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  • SEP
    05
    4. Bystander Awareness Training
    9:00 AM

    Active Bystanders play a key role in valuing diversity and creating an inclusive workplace. As an Active Bystander, you can make the difference by speaking up, making room for silenced voices and minimizing difficult situations. This program will provide you with the skills to empower you to take this challenging but important role.

  • SEP
    06
    4. Search Committee Training
    9:00 AM

    In this training, participants will gain an understanding of roles and operating principles of the Search Committee as well as understand how a strategic search process is conducted.

  • SEP
    19
    9. Time Management Principles
    9:00 AM

    Work, family and personal life responsibilities can feel overwhelming and it sometimes seems as if a 24 hour day simply isn't long enough to get everything done. Unfortunately, no one has yet found a way to add a 25th hour to the day, so we're all forced to do the best with the time we have. By following the principles discussed in this workshop, you may still never get everything done, but you should feel more in control of your busy life.

  • SEP
    20
    7. Introduction to Mindfulness
    9:00 AM

    How the Science and Practice of Awareness Supports Well-Being and Performance...This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work are able to monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

  • SEP
    25
    3. The Hard Stuff is the Soft Stuff
    9:00 AM

    You’ve probably experienced how easy it is to bark out orders or instructions, but so much harder to inspire employees to be their best. The hard stuff is really the soft stuff. In this workshop, you’ll learn ways to help employees reach their full potential and thereby view themselves as essential to the business. You’ll learn to build your employees’ self-worth by demonstrating appropriate authenticity, vulnerability, serving others, giving respect, reducing fear and learning from mistakes. You’ll also explore an area of growth for you to better utilize the soft stuff with your employees. Through interactive workshop activities and discussions, you’ll delve into these concepts and learn how to apply them to your own leadership experiences. By doing so, you’ll then experience the wonderful benefit of improving not only team dynamics, but also work creativity, innovation and performance.

  • OCT
    02
    Leaders as Coaches
    9:00 AM

    Leaders as Coaches

  • OCT
    04
    4. Search Committee Training
    2:00 PM

    In this training, participants will gain an understanding of roles and operating principles of the Search Committee as well as understand how a strategic search process is conducted.

  • OCT
    09
    7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    8:30 AM

    This program is based on the proven principles found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey¿s best-selling business book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  This program helps your organization achieve sustained superior results by focusing on making individuals and leaders more effective.  Participants gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities.  This 10.5-hour program will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 9, 16 and 23.  Participants must commit to the entire sequence of dates and times to receive a certificate.

  • OCT
    10
    6. Postcards from the Future
    9:00 AM

    A woman's guide to financially ever after. Financial knowledge for women nearing retirement, retirement strategies that work, steps to getting finances on track to help reach ideal retirement in 10 to 15 years, the unique characteristics of retirement plans from 403(b)s to IRAs to annuities.

  • OCT
    11
    WLD Meeting
    12:00 PM

    WLD/University Relations Writers

  • OCT
    15
    New Employee Orientation Training
    8:30 AM

    New Employee Orientation

  • OCT
    16
    7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    8:30 AM

    This program is based on the proven principles found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey¿s best-selling business book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  This program helps your organization achieve sustained superior results by focusing on making individuals and leaders more effective.  Participants gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities.  This 10.5-hour program will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 9, 16 and 23.  Participants must commit to the entire sequence of dates and times to receive a certificate.

  • OCT
    18
    WLD Meeting
    12:00 PM

    WLD/University Relations Writers

  • OCT
    23
    7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    8:30 AM

    This program is based on the proven principles found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey¿s best-selling business book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.  This program helps your organization achieve sustained superior results by focusing on making individuals and leaders more effective.  Participants gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities.  This 10.5-hour program will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 9, 16 and 23.  Participants must commit to the entire sequence of dates and times to receive a certificate.

  • OCT
    24
    ECS8: Welcome to Fierce Conversations
    9:00 AM

    While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship or a life - any single conversation can. A fierce conversation is one in which we come out from behind ourselves into the conversation and make it real. Learn and apply the 7 principles of fierce conversations to overcome barriers to meaningful communication, increase clarity and improve understanding and handle strong emotions.

  • NOV
    01
    4. Search Committee Training
    9:00 AM

    In this training, participants will gain an understanding of roles and operating principles of the Search Committee as well as understand how a strategic search process is conducted.

  • NOV
    08
    9. Maximizing Team Creativity Workshop
    9:00 AM

    This workshop will help participants: rediscover their creative ability; develop a creative attitude and learn to see every problem as an opportunity and identify road blocks that prevent creative thinking.

  • NOV
    14
    8. Money At Work
    9:00 AM

    Foundation of Investing: understanding the role of investing, protecting against various risks, augmenting traditional savings programs to help accelerate retirement savings, the products and the tools available to manage a growing portfolio.

  • NOV
    15
    ECS9: Managing Up Workshop
    9:00 AM

    Are you looking for tips on how best to talk with your manager(s) about your working relationship and what needs to get done? Do you need help with juggling demands from multiple managers and discussing the realities of your workload? The relationship between an employee and his/her supervisor is a critical one. In this workshop, you will learn tools and techniques to better understand your manager's goals and preferred work style. This is a great workshop for those who want to increase their effectiveness by maximizing their relationships with their supervisor(s).

  • NOV
    15
    WLD/University Writers Retreat Setup
    1:00 PM

    WLD/University Writers Retreat Setup

  • NOV
    16
    WLD - University Writers Retreat Workshop
    9:00 AM

    Departmental Training Workshop. Please contact Lee Ann Alden (43458) should you have any questions.

  • DEC
    04
    University Relations Writers Retreat
    9:00 AM

    University Relations Writers Retreat hosted by Lee Ann Alden

  • DEC
    05
    4. Search Committee Training
    2:00 PM

    In this training, participants will gain an understanding of roles and operating principles of the Search Committee as well as understand how a strategic search process is conducted.