Professional Development for Staff

Workshops

Performance Partnership for Staff

Monthly: January through May

The Staff session is designed to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member, is productive and effective.


Remitted Tuition Benefit Information Session Brown Bag

Feb. 25

This information session is designed to provide an overview of the Remitted Tuition Benefit Program at Syracuse University. Experts from Human Resources, University College, the Bursar’s office, Payroll, and Financial Aid will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Whether you are new to the University or have been here for a while, it’s never too late to take advantage of this wonderful benefit. All benefit eligible employees and retirees are encouraged to attend.


Rethinking the Disability Paradigm: The University Community Working Together

Feb. 26 and Mar. 17

What do you need to know about disabled students and co-workers? This workshop will answer this question and many more that you didn’t know to ask!


Clery Disclosure Act Workshop

Spring 2020: Various Dates

This workshop will provide an overview of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, which requires colleges and universities to report crime and safety information for their campus communities.


Building Awareness and Confidence in Using Pronouns & Preferred Names

Date: TBD

This workshop will provide an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity.  Learn more about why they are important, in a safe workshop space with open dialogue.


Now Offering New Online Short Courses

Syracuse University is excited to announce we now offer continuing education for working professionals in the form of short courses. These flexible online courses are designed to strengthen your leadership capabilities and expand your expertise, positioning you for success in your career. We currently offer two courses through the Martin J. Whitman School of Business, and one course through the School of Information Studies — both with multiple start dates throughout the year.


Gallup StrengthsFinder Team Workshop

In the StrengthsFinder Team Workshop, we use the Gallup StrengthsFinder 2.0 book and the results from each team member’s StrengthsFinder assessment to discuss how each person can use their top five strengths to enhance their individual and team effectiveness. This workshop will help you and your team identify your strengths and create a culture where strengths thrive.


Presentation and Speaking Skills

Are you looking to increase your presentation or speaking skills, or to build and/or enhance your leadership skills?  If so, then consider joining the local Toastmasters group.  More than 300,000 individuals participate in Toastmasters worldwide – it is an affordable, encouraging, and self-paced program that works, whether you are nervous about speaking in public or whether you are confident and looking to increase your skills.  See for yourself by visiting any of the Orange Orators Toastmasters group meetings – no appointment or obligation required.


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