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September 2016 HR Professional Development Workshops

UNCG’s Human Resources is a resource for knowledge for you. Each year HR offers workshops to help UNCG employees succeed in their professional and personal life. To view the workshops being offered and to register for a workshop, visit the Professional Development catalog located at:
http://web.uncg.edu/hrs/Professional_Development/Course_Catalog/

 

A great presentation gives smart ideas an advantage.”
– Nancy Duarte, CEO of Duarte

The ever-popular workshop Ka-Pow! Creating Powerful Presentations, with Kimberly Kappler Hewitt, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations, will be a fast-paced session on presentations with tips and tricks for audience engagement.  Please note that this session does not include how to create a PowerPoint presentation, but what you can do to make your presentation memorable. This session will take place on Thursday, September 15, 2-4 p.m.

Please register for this course here: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022392

 

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The workshop on Understanding and Preventing Sexual Harassment at UNCG provides a guide on preventing and handling occurrences of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct. This course will provide a safe environment for an open discussion on sexual harassment and sexual misconduct at UNCG and how to provide support and resources for those affected, and your role and responsibility. This workshop, with the Title IX Coordinator, Murphie Chappell, and Deputy Director of Human Resources Benita Peace, will be held on Friday, September 16, from 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Please register for this workshop here: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022401

 

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Conflict Resolution: Mediation and Negotiation of Disputes – Practical Strategies as led by Eloise Hassell, attorney and senior lecturer in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, on Wednesday, September 21 from 2-4 p.m., will help provide tools and understanding of the various ways for negotiating and mediating conflicts of all kinds. Location to be determined.

Please register for this course here: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022415

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Coaching is forward moving and future focused. It focuses on thriving.
– Barbara Walton, International Coach Federation

Understanding Discipline and Grievance Procedures: The Importance of Coaching to Success is aimed at employees and given by Benita Peace. This workshop will help employees to understand both the value and importance of coaching, and also to be comfortable in their role as an employee in the University’s discipline and grievance processes. This workshop will be held on Friday, September 23, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Please register for this workshop here: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022402

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NEW! This is a new workshop for the Optional Retirement Program (ORP). Emily Foust, UNCG’s Benefit Manager, will discuss retirement options in her new ORP: Retirement Workshop. This workshop is aimed towards mid to late career employees. You are welcome to bring your spouse or partner with you. Please register for you both as seating is limited. This workshop will take place on Wednesday, September 28, from 3-4:30 p.m. in Forney 112.

Please register for the September 28 workshop here: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022408

**Please note this is not a financial planning workshop.**

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Career Banding, Job Description, and Competency Assessment Forms are words you associate with SHRA (SPA) positions. This workshop on SHRA (SPA) Position Description and Employee Competency Assessment Forms provides an understanding of the process as well as practical hands-on assistance in completing these forms. This workshop with Human Resources’ Angela Mahoney will be held on Friday, September 30, from 9-10:30 a.m.

Please register for this workshop here: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022397

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To make the most of your benefits, it is important to know how they fit into your retirement strategy and how to maximize the benefits available to you.”
– Janet Cowell, North Carolina State Treasurer

 

This workshop on the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS) is designed to help mid to late career employees see what resources are available to you. Emily Foust, UNCG’s Benefit Manager, will discuss retirements in her TSERS: Retirement Workshop. Feel free to bring your spouse or partner with you. Please register for you both as seating is limited. This workshop will take place on Thursday, October 13th from 2:30-4 p.m. in Forney 112. If you are unable to attend this workshop, another date is available on Monday, November 7. from 1-2:30 p.m. in Forney 112.

Please register for the workshop on October 13 here:
http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022399

Please register for the workshop on November 7 here:
http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022400

**Please note this is not a financial planning workshop.**

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Personal Development Workshops

September 14 from noon-1 p.m.: How to Receive Criticism and Make It Work for You

This workshop will help you to understand more about defensiveness, hot button triggers, and how to accept useful feedback.

Registration: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022386

 

 

September 20 from 10-11 a.m.: Being Accountable in Work and Life

This workshop will help participants build accountability into their own lives to help become more successful.

Registration: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022377

 

 

September 28 from noon-1 p.m: Where Are You Going?: Goal Setting for Personal and Professional Success

A life without goals is like a road trip without a map. By knowing what you want to achieve, you are less likely to get lost, and you will be happier and less frustrated along the way.

Registration: http://workshops.uncg.edu/sign-up/?wks_sch_id=33022414

 

*All workshops will take place in the HR Training Room, Bryan 113, unless otherwise noted.*