Articles

Sep 25, 2018
This white paper demonstrates how companies can tie their learning and development program to the bottom line, specifically 'Lean' methodologies in manufacturing. Tooling U-SME provides industry formulas for calculating return on investment (ROI) for metrics such as accelerating onboarding,...
Jul 10, 2018
Featuring the following courses: Creating Amazing Customer Service; Dealing With Challenging Behaviours; Communicating With Confidence; and Business Writing Skills
Apr 16, 2018
Canada has always proudly identified as a “mosaic,” respecting and welcoming different cultures, religions, disabilities, genders, and more. And while there is always room for improvement, this is especially true for our workplaces. As a country with such a rich tapestry of diversity, fighting for...
Mar 08, 2018
In November 2015, Justin Trudeau appointed the first ever gender-balanced cabinet in Canadian history - a monumental step for gender equality. Yet, women in Canada are earning $0.87 to men’s $1, only 4.5% of women in Canada work in skilled trades and only 28% in manufacturing (this manufacturing...
Dec 20, 2017
Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association - ECHO Newsletter Winter 2018 - Read More
Dec 20, 2017
Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association - ECHO Newsletter Winter 2018 - Read More
Jan 11, 2018
Mississauga Board of Trade - Connect Magazine Winter 2018 - Read More
Apr 11, 2017
This article was written by Kurt Muller , Associate Dean – Media and Entertainment at Mohawk College When I landed my first professional television reporting job with CHWI-TV in Windsor 26 years ago, it was thanks to technology. Cameras and gear had become small enough so that one person, with the...
Apr 06, 2017
In my work with Mohawk College Enterprise, I meet the leaders of many organizations as well as emerging leaders; including the participants of our Future Ready Leadership program. I have noticed that, in many cases, leaders are getting younger. It is exciting to see and it will be interesting to...
Dec 08, 2016
Baby Boomers are survivors! Everyone is familiar with the reality show, Survivors . Well, Baby Boomers were the original survivors. We had no car seats, no bike helmets, no baby monitors and definitely no GPS trackers. As babies, we didn’t even have soothers. If we got upset, we gnawed on our crib...
Jul 03, 2015
It is easy to get so caught up in the day-to-day aspects of running a business that you never get around to planning for the future. But as the saying goes, failing to plan is planning to fail. If you don’t know where you are going, you will never get there. If an organization doesn’t know where it...
Jul 02, 2015
Accountability is one of the most important principles of governance, both in the private and public sectors. As former Alberta MP John G. Williams defined it, “accountability is doing the right thing consistently, day in and day out, in tasks and relationships to fulfill or further the mission of...
Jun 18, 2015
Succession planning adds strength, with an eye to the future Effective leaders possess the qualities to set an organization's goals, unite a staff and motivate them to achieve those objectives. These leaders also possess superb communication skills, integrity and passion. While a boss performs...
May 01, 2015
Anyone with children or grandchildren of a certain age probably knows all about Minecraft – the game where you dig and build different 3D blocks within a large world of varying terrains and habitats to explore. Well this little game, created by a Swedish programmer and developed by Swedish company...
May 01, 2015
An effective leader's most important task is to create an environment that allows each of their employees to reach or exceed their potential. "Let them shine. Then your job becomes so much easier too," said Jack Grosvenor, lead facilitator for Mohawk College Enterprise's Future Ready Leadership...
Aug 05, 2014
In training organizations like Mohawk College Enterprise, we talk a lot about leadership. But what exactly is it? What makes someone a leader? Opinions vary on exactly what leadership is, but people know effective leadership when they see it. Great leaders share certain traits that anyone can adopt...