Department of Human Resources
The Professional Development Center

 

Welcome to the Human Resources / Professional Development Center calendar.  Here you will find a listing of currently scheduled offerings.  Click on the session title to learn more about it or simply click the Register Now button.  

 

Please bookmark this page and refer to it often as we will be updating it frequently.  If you have questions about the information listed here please contact Human Resources at 216-368-6964 or askhr@case.edu 


Month
Date
Location
Upcoming Event
Canvas Online Learning
Online Learning Series: Employment Law for Supervisors
Spaces Remaining: 418
In this online, self-paced course, participants will learn about various employment laws and CWRU policies that are important for supervisors to know. Participants will then apply what they have learned to multiple case studies.
Canvas Online Learning
Online Learning Series: Introduction to DiSC
Spaces Remaining: 419
The Professional Development Center offers several workshops based on DiSC, but what is DiSC? In this online, self-paced course, participants will learn what DiSC is, how our styles might be perceived by others, and how to use the people-reading method with our colleagues. Participants will also be able to practice adapting to someone else's DiSC style through interactive scenarios. In addition to being a great introduction to DiSC, participants who have taken a DiSC course in the past can use this course to review and practice using the tool.
December
12/3/2019
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Biomedical Research Building (BRB), Room 105
Conflict Management Skills for Navigating Differences
Registration Closed
Presented by IMPACT Solutions Employee Assistance Program. Conflict is inevitable. The goal is not to avoid it. The goal is to create inclusive, productive work environments because of our differences. Learn how to skillfully navigate and reap the benefits of conflict. Learn about conflict causes and types. Assess your personal conflict style, recognize potential benefits and drawbacks of different conflict approaches, and experience skills and techniques that generate strong connections.
12/6/2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: Stress Management
Registration Closed
Balancing all of the responsibilities of a supervisor can be stressful, no matter the time of the year. In this 90-minute session, we'll discuss how to balance and manage a stressful workload and techniques for reducing day-to-day stress.
12/19/2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Biomedical Research Building (BRB), Room 105
Communication Etiquette: Empowering Workplace Relationships presented by IMPACT Solutions
Registration Closed
Workplace relationships influence our job satisfaction and success even more than our job skills. Why? Because effective communication is the key to professional success. Learn what communication etiquette really means, and why it’s become so important. Identify personal, cultural, environmental, as well as verbal and nonverbal elements that block respectful communication. Recognize the goals, strategies, and communication skills of successful, work environments that support everyone’s success.
12/19/2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: HR Policies: Hiring & Interviewing
Registration Closed
Identified as a high area of need for new supervisors, in this 90 minute session we'll explore the process, paperwork, and guidelines around hiring and interviewing potential CWRU employees.
January
1/10/2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: Conflict Management
Registration Closed
Conflict is inevitable, but it doesn't have to be unproductive. In this 90 minute session, we'll review what conflict is, how to deescalate tension while in conflict, and how to help our team members should they find themselves in conflict with one another.
1/16/2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Biomedical Research Building (BRB), Room 105
Creating a Culture of Engagement
Registration Closed
Presented by IMPACT Solutions Employee Assistance Program. As organizational leaders, we aim to achieve engaged workforces. Engagement coincides with increased productivity, reduced turnover and team cohesiveness. Unfortunately, many leaders struggle with frustration and disappointment due to leading the disengaged. How does a leader develop an engaged employee? Engagement is a partnership between an engaged leader and those they lead therefore engagement begins with the leader. Participants will explore engagement, disengagement and active disengagement principals and will learn essentials to promote engagement in their workforce.
1/24/2020 12:00 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: My Team Is Storming, Now What?
Registration Closed
According to Tuckman's research on team development, teams will go through a 'storming' phase where team members question the team's goals and rules and conflict arises between members' natural working style. In this 90 minutes session, we'll discuss how to successfully navigate this potentially difficult time and move your team out of the 'storming' and into the 'norming' phase of team development.
1/30/2020
8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Orientation
Registration Closed
The New Supervisor Orientation is a day-long series of workshops offered every month aimed at providing new CWRU supervisors with the skills and knowledge necessary to start their new roles successfully. The orientation is the first part of a year long new supervisor onboarding process that includes monthly networking lunches, trainings, and more. All staff and faculty who have recently started their first CWRU supervisory are welcome to attend, whether or not they have previous supervisory experience. This includes external hires, internal hires, and internal promotions.
