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August Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Equity Action Resource Team Training (EART)

October 2019 N/A UP - 508 Rider
September Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Improving Your Professional Writing Skills (COM-100)

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 9:30 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Safety and Security for Office Personnel

Thursday, September 5, 2019 10:00 to 11:00 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Authentic Leadership and Influence

Thursday, September 5, 2019 1:30 to 4:30 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Purchasing Card Reconciler Training

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:00 to 10:30 am Via Zoom

Time Management

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:00 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Time Management

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 10:00 to 11:30 am Via Zoom

Mindfulness at Work

Thursday, September 19, 2019 1:30 to 4:30 pm Room 205LL - 330 Building

Subtle Slights: Understanding the Impact of Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions

Monday, September 23, 2019 10:00 am to Noon Room 125 A/B - 331 Building
Authentic Leadership & Influence Tuesdsay, September 24, 2019 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm Room 12 A/B - 331 Building

Records Management at Penn State: Getting your Files Organized the Easy Way

Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:30 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Records Management at Penn State: Getting your Files Organized the Easy Way

Thursday, September 26, 2019 9:30 to 11:30 am Via Zoom

 

 


 

October Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Improving Your Professional Writing Skills (COM-100)

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Improving Your Professional Writing Skills (COM-100)

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 pm Via Zoom

Mindfulness at Work

Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:30 to 4:30 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Mindfulness at Work

Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:30 to 4:30 pm Via Zoom

Widsdom of the Ages: Applying Generational Concepts at Work

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 9:00 to 11:00 am Room 205LL - 330 Building

Workplace Civility: Promoting a Climate and Culture of Respect and Inclusion

Friday, October 11, 2019 1:30 to 3:30 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Sexual Harassment: Awareness and Prevention

Monday, October 14, 2019 9:30 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building
Dealing Positively with Challenging People and Situations Wednesday, October 16, 2019 9:00 am to NOON Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Project Management Series     (4 Sessions)

**Note: You must be able to attend all 4 sessions to receive credit for participating in the series.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

Friday, November 8, 2019

2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

 

 

November Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Purchasing Card Reconciler Training

Thursday, November 7, 2019 2:00 to 3:30 pm Via Zoom

Time Management

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:00 to 3:30 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Time Management

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 2:00 to 3:30 pm Via Zoom

Overview of Penn State's Policies and Procedures

Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:00 to 11:00 am Zoom

Sexual Harassment: Awareness and Prevention

Friday, November 15, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Wisdom of the Ages: Applying Generational Concepts at Work

Monday, November 18, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Run, Hide, Fight: Surviving and Active Attacker

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:30 to 2:30 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

 

 

December Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

S.A.F.E. Self Awareness and Familiarization Exchange

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Subtle Slights: Understanding the Impact of Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions

Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Workplace Civility: Promoting a Climate and Culture of Respect and Inclusion

Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:00 to 11:00 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building