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March 2014

Library Leadership Symposium

Monday, March 3, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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: Nature and Nurture, but the symposium is open to anyone interested in library leadership. Sponsored by the Graduate School and the Leadership Development Scholars Program. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/kzwo8y5

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September 2014

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program Info Session

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Information session to explain the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program, how to apply, and the process of selection. A virtual panel of UNC Alumni PMFs will follow. All graduate and professional students welcome. University Career Services - Co-sponsored by Schools of Law, Public Health, Information and Library Sciences, Government, Kenan-Flagler, Medicine See http://www.pmf.gov for details on the fellowship. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/o2la98w

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Navigating Organizational Culture

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

A key organizational skill for graduate students is tuning into subtle differences of departmental and organizational culture. Participants in this workshop will learn a framework for assessing the culture of their departments and where they  "fit."  This will be an opportunity for participants to identify necessary adjustments to help meet academic and personal goals. Ideal for new, incoming students as well as those soon to transition into new working environments and career tracks.  The workshop will be facilitated by David Kiel, Leadership Coordinator for…

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January 2015

Leadership Development: Managing People & Projects

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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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. Facilitated by: Peter Metzner, MA, MPA, BCC is a Board Certified Coach and Peoplemap Trainer and President of Dynamic Change, Inc. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/oqp6ks5

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March 2015

The Missing Link: Collaboration between Allied Health Sciences and Education

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carolina Center for Developmental Disabilities, 101 Renee Lynne Court
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States
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Dr. Emily Kertcher will provide an overview on the interdependence of educators and allied health professionals, which she will follow with a discussion of how to communicate effectively across disciplines to achieve joint goals. Specialists in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech language pathology will also provide overviews of what occurs in each of their fields, including prominent principles of practice to facilitate future joint goal setting and intervention planning across disciplinary fields. This seminar is appropriate for a wide…

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October 2015

Personal and Professional Values Clarification for Graduate Students

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Discovering and clarifying your values can help provide a focus for academic, careers, and life decisions.  This is an interactive workshop designed to help you identify and clarify the core values and principles that often underlie your choices.  In addition, you will gain insight into the following questions:  What kind of working conditions will be rewarding for me?  What level of responsibility can I handle?  What salary level is important for me to attain?  How do values relate to my…

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January 2016

Assertiveness, Active Listening, and Change Management

Friday, January 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Participants will learn to be more effective in clarifying expectations, handling conflict, and realizing the fundamentals of tension management in their professional roles. Participants will gain practical insights and learn essential concepts for building and maintaining high team performance. Each participant will understand the behaviors that build trust, communication, morale and effective activity management. Outcomes include: gaining greater ability to give and receive feedback, develop strategies for effectively influencing others, and enhance productivity in teams. Facilitator: Peter Metzner, President, Dynamic…

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Work/Life Integration: A Different Approach to Balancing Work and Life

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Most of us have heard the term, "work/life balance" which may lead one to think that doing all we want to do requires some sort of juggling act.  The goal of this program is to provide participants with a different way to view work life "balance."  The discussion will focus on integration and what this means in terms of how to incorporate the varied roles we all have within our lives. Suggestions for how to think about these roles as…

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February 2016

Green Zone Training – for graduate & professional students

Monday, February 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Green Zone training is a way to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. Its goals are to train members of the Carolina community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to assist this population. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can "solve problems." They are individuals who can lend a sympathetic ear and help the student veteran identify and connect with the…

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MBTI for Graduate Students

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Learn how your personality preferences can play a role in your career decision making and approach to leadership. Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator as a model for determining your preferences, Amy Blackburn and Greg Bocchino will lead you through exercises to identify your MBTI type and consider your strengths and  areas for improvement. Lunch provided. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/pwv3gsz

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