Individual Excellence – April

Registration for this course is now closed

Individual Excellence – April

Individual Excellence

Registration for this course is now closed. Contact Kelly McInnis if you have any questions
For a schedule of upcoming courses, please visit our Learning & Development Catalog.

The power of you: unlocking your potential for unlimited success

Does success feel like it is just a stroke of luck? It’s time to take charge of your work and life and achieve your goals with intention and purpose. Join us for our Individual Excellence course, where you’ll gain the tools and insights to empower you to reach the next level of excellence.

This course is about YOU – your personal and professional development, growth, and success. You’ll learn to be proactive, feel more in control, and leverage your resources to achieve your desired success. Plus, we’ll show you how to supercharge your productivity without sacrificing your time so that you can work smarter, not harder.

We’ll explore barriers and boundaries and identify strategies to overcome them. By the end of this program, you’ll feel empowered to take control of your life and achieve your goals with intention and purpose.

Note: This course is a companion piece to our Supervisor Essentials course. We encourage those who have attended that program to participate in this one to promote a cohesive experience.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain valuable insights and tools to take charge of your personal and professional development
  • Learn how to supercharge your productivity without sacrificing work/life balance
  • Identify and overcome the barriers and boundaries that are holding you back

Who Should Attend?

  • Individual contributors who feel stuck and want to reinvigorate their passion and skills
  • Seasoned professionals who want to overcome barriers and boundaries
  • Individual contributors on the path to becoming a manager
  • Newly remote employees


Classes & Dates

Individual Excellence

Registration for this course is now closed

This course is on Tuesday afternoons over eight weeks.

Tue, Apr 9

Professional Development and Living Intentionally

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Putting yourself in the driver’s seat of your career!

This session focuses on your YOU: where you are, where you want to be, and what you need to do to achieve your goals. Participants learn that success is not often serendipitous but requires living and working with intention. Manage your career through goal setting and establishing a roadmap to leverage resources to achieve success.

This knowledge-building session gives you the chance to:

  • Memorize steps for creating a personalized roadmap, aligning short-term and long-term goals for personal and professional growth
  • Explain intentional living, showing how mindful decisions drive career goals
  • Apply strategic resource leverage, identifying and utilizing resources for enhanced career prospect
  • Develop a personalized action plan using intentional living and resource leverage principles to achieve career goals
Tue, Apr 23

An Introduction to Strategic Thinking and Planning

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Change is guaranteed, plan for the future now

Whether new to strategy or you have been in the game for years, there are many fears and misconceptions about thinking and planning strategically. Planning without thinking first can lead to an unclear or incorrect destination. Thinking without putting a plan in place ensures no forward movement at all. They work together and each has their own skillset. Learn the fundamentals to overcome obstacles, address challenges, accomplish objectives, and unlock the skills for profitability, innovation, and efficiency

By the end of this knowledge-building session, you will be able to:

  • Describe the differences between strategic thinking and strategic planning
  • Develop a strategic thinking mindset to achieve business goals
  • Explain the value of an intentional and innovative strategic plan plus how this will impact the potential success of your company
  • Utilize methodologies and tools to compose SMART Goals for your business
Tue, Apr 30

Project Management Basics

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Master the fundamentals of project management for success in any industry!

Embark on a transformative journey with our professional yet friendly corporate training, “Project Management Basics,” designed for professionals at all levels. Discover the essential principles and tools needed to successfully initiate, plan, execute, and close projects with confidence. Gain deep insights into project lifecycles, communication strategies, and risk management techniques, equipping yourself for success in today’s dynamic business landscape. This comprehensive course not only enhances your career prospects but also empowers you to drive projects to success, achieving outstanding results in any industry. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to supercharge your project management expertise and elevate your team’s efficiency. Enroll today for a future of seamless project execution and unparalleled success.

By the end of this session, you’ll be able to:

  • Define key project management terminology and concepts
  • Identify various stages of a project’s lifecycle
  • Explain the importance of effective project planning and its impact on project success
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders in a project
Tue, May 7

Managing Change

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn the foundations of change management to keep evolving and moving forward!

Change is inevitable, growth is optional. This is easy to say, but can be challenging to implement. Once a desired change is identified and committed to is when the real challenge starts. While a stand-alone session, this session recommended to be taken with “Leading Organizational Change” when implementing major changes in an organization.

By the end of this session, you’ll be able to:

  • Identify the fundamentals of the change process
  • Examine the spectrum of reactions to change
  • Build confidence supporting team members in managing transitions
  • Embrace change as an avenue for personal and professional growth
Tue, May 14

The Power of Creativity

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Creativity is a skillset, not a discipline or something we’re born with!

