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A commitment to learning is expected of all employees at Kent State University. This information is meant to help you find learning solutions that meet your needs.

The university provides a wide variety of opportunities to increase your knowledge and skills. There is something for everyone ... from new employees to experienced university personnel.

The intended audience for training and events is Kent State University faculty and staff, unless otherwise noted.

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Students must register for ALICE at www.kent.edu/success

     
Month
Date
Upcoming Event
October10/20/2014 - 10/24/2014 Multi Day Template
Spaces Remaining: 4

10/21/2014 9:01 AMMulti Day Template
Spaces Remaining: 4

10/22/2014 9:02 AMMulti Day Template
Spaces Remaining: 4

10/23/2014 9:03 AMMulti Day Template
Spaces Remaining: 4

10/24/2014 9:04 AMMulti Day Template
Spaces Remaining: 4

January1/8/2015Civil Service Testing
Spaces Remaining: 362
You are invited to participate in civil service testing for the Secretary classification or the Account Clerk classification. Depending on the selected classification, the test could include: English, Filing, Basic Word (2010 version), Bank Reconciliation, Basic Excel (2010 version), Keyboarding, Basic Math, Petty Cash and Bank Deposit.

March3/2/2015WebEx Conferencing
Spaces Remaining: 12
Learn to use Cisco WebEx to hold meetings via the web. Share webcams and applications, pass the floor to different presenters, meet with people on and off campus right from your desktop computer or laptop.

June6/15/2015 - 8/3/2015 Walking Program
Spaces Remaining: 151
Summer Walking Program The OneWellU Summer Walking Program will kick off on June 15. Participants will be challenged to meet the weekly step goals over a 7-week period of time with an opportunity to win prizes each week. This program can be done on your own time, and all of your movements count! Just wear the activity tracking device of your choice and enter your total steps each week.

July7/8/2015 8:30 AM - 11:00 AMBanner Navigation
Spaces Remaining: 11
In Banner Navigation you will learn to open Banner INB forms, navigate form parts, perform name searches and queries; as preparation for role-based training. If you are unable to register for this session, please contact the Information Services Training Department by e-mail at istraining@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

7/9/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMGPS UAC Rep Exceptions Workflow Training
Spaces Remaining: 10
Review of new Exceptions Workflow for UAC Reps ONLY.

7/9/2015 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMCognos Consumer
Spaces Remaining: 10
Attendees will learn the different ways to run a report in Cognos as well as how to navigate through the system. This class is for Cognos users who are Consumers, Query Studio or Report Studio authors. This class is required if you will be using Cognos Query Studio or Report Studio. If you are unable to register for this session, please contact istraining@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

7/9/2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWebinar-Veterans Discrimination and Harassment(BC 1 hour)
Spaces Remaining: 1000
Discussion of discrimination based on veteran status.

7/10/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMGPS Advisor Exceptions Workflow Training
Spaces Remaining: 45
Review of new GPS Exceptions Workflow process.

7/13/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 13
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

7/13/2015 9:30 AM - 11:00 AMODIE Training
Spaces Remaining: 7
Agenda: 1. What is ODIE and why am I using it? (5 min.) 2. Site Feature Tour (10 min.) 3. Adding a Request (10 min.) 4. Attaching a File (5 min.) 5. Request Types and Categories (30 min.) 6. Questions (? min.) Map to Location: http://www.kent.edu/campuses/maps/map.cfm?lat=41.144234&long=-81.34444200000002&zoom=16&markerName=Foundation-and-Development

7/13/2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMInstitutional Advancement Reporting System Training
Spaces Remaining: 7
This event is intended for anyone needing access to Advancement Services reporting. Come join us for an overview of the new reporting system!

7/13/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMGPS Audit and Plan Training - July 13, 2015
Spaces Remaining: 17
GPS Audit and Plan Training

7/13/2015 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 11
Learn to use the new Cisco telephones and the Cisco Jabber communications app, which provides directory search, personal contact list, phone dialing, instant messaging, and 2-party video calls via computer, tablet, or smartphone. Bring a pen. Student employees are welcome to attend, please have them register. We will cover phones in the first hour, please join us even if you cannot stay for the entire presentation.

