Certificate In Working Smarter: Using Technology to Your Advantage Online Course

Learn How To Use Technology To Your Advantage

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Learn How To Use Technology To Your Advantage

Technology is supposed to make life easier and simpler, but most managers find themselves cleaning up the messes caused by too many gadgets. This course is about using technology to work smarter, not harder.

In this course, you’ll learn how to use technology to your advantage. Computers, various types of applications, software purchases, technical training, IT budgets, security, privacy, usage policies, ergonomics, instant messaging, and telecommuting are all covered.

After you complete this Working Smarter course, you will be able to:

  • Make your workplace a technology-friendly place.
  • Make the most of computers, telephones, instant messaging, e-mail,
  • contact management applications, and scheduling software.
  • Communicate better with the IT department.
  • Make the best software and training choices.
  • Set an IT budget.
  • Set expectations and responsibilities for security and privacy.
  • Keep employees safe and healthy.
  • Develop and implement a system usage policy.
  • Implement policies for dealing with company property.
  • Decide whether or not employees should telecommute.
  • Make telecommuting work.
  • Deal with workplace rage.
  • Address technological issues.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Technology-Friendly Workplace

  • Tips and Tricks
  • Tips for Employees, Part One
  • Tips for Employees, Part Two
  • Tips for Managers
  • Ten Easy Ways to Use Technology to Make Work Fun
  • Acme Consulting, Scenario One
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four

 Session 3: Conquering Computers

  • Setting Expectations
  • Upgrading Software
  • Stretch!
  • Staying Focused
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Have Fun With It!

 Session 4: Communicating with the IT Dept.

  • Communicating with IT, Part One
  • Communicating with IT, Part Two
  • Communicating with IT, Part Three

 Session 5: Choosing Software Wisely

  • The Three-Step Process
  • Step Two: Evaluating the Software, Part One
  • Step Two: Evaluating the Software, Part Two
  • Step Three: Making the Purchase
  • About Upgrading
  • Upgrading Checklist
  • Acme Consulting, Part Two
  • Case Study: Tom’s Options
  • Questions

 Session 6: Technical Training

  • Types of Training
  • Training Tip

 Session 7: Setting an IT Budget

  • Budget Basics
  • Step One: Preparing a Draft
  • Costs to Consider
  • Step Two: Looking at Reality
  • Step Three: Finalizing the Budget
  • An Alternative Approach
  • The Shrinking Budget

 Session 8: Security and Privacy

  • An Employee’s Rights
  • Doing Your Part
  • An Employer’s Rights

 Session 9: Uncontrolled vs. Controlled Networks

  • Two Network Types
  • Uncontrolled Networks
  • Controlled Networks
  • About Restricting Internet Access

 Session 10: Ergonomics

  • What is Ergonomics?
  • Stretch!

 Session 11: System Usage Policies

  • What is a System Usage Policy?
  • Topics to Cover
  • Tips for Success
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 2
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 3
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 4
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 5
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 6
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 8
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 9
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 10
  • Acme Consulting, Part Three
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four

 Session 12: Taking Care of Company Property

  • Basic Rules of Etiquette
  • The Employee’s Role
  • Making Connections

 Session 13: Time-Saving Tools

  • E-Mail Applications
  • Tips and Tricks
  • E-Mail Etiquette
  • A Word about Attachments
  • Scheduling Applications
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Contact Management Applications

 Session 14: Telephone Etiquette

  • Basic Tips
  • Voice Mail
  • Leaving Messages

 Session 15: Instant Messaging

  • Instant Messaging Etiquette
  • Understanding Acronyms

 Session 16: Telecommuting

  • What is Telecommuting?
  • Possible Disadvantages
  • Preparing for Telecommuting
  • Tips and Tricks
  • A Resource Checklist
  • Other Notes
  • To Telecommute or Not to Telecommute
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four
  • Scenario Five

 Session 17: Workplace Rage

  • Preventing Workplace Rage
  • A Manager’s Responsibilities

 Session 18: It’s Not Working!

  • Introduction
  • Scenario One
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four
  • Scenario Five

 Session 19: Policies and Procedures Checklist

  • A Policies and Procedures Checklist

 Session 20: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Learn How To Use Technology To Your Advantage

Technology is supposed to make life easier and simpler, but most managers find themselves cleaning up the messes caused by too many gadgets. This course is about using technology to work smarter, not harder.