As leaders, we regularly face problems. Creative leaders are often known as problem solvers, those able to look at any issue and come up with a solution. They can face challenges more easily, with flexibility and innovative thinking. Creative problem-solving can turn any problem into a solution, no matter what the topic. This engaging session will add creative tools and techniques to your leader toolkit.

By the end of this skill-building session you will:

  • Identify key theories and models related to creativity
  • Summarize the impact of org culture on creativity
  • Examine case studies of successful creative initiatives in diverse industries
  • Develop a creative solution to a specific biz challenge
Tue, May 21

An Introduction to Time Management

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Maximize productivity with effective time management strategies for success

“Either you run your day, or your day runs you”, says leadership expert Jim Rohn. We’ve all experienced missed deadlines, unwanted stress, lack of focus, and work and life imbalance. Regardless of what you do, where you do it, your title, or your tenure, we all have to-do lists that could use an extra hour. Distractions are everywhere, and there are a limited number of hours in a day. What’s most important is understanding your current barriers to managing multiple priorities, setting boundaries, and developing systems to improve the use of your time.

By the end of this knowledge-building session you’ll be able to:

  • Recognize time management tips and how to implement them in the workplace
  • Describe the impact of time wasters, challenges, obstacles, barriers, and approaches to prioritizing tasks
  • Demonstrate time management techniques and strategies to increase productivity and achieve daily tasks and long-term goals
  • Design your own personalized time management plan for your own ‘to do’ list
Tue, May 28

Goal Setting and Managing Priorities

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Get control of your projects and time once and for all!

“The key isn’t to prioritize what is on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities”, said Stephen Covey. The essence of that quote is about using your time intentionally. You are in control of it. But how do we know what to put on our schedule, what to prioritize? Easy, what are your goals? And if you don’t know what those are, then you are absolutely in the right place.

In this knowledge building session you’ll be able to:

  • Recall the difference between goals and objectives
  • Interpret the difference between important and urgent activities
  • Illustrate how proactive planning can effectively manage time
  • Recognize barriers to achievement that can hinder success
Tue, Jun 4

The Essentials of Productivity and Efficiency

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Get more done in half the time without the stress!

We’ve all heard the phrase, “That meeting could have been an email”. No one likes to waste their time unnecessarily, and each of us has goals and priorities to focus on. While we know productivity is a benchmark of success, what we don’t always know is how to supercharge it. The further up someone gets in their career, the more responsibilities they have, the more competing priorities they juggle. Efficiency is the answer. Who wouldn’t like to get more done while not burning out or sacrificing their personal time?

This knowledge-building session gives you the chance to:

  • Identify your own time management practices
  • Assess where you may be wasting valuable resources of time, energy, or money
  • Build a custom productivity toolbox to support your unique wants and needs

Registration for this course is now closed

Register today to be part of this course, network with your peers, and learn how to power your career.


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Individual Excellence – April

Registration for this course is now closed

If you need help registering or applying for a grant, please contact Kallee McGraw or schedule a call.

Special Add-on!

This course comes with a new added bonus for 2024, two thirty-minute accountability calls.


Individual Excellence

What is the difference between “Training Just for You” and “Training for Your Company”?
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“Training Just for You” is a training program that any individual from any company can sign up to attend. You’ll join a group of peers from other companies for weekly training sessions. AIM HR Solutions holds these sessions virtually; you can view our calendar of upcoming “Training Just for You” events here. “Training for Your Company” means that we will work with you to deliver training to your company, virtually or onsite. Contact Kelly McInnis if you want to learn more about holding training for your company.

Are these courses available in virtual and in-person formats?
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All of our Training Just For You programs are currently virtual only. If you are interested in AIM HR Solutions offering this program virtually or onsite for your company, contact Kelly McInnis.

Is this course eligible for a grant?
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This course is eligible for the Express Program or the General Grant through the Workforce Training Fund Program. To learn more about this grant and how we can help, you can download our Learning & Development Catalog. If you still have more questions, you can contact Kelly McInnis.

Do you offer in-person training outside of Massachusetts?
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All of our “Training Just for You” programs are held virtually and therefore can be attended by individuals anywhere in the world! Training for your company can also be offered in a virtual format to employees located anywhere. We currently do not offer in-person training outside of Massachusetts. To talk about how we may be able to support you, please contact Kelly McInnis.

Can I attend just one class?
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Yes you may! In order to register for an individual class, please contact Kallee McGraw at letting her know which session(s) you would like to register for.

Can I register a team of people?
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Yes, and we are here to help! Contact Kallee McGraw at for help registering your team members.

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