Propel Your Career Forward with Development Workshops

Check out these upcoming workshops for February!

 

YOUR TOP 5: AN EXPLORATION OF STRENGTHS

Tuesday, February 11, 9 AM – 4 PM; EHP 345 Training Room  $100

Facilitated by Jennifer Fonseca, Organizational Development Consultant

Rooted in more than 40 years of research, the instrument used in this program has enabled millions to discover and develop their natural talents. These Strengths Insights describe what makes you stand out. This Program adopts a workshop approach and uses group interaction to achieve its objectives.

 

PROFESSIONALISM

Wednesday, February 12, 9 AM - 12 PM; EHP 345 Training Room    $35

Facilitated by Jennifer Fonseca, OD Consultant

Throughout our working lives, most of us will have many different jobs, each requiring a different level or set of skills. No matter the profession – from customer service to an office job to construction and the trades – all of these jobs have one thing in common: in order to succeed and move ahead, you need to demonstrate professionalism.

 

HOW TO CREATE EFFECTIVE PRESENTATIONS

Wednesday, February 12, 1 – 4 PM; EHP 345 Training Room  $50

Facilitated by Jim Sheridan, Senior Management Consultant

Know how to prepare a memorable presentation. Utilize planning techniques for delivering an effective presentation. Recognize how visual aids can create impact and attention. Develop visual and vocal techniques to create a professional presence. Learn how to communicate effectively with the audience you are presenting to. Use practice and feedback techniques to prepare.

 

IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS

Thursday, February 13, 8 AM – 12 PM; EHP 345 Training Room    $50

Facilitated by Jennifer Fonseca, Organizational Development Consultant

Learn to step up to high stakes conversations skillfully and respectfully and begin to resolve the problems by surfacing the best ideas, making important decisions, and acting on decisions with unity and commitment.

 

UNDERSTANDING THE BUSINESS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Thursday, February 13, 1 - 4 PM; EHP 345 Training Room  $50

Facilitated by Jim Sheridan, Sr. Management Consultant

Explore the difference in structure and focus of the academic and administrative operations at Cornell and the impact of this.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Tuesday, February 18,  9 AM - 12 PM; EHP 345 Training Room  $35

Facilitated by Jim Sheridan, Sr. Management Consultant

Learn how to: Describe exceptional customer service. Identify the benefits of great customer service and recognize barriers to the delivery of outstanding customer service. Adapt to customer behavior styles and use techniques for dealing with angry or upset customers. Develop a personal action plan to improve customer-service skills.

 

COACHING IN PRACTICE

Wednesday, February 19, 9 AM - 12 PM; EHP 345 Training Room    $50

Facilitated by Jim Sheridan, Sr. Management Consultant

Learn how to: Develop an understanding of the principles of coaching and learn coaching models that can be applied in the workplace. Understand the importance of coaching staff towards development and continuous improvement. Prepare, deliver and review coaching sessions and learn what to say and how to say it when coaching staff.

 

CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Wednesday, February 19, 1 – 4 PM; EHP 345 Training Room  $35

Facilitated by Jennifer Fonseca, Organizational Development Consultant

This workshop engages participants in conversations regarding “what gets in the way” when communicating across difference.

 

INFLUENCE: GETTING RESULTS WHEN YOU ARE NOT IN CHARGE

Thursday, February 20, 9 AM - 12 PM; EHP 345 Training Room   $35

Facilitated by Jennifer Fonseca, Organizational Development Consultant

Learn a model for getting things done and develop and action plan for gaining influence.

 

UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING CHANGE

Monday, February 24, 10 AM – 12 PM; EHP 345 Training Room  $35

Facilitated by Jason Stark, counselor therapist, Faculty Staff Assistance Program

As a result of this training program participants will:

  • Understand why change is so difficult
  • Look at one change model: The Change Curve
  • Learn about organizational change and stress
  • Discuss ways to reduce anxiety and review good stress management skills
  • Review healthy perspectives and behavior
  • Understand how maintaining relationships and creating a positive work environment will help you in managing change
  • Explore steps to successful communication

 

TIME MANAGEMENT

Tuesday, February 25, 1-4 PM; EHP 345 Training Room  $35

Facilitated by Tonya Grove, Organizational Development Consultant

Recognize and minimize time-wasting activities, refocus on important goals, and make decisions that help you more successfully manage your time and achieve more effective, efficient results

 

YOUR ROLE IN CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Wednesday, February 26, 9 AM - 12 PM; EHP 345 Training Room    $50

Facilitated by Jim Sheridan, Sr. Management Consultant

Know the expectations of the university has of managers in implementing change. Understand your own reactions to change. Know the key factors to consider in implementing change. Understand the impact a manager’s attitude towards change has on direct reports. Know what resources are available to help implement changes.

