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The Best Team Wins

University Staff Professional Development Committee and Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee invite all university employees to join them on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 in the Christie Theatre from 1-3 p.m. for “The Best Team Wins” presented by Randy Fox. Randy Fox is a former corporate executive, professional speaker, author and NCAA basketball official that believes success is not a solo effort and that together everyone accomplishes more. This workshop will focus on the power of appreciation, the importance of playing your part, and learning how persistence and overcoming obstacles increases your likelihood of success.

Registration is appreciated by April 25, 2016: http://uwgreenbay.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6nakJjwZryXwPVH

Questions may be directed to the chairs of USPDC and ASPDPC, Teri Ternes (ternest@uwgb.edu) or Jena Richter (richterj@uwgb.edu)

Professional Development Workshops – Spring 2016

Save the Date(s)! University Staff Professional Development Committee and Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee present Spring Semester 2016 Professional Development opportunities available to Academic & University Staff:

 

“Adventures in Team Building,” presented by: Ed Richmond

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 2 – 4 p.m.

Special Events Room, Kress Events Center

 

“The Best Team Wins,” presented by: Randy Fox

Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 1 – 3 p.m.

Christie Theatre, University Union

 

“Have a Ball! Create an Oasis of Engagement,” Jayne Morgan

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

(Brown bag lunch, 12 – 12:30 p.m.)

Phoenix Room B, University Union

 

For further details on each presentation and speakers: Upcoming Professional Development Workshops – Spring 2016

StrengthsQuest Codes Available

Were you unable to attend the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee’s December workshop Focusing on Strengths (not Weaknesses!) to Optimize Results?

Good news: Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee has 20 codes for Academic Staff members to take the on-line assessment, StrengthsQuest, that was referenced in the Focusing on Strengths workshop! The StrengthsQuest assessment is an on-line tool for identifying and maximizing our biggest strengths. Knowledge of your strengths is beneficial as it allows you to maximize your potential and work better in teamwork settings.

To register to receive a code to complete the 30-minute StrengthsQuest assessment, please register here by Thursday, February 25: http://uwgreenbay.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0jNhTSFkclBAYst

Codes to take the assessment are available to the first 20 respondents and will be distributed Friday, February 26, 2016. If you receive a StrengthsQuest code, you will be asked to use it by Friday, March 18 2016.

There will not be a workshop to accompany this distribution of StrengthsQuest codes, but after taking the assessment, you are provided with reading materials and Lisa Tetzloff, Director of Student Life and December’s speaker on the topic is available as a resource.

Please contact Jena Richter (richterj@uwgb.edu) if you have any questions!

Dealing with Disruption

Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee and University Staff Professional Development Committee invite the UW-Green Bay campus community to register today for “Dealing with Disruption,” a professional development opportunity!

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Presented by: members of Counseling and Health Center, Public Safety, and the Dean of Students office

Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 2-3:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room C

Have you ever been seriously concerned for a student, co-worker, maybe even a friend or family member and been unclear on a course of action? Have you thought of your personal safety and those around you in times of workplace disruption? Mental health issues, stressful life circumstances, or odd behaviors do exist in our own lives and as part of the campus community regardless of our best efforts to prevent or control them. Dealing with Disruption will help you recognize when to be concerned, what to do, or not do, and who you can call for help. This professional development opportunity will encourage discussion between you and your officemates on plans of action for personal safety. Please join members from the Counseling and Health Center, Public Safety and the Dean of Students office for this presentation so that you can assist yourself, students and your co-workers. The entire campus community is invited. Registration is appreciated.

Register here

Focusing on Strengths (Not Weaknesses!) to Optimize Results

Academic Staff are invited to join the Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 12 – 1 p.m. in University Union Room 103 for

Focusing on Strengths (Not Weaknesses!) to Optimize Results

Presented by: Lisa Tetzloff, Director of Student Life

All registered participants will receive a FREE code to take the half-hour StrengthsFinder assessment. StrengthsFinder is a widely used online tool for identifying and maximizing our biggest strengths. Organizers request that participants take this assessment prior to Tuesday, November 8 at noon (so Lisa may review the groups results) and bring the list of their indicated Top 5 strengths. At the session, we will learn what your strengths mean and how to use them to your and any group’s advantage. Light refreshments will be provided. Feel free to bring your lunch.

