Training + Analysis+ Development
There is a small leap one can make from being good at what they do and being great at what they do. The key to making this leap is receiving the professional training, support and tools to move to a higher level of achievement. TAD Grants has a multitude of training courses that are customizable to meet the specific needs of the professionals within your organization. Being able to customize your training experience to meet the specific needs of your business and your employees translates to a more cost effective way to reach your goals.
Customizable & Effective
TAD Grants Specialized Training Components :
Training Elements Include:
- Building Successful Programs
- Effective Case Management
- Resource Mapping
- Employment Preparation & Placement
A session designed for case managers and line staff responsible for ensuring the “supply” of quality candidates is ready to meet the “demand” of employers. Topics include strategies assisting clients with career planning, learning how to articulate their skills, transition planning, job seeking strategies and how to bridge the gap between training and placement.
- Employer Engagement
This workshop provides practical strategies for recruiting employer partners and focuses on the connection between engagement and job placement. The session will discuss the Demand Driven System, how to approach employers, recruit them and educate them on the benefits of the workforce system.
The starting point for any mentoring program begins with two important questions: 1. Why are you starting this program? 2. What does success look like for participants and the organization? To answer these questions, you will need to dive deep to understand your target audience. Make sure you understand who they are, where they are, their development needs, and their key motivations to participate. Translate your vision into SMART objectives: specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-bound. Objectives provide direction to program participants and help organizational leaders understand why they should offer their support.
- Partnership Development
There are two type so partnerships, internal and external. Often those within or across departments must be evaluated and strengthened in order to cultivate external partnerships. This workshop provides attendees with tools to evaluate their existing partnerships, identify strengths, needs, resources and most importantly how to develop a strategic plan to build both type of partnerships.
- Career Pathways
Before placing a client in a job they may have questions about growth potential, earnings and sustainability. This can also provide valuable insight into the types of training programs your agency wants to fund and what employers expect. Job Developers, Program Managers and other Educational leaders would be appropriate to attend this component.
- Time Management
Personal time management skills are essential for professional success in any workplace. Those able to successfully implement time management strategies are able to control their workload rather than spend each day in a frenzy of activity reacting to crisis after crisis - stress declines and personal productivity soars! These highly effective individuals are able to focus on the tasks with the greatest impact to them and their organization. The Time Management workshop will cover strategies to help participants learn these crucial strategies.
- Conflict Resolution
Wherever two or more people come together, there is bound to be conflict. This course will give participants a seven-step conflict resolution process that they can use and modify to resolve conflict disputes of any size. In this workshop, participants will learn crucial conflict management skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame.
- Bi-Level Case Management
This training focuses on two types of case management strategies. The bi-level approach which requires information and action from both line staff and leadership. Once this system is learned and applied the process of Effective Case Management can begin. Applying an effective case management approach includes professional development training of staff, a seamless system with governing policies on all aspects of the customer/clients program experience and rigorous follow up to ensure outcomes are met and documented. Attendees will learn the core fundamentals of these approaches, strategies for implementation and skills to apply them.
- Performance Reporting and Grant Management
Being able to analyze performance data and make a direct link to a challenge or best practice in a program design is part of ongoing quality assurance for any organization. This training is designed to provide Program Managers, Directors and other leadership staff the skills needed to effectively analyze their performance data, understand the link between the numbers and the activities and address gaps in service delivery quickly.
Grant Writing This workshop focuses on the core fundamentals of responding to funding opportunities from Federal and State Agencies. Principles and strategies discussed include; How to read and interpret Federal Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA), scoring and evaluation process, identifying objectives and goals and organization strategies for prompt submission.
Customer Service Design & Delivery providing quality customer service begins with a quality internal customer service design that can then spread to external customers. Core areas discussed are how to foster both internal and external customer service, building strong relationships, communication and developing a customer bill of rights.
Partnerships + Insight
Understanding how to improve upon or replicate success depends on analysis of all processes, policies and procedures. By utilizing our assessment process organizations will have the information required to operate effectively, plan for future projects and implement sound process improvement strategies.
Analysis Element Include:
- Organization Assessment is the key to building capacity, thriving in lean economic situations and identifying opportunities for improvement.
- Program/Grant Evaluation ensures outcome measures are being met and customers are being served efficiently and effectively.
- Staff & Sub Contractor Evaluation is critical to maintaining integrity within programs and service delivery.
Strategic + Customized
Planning for the future is an imperative aspect of any successful organization. TAD Grants can develop a strategic plan with key members of your team and with the Board of Directors to map out the future of your organization. We also provide individualized coaching for employees to support and improve upon their leadership skills. These types of professional development services are customized to meet the needs of your business and achieve your mission.
Development Elements Include:
Strategic Planning will allow organizations to identify assets and liabilities, timelines and actionable items to effectively execute projects.
Board Training can be one of the most important undertakings any organization can experience. Board members that are properly oriented and trained will ensure your organization continues to expand and improves community impact.
Customized Professional Development is provided to individuals and teams at both leadership and line staff levels to improve performance, moral and outcomes.
TAD Grants works closely with organizations to evaluate their existing programs and assist them in determining effectiveness. Our team will work with you to design an evaluation plan that can be inclusive of everything from staff evaluations and how the internal teams and partnerships are functioning to the financial solvency from a funders perspective. Consistent analysis of your organizations programming, partnerships and contracts can provide insight needed to achieve a level of excellence within your team and your business.