512.835.1343 | info@pivotu.com

Make a pivotal change.

Classroom Courses

Employee Engagement Best Practices

Full-day course

Participants will learn about the eight key components of creating a community These include learning & development, recognition, diversity and inclusion, selection for fit. This course will present best practices for enhancing each of the eight components and multiple tools that can be adapted to your corporate environment. Particular emphasis will be placed on processes and techniques for fostering employees’ voice in decisions that affect their work.

Learn more ›

Everything DiSC Management

Full-day course

This course will teach managers how to bring out the best in each employee. Everything DiSC® Management increases effectiveness using personalized learning to help managers develop their management styles, improve communication and increase employee engagement. Participants will learn how to read employees styles and adapt their styles to manage more effectively.

Learn more ›

Everything DiSC Workplace®

Full-day course

This course will help you build better relationships — one relationship at a time. It can be beneficial to everyone in an organization, regardless of title or role, to improve the quality of the workplace. Participants will be able to understand and appreciate the styles of the people they work with. The result is more effective and productive working relationships.

Learn more ›

Future Search – From Vision to Implementation

Full-day course

Future Search is a strategic and action planning methodology that considers all voices in the room when it comes to planning the future of the organization. Future search is a planning process used around the world by business firms, communities, and non‑profits (NGO’s). It enables people to act together on common ground no matter how they differ in status, specialty, education, job, gender race, and ethnicity. The more diverse the group, the more successful the meeting.

Learn more ›

Harassment in the Workplace

Half-day course

Creating a respectful workplace goes beyond legal compliance. Social media requires a greater reach for employers to lay out clear expectations about behavior to make sure they don't compromise employee interaction with careless activities and comments, disrespectful or inappropriate behaviors.

Learn more ›

HR and Organizational Development

Full-day course

Bring a systems perspective to the organization by identifying business performance barriers and opportunities, determining underlying causes, focusing on system impacts, clarifying potential consequences of various interventions, and implementing alternatives. Key topics covered include systems thinking, organizational culture, change management, coaching, group dynamics, and aligning strategy, organizational design, performance management and rewards.

Learn more ›

HR Audit and Creating a Strategic Plan of Action

Full-day course

Reviewing your HR function should be approached as an analysis by which an organization measures where it currently stands and determines what it has to accomplish to improve its HR function. The review of your current department can help evaluate whether or not specific functional areas are adequate, legal and/or effective in a scorecard format.

Learn more ›

Introduction to Presentation Skills

Half-day course

Knowing a subject well and making a presentation on that subject require two different sets of skills. Public speaking is often rated as the number one fear in America. In this half day session, you will have an opportunity to work on an existing or upcoming presentation. Learn how to determine how much content and detail should be provided. Learn about the use of graphics to make your message more powerful. Gain confidence and skill in speaking before any audience.

Learn more ›

Leading Successful Projects

Full-day Course

Today’s managers lead and are a part of project teams who are responsible for projects that have a direct and significant connection to the bottom line. Project management is a skill set that any leader can acquire with training that effectively addresses the overall processes required for success. Managers must keep each team focused, meet deadlines and adhere to a budget. A streamlined process can help pull it all together.

Learn more ›

Listening Skills for Employees

Half-day course

We all have a natural style of listening. Good communication is one of the most valued skills in the workplace. Effective listening is crucial to communicating productively inside the organization while meeting competitive challenges from the outside. This program helps participants become active, purposeful listeners in a wide variety of situations for more productive communications. By completing a personalized profile and participating in this module, you will discover your natural approach to listening and develop an action plan to enhance your effectiveness as a communicator.

Learn more ›

Meetings – Lead Them or Lose Them

Half-day course

For some employees, it seems like their daily job is to go from one meeting to another. Unproductive meetings hinder results and frustrate morale. We know we can’t do without opportunities for group discussion and decision making, but can’t we do it better? We can! Determine WHY, WHEN or WHETHER to have meetings and then make them constructive, productive and value focused.

Learn more ›

Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

Full-day course

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a self-assessment that helps you identify preferences in your personality. Those preferences include how you like to process information, how you make decisions andhow quickly you can make decisions. With the MBTI, there is no “right” or “wrong” – there are only preferences and you will learn how to put those preferences to work…and also, not allow them to get in the way of your success.

Learn more ›

Presentation Skills – Speaking like a Pro

Two Day Program

During this two-day workshop, you will have an opportunity to work on an existing or upcoming presentation. You will be recorded and critiqued throughout the process so that you can make changes as you go. Learn how to determine how much content and detail should be provided. Learn about the use of graphics to make your message more powerful. Learn that lots of bullets are not always the best way to go!

Learn more ›

ProStar Coach Within Your Organization – Tools, Tips, Technology

Two day program

Coaching inside your organization is approached much differently than bringing in an external professional coach. Often, what the external coach does, the HR professional and leaders within the organization can do with the proper training on how to be a ProStar Coach. Imagine if you had a “culture of coaching” where an employee could select an internal co-worker to help coach them. You will be able to apply your new skills to help support your co-workers.

Learn more ›

Servant Leadership

Half-day course

The concept of Servant Leadership was introduced by Robert Greenleaf’s 1977 book “Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness”. Its inverted pyramid of power has since been integrated into every arena: from Fortune 500 companies to professional sports, entertainment, government and military to nonprofit organizations. Leading from a position of service rather than power is an old and yet new concept that can change your company, your leadership success and your life.

Learn more ›

Strategic Planning as an HR Professional

Full-day course

What is your role in the Strategic Planning Process within your organization? We are often called upon to help facilitate this process but yet may lack the understanding, experience or tools that can help us execute in a way that our internal clients value. There are many ways in which we can contribute - but the key is - we must be part of this process. In this session, we will define and describe organizational strategy and recognize its major components.

Learn more ›

Stress Management for Busy Professionals

Full-day course

Stress Management is a unique course that provides people with valuable feedback on coping with stress in their personal and work lives. It will provide critical insight into how stress in one area of life affects other areas and examines how coping resources in one area can be used to decrease stress in the other. This course focuses on relationship coping resources as the most effective and consistent response to stressors identified in all four life areas.

Learn more ›

Talent Management and Succession Planning – A Systematic Approach

Full-day course

An effective talent management and succession plan includes a focus on the life cycle of an employee and preparing individuals for future opportunities. HR professionals can lead the way to move from reactive replacement planning to a proactive strategic and systematic solution. Talent Management and Succession Planning is critical to the ongoing support of your organization’s success. This program will also review relevant terms and laws that apply to this topic.

Learn more ›

Team Building – Craft with CARE

Full-day course

As organizations rely more on teams to innovate, individual approaches to group processes is the bottom line on creating high-performance teams. DiSC Team Dimensions helps individuals work from their strengths by identifying their most natural team role. It helps team members understand the importance of each role and furthers their appreciation of each individual’s contribution. The five roles are Creator, Advancer, Refiner, Executor, and Flexer - CARE.

Learn more ›
Back to Top