles).
Coaching and Mentoring
It’s no secret that employees who feel valued and recognized are more motivated, responsible, and productive. This course will help you create a more dynamic, loyal, and energized workplace.
To start this course, you will learn about some basic motivation theories. You will also learn about setting goals, identifying values, and ways to create a motivational climate.
Motivational Training: Motivating your Workforce
Logistics and Supply Chain Management are arguably the lifeblood of any industry. If you can’t make your products and can’t get them to your customers then failure is guaranteed. If you don’t want to find your business in this predicament it’s a good idea to secure training on this pivotal topic to have a good grasp on success. This cover gives a broad overview of logistics and supply chain management and the tools you will need.
In this course, you will learn about supply chains and logistics, various integration models, supply chain flows, who is who in a supply chain, as well as drivers and ways to optimize them. You will also gain an insight on other crucial points such as aligning your business and supply chain strategies, how to get the most out of your data, how to troubleshoot any problems that crop up and ways to develop your supply chain.