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August 2017

Becoming a Team Player

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: PD0002 In today’s work world, we often need to work in groups of people who have many differences, and yet are supposed to seamlessly form an effective team. We have all heard the term “team building,” and at one point or another most of us have gone through a team building process, whether we know it or not. But what exactly is team building and how can it be successfully used to help diverse groups work together more effectively?…

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Stress Management

Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
1501-C, 104 Airport Drive, Room 1501-C
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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Course Number: LD1800 Life at work is naturally full of challenges which can lead to headaches, sleep disturbances, anxiety, and high blood pressure. Stress management teaches you the skills to relax naturally and to stay focused on healthy responses. You will be introduced to a variety of practices for increased resourcefulness such as noticing your thoughts without judgment, breathing through your emotions, and gentle stretching for home and office. You get to choose which collection of tools will fit your needs.…

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Ethics in the Workplace

Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: LD1700 How do you handle information that raises your suspicions? How do you know what the right thing to do really is? As an introduction to ethical decision making, this class will help you learn how to identify ethical issues, think about them analytically and productively, and arrive at ethically sound conclusions. You will learn just enough theory to provide a framework for exploring ethical questions. Using a variety of real cases, including your fellow participants’ own experiences, you…

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September 2017

Diversity in the Workplace

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC0200 There is a critical need to be able to communicate effectively and work together with diverse people in today’s workplaces. Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) offers this seminar targeted towards those who wish to understand policies and procedures related to diversity within the UNC system. The workshop provides information on university policies and statistics related to gender and minority presence in the campus student body and workforce. The workshop addresses diversity and its intersections, influence on identity and work…

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Building Trust

Friday, September 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Number: PD0004 Trust is an essential component of successful relationships both at work and in one’s personal life. By establishing yourself as a person in whom others can put their trust, you can position yourself for greater personal happiness and professional success. Earning trust can take time and is not always easy, however. This workshop will describe several practices that help people build personal trust and credibility. Workshop Objectives: Describe trust as a long-term strategy Identify the difference between trust…

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Valuable Presentation Skills

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday, repeating until September 20, 2017

1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC1300 NOTE: This class is a prerequisite for Train the Trainer Imagine delivering a presentation with ease, success, and enjoyment. Yes, but... Where do you begin? How do you clearly communicate your message? How can you address nervousness? This course provides practical tools to handle these questions and many others. Upon completing this program, participants will be able to prepare a presentation by identifying clear goals and objectives, research and organize content effectively; gain tools to effectively interact with an audience;…

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Communication Essentials

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC1700 Communication is part of your everyday life, yet the chances are that you have never examined what makes communication more or less effective. From practical conversations with co-workers to how you present yourself to supervisors and customers, learning communication skills is essential to succeeding in the workplace. This class will provide an introduction to key fundamental skills and attitudes that enable you to stay in dialogue even when it is challenging. You will improve your skills at…

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Valuable Presentation Skills

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Wednesday, repeating until September 20, 2017

1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: IC1300 NOTE: This class is a prerequisite for Train the Trainer Imagine delivering a presentation with ease, success, and enjoyment. Yes, but... Where do you begin? How do you clearly communicate your message? How can you address nervousness? This course provides practical tools to handle these questions and many others. Upon completing this program, participants will be able to prepare a presentation by identifying clear goals and objectives, research and organize content effectively; gain tools to effectively interact with an audience;…

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Business Writing Essentials

Thursday, September 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: BE1000 Does your business writing convey your ideas in a concise and professional manner? When you need to write a business document, do you draw a blank on how to start? Have you ever sent a business email that was misinterpreted by the receiver? Join us in this interactive class, where you will review the fundamental processes of writing, from the planning phase to writing drafts and editing the text. You will learn tips for proofreading and formatting…

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How to Deal with a Difficult Person

Friday, September 22, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
1501-A&B, 104 Airport Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Course Number: PD0006 At one time or another, we have all dealt with a difficult person. Whether they are hard to communicate with, acting defensive or just handling a situation inappropriately, interactions with difficult people can affect our confidence, mood and focus. Learning to recognize and cope with common difficult behaviors in ourselves and others can help make difficult encounters much more manageable. Workshop Objectives: Identify common “difficult” behaviors Describe what motivates most difficult behaviors Identify distinctions between passive, aggressive…

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