Our personal and professional development courses offered this Fall provide advanced training in communication skills, motivating others, leadership and real estate, among other subjects.
As a business owner or manager, one of your primary responsibilities is taking care of your employees. Motivated employees tend to be more productive, focused, and dedicated, which contributes significantly to helping your organization achieve and maintain its business goals. Different employees will respond better to some tactics over others, which is why it’s important to take a comprehensive approach to motivating and supporting your team.
Supervisors play an integral role in the organizational structure and hierarchy of a company. They help manage other employees in the process of carrying out their daily tasks and ensure business operations run smoothly and efficiently.
August courses offered by PCC Professional Development and Training are great introductions for developing leaders, or delectable refreshers for those who've been at it awhile.
Before Mark Van Heuvel began teaching at PCC he had a career as a manager working with iconic regional and national food and beverage industry brands, including Kraft. He’s been an instructor with PCC for more than twenty years and currently leads several Project Management courses with PCC’s Professional Development and Training program. We recently connected with Mark to learn about trends in project management.
For today’s managers, good communication plays an essential role in their success in the workplace and in their personal life. Leaders who know how to communicate effectively with those around them will see better productivity and improved relationships in every aspect of their lives.
July courses offered by PCC Professional Development and Training are great introductions for developing leaders, or delectable refreshers for those who've been at it awhile.
In work and life, effective communication is a critical piece to successful relationships, leadership, and growth. There are communication challenges that can trip up any professional — like reacting instead of responding, treating everyone the same, or assuming your message is understood. And today’s many outlets for communication — like email, text messages, social media, and instant messaging — can actually make communication more complicated, rather than easier.
In this post, we’ll take a look at some wise words that offer practical advice for effective communication.
Conflict is an inevitable and inescapable part of “doing business.” When working with other humans, disagreements or differences of opinion are natural and common. In the end, the biggest factor that influences how conflict affects the workplace is the way managers, supervisors, and other leaders resolve it.
At any given moment, employees are juggling multiple tasks and projects at once. Knowing how to manage these various expectations and deadlines is where effective project management comes in. Project management involves using methods and processes, as well as your own understanding and insight, to accomplish tasks according to predetermined criteria and deadlines. It involves managing communication between team members, keeping people on task, and ensuring they understand their jobs well.