Leadership across the globe has over the past decade received a lot of attention. Today’s complex business environment calls for new approaches to leadership. This is because the leadership function is key in directing an organizations resources for improved efficiency and achievement of goals. In the absence of effective leadership, no organization can work efficiently.
In an ever-competitive business environment, it is important
that managers and staff in particular focus on building strong leadership to
ensure attainment of goals and to stand out among its competitors. This course
is designed to support the delivery of training in Leadership Skills for Management
of Financial Institutions in Ghana.
School proprietors, managers and administrators are constantly faced with
the challenge of inadequate finances to run and grow their
schools. Coupled with this, are the increasing cases of
financial malpractices in schools, misalignment between
goals of school owners and managers and poor
accountability at different levels (school to parents; teachers
to school leadership; school leadership to owners etc.).
This course in ‘Finance for Private School Owners and
Managers’ is tailormade for existing and potential school
owners, managers and administrators. The course is
designed to provide participants with practical insights and
tools relevant for effective and efficient financial
management in schools.
Inventory management helps businesses keep track of and control a business' inventory that is bought, manufactured, stored and used or sold. Effective or proper inventory management ensures businesses keep track of not only raw materials but also finished good and products. Inventory management is important to small businesses because it helps them prevent stockouts, manage multiple locations, and ensure accurate recordkeeping.
Funding is an essential need for NGOs. However, many NGOs do not attain funding due to the inability to put together a strong case for funding in proposals submitted. Funding sources have basic requirements in relation to granting NGOs funding, and it is important that NGOs understand these requirements and submit strong cases to improve their chances of selection. This course is designed to help learners understand the basic steps in drafting a grant proposal for
funding, the financial concerns
of funders, and the typical elements included in a grant proposal.
Office politics involves the use of authority, power and delegation of employees for their
personal agenda. It can be both negative and positive. Office
politics is so important in the professional environment that a search on it yielded 1,090,000,000 results.It is found in every organization, including yours, and it
is important to understand why it exists, how it works and how to navigate it
within the organization. Understanding office politics and how to use it effectively is important for professionals working especially in the corporate environment. This course is designed to help learners understand the importance of and how to gain influence by navigating through office politics.
Emotional intelligence is one of the most critical skills for professionals and leaders
as it helps workers understand and manage their own emotions when
around their coworkers. There are several facets that can play a role in how someone feels at any given
moment, and managing those feelings indicates their level of emotional intelligence (EI). Emotional
intelligence, or EQ, plays a vital role in any individual’s ability to
perform effectively as part of a professional team. This course is designed to help learners understand how to be emotional intelligent and the benefits of being emotionally intelligent.
Time management involves organizing and planning time to be spent on specific activities. Practicing time management is an essential skill professionals need to succeed in the working environment. Professionals who effectively manage their time are both effective and efficient in undertaking tasks allocated them and are more productive. This course is designed to help learners understand the importance of time management and introduce learners to some time management tools to aid them in learning the skill of time management.
An absolutely essential aspect of being a good leader is understanding how to manage conflicts. Conflict management is the process by which disputes are resolved, where negative results are minimized and positive results are prioritized. It is a key management skill which requires using different tactics (depending on
the situation), negotiation, and creative thinking. When effectively used, an organization is able to minimize interpersonal issues,
enhance client satisfaction, and produce better business outcomes. This course is designed to help learners understand what time management is, its importance and some conflict management styles to adopt.
At the end of this session, you would be able to:
- Describe what training needs analysis entails;
- Describe the key elements of a training curriculum;
- Adopt strategies to implement training;
- Identify key tools and techniques for assessing and evaluating training.