7/13/2015 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMPathfinder Platform User Training- July 13, 2015
Spaces Remaining: 16
Pathfinder User Training

7/14/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMEmotional Intelligence Series - Manage Emotional Intelligence
Spaces Remaining: 3
Participants will integrate emotions and thoughts to reach desired outcomes and examine the importance of remaining open to all emotions. Through theory and practical exercises, you will increase your knowledge in emotional management strategies. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Manage, you will: • Learn to constructively experience anger and not act out of it • Identify preventative and responsive methods that will help manage your emotions • Learn how to strategize desired outcomes

7/15/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPlanning and Decision Making for Supervisors
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Wait List Spaces Remaining: 4
Do you love when a good plan comes together? Chances are most of us do. Whether you’re a big picture thinker or the detail-oriented designer, this workshop explores the planning process and rationale behind making problem-solving and decision-making easier. Participants gain hands-on experience using various methods and techniques to construct an effective plan. This workshop is open to all KSU faculty and staff, but ideal for supervisors, managers or employees that lead work groups. As a result of Planning and Decision-making for Supervisors, you will: • Identify the complexities of planning, components of a plan, and fundamental steps for a supervisor to take • Identify and apply various tools to help you effectively plan • Differentiate between decision-making and problem solving • Identify and apply how to make a consensus decision

7/15/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMGPS Advisor Exceptions Workflow Training
Spaces Remaining: 35
Review of new GPS Exceptions Workflow process.

7/16/2015 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMGPS UAC Rep Exceptions Workflow Training
Spaces Remaining: 14
Review of Exceptions Workflow process for UAC approvers ONLY.

7/22/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMHire for Excellence - Interviewing
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Wait List Spaces Remaining: 2
Do you find the process of evaluating candidates nerve-racking? Do you have a tough time gathering information during interviews? If you answered yes, then this workshop is for you! Explore effective techniques and best practices for conducting behavioral based interviews in the workplace. Participants will review various interviewing methods and situations, develop a candidate evaluation strategy, discover methods to guide the interview, and explore KSU tools and resources designed to aid the interview process. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State employees involved in the hiring process.

7/24/2015 8:30 AM - 10:30 AMBanner Security Administrator Training via WebEx
Spaces Remaining: 5
This event is limited to designated DSAs, Data Stewards, and their backups. We will cover Data Security Administrator duties and procedures including how to look up a user access profile, how to fill out paper forms, and how to use the new Banner Security Workflow. Please register, the WebEx Meeting link will be sent to you. You need a computer with Web Browser + your Cisco Desk phone.

7/24/2015 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMCourse Scheduler Basic Training
Spaces Remaining: 10
Covers the information required to obtain system access to begin scheduling course sections in Banner INB and DCU, and use of the Section Time Location Change Workflow and Section Title Change Workflow. We meet in Stewart Hall, Kent Campus, Room 103. Prerequisite: Banner Navigation.

7/27/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 19
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

7/29/2015 8:30 AM - 10:30 AMCognos Consumer
Spaces Remaining: 11
Attendees will learn the different ways to run a report in Cognos as well as how to navigate through the system. This class is for Cognos users who are Consumers, Query Studio or Report Studio authors. This class is required if you will be using Cognos Query Studio or Report Studio. If you are unable to register for this session, please contact istraining@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

7/29/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMHiring for Excellence - Selection Process
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Wait List Spaces Remaining: 5
Have you ever wondered how Kent State attracts and hires new faculty and staff? Find out as you explore the university's selection process. Participants discover valuable tools to aid them in the selection process, including the role that the Position Description Questionnaire and job descriptions play in the staffing process. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State employees involved in the hiring process.

7/30/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMGPS Advisor Exceptions Workflow Training
Spaces Remaining: 41
Review of the new GPS Exceptions Workflow.

7/30/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMIntroduction to ePAF
Spaces Remaining: 24
ePAF or Electronic Personnel Action Form, is used to appoint Graduate Assistants, Full-time faculty who teach or work over the summer, and grant-funded appointments. This is an introduction to ePAF for new users. Bring a pen.

