Meetings and events are already making it onto calendars for 2022. Reserve time for professional and personal development by registering for spring programs now and save the date on your calendar.
Organization & Employee Development (OED) develops and implements solutions to improve the effectiveness and engagement of individuals, teams and departments. OED courses range from leadership development to workplace skills, and are designed to build skills and knowledge in workplace trends and needs.
Are you interested in becoming an ally? You can start by learning the three basic steps to defining your allyship journey.
- Virtual/Online: Feb.23; 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.; Zoom
- On-Campus/In-Person: Apr. 12; 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.; Administrative and Research Center 346
The purpose of Becoming an Inclusive Leader series is to provide supervisors, managers, leaders and aspiring leaders at CU Boulder with the knowledge and skills to lead their teams to be more inclusive and equitable, as well as the ability to create a sense of belonging among team members.
- Virtual: Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15; 11:00 - 12:00 p.m. each day
CliftonStrengths™ for Faculty & Staff
CliftonStrengths™ Introduction seminar provides an opportunity for CU Boulder employees to identify their natural talents by taking the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment. During this interactive workshop participants will learn to develop their talents into strengths. These strengths will allow participants to continue developing in their career and enhance working relationships.
- Virtual: Feb.16; 2:00-4:00 p.m.; Zoom
Attend this interactive session to understand how to apply supervision strengths-based supervision strategies, create a culture of trust and conversation built around what people do best and create a shared language to discuss progress, evaluations, and employee successes.
- Virtual: Mar. 30; 9:00-11:30a.m.; Zoom
Participants learn the fundamentals of holding a successful one-on-one strengths-based conversation.
- Virtual: Apr. 6; 1:00-3:30p.m.; Zoom
Crucial Conversations is a 16 hour course that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics – at all levels of the organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.
- Virtual: Jan. 25, 27, Feb. 1; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. each day AND Feb. 3 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:30pm; Zoom
- In-Person: Mar. 8, 9, 15, 16; 9:00- 12:30p, each day; Administrative & Research Center (East Campus) 346
Building on the skills taught in Crucial Conversations, Crucial Accountability teaches a step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment. Graduates of the Crucial Conversations workshop are invited to attend.
- Virtual: Feb. 22, 23, 24 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. each day; Zoom
- In-Person: Apr. 5, 6, 7; 9:00-11:30 a.m. each day; Administrative & Research Center (East Campus) 346
Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to recognize and understand emotions in yourself and others, and your ability to use this awareness to manage your behavior and relationships.
- Virtual/Online: Jan. 26, Feb. 2; 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. each day; Zoom
- In-Person: Mar. 1, 3; 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. each day; Administrative & Research Center (East Campus) 346
How can leaders stay ahead of the curve and differentiate themselves and their teams when so much is changing so quickly? The 4 Essential Roles of Leadership develops the roles leaders play that are highly predictive of success.
- In-person: Apr. 4, 11, 18, 25; 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. each day; Administrative and Research Center 346
The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity empowers people with clear discernment to avoid distractions and to accomplish the goals that matter most in their professional and personal lives.
- Virtual: Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm each day; Zoom
Supervisors and managers make a significant impact on employee productivity and engagement, innovation, and performance. Explore the critical mindset shifts that will maximize your success as a leader of others.
- Virtual: Jan. 18, 19, 20; 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. each day; Zoom
- In-person: Mar. 29, 31; 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. each day; Administrative and Research Center 346
Trust is not merely a soft, social virtue; rather, trust is a pragmatic, hard-edged, economic, and actionable asset that you can create. The Speed of Trust Practice helps organizations better manage change and create high-performing teams that are agile, collaborative, innovative, and engaged.
- Virtual: Feb. 28. Mar. 1, 2, 3; 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Zoom
- In-person: Apr. 12,13,14; 1:00 - 4:30p.m.; Administrative and Research Center 346
Distilling their robust processes, we’ve blended their techniques with FranklinCovey’s 30 years of experience and timeless principles to equip people with the skills for consistent project success.
