14 No-Cost Ways to Improve Project Productivity
This online engineering PDH course provides practical and easy-to-follow guidance for project and organizational change agents who want to identify and remove the invisible obstacles within their project that are restricting productivity. Systematic explanations and guidance help users understand what may be limiting project productivity so they can either make changes themselves or gain the support of senior management for help in doing so. Application of these simple, yet powerful, strategies can create a significant improvement in an organization's bottom line and profits.
ROI, Return on Investment, is a critical calculation for every business that expects to survive in today's competitive economy. Organizations willing to invest the small cost of this course can realize huge returns through improved employee morale, higher productivity, less rework, and faster cycle times in the production process.
This 8 PDH online course is intended for all professionals who want to improve the productive environment on their project without incurring significant expense. This course will teach you how to identify and remove the invisible obstacles within your project that are restricting productivity.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Whether there is any real motivation for employees to perform on a project
- Who influences an employee's motivation to work
- Who controls the employee's motivation to work
- How a performer's self-confidence relates to the extent of their achievement
- The five essential elements of motivation
- The difference between project work tension and work stress
- Methods of reducing project work stress on themselves and others
- The employment dangers inherent with undefined expectations
- The three essential components of meaningful expectations
- How to clarify project team member performance expectations
- The critical difference between being productive and just busy
- How to determine if activities on the project are actually productive or just time consuming
- How to develop a performance measurement range for objective and subjective activities
- How to define "soft skill activities" such as teamwork, oral communication, and customer service
- How to develop a Likert scale for use in measuring subjective activities
- Understand the value of a performance feedback system and how to develop one
- How to deliver corrective feedback to any employee and still retain good will
- How to use a performance problem flowchart to identify invisible obstacles to productive work performance
- How to provide feedback that rewards desired performance
- How to coach the 'super star', 'average star', and 'falling star' employees differently to get maximum performance
- How to identify if the project has any performance support systems
- How to develop effective performance support systems or improve existing ones within the organization
- How to design a simple, yet effective, employee job satisfaction survey
- How to identify if counter-productive job interferences exist
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