University Services Course Catalog

Fall 2021 Courses

Talent & Organizational Development is pleased to announce some fall learning opportunities for University Services team members. These courses are designed to allow members of our organization to build the skills and competencies necessary to meet the needs of our growing campus.

You are invited and encouraged to register for and participate in the courses below. Each class will be offered virtually and you will receive a link to the course in advance of the program date.

To register: Contact Marielisa Glass at [email protected] or by calling 8-3689. Be sure to confirm your participation with your manager before registering for the courses.


 

Art of Delegation

Clear guidelines on how to delegate effectively can increase the success of delegation and build confidence for both managers and direct reports.

This program is intended for supervisors and managers who have delegating responsibilities to their direct reports. Supervisors and managers learn eight steps to delegating effectively.

Dates (two half-day sessions) – November 9 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. & November 10, from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Facilitated by Ed Andriessen, Mercer Institute.
Ed is a consultant, speaker, and trainer for a variety of companies and educational organizations.


Effective Mentoring

In this program, potential mentors and proteges are introduced to a mentoring program model that describes the four significant developmental phases in the mentoring process.

Dates (two half-day sessions)– November 17 & 18, from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., each day

Facilitated by Ed Andriessen, Mercer Institute.
Ed is a consultant, speaker, and trainer for a variety of companies and educational organizations.


Stress Management

This stress management program is designed to enable participants to identify the stress in their lives, understand how these stressors affect them, and to learn a variety of coping strategies. Topics include discussing the difference between stress management and stress reduction as well as monitoring measuring what works and what does not. 

Date - December 1, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Facilitated by Ed Andriessen, Mercer Institute.
Ed is a consultant, speaker, and trainer for a variety of companies and educational organizations.


Negotiation Skills

Whether it is navigating the sale of a piece of equipment, funding a new project or establishing staffing resources for a business unit, negotiation is at the heart of the process. However, few people understand the structure, techniques, and approaches available when they seek to positively influence an outcome. This negotiations overview session gives you step-by-step strategies for effective negotiation. This approach focuses on preparation, problem solving, communication and ultimately, achieving positive results for all parties.

Date - December 2, from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Facilitated by Ed Andriessen, Mercer Institute.
Ed is a consultant, speaker, and trainer for a variety of companies and educational organizations.


Registration: Contact Marielisa Glass at [email protected] or by calling 8-3689. Be sure to confirm your participation with your manager before registering for the courses.


 

Reminders

  • Need to prepare for an upcoming speech or presentation? Want to improve your workplace writing skills? Interested in one-on-one coaching for public speaking and writing? Be sure to reach out to the Princeton Writes program and schedule an appointment with either John Weeren or Stephanie Whetstone and receive the support you’re seeking. One-on-one assistance focused on both the written and spoken word can be arranged at any time.  Learn more at https://pwrites.princeton.edu/about-us/
     
  • LinkedIn Learning - Learn Any Time, Any Where – https://linkedinlearning.princeton.edu 

    Fall is the perfect time to check out what LinkedIn Learning has to offer. FREE to all members of the campus community, with LinkedIn Learning you will experience learning tailored to you with personized course recommendations.