August8/6/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMGPS Audit and Plan Training - Aug. 6, 2015
Spaces Remaining: 19
GPS Audit and Plan Training

8/6/2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMPathfinder Platform User Training- Aug 6, 2015
Spaces Remaining: 20
Pathfinder User Training

8/10/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 19
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

8/13/2015 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMCourse Scheduler Basic Training
Spaces Remaining: 11
Covers the information required to obtain system access to begin scheduling course sections in Banner INB and DCU, and use of the Section Time Location Change Workflow and Section Title Change Workflow. We meet in Stewart Hall, Kent Campus, Room 103. Prerequisite: Banner Navigation.

8/13/2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWebinar-Religious Discrimination and Harassment(BC 1 hour)
Spaces Remaining: 1000
Discussion of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other laws pertaining to religious discrimination.

8/20/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 37
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

8/20/2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWebinar - Listening with Purpose
Spaces Remaining: 500
Understanding personal listening approaches is essential to productive communication. Good communication skills in the workplace are one of the most important factors leading to successful teams, groups and organizations. Effective listening skills are crucial to communicating productively both inside and outside the organization. Renee Romine will provide tips and practical advice to become an active, purposeful listener in a wide variety of situations for more powerful communication.

8/24/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 13
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

8/24/2015 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 11
Learn to use the new Cisco telephones and the Cisco Jabber communications app, which provides directory search, personal contact list, phone dialing, instant messaging, and 2-party video calls via computer, tablet, or smartphone. Bring a pen. Student employees are welcome to attend, please have them register. We will cover phones in the first hour, please join us even if you cannot stay for the entire presentation.

8/31/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPrinciples of Conflict Management (BC 4 hours)
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Have trouble dealing effectively with workplace conflict? Ever feel like you spend too much time going round and round without any resolution? Then, this is the course for you! Guided by a self-assessment tool and practical exercises, participants will: • Discover their preferred conflict management style • Learn how to distinguish between the different styles of conflict • Gain practical experience in applying conflict styles • Explore communication strategies This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

September9/2/2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMDiversity Includes Everyone
Spaces Remaining: 16
Every person at Kent State is a unique individual, very different from anyone else on campus. In order to work effectively, we need to understand and embrace this concept. This workshop provides participants an opportunity to explore fundamental diversity concepts and develop an understanding of why differences should be valued. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Diversity Includes Everyone, you will: • Discover a basic knowledge of diversity • Increase the understanding of methods that influence diversity-related culture change • Explore dimensions of diversity through interactive exercises

9/8/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

9/8/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Competent Supervisor
Spaces Remaining: 13
Supervisors are the link between their team and the rest of the organization. The environment a supervisor creates can impact staff development, employee relations, retention and more. This introductory workshop explores what it takes for you to excel in your role by examining five competency areas critical to supervisors: • Setting Direction • Planning and Organizing • Coaching/Developing People • Measuring and Managing Performance • Maintaining Effective Relationships This workshop is ideal for all new or aspiring supervisors.

9/15/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 37
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

9/17/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Getting the Most of Your Management Style Using DiSC (PT 1 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 16
This workshop utilizes the popular and proven DiSC methodology for understanding human behavior. Based on the work of behavior psychologist William Moulton Marston, DiSC has shown tremendous success in improving communication skills and directly improving the employee/supervisor relationship. Participants will complete an online assessment before the first workshop. DiSC results are reviewed during the classroom session. Discussion includes a general overview of DiSC management styles and their impact in the workplace. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of this workshop, you will: • Learn about the DiSC style map • Discover your management style • Explore priorities that drive your style

9/21/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

9/22/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMCommunication Effectiveness
Spaces Remaining: 16
Getting your message across in a way that is clear and coherent is a critical skill in both professional and personal life. This workshop provides a self-assessment with tips and practical exercises on seven communication competencies. Learn to be a better communicator by exploring steps to the communication process and how different communication styles affect your personal style. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Communication Effectiveness, you will: • Become a better communicator by examining communication models and the seven competencies of communication • Create the best possible climate for communicating through empathy, asking the right questions and understanding the person ’s viewpoint • Understand how non-verbal communication and feedback influence how your message comes across • Identify and effectively deal with obstacles that impede efficient communication

9/24/2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMTitle IX Faculty/Staff Training- 2015 Fall Series September 24, 2015
Spaces Remaining: 40

9/28/2015 8:00 AM - 8:50 AMFYE ALICE 600
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

