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Vado

Vado is an e-learning content provider offering bite sized, mobile learning.

Research shows that 70% of development happens on the job, and Vado is the only off the shelf e-learning courseware provider that helps the learner apply learning on the job through step by step instructions and exercises. 

The combination of short videos followed by step by step instructions, help learners put into practice the learning they just completed, which means organization leaders are confident that the transition from learning to application on the job actually happens, and organization capabilities are increased.

Designed specifically with the mobile learner in mind, Vado users are able to review the course content and perform the development exercise when and where they want. Whether it's at their desk, across the hall, or in a totally different location—the Vado course is ready whenever and wherever the learner is ready.

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At work there are some basic business skills we all should have to be successful, no matter what type of job we may have or where we may work. When developed, these basic skills will help anyone increase personal performance and professional success. Whether it’s building required job skills, meeting customer needs, being able to make great decisions, or understanding the business strategy. Of all these skills matter and will make a significant difference in your ability to succeed. Therefore, if you’d like to increase your contribution at work, and create future career opportunities for yourself, then the Basic Business Skills courseware is just the thing to help get you started in the right direction.
$49.50
 5 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Individuals build the basic business skills required to be successful in any job, at any company. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Strengthen Job Required Skills Increase your ability to perform the processes and procedures required for your job 2. Know and Meet Customer Needs Understand the changing needs of your customers and work to anticipate and meet those needs 3. Identify All Outcomes of a Potential Decision Identify all possible outcomes before implementing a decision 4. Ensure Strategy Alignment Ensure alignment to the organization’s strategy before committing to a project or initiative 5. Seeking Out Cutting Edge Ideas Seek out new or cutting edge programs or processes that positively impact the organization’s strategy 6. Organizing Your Workspace Organize your workspace and maintain a clutter free and productive work environment 7. Resources for Success Identify the resources you need to be successful in your role 8. Learn Workplace Technology Learn a new workplace technology to enhance your individual work performance 9. Work Place Rules and Policies Evaluate how well you adhere to critical work place rules and policies 10. Understanding Financial Management Take your knowledge and understanding of financial management to the next level Additional Courses These courses are part of the Being a Business Professional Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Basic Business Skills • Personal Behaviors and Conduct • You and Your Boss

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$ 49.50

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Most of us from time to time will be part of a project team. We’ll be required to work with others, complete assignments, as well as communicate progress and project challenges. Building your skills to be an effective project team member is a great thing to do. When we take the time to develop our skills to contribute to projects at a higher level, there are numerous benefits. Not only does the team and company benefit from higher levels of performance, but we benefit too. We are seen as a valuable team member, we are looked to for advice and information, and we create future opportunities for more challenging and exciting work projects. Therefore, if you’d like to increase your contribution as a project team member, then the Become a Contributing Project Team Member courseware is a great place to start.
$44.55
 4.5 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Individuals learn what is required to be a successful member of any project team. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Performance Measures for Performance Identify the performance measures you will use to determine project performance 2. Effective Decision Making Evaluate the effectiveness of your decision making capabilities 3. Understand Past Project Issues Understand past problems and plan for their potential impact on the project 4. Meeting Customer Needs Know what your customers need and what you can do to meet these needs 5. Share What You Think is Best Share with others what idea or course of action you think is best 6. Potential Project Risks Identify potential risks for any project 7. Navigate within the Organization Structure Know how to navigate people relationships and within the organization’s structure 8. Know the Competition Know the competition and how it compares to your company's products and services 9. Clear and Concise Emails Learn how to compose clear and concise emails for any audience Additional Courses These courses are part of the Project Management Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Project Management for Managers • Meeting Management • Become a Contributing Project Team Member

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$ 44.55

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Designed specifically to address the needs of anyone who is new to supervising and managing others, Bud to Boss will provide the foundation you need to take on your new position and move forward in your career.
$99.00
 10 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Bud to Boss Toolkit Moving into a position of authority brings new challenges and new responsibilities—some of which might be uncomfortable. And as a first-time supervisor, it's common to feel overwhelmed, anxious and stressed out about transitioning from co-worker to boss. That's exactly why we created the Bud to Boss Toolkit. Designed specifically to address the needs of anyone who is new to supervising and managing others, Bud to Boss will provide the foundation you need to take on your new position and move forward in your career. You'll find out how to communicate with former peers who are now your subordinates, how to give feedback, handle performance reviews, as well as conduct difficult conversations—all in a way that's comfortable, productive and successful for BOTH of you. The Bud to Boss Toolkit contains 20 modules. Bud to Boss 1: Discussing Your New Leadership Role Bud to Boss 2: Understand the Expectations of a New Role Bud to Boss 3: Creating the Mindset for Your New Role Bud to Boss 4: Control vs. Influence Bud to Boss 5: Communicating Positive Expectations Bud to Boss 6: Motivation for Change Bud to Boss 7: Accelerate the Acceptance of Organization Change Bud to Boss 8: Diagnose Resistance to Change Bud to Boss 9: Dominant Communication Style Bud to Boss 10: Inspiring Communication Style Bud to Boss 11: Supportive Communication Style Bud to Boss 12: Cautious Communication Style Bud to Boss 13: Seven Components of Great Presentations Bud to Boss 14: Sources of Feedback Bud to Boss 15: Four Types of Feedback Bud to Boss 16: Six Step Coaching Model Bud to Boss 17: Remove Yourself as a Source of Threat Bud to Boss 18: Creating a Conflict Resolution Mindset Bud to Boss 19: Accelerate Goal Achievement Bud to Boss 20: Goal Setting at Three Levels Additional Courses These courses are part of the Management Development Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Bud to Boss Toolkit • Supervision Basics • Management Essentials Managing for Success

