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Investing 101 for Graduate Students

Monday, March 31, 2014

This session will cover topics to help graduate students make better investment decisions for now and for the future; both in personal and retirement accounts. Topics will include: Stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Understanding categories of mutual funds Various types … Continued

Library Leadership Symposium

Monday, February 3, 2014

The Library Leadership Symposium will include a panel discussion of “leadership lessons learned,” to be followed by a networking reception. Panel speakers include leaders from public libraries, academic libraries, and higher education. This event is part of INLS 890 Leadership: … Continued

Gender at Work: Barriers and Strategies

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Because the culture in many organizations implicitly and explicitly favors men, women in graduate and professional schools face barriers to their success. After graduation, many of these challenges do not go away, and despite the growing opportunities for women, the … Continued

Managing People: Peoplemap Training

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Effective communications and productive interpersonal relationships are paramount to effective teams and organizational success. In this session, you will understand your own and each others style of leading, communicating and getting work done. You will understand ways to be more … Continued

Managing Conflict: A Key Organizational Skill

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Conflict is an inevitable dimension of organizational life and managing conflict is key to being effective in almost any professional role whether in the academic institution, in the lab, or in a job setting outside the university. Participants will have … Continued

Presentation Skills for Corporate Culture

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

You may be an expert at delivering academic-style presentations, but are you prepared to give presentations in a U.S. business environment? You’ll learn tips for organizing your content, delivering with confidence, and complementing your talk with effective PowerPoint slides. Facilitated … Continued

Emotional Intelligence: An Important Aspect of Leadership

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Emotional intelligence is a critical component of leadership that impacts the way in which we navigate the challenges in both our professional and personal lives. One’s “emotional quotient” or “EQ” refers to the non-cognitive skills and abilities that help us … Continued

Basics of Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

This workshop is designed to help graduate students and postdocs learn the practical aspects about how commercialization works at a University, the basics of starting a company and what resources at the University are available to assist. If you have … Continued

Leadership Workshop: Working in Teams

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The goal of this two hour workshop is to help participants understand how to create an environment that fosters innovation, holds individuals accountable, achieves results and builds relationships with internal and external customers.  Each will understand how to build a … Continued