Upcoming HR Programs
Division of Human Resources provides many opportunities for
and personal development. We encourage you to take advantage
of the upcoming programs listed
below. Visit the Human Resources website
at www.hr.upenn.edu for descriptions of the
programs and to pre-register online. Registration
is required for all programs.
Learning and Education Programs
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.
December 2, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m, free. Satellite Broadcast--Organizational
Transformation Featuring Lou Gerstner; as chairman
and CEO of IBM, Lou Gerstner navigated one of the most dramatic
turnarounds in corporate history. He provides a unique perspective
on the critical interrelationships between strategy, execution
and culture, and focuses on a handful of overarching business
and leadership lessons that transcend industries, technologies,
or economic cycles.
December 3, noon-1
p.m., free. Brown Bag Matinee--Leadership:
Reach for the Stars; in this innovative program,
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin teaches employees that everyone
has the potential to develop into a consistent and effective
leader by learning the right set of characteristics and behaviors--and
by reaching for the stars.
December 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $50. Franklin Covey's FOCUS:
Achieving Your Highest Priorities; it's
the people who know how to focus on the most important goals
that move their organization forward--and enjoy a greater
sense of job satisfaction. This workshop will help you think
differently about how you spend your time and give you the
tools to increase productivity, keep focused, set goals,
effectively manage information, and reduce stress.
December 5, noon-1
p.m., free. Career Focus Brown Bag--Dressing
for Professional Success; one aspect to stepping
up in your career involves your professional image. This
workshop offers practical tips for men and women: how to
present yourself most professionally and how to build your
working wardrobe in practical and economical ways.
December 10, 1-3 p.m., free. Satellite Broadcast--Power
Tools For Women! Featuring Joni Daniels; this
energetic program will help charge up your personal and professional
image. Learn and laugh your way to finding the interpersonal
tools and strategies to access the power you already possess,
and how you can transfer that power from the kitchen to the
boardroom and back.
December 11, 9-11:30
a.m., $50. Career Concepts--Stressed; stress
is a common denominator for most of the business world. It
is not always a negative thing; in fact, there are positive
or good stresses in all our lives. This session turns the
concept of stress avoidance inside out.
December 12, noon-1
p.m., free. Career Focus Brown Bag--Interviewing
For Your Next Job; be confident and prepared
for your interviews. This video presents key interviewing
advice which will help you be a better communicator about
your own personal characteristics and career skills.
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