OFF-THE-SHELF LEARNING EXPERIENCES

Ametros off-the-shelf experiential learning modules save instructors time and money while providing learners with a view into the challenges of the real-world working environment.  These modules are affordably priced on a per learner basis. 

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COMMUNICATION FOR ENGINEERING
The “Communication for Engineering” experiential learning series is a comprehensive, flexible and modular instructor-led learning solution focused on the assessment and development of key communication skills, critical skills, soft skills and writing skills in the context of a highly sensitive EDI-focused narrative.

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In the “Communication for Engineering” experiential learning module series the learner takes on the role of a Software Engineer at Monarchy Technology, a firm that has designed and developed an AI-powered Candidate Assessment Tool for Fortune 1000 organizations.  The newest version of the application claims to be able to increase diversity in hiring through a proprietary algorithm that collects and analyzes candidate data.

Eidos Logistics, a large client has completed internal research on the application and finds that diversity in hiring actually decreased with the application. The learner enters the narrative as a new engineer tasked with serving as a communication liaison between the software design, software development, and corporate communications teams.  The student navigates the equity, diversity, and inclusion challenges facing the firm producing routine, analytical, persuasive, and ethically infused messages and reports.

COMMUNICATION FOR BUSINESS
The “Communication for Business” experiential learning series is a comprehensive, flexible and modular instructor-led learning solution focused on the assessment and development of key communication skills, critical skills, soft skills and writing skills in the context of a highly sensitive EDI-focused narrative.

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In the “Communication for Business” experiential learning module series the learner takes on the role of Corporate Communications Specialist at Monarchy Technology, a firm that has designed and developed an AI-powered Candidate Assessment for Fortune 1000 organizations. The newest version of the application claims to be able to increase diversity in hiring through a proprietary algorithm that collects and analyzes candidate data.

Eidos Logistics, a large client has completed internal research on the application and finds that diversity in hiring actually decreased with the application. The learner enters the narrative as a newly hired corporate communications specialist and is tasked with serving as communication liaison between the software design, software development, and corporate communications teams. The student navigates the equity, diversity, and inclusion challenges facing the firm producing routine, analytical, persuasive, and ethically infused messages and reports.

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION
The “Professional Communication” experiential learning module is a self-paced, on demand module that can be optionally supported by an instructor. The module is focused on the assessment and development of the learner’s professional voice.

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In the experiential learning module on “Professional Communication” the learner takes on the role of a strategic consultant at AdrenaLife, an insurance company that specializes in extreme sports travel insurance. The company has growing concerns about the impact of climate change on the number of insurance claims, and thus on their profitability. The company’s board has scheduled an urgent meeting to discuss whether they will be raising the rates on insurance packages that are at risk. The learner has been assigned to brief Felicity Loire, the VP of Marketing, in preparation for this meeting.

To succeed, the learner will need to recognize the importance of this assignment and take ownership of their task. They will need to manage the expectations of their demanding supervisor, request support from a distracted peer, and navigate an emotional interaction with a company sales manager who has a strong opinion about this quickly escalating predicament.

The learner will experience the challenge of working on an important project with a demanding supervisor and multiple stakeholders. By drafting a series of sensitive messages, the learner will have the opportunity to practice their professional voice.

CRISIS COMMUNICATION
The “Crisis Communication'' experiential learning module is a self-paced, on-demand module that can be optionally supported by an instructor. This learning experience is focused on the assessment and development of key communication skills, soft skills and writing skills in the context of a public relations crisis.

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In the experiential learning module on “Crisis Communication" the learner takes on a role as a communication consultant at Teramos Consulting and is tasked with supporting their client, Fizz Cola – a multinational beverage corporation, with a public relations crisis. Fizz Cola has recently come under fire after a YouTube video featuring their product went viral.

The learner will experience the communication challenges of working through a crisis. They will learn to build rapport, gather information, utilize social awareness and empathy to navigate conversations and construct professional communication materials for crisis management.

INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP
The “Inclusive Leadership” experiential learning module is a self-paced, on-demand module that can be optionally supported by an instructor. The module is focused on the assessment and development of inclusive leadership traits including demonstrating humility, vulnerability and emotional intelligence, creating a safe environment and creating opportunities for everyone to contribute.

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In the experiential learning module on “Inclusive Leadership” the learner plays the part of a new supervisor for a diverse team of five individuals at a successful online retailer. The team has experienced three different supervisors over the past 18 months. The instability in leadership has contributed to poor team dynamics. They are not performing to their potential nor are they operating as a cohesive team.

It is up to the learner to recognize and improve the team’s situation. To succeed, they will need to effectively display the traits and behaviours of inclusive leadership. Through individual and facilitated group communication, the learner has the opportunity to build a culture of openness on their team.