February
2/14/2020
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Biomedical Research Building (BRB), Room 105
IMPACT Solutions Supervisory Training Class: How to Deal with Difficult People
Registration Closed
9:00AM-10:00AM Whether they’re employees, customers, colleagues, friends or even the boss there’s no way to avoid interacting with difficult people. This workshop is designed to assist individuals in the workplace falling victim to difficult peoples’ dysfunctions. The key outcomes of this workshop are to: Understand common types of difficult people; Identify competencies needed to deal with difficult people; Develop strategies when having difficult conversations; and Understand how to plan effective strategies to deal with difficult people in the workplace
2/14/2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: Onboarding New Employees
Registration Closed
Onboarding is one of the most important things you can do for a new employee when you bring them onto your team to ensure their long-term success. In this 90-minute training, we'll review best practices around how to successfully onboard new employees during their first year to best set them up for success at CWRU.
2/20/2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Law School/Moot Court A59
Mastering the Business of Workplace Etiquette
Registration Closed
From basic manners to cultural differences and more, it’s very difficult to succeed without a certain awareness of etiquette in the workplace, and what we don’t know can hurt us. During this lively session, we will identify common pitfalls and show you how to avoid them. We will also review strategies to help you shine and leave a lasting impression.
2/25/2020
8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 10
The New Supervisor Orientation is a day-long series of workshops offered every month aimed at providing new CWRU supervisors with the skills and knowledge necessary to start their new roles successfully. The orientation is the first part of a year long new supervisor onboarding process that includes monthly networking lunches, trainings, and more. All staff and faculty who have recently started their first CWRU supervisory are welcome to attend, whether or not they have previous supervisory experience. This includes external hires, internal hires, and internal promotions.
2/27/2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: Managing Performance: Feedback
Spaces Remaining: 16
The majority of employees wish that they received more feedback from their supervisor. In this 90 minute session, we will review how to give clear and consistent feedback, both positive and negative, so that employees always know how they are performing.
March
3/3/2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Biomedical Research Building (BRB), Room 105
IMPACT Solutions Supervisory Training Class: Can’t We All Just Get Along? How Conflict Can Boost Workplace Success
Spaces Remaining: 76
2:00PM-3:00PM Conflict is risky business. But learning how to reframe, navigate, and grow from our conflicts with others can be instrumental in creating productive, inclusive, and collaborative work environments. In this workshop, you will identify and assess the pros and cons of your personal conflict style and patterns, learn about conflict causes, types, benefits and drawbacks, learn to distinguish between high risk and skillful communication approaches, and identify and experience communication skills that strengthen relationships and build long term workplace solutions.
3/13/2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: Motivating Employees
Spaces Remaining: 12
CWRU supervisors are expected to be able to motivate their employees so that they reach their potential. But how does one do that? How do you motivate your employees at every stages of their career? In this 90-minute session, we will learn about the science behind what truly motivates us and how supervisors can create a motivating environment.
3/18/2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Rockefeller, Room 309
Civility in the Workplace: All I Need is a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Spaces Remaining: 68
Thirty-eight percent of workers believe the workplace is becoming more disrespectful, and 67% believe there is a strong need for civility training. Americans are taking notice of the need for respect at work. The workplace is a reflection of society at large. Today, we see a gamut of behaviors that demonstrate a lack of respect, civility, and conflict resolution. Participants will gain valuable information and take part in interactive activities to understand the correlation between civility and a thriving workplace.
3/26/2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Onboarding Series: Time Managment: Meetings
Spaces Remaining: 18
Regular team meetings are important to maintain strong relationships among team members, but how do you make sure they remain productive and don't become a waste of time? In this 90 minute session, we'll cover some best practices on how to keep meetings focused and running on time, techniques that can be applied to any meeting you are a part of.
3/31/2020
8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Crawford Hall - Room 209
New Supervisor Orientation
Spaces Remaining: 14
The New Supervisor Orientation is a day-long series of workshops offered every month aimed at providing new CWRU supervisors with the skills and knowledge necessary to start their new roles successfully. The orientation is the first part of a year long new supervisor onboarding process that includes monthly networking lunches, trainings, and more. All staff and faculty who have recently started their first CWRU supervisory are welcome to attend, whether or not they have previous supervisory experience. This includes external hires, internal hires, and internal promotions.