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Upcoming Education and Training Events

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.

Click here to manage your registrations and view your attendance history.

If you are interested in posting your events on this page contact the Human Resources Training and Development office at 330-672-2100 or via email at hrd@kent.edu.

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

     
Month
Date
Upcoming Event
April4/17/2014Civil Service Testing
Spaces Remaining: 40
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.

August8/25/2014 - 10/19/2014 OneWellU Walking Program - Fall 2014
Spaces Remaining: 1395
The OneWellU walking program, using the American Heart Association's activity tracker is a great resource and tool to help you to monitor your physical activity through the use of a pedometer or other step tracking device. Each week, participants will be provided with a goal, and those who reach the goal will be entered into a prize drawing. The participant with the most steps over the course of the program will also be awarded a prize.

September9/15/2014 - 12/12/2014 Faculty/Staff Exercise Program 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Spaces Remaining: 42
In collaboration with the School of Health Sciences, the Division of Human Resources is offering a new session of the Faculty/Staff Exercise Program. This program is specifically designed to assist those individuals who may benefit from a more structured and personal exercise program due to a sedentary lifestyle.

9/15/2014 - 12/12/2014 Faculty/Staff Exercise Program 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Spaces Remaining: 20
In collaboration with the School of Health Sciences, the Division of Human Resources is offering a new session of the Faculty/Staff Exercise Program. This program is specifically designed to assist those individuals who may benefit from a more structured and personal exercise program due to a sedentary lifestyle.

9/29/2014 - 10/24/2014 CLA+ Fall 2014
Spaces Remaining: 129
The CLA+ is here! Are you a first time, full-time Kent campus freshman? Do you have ACT or SAT scores on file with KSU? If so, you are eligible to take the Fall 2014 Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+), a computer-based test of critical-thinking and written-communication skills using performance tasks and questions. Students who complete the CLA+ will receive free pizza, a prize (the first 150 students to complete the CLA+ will receive either a $25 gift card to the KSU Bookstore, or a Kent t-shirt), and a CLA+ score report (a free personalized score report provided by the CLA, which may be used to provide evidence of critical-thinking and written-communication skills to prospective employers). Sign up and reserve your spot in a CLA+ testing session today!

9/30/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMBanner Navigation
Spaces Remaining: 3
Learn to open Banner INB forms, navigate form parts, perform name searches and queries. Required for role-based training. If you are unable to register for this session, please contact Julie Kennedy at jkkenne2@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

October10/3/2014 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.

10/6/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New Hire Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 16
Valuable information for the new employee. All new faculty and staff members from all eight Kent State University campuses are encouraged to attend!

10/6/2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMBanner Security Administrator Training via WebEx
Spaces Remaining: 29
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.

10/6/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 23
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.

10/6/2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 15
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

10/6/2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBlackboard Learn: Tests & Assignments - 103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Managing Tests / Assignments: This session will cover the creation and deployment of tests and assignments. It will include best practices and advice for instructors and students to help minimize potential problems.

10/7/2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMExpense Reimbursement Workflow
Spaces Remaining: 9
Learn how to complete and submit an Expense Reimbursement form. Approvers will learn how to access the workflow to view and approve reimbursement requests.

10/7/2014 1:30 PM - 3:00 PMBlackboard Learn: Communication Tools - 103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Communication Tools: This session will cover blogs, journals, and discussion boards to help instructors maximize their potential in the classroom.

10/7/2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMCognos Consumer
Spaces Remaining: 9
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 Julie Kennedy at jkkenne2@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

10/8/2014Bowman Breakfast - Fall 2014
Spaces Remaining: 59
The fall 2014 Bowman Breakfast will be held at Kent State University in the Student Center Ballroom. Topic: Reflections on 100 Days as Kent State President and Kent Resident. Speaker: Kent State President Beverly Warren. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast served at 7:30 a.m., program begins at 8 a.m.

10/9/2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMBlackboard Learn: Collaborate -103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Collaborate: Learn to use Blackboard Collaborate to deliver a more effective learning experience through online, blended, and mobile learning. You can use Collaborate with your Blackboard course for real time, or anytime, learning to engage more students and improve outcomes.

