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Event Name Event Date Event Time Description Status
Fundamentals of Strategic Planning 07/16/2020 12:00PM - 1:00PM *NOW VIRTUAL: dial-in instructions will be posted soon or emailed to participants prior to the class.  In today’s work environment, complex tasks and projects are more common than ever. By utilizing strategic planning skills, you’ll be able to set yourself and/or your team up for success. Participants of this course will learn to identify the foundation for creating a strategic team, discover strategic values, participate in strategic planning efforts and avoid common pitfalls that derail strategic plans. Registration Open
Develop Your Presentation Skills 07/28/2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL: dial-in instructions will be posted soon or emailed to participants prior to the class. Fear. That’s the main reason most people won’t make presentations - or make them poorly. By following some simple lessons anyone can conquer presentation phobia and go on to make his or her case successfully and professionally. Registration Open
Tools for Career Assessment and Development 07/28/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM *NOW VIRTUAL: dial-in instructions will be posted soon or emailed to participants prior to the class.  In this program we will examine questions for assessing and developing your career. You will contrast your career options by utilizing a variety of tools. By the end of the session you will have the resources needed to develop a plan for career success. Registration Open
Using the Tuition Benefit for You and Your Family 07/29/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM *NOW VIRTUAL: dial-in instructions will be posted soon or emailed to participants prior to the class. The University offers employees and their families tuition assistance. Join this session to learn more about the tuition benefit program and how you can use the benefit for yourself at Penn, or how the tuition benefit can support your dependents or spouse in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. At this session, you will learn more about coverage, how to request the benefit using the online tuition management system and tax implications if you are using the benefit for a graduate program. Registration Open
Time Management - A Productivity Plan 08/11/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM *NOW VIRTUAL: dial-in instructions will be posted soon or emailed to participants prior to the class. Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of effectively managing your time. This video will help you identify time wasting practices that can take control of your day. Learn how to efficiently plan meetings and office work flow, set long and short term goals, minimize office interruptions, avoid procrastination and delegate work. Registration Open
Behavioral Interviews 08/20/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM *NOW VIRTUAL: dial-in instructions will be posted soon or emailed to participants prior to the class. This interview approach to hiring can make all the difference when looking for the right candidate for your department. A bad hire can contribute to several negative consequences including: lost productivity, time required to hire and train another person, decreased department morale, and legal issues. Give this method a try while interviewing for your department’s next open role. Registration Open
Getting Work Done 08/25/2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL: dial-in instructions will be posted soon or emailed to participants prior to the class. Throughout a normal workday, there are multiple distractions that can get many of us off task and behind on our to-do lists.  In this course, we’ll review tactics to help you stay on target with the many moving pieces of your role.  You’ll identify your biggest time sponges and ways to manage them, create priority lists, understand ways to delegate when not in a position of authority, and learn ways to achieve an acceptable work life balance. Registration Open
Assertiveness Skills 09/15/2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm You may experience situations when you need to utilize assertiveness to complete a task, goal or project. In this class, we will identify personal blocks to assertiveness, identify both assertive and non-assertive language and behaviors, and learn ways to use assertiveness in everyday situations. Registration Open
The Gift of Feedback 09/22/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM Feedback can be an amazing gift that helps improve performance, but many managers feel challenged by giving and receiving feedback. In this session managers will learn how to frame feedback as a gift that creates productive dialog and improved performance. Additionally, we will cover how managers can solicit feedback from staff in order to become a more effective leader. Registration Open
Using Spark Hire Video Interviewing 09/25/2020 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Spark Hire is Penn’s video interviewing technology. In this session we will provide an overview of video interviewing and how job candidates use the system. We will also provide some tips and techniques for creating a great video interview. Registration Open
Psychology of Job Performance 09/30/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM Successfully overcoming performance issues in the workplace requires a basic understanding of how the human mind works. In this hour-long session, we will discuss how job performance intersects with concepts within the field of psychology, such as behavioral science and motivation. We will discuss how these concepts form a framework that can be used to diagnose performance issues and realize the most efficient and effective ways to overcome them. Registration Open
Tools for Career Assessment and Development 10/07/2020 12:30pm - 1:30pm In this program we will examine questions for assessing and developing your career. You will contrast your career options by utilizing a variety of tools. By the end of the session you will have the resources needed to develop a plan for career success. Registration Open
Develop Your Presentation Skills 10/13/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM Fear. That’s the main reason most people won’t make presentations - or make them poorly. By following some simple lessons anyone can conquer presentation phobia and go on to make his or her case successfully and professionally. Registration Open
Creating and Maintaining Your LinkedIn Profile 10/26/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM This session will review tips on creating a great LinkedIn profile that will get you noticed by recruiters and industry professionals. Registration Open
TED Talk Tuesday: How to Manage for Collective Creativity 10/27/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM What’s the secret to unlocking the creativity hidden inside your daily work, and giving every great idea a chance? Harvard professor Linda Hill, co-author of Collective Genius, has studied some of the world’s most creative companies to come up with a set of tools and tactics to keep great ideas flowing — from everyone in the company, not just the designated creatives. Registration Open
Effective Communication 10/29/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM With successful communication organizations have increase in morale, productivity and staff commitment. This brown back will help participants understand the importance of workplace communication, identify proper communication channels, identify barriers to communicating effectively, and how to overcome communication challenges. Registration Open
Getting Work Done 11/10/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM Throughout a normal workday, there are multiple distractions that can get many of us off task and behind on our to-do lists.  In this course, we’ll review tactics to help you stay on target with the many moving pieces of your role.  You’ll identify your biggest time sponges and ways to manage them, create priority lists, understand ways to delegate when not in a position of authority, and learn ways to achieve an acceptable work life balance. Registration Open
Challenging Your Negative Attitudes 11/17/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM By challenging our negative attitudes, we have the power to take control of pessimistic perspectives and stressful situations. During this course, participants will learn to manage the impact of negative situations, deal with their own negative thoughts more effectively, and learn coping tools for dealing with change. Registration Open
Assertiveness Skills 12/02/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM You may experience situations when you need to utilize assertiveness to complete a task, goal or project. In this class, we will identify personal blocks to assertiveness, identify both assertive and non-assertive language and behaviors, and learn ways to use assertiveness in everyday situations. Registration Open
Your Career at Penn 12/04/2020 12:30 PM - 1:30PM Navigating Your Career at Penn has been developed to assist staff in building their careers at Penn by helping to connect your skills and abilities with career opportunities. The session will be facilitated by Penn HR. Topics include: Increasing Your Marketability at Penn and Internal Job Strategies. Registration Open
How to Make Yourself Indispensable 12/08/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM Indispensable employees perform with a mindset that drives them to think, act, and behave differently. In this seminar, you’ll learn how to: take ownership of your responsibilities and results, take initiative to go above and beyond what is expected of you, expand your sphere of influence, perform well under pressure, adapt to changing situations, and avoid being irreplaceable. Registration Open
Conflict Resolution 12/17/2020 12:30PM - 1:30PM During this course, we will learn the different types of conflict, learn to use several tools to help us address conflict in healthy and productive ways, learn how to reap the benefits of conflict, and finally how to mitigate its risks. We’ll also practice using these tools together so that we can all become more confident in handling disagreements within our team and in our personal lives. Registration Open