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The U.S. has experienced some severe storms this season with the potential for more remaining. Ron Wright, CGCS, updates this webinar from our series on disasters to help you create or update your emergency response plan.
Each webinar in the series is designed to focus on a single crisis type. You'll hear what happened, what plan was in place and what the CGCS in charge learned and now recommends. In Wright’s case, he experienced several hurricanes first hand at the Country Club of Mobile. During this quick hour, he’ll cover tips for clean-up, how best-laid plans may need to adapt, and review systems and plans you’ll want to put in place as soon as you can.
Facility BMP Plans provide many benefits for the superintendent, the superintendent profession, the golf facility and the golf course industry. GCSAA has received funding from the USGA and PGA Tour, but superintendents must participate in order for the industry to be successful. Join J. Bryan Unruh, Ph.D., for this hour-long webinar to learn why having a written facility plan is so important.
Rick Fredericksen, CGCS, and assistant superintendent Ryan Ebeling share the action plan implemented at Woodhill Country Club to address impacts from COVID-19. Working in partnership with Wayzata Country Club, the team shares priorities established to address both reductions in staff and minimum maintenance practices. This 20-minute event wraps up with Woodhill’s golf pro, Paul Kelly, emphasizing the importance of communication during times of crisis and beyond.
This event is available to all at no cost.
Would you know how to respond if you heard shots fired where you are? There are many steps that can be taken to increase your odds of survival if you should have such an incident. Rick Capozzi of CapozziGroup and Survival Mindset has researched FBI statistics, worked with military, law enforcement and Homeland Security to develop this very up-to-date program that really helps people prepare for a day that they hope never comes (but could.) Watch this 90-minute webcast and update your emergency plan.
In this 90-minute webcast, Jim Ferrin, CGCS, and Sam Samuelson, CGCS, briefly review the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and cover ways you can make your course more user-friendly for this growing segment of the community.
Would you know how to respond if you heard shots fired where you are? There are many steps that can be taken to increase your odds of survival if you should have such an incident. Rick Capozzi of CapozziGroup and Survival Mindset has researched FBI statistics, worked with military, law enforcement and a variety of emergency responders to develop this very up-to-date program that really helps people prepare for a day that they hope never comes (but could.) Co-presenting is Stephen Willeford from Sutherland Springs, Texas. He is a survivor and the one who stopped the worst church mass shooting in U.S. history. Listen in to this 90-minute webinar and update your emergency plan.
You were promoted because you were good at doing the work. Now, your job is to lead the people who do the work. And that’s no easy task! Call-outs, conflict, job openings and poor performance; Jodie Cunningham addresses them all in this 90-minute webinar.
Too often, the stories we hear about the relationship between the golf professional and the superintendent focus on the negative. In dealing with human nature, managers must overcome the temptation to stay focused in their own areas, without understanding the other person or what their role requires. In this 90-minute webinar, we hear about the "on-going maintenance of a bridge" that effective relationships require to succeed. Paul Schell, director of golf, Eric Schomske, head golf professional, and Jeffrey Wuenstel, general manager, discuss how understanding each other's problems or point of view enhances the team concept at Lake Shore Country Club.
In this 60-minute webinar, Rapp shares how speaking at career days and the like is easy, once you dive in. “There are certain people in our Industry who always want to help others and maybe just need a boost to get started.” If you’re one of them, listen in us for tips and take-aways you can use to bring new workers to the game.
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Crear un equipo fuerte le ahorra tiempo y dinero a su negocio.
Un negocio es tan fuerte como su equipo, y la formación de un equipo de personas que tengan la combinación de habilidad, motivación y liderazgo es un factor importante para el éxito. ¿Cómo puede aplicar los fundamentos del golf para identificar, construir y fortalecer las habilidades de liderazgo individual y grupal dentro de su departamento de mantenimiento? En este seminario web de 60 minutos, Jorge Croda, CGCS, examinará cómo los fundamentos del golf se alinean a la perfección con la creación de equipos y las estrategias de liderazgo. Únase a nosotros para aprender cómo puede crear un plan para la formación de equipos que aumentará la satisfacción de los empleados, reducirá la rotación, aumentará la productividad y producirá resultados sostenibles.
In this 60-minute webinar, Ross Miller, superintendent at the Country Club of Detroit, works through several key components, all of which tie back to personal fiscal health. You’ll walk away with knowledge you can use right away.
Courage has many different meanings. During this time of pandemic, your leadership style has elements of courage upon which your team can rely. Carlos Arraya, CGCS, and Grant Murphy discuss how the current stay-at-home environment has impacted their lives and ideas about courage and leadership. Listen in to find tips you can use now and into the new state of normal.
Now more than ever, safety comes first. Join Gary Bogdanski, equipment manager at The Sharon Golf Club for a 15-minute webinar providing guidance on navigating COVID-19 impacts in the turf care center. Reminders for safer operation and tips for the equipment manager converting to remote work are covered.
Make sure you know the basic exposure and preventive information for COVID -19. In this 60-minute webinar, Susan Herrington, trainer for Work Force Essentials covers symptoms, Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exposure guidelines. She includes identification and isolation of sick employees, safe return to work, preventive measures in the workplace, and other basic safety measures.
Learn directly from Rick Capozzi, a highly evaluated, international speaker and presentation coach how to deliver your message in a more engaging and impactful way. You’ll learn skills that will help you improve your first impression and develop a stronger rapport with your audience. You’ll also hear how Capozzi cut his preparation time by 75%. In this 90-minute webinar, he explains the development and delivery techniques that aid in longer term retention and application of your new skills.
In this month’s 60-minute webcast from our equipment management series, Jim Ferrin, CGCS, presents ideas to help you in this competitive career environment.
Get the inside scoop on preparing for the Equipment Management Certificate Program (EMCP) exams. Find out what to expect from the testing process and review sample questions with one of the exams’ developers. Cory Phillips, equipment manager at The Golf Club of Georgia, provides some details to help calm your nerves if you dislike taking any test! Diana Kern, GCSAA’s manager, education certificates & program validation, covers logistics of the online setup. Walk away prepared for a positive outcome on the EMCP exams.
The transition from practitioner to leader is an obstacle course that includes getting through what seems to be a quagmire of policies, personalities and perceptions. In this 90-minute webinar, Roch Gaussoin, Ph.D., presents several descriptions of leadership - and those being led - to provide a foundation for choosing a leadership style or mantra for participants.
You may have seen overtime pay rules back in the news. What do you need to know about the changes that have been made?
On Sept. 24, the U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule that will make 1.3 million American workers newly eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new Overtime Pay rule goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, and the standard salary level will be raised from $455 to $684 a week, a move that will make all employees who earn less than $35,568 annually eligible for overtime pay of at least time-and-a-half.
Listen as Kerri Reisdorff, shareholder at Ogletree Deakins, provides details in this 60-minute webinar to help keep your facility in compliance.
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