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Adapting Your Leadership Style 07/23/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  Leadership styles can vary based on working environment, personal background, or industry.  Knowing how to effectively channel the right leadership style given a specific audience or setting is key to being an effective leader.  In this course, we will uncover the qualities it takes to be a leader, recognize style differences, understand how to conduct one-on-ones, and develop motivation approaches for employees. Registration Open
Make Them an Offer They Can't Refuse: Learning to Negotiate 07/29/2024 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Negotiation is scary when you’re out of practice. We’ll break it down to demystify the process and help you get your needs met. Registration Open
Using the Tuition Benefit for Dependents 08/06/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and 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 your dependent children attending Penn or attending a school other than Penn.  During this session, you will learn more about coverage, how to request the benefit using the online tuition management system, and tax implications.  

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Virtual Training 101 08/13/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  Using our training structure roadmap, we will take a look at how to prepare and execute a virtual training. We will examine the phases of training and how those are structured for a virtual training, how to reformat course activities and communication to participants, tips for using video platforms, and best practices for facilitating your course.

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Using the Tuition Benefit for Yourself 08/20/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and 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 to further your education as an undergraduate or graduate student.  During this session, you will learn more about coverage, how to request the benefit using the online tuition management system, and tax implications.   Registration Open
Project Management 08/29/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  Not everyone who has to manage a project knows how to do it well. This brief session will provide solutions for project leaders to better manage your team and meet your objectives and timeline. Registration Open
Managing Up 09/17/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  In today's busy work environment, creating a relationship of trust and open communication with your manager is critical to your success. In this course, learn to increase your ability to recognize your manager's perspective and meet his/her expectations as well as fine tune your communication skills to optimize your work with your manager, including providing and receiving feedback.
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The Gift of Feedback 10/23/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  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
Writing Emails that Get to the Point 11/12/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  Because so many of your communications are via email, this is a great chance for you to spend a short time learning how to do it better. Email demands clear and efficient writing, but we’ve all seen how easily misunderstandings in email messages can compromise clear communication. Attend this helpful brown bag to get a fast-paced, hands-on lesson to strengthen your email writing skills. Through examples and exercises, you will learn how to target your audience, get to the point, and develop and maintain a professional email style. Registration Open
Assertiveness Skills 11/19/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  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
Ted Talk: How to Multiply Your Time 12/10/2024 12:30pm - 1:30pm *NOW VIRTUAL:  dial-in instructions will be posted soon and emailed to participants prior to the class.  In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling author of Rory Vaden, shows you why you can't solve today's time-management challenges with yesterday's time-management strategies. More importantly he explains why procrastinating on purpose is the key to being able to multiply your time.

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