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Calendar of Programs

 

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT and LEARNING

April 24, 2014

1:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: TBD

2014 ADMINISTRAGIVE PROFESSIONALS DAY

Specifically for Administrative Professionals at WSU, this annual event is offered around the time of Administrative Professionals Day each year and it provides administrative professionals across the university a professional development program specifically for them. In addition it's a networking opportunity for participants to interact with fellow administrative professionals and a 'Thank You' for all their hard work throughout the year.

To register, RSVP to odandlearning@wright.edu or ext. 4705

 

May 22, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

 

SETTING PERFORMANCE EXCECTATIONS

Cornerstones of Effective Leadership series

Examines an integral phase of the ongoing Performance Management process: Phase 1: Setting Performance Expectations, this seminar looks at: the power of influence; an expectation setting and process; coaching skills, consensus; and S.M.A.R.T goals.

 

June 26, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

RESOLVING CONFLICT: DEALING WITH DIFFICULT BEHAVIOR

Unlocking Your Potential series

Conflict is natural anytime two or more people are interacting, however, there is a difference between respectful, constructive/productive conflict and destructive conflict. This course looks at: relationships at work; understanding styles of behavior; resolving conflict constructively and productively: knowing what works and what doesn't; the process of conflict resolution; coping with rocky relationships.

 

July 10, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

THE 'ART' OF COACHING

Cornerstones of Effective Leadership series

Focusing on the finesse necessary to effectively coach and empower others, this program provides proven coaching techniques; a coaching 'process'; and the opportunity to 'test' coaching skills while receiving immediate feedback.

 

July 31, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND LEADERSHIP

Commitment to Excellence series

Emotional Intelligence (EI) has a tremendous impact on effective leadership and this program will give attendees the ability to: understand their own EI; Identify leadership styles; identify strengths and challenges and gauge one's own effectiveness;

 

August 14, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

WSU WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE V

If you're a woman working at WSU in a supervisory/leadership position — or if you're interested in moving into such a role in the future — these sessions in our WSU Women's Leadership Institute series (intended to complement our others WSU Leadership Academy offerings) will be of significant benefit to you. Each session will address the unique challenges and realities women in leadership roles face in today's work environment.

Specific topics, WSU-affiliated facilitators and guest speakers vary with each session.

 

August, 28 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

CREATING AND COMMUNICATING A VISION

Executive Education series

Thinking backwards - with the ultimate goal as the starting point - is how to begin to crate your vision. This program looks at: seeking input by involving and empowering emphasize the importance of each team member; and the importance of open communication.

 

September 11, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE: YOU are the DIFFERENCE

Unlocking Your Potential series

Looking at the power of 'one' - how we each represent WSU and our area - this seminar looks at: the definitions of 'customer' and 'exceptional' service; the importance of establishing a personal standard; the need to take responsibility and ownership; focusing on solutions; and how to avoid over-promising - while still delivering.

 

September 23, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

MENTORING: AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN/SHARE

Are you interested in learning from a more experienced person or sharing your experience/knowledge with others? If yes, this seminar - open and beneficial to all interested WSU personnel - will launch the concept of formal mentoring with an organized approach to building a collaborative mentor/mentee partnership.

 

October 9, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

IMPACTFUL INTERACTIONS: COMMUNICATING WITH RESPECT

Commitment to Excellence series

This course looks at: the role of the leader and how he/she sets the tone for a respectful work environment; communication is a key to respect; being fair; moving from win/lose to win/win; seeing differences as a strength; and preserving dignity.

 

October 23, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

PROVIDING EFFECTIVE/CONSTURCTIVE FEEDBACK

Cornerstones of Effective Leadershipseries

Stressing the need to ensure that feedback is constructive - when it's useful and a tool for learning - this course focuses on: how to use effective communication techniques; how to provide oral and written feedback.

 

November 6, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

 

TEAMWORK: UNDERSTANDING OURSELVES/UNDERSTANDING EACHOTHER

Unlocking Your Potentialseries

Focused on the link between personal introspection, knowing our individual preferences and how respecting and understanding the differences of our teammates can help is work together more effectively, this program utilizes the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator instrument (MBTI) to gain understanding of ourselves and our teammates

 

 

November 18, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

UNDERSTANING THE NECESSITY FOR CHANGE

Unlocking Your Potential series

We're all in favor of improvement, however the prospect of change is another matter. Yet, we can't have improvement with our change. This seminar examines change as being integral to growth/improvement by looking at: why we react to change as we do; the change cycle' we all go through; how to minimize; resistance; how to minimize resilience; and how we can use change to our advantage.

 

December 4, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Executive Educationseries

This seminar looks at key elements in the strategic planning process: determine mission; identify goals; understand internal factors; understand external factors; perform SWOT analysis; and define strategy.

