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This week’s Cloud Technology workshop reminder

UW-Green Bay uses Microsoft’s Cloud Technologies: “Office 365 and One Drive for Business.” Participants in CIT’s workshop will have hands-on opportunity to explore One Drive for Business. User will create folders, upload files, and share those files with people on and off campus. (OneDrive for Business and SharePoint will eventually replace GBShare.) The workshop will be repeated several times in the coming days. To register. Email Pat Theyerl with questions.

Managing Projects and Supervisory Leadership featured in SBDC September workshops

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is offering two workshops in September as part of their Supervisory Leadership series.

“Managing Projects” is the Wednesday, September 23 workshop instructed by international project management expert Kay Wais. The workshop teaches best practices for temporary project teams as well as planning, budgeting, defining roles, handling change, and managing stakeholders and project risks such as meeting deadlines.

“Supervisory Leadership I” is the Tuesday through Wednesday, September 15-16, workshop instructed by supervisory leadership expert Eric Coryell. Attendees will bring their results from an online pre-workshop assessment in order to learn their leadership style for better decision making and trust-building skills in the workplace. “Supervisory Leadership I” is a required workshop in the Supervisory Leadership certificate program through the SBDC at UW-Green Bay.

For more information and to register for the SBDC’s supervisory leadership workshops and certificate program, go to the SBDC website and click on “Upcoming Programs.” You can also email or call (920) 496-2117.

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New CIT workshops: Cloud Technologies: One Drive


Several workshops have been scheduled for the new Cloud Technology: One Drive for Business. Cloud Technologies allow users to access files from any computer, on or off campus. CIT’s Technical Trainer reminds everyone that GBShare is a discontinued application and sharing documents with non-UWGB individuals can now be accomplished with One Drive for Business. For a list of CIT’s upcoming workshops. Contact Patricia Theyerl with any questions.

SBDC at UW-Green Bay reintroduces 7 Habits workshop for managers at reduced price

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has reintroduced Franklin Covey’s “7 Habits for Highly Effective Managers” hundreds of dollars below other in-person and online courses of its kind. The two-day workshop is scheduled for Monday, October 12 through Tuesday, October 13.

Designed for new managers, emerging leaders, and experienced managers who need to make changes, the 7 Habits framework focuses is on who the manager is, not just on what they do. Managers will become leaders as they learn how to better equip their teams and improve how they achieve sustainable results through and with others.

The workshop will be taught by 7 Habits certified facilitator Kristin Odell, PHR, who has experience training managers in manufacturing companies, a Fortune 100 company, a family owned business, small businesses, and the public sector.

7 Habits for Highly Effective Managers is priced several hundred dollars below the national average for in-person and online workshops, at $995 per person. Franklin Covey materials as well as lunch and morning and afternoon refreshments are included. The workshop meets from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Monday, October 12 and Tuesday, October 13 at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center at 2701 Larsen Road in Green Bay. Visit the website, and go to Upcoming Programs and Talent Development to register and for a brochure. For additional information on the Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Green Bay, call (920) 496-2117, email, or tweet to @uwgbSBDC.

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay is part of a statewide network of SBDCs working with business owners and entrepreneurs to facilitate business growth and improvement, and to launch successful new companies. Through no-cost consulting, low-cost entrepreneurial education, and strategic facilitation, SBDC experts serve as resources for small and emerging mid-size companies. The Wisconsin SBDC is hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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SBDC at UW-Green Bay unveils new workshops in its 2015-16 Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay introduces its 2015-16 Supervisory Leadership certificate program workshops beginning in September and concluding in May 2016.

The 2015-2016 program includes many new one-day workshops. These include Leading with Emotional Intelligence, Leading with Facilitation Skills, and Leading (Influence) without Authority. One day workshops unveiled in last year’s program including Servant Leadership for Supervisors, Executive Presence for Supervisors, Leading with Humor and Improvisation, Leading through Change, Hiring Wisely, Courageous Communication, and Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers will also be offered this year.

Designed for supervisors who are looking to build leadership skills and advance their businesses, the Supervisory Leadership certificate program’s component workshops provide practical and interactive content that attendees can immediately integrate into their workplace, improving their workforce results. The flexible program is designed for new supervisors as well as seasoned leaders who wish to improve upon specific supervisory skills.

