September in Human Resources
The Learning and
Education (L&E) and Quality
of Work Life (QOWL) departments are promoting several programs in
September. Visit the Human Resources web site at www.hr.upenn.edu for
descriptions of the programs and to pre-register online. Registration
is required for all programs.
Learning and Education
skills through American Management Association (AMA) programs,
Brown Bag Matinees, Satellite Broadcasts,
and other programs. For questions on L&E programs, call
(215) 898-3400 or visit www.hr.upenn.edu/learning.
September 10, noon-1p.m., free
Bag Matinee-Who Says We Can't
Do It?; Lance Armstrong's story of
overcoming cancer and winning the Tour de France for five consecutive
inspired millions of people. This video is a poignant,
human, and compelling presentation that will get you thinking
positively about achieving virtually any goal.
September 17, 1-3 p.m., free
Broadcast-The Power of One!
Featuring Erin Brockovich; Erin Brockovich
is an expert on taking on challenges, building the life you were
meant to live, and becoming your own hero. The story of Erin's
investigation of a giant utility company, her legal triumph,
and personal issues were dramatized in the hit movie, Erin
and Thursday, September 24 and 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $50
Projecting a Positive Professional Image; although image is not the source of success,
it is a factor that can prevent it. Learn how to make the most
of your own unique self-image and to put your best foot forward
in all work situations.
September 26, noon-1 p.m., free
Focus Brown Bag-The Passion Plan; this
video presents the Passion Plan Model--seven simple steps to discover
and develop your passion and turn it into personal and professional
fulfillment. Learn what it will take to keep your passion alive in
the face of life's big and small obstacles.
September 30, 9 a.m.-noon,
Concepts-Problem Solving; issues,
concerns and problems are actually an impetus to change and innovation.
Use conflict to move yourself and the organization forward.
Quality of Work
in collaboration with Penn Behavioral Health, the University's
Employee Assistance Program and Work and Family Services provider,
presents a series of workshops on Tools
for Living in Today's Uncertain World, offered Mondays in September.
Pre-register online at www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/workshop.asp.
8, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
How to Answer
your Young Child's Questions About
Events in Today's World; geared towards parents of young children
up to age 8.
15, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
How to Answer
your Pre-Teen's Questions About
Events in Today's World; geared towards parents of children
ages 9 through 12.
22, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
How to Answer
your Teenager's Questions
About Events in Today's World; geared towards parents of children
age 13 and older.
29, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sharing Ideas for Living in a World of Greater
Uncertainty; this discussion, facilitated by our EAP professionals,
is for Penn faculty and staff.
personalized assistance with dependent care issues and personal
well-being, contact Penn's Employee Assistance
Program (EAP) and Work and Family Services provider, Penn Behavioral
Health, at 1-888-321-4433 or go online to www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/wellness/eap.asp.
questions on QOWL programs, contact Human Resources at email@example.com or (215) 898-5116.
Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 3, September 9, 2003