Rideau’s senior leaders are the driving force behind the Vistance Learning initiative. This project has been developed to help employees grow and enhance their skills in their day-to-day work. Each module is customized to suit the needs of individual Managers.
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The RSA is an online assessment that helps determine the types of learning modules that best help you recognize better. Based on the results of your RSA, you are assigned a learning plan with specific learning modules to complete.
The results of your RSA are completely confidential and cannot be viewed by anyone other than you.
The RSA is a short form assessment that takes less than 15 minutes to complete.
Yes. You are asked to complete the RSA once each year. This allows for a follow-up assessment to be made. Based on these assessments, a new batch of courses are assigned, corresponding to areas for improvement.
There are 20 modules designed to support each of the behaviours evaluated through the Recognition Skills Assessment. Each module addresses behaviours and attitudes identified by business experts as being essential for giving the kind of recognition that improve employee engagement and performance.
These behaviourally-focused learning modules fall under five skill categories: Appreciative Listening, Recognition Talking, Praiseworthy Actions, Rewarding Giving and Acknowledging Intent.
Once you have completed the RSA, you are assigned your first few learning modules. Each module follows a similar process:
Yes. It is recommended that you use speakers or headphones to get the full interactive learning experience.
Yes, you are able to complete the learning modules at home. You need your Rideau Connectionsusername and password to access the site.
It is highly recommended that you complete your Action Plan sooner rather than later in order to fully benefit from the learning you have received. It is possible to select the “Do it Later” function and come back to complete your Action Plan at a later date.
The Coach’s Corner is a special section dedicated to leaders and managers, to help them improve upon their recognition skills.
This section is packed full of tips, special content and videos that help to explain the importance of giving recognition properly and consistently.