Professional Development

Professional Development

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UWM is proud to announce that it will provide professional development opportunities for all employees, including training specifically for supervisors, during the 2019-20 academic year.

All professional development sessions will be held on campus, in the Golda Meir Library’s 4th Floor Conference Center, except as noted below.

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General Sessions for all Employees

Each of the sessions below has a capacity of 40 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Participation in the sessions is on a voluntary basis, with supervisory approval.

Employees should discuss any training plans and dates with their supervisor to ensure there is adequate coverage. To the extent that it is possible and practical, supervisors are encouraged to allow their staff to participate in professional development opportunities.

Team Building: You Can Lead From Any Level of an Organization

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitators:

Gina Halenka and Tim Danielson

Description:

Learn about behaviors that promote a stronger team and how you can lead those behaviors.

Successfully Managing Change

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitator:

Dan Krueger

Description:

As Geddy Lee sang in a famous Rush song, “He knows changes aren’t permanent, but change is!” With the frequency and pace of change ever present and changing, participation in this session will help make sense of it all.

Taking Control of Your Own Career

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitators:

Gina Halenka, Linda Woods, Dan Schaff

Description:

Come and learn strategies to take greater control of your own career, including items like the “imposter syndrome” and the importance of competencies.

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Sessions For Supervisors

Each of the sessions for supervisors has a capacity of 30 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

As was established in 2018-19, all individuals new to supervision at UWM are required to complete all of the sessions for supervisors over a two year period.

Productive Performance Management

Thursday, October 10, 2019

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

UWM Student Union, Wisconsin Room Lounge

Facilitators:

Joely Urdan and Karen Massetti-Moran

Description:

Recognize strategies to inspire great performance and confront issues.

Understanding the Employee Disciplinary Process

Thursday, November 14, 2019

9:00 A.M. – Noon

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitators:

Donna McGee and Kurt Hennemann

Description:

Review UWM’s disciplinary process for all employee categories.

Successfully Navigating Ethical Issues

Thursday, December 12, 2019

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitator:

Jennifer Herzog

Description:

In an environment that is ever increasing compliance, our ability to navigate ethical issues successfully is critical.


Creating Conditions that Motivate

Thursday, January 9, 2020

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitators:

Joe LeMire, Julie Bonner, Tim Danielson

Description:

Learn the tools to create conditions that foster motivated and engaged employees.

Understanding Complex Compliance Requirements

Thursday, February 13, 2020

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitators:

Kirstin Goetz and Kurt Hennemann

Description:

Learn the compliance obligations under Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other compliance items.

Successfully Managing Conflict

Thursday, March 12, 2020

9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

Facilitator:

Dan Krueger

Description:

Gain strategies to successfully manage conflict you or colleagues may be involved in.


The Importance of Inclusivity at UWM

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Golda Meir Library, Conference Center, 4th floor

9:00 A.M. – Noon

Facilitator:

Jamie Cimpl-Wiemer

Description:

Being inclusive is woven into the fabric of UWM and provides great advantages to our institution. Learn how you can make UWM even more inclusive.

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