The Learning Academies @ SHSU

Training Schedule-at-a-Glance

TitleLocationDateTime

Training University: Stress! And How to Manage It Effectively

LSC 230A January 28, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Management Academy: The Angry Employee - Practical Tools for Defusing the Angry Employee

LSC 242 February 5, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Training University: Presentation Techniques Part 1

LSC 230B February 18, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Management Academy: Performance Management – The “How to” of Salary Administration and Human Dynamics **Cancelled

LSC 241B March 4, 2020 1:30 PM -3:30 PM

Come for Coffee: Aramark – Navigating the SHSU Catering Process  **Cancelled

LSC 242 March 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Training University: Presentation Techniques Part 2 **Cancelled

Thom 107 (computer lab) April 8, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Leadership at Every Level:Ch-ch-cha-Changes”: Preparing for New Roles and Career Transitions **Cancelled

LSC 241A May 14, 2020 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Leadership at Every Level: Encouraging and Motivating Your Team with Victoria White

LSC 230 June 2, 2020 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Training University: Stress! And How to Manage It Effectively

LSC 242 June 4, 2020 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Management Academy: Job Burnout

LSC 242 November 18, 2020 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 

Training Details


Training University: Stress! And How to Manage It Effectively

Location: Lowman Student Center 230A

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Description: Chronic stress can take a toll on us, both physically and emotionally.  Participants will learn to identify problems caused by chronic stress and discover healthy ways to manage stress.  In addition, participants will learn constructive ways to stop the cycle of chronic stress.  Presented by Christine Betters, MA, a licensed professional counselor for UT Health/UTEAP. Core Competency: Accountable for ourselves and to others. (1.25 hours)

Professional Development Credit: 1.25

Core competency: Efficient in operations

 


Management Academy: The Angry Employee - Practical Tools for Defusing the Angry Employee

Location: LSC 242

Date: February 5, 2020

Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Description: Even if you have never dealt with one in your career, chances are you will. The angry employee can create a toxic work environment, but managers can learn the techniques needed to defuse anger at work. This interactive session will educate managers on some practical tools for dealing with the angry employee, both personally and professionally. Presenters: Gene Roberts, JD, Student Legal and Mediation Services Director; and Dr. Drew Miller, Executive Director of Counseling & Health Services. (2 hours)

Professional Development Credit: 2

Core competency: Provide Leadership

 


Training University: Presentation Techniques Part 1

Note: This is Part 1 of a two-part series led by faculty members of the Business Communication department. The sessions may be taken independently of one another. You must register for each session you wish to attend.

Location: 230B

Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Description: Part 1 (Feb 18, 2020) Focuses on both verbal and nonverbal strategies for delivering effective presentations. The basic strategies covered in this session will help with ensuring effective delivery and with managing presentation anxiety. Participants will have the opportunity to practice delivery strategies during the session. 

Professional Development Credit: 1.25

Core competency: Effective in communications

 


Training University: Presentation Techniques Part 2 **Cancelled

Note: This is Part 2 of a two-part series led by faculty members of the Business Communication department. The sessions may be taken independently of one another. You must register for each session you wish to attend.

Location: Thomason Room 107 (computer lab)

Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Description: Part 2 (April 8, 2020) Focuses on the principles of effective slide design. In addition to overall structure of a slide deck, this session will cover how to design and integrate figures and images in your presentation slides. Participants will have the opportunity to practice designing effective figures and slides. 

Professional Development Credit: 1.25

Core Competency: Effective in communications 

 


Management Academy: Performance Management – The “How to” of Salary Administration and Human Dynamics **Cancelled

Location: Lowman Student Center 241B

Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Time: 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Description: This interactive session is designed to assist anyone who supervises staff. Cindy Bradfield, Assistant Director of Human Resources, will share knowledge regarding salary administration, and offer guidance for supervising and evaluating staff. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in discussions on issues they struggle with when supervising their subordinates. So bring your questions and gain some insight as to how to deal with the “Human Dynamics” of performance management.

Professional Development Credit: 2

Core Competency: Manage performance

 


Come for Coffee: Aramark – Navigating the SHSU Catering Process **Cancelled

Location: LSC 242

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Description: Hospitality is an important part of organizing a professional event at SHSU. Understanding the catering process at Sam from idea to execution will help your event be memorable for all the right reasons. If you order from Aramark for your office, department, or University event, this presentation is for you. During this session, Aramark representatives will cover how to place an order, how to determine which purchase order you need, how the invoice process works, what the policies are, and where to find them.

Professional Development Credit: 1

Core competency: Efficient in Operations

 


Leadership at Every Level: “Ch-ch-cha-Changes: Preparing for New Roles and Career Transitions” **Cancelled

Location: LSC 241A

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Time: 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Description: Are you transitioning into a new role within your career or experiencing an unexpected career change? Worried you might not be psychologically prepared to make the switch or take on the changes? Come learn how to increase your confidence with former career counselor Cenaiyda Carranza, who will show you how to utilize your strengths and skills to make the most out of your new opportunities.

Professional Development Credit: 1.5

Core competency: Innovative in Thinking

 


Leadership at Every Level: Encouraging and Motivating Your Team with Victoria White

Location: LSC 230

Date: Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Description: Do you want to learn how to encourage and motivate your team toward success, whether you are the team leader or a key contributor? Join dynamic speaker Victoria White, Student Success Coordinator at Student Success Initiatives, as she shares techniques to strengthen positive communications skills with colleagues in order to be the change you want to see. Learn how you can lift others up so they can pass it on!

Professional Development Credit: 1.5

Core competency: Efficient in Communications

Register through Talent Management 


Training University: Stress! And How to Manage It Effectively

Location: LSC 242

Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Description: Chronic stress can take a toll on us, both physically and emotionally.  In this repeat offering of the session from January 2020, participants will learn to identify problems caused by chronic stress and discover healthy ways to manage stress.  In addition, participants will learn constructive ways to stop the cycle of chronic stress.  Presented by Christine Betters, MA, a licensed professional counselor for UT Health/UTEAP. Core Competency: Accountable for ourselves and to others. (1.25 hours)

Professional Development Credit: 1.25

Core competency: Efficient in Operations

 Register through Talent Management


Management Academy: Job Burnout

Location: LSC 242

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Description: Join popular returning presenter to the Management Academy, Aneika Simmons, PhD, of the College of Business Administration, as she discusses factors that lead to job burnout, the relationship between stress and burnout, and practical solutions for managing it.

Professional Development Credit: 2

Core competency: Manage Performance

 Register through Talent Management