Leadership and Employee Development (LED) is holding the following workshops:
Improve your attitude about time management by setting goals that set a balance between your personal and professional roles. Establish priorities while learning how to distinguish between what is important vs. what is urgent, and develop action plans quickly and efficiently.
Tuesday Oct. 6
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Bring your lunch and take an hour to learn about Living Well with Stress. Workplace stress can be triggered by many sources. When combined with the pressures and responsibilities outside of work, employees may experience high levels of stress in their daily routine. This session will teach participants how to effectively manage stress for optimal health, well-being, and workplace productivity.
Wednesday Oct. 14
Noon to 1 p.m.
When faced with challenging situations, the ability to communicate effectively becomes the key to a resolution. In this half-day program, learn to overcome these challenges and improve relationships with co-workers, employees, and customers.
Wednesday Oct. 21
9 a.m. to noon
Solid communication skills are necessary for personal and professional success. In this four-part series, the three key elements of communication (listening, verbal, and writing) are addressed, as well as their application in the classroom. These sessions will take place at Newnham campus.
Tuesday Oct. 27
Listening - 9 a.m. to noon
Verbal - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday Oct 28
Writing - 9 a.m. to noon
Communication in the Classroom - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Jeannette Hay, Professional Organizing Consultant, will provide tips and strategies to help organize your environment, both at Seneca and at home. Learn practical steps to increase your productivity, enhance your concentration, lessen your stress, and simplify your life.
Thursday Nov. 12
9 a.m. to noon
Bring your lunch and take an hour to learn about Dealing with Difficult Personalities. This seminar will look at the distinction between difficult behaviour and difficult people and provide participants with strategies to respond effectively to challenging situations with a focus on assertive communication.
Tuesday Nov. 17
Noon to 1 p.m.
Preparing for retirement? Be sure to attend this retirement planning session and put all the pieces together. Representatives from the CAAT Pension Plan and the HR Pension team will provide answers to the questions you may have about your pension and benefits as you transition from employment to retirement.
Wednesday Nov. 18
Thursday Nov. 26
9: am-12: p.m.
Briefing notes are used to communicate important information to stakeholders clearly and concisely. Improve your skills so you can plan and write briefing notes that are useful and effective for all audiences and subject matters. In this workshop, you will learn how to:
- improve your communication planning techniques
- develop your skills as a writer and researcher
- analyze target audiences
Tuesday Nov. 24
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Registration for these workshops is required in PD Tracking.