Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Professional Development

Business Contract Training

Thompson Rivers University can help small business offices to increase their overall productivity starting with a 1 + 4 assessment and training. By working closelywith the office staff, these sessions are designed to:

  • Increase efficiency but training and/or modifying procedures, to gain productivity
  • Take minutes, not hours for data filtration for information, account reconciliation to ensure roper record keeping and optimize work flow so nothing is missed

Please call Susan for more information.

Management for Supervisors, 2018

This three-part program offers over 70 hours of training that is integrated and structured involving a high level of participation. Students are introduced to hands-on management training that is immediately useful by provincially and internationally recognized facilitators.

Part 1
Interpersonal Skills• YMSS 1010
This workshop will:

  • Sharpen your decision-making skills
  • Improve and enhance your relationships with others
  • Aid in developing effective and persuasive communications
  • Enhance your interviewing techniques
  • Provide experiences in handling job-related problems.
  • Hone your communication skills to handle conflict situations

Part 2
Team-building Skills • YMSS 1020
This workshop will:

  • Provide practical techniques to motivate others
  • Determine your preferred leadership style, give you practice using it and help develop increased flexibility
  • Promote useful techniques for leading and participating in meetings
  • Provide group situations for focusing on leadership, motivations and team building
  • Sharpen your skills to cope with power shiftsin organizations

Part 3
Administrative Skills • YMSS 1030
This workshop will:

  • Provide practical techniques to manage your job and delegate effectively
  • Outline a comprehensive and flexible system of performance analysis and appraisal
  • Identify your time wasters and get ideas on how to eliminate them
  • Provide experiences in instruction and performance appraisal interviewing

Students may take one, two or all three parts. Certificates are issued to students who successfully complete all three parts.

Part 1 – Interpersonal Skills
Fee: $725
March 26 – 28, 2018, Monday — Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 5/5:30 p.m..

Part 2 – Team Building
Fee: $725
April 25 – 27, 2018, Wednesday — Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5/5:30 p.m.

Part 3 – Administrative Skills
Fee: $725
May 25 – 27, 2018, Wednesday — Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.