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Talent Development's September Courses

Thursday, September 14
Thursday, September 21
Tuesday, September 26
10am-12pm MGC 200
9am-1pm MGC 200
12pm-2pm McDowell Formal Lounge


Moving from Diversity to Inclusion in the Workplace

Human Resources is committed to facilitating opportunities to come together as a community to enrich personal experiences and workplace culture. In support of this, Talent Development (formerly Workplace Learning and Development) is proud to offer several new ways to engage in learning activities that promote important conversations around diversity and inclusion.

The HR Talent Development team is partnering with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) and TRG to present the second season of the Leadership Development Speaker Series. Over the next several months, five 90-minute sessions focused on diversity and inclusion topics, including race, bias, gender, and privilege will be delivered with the goal of raising awareness and encouraging dialogue throughout campus.

In addition to the speaker series, the HR Talent Development team is offering professional development courses that are focused on strengthening the diversity and inclusion core competency by building skills in awareness, self-exploration, and allyship. These courses are open to faculty and staff and currently span into the Spring.

View our 2017-2018 Diversity & Inclusion course catalog and register for courses and speaker series sessions in AsuccessfulU or email AsuccessfulU@american.edu.

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Professional Development Certificates for Capabilities

Professional Development Certificates are awarded upon completion of a series of specific courses intended to strengthen your skills and knowledge around a capability. Contact AsuccessfulU@american.edu for more information about certificates for capabilities. Select any 3 courses offered for a certificate and remember to register for your certificate.

Ethics and Integrity

Building Trust
Communicating with Impact (available online only)
Personal Empowerment: Using Your Initiative

Diversity and Inclusion

Communicating with Impact (available online only)
Creating Inclusive Communities-Working with Students
Exploring Intercultural Communications
Generations in the Workplace
Managing for Respect in the Workplace: We Need to MEET
Paving the Way: Working with First Generation College Students
Safe Space: Understanding LGBTQ Identities Workshop-Working with Students
Trans 101 Workshop-Working with Students
Unconscious Bias
Unmasking your Privilege Workshop-Working with Students
Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

Customer Support

Creating Inclusive Communities-Working with Students
Dealing with Out-of-Bounds Customers
Feedback: A Matter of Give and Take
Paving the Way: Working with First Generation College Students
Personal Empowerment: Using Your Initiative
Taking the HEAT (available online only)
The Art of Saying "No"

Innovation and Change

Creative Problem Solving for Individual Innovation
Critical Thinking for Peak Performance
Embracing Change
Giving and Receiving Ideas: How to Influence Acceptance and Realize Potential
Leadership: Creating the Climate for Innovation

Planning and Organizing

Fundamentals of Research Administration
Improving Personal Productivity
Managing Multiple Projects
Process Mapping
Project Management
Rational Decision Making
Research Administration Certification (RAC) Program
Taking Charge of Your Career Development

Problem Solving

5 Secrets of Resiliance
Creative Problem Solving for Individual Innovation
Critical Thinking for Peak Performance
Giving and Receiving Ideas: How to Influence Acceptance and Realize Potential
Rational Decision Making

Collaboration

Building Trust
Collaborating with SharePoint and Cloud Technology
Communicating with Impact (available online only)
DiSC
Emotional Intelligence for the Workplace
Essentials of Leadership (available online and in-person)
Handling Conflict in the Workplace
Introduction to Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
Personal Empowerment: Using Your Initiative
StrengthsFinder

Communication

Communicating with Impact (available online only)
Communication Styles
Political Savvy
Presenting Yourself with Impact
Tools for Crucial Conversations

Managerial Capabilities Certificate

People Management

Building Trust
Coaching for Results
Delegating for Results
Developing Others
Emotional Intelligence for the Workplace
Essentials of Leadership (available online or in-person)
Getting Started as a New Leader (available online only)
Introduction to Best Practices in Recruiting
Leading Change (available online only)
Maximizing Meeting Effectiveness
Managing for Respect in the Workplace: We Need to MEET
Situational Leadership

Additional Courses

Faculty and staff are invited to browse our entire selection of professional development and training opportunities in the Learning module of AsuccessfulU.