Everyone has been abused by unproductive meetings. Key players in a business are tied up for hours in mind-numbing marathons of monotony.
Instead of achieving specific, measurable, time-dependent results, these meetings create disharmony and become monumental time wasters for the unfortunate attendees.
When executives discover the real costs of unproductive meetings, they find that death by meetings equates to business suicide.
This Knowledge Pill is designed to give you practical ways to run effective meetings, a key element of making time work for you.
Email is now the primary source of communications and information sharing in the workplace; it is vital to be efficient and organized with all email correspondence.
Email will consume your workday if you let it. The compelling feeling that you have to stop your current action and read the incoming email at the very moment it is received can translate into a huge time-waster.
Email needs to be one of your priorities, with its management scheduled along with other tasks you need to complete each day.
As a manager, you have been (or will be) confronted with managing change processes: a partial reorganization of the company, a merger with other companies, significant changes to the information system, etc.
This is not an easy task.
You will be confronted with resistance, opposition, constant uncertainty. You will have to go back a hundred times over things to get results.
This Knowledge Pill will propose some points of reference and milestones to help you with this task.
This course is intended to show basic concepts about human communications, the elements of an effective communication, some different types and how to manage them in a project environment.
It is intended for people who would like to learn about human communications in general and how they can be managed in a project.
In this course you will learn Risk Management fundamentals:
what risks are,
their possible effects,
how they can be controlled and
how you can apply
risk management techniques to projects.
The course is intended for project managers, project team members and anyone concerned with managing risks in projects.
We might be extremely creative, skillful and disciplined in our job; however, a great part of our success as professionals depends on how effectively we communicate with other people.
Our interpersonal communication skills allow us to get the meaning across, and help others create an image of who we are.
Also, effective interpersonal communication sets the ground for the development of healthy, comfortable relationships.
The goal of this Knowledge Pill is to provide a model for developing effective interpersonal communication skills.
The implementation phase is crucial for the success of a strategy, and the difficulties encountered during this phase are often underestimated.
The goal is to translate the strategy into day to day activity, by showing the interest of top management, by leaning on managers with field experience and by involving line personnel.
In this Knowledge Pill we will also show a few examples of mistakes that should be avoided and some "success stories".