Professional Development Center: Events and Classes

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    • Managing Excellence: Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 1 (Leadership)

    • Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    •  In this two part series, attendees will explore various definitions of accountability and will discuss the personal, departmental, and organizational roadblocks that can prevent a culture of accountability.  Additionally, we will work to identify various accountability-destroying actions . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Influence: Harness Your Personal Power (Personal Progression)

    • Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    •  "An Influencer motivates others to change.  An Influencer replaces bad behaviors with powerful new skills.  An Influencer makes things happen." -Patterson, Grenny, Maxfield, McMillan, & Switzler This class will introduce attendees to powerful high-leverage behaviors . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • PDC Book Discussion: Presence (Personal Progression)

    • Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Join us for a small group discussion on Amy Cuddy's Presence:  Bringing your boldest self to your biggest challenges.  The author offers well researched, impassioned, and accessible writing that helps readers approach their biggest challenges with confidence instead of dread, and leave . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Office of Academic Advising 101 (Community)

    • Thursday, October 19th, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Join members of the Office of Academic Advising 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 Academic Advising? -What is the . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Suicide Prevention Training (Community)

    • Multiple dates & times
    •  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, . . .
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    • On Leadership - Part 2 (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 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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    • Time Management - Juggling Multiple Priorities (Personal Progression)

    • Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Do you have more to do than you can possibly accomplish? Do you struggle with knowing what to spend your time on? Are there too many competing demands for your time and attention?  Time management is a myth.  Time is a commodity that is given equally to all of us.  There is . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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    • Group Facilitation Skills (Communication)

    • Thursday, November 16th, 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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    • Article Discussion: The Authenticity Paradox (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • In this discussion we will review Herminia Ibarra's article The Authenticity Paradox.  The article outlines the difficulties that leaders may face with regard to authentic leadership.  What does it mean to be authentic and is authenticity always the best approach? Attendees are expected . . .
    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
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