improvement
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:30am

This workshop is designed for staff to understand the basics of Continuous Improvement using Lean tools. We will discuss:

Your role in helping CSU Continually ImproveLearn how to identify wasteLearn the basics of Lean and its terminologyLearn how your knowledge can help make CSU be more efficient

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



Happiness
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

In this workshop you will have the opportunity to pause, reflect and re-connect with your deepest intention. We invite you to re-ignite the joy that brought you to higher education. In this workshop we will introduce you to a variety of contemplative practices such as mindfulness meditation, reflective reading and writing, deep listening, contemplative movement, compassion and loving kindness. The benefits of these practices include increased attention, reduced anxiety, enhanced resiliency, and heightened self -reflection.



toy electric car
Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Have you been thinking about driving electric, but still have questions? How will I charge? How far can I go? How expensive is it? Will I miss stopping at the gas station? (Spoiler Alert: Nope!)

Join us to learn more about:

What electric vehicle options are on the marketHow to plan for your driving needsHow to use charging stationsAnd more

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!   



atomic habits book
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

In this workshop we will distill and discuss key guidance from the bestselling book Atomic Habits by James Clear. The book provides practical strategies for creating systems that will help you break bad habits and develop lasting and resilient new ones. Using videos and short summaries, we'll review advice from the book to jumpstart our own positive habit formation that will help us reach our goals.

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!   



Unleashing Your Greatness
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Systemwide Professional Development presents CSU's GOT TALENT, live webcasts featuring innovative & essential training for your professional and personal success!

 

Unleashing Your Greatness: 5 Keys to Being Extraordinary

 

 Presented by Buhle Dlamin

Author, Entrepreneur, Fellow with the Cultural Intelligence Center



productivity
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

This workshop will provide a demo and overview of different productivity tools you can use to increase work productivity, manage large projects, and improve collaboration across team members.

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!  



trust
Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Learn practical ways you can build, observe, and measure trust starting with self trust. This session will leverage concepts from Franklin Covey's "Leading at the Speed of Trust" to explore the importance of self-trust and relationship trust and how you can build a trust account with others to improve relationships, results, and productivity.

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!  



Decisions Plan AB
Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

In this workshop you will learn and apply creative thinking techniques to problems, learn and practice a method of Problem Solving which can be applied to nearly any situation, and learn four styles of effective Decision Making and match them to appropriate situations.

Meeting ID: 828 5091 3927 Passcode: 050466

*This class is part of the Principles of Supervision track

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



Idea
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Every day we sell ourselves and our ideas. As a staff member pitching a procedure or preparing your self-evaluation, or as a faculty member working on a grant application, research competition, or compiling your PIF, it is important to recognize the significance of your work, your ideas, and yourself, and how to sell or convey this in an efficient and successful way.

By attending this session, you will:



Your Brand
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

What does your personal branding say about you? Join us as we discuss the importance of personal branding in attaining your professional presence and aspired goals.

Passcode: 168435

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



Student Success Barriers
Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The transition from student to professional can be difficult if you don’t already have a support network. Join us to learn about potential barriers and strategies to address concerns as you transition from college to career. This session might be most beneficial for those recently switching from a student to staff opportunity in higher education or other industries.

Registration opens September 26 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



Communication Bubbles
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:30am

This session will cover the following topics: The Communication Model – We’ll look at a communication model that explains what happens when we communicate and key elements that we need to be aware of. This will help us see where the communication breakdowns happen. Personal Communication Styles – We’ll take a look and asses your communication style and explore how we can use the information we’ve learned to better communicate with others.



Book Circle
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Crucial Conversations has revolutionized the way millions of people communicate when stakes are high. Gain the tools to prepare for high-stakes situations, transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue, make it safe to talk about almost anything and be persuasive, not abrasive. 
In this book circle, you will read sections of the book and meet to discuss with colleagues. CSU Learn provides a free copy of the eBook and audio book. Please follow the instructions below to access the electronic version of this book: 



Your Brand
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Though the idea of personal branding is not new, you might still have questions about how to create one to support your career goals. Personal Branding is about marketing you! What sets you apart from others? What value you do you bring to organization? This workshop is designed to help you start thinking about your personal brand and provide you with practical steps on how to start building that brand to move you closer to your career aspirations.



Mind Full or Mindful?
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Having a positive outlook on wellbeing affects how we interact in the world. For example, how we manage our relationship with self, relationships with others, communicate, what we think and feel and embrace all of who we are. You will learn tips on how to nurture your emotional wellbeing.

Registration opens October 24 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



Communication Bubbles
Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 9:00am to 10:30am

This session will cover the following topics: The Communication Model – We’ll look at a communication model that explains what happens when we communicate and key elements that we need to be aware of. This will help us see where the communication breakdowns happen. Personal Communication Styles – We’ll take a look and asses your communication style and explore how we can use the information we’ve learned to better communicate with others.



retirement
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Many people only think of things like relaxation and financial planning when they think of retirement. There is an emotional aspect to retirement that is important to explore as well. Learn how to emotionally prepare for retirement through this brown bag.

Content includes:



The New Future of Work
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Systemwide Professional Development presents CSU's GOT TALENT, live webcasts featuring innovative & essential training for your professional and personal success!

 

The New Future of Work: Challenges, Gratitude, Opportunities

 

 Presented by Dr. Jenna Butler

Senior Applied Research Scientist, Microsoft

All CSU staff and faculty are invited to attend this free webcast training! No registration necessary, limited to the first 200 logins (multiple viewers can sit in the same room and use one link.)



interviewing
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn about common interview questions and how to prepare for a successful in person and virtual interview.

Registration opens October 24 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



Mental Health
Friday, November 18, 2022 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

At its very heart, Wellbeing is the difference between thriving, struggling, and suffering. Gallup's extensive research has identified five elements that encompass how we experience our lives: Career, Social, Financial, Physical, and Community Wellbeing. During this workshop, participants will take the Gallup Wellbeing Index and participate in activities and reflection to help define their levels of Wellbeing in each of the five elements. Time will also be spent on identifying the gaps between current Wellbeing and what the ideal state of thriving Wellbeing is for the five elements.



Your Brand
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

What does your personal branding say about you? Join us as we discuss the importance of personal branding in attaining your professional presence and aspired goals.

Passcode: 496306

Registration opens October 24 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



Mobile Phone Photography
Monday, December 5, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am

Are you curious about how to improve your photography skills? This interactive session introduces you to the basic compositional rules of photography and provides you with tips and tricks to capturing that “picture perfect” image. Attendees will need a digital camera or mobile phone (recommended) and a way to upload or email images.

Registration opens November 28 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!



marketing
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

You know marketing is helpful but how exactly does it work and what are the benefits? In this interactive workshop, you'll identify how a solid marketing plan can support and amplify your existing efforts and create an action plan to immediately implement core marketing concepts that benefit your customers and your team. Demystify marketing by utilizing best practices, branding and audience personas to build your marketing toolkit with the goal of making your life easier and increasing the value of the services you provide.



Decisions Plan AB
Thursday, December 8, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

In this workshop you will learn and apply creative thinking techniques to problems, learn and practice a method of Problem Solving which can be applied to nearly any situation, and learn four styles of effective Decision Making and match them to appropriate situations.

Meeting ID: 879 9774 9714 Passcode: 959951

*This class is part of the Principles of Supervision track

Registration opens November 28 on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t delay!