Lesson 1: Course Overview
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Lesson 2: Making Your Company a Technology-Friendly Place
To begin the day, we will discuss some ways to encourage staff to use technology. Participants will also try to find some creative solutions to a case study problem.
Lesson 3: Conquering Computers
Computers are one of the most popular technological tools, and they can be the most difficult one to manage. We will give participants some ways to make the most of the PC.
Lesson 4: Communicating with the IT Department
This session will give participants some tips on how to communicate effectively with Information Technology staff.
Lesson 5: Choosing Software Wisely
Purchasing software is usually a big decision. We will discuss a three-step process to help you make that decision. Then, participants will use the process in a case study.
Lesson 6: Technical Training
This session will cover some types of training and some tips.
Lesson 7: Setting an IT Budget
Some managers are responsible for deciding how much their department can and will spend on technology. We will discuss a few basic steps that will help participants create an IT budget.