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Previously Offered CORE Topics

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Previously Offered CORE Topics

Classes Alphabetically

15 Tips for Enhancing Personal Productivity (Personal Progression)

An Introduction to Higher Education Administration (Community)

Appreciative Inquiry:  From Problems to Possibilities (Leadership)

Are You Change Ready? (Leadership)

Argumentation & Debate (Communication)

Beyond Eeny Meeny Mini Moe . . . Wise Decision Making (Leadership)

Building Trust (Personal Progression)

Business Writing for Results (Communication)

Career Development or Transition Using Wandering Maps (Personal Progression)

Career Planning:  The Art of Interviewing (Personal Progression)

Career Planning:  Concise, Convincing, and Captivating Cover Letters (Personal Progression)

Career Planning:  Developing an Effective Resume (Personal Progression)

Career Planning:  Managing Your Career (Personal Progression)

Cognos Financial Reporting Training (Organizational Acumen)

Conversations that Count (Communication)

Customer Service:  Robots and computers can’t do it.  Can you?  (Organization Acumen)

Deacon Depot Profile Setup Lab (Organizational Acumen)

Delegating for Results (Leadership)

Difficult Conversations (Communication)

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff (and it’s all small stuff) (Personal Progression)

Dynamic Presentations (Communication)

Effective Happiness Strategies:  How to make every day better (Personal Progression)

Effective Interviewing:  Presenting yourself Positively (Personal Progression)

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership (Leadership)

Engaging the Student Affairs Professional (Community)

Facing the Challenges (Personal Progression)

GateKeepers Workshop 1 (Community)

GateKeepers Workshop 2 (Community)

GateKeepers Workshop 3 (Community)

GateKeepers Encore (Community)

Get SMART:  Personal and Professional Goal-Setting (Communication)

Graylyn 101 (Community)

Habits:  Making Good Ones and Breaking Bad Ones (Personal Progression)

How Humor Can Keep You Healthy (Personal Progression)

How to Supervise Student Workers (Community)

Human Resources Road Show (Community)

Influence:  Harness Your Personal Power (Personal Progression)

Influencing without Arm-twisting (Communication)

Introduction to CORE (Organizational Acumen)

Introduction to Mindfulness (Personal Progression)

Introduction to WakeTemps (Organizational Acumen)

Leading Chance in the Workplace (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Coaching Your Team (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 1 (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 2 (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Diversity and Inclusion (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Giving Effective and Continual Feedback (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Flexing Your Leadership Style (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Navigating Recruiting & Hiring (Organizational Acumen)

Managing Excellence:  Rewards and Recognition (Leadership)

Managing Excellence:  Using a Coaching Style in Leadership ( Leadership)

Managing Up (Leadership)

Meaningful Meetings (Communication)

Mindfulness Awareness Group – MAG (Personal Progression)

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (R) Workshop (Personal Progression)

No Need to be a Superhero:  Finding Balance during the Holidays (Personal Progression)

NOVATime Time and Attendance for Non-Exempt Staff & Student Employees (Organizational Acumen)

NOVATime Time and Attendance for Supervisors (Organizational Acumen)

Office of Personal & Career Development 101 (Community)

PDC Article Discussion:  The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis (Leadership)

PDC Book Discussion:  Choke (Personal Progression)

PDC Book Discussion:  Choosing Civility (Community)

PDC Book Discussion:  Decisive (Leadership)

PDC Book Discussion:  Quiet (Communication)

PDC Book Discussion:  Switch (Leadership)

PDC Book Discussion:  The Five Dysfunctions of a Team (Leadership)

PDC Book Discussion:  Unthink (Personal Progression)

PDC Book e-Discussion:  Give and Take (Personal Progression)

Personal Organization (Personal Progression)

Personal & Professional Mentoring (Leadership)

Practical Problem-Solving (Communication)

Pro Humanitate Institute 101 (Community)

Professionalism:  Beyond Technical Skill (Leadership)

Productivity:  Tips for Mastering Workflow (Personal Progression)

PTO Management Using NOVATime for Exempt Staff Employees (Organizational Acumen)

Public Speaking and Presentations (Communication)

Qualtrics Basic Training (Organizational Acumen)

Recognizing and Responding to Concerning Behavior (Organizational Acumen)

Residence Life & Housing 101 (Community)

Resolving Conflict:  No Boxing Gloves Necessary (Leadership)

Resumes:  A Living Document (Personal Progression)

Reynolda House 101 (Community)

Safe Zone Training (Community)

Sharing the Passion (Organizational Acumen)

Shots Fired on Campus (Community)

Strategic Staffing Series Part 1:  The Fundamentals of Openhire (Organizational Acumen)

Strategic Staffing Series Part 2:  The Art of Interviewing (Organizational Acumen)

Strategic Staffing Series Part 3:  Rolling out the RedCarpet (Organizational Acumen)

Strategic Staffing Series Part 4:  Basics of Compensation (Organizational Acumen)

Suicide Prevention Training (Community)

Supervising Student Workers (Community)

The Art and Power of a Thank You Note (Communication)

The Art of Being Content (Personal Progression)

The History of Wake Forest University I:  The Tribble Years (1948-1967) (Community)

The History of Wake Forest University II:  The Scales Years (1967-1983) (Community)

The History of Wake Forest University III:  The Hearn Years (1983-2005) (Community)

The Importance of Image (Communication)

Time Management:  Juggling Multiple Priorities (Personal Progression)

Turning Down the Heat:  Tips for Avoiding Burnout (Personal Progression)