In this course, you’ll learn how to use technology to your advantage. Computers, various types of applications, software purchases, technical training, IT budgets, security, privacy, usage policies, ergonomics, instant messaging, and telecommuting are all covered.

After you complete this Working Smarter course, you will be able to:

  • Make your workplace a technology-friendly place.
  • Make the most of computers, telephones, instant messaging, e-mail,
  • contact management applications, and scheduling software.
  • Communicate better with the IT department.
  • Make the best software and training choices.
  • Set an IT budget.
  • Set expectations and responsibilities for security and privacy.
  • Keep employees safe and healthy.
  • Develop and implement a system usage policy.
  • Implement policies for dealing with company property.
  • Decide whether or not employees should telecommute.
  • Make telecommuting work.
  • Deal with workplace rage.
  • Address technological issues.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

 Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Technology-Friendly Workplace

  • Tips and Tricks
  • Tips for Employees, Part One
  • Tips for Employees, Part Two
  • Tips for Managers
  • Ten Easy Ways to Use Technology to Make Work Fun
  • Acme Consulting, Scenario One
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four

 Session 3: Conquering Computers

  • Setting Expectations
  • Upgrading Software
  • Stretch!
  • Staying Focused
  • Case Study, Part One
  • Case Study, Part Two
  • Have Fun With It!

 Session 4: Communicating with the IT Dept.

  • Communicating with IT, Part One
  • Communicating with IT, Part Two
  • Communicating with IT, Part Three

 Session 5: Choosing Software Wisely

  • The Three-Step Process
  • Step Two: Evaluating the Software, Part One
  • Step Two: Evaluating the Software, Part Two
  • Step Three: Making the Purchase
  • About Upgrading
  • Upgrading Checklist
  • Acme Consulting, Part Two
  • Case Study: Tom’s Options
  • Questions

 Session 6: Technical Training

  • Types of Training
  • Training Tip

 Session 7: Setting an IT Budget

  • Budget Basics
  • Step One: Preparing a Draft
  • Costs to Consider
  • Step Two: Looking at Reality
  • Step Three: Finalizing the Budget
  • An Alternative Approach
  • The Shrinking Budget

 Session 8: Security and Privacy

  • An Employee’s Rights
  • Doing Your Part
  • An Employer’s Rights

 Session 9: Uncontrolled vs. Controlled Networks

  • Two Network Types
  • Uncontrolled Networks
  • Controlled Networks
  • About Restricting Internet Access

 Session 10: Ergonomics

  • What is Ergonomics?
  • Stretch!

 Session 11: System Usage Policies

  • What is a System Usage Policy?
  • Topics to Cover
  • Tips for Success
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 2
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 3
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 4
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 5
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 6
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 8
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 9
  • Sample Internet, E-Mail, and Computer Usage Policy, Part 10
  • Acme Consulting, Part Three
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four

 Session 12: Taking Care of Company Property

  • Basic Rules of Etiquette
  • The Employee’s Role
  • Making Connections

 Session 13: Time-Saving Tools

  • E-Mail Applications
  • Tips and Tricks
  • E-Mail Etiquette
  • A Word about Attachments
  • Scheduling Applications
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Contact Management Applications

 Session 14: Telephone Etiquette

  • Basic Tips
  • Voice Mail
  • Leaving Messages

 Session 15: Instant Messaging

  • Instant Messaging Etiquette
  • Understanding Acronyms

 Session 16: Telecommuting

  • What is Telecommuting?
  • Possible Disadvantages
  • Preparing for Telecommuting
  • Tips and Tricks
  • A Resource Checklist
  • Other Notes
  • To Telecommute or Not to Telecommute
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four
  • Scenario Five

 Session 17: Workplace Rage

  • Preventing Workplace Rage
  • A Manager’s Responsibilities

 Session 18: It’s Not Working!

  • Introduction
  • Scenario One
  • Scenario Two
  • Scenario Three
  • Scenario Four
  • Scenario Five

 Session 19: Policies and Procedures Checklist

  • A Policies and Procedures Checklist

 Session 20: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002WSUTOC
Delivery Mode: Online
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Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
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