9/28/2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMCommunicating Across Four Generations(BC 2.5 hours)
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Do you communicate well with people outside your age group? Find out how to manage communication across generations by first learning about the four generations in the workforce. Knowledge about each generation will give you a general understanding about each group's frame of reference and help you interact more effectively. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Communicating Across Four Generations, you will: • Learn about effective interpersonal communication between the four generations • Discover common frustrations that people have about generational differences • Identify communication skillsets that contribute to effective teams

9/29/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmployment Law and Harassment Prevention for Supervisors (BC 4 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 11
Are you up to date on the laws and Kent State policies governing employment? Can you properly prevent sexual harassment in the workplace? What should you do if a harassment complaint is brought to your attention? This workshop examines what supervisors and managers should know to maintain a working knowledge of federal and state laws/regulations that impact employment at Kent State. This workshop is designed for managers and supervisors, but relevant for all faculty and staff. As a result of Employment Law and Harassment Prevention, you will gain: ? A fundamental understanding of the following laws: • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) • Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA) • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) ? Insight to the role a supervisor plays in preventing harassment in the workplace

9/29/2015 8:00 AM - 8:50 AMFYE ALICE 603
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

9/30/2015 1:30 PM - 3:00 PMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 39
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

October10/1/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Using DiSC to Direct and Delegate (Pt 2 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 17
Building upon information learned in Part 1, this workshop explores methods for managers to enhance their directing and delegating skillsets using DiSC to adapt to other styles. They will discuss and write a plan on how to effectively engage an employee that has a different style from their own. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of this workshop, you will: • Learn about your natural directing and delegating style • Explore the needs of different styles • Identify ways to adapt directing and delegating interactions to DiSC styles

10/5/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

10/6/2015 8:30 AM - 11:30 AMHire for Excellence - Selection Process
Spaces Remaining: 18
Have you ever wondered how Kent State attracts and hires new faculty and staff? Find out as you explore the university's selection process. Participants discover valuable tools to aid them in the selection process, including the role that the Position Description Questionnaire and job descriptions play in the staffing process. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State employees involved in the hiring process.

10/6/2015 11:00 AM - 11:50 AMFYE ALICE 616
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/8/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMDealing with Difficult Behaviors(BC 3 hours)
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Do you have a coworker that seems impossible to work with? Ever wondered why that person acts that way….and gets away with it? This workshop focuses on identifying and addressing the most common difficult workplace behaviors. Participants explore ways to effectively deal with these behaviors and examine how they are personally impacted by the behaviors. Participants will understand the importance emotions and stress play in dealing with difficult encounters. They will also learn to identify trigger words, reframe reactions, learn to address the seven most common difficult behaviors and demonstrate how to give constructive feedback. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

10/8/2015 3:30 PM - 4:20 PMFYE ALICE 621
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/12/2015 9:00 AM - 9:50 AMFYE ALICE 620
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/12/2015 2:00 PM - 2:50 PMFYE ALICE 619
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/14/2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMUnderstanding the Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (BC 2.5 hours)
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
This workshop, based on the 2008 Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, gives participants an opportunity to understand the laws under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). Participants will increase their understanding of the original intent of the definition of disability, factors that qualify an individual as disabled, and information about the complaint process and the reasonable accommodation request process. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

10/14/2015 3:30 PM - 4:20 PMFYE ALICE 624
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/15/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Creating a Motivating Environment Using DiSC (Pt 3 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 18
Building on material learned in Parts 1 and 2, participants explore the environments they create through their styles and learn to identify the motivational needs of others. They will discuss and construct a plan on how to effectively engage employees with motivational styles different from their own. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of Creating a Motivating Environment, you will: • Learn how you affect the motivation of others • Recognize what different people find motivating and demotivating

10/16/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 25
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/19/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

10/20/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMHire for Excellence - Interviewing
Spaces Remaining: 19
Do you find the process of evaluating candidates nerve-racking? Do you have a tough time gathering information during interviews? If you answered yes, then this workshop is for you! Explore effective techniques and best practices for conducting behavioral based interviews in the workplace. Participants will review various interviewing methods and situations, develop a candidate evaluation strategy, discover methods to guide the interview, and explore KSU tools and resources designed to aid the interview process. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State employees involved in the hiring process.