- In-person: Feb. 15, 17; 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. each day; Administrative & Research Center 346
Future of Work/ Hybrid Work
The Future of Work/Hybrid Work Training Series supports the campus community in navigating the hybrid workplace. The transition taking place as the campus adjusts to a flexible work environment poses challenges and opportunities for supervisors and employees. This training series provides the necessary mindsets, skillsets, and strategies to better thrive in this new environment.
This workshop is intended for CU Boulder supervisors and managers who are responsible for leading hybrid teams - employees who are working fully remote, fully on campus and hybrid.
- January 5, 2:30-4:30pm, Zoom
- February 22, 1:00-3:00pm, Zoom
- April 21, 10:30-12:30pm, Zoom
This workshop is intended for supervisors who are responsible for creating, cascading and evaluating performance goals.
- Jan. 25, 1:00-3:00pm, Zoom
- March 2, 10:00-12:00pm, Zoom
- April 28, 11:00-1:00pm, Zoom
This workshop is intended for individual contributors who are interested in improving their performance as a hybrid employee.
- Feb. 1, 1:00-2:00pm, Zoom
- April 13, 10:00-11:00am, Zoom
Getting Things Done
Getting Things Done is a system that teaches skills to manage the constant flow of requests, tasks, and interruptions people face at all levels of the organization.
- Virtual: Feb. 8, 10; 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. AND 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. each day; Zoom
- In-Person: Apr. 19. 20; 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. each day; Administrative & Research Center (East Campus) 346
The purpose of this one hour seminar is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills for making virtual meetings inclusive.
- Virtual: Mar. 12; 11:00 - 12:00 p.m.
- Virtual: Mar. 15; 2:00 - 3:00 p.m
Self-Care & Personal Growth
CU Boulder’s Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) offers wellness seminars and support groups focused on mental and emotional well being during challenging times. Programs provide practical tools participants can practice and apply to their daily lives. There is no cost to attend FSAP programs.
In this one-hour workshop you will learn the basics of work-life balance. We will also focus on creating a self-care journey for each one of you that attends to our individual needs.
- Virtual: Jan. 26, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Helping black women and other women of color manage the shifting phenomenon will increase the awareness that shifting can be used as a tool to acknowledge their authentic self, and the complexity of intersecting identities, ultimately producing mental wellness.
- Virtual: May 12, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Imposter syndrome is a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist despite evidence of success.” This presentation will expound on the various forms of imposter syndrome that cripple the path to success, teach strategies to overcome feelings of self-doubt, and increase confidence and ownership of your strengths.
- Virtual: April 7, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Colorful Women is a process/support group for self-identified BIPOC women to connect, dialogue, celebrate and support each other’s whole authentic selves through an intersectional lens.
- Virtual: Weekly, Feb. 24 - March 31 2022; 12:00 -1:30 p.m.
Join us for a 6-week group, meeting at the lunch hour over Zoom. We’ll discuss the particular challenges of being a new mother who also has a career. We’ll share ideas and offer support. Bring your lunches and your babies too!
- Virtual: Mar. 1, 8, 15, 29 & April 5, 12; 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Work-Life workshop is hosted by FSAP in conjunction with our partners at Elevations Credit Union
This seminar will help you guide you through simple and satisfying practices to empower you to create your best day.
- Virtual: Jan. 12, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
In this interactive workshop you will identify your mission and learn goal setting tools so that you can become loyal to what actually makes you feel better. Since there are so many ways to get healthy, we’ll brainstorm together multiple options for how to incorporate healthy practices and how you can overcome resistance when life throws you a curve ball.
- Virtual: Feb. 2, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
If you think estate planning is only for the rich and famous, think again. Asset planning can help you distribute your assets according to your wishes and the needs of your survivors, while minimizing taxes.
- Virtual: Mar.2, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Join us for a workshop dedicated to understanding how the body communicates the need for grounding or energizing with some useful practical tools from the field of Somatic Psychotherapy, which utilizes the wisdom of the body.
- Virtual: Mar. 10, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Learn which foods and nutrients calm your immune system and which foods and habits can aggravate it. Understand the connection between your digestive function and your allergies symptoms.
- Virtual: April 13, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
This seminar will give you great tools to use the next time you need to purchase a vehicle.
- Virtual: May 18, 2022; 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.