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Professional Development

Professional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware.


From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting.


For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071.

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Customer Service for Help Desk Professionals R1.1 New

Customer Service for Help Desk Professionals R1.1

As a customer service help desk professional, you need to interact with customers to address their technical issues, concerns, challenges and problems. To best service these customers, the 30 Bird Customer Service for Help Desk Professionals course will help develop interpersonal skills that will enable you to do so in a professional manner. Your technical expertise will no doubt be useful; however, having additional "people" skills will enable you to appropriately interact and serve the customer.Through this course you will be able to apply practical skills and principles to over-the-phone customer service for customers experiencing technical issues.Upon the successful completion of this course, candidates can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:About customer service, its contexts, and its ramificationsIdentifying and improving communication styleManaging appropriate customer expectationsOpening the callKeeping customers informed throughout the processSpecial circumstances—dealing with angry and impatient customersThis course helps candidates understand and learn the skills and techniques to achieve successful customer interaction.About the seriesProfessional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware. From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting. For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071. ..

$12.00

Managing Conflict R1.1

When it comes to preventing conflicts in the workplace, you can do so in a constructive way that will help create an environment in which everyone is aware of the potential dangers of conflict. In this way, everyone can avoid or mitigate conflict, and be aware of the benefits of certain types of conflict, to take advantage of the creativity it can foster. 30 Bird's Managing Conflict course will help you understand and learn the skills and techniques to manage situations in which people are pushing against one another in this way. We will also explore ways of responding to these situations so that everyone gets what they need.About the seriesProfessional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware. From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting. For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071. ..

$12.00

Organizing Your Time for Maximum Productivity R1.1

One of the primary challenges we all face in our work is being able to remain in control of it. With so many distractions in our workplace and at home, as well as any old habits we might have, our ability to stay in control is often jeopardized. The effect is that we tend to be controlled by external events, people, and countless other circumstances.30 Bird's Organizing Your Time for Maximum Productivity course will introduce concepts and techniques necessary to help you learn how to bounce back and refocus in order to remain productive and regain control of your time. This in turn will allow you to complete your work more effectively and deliver on time and without stress. You will be able to apply practical skills and learn basic techniques for improving your organization, prioritization, and delegation skills in a comfortable setting, employing content that's easy to learn.Upon the successful completion of this course, candidates can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:How to better understand time management skills and identify any shortcomings, as well as debunk popular myths about time managementAbout effective organization techniques, and how to set goalsAbout productivity, including the application of efficiency, prioritization, and delegationHow to apply specific skills to manage your time effectively in a practical work setting, including managing meetings, learning to say "No," and dealing with stress and anxietyHow to employ aids to productivity, such as smartphone appsAbout the seriesProfessional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware. From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting. For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071. ..

$12.00

Persuasion and Influence for Positive Results R1.1

30 Bird's Persuasion and Influence for Positive Results course introduces concepts and techniques necessary to help candidates learn all the skills necessary to influence and persuade others with confidence. They’ll also learn how to avoid pitfalls along the way, and deal with potentially challenging situations.Upon the successful completion of this course, candidates can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:About influence and how it worksIdentifying styles of influenceUnderstanding the principles of persuasion    How to apply the stages of persuasionIdentifying and overcoming obstacles to influenceAbout the seriesProfessional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware. From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting. For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071. ..

$12.00

Presenting with Impact R1.1

As a technical professional, the need to communicate orally is just as important as the ability to write well. An employee might be asked to give presentations on behalf of their employer or as part of a team. An important element of this course is to address the issue of confidence in order to help candidates overcome any fears they may have of speaking in front of an audience. In this course, students apply practical skills and learn basic techniques for improving their one-on-one and group presentation skills in a comfortable setting, and with content that's easy to learn. At the end of this course, students will know how to apply various techniques in public speaking. They’ll be able speak confidently and make a favorable impression on listeners.Our Presenting with Impact course introduces concepts and techniques necessary to help students learn all the skills necessary to deliver successful presentations. They’ll also learn how to avoid pitfalls along the way, and deal with potentially challenging situations.Upon the successful completion of this course, candidates can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:The four cornerstones of a successful presentationHow to assemble and organize the content of the presentation in developing its messageAbout presentation styles, how to control nerves, and how to address an audienceHow to "set the stage" for the presentationHow to control and run the presentationHow to keep the audience engagedAbout the seriesProfessional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware. From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting. For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071. ..