10/20/2015 12:30 PM - 1:20 PMFYE ALICE 629
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/26/2015 5:00 PM - 6:30 PMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 40
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

10/29/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Managing the Change Curve
Spaces Remaining: 18
We face change on a daily basis, whether at work or home. It can be one of the most difficult situations to handle, especially if we resist the change. This workshop provides an assessment and model that addresses concerns participants have while moving through the four phases (denial, resistance, exploration and commitment) of change. Participants will explore the four phases of change, pinpoint their current stage in the transition process and develop an action plan for managing change transitions. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of Managing the Change Curve, you will: • Identify and understand your own behavior in regards to change in your department and the university and how it influences your reaction to change • Identify and understand the four phases of change and what you need to do to work through them • Start thinking about an action plan for change transitions that you can utilize

November11/2/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

11/3/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPlanning and Decision-Making for Supervisors
Spaces Remaining: 16
Do you love when a good plan comes together? Chances are most of us do. Whether you’re a big picture thinker or the detail-oriented designer, this workshop explores the planning process and rationale behind making problem-solving and decision-making easier. Participants gain hands-on experience using various methods and techniques to construct an effective plan. This workshop is open to all KSU faculty and staff, but ideal for supervisors, managers or employees that lead work groups. As a result of Planning and Decision-making for Supervisors, you will: • Identify the complexities of planning, components of a plan, and fundamental steps for a supervisor to take • Identify and apply various tools to help you effectively plan • Differentiate between decision-making and problem solving • Identify and apply how to make a consensus decision

11/4/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Identify
Spaces Remaining: 16
Participants examine the six key emotions. Through theory and practical exercises, you will learn how to accurately display and identify the emotions of others. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Identify, you will: • Enhance your ability to attend to non-verbal cues • Increase your ability to accurately read and express emotions • Increase your ability to accurately label emotions

11/5/2015 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMTime-Wise
Spaces Remaining: 19
We all face a daily dilemma: too much to do and not enough time to do it. The concept of time management addresses how we resolve the daily dilemma. Time is the limiting factor, not our job duties and tasks. We must make tough choices about what to do and what not to do. Take a journey through the Time Mastery concept, which looks at 12 categories that impact a productive use of time. The TimeWise workshop showcases the Time Mastery Profile, a time-management instrument developed by Dr. Larry Baker and Dr. Merrill Douglass. The Time Mastery Profile is based on 40 years of research and conducting seminars around the world. As a result of TimeWise, you will: • Be introduced to the time mastery concept • Identify ways that you use time effectively and ineffectively • Improve your time handling abilities by replacing the self-defeating behaviors that hinder your effectiveness This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

11/9/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 40
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

11/16/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

11/16/2015 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMFYE ALICE 617 (ED FIG)
Spaces Remaining: 150
This special ALICE training section will be the full 90 minutes and also focus on education specific information for students planning to work as teachers or in administration in the K-12 system. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

11/17/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMSupervising Successful Performance
Spaces Remaining: 16
Add employee coaching to your supervisory tool belt! An effective coach offers managers and supervisors leadership opportunities through developing their employees while promoting a positive, creative working environment. This workshop utilizes discussion and case studies to closely examine the role of the supervisor as a coach and provides a coaching model for supervisors to use for improving employee performance. This workshop is ideal for supervisors or managers. As a result of Supervising Successful Performance, you will: • Identify and apply how “coaching” through supervision is instrumental in improving employee performance • Increase your awareness of resources and proactive steps, informally and formally, that are available to improve performance

11/17/2015 2:00 PM - 2:50 PMFYE ALICE 628
Spaces Remaining: 150
This ALICE training session is 50 minutes long in order to be completed during your regularly scheduled FYE class. Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALICE workshops. The 90 minute long ALICE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALICE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

11/18/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Use
Spaces Remaining: 18
Participants learn to enhance their ability to use or generate emotions by visualizing how emotions influence thinking and decision making. Through theory and practical exercises, they will discover the importance of understanding how emotions are tied to our thinking. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Use, you will: • Determine how emotions impact thinking • Increase your ability to effectively generate emotions • Learn how to reflect the emotions of others

11/19/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMEstablishing Unit and Department Goals
Spaces Remaining: 17
How effectively do you establish and develop goals for your department or unit? This workshop takes a detailed look at seven important skill categories of effective goal setting. An assessment will be used to identify proficiency levels in goal setting, and explore the steps needed to achieve unit or department goals. Participants receive input on their strengths and development opportunities. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors.

