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SkillSoft Spotlight Course of the Week ~ For Supervisors

Positive Atmosphere:Establishing a Positive Work Environment

May 19, 2020 2:56 PM

SkillSoft Spotlights focus on just-in-time online learning to help you more masterfully manage yourself personally and professionally, improve your effectiveness in managing your work, and support you in skillfully leading your teams. Each course is 30 minutes or less and is curated to provide tools, strategies, and practices to accelerate your success.

This week's spotlight course is Positive Atmosphere: Establishing a Positive Work Environment.

Positive Atmosphere: Establishing a Positive Work Environment (26min)

A positive workplace is paramount to your organization's long-term success. As a manager, you play a key role in establishing a positive work culture, and noticing when negativity takes the place of positivity. As a leader, you can foster a positive work environment by communicating honestly, respecting, supporting, engaging others, and maintaining a good attitude. This course will introduce you to best practices for creating a positive work environment. You'll learn the benefits of establishing a positive and engaged workforce, its characteristics, and concrete steps to create one. You'll also explore how to recognize the signs and impacts of negativity, and how to take corrective action if necessary to engage employees.

Participants will learn to:
  • identify the characteristics of a positive workplace
  • identify management techniques you can apply to create a positive work environment
  • select techniques of interacting personally with employees to foster a positive work environment
  • recognize the signs of a negative work environment
  • identify the impacts of a negative work environment
  • choose managerial behaviors that can improve a negative environment
  • recognize tactics that create a positive workplace

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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Visit our UMBC SkillSoft page for information on UMBC’s curated role and topic-based certificate tracks as well as professional industry certifications that align with SkillSoft courses.

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