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Managing ProductivityStarting: 04/06/2020$319 20 Spots Open
20 Spots Open
Dates: Monday April 6, 2020 to
Friday May 1, 2020
TIME: 12:01AM to 11:59PM
Num. of Classes: 26
Course Num: U11.3-W20
Whether you are measuring and documenting your own productivity or managing the productivity of others, acquire the four new management systems and procedures to maximize productivity in your work organization. Move your skill set from the last century’s system of managing time to this century’s managing of productivity.
With a growing number of people in the workforce working remotely, only these four new management systems allow you to successfully manage both office or on-site workers and those working from a distance, including home.
After completing this course, you will have a new set of management skills to manage both your own productivity and that of others in the new work environment of this century.
One month online course April 6 – May 1, 2020 / Average hours 16
Unit 1: Preparing to Manage Productivity
- Moving from managing time to managing productivity
- Rewriting job descriptions from activities to outcomes
- Measuring Your Own Productivity
- Gaining organizational and CEO support
- Writing a productivity plan and outcome measurements
Unit 2: Productivity Supervision
- Weekly reports
- From activity to outcome reports
- Monitoring quality
- Dealing with underperforming people
Unit 3: Communicating Online
- Asynchronous versus synchronous communication
- Ways telecommuters communicate
- Building teamwork using a virtual office
- Creating supervision online
- Accountability for workers and supervisor
Unit 4: Issues in Managing Productivity
- Face-to-face meetings
- Developing virtual teams
- Hiring contract, part time, hourly, salaried and other kinds of workers
- Recruiting the best workers
- Organizational reporting and CEO support
- To prepare you to manage your own, and others’, productivity in this century
- To deliver the key concepts and principles of productivity management
- To provide information on acquiring the four new management systems applicable for any non-manufacturing jobs, industries and occupations.
- To give you the skill set to manage the growing number of telecommuter and distance workers in organizations.
After successfully completing this course, you will:
- Be able to rewrite job descriptions for greater productivity
- Understand the new environment of workplace outcomes rather than inputs
- Know how to produce written weekly reports that measure productivity
- Have the skill set to manage others’ productivity, whether they work from a distance or in a central location.
About online learning
Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun.
How the Course Works
It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access. Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.
Participate when you want
You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
What you will do
For each Unit, you will:
- Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)
- Have the option of accessing the online readings
- Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
- Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
- Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants
- For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.
- The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.
- The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.
- Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.
- We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.
Please provide a separate cheque or money order for each course.
Confirmation’s will be emailed at the time of registration.
Full refunds will be issued for courses cancelled by Louis Riel School Division Continuing Education.
Refunds are issued for cancellations made at the request of the registrant up to seven days prior to the start date of the course and are subject to a $10 administration fee. Refunds will NOT be granted for cancellations made fewer than seven days prior to the course start date.
Please contact the Louis Riel School Division Continuing Education at (204)237-8130 or email@example.com for more info.
The online classroom for this course is available from April 6 - May 1. This course must be completed within this time frame.
Instructor:William A. Draves