10/9/2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMGPS Audit and Plan Training - October 9, 2014
Spaces Remaining: 16
GPS Audit and Plan Training

10/10/2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AMWebEx New User Orientation
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. Request a WebEx account at support.kent.edu and attend this orientation to get started.

10/10/2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMBanner Navigation
Spaces Remaining: 7
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 Julie Kennedy at jkkenne2@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

10/10/2014 12:00 PM - 1:30 PMBlackboard Learn: Grade Center - 103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Learn how to set up and use the online grade center which is part of every course on Blackboard. You can post grades for students securely and privately. In this session you will learn the new functions and features of the improved Grade Center in Blackboard Learn.

10/14/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMListening with Purpose
Spaces Remaining: 13
Do you know how you listen? Now you can find out. Introducing The 5 Different Approaches to Listening Styles: Discerning, Comprehensive, Evaluative, Appreciative and Empathetic. In this engaging and interactive workshop, you will learn why this skill is so critical and how it is most likely impacting other areas of your work.

10/15/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Creating a Motivating Environment Using DiSC (Pt 3 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 10
Participants explore the environments they create and identify the motivational needs of others. They will discuss and write a plan on how to effectively engage an employee that has a different style from their own.

10/17/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmotional Intelligence Ability Series (4) - Manage Emotional Intelligence
Spaces Remaining: 11
This group of four distinct workshops will help participants learn about their Emotional Intelligence and build skills around four main abilities including identifying, using, understanding and managing emotions.

10/20/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

10/20/2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

10/21/2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWebinar- So What's With The Green Dot?
Spaces Remaining: 1000
What's this green dot everyone is talking about? Learn about the Green Dot strategy while engaging students, faculty and staff in taking immediate action to being proactive in keeping our community safe. The basic elements of this webinar are used to introduce groups throughout the university to Green Dot, generate community-wide buy-in, and begin the process of culture change at Kent State. This webinar is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff that interact with students. Join Jennie O'Connell, Director of The Office of Sexual & Relationship Support Services (SRVSS) for this informative webinar. This webinar counts as 1.0 hours toward your Beyond Compliance annual goal.

10/22/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWorkplace Conversations: Maximizing Results
Spaces Remaining: 11
Explore methods to successfully conduct a performance improvement conversation. Assess your competency through the Coaching Skills Inventory, develop your performance conversation skills through a seven-step model, and engage in discussion and activities around university-specific examples.

10/23/2014 7:00 PM - 10/24/2014 3:30 PMThe 21st Annual Conference Celebrating College Teaching
Spaces Remaining: 319
The 21st Annual Conference Celebrating College Teaching, sponsored by the University Teaching Council

10/24/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMWebinar - Cold, Flu and Germs
Spaces Remaining: 999
As fall approaches and the air gets colder, there is a lot of attention paid to sickness, virus and infection. Join Be Well Solutions for an educational seminar that will help you: v Avoid germs that cause you to get sick. v Identify symptoms of colds vs. symptoms of the flu. v Learn strategies to prevent colds and the flu. v Navigate common myths surrounding the flu.

10/24/2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWebEx New User Orientation
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. Request a WebEx account at support.kent.edu and attend this orientation to get started.

10/27/2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMBlackboard Learn: Collaborate -103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Collaborate: Learn to use Blackboard Collaborate to deliver a more effective learning experience through online, blended, and mobile learning. You can use Collaborate with your Blackboard course for real time, or anytime, learning to engage more students and improve outcomes.

10/27/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 24
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.

10/27/2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMCognos 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 Julie Kennedy at jkkenne2@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

10/29/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMSupervising Successful Performance
Spaces Remaining: 8
This four hour workshop closely examines the role of the supervisor as a coach and provide a coaching model for supervisors to use for improving employee performance.