Unleashing the Power of Personality at Work (Leadership)

Undergraduate Admissions 101 (Community)

Using Social Media to Effectively Market your Wake Forest Event (Organizational Acumen)

Wake the Beautiful:  Examining Eating Disorders and Over Exercising on College Campuses (Community)

Wake Wake. . . . Don’t Tell Me!  (Community)

Wake Wake. . . . Don’t Tell Me!  The Sequel! (Community)

WFU Alumni 101 (Community)

Winning with People Part 1 (Communication)

Winning with People Part 2 (Communication)

Winning with People Part 3 (Communication)

Work as a Spiritual Practice (Personal Progression)

Working as a Team (Leadership)

Writing Stories:  Beginnings (Personal Progression)

Written Communication Part 1:  Writing Effective E-mail (Communication)

ZSR 101 (Community)

 

Classes by Competency

  • Communication

Argumentation & Debate

Business Writing for Results

Conversations that Count

Difficult Conversations

Dynamic Presentations

Get SMART:  Personal and Professional Goal-Setting

Influencing without Arm-Twisting

Meaningful Meetings

PDC Book Discussion:  Quiet

Practical Problem-Solving

Public Speaking and Presentations

The Art and Power of a Thank You Note

The Importance of Image

Winning with People Part 1

Winning with People Part 2

Winning with People Part 3

Written Communication Part 1:  Writing Effective E-mail

  • Community

An Introduction to Higher Education Administration

Engaging the Student Affairs Professional

GateKeepers Workshop 1

GateKeepers Workshop 2

GateKeepers Workshop 3

GateKeepers Encore

Graylyn 101

How to Supervise Student Workers

Human Resources Road Show

Office of Personal & Career Development 101

PDC Book Discussion:  Choosing Civility

Pro Humanitate Institute 101

Residence Life & Housing 101

Reynolda House 101

Safe Zone Training

Shots Fired on Campus

Suicide Prevention Training

Supervising Student Workers

The History of Wake Forest University I:  The Tribble Years (1948-1967)

The History of Wake Forest University II:  The Scales Years (1967-1983)

The History of Wake Forest University III:  The Hearn Years (1983-2005)

Undergraduate Admissions 101

Using Social Media to Effectively Market your Wake Forest Event

Wake the Beautiful:  Examining Eating Disorders and Over Exercising on College Campuses

Wake Wake. . . . Don’t Tell Me!

Wake Wake. . . . Don’t Tell Me!  The Sequel!

WFU Alumni 101

ZSR 101

  • Leadership

Are You Change Ready?

Appreciative Inquiry:  From Problems to Possibilities

Beyond Eeny Meeny Mini Moe. . . . Wise Decision Making

Delegating for Results

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Leading Change in the Workplace

Managing Excellence:  Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 1

Managing Excellence:  Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 2

Managing Excellence:  Coaching Your Team

Managing Excellence:  Diversity and Inclusion

Managing Excellence:  Flexing your leadership style

Managing Excellence:  Giving Effective and Continual Feedback

Managing Excellence:  Rewards and Recognition

Managing Excellence:  Using a Coaching Style in Leadership

Managing Up

PDC Article Discussion:  The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

PDC Book Discussion:  Decisive

PDC Book Discussion:  Switch

PDC Book Discussion:  The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Personal & Professional Mentoring

Professionalism:  Beyond Technical Skill

Resolving Conflict:  No Boxing Gloves Necessary

Unleashing the Power of Personality at Work

Working as a Team

  • Organizational Acumen

Cognos Financial Reporting Training

Customer Service:  Roberts and Computers can’t do it.  Can you?

Deacon Depot Profile Setup Lab

Introduction to CORE

Introduction to WakeTemps

Managing Excellence:  Navigating Recruiting & Hiring

NOVATime Time and Attendance for Non-Exempt Staff & Student Employees

NOVATime Time and Attendance for Supervisors

PTO Management Using NOVATime for Exempt Staff Employees

Qualtrics Basic Training

Recognizing and Responding to Concerning Behavior

Sharing the Passion

Strategic Staffing Series Part 1:  The Fundamentals of Openhire

Strategic Staffing Series Part 2:  The Art of Interviewing

Strategic Staffing Series Part 3:  Rolling out the RedCarpet

Strategic Staffing Series Part 4:  Basics of Compensation

  • Personal Progression

15 Tips for Enhancing Personal Productivity

Building Trust

Career Development or Transition Using Wandering Maps

Career Planning:  The Art of Interviewing

Career Planning:  Concise, Convincing, and Captivating Cover Letters

Career Planning:  Developing an Effective Resume

Career Planning:  Managing Your Career

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff (and it’s all small stuff)

Effective Happiness Strategies: How to Make Every Day Better

Effective Interviewing:  Presenting yourself Positively

Facing the Challenges

Habits:  Making Good Ones and Breaking Bad Ones

Influence:  Harness Your Personal Power

Introduction to Mindfulness

Mindfulness Awareness Group – MAG

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (R) Workshop

No Need to be a Superhero:  Finding Balance during the Holidays

PDC Book Discussion:  Choke

PDC Book Discussion:  Unthink

PDC Book e-Discussion:  Give and Take

Productivity:  Tips for Mastering Workflow

Resumes:  A Living Document

The Art of Being Content

Time Management:  Juggling Multiple Priorities

Turning Down the Heat:  Tips for Avoiding Burnout

Work as a Spiritual Practice

Writing Stories:  Beginnings