$12.00

Sexual Harassment Prevention for Employees

This course is designed to help employees recognize, address, and respond to sexual harassment. Sexual harassment happens in all kinds of workplaces, as well as in schools and even in the military. Sexual harassment victims can be of any race, gender, age, class, and employment level. Sexual harassment is a sensitive topic as many women, and some men, have experienced it. It can leave people with a variety of feelings including vulnerability, lack of trust, anger, fear, frustration or being shut down.Upon the successful completion of this course, employees can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:How to recognize and identify different forms of sexual harassment including important terminology, who can be harassers and victims, impact of intimidation and hostile environments, sexual harassment myths and facts, laws concerning sexual harassment, types of sexual harassment, how to recognize sexual harassment, and the impact and costs associated with sexual harassmentHow to address sexual harassment including the steps you can take if you are a target of sexual harassment or the steps you should take if you think you are observing sexual harassmentHow to respond to sexual harassment including how to respond to sexual harassment, how supervisors should respond to sexual harassment, and why it's important to have sexual harassment policiesThe warning signs of workplace harassment may not always be visible, but the need to understand what they are and to be preventive are just as important. By completing the 30 Bird Sexual Harassment Prevention for Employees workshop, you are playing a big part in creating a work environment that is free of sexual harassment.About the seriesProfessional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware. From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting. For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071. ..

$12.00

Telephone Skills for Technical Professionals R1.1 New

Telephone Skills for Technical Professionals R1.1

As a help desk professional providing technical support, you need to interact with customers to address their technical issues, concerns, challenges and problems. In order to best service these customers, the 30 Bird Telephone Skills for Help Desk Professionals course will help develop interpersonal skills that will enable you to do so in a professional manner. Your technical expertise will no doubt be useful; however, having additional "people" skills will enable you to appropriately interact and serve the customer.In this workshop, you will be able to apply practical skills and principles to over-the-phone customer service for customers experiencing technical issues.Upon the successful completion of this course, candidates can expect to gain knowledge and understanding in the following areas:About the challenges of help desk technical support, the importance of identifying your own attitudes about customer service, how to understand and appreciate the customer's perspective, about customer expectations for interaction, the difference between being accountable and being responsible, and to identify any unhelpful signals that you might be sendingHow to identify your default communication style, communication differences between technical and non-technical professionals, from real-world examples, to identify and work with logic and emotion, to differentiate personal style preferences, to relate to the non-technical customer, how to actively listen to customers, seven ways to better listening, and how to employ empathy in your interaction with customersAbout customer expectations, how to clarify complicated descriptions of problems and the importance of doing so, and how to focus on resultsHow to open the call by setting the proper tone, seven steps to a successful call, to use paraphrasing as a tool, to use questions to diagnose technical issues, the appropriate protocol for troubleshooting technical issues, and how to close the callTips for keeping customers informed, an effective procedure for putting customer on hold and transferring calls, how to use positive language when relating to the customer, how to deliver solutions diplomatically—good news and bad news, and creative problem solvingTips for dealing with angry and/or impatience, and specific steps to take when doing so; how to deal with anger or impatience; and the benefits of effective phone communication and customer-centrismThis workshop helps candidates understand and learn the skills and techniques to achieve successful customer interaction. It covers some of the same topics as the 30 Bird Customer Service for Help Desk Professionals course, but it focuses more specifically on the telephone skills required to interact with customers effectively.About the seriesProfessional skills—such as the ability to manage work schedules and communicate effectively with customers—are personal and interpersonal proficiencies that don’t depend on technical knowledge but are crucial for successful and efficient functioning of any organization. 30 Bird Media is thrilled to announce our brand new line of engaging, relevant, and straight-to-the-point professional development courseware. From the very start we knew it was important not to simply force this new and different content into our existing IT-specific format. Each professional development course comprises an Instructor Guide, a PowerPoint slide deck highlighting important points, and a Student Guide. Taken together, these training tools empower you to teach these concepts effectively in any classroom or workshop setting. For more information and access to the PowerPoint files, please contact your 30 Bird sales representative or call (888) 330-9071. ..

$12.00