December 16, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

WSU WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE VI

If you're a woman working at WSU in a supervisory/leadership position — or if you're interested in moving into such a role in the future — these sessions in our WSU Women's Leadership Institute series (intended to complement our others WSU Leadership Academy offerings) will be of significant benefit to you. Each session will address the unique challenges and realities women in leadership roles face in today's work environment.

Specific topics, WSU-affiliated facilitators and guest speakers vary with each session.

 

Fall, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: ESSENTIAL to SUCCESS

Unlocking Your Potential series

Zeroing in on the importance of interpersonal communication, this course looks at: practicing positive intent; understanding assumptions; active listening; how to build rapport; being direct without being rude; and positive phrasing.

 

Fall 2014

2 half-day sessions

8:30AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

 

LEADERSHIP THE 'WRIGHT' WAY (LEADERSHIP ORIENTATION)

This two-part 'Leadership Orientation' program, presented jointly by OD and Learning and HR, touches on key WSU-specific information for all WSU supervisors/leaders. This program is ideal for a newly promoted supervisor/leader or someone new to WSU in a supervisory/leadership role. Areas covered in the program include: the performance management process; handling performance issues; understanding policies and procedures; diversity/inclusion awareness; and the importance of the performance appraisal.

January 8, 2015

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

BUILDING COMMITMENT: INVESTMENT to COLLABORATION

Commitment to Excellence series

Leaders want commitment from their team, however, is not a given. This program focuses on: the importance of 'investing' in your team members; the importance of empowerment - an overused term and an underutilized action; the power of communication - all forms; and a collaboration process

 

January 22, 2014

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

PROJECT MANAGMENT

Executive Education series

Effective management of a project requires a balancing act of 'people' skills and solid management skills. This program looks at: team dynamics; how to keep your team on track; how to come to consensus; resolving conflict; the importance of open communication; and placing the 'right' skills with the 'right' projects.

 

February 5, 2015

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

THE PREFORMACE APPROAISAL: AN OBLIGATION

Cornerstones of Effective Leadership series

Tailored for anyone in a supervisory/leadership role at WSU - with staff reporting to them - this seminar looks at: defining Performance Management as an on-going process; the 'benefits' of a performance appraisal; key components of the process; and why focusing on core competencies is vital.

 

Feburary19, 2015

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

ASSERTIVENESS: RESPECTFULLY STEPPING UP and SPEAKING OUT

Sharping Your Skills series

We should all want to be assertive - to have our 'voices' be heard while being respectful to others. This program looks at: different behavioral styles (Passive, Aggressive, Passive-Aggressive and Assertive) and what we're projecting with each style; influencing factors on our behavioral style; the role that self-esteem plays in our behavioral style; and how to practice assertive behaviors

 

March 5, 2015

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

.CHANGE/IMPROVEMENT: THE ESSENTIAL TRANSITION

Commitment to Excellence series

Change is a constant part of life/our work lives. As leaders, we need to 'champion' change efforts. This seminar looks at: the link between change and improvement; how to show individual the benefit to individuals on your team; the natural 'change' cycle'; change as an opportunity; and the development of internal 'change agents'.

 

March 19, 2015

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

SUCCESSION PLANNING

Executive Education series

This seminar stresses the need to: conduct a gap analysis; identify key positions; take note of high-performing employees; develop successors at various; levels; construct 'if/then' plans - for positions and objectives; and to always measure/refine your plans.

 

March 31, 2015

9:00AM - 12:30 PM

Location: TBD

ON-THE-JOB-TRAINING (OJT) WORKSHOP

Acting as a 'train-the-trainer' session, this program provides the OJT Trainer the tools and techniques necessary to make on-the-job-training an organized and impactors experience for the trainee - which it often, is not. From Job Aids to Checklists to Insight into what the trainee wants from their OJT sessions, this class will make future OJT sessions a more productive learning experience.

 

 

 

   

 

 
Human Resources seminars:

Compliance Responsibilities of Supervisors

Highlights of course:

  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

So Things Aren't Going So Well?

Highlights of course:

  • Supervisory Support for Performance Management
  • Performance Improvement Plans
  • Types and levels of Disciplinary Action

Wright State Employment Process

Highlights of course:

  • Basic Approval Process
  • Understand the Employment Process
  • Job Audits
  • Compensation
  • Indemnification
  • Public Records Law

Conducting an Effective Job Interview

Highlights of course:

  • Reviewing Application Materials
  • Identify What to Look for on a Resume
  • Legal and Illegal Interviewing Questions
  • Learn Steps for Preparing to Conduct a Job Interview Including Behavior One
  • Objectively Evaluate Candidate Response
  • Click on the below link to view upcoming Human Resources events. http://www.wright.edu/human-resources/resources/events

 


   
   
 
   
Center for Teaching & Learning seminars:

Click on the below link to view upcoming Center for Teaching & Learning workshops and registration information:

http://www.wright.edu/ctl/workshops/

 

 
   
 

 

 

 

 

Contact us at: O D and Learning or call: 937/775-4705

 

 

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