Participants who wish to earn a Supervisory Leadership certificate will be required to attend the two core workshops, Supervisory Leadership: Sessions 1 and 2, as well as eight days of elective programs within three years. However, individuals may take workshops whether or not they intend to pursue the certificate.

All Supervisory Leadership workshops are held at the Advance Business and Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. All two-day workshops are $425 per person and all one-day workshops are $200 per person. Workshops meet from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on the scheduled dates, and refreshments and lunch are included. Visit the SBDC website to register or contact (920) 496-2117 or e-mail to register or obtain additional information.

The Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay is part of a statewide network of SBDCs working with business owners and entrepreneurs to facilitate business growth and improvement, and to launch successful new companies. Through no-cost consulting, low-cost entrepreneurial education, and strategic facilitation, SBDC experts serve as resources for small and emerging mid-size companies. The Wisconsin SBDC is hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Extension and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Free self-defense class for faculty and staff

Instructors from UW-Green Bay Public Safety are planning a free self-defense workshop for faculty and staff on Tuesday, Aug. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Kress Event’s Center Special Events Room. The session is limited to 16 participants, so reserve your place in advance; you will be notified of your acceptance. This hands-on training event provides basic instruction to include knee and elbow strikes, kicks and more. New from past sessions: additional ground defense techniques have been added. This class includes physical activity and participants are encouraged to wear workout type of clothing. Participants will have the opportunity at the end of the training to participate in training exercises to see how they handle an “attack” with the new skills they have learned. Advance registration via email is required, and a waiver must be signed, to be provided at the time of training. To sign up, email Officer Chad Kleman.

Workshop: ‘OneDrive for Business’ 


Pat Theyerl continues to offer a hands-on “OneDrive for Business” workshop. Next week’s workshop is Wednesday (July 22), from 2 to 3 p.m. Attendees will learn how to use Office 365, create folders, upload files, and share those files with people on and off campus. (OneDrive for Business and SharePoint will eventually replace GBShare.) Email Pat Theyerl if you’re interested in attending. OneDrive for Business documentation is available from numerous Help Desk KB articles. This workshop is scheduled in Instructional Services 1004.

Workshops ahead for Inclusive Equity Certificate Program

The Inclusive Equity Certificate Program is offering two workshops for employees: “Inclusivity and Equity at UWGB, Workshops 1 and 2”, on Wednesday, June 17 in Alumni A and B.
Workshop 1: What Inclusive Excellence is at UWGB — the difference between a hate crime and a bias report. Through small group work, participants will be able to identify examples of Inclusive Excellence that can be used in the classroom/workplace. In addition, participants will learn where to find a bias/hate crime report online and practice how to identify the differences between hate crimes and bias behaviors, and where to report a bias/hate crime for students and employees.
Workshop 2: Defining the difference between tolerance and acceptance and how a cultural change can occur from tolerance to acceptance. Other topics explored include cultural humility, how to be accountable for change, tokenism, and the ability for employee resource groups to enhance employee engagement).

Employees who RSVP are asked to view a 19-minute video clip that will be e-mailed prior to attending these workshops. Attendance in Workshop 1 encouraged but not required to attend Workshop 2.
Please RSVP by June 15 by locating the links within each workshop posted in the Inclusive Excellence Workshop web site.

Registration closes this week for “Critical Cultural Competency”

Registration closes this Friday for the Social Work-sponsored workshop, “Critical Cultural Competency.” It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 15, in the Phoenix Room. This workshop, developed and facilitated by Crossroads Antiracism Organizing & Training, is “designed to help participants create the spaces to be self-reflective about our cultural shaping as individuals and institutions, understand the power dynamics in society that impact us, develop the skills to interrupt old patterns and inequitable practices that limit access and exclude some people from our institutions, build trust and clear communication and begin to understand how to make decisions based on multiple perspectives where all people can be heard and represented.” Read more.
 

‘Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace’ on May 27


The professional development programming committees of the Academic Staff and University Staff are coming together to sponsor a program from 10 a.m. to noon next Wednesday (May 27) in the Alumni Rooms of the University Union. Guest presenter Theresa Zimmerman will address the topic “Beyond Diversity: Generations in the Workplace.” Organizers say rapid workplace transformation, globalization and changing demographics will require fresh managerial perspectives blending multiple generations and cultures. This workshop promises to take participants “beyond the traditional concept of diversity.” Register here.