11/30/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

December12/1/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPrinciples of Conflict Management (BC 4 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 13
Have trouble dealing effectively with workplace conflict? Ever feel like you spend too much time going round and round without any resolution? Then, this is the course for you! Guided by a self-assessment tool and practical exercises, participants will: • Discover their preferred conflict management style • Learn how to distinguish between the different styles of conflict • Gain practical experience in applying conflict styles • Explore communication strategies This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

12/1/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWorkplace Conversations: Maximizing Results
Spaces Remaining: 19
Practice coaching methods to help guide your employees through those tough development conversations. Building on material from Supervising Successful Performance, this workshop explores methods to successfully conduct a performance improvement conversation. You will assess your competency level through the Coaching Skills Inventory, develop your performance conversation skills through a seven step model, and engage in discussion and role-play taken from university-specific scenarios. This workshop is ideal for supervisors and managers.

12/2/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Understand
Spaces Remaining: 19
Participants examine the root causes of emotions. Through theory and practical exercises, you will understand the predictability of emotions, how emotions change over time, how emotions blend and the importance of increasing your emotional vocabulary. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Understand, you will: • Increase your emotional vocabulary • Forecast what emotion and/or event produces what type of emotional outcome • Explore how emotions transition from one state to another

12/3/2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMDiversity Includes Everyone
Spaces Remaining: 17
Every person at Kent State is a unique individual, very different from anyone else on campus. In order to work effectively, we need to understand and embrace this concept. This workshop provides participants an opportunity to explore fundamental diversity concepts and develop an understanding of why differences should be valued. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Diversity Includes Everyone, you will: • Discover a basic knowledge of diversity • Increase the understanding of methods that influence diversity-related culture change • Explore dimensions of diversity through interactive exercises

12/9/2015 1:30 PM - 3:00 PMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 25
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

12/14/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

12/16/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Manage
Spaces Remaining: 18
Participants will integrate emotions and thoughts to reach desired outcomes and examine the importance of remaining open to all emotions. Through theory and practical exercises, you will increase your knowledge in emotional management strategies. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Manage, you will: • Learn to constructively experience anger and not act out of it • Identify preventative and responsive methods that will help manage your emotions • Learn how to strategize desired outcomes

January1/11/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

1/25/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

February2/8/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

2/9/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Competent Supervisor
Spaces Remaining: 20
Supervisors are the link between their team and the rest of the organization. The environment a supervisor creates can impact staff development, employee relations, retention and more. This introductory workshop explores what it takes for you to excel in your role by examining five competency areas critical to supervisors: • Setting Direction • Planning and Organizing • Coaching/Developing People • Measuring and Managing Performance • Maintaining Effective Relationships This workshop is ideal for all new or aspiring supervisors.

2/17/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Identify
Spaces Remaining: 20
Participants examine the six key emotions. Through theory and practical exercises, you will learn how to accurately display and identify the emotions of others. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Identify, you will: • Enhance your ability to attend to non-verbal cues • Increase your ability to accurately read and express emotions • Increase your ability to accurately label emotions

2/22/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

2/23/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMCommunication Effectiveness
Spaces Remaining: 19
Getting your message across in a way that is clear and coherent is a critical skill in both professional and personal life. This workshop provides a self-assessment with tips and practical exercises on seven communication competencies. Learn to be a better communicator by exploring steps to the communication process and how different communication styles affect your personal style. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Communication Effectiveness, you will: • Become a better communicator by examining communication models and the seven competencies of communication • Create the best possible climate for communicating through empathy, asking the right questions and understanding the person ’s viewpoint • Understand how non-verbal communication and feedback influence how your message comes across • Identify and effectively deal with obstacles that impede efficient communication

March3/1/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmployment Law and Harassment Prevention for Supervisors (BC 4 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 20
Are you up to date on the laws and Kent State policies governing employment? Can you properly prevent sexual harassment in the workplace? What should you do if a harassment complaint is brought to your attention? This workshop examines what supervisors and managers should know to maintain a working knowledge of federal and state laws/regulations that impact employment at Kent State. This workshop is designed for managers and supervisors, but relevant for all faculty and staff. As a result of Employment Law and Harassment Prevention, you will gain: ? A fundamental understanding of the following laws: • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) • Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA) • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) ? Insight to the role a supervisor plays in preventing harassment in the workplace

