Workshop Registration

2017 Upcoming Workshops:

To register, please click on “Register Here” for each class you are interested in attending.

Click on a workshop below for more information:

 

How to Conduct a Performance Review

3/7/2017
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Location: LEC, 3rd Floor, Johnson Rooms
Instructor: Tina Truskowski

Participants will learn:

  • College’s expectations and processes as they relate to staff performance reviews
  • Useful information to help in preparing for and conducting the actual appraisal meeting
  • The differences between a performance plan, staff development goals, and work related objectives
  • Guidelines for setting appropriate staff goals

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Building the High Performance Team

3/14/2017
1:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: LEC, Room 2210
Instructor: Jackie Doneghy

In this 3-hour workshop you will learn:

  • Leadership techniques for building high performance teams
  • How to build team communication
  • How to improve team performance

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Unconscious Bias in Everyday Life

3/16/2017
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: LEC, 3rd Floor, Johnson Rooms
Instructor: Cameda Stokes

The unconscious mind is a powerful and intrinsic force in helping to shape our overall behavior in our everyday lives. This interactive session is designed to examine how unconscious bias can affect one’s perceptions, decisions, and interactions.

You will learn to:

  • Examine your own background and identities to interact more authentically with co-workers, customers, and the community
  • Discuss how the brain functions, and relate how unconscious bias is a natural function of the human mind
  • Identify patterns of unconscious bias that influence decision-making processes
  • Confront internal biases and practice conscious awareness
  • Practice strategies to create transformational and systemic change in the workplace

You will benefit by:

  • Raising self-awareness, sparking conversation with others, and initiating new actions
  • Enhancing your professional and personal effectiveness on and off the job
  • Positively influencing personal and orgnaizational decisions
  • Creating stronger and more positive work relationships with others

Audience: Anyone who would like to examine how unconscious bias can affect their perceptions, decisions, and interactions.

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Access Workshop

3/22/2017
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: LEC, Room 1210
Instructor: Carolyn Newman

Windows based.

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The Zen of Meeting Facilitation

3/24/2017
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: LEC, 3rd Floor, Johnson Rooms
Instructor: Jeanne Mackey

A well-run meeting is a joy to behold — and requires an array of skills, from planning the agenda and setting the tone to managing air time and keeping discussions on track. How do you deal with difficult people, moderate your own reactions, and find common ground? How do you determine whether a meeting is even necessary? We’ll explore these questions and more in this interactive session.

You will learn to:

  • Recognize the key components of successful meetings
  • Identify and practice successful facilitation skills
  • Discuss ways to summarize and clarify meeting agreements for accuracy and successful follow up
  • Apply techniques that increase your conflict management skills
  • Create meetings that have “satisfying arc” and successful pace

You will benefit by:

  • Developing your ability to run productive and collaborative meetings
  • Increasing your people skills, both in and out of meetings

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How to Prepare for Your Performance Review

4/11/2017
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Location: LEC, 3rd Floor, Johnson Rooms
Instructor: Tina Truskowski

Participants will learn:

  • Helping staff prepare for their annual performance appraisal meeting
  • Provide information to staff performance plans and goal setting

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Workplace Change

4/20/2017
1:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: LEC, 3rd Floor, Johnson Rooms
Instructor: Wendy Shephard

Change is the only constant in our lives. In this course you will learn to develop a manageable perspective on how to work with the disruptions, speed-bumps, and adaptations that occur as a natural part of everyone’s lives.

Participants will learn:

  • Identify the process of change in both work and non-work life situations
  • Discuss the stages that individuals must deal with during change
  • Examine various strategies for dealing with change successfully
  • Apply the best strategies to reframe situations in order to deal with them with the least amount of stress

You will benefit by:

  • Gaining some degree of control over how you deal with change
  • Knowing the vocabulary for internalizing the effects of change
  • Developing an action plan for dealing with change, now and in the future

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Developing Emotional Intelligence

5/9/2017
1:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: LEC, Room 2210
Instructor: Jackie Doneghy

In this 3-hour seminar you will learn:

  • How to interact successfully with all types of people
  • How to enhance your workplace relationships
  • How to overcome personal beliefs that you hold back
  • How your emotions affect others and how their emotions affect you

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