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$ 99.00

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As a leader and manager, trust is one of the most important things you must build with your employees. Research continues to show time and time again, that employees who have a high level of trust with their manager are more productive, more engaged, and stay longer with the organization. Trust matters. Therefore, what you do as a leader to build trust within your team is essential. The Building Trust and Respect courseware will provide the tools and actions you need to strengthen the trust between each of your employees. When you make a commitment to strengthen the trust with each person, you’ll find your team will be much more successful, enjoy work more, and want to stay with the organization.
$24.75
 2.5 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Managers build the level of trust and respect they receive from their employees, peers and customers. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Supporting Company Values Understand how your actions support the company values 2. Fairness with Others Evaluate how fair you are with others 3. Building Trust with Employees Build trust by learning what will create a great work situation for each employee 4. Trusting Others to Innovate Increase trust and respect by supporting and encouraging innovation 5. Respect through Resources Build respect by creating a network of resources for employees Additional Courses These courses are part of the Management Communication Skills Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Communication Skills for Managers • Building Trust and Respect • Delegating Work

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$ 24.75

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Building a career can be very rewarding, both personally and financially. And while our managers can help us seek out new opportunities and build the skills required for the future, it is really up to us to take charge and guide our own career. The Building Your Career courseware will help you do just that. You’ll learn how to identify potential career opportunities, identify skill gaps, create a personalized career plan, and build a personal network. This courseware will give you all the tools you need to take control of your own career and move it in an exciting and meaningful direction.
$24.75
 2.5 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Individuals take action to identify career opportunities, build the required skills and brand themselves to others. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Potential Career Opportunities Identify potential career opportunities 2. Company Jobs and Opportunities Explore the jobs and opportunities within the company 3. Identify Your Skill Gaps Identify your current skills and capabilities and determine what gaps exist 4. Create a Career Plan Create a solid career plan 5. Building Skills for Your Career Create a skill development plan 6. Building a Personal Network Strengthen your personal network 7. Branding Yourself Brand yourself to others 8. Reconcile Insufficient Career Opportunities Reconcile a situation with little to no career opportunities Additional Courses These courses are part of the Career Development Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Coaching Career Development • Developing for Success • Building Your Career

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$ 24.75

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Being a leader is not just about managing others. It’s also about being a positive role model with others, taking personal responsibility for your actions, and taking the lead to increase your contribution to the organization. Personal leadership is also about communicating well with others, being able to manage conflict when it arises, and inspiring others to be their best. You certainly don’t have to have direct employees to do any of that. When we make the effort to build our personal leadership skills, we increase our contribution to the organization, are seen as valuable players, and create future opportunities for our career. The Building Your Leadership Skills courseware will help you strengthen your leadership skills for whatever role you may have, now as well as in the future.
$49.50
 5 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Individuals build leadership skills that can help in any role, whether the person is an individual contributor, new supervisor or experienced manager. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Keeping Customers Informed Keep your customers informed of key information, progress and status updates 2. Seek Out the Ideas and Opinions of Others Actively seek the thoughts and opinions of others in key situations 3. Show Good Judgment Regarding Creative Ideas Demonstrate good judgment for how creative ideas and suggestions will work 4. Integrity Review Perform an integrity review on your actions and behaviors 5. Contributing to the Organization Strategy Identify what you need to do differently to effectively contribute to the organization strategy 6. Support the Organization’s Vision and Strategy Select the actions you will take to lead the organization’s vision and strategy 7. Manage Conflict with Others Use a process for managing conflict with others 8. Learn From a Conflict Management Expert Identify someone who is good at conflict management who you can learn from 9. How Inspiring Are You? Evaluate how inspiring your words and actions are to others 10. Be a Powerful and Inspirational Role Model Become a powerful and inspirational role model to others Additional Courses These courses are part of the Becoming a Future Leader Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Communicating with Others • Building Your Leadership Skills  