10/30/2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWebinar-Step Up and Speak Out
Spaces Remaining: 1000
Step Up and Speak Out is a campus initiative to promote a culture of care at Kent State and to increase awareness of mental health concerns and available resources. Participants will learn risk factors for suicide, signs and symptoms of distressed and disruptive individuals, and strategies to appropriately respond in these situations. Campus and community mental health resources will also be provided, so that attendees are able to help those in need, help keep our campus safe, and strengthen the Kent State community. This webinar is ideal for faculty and staff who are in direct contact with students. Join Dr. Shay Little, Associate Vice President, EMSA and Dean of Students, and Dr. Carrie Berta, Staff Psychologist from University Health Services for this informative webinar. This webinar counts as 1.0 hours toward your Beyond Compliance annual goal.

10/30/2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBlackboard Learn: Communication Tools - 103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Communication Tools: This session will cover blogs, journals, and discussion boards to help instructors maximize their potential in the classroom.

10/31/2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMBanner Navigation
Spaces Remaining: 12
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 Julie Kennedy at jkkenne2@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

November11/3/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

11/3/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMWebEx New User Orientation
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. Request a WebEx account at support.kent.edu and attend this orientation to get started.

11/3/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMBanner Security Administrator Training via WebEx
Spaces Remaining: 30
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.

11/3/2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMExpense Reimbursement Workflow
Spaces Remaining: 12
Learn how to complete and submit an Expense Reimbursement form. Approvers will learn how to access the workflow to view and approve reimbursement requests.

11/4/2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWebinar - Managing Your Online Files
Spaces Remaining: 999
Join John Rocco from Information Services as he offers guidelines and strategies for managing email and electronic files on your computer, email and university shared drives.

11/5/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmployment Law and Harassment Prevention for Supervisors
Spaces Remaining: 19
A four-hour workshop that examines what supervisors must know regarding: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Harassment Prevention.

11/5/2014 2:00 PM - 3:30 PMBlackboard Learn: Grade Center - 103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Learn how to set up and use the online grade center which is part of every course on Blackboard. You can post grades for students securely and privately. In this session you will learn the new functions and features of the improved Grade Center in Blackboard Learn.

11/6/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Managing the Change Curve
Spaces Remaining: 17
A half-day course for managers that will help you identify the varioius phases associated with change and how you can more successfully help yourself and others navigate the change curve! This course is part of the Management Development series.

11/10/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 24
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.

11/10/2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBanner Navigation
Spaces Remaining: 12
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 Julie Kennedy at jkkenne2@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

11/12/2014 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMA.L.I.C.E. Training (Fac/Staff) 9 - 10:30AM
Spaces Remaining: 2
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.

11/12/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMDealing with Difficult Behaviors
Spaces Remaining: 14
This 3-hour workshop focuses on identifying and addressing the seven most common difficult behaviors. Participants will get an opportunity to explore ways to effectively deal with these behaviors.

11/12/2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMGPS Audit and Plan Training - November 12, 2014
Spaces Remaining: 21
GPS Audit and Plan Training

11/13/2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMBlackboard Learn: Introduction - 103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
This session will provide an overview of the Blackboard Learn system, teaching the basics of how to use the interface, as well as general recommendations for best practices.

11/13/2014 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWebinar-Beyond Title IX: Supporting Students and Changing Culture Around Power-based Personal Violence
Spaces Remaining: 1000
TBD Join Jennie O'Connell, Director of The Office of Sexual & Relationship Support Services (SRVSS) for this informative webinar. This webinar counts as 1.0 hours toward your Beyond Compliance annual goal.

11/14/2014 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMCourse Scheduler Basic Training
Spaces Remaining: 12
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.

11/17/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

11/17/2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

11/17/2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMWebEx New User Orientation
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. Request a WebEx account at support.kent.edu and attend this orientation to get started.

11/19/2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Blackboard Learn: Tests & Assignments - 103 Stewart Hall
Spaces Remaining: 10
Managing Tests / Assignments: This session will cover the creation and deployment of tests and assignments. It will include best practices and advice for instructors and students to help minimize potential problems.

11/21/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmployee Selection and Interviewing
Spaces Remaining: 17
This four-hour workshop examines the university’s procedure for effective staffing. Participants will learn about the PDQ, the job analysis, the job description and the supervisor’s role in the staffing process.

11/24/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 24
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.