 

INTRODUCTION TO METRICS  

Wednesday, February 26, 1 - 4 PM; EHP 345 Training Room    $50

Facilitated by Jennifer Fonseca, Organizational Development Consultant

Understand how and for what purpose to gather metrics and know how to use data/metrics to tell a story with impact.

 

VALUING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Thursday, February 27, 9AM - 4 PM; EHP 345 Training Room    $75

Facilitated by Jennifer Fonseca, Organizational Development Consultant

As a result of this training program participants will:

  • Increase awareness of what inclusion and inclusiveness means.
  • Get an overview of the meaning of compliance based programs (such as Affirmative Actions) and its significance to our dialogue about inclusion.
  • Become more aware of our individual experiences with inclusion and exclusion and how this is related to diversity.
  • Understand what you and I can do to increase inclusion in day-to-day practice at Cornell.
  • Be able to use concepts and models introduced today as tools to help navigate the challenges of creating a climate of inclusion.

WORKJOY:

A mindfulness program designed to bring more meaning and happiness into work!

WorkJoy is a mindfulness and skills building program designed for Cornell employees! Organizations all over the country recognize that a positive sense of well-being and feeling valued reduces stress and brings joy, meaning and resilience into the day-to-day work life. WorkJoy is not a one-off, one-time experience like many workshops but rather a 90-day program that supports growth and personal change throughout! For every participant this includes: One full day of participation on site, individually customized 1:1 coaching time with the facilitators, one full group zoom meeting to support growth and the hard work of personal change! We are committed to a sustainable, measurable and joyful process that unfolds as a new habit and a new path towards change.

 

Contents

  • Identify work-vision and action-plan
  • See opportunities for a positive work life experience
  • Uncover work stressors and negative beliefs
  • Create a “toolbox” for managing stress including WorkJoy “Noble Communication” training
  • Build a personalized mindfulness practice
  • Develop better coping strategies and an understanding of burnout
  • Self-regulate by tuning into body sensations
  • Respond vs. react
  • Build community with colleagues

 

Details

Date:

Time:

Venue:

Investment:

Monday, April 13, 2020

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

HR Training Room, 345 East Hill Plaza

$465

 

This is a Cornell sponsored program facilitated by WorkJoy facilitators: Jayne Gumpel, LCSW, David Gumpel, Integral Coach and Ari Mack, Organizational Development Consultant

 

Register here.

 

 

 

Check out the complete listings of  Administrative Academy  and Management Academy classes.

You can take just one or as many programs or receive a certificate by taking the required core sessions and electives.

 


Leadership Development Opportunities:

 

Executive Harold D Craft Leadership Program

April 27 – May 1, 2020. The 5-day “Executive Harold D. Craft Leadership Program” (EHDCLP), focuses on leadership within the Cornell culture. Executive HDCLP is the HDCLP for Band H, I and un-banded staff. It is designed to provide managers and faculty with the self-awareness, skills, tools, action plans, and commitment to lead their organizations in meeting new challenges. $600

 

Supervising@Cornell: A campus-wide online supervisory training program developed with the growing needs of the supervisor, and those who desire to be supervisors, in mind. Supervising@Cornell is designed to be flexible – to help individuals get the information they want, when they need it. It isn't a one-time training: it's an ongoing commitment to developing the best in ourselves and our staff. This online program enables each individual to access the resources available at Cornell University, at their own pace and on their own schedule, wherever they are.  FREE

 

Turning Point: September 14-18, 2020 or September 21-25, 2020. Turning Point is a 5-day leadership program for front-line staff designed to: increase self-awareness of personal leadership style, attitude, skills and behavioral impact on others; improve communication and relationship-building skills for inspiring, engaging and motivating others; build campus-wide networks and increase partnership, collaboration, and alignment with Cornell’s mission. $600