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$ 49.50

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As a manager, one of your roles is to help coach and develop your employees. This includes helping them grow in their career. Whether it’s understanding a person’s career aspirations, helping individuals navigate the company career system, or assisting your employees in building a professional network—you can help and you should. The Coaching Career Development courseware will help you build your knowledge and skills to best help your employees as they embark on their own personal career path. Great career coaching from you matters. Your employees will be grateful for the assistance, and the organization will be thrilled with employees who are growing in their skills and increasing their contribution to the company.
$29.70
 3 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Managers learn how to guide and coach employees in developing their career within the organization. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Employee Career Aspirations Get to know your employee’s career desires and aspirations 2. The Company Career System Employees learn about the company career system 3. Career Plans for Your Employees Create a career plan with your employee 4. Finding Employee Development Opportunities Identify skill development opportunities for your employee 5. Building an Employee’s Professional Network Help build your employee’s professional network 6. Career Plans and Employee Expectations If needed, set appropriate expectations with employees regarding their career plans Additional Courses These courses are part of the Career Development Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Coaching Career Development • Developing for Success • Building Your Career

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$ 29.70

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No matter where you work or what job you have, communication matters. We need to communicate with our boss, our co-workers, as well as our customers or clients—we are in constant communication with others. Therefore, it’s a great idea for everyone to build their personal communication skills. When we take the time to strengthen our communication skills, we become more effective at work, we get more things done, and people enjoy working with us. All of which makes for a great and rewarding work situation. The Communicating with Others courseware will provide you the information and tools you’ll need to strengthen your personal communication skills and become more effective at work.
$24.75
 2.5 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Individuals build the skills required to effectively communicate their thoughts, ideas and opinions to others. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Nonverbal Communication Monitor and improve your nonverbal communication actions 2. Understanding Body Language Strengthen your ability to read other people's body language 3. Talk About and Promote the Company Vision Determine how you will talk about, promote and share the organization’s vision with others 4. Create a Vision Branding Statement Create a concise branding statement to connect others to the organization's vision 5. Handling Customer Complaints Positively handle queries or complaints from your customers Additional Courses These courses are part of the Becoming a Future Leader Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Communicating with Others • Building Your Leadership Skills  

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$ 24.75

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As a manager, it is essential you are a good communicator. You are in constant communication with others. Whether it’s with senior leaders, peers, or your employees, you must be able to clearly articulate your thoughts and ideas, as well as deliver clear and concise messages. When you do, you’ll find your team clearly knows what they need to do, fewer mistakes are made because everyone is clear on what needs to be done, and as a result you will be more successful. The Communication Skills for Managers courseware provides what you need to build your managerial communication skills to help you be a more effective leader and manager.
$39.60
 4 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
Managers build and strengthen their communication skills to work more effectively with their employees, peers and organization leaders. This course bundle includes the following bite sized mobile ready courses: 1. Team Communication Expectations Establish team communication norms and expectations 2. Managerial Listening Skills Evaluate your communication with others to see how well you listen 3. Communicate Clear and Concise Messages Use three communication elements to strengthen your ability to deliver clear and concise messages 4. Team Listening Evaluate your communication with co-workers and peers to see how well you listen 5. Right Information at the Right Time Ensure your team gets the right information at the right time 6. Communicating with Different Audiences Create communication reminders for the most frequent audiences you interact with 7. Team Communication Feedback Team members let you know when you perform selected communication actions 8. Communicating Key Messages Receive feedback from your team on how well you are communicating key messages Additional Courses These courses are part of the Management Communication Skills Learning Track. If you’d like to add to your development experience, consider selecting additional titles from this Learning Track: • Communication Skills for Managers • Building Trust and Respect • Delegating Work

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$ 39.60

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Vado partnered with The Remote Leadership Institute to combine their intellectual property with Vado’s instructional design. The courses feature Wayne Turmel is a writer and broadcaster, whose work includes Meeting Like You Mean It: A Leader's Guide to Painless and Productive Virtual Meetings, 6 Weeks to a Great Webinar, and 10 Steps to Successful Virtual Presentations.
$14.85
 1.5 Hours
Online - Certificate
Adult
With territories getting larger and travel budgets tighter, conducting virtual sales calls and product demos is becoming more important, yet many people are uncomfortable selling in this environment. However, due to these changing business circumstances, it is critical sales professionals learn how to use technology to achieve the same goals as their face to face sales calls. This courseware will build the skills sales professionals needs to prepare and conduct great online demos and sales calls.

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Competencies

  • Business
  • Business: Project Management
  • Business: Career Planning, Coaching & Mentoring
  • Business: Management & Leadership
  • Business: Investing & Wealth Creation
  • Business: Communications, Public Speaking & Public Relations
  • Business: Teamwork
  • Business: Customer Service
  • Business: Delegating
  • Business: Compensation & Benefits
  • Business: Engagement
  • Business: Human Resources: Organization Development
  • Business: Resource Planning
  • Business: Interviewing, Recruiting & Retention
  • Business: Written Communications

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