Management/Leadership Skill-Builders

Leadership and management go hand in hand. Hone your leadership and management skills, knowledge, and attitudes to maximize efficiency, nurture and develop talent, and inspire results in your employees.

VSU Employees must register through the Employee Development website for these workshops.

Location for the following workshops is the University Center Rose Room at VSU. Please call for directions: 229-245-6484.

Conflict Management

Explore how to be a collaborative problem solver. Learn how to analyze conflict and individual responses to conflict. Gain strategies for intervening in unproductive conflict situations and using ongoing dialogue as a way to enhance performance management. (.4 CEU)

Tues      Feb 24      9 AM - 1 PM      $79 ($95 after Feb 10 )

Instructor Lin Inlow is Director of Conflict Resolution Education and Training Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at the University of Georgia.

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Effective Meetings

Take your meetings from being counter-productive to being streamlined and cost-effective. Learn proper meeting preparation, setting the right tone, and explore strategies for maintaining productivity. Understand the roles and responsibilities of the meeting leader and participants to help keep meetings on track. (.2 CEU)

Fri      Jan 30     10 AM - 12 PM     $39 ($49 after Jan 16)

Instructor Lt. Tim Yorkey is a Training Specialist in VSU's Employee & Organizational Development department.

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How to Hire the Right Person

Recruiting and selecting the right person for the right job is a critical aspect of employee retention. Discover vital guidelines for creating and conducting an effective and legally defensible selection interview to increase the likelihood of finding a successful new employee. (.6 CEU)

Thurs      March 19      9 AM - 4 PM      $109 ($125 after Mar 5)

Instructor: SkillPath Seminar

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How to Turn Conflict into Collaboration

Conflict happens. Often we react poorly or avoid it altogether. The result? Conflict festers and grows. Learn how to increase your effectiveness in conflict situations to turn conflict into collaboration. (.3 CEU)

Tues      May 19      9 AM - 12 PM      $59 ($69 after May 5)

Instructor Lt. Tim Yorkey is a Training Specialist in VSU's Employee & Organizational Development department.

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Leadership Profile & Personal Plan

Using a leadership assessment, understand your leadership style and gain insight into the behavioral competencies of a model leader. Develop you own personal plan for continued leadership enhancement. (.4 CEU)

Thurs      Feb 5     1:30 PM - 5:30 PM      $69 ($75 after Jan 29)

Instructor Lt. Tim Yorkey is a Training Specialist in VSU's Employee & Organizational Development department.

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