Upcoming Programs

Click the links below to view full program details and to register For programs that have already occurred, you may click to view more about the program and register for the Interest List which will notify you the next time this program is available. If you have any questions, please contact us at TalentMgmt@psu.edu.

Project Managment Series
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Project Management Series            (4 Sessions)

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

Friday, March 20, 2020

Friday, March 27, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building
February Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format
Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:00 to 9:00 am via Zoom
Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:00 to 10:00 am via Zoom
Subtle Slights: Understanding the Impact of Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions Tuesday, February 11, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 - 331 Building

Records Management at Penn State: Getting Your files Organized the Easy Way

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:30 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building 

Records Management at Penn State: Getting Your files Organized the Easy Way (Zoom)

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:30 to 4:00 pm via Zoom
Employee Engagement Strategies to Build an Effective Team Thursday, February 13, 2020 1:30 to 4:30 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building 
Employee Engagement Strategies to Build an Effective Team (Zoom) Thursday, February 13, 2020 1:30 to 4:30 pm viz Zoom
Improving Your Professional Writing Skills Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:00 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building 
Improving Your Professional Writing Skills (Zoom) Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:00 to 11:30 am via Zoom
Dealing Positively with Challenging People & Situations Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:00 to Noon Room 125 A/B - 331 Building
Applying Pedagogy and Andragogy Practices to Foster an Inclusive Environment Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building
Overview of Penn State Policies Wednesday, February 26, 2020 10:00 to 11:30 am via Zoom
Creating a Healthy Work Environment Begins with YOU Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:00 to 4:30 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building 
Creating a Healthy Work Environment Begins with YOU (Zoom) Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:00 to 4:30 pm via Zoom
       
March Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format
Green Teams: Engaging the Penn State Community in Sustainability Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:00 to 1:00 pm viz Zoom
Green Paws Program: Create a Sustainable Office One Step at a Time  Tuesday, March 3, 2020 1:00 to 2:00 pm via Zoom

Wisdom of the Ages: Applying Generational Concepts at Work

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:00 to 11:00 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Effective Meeting Facilitation

Thursday, March 5, 2020 9:30 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Run Hide Fight - Surviving an Active Attacker

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 2:00 to 3:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Preventing Sexual and Gender-based Behavior from Reaching the Threshold of Harassment

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 9:00 to 11:00 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Demonstrating Leadership in Your Sphere of Influence

Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:30 to Noon Room 125 A/B - 331 Building 

Demonstrating Leadership in Your Sphere of Influence (Zoom)

Thursday, March 12, 2020 9:30 to Noon via Zoom

STARTING LINE: Beginning to Save for Retirement

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 10:00 to 11:30 am via Zoom

Getting to Know the LRN - How to Access and Navigate on Demand/Online Trainings in the and Free Online Books

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 2:00 to 3:00 pm via Zoom
April Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Subtle Slights: Understanding the Impact of Unconscious Bias and Microaggressions

Thursday, April 2, 2020 9:00 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building
Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement (Zoom) Tuesday, April 7, 2020 2:00 to 3:30 pm via Zoom

Becoming an Active Witness Who Hears, Sees, Feels and Does

Monday, April 13, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Stress Management

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:30 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Becoming the Leader You were Born to Be

Monday, April 20, 2020 9:00 to Noon Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Becoming the Leader You were Born to Be

Monday, April 20, 2020 9:00 to Noon via Zoom

Getting to Know the LRN - How to Access and Navigate on Demand/Online Trainings in the and Free Online Books

Thursday, April 23, 2020 10:00 to 11:00 am via Zoom

Domestic Violence Awareness

Monday, April 27, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building
May Seminars & Workshops
Course Name Date Time Location/Format

Effective Meeting Facilitation

Friday, May 1, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Effective Meeting Facilitation (Zoom)

Friday, May 1, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm via Zoom

Getting to Know the LRN - How to Access and Navigate on Demand/Online Trainings in the and Free Online Books

Tuesday, May 7, 2020 9:00 to 10:00 am via Zoom

The Impact of Culture Enlargement on How to Understand the Other (Cultural Competency)

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:00 to 4:00 pm Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

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

Fiday, May 15, 2020 9:00 to 11:30 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Run Hide Fight - Surviving an Active Attacker

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 10:00 to 11:00 am Room 125 A/B - 331 Building

Business Skills Courses

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