The University of Richmond fosters an environment of lifelong learning and professional development. Employees of the University have access to a wide variety of programs, courses, and learning events that contribute to personal career enrichment. Whether an employee chooses to complete a class online, attend an instructor led seminar over lunch, receive individual performance coaching, or pursue a degree, there is something to help each employee achieve their development goals.
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- Communication Tools & TechniquesFeb079:00 AM - 12:00 PMDiscussing emotional issues is particularly difficult. The "Communications Tools & Techniques" course will help you prepare tailored and more effective communication messages. Self-assessments of communication preferences and skill demonstrations will enhance communication. Participants will have the opportunity to develop action plans for continued development.
- Managing ConflictMar081:00 PM - 3:00 PMHave you experienced conflict as a result of a lack of confidence or poor communication? Confidence, communication and conflict are intertwined and incredibly important in both our professional and personal lives. Come learn about your conflict management style and its impact on assertive communication. Gain insight and develop an action plan to more effectively manage relationships and outcomes... Continue reading
- Effective MeetingsMar289:00 AM - 11:00 AMMany of us attend numerous meetings. Time spent in meetings which yield increased understanding, shared agreements and plans to accomplish tangible results is time well spent. However, it can be a challenge to create a meeting environment that produces these outcomes. This course will provide participants with an increased awareness of techniques and skills to design and participate in effective... Continue reading