11/24/2014 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMBanner Navigation
Spaces Remaining: 12
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 Julie Kennedy at jkkenne2@kent.edu to reserve a seat in this class.

December12/1/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

12/1/2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

12/2/2014 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMDiversity Includes Everyone
Spaces Remaining: 20
This training course will give participants an opportunity to explore fundamental diversity concepts and develop an understanding of why differences should be valued. The concepts will explore uniqueness and commonalities locally and on a global level.

12/3/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMPlanning and Decision Making for Supervisors
Spaces Remaining: 17
A four-hour workshop, part of the Fundamentals of Supervision series, where participants will study the components of a plan and the supervisors role in planning as well as various methods and techniques to conduct an effective plan.

12/4/2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWebinar - Time-Wise
Spaces Remaining: 1000
Participants will be introduced to the Time Mastery concept which looks at 12 categories that impact a productive use of time.

12/4/2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PMA.L.I.C.E. Training (Fac/Staff) 3 - 4:30 PM
Spaces Remaining: 19
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.

12/5/2014 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Establishing Unit and Department Goals
Spaces Remaining: 13
A half-day course to help managers identify the seven comptencies associated with effective goal setting along with opportunities for improvement for each. This course is part of the Management Development series.

12/8/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 24
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.

12/12/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMGPS Audit and Plan Training - December 12, 2014
Spaces Remaining: 20
GPS Audit and Plan Training

12/15/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

12/15/2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMUnified Communications Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 24
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.

12/16/2014 10:00 AM - 7/16/2014 11:00 AMWebinar - Home Run Customer Care
Spaces Remaining: 999
Discover how to continuously create a professional first impression with customers in person or over the phone. You have the choice to hit home run every time. What's stopping you?

12/22/2014 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

January1/12/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

1/15/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Getting the Most of Your Management Style Using DiSC (Pt 1 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 14
Part one of this Management Development series requires participants to complete an online assessment prior to attending the remaining two sessions. The results will be reviewed and discussed during the classroom session regarding their management styles and how they impact the workplace.

1/26/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

February2/2/2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

2/5/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Using DiSC to Direct and Delegate (Pt 2 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 13
Part two of the Everything DiSC Management Development. Prerequisite: Must have completed Part 1 and the DiSC on line assessment prior to attending this.

2/9/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

2/11/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMA.L.I.C.E. Training (Fac/Staff) 9 - 10:30AM
Spaces Remaining: 20
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.

2/11/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMPrinciples of Conflict Management
Spaces Remaining: 20
This 3-hour workshop is intended to give participants the insight and tools to manage conflict more effectively. Participants will use a self assessment tool to identify their preferred conflict handling style and also learn strategies for using various styles.

2/17/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMThe Competent Supervisor
Spaces Remaining: 17
This four-hour workshop is designed to be highly-interactive when introducing the five core components of supervision: planning, organizing, staffing, leading and evaluating.

2/19/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Creating a Motivating Environment Using DiSC (Pt 3 of 3)
Spaces Remaining: 13
Participants explore the environments they create and identify the motivational needs of others. They will discuss and write a plan on how to effectively engage an employee that has a different style from their own.

2/23/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

2/23/2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

2/25/2015 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMTime-Wise
Spaces Remaining: 19
Participants will be introduced to the Time Mastery concept which looks at 12 categories that impact a productive use of time.

2/27/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmotional Intelligence Ability Series (1) - Identify Emotional Intelligence
Spaces Remaining: 16
This group of four distinct workshops will help participants learn about their Emotional Intelligence and build skills around four main abilities including identifying, using, understanding and managing emotions.

March3/3/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMCommunication Effectiveness
Spaces Remaining: 20
This four hour instructor-led workshop provides a self-assessment with tips and practical exercises on seven communication competencies.

3/5/2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMDiversity Includes Everyone
Spaces Remaining: 20
This training course will give participants an opportunity to explore fundamental diversity concepts and develop an understanding of why differences should be valued. The concepts will explore uniqueness and commonalities locally and on a global level.

3/9/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

3/11/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMDealing with Difficult Behaviors
Spaces Remaining: 20
This 3-hour workshop focuses on identifying and addressing the seven most common difficult behaviors. Participants will get an opportunity to explore ways to effectively deal with these behaviors.

