Become a Paperless Office Training

cluttered inboxIn this training, participants will learn how to minimize paper. Companies have the opportunity to not only ‘green’ their offices with paper reduction but also create improved efficiency and productivity. Some people waste as much as 25% of their day searching for information they need to make decisions, complete projects or manage their business. Paper is the number one material thrown away and also one of the biggest polluting industries. The typical U.S. office worker uses about 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. With the current projected document growth this increase is expected to double in the next two years.

Through easy and simple paperless offices steps, offices can reduce their paper consumption immediately by 20-30%.  Participants will learn how to reduce this amount of paper by becoming more organized electronically with improved data and information management. Ideas on policies will also be introduced on how to minimize copies, printing and duplication in the office. Printer and scanning options and strategies will also be reviewed.

Learning Objectives

Understand the Challenges of Paper Use

  • Understand the challenges of using paper
  • Understand the environmental impacts of using paper
  • Learn about the cost and efficiency benefits of reducing paper
  • Understand the reasons why users still print documents

Ways to Reduce Paper

  • Understand how to utilize available technology to reduce paper
  • Learn how to reduce paper through better electronic organization of documents
  • Discover other electronic ways to manage and process information instead of through paper
  • Understand basic printer and scan functions options to reduce paper
  • Gain strategies on tracking meeting notes electronically
  • Learn easy and simple paper reduction measures in the office
  • Review of key office paper policies to reduce paper consumption

Using Technology Tools

  • Learn about applications that can improve efficiency and reduce paper
  • Gain strategies in using mobile devises to reduce paper

Seminar Length: 2-3 hours
Class Size: 10-30 participants
Materials: 25 page workbook provided
Seminar Location: On-site at company
Equipment: LCD projector and easel chart

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