Critical tools for success
Are you as efficient and productive in your day-to-day work as you’d like to be?
Do you have the people and professional skills you need to succeed in today’s competitive business environment? The six Essentials Programs offer you the critical tools you need to succeed today, through a series of highly concentrated classes that you can tailor to your precise needs and interests. With the Professional Development Essentials, you’ll gain insights you can begin applying right away—without spending a lot of time in a classroom.
Succeeding in any business endeavour really comes down to a few time-honoured principles that apply in a variety of business settings. Learn the core competencies that distinguish effective managers from the rest, ranging from effective management strategies, communication, finance and excellent customer service skills.
Knowing how to communicate effectively is an indispensable—and highly valued—skill. Being able to express yourself clearly and with confidence is essential in both your business and personal lives and can have a significant impact on your relationships with others. Learn the crucial interpersonal, written and verbal presentation skills that will guide you to better communication immediately.
Everyone can be creative and adopt innovative thinking. The first step is understanding what these topics really mean, and the multitude of ways they can occur. Learn how to implement strategies that will generate new ideas and solutions and explore and expand possibilities using an innovative mindset.
Great leaders are made, not born. Learn how to connect with your own inner self-awareness, tap into your natural leadership abilities, and enhance your effectiveness and credibility within your organization. With the insights you’ll gain in this program, you’ll be able to motivate your team to even greater productivity and effectiveness, and innovation.
Studies show that during a typical workday, a significant amount of time is lost to disorganization. This program will teach you the secrets of effectively organizing your time, setting your priorities and optimizing your interactions with co-workers, customers and management. By implementing these highly effective—and easy to follow—strategies, you’ll be well on your way to achieving a new level of personal productivity.
Highly effective teamwork is essential to achieving optimum productivity and harmony in the workplace. This program reveals the crucial qualities that foster truly outstanding teamwork. You’ll discover the keys to effectively managing, motivating, and working as part of a successful team; resolving conflicts; and discovering how to take full advantage of team members’ personal strengths, in order to bring out the best in the team.
Show your variety of skills and emotional intelligence by taking any five days' worth of our Essentials course offerings. This new certificate of completion will provide you with greater flexibility and you will not be limited to any specific Essentials stream.
Corporate & Custom Training
Any of the Essentials courses or programs can be customized and delivered on-site or at One James North. Don’t let the list of courses deter you from inquiring about other topics – we can contact an expert on virtually any skill your organization requires training on! Learn more about corporate training.
Watch our latest program preview webinar to learn more about Essentials Programs and how to get started: