CORE, which stands for “Cultivating our Organization to Realize Excellence,” was launched in September of 2011 as an outcome of the climate survey to offer more sustained developmental options for faculty and staff on campus.  CORE is built around 5 competencies that are meaningful and relevant to the campus:  communication, community, leadership, organizational acumen, and personal progression.  The CORE Program allows participants to recognize personal and professional strengths that can be applied to better themselves and the campus community.

The objective of CORE is to prepare faculty and staff to enhance their careers and to IMG_3336potentially assume new levels of leadership and responsibility as opportunities arise. Upon completion of this competency-based program, with optional certification, participants should be able to:

  • Communicate the CORE competencies that are critical to Wake Forest’s future strategic success
  • Recognize personal and professional strengths and apply them to better the campus community
  • Identify sources and resources for continued professional development

CORE Certification Recipients

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Showing events 1 - 10 of 12 unique titles ( a total of 16 sessions )

    • PDC Book Discussion: Quiet (Communication)

    • Tuesday, January 24th, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am
    •  Join us for a small group discussion of Susan Cain's Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking.  Cain combines research with personal experiences to outline our country's perceived preference for extroverted behavior.  The book also explores the true . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Article Discussion: The Secrets of Great Teamwork (Leadership)

    • 2 dates and times available
    •  In this discussion we will review Haas and Mortensen's article on The Secrets of Teamwork.  The article outlines measures for team effectiveness and enabling conditions that help teams attain high performance. The article can be found here.  Attendees are expected to have read the . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • CARE Team Overview

    • 2 dates and times available
    •  This session is an overview of the CARE Team. After the session, participants will gain an understanding of the role of the CARE Team at WFU and will be able to: - Identify 3 types of behaviors the Team seeks to address and evaluate – disruptive, troubling, and threatening behaviors - . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Managing Up (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, February 15th, 20179:30 am - 11:30 am
    •  This workshop will explore the art of building a strong professional relationship with your supervisor or manager.  Attendees will learn what Managing Up consists of and will also be able to identify behaviors that can hurt their ability to Manage Up.  The essence of Managing Up . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Suicide Prevention Training (Community)

    • 3 dates and times available
    •  Wake Forest University Counseling Center (UCC) staff are trained in suicide prevention and utilize the evidence-based CampusConnect:  A Suicide Prevention Training for Gatekeepers from Syracuse University. UCC staff  train members of the WFU community (faculty, staff, . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Winning with People: Part 3 (Communication)

    • Tuesday, March 7th, 20172:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    •  Using some of the elements established in John C. Maxwell's 25 Ways to Win with People, class attendees will discuss and focus on how we can better communicate with others and how we can form strong, lasting relationships.  Participants may find that the root of individual . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Wake Wake. . . . . Don't Tell Me! (Community)

    • Tuesday, March 14th, 201710:00 am - 11:30 am
    • This class, modeled after the popular NPR trivia show "Wait Wait. . . Don't Tell Me!", will offer a fun and competitive atmosphere for learning information about Dear Old Wake Forest.  We'll dive into the game-show environment and present broad topics about the history and culture of . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Blended Learning: Public Speaking (Communication)

    • Tuesday, March 28th, 20172:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Speeches, public speaking, and presentations are often an important part of the work that we do.  This learning experience will offer a review of public speaking fundamentals and an opportunity to practice what you learn.  Register for this event to gain experience and practice in a safe, . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Office of the Chaplain 101 (Community)

    • Thursday, March 30th, 20172:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    • Join members of the Office of Chaplain as they offer an introduction to their work and its impact on our students and the broader WFU community.  Additionally, facilitators may explore the following topics: -What is the mission of the Office of the Chaplain? -What is the history of the . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Listening In Layers (Communication)

    • Wednesday, April 5th, 20171:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    •  Do you really hear what’s being said to you? Do you respond in a way that satisfies a individual’s need to be heard? Studies show poor listening skills are often the cause of mistakes and problems that cost organizations more than $1 billion a day.  This interactive . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 409