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Upcoming Human Resources Programs
December 12, 2006, Volume 53, No. 15

Further your professional and personal development by taking advantage of upcoming Human Resources programs. Note that you must pre-register for all programs by visiting the online Course Catalog at www.hr.upenn.edu (click on Course Catalog at top of page).

Professional and Personal Development

Take advantage of the many development opportunities provided by Human Resources!  Simply pre-register for programs by visiting the online Course Catalog at www.hr.upenn.edu (click on Course Catalog at the top of the page), or contact Learning and Education at www.hr.upenn.edu/learning or (215) 898-3400.

Professional Development Program–Essentials of Management; begins January 16; multiple dates with varying times; $225. If you’re a Penn manager, this program can provide you with knowledge of effective management practices, applicable skills and the information needed to do your job. Offered over a five-month period, it requires approximately 30 hours of participation.

American Management Association (AMA) Program–Strategies for Developing Effective Presentations Skills; January 18 and 19; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $60. This two-day program teaches you how to deliver a presentation that’s clear, informative, memorable, motivating and convincing. You'll make three live presentations and receive ongoing, personalized feedback.

Brown Bag Matinee–Focus Your Vision; January 30; noon to 1 p.m.; free. Take a virtual vacation from your desk as you travel with Dewitt Jones, former National Geographic photographer. This video creatively uses the striking photographic work of Jones to teach us the importance of direction and purpose as we set goals to accomplish in our personal and professional lives. You will learn the 7 Key Concepts of Focusing through this innovative and unusual training film.

—Division of Human Resources


Almanac - December 12, 2006, Volume 53, No. 15