Whether you are measuring and documenting your own productivity or managing the productivity of others, acquire the four new management systems and procedures to maximize productivity in your work organization. Move your skill set from the last century’s system of managing time to this century’s managing of productivity.
  With a growing number of people in the workforce working remotely, only these four new management systems allow you to successfully manage both office or on-site workers and those working from a distance, including home.
   After completing this course, you will have a new set of management skills to manage both your own productivity and that of others in the new work environment of this century. 
 
One month course; William A. Draves, CAE, instructor; $245

Agenda
 
Unit 1.
Preparing to Manage Productivity
-Moving from managing time to managing productivity
-Rewriting job descriptions from activities to outcomes
-Measuring Your Own Productivity
-Gaining organizational and CEO support
-Writing a productivity plan and outcome measurements

 
Unit 2.
Productivity Supervision
-Weekly reports
-From activity to outcome reports
-Monitoring quality
-Dealing with underperforming people

 
Unit 3.                               
Communicating Online
-Asynchronous versus synchronous communication
-Ways telecommuters communicate
-Building teamwork using a virtual office
-Creating supervision online
-Accountability for workers and supervisor

 
Unit 4.
Issues in Managing Productivity
-Face-to-face meetings
-Developing virtual teams
-Hiring contract, part time, hourly, salaried and other kinds of workers
-Recruiting the best workers
-Organizational reporting and CEO support
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$595.00 USD
$245 USD
 
Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEU's/ILU's


 
About Your Instructor

   William A. Draves, CAE, has forty years’ experience in managing others in the workplace. He was one of the first businessmen to create a virtual office for his organization. Draves has twenty years’ of experience in managing from a distance people working both at home and in offices around the country. He researches, speaks and writes about productivity, and trains executives and managers in leadership and management.
 
Course objectives:
  • To prepare you to manage your own, and others’, productivity in this century
  • To deliver the key concepts and principles of productivity management
  • To provide information on acquiring the four new management systems applicable for any non-manufacturing jobs, industries and occupations.
  • To give you the skill set to manage the growing number of telecommuter and distance workers in organizations.
Course outcomes:
  • After successfully completing this course, you will:
  • Be able to rewrite job descriptions for greater productivity
  • Understand the new environment of workplace outcomes rather than inputs
  • Know how to produce written weekly reports that measure productivity
  • Have the skill set to manage others’ productivity, whether they work from a distance or in a central location.
Completion Requirements