Division of Human Resources provides many opportunities for
development. We encourage you to take advantage of the upcoming
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.
and Education Programs
valuable skills through American Management Association (AMA)
Brown Bag Matinees, Career Focus Brown Bags, and other programs.
For questions on L&E programs, call (215) 898-3400 or visit www.hr.upenn.edu/learning.
23, noon-1 p.m., free, Career Focus
Brown Bag Journey to Success; The Story
of Bill Irwin, the first blind man to hike the Appalachian
Trail, will inspire you as you begin the New Year and face
the challenges of your New Year's resolutions. Setting
goals, positive thinking, accepting risks and building
a supportive network all contributed to his success and
can contribute to yours.
3, 10, 17, and 24, 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m., $50 fee, Transitioning
to Management at Penn; this program is designed to
help participants transition into their new management
roles with ease. During the program, participants learn
the difference between working and managing and understand
why the delegation of work is a necessary skill.
and Thursday, February 11 and 12,
9 a.m.-5 p.m., $50 fee, AMA's Strategies for
Developing Effective Presentation Skills; a two-day
program, you'll learn how to deliver a presentation that's
clear, informative, memorable, motivating, and convincing.
18, noon-1 p.m., free, Brown Bag Matinee:
Flight Of The Buffalo; the video demonstrates how a
new paradigm has helped three diverse organizations improve
their performance dramatically. See how today's leaders
are making the change to letting employees lead.
20, noon-1 p.m., free Career Focus Brown
Bag Networking Panel; learn from a panel of Penn staff
members how they network, how it helps them succeed at
work, and how you too can become an effective networker.
Work Life Programs
Resources, in collaboration with Penn Behavioral Health,
Employee Assistance Program and Work and Family Services provider,
presents a free series of workshops to enhance your professional
and/or personal well-being. Don't forget to pre-register online
at www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/workshop.asp. Please
feel free to bring a 'brown bag' lunch.
12, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Handling the Difficult
and Angry Customer; maintaining effective relationships
relies on the ability to navigate through difficult and
angry people. This workshop will give practical, hands-on
solutions to dealing with difficult employees, family members,
supervisors, clients and customers.
26, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Selecting the Right Care for
your Child; this seminar will look at various child care
options including child-care centers, family child care,
in-home services and summer camps. Topics that will be discussed
include: asking the right questions to find the best fit
for your child, and determining realistic costs for care.
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.
on QOWL programs, contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or
of Human Resources