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March-April 2017

HR News

Supervisor Core Competencies workshop 1 (can be taken with or without workshop 2)

Friday, April 28, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.—Margery Reed Hall 203
(April 25, 2017) This highly interactive workshop is appropriate for new or experienced supervisors looking for basic competencies and tools to improve their role as a manager and leader. Content includes: nature of supervision and communication, performance management and professional development, onboarding, engagement and retention, and utilizing supervisory resources. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Management and Supervisory—Supervisor Core Competencies Workshop 1.

Supervisor Core Competencies workshop 2 (can be taken with or without workshop 1)

Friday, May, 12, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.—Margery Reed Hall 203
(April 25, 2017) This highly interactive workshop is appropriate for new or experienced supervisors looking for basic competencies and tools to improve their role as a manager and leader. Content includes: managing diverse populations, team building, conflict resolution, managing meetings and utilizing supervisory resources. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Management and Supervisory—Supervisor Core Competencies Workshop 2.

Appreciative Inquiry with Chaplain Gary Brower

Thursday, May 4, 2-4 p.m.—location TBD
(April 18, 2017) The assumption behind Appreciative Inquiry is that in every organization something works and that change can be managed through the identification of what works and the analysis of how to do more of what works. The same assumption can be applied to one's personal life. This class will provide both an overview of AI as well as an opportunity to "try it out." Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Appreciative Inquiry.

Fridays@Noon: Helpful Tips for Interacting with People with Disabilities

Friday, April 21, noon-12:45 p.m., HR conference room, 4th Floor, Mary Reed
(April 11, 2017) Join Greg Giesen as he interviews Rufina Hernandez, interim director of equal opportunity, about helpful tips for interacting with people with disabilities. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Fridays@Noon.

The Power to Make an Impact: Exploring the Possibilities to Live a Life of Conviction, Purpose and Meaning (part 2) with Carolyn Sommers

Monday, April 24, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Margery Reed 011
Participants will learn how they can leverage their unique talents to make a social impact on issues they care about. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—The Power to Make an Impact.

Eight Simple Rules to Managing Conflict (part 2)

Thursday, April 6, 2-4 p.m.—Margery Reed room 106
(April 4, 2017) In part 2, Greg Giesen of People Development will reveal rules 5-8 on how to manage conflict effectively. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Eight Simple Rules, Part 2.

Fridays@Noon: Rule 7 of Eight Simple Rules to Managing Conflict

Friday, April 7, noon-12:45 p.m.—HR conference room, 4th floor, Mary Reed
(April 4, 2017) Join the duo of Greg Giesen and Ken Pinnock as they explain rule 7: Manage the How and the What, including steps to talk out a conflict. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Fridays@Noon.

The Power to Make an Impact: Exploring the Possibilities to Live a Life of Conviction, Purpose and Meaning (part 1) with Carolyn Sommers

Monday, April 10, 2:30-3:30 p.m.—Margery Reed 011
(April 4, 2017) Participants will learn how they can leverage their unique talents to make a social impact on issues they care about. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—The Power to Make an Impact.

DU Toastmasters informational meeting

Thursday, April 27, noon-1 p.m.—Margery Reed 106
(April 4, 2017) Come find out about Toastmasters and the proposed Toastmasters Club at DU. Please register. Questions? Contact Camila Angelim.

Exercising Your Right to Laugh with Sam Adams

Wednesday, May 10, 3-4:30 p.m.—AAC Special Events Room 290
(April 4, 2017) Sam Adams is an award-winning journalist, keynote speaker, television personality and popular comedian who will share how he's used humor to deal with the most difficult moments of his life. Adams is our third speaker this year in the Professional Development Speaker Series. Refreshments provided. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Exercising Your Right to Laugh.

Supervisor Core Competencies workshop 2--has been rescheduled due to low enrollment

Watch the DU Digest for a new date and time.

Supervisor Core Competencies workshop 1 (can be taken with or without workshop 2)

Friday, April 28, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.—location TBD
(March 21, 2017) This highly interactive workshop is appropriate for new or experienced supervisors looking for basic competencies and tools to improve their role as a manager and leader. Content includes: nature of supervision and communication, performance management and professional development, onboarding, engagement and retention, and utilizing supervisory resources. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Management and Supervisory—Supervisor Core Competencies Workshop 1.

fridays@noon

(March 21, 2017) Watch last week's show on Facilitating Effective Meetings.

Fridays@Noon: Facilitating Effective Meetings

Friday, March 17, noon-12:45 p.m.—HR conference room, Mary Reed Building, fourth floor
(March 7, 2017) It's time to go over the fundamentals of facilitating and managing a meeting with expert Heidi Perman. Join Greg Giesen as he and Heidi discuss the keys to meeting management and facilitation. If you facilitate a meeting on campus, you need to attend this session or watch the video afterwards. The worst thing you could do is assume you're doing a good job. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Fridays@Noon.

Eight Simple Rules to Managing Conflict (part 1)

Thursday, March 30, 2-4 p.m.—Margery Reed Hall 203
(March 7, 2017) Conflict is unavoidable and has the power to be a real asset to any business or personal relationship if managed correctly. In Part 1, Greg Giesen of People Development, will reveal rules one-to-four on how to manage conflict effectively. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Eight Simple Rules, Part 1. Also know that you can now watch rules one-to-four on the Fridays@Noon videos which will count for part 1 in the Colorado 14ers program as well.

INTRODUCTION TO EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Wednesday, March 22, 2-4 p.m.—Margery Reed 203
(March 7, 2017) This highly interactive workshop provides an introduction to emotional intelligence including self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. Join Mia Elizardi from the People Development team and Julie Casper from Wellness as they guide you through activities throughout the session that will help provide quick and easy ways to develop your emotional intelligence for application in your career and life. Register in PioneerWeb—Employee—Training—Professional & Career Development—Intro to Emotional Intelligence.