3/1/2016 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 40
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

3/2/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Use
Spaces Remaining: 20
Participants learn to enhance their ability to use or generate emotions by visualizing how emotions influence thinking and decision making. Through theory and practical exercises, they will discover the importance of understanding how emotions are tied to our thinking. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Use, you will: • Determine how emotions impact thinking • Increase your ability to effectively generate emotions • Learn how to reflect the emotions of others

3/7/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

3/8/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMHire for Excellence - Selection Process
Spaces Remaining: 19
Have you ever wondered how Kent State attracts and hires new faculty and staff? Find out as you explore the university's selection process. Participants discover valuable tools to aid them in the selection process, including the role that the Position Description Questionnaire and job descriptions play in the staffing process. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State employees involved in the hiring process.

3/10/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMDealing with Difficult Behaviors(BC 3 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 15
Do you have a coworker that seems impossible to work with? Ever wondered why that person acts that way….and gets away with it? This workshop focuses on identifying and addressing the most common difficult workplace behaviors. Participants explore ways to effectively deal with these behaviors and examine how they are personally impacted by the behaviors. Participants will understand the importance emotions and stress play in dealing with difficult encounters. They will also learn to identify trigger words, reframe reactions, learn to address the seven most common difficult behaviors and demonstrate how to give constructive feedback. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

3/16/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Understand
Spaces Remaining: 20
Participants examine the root causes of emotions. Through theory and practical exercises, you will understand the predictability of emotions, how emotions change over time, how emotions blend and the importance of increasing your emotional vocabulary. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Understand, you will: • Increase your emotional vocabulary • Forecast what emotion and/or event produces what type of emotional outcome • Explore how emotions transition from one state to another

3/21/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

3/22/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMHire for Excellence - Interviewing
Spaces Remaining: 19
Do you find the process of evaluating candidates nerve-racking? Do you have a tough time gathering information during interviews? If you answered yes, then this workshop is for you! Explore effective techniques and best practices for conducting behavioral based interviews in the workplace. Participants will review various interviewing methods and situations, develop a candidate evaluation strategy, discover methods to guide the interview, and explore KSU tools and resources designed to aid the interview process. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State employees involved in the hiring process.

3/24/2016 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMTime-Wise
Spaces Remaining: 20
We all face a daily dilemma: too much to do and not enough time to do it. The concept of time management addresses how we resolve the daily dilemma. Time is the limiting factor, not our job duties and tasks. We must make tough choices about what to do and what not to do. Take a journey through the Time Mastery concept, which looks at 12 categories that impact a productive use of time. The TimeWise workshop showcases the Time Mastery Profile, a time-management instrument developed by Dr. Larry Baker and Dr. Merrill Douglass. The Time Mastery Profile is based on 40 years of research and conducting seminars around the world. As a result of TimeWise, you will: • Be introduced to the time mastery concept • Identify ways that you use time effectively and ineffectively • Improve your time handling abilities by replacing the self-defeating behaviors that hinder your effectiveness This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

3/24/2016 1:30 PM - 3:00 PMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 25
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

3/30/2016 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEmotional Intelligence Series - Manage
Spaces Remaining: 20
Participants will integrate emotions and thoughts to reach desired outcomes and examine the importance of remaining open to all emotions. Through theory and practical exercises, you will increase your knowledge in emotional management strategies. This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff. As a result of Emotional Intelligence - Manage, you will: • Learn to constructively experience anger and not act out of it • Identify preventative and responsive methods that will help manage your emotions • Learn how to strategize desired outcomes

3/31/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Getting the Most of Your Management Style Using DiSC (PT 1 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 19
This workshop utilizes the popular and proven DiSC methodology for understanding human behavior. Based on the work of behavior psychologist William Moulton Marston, DiSC has shown tremendous success in improving communication skills and directly improving the employee/supervisor relationship. Participants will complete an online assessment before the first workshop. DiSC results are reviewed during the classroom session. Discussion includes a general overview of DiSC management styles and their impact in the workplace. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of this workshop, you will: • Learn about the DiSC style map • Discover your management style • Explore priorities that drive your style

April4/4/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

4/4/2016 1:30 PM - 3:00 PMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 40
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

