Innovation and Initiative Competency

Innovation / Initiative
Using information from a variety of sources, identifying immediate action needed to address current issues, seizing the opportunity to enhance performance and advance horizontal/vertical goals. Attending to imminent issues while maintaining an awareness of emerging opportunities.

Behaviours include:
• Identifying immediate action needed
• Addressing current issues
• Addressing imminent issues or opportunities
• Seizing opportunities to enhance organizational performance/advancing organizational goals
• Addressing future opportunities

PMC Open Enrollment Workshops addressing this competency:
Active Listening Skills
Advanced Business Writing
Advanced Event Planning
Assertiveness and Conflict Resolution
Business Writing for Impact and Influence
Communicating for Results
Creativity and Innovation for the Workplace
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for Effective Decision-Making
Dealing with Difficult Behaviours
Effective Meeting and Event Planning
Financial Planning for Retirement
Finding Creative Solutions to Workplace Challenges
Getting Organized and In Control
Integrated Risk Management
Life Planning for Retirement
Making the Transition from Co-Worker to Team Leader
Management Skills for Administrative Professionals
Managing for Superior Results I: The Fundamentals of Supervision
Managing for Superior Results II: From Manager to Leader
Microsoft Word 2016™ – Level 2
Policy Analysis Toolbox – Part 1
Policy Analysis Toolbox – Part 2
Powerful Coaching Skills: How to Create a High Performing Team
Powerful Negotiation Skills
Practical Time and Workload Management
Project Management 101
Project Management Skills for Administrative Professionals
Skills for Effective Presentations
Strategic Thinking
Techniques for the Occasional Trainer
The Outstanding Administrative Assistant

Our training services

For the public:

open training

PMC’s open enrollment workshops are available to all individuals. Workshops are delivered in-person (in Ottawa) or as a live, instructor-led session online from anywhere.

Workshop dates run throughout the year.

For your team:

team training

PMC delivers standard or customized workshops for a team or work group from your organization. Workshops can be delivered in person at your location, or online at a time that works for you. All for a surprisingly cost-effective price.

Self-paced

e-learning

PMC offers an extensive library of micro-learning and longer video lessons on soft skills, management and software topics accessible through desktop or mobile devices. The content is self-paced, self-directed, with individual topic choices.

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