3/12/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Managing the Change Curve
Spaces Remaining: 19
A half-day course for managers that will help you identify the varioius phases associated with change and how you can more successfully help yourself and others navigate the change curve! This course is part of the Management Development series.

3/13/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmotional Intelligence Ability Series(2) - Use Emotional Intelligence
Spaces Remaining: 17
This group of four distinct workshops will help participants learn about their Emotional Intelligence and build skills around four main abilities including identifying, using, understanding and managing emotions.

3/16/2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

3/17/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMSupervising Successful Performance
Spaces Remaining: 20
This one-day workshop, part of the Fundamentals of Supervision series, will closely examine the role of the supervisor as a coach and provide a coaching model for supervisors to use for improving employee performance.

3/23/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

3/27/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmotional Intelligence Ability Series(3) - Understand Emotional Intelligence
Spaces Remaining: 17
This group of four distinct workshops will help participants learn about their Emotional Intelligence and build skills around four main abilities including identifying, using, understanding and managing emotions.

3/31/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWorkplace Conversations: Maximizing Results
Spaces Remaining: 20
Explores methods to successfully conduct a performance improvement conversation. Assess your competency through the Coaching Skills Inventory, develop your performance conversation skills through a seven-step model, and engage in discussion and activities around university-specific examples.

April4/2/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMManagement Skills - Establishing Unit and Department Goals
Spaces Remaining: 20
A half-day course to help managers identify the seven comptencies associated with effective goal setting along with opportunities for improvement for each. This course is part of the Management Development series.

4/3/2015 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmotional Intelligence Ability Series (4) - Manage Emotional Intelligence
Spaces Remaining: 17
This group of four distinct workshops will help participants learn about their Emotional Intelligence and build skills around four main abilities including identifying, using, understanding and managing emotions.

4/6/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

4/7/2015 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMA.L.I.C.E. Training (Fac/Staff) 3:30 - 5 PM
Spaces Remaining: 20
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.

4/8/2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMListening with Purpose
Spaces Remaining: 19
Do you know how you listen? Now you can find out. Introducing The 5 Different Approaches to Listening Styles: Discerning, Comprehensive, Evaluative, Appreciative and Empathetic. In this engaging and interactive workshop, you will learn why this skill is so critical and how it is most likely impacting other areas of your work.

4/13/2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

4/14/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmployment Law and Harassment Prevention for Supervisors
Spaces Remaining: 20
A four-hour workshop, as part of the Fundamentals of Supervision series, that examines what supervisors must know regarding: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Harassment Prevention.

4/20/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

4/22/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 PMA.L.I.C.E. Training (Fac/Staff) 9 - 10:30AM
Spaces Remaining: 19
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.

4/22/2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMUnderstanding the New Americans with Disabilities Act
Spaces Remaining: 18
This workshop material is based on the 2008 Americans with Disabilities Act as amended.

4/28/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMEmployee Selection and Interviewing
Spaces Remaining: 20
This four-hour workshop examines the university’s procedure for effective staffing. Participants will learn about the PDQ, the job analysis, the job description and the supervisor’s role in the staffing process.

May5/4/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

5/18/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

5/21/2015 9:00 AM - 11:30 AMCommunicating Across Four Generations
Spaces Remaining: 18
Find out how to manage communication across four generations.

5/25/2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

June6/1/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

6/8/2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PMBachelor of Integrative Studies Informational Session
Spaces Remaining: 20
What is the BIS Degree? Is BIS right for me? What Are The Requirements? Is There A Deadline Date? How Do I Apply? WHAT’S NEXT? BIS Informational Sessions are held for students who have earned 60 credit hours and are interested in the Bachelor of Integrative Studies. This 1 hour information session will provide a detailed overview of the BIS program, curriculum restrictions, university and college requirements as it pertains to the degree, as well as the admissions/application process. There will be time for attendees to ask questions at the end of the session. For additonal information contact Truella M. Harper at 330-672-2062 or tmharper@kent.edu

6/15/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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!

6/29/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM New 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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