Professional Development Center: Events and Classes

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    • Student-Centric: Turning Interruptions into Interactions (Community)

    • Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Too often students, visitors, and guests are seen as an interruption to our work, rather than the very purpose of it. Every single interaction with a customer has an impact, whether positive or negative. What first impression does your organization give? Learn the impact of getting it wrong as well . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Professionalism: Beyond Technical Skill (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    •  How do you define a professional?  Do you know one when you see one?  How do the professionals around you behave?  This workshop will explore the nature of professionalism from its technical roots to its broader implications on organizational culture.  Attendees will also . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Office of the Chaplain 101 (Community)

    • Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 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
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    • Wake Wake. . . Don't Tell Me! ZSR Edition

    • Thursday, June 8th, 2017 2:30 AM - 4:00 AM
    • A twist on a campus favorite!  This version of WWDTM has brand new questions and a special ZSR themed wild card round.  Come and learn about Wake Forest history, tradition, and culture in a gameshow modeled after the NPR show Wait Wait....Don't Tell Me.
    • Location: ZSR Library 476
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    • On Leadership - Part 1 (Leadership)

    • Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    • In his book On Leadership,  John W. Gardner outlines nine essential tasks of leadership.  The "On Leadership" series will explore those nine tasks, three at a time - and relate them to the work of leaders here at Wake Forest University.  Attendees will discuss and . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Winning with People: Part 1 (Communication)

    • Thursday, June 15th, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:30 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 happiness and . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Get SMART: Personal and Professional Goal-Setting (Communication)

    • Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    • This class will explore the many reasons why we set goals (personally and professionally) and why even the best thought out goals can fail.  Attendees will learn about the importance of setting SMART goals in order to help achieve desired objectives and outcomes. Discussion will include the . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • On Leadership - Part 2 (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • In his book On Leadership,  John W. Gardner outlines nine essential tasks of leadership.  The "On Leadership" series will explore those nine tasks, three at a time - and relate them to the work of leaders here at Wake Forest University.  Attendees will discuss and . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • On Leadership - Part 3 (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • In his book On Leadership,  John W. Gardner outlines nine essential tasks of leadership.  The "On Leadership" series will explore those nine tasks, three at a time - and relate them to the work of leaders here at Wake Forest University.  Attendees will discuss and . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Group Facilitation Skills (Communication)

    • Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • In our work, we're occassionally asked to facilitate group discussions among faculty, staff, students, alumni, or community members.  Navigating these discussions may come more easily to some than to others.  This workshop will review tools and skills that a facilitator uses to strengthen . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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