We hope to see you there! To register, click here. Code to take StrengthsFinder assessment will be distributed Tuesday, December 1, 2015 via email.

Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace

Join The Academic Staff and University Staff Professional Development Programming Committees on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 10 a.m. – noon in Alumni A/B Rooms for

Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace

Presented by: Theresa Zimmerman

Managers of today are required to lead in a rapidly transforming world of work. The world has gotten smaller, globalization has taken hold and demographics continue to shift. Remaining resilient during this century and beyond will require a fresh perspective blending multiple generations and cultures. This workshop will take participants beyond the traditional concept of diversity.

We hope to see you there! To RSVP, click here.

Introduction to Shared Governance

Friday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m. in the Christie Theatre

All Academic Staff are encouraged to attend this introduction (or refresher) run through about shared governance and how and why you should get involved. Then stick around for the Academic Staff Spring Assembly at 3:00 PM.

Register here!

Brought to you by the AS Professional Development Programming, AS Leadership and Involvement Committees and Human Resources

 

The Art of Coaching

Join The Academic Staff and University Staff Professional Development Programming Committees on Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 10 a.m. – noon in Alumni A/B Rooms for

The Art of Coaching

There has been a great deal of research on what followers are looking for in a leader.  In the Art of Coaching, we will look at this research and each person will take a look at their own coaching style as well as receive some practical tips on discovering the coaching styles of others as well as how they want to be coached.

Presented by: Ben Fauske

Ben Fauske is the President of RISE Leadership, invested in serving leaders so that great teams win. With over 15 years of practical leadership experience and extensive training in change management and communication, Ben delivers a unique blend of theory and practice. He was the Director of Organizational Development for a Canadian-based multi-national corporation with over 1100 employees, leading the training and leadership development process from the executive level to the shop floor. Ben also specialized in culture development and performance management as he has designed talent and culture assessments for employee engagement and team development. Organizations looking to implement strategy, increase employee engagement, and drive productivity have found significant results in the customized process. Ben has worked with startups, non-profits, governmental agencies, and large corporations. His clients describe him as passionate, invested, and committed to the process of individual and organizational development.

We hope to see you there! To RSVP, click here.

Influence Without Authority

Join The Academic Staff and University Staff Professional Development Programming Committees on Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 10 a.m. – noon in Alumni A/B Rooms for

Influence Without Authority

“Getting things done in any organization often requires you to exercise influence to get tasks and projects accomplished even when you may not have a formal authority to mandate action. Whether you are stuck in an organizational hierarchy or an ad hoc team, you need to be able to influence the actions of your team members to ensure the successful completion of the task at hand.”

Presented by: Jamie Schramm

Jamie Schramm is an organizational development specialist, currently the Employee Development Coach at Kohler Credit Union. He delivers organizational development expertise from the manufacturing, financial services, and higher education sectors. As an MBA graduate of Lakeland College, he combines both a hands-on understanding of relevant business issues combined with a realization that learning and developing ourselves is a life-long endeavor. His workshops have received high marks from traditional and nontraditional college students, young professionals networks, small business owners, executives, and nonprofit professionals.

We hope to see you there! To RSVP, click here.

Transforming Workplace Conflict

Join The Academic Staff and University Staff Professional Development Programming Committees on Thursday, January 15 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Phoenix Room C for

 Transforming Workplace Conflict

Presented by Tim Pflieger

“Conflicts are inevitable in any organization. Learn effective ways of addressing group and interpersonal differences. Thoughout this workshop, you will define partnership and the relationship of conflict within partnership.”

We hope to see you there! To RSVP, click here.