Professional Development Course Catalog

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Month
Date
Upcoming Event
March3/3/2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PMPerformance Evaluation - Managers/Supervisors
Registration Closed
In this workshop for supervisors, we will cover an overview of the performance evaluation process using the Human Resources Performance Evaluation Form. This workshop will also review best practices in establishing performance expectations and goals; providing informal and formal feedback; and measuring results.

3/5/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMPerformance Evaluation - Managers/Supervisors
In this workshop for supervisors, we will cover an overview of the performance evaluation process using the Human Resources Performance Evaluation Form. This workshop will also review best practices in establishing performance expectations and goals; providing informal and formal feedback; and measuring results.
3/5/2015 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMPerformance Evaluation - Employee Perspective
In this workshop for employees, we will cover an overview of the performance evaluation process using the Human Resources Performance Evaluation Form. This workshop will also review best practices in establishing performance expectations and goals; giving and receiving feedback; and completing a self-evaluation to share with your manager.
3/10/2015 9:00 AM - 10:30 AMPerformance Evaluation - Employee Perspective
In this workshop for employees, we will cover an overview of the performance evaluation process using the Human Resources Performance Evaluation Form. This workshop will also review best practices in establishing performance expectations and goals; giving and receiving feedback; and completing a self-evaluation to share with your manager.
3/11/2015 8:30 AM - 11:00 AMGetting Things Done
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Does your “to do” list often feel out of control? Are you searching for better ways to manage the constant flow of incoming emails, requests, meetings and interruptions, while still finding time for projects or other important (but less urgent) work? Whether you are seeking new techniques for getting organized or managing workflow, or looking to enhance existing systems, this workshop is for you! Based on methods and principles in David Allen's best-selling book 'Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity,' this interactive two-part workshop will introduce you to a process for staying in control, and will help you customize and apply the concepts to work for you in whatever job you do.

3/31/2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AMEffective Business Writing
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Writing can be enjoyable if you know how to get started and how to organize your thoughts. In this four-part series, participants will learn to organize the basic components of letters, e-mail, and reports. We will discuss targeting our audience and creating clear, concise, and direct writing and instructions that will positively influence our readers. We will also practice writing in active voice and will learn to avoid dangling our participles and misplacing our modifiers! May we suggest participating in Beyond Typos to develop helpful skills and vocabulary before taking this workshop. Four two-hour sessions on Wednesdays: August 6, August 13, August 20 and August 27 from 8:30 - 10:30 am.

3/31/2015 1:00 PM - 3:00 PMEffective Business Writing
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Writing can be enjoyable if you know how to get started and how to organize your thoughts. In this four-part series, participants will learn to organize the basic components of letters, e-mail, and reports. We will discuss targeting our audience and creating clear, concise, and direct writing and instructions that will positively influence our readers. We will also practice writing in active voice and will learn to avoid dangling our participles and misplacing our modifiers! May we suggest participating in Beyond Typos to develop helpful skills and vocabulary before taking this workshop. Four two-hour sessions on Wednesdays: August 6, August 13, August 20 and August 27 from 8:30 - 10:30 am.

May5/5/2015 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMTaking Minutes at Meetings
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Develop your minute-taking skill or improve upon what you already know! In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare minutes, gather information, transcribe notes, and format the results. We will share tips on methods and formats that work well for us. We will discuss what to record and strategies for handling problems that arise in minute-taking. You will then get a chance to practice these skills in a mock meeting. Also, we will review reference materials that will make our work easier.


 
 


 





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