Workplace Essentials: Thinking Skills

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About this course

Level 2
Duration: 3 hours

 

This course provides guidelines for making decisions, solving problems, thinking critically, resolving staff conflict, improving products and processes, providing quality control, and facilitating change.

 

Description

This course addresses thinking skills, which are high on the list of skills which extensive government and industry research has identified as essential to success in work, learning and life. These skills provide the foundation for learning other skills and are the cornerstone of lifelong learning. Lifelong learning and workplace skills training are closely linked to productivity, adaptability and innovation, all vital elements of today’s competitive and rapidly changing global business environment.
This course provides guidelines for making decisions, solving problems, thinking critically, resolving staff conflict, improving products and processes, providing quality control, and facilitating change.

 

Learning Objectives

After the completion of the Interview Skills course, you will have learned and obtained the following skills:

  • Making decisions quickly and effectively using the module techniques and strategies.
  • To use the different stages of the decision-making process.
  • Solving problems quickly and effectively.
  • Understanding of possible barriers to problem solving.
  • Understanding of the importance and benefits of Critical Thinking.
  • Describe and use the six core skills of critical thinking.
  • Thinking more clearly and critically.
  • Resolving staff conflict.
  • Using a four-step conflict resolution process.
  • Identify activities which contribute to improve company products and processes.
  • Providing quality control in the organization.
  • Knowledge of a food processing supervisor’s responsibilities.

The goal of this training is to provide knowledge, insights and strategies which will help clients apply for new employment positions in Canada’s food processing industry.

 

Major Topics:

• Decision Making Process
• Problem Solving
• Critical thinking
• Conflict Resolution

 

FAQs
Who can apply for this program?

Anyone that is legally entitled to work in Canada can apply.

I am on social assistance, can I still take the program?

YES! Being on social benefits of any kind does not restrict your access to the program or disqualify you from receiving assistance. However, Succeeding at Work is not to be used as a reason to extend your benefits.

How do I apply?

You may apply through this website in TONS of places or use the APPLY button right at the top of the website. We will contact you right away. Even if it is to just ask a question.

I do not receive Social Assistance benefits. Is there any assistance offered through this program?

Each location has it’s own additional supports that we offer. Transportation or lunch may be offered depending on need.

How long is the program and what can I expect in participating?

The program runs for 7 weeks, Monday to Friday full days. You day may start at 9 or 9:30 depending on your province. We expect everyone to come neatly dressed and ready to learn.

Is child care provided?

At this time, no it is not.

What are the previous education and job history requirements?

There are NONE! We welcome participants of all age levels and your previous job history is just that, history!