This workshop teaches specific skills that assist in effectively leading and supervising in virtual and hybrid environments that may come naturally in face to face situations. This session addresses the challenges of working in virtual and hybrid environments and provides specific, tactical skills that increase engagement, improve relationships, and improve performance when working and managing from a distance.
Course Date: February 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Cost: $175
Learn how to understand, navigate, and create constructive conflicts. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to understand what prevents them from feeling comfortable in conflict, identify their own preferences for conflict, when to use those and when to use other approaches different from your own, and use productive conflict strategies to strengthen relationships and motivate teams.
Course Date: February 23, 2023, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Cost: $95
In this course, you will gain knowledge and skills around successful onboarding processes, structure, and tools to directly support onboarding your new staff. You will be provided guidance on how to start or enhance successful implementation of onboarding best practices within your agency.
Course Date: March 2, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. | Cost: None
This course is designed to help you navigate your career at the State of Minnesota, whether you want to develop a stronger presence in your current position or explore other career opportunities within the State.
Course Date: March 2, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Cost: None
Strategic Effectiveness for Aspiring Leaders, also known as SEAL, is ideal for state employees in non-management roles that aspire to become leaders in state government and wish to build skills that will move them towards this goal.
Course Date: March 8, 15, 21, 29, and 30, 2023. All dates listed, except for March 21, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 21 will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.| Cost: $935
Do you want to be a more effective communicator in the workplace? In this course, we will explore business writing skills to help you communicate clearly and effectively across various mediums and types of messages.
Course Date: March 9 and 10, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. both days | Cost: $295
In order to inspire high performance, it is important for leaders to acknowledge and leverage the diversity and potential of individual team members as well as the group. In this course, evaluate which inclusive leadership skills you need to focus on; explore how the type of work setting influences team belonging; identify and address interpersonal communication derailers that may impact your team; and create a supportive, inclusive team culture to empower and retain your best talent.
Course Date: March 28, 2023, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. | Cost: $175
IDI Qualifying Seminars (QS) for individuals to be trained and licensed as IDI Qualified Administrators to use the Intercultural Development Inventory. The Online IDI QS will be presented by an experienced, licensed IDI Qualified Administrator in three sessions (4.5 hours each) across three days (one session per day).
Course Date: April 3, 4 and 6, 2023, 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. all three days | Cost: $1,800
In this course, you'll receive hands-on experience in learning, applying, practicing, and developing fundamental project management skills.
Course Date: April 5 and 6, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days | Cost: $595
If you work in public sector service, this course is a great way to recharge your batteries. Not only will you be reminded of the important role you play helping the public, you’ll also learn powerful ways to gain control during challenging service situations.
Course Date: April 12, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Cost: $175
This course will equip employees with the skills necessary to effectively deliver meaningful messages in a concise and diplomatic manner. Employees will learn a communication model that will ensure the information they share is heard and acted upon. The techniques and strategies presented in this virtual course will help you be more effective when engaging with the public, members of your own agency or department, and members of other agencies and departments.
Course Date: April 13, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Cost: $175
How engaged are your employees? Do they actively seek out work projects and always strive to do their best or do they work just enough to meet the minimum requirements? This course will address how to build a strong culture of engagement.
Course Date: April 25, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. | Cost: $175
The Elevating Feedback™ Workshop will enable leaders to provide reinforcing and redirecting feedback to their employees. Leaders will discover how and when to provide positive feedback for recognition and corrective feedback to help others be more productive and cease less effective behavior.
Course Date: April 27 and May 4, 2023, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. both days | Cost: $206.25