COVID-19 Pandemic: Professional Development Winter Series for Faculty and Staff

Bring your best professional self to whatever 2021 holds. Join Organization Development for  Professional Development Winter Series to discover and share best practices on the challenges, changes, and choices facing us. The goal of these sessions is to share creative ideas, unearth best practices, provide coaching, and to answer questions you may have as you embrace the changes that come with working remotely. The following workshops are scheduled for virtual presentation. Additionally, you can visit the FSDP web page for general FSDP content and information and the Organization Development web page for more learning and development resources.


Vibrant Virtual Meetings

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Time: 10–11:00 a.m.
Location: Virtual – This workshop will be presented using GoToWebinar

Who Should Attend: All faculty and staff

Zoom fatigue no more. Make them actually look forward to your meetings. In this session, gather ideas and inspiration to make the virtual meetings you host more engaging, enjoyable, and productive. Learn ways to speak up and contribute more meaningfully to the online meetings you attend as a participant as well.

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Better Balance: Leveling the Work-Life Scale

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 1–2:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual – This workshop will be presented using GoToWebinar

Who Should Attend: All faculty and staff

We all seek it: Work-life balance. For many of us, the conditions of the past year have made this quest even more critical. This workshop offers insights and best practices while guiding participants in self-reflection and planning exercises designed to put wisdom into practice for a calmer and more functional schedule.

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Leading from Where You Are

Date: Thursday, March 4, 2021
Time: 10–11:00 a.m.
Location: Virtual – This workshop will be presented using GoToWebinar

Who Should Attend: All faculty and staff

Did you know you don’t have to be a “leader” to lead? Regardless of title, we all can play an influential role in whatever capacities we serve. This session explores the mindsets and approaches we can take to inspire positive change in our teams, our organizations, and in ourselves – from right where we are.

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