Workforce Development Program

Jun
04

Project Management | Work Breakdown Structure (Yard Project Example)

Learn about using a Work Breakdown Structure in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     For more information about effective utility management, check out our YouTube channel and the Effective Utility Management course found HERE. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested […]

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Apr
09

Project Management | Work Breakdown Structure

Learn about using a Work Breakdown Structure in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     For more information about effective utility management, check out our YouTube channel and the Effective Utility Management course found HERE. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested […]

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Mar
26

Project Management | Mission and Vision

Learn about identifying a mission and visions in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     For more information about effective utility management, check out our YouTube channel and the Effective Utility Management course found HERE. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested […]

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Mar
12

Project Management | Planning the Project

Learn about the project planning process in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.   Learn about Planning a Project in this excerpt from our Project Management Lecture from our Effective Utility Management Course. The main questions that planning answers are: What must be done? How should it be […]

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Nov
15

Tell Me a Story

Storytelling can be very useful in a variety of organizational settings.  You can tell stories for presentations, managing staff, motivating colleagues, and training. In our Effective Utility Management workshops, we have a structured training module to help you learn about this powerful tool for communication and influence. Your position as a manager and leader can […]

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Aug
09

3 Skills of a Situational Leader

To become an effective situational leader, you need to master three skills: Diagnosis Flexibility Partnering for Performance Diagnosis To be an effective situational leader, you must determine the development level of your direct report.  The key to diagnosing is focusing on two factors – skills and motivation. Skills Skills are the sum of knowledge and […]

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Reasons New Managers and Supervisors Fail: Lack of Change Management Skills

There is one thing that’s certain in this digital age we live in – change happens at a very rapid pace.  The manager who is not able to lead through the ever-changing work environment will not be effective and will lose the respect of their subordinates and superiors.  Whether it’s the changing workforce, the increased […]

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Reasons New Managers and Supervisors Fail: Lack of Team-Building Skills

We’ve looked at three reasons new managers and supervisors fail in their leadership positions. Lack of training, lack of leadership skills and inability to resolve conflict in the workplace will severely hinder a new manager in their role. Today we’ll be looking at the fourth reason a new manager or supervisor would fail: lack of […]

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