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Leveraging Emotional Intelligence for Effective Leadership

Participants will define Emotional Intelligence (EI) as a leadership and management competency, building upon a model for emotional and social competency. At the end of this session, participants will be able to identify how emotional intelligence affects leadership and will have generated ideas and next steps to leverage their emotional intelligence in the workplace for […]

Relationship Strategies

Would you like to substantially increase your ability to communicate with other people? Can you imagine the ways this might benefit you in your career, your day-to-day dealings with people, and in your personal relationships? "Relationship Strategies" assembles a number of simple tools that can be easily applied to improve both business and interpersonal relationships. […]

Planning/Priorities/Delegation

"It takes too much time to plan--besides, I've been successful so far without planning." "Everything I have to do is important." Sound familiar? In today's work environment, supervisors often are bombarded with simply too much to do. And, while it is true that we don't have enough time to do it all--it is equally true […]

Communication Confidence

Most of us think we're good communicators. Listening and talking are things we engage in all the time, so we assume we do it well. Unfortunately, that's often not the case. Attend "Communication Confidence" to learn a number of skills and tools to improve the way you communicate with others. Behind these skills are these […]

Power Writing

Make your writing fast, fun, and fabulous! Come to Power Writing and learn how to design power-packed documents that your readers will actually enjoy. In this class we will focus on preparing professional business documents discuss, including a review of grammar, tone, stressing the positive, saying "no" gently, and doing a little more than you […]

Privacy in Today’s World of Higher Education

In this session, participants will be exposed to essential information about protecting privacy including privacy application in academia, global privacy regulations and personal privacy protections. This session will seek to: Introduce relevant privacy laws and policies that affect how the University conducts business; Explain the role of each employee and responsibilities for managing data; Describe […]

Inclusive Leadership

We know that leaders have a significant impact on creating a culture of inclusiveness within a team or department. In this session, we will explore the foundational elements of inclusive leadership. What does it look like? How does the leader cultivate her or his own inclusiveness and, even more important, create a team environment where […]

The New Manager

Being a new manager has its challenges--whether it's a result of being new to a work unit, shifting from peer to supervisor, or just being new to management in general. Attend this workshop to learn how to manage that transition successfully.The workshop also will provide a useful framework for establishing your role as a UF […]

Managing Up

Supervisors are expected to manage their employees. However, has it occurred to you that you have the power to influence the way you interact with your boss and “manage up?” The relationship you have with your supervisor impacts you in many ways including work/life integration, productivity, professional development, promotion, and your own well-being. Managing up […]

Interviewing and Hiring

The hiring process does not have to be a guessing game or a legal mine field--and this session is designed to show why and how. It seeks to help you take the uncertainty out of the hiring process. Through group participation, interactive exercises, and a video presentation, this workshop will show you how to take […]