4/5/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPlanning and Decision-Making for Supervisors
Spaces Remaining: 20
Do you love when a good plan comes together? Chances are most of us do. Whether you’re a big picture thinker or the detail-oriented designer, this workshop explores the planning process and rationale behind making problem-solving and decision-making easier. Participants gain hands-on experience using various methods and techniques to construct an effective plan. This workshop is open to all KSU faculty and staff, but ideal for supervisors, managers or employees that lead work groups. As a result of Planning and Decision-making for Supervisors, you will: • Identify the complexities of planning, components of a plan, and fundamental steps for a supervisor to take • Identify and apply various tools to help you effectively plan • Differentiate between decision-making and problem solving • Identify and apply how to make a consensus decision

4/14/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Using DiSC to Direct and Delegate (Pt 2 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 19
Building upon information learned in Part 1, this workshop explores methods for managers to enhance their directing and delegating skillsets using DiSC to adapt to other styles. They will discuss and write a plan on how to effectively engage an employee that has a different style from their own. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of this workshop, you will: • Learn about your natural directing and delegating style • Explore the needs of different styles • Identify ways to adapt directing and delegating interactions to DiSC styles

4/18/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

4/19/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMSupervising Successful Performance
Spaces Remaining: 20
Add employee coaching to your supervisory tool belt! An effective coach offers managers and supervisors leadership opportunities through developing their employees while promoting a positive, creative working environment. This workshop utilizes discussion and case studies to closely examine the role of the supervisor as a coach and provides a coaching model for supervisors to use for improving employee performance. This workshop is ideal for supervisors or managers. As a result of Supervising Successful Performance, you will: • Identify and apply how “coaching” through supervision is instrumental in improving employee performance • Increase your awareness of resources and proactive steps, informally and formally, that are available to improve performance

4/28/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Creating a Motivating Environment Using DiSC (Pt 3 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 19
Building on material learned in Parts 1 and 2, participants explore the environments they create through their styles and learn to identify the motivational needs of others. They will discuss and construct a plan on how to effectively engage employees with motivational styles different from their own. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of Creating a Motivating Environment, you will: • Learn how you affect the motivation of others • Recognize what different people find motivating and demotivating

May5/2/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

5/3/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWorkplace Conversations: Maximizing Results
Spaces Remaining: 20
Practice coaching methods to help guide your employees through those tough development conversations. Building on material from Supervising Successful Performance, this workshop explores methods to successfully conduct a performance improvement conversation. You will assess your competency level through the Coaching Skills Inventory, develop your performance conversation skills through a seven step model, and engage in discussion and role-play taken from university-specific scenarios. This workshop is ideal for supervisors and managers.

5/4/2016 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 40
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

5/16/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

5/19/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills-Managing the Change Curve
Spaces Remaining: 20
We face change on a daily basis, whether at work or home. It can be one of the most difficult situations to handle, especially if we resist the change. This workshop provides an assessment and model that addresses concerns participants have while moving through the four phases (denial, resistance, exploration and commitment) of change. Participants will explore the four phases of change, pinpoint their current stage in the transition process and develop an action plan for managing change transitions. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors. As a result of Managing the Change Curve, you will: • Identify and understand your own behavior in regards to change in your department and the university and how it influences your reaction to change • Identify and understand the four phases of change and what you need to do to work through them • Start thinking about an action plan for change transitions that you can utilize

5/24/2016 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 40
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

5/30/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

June6/1/2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PMALiCE Training (Faculty/Staff)(BC 1.5 hours)
Spaces Remaining: 40
Public Safety, in partnership with the division of Human Resources, is conducting ALiCE workshops. The 90 minute long ALiCE sessions are designed to give participants insight and response options when encountering an active shooter. ALiCE Alert, Lockdown, Information, Counter and Evacuation is crisis training created by two Texas law enforcement officers.

6/2/2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMEstablishing Unit and Department Goals
Spaces Remaining: 20
How effectively do you establish and develop goals for your department or unit? This workshop takes a detailed look at seven important skill categories of effective goal setting. An assessment will be used to identify proficiency levels in goal setting, and explore the steps needed to achieve unit or department goals. Participants receive input on their strengths and development opportunities. This workshop is ideal for managers and experienced supervisors.

6/13/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

6/27/2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMNew Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 20
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!






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