Learn and Grow Calendar

Explore upcoming opportunities for Yale managers and staff to learn and grow. Courses are focused on building leadership skills, acquiring knowledge needed to grow within or beyond a role, and growing personally and professionally—ultimately helping Yale realize its goals.

August 2, 2019

Speaking for the University: Principles of Effective Writing for Yale Staff Members
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This two-part workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the elements of effective writing as you represent Yale whenever you write an email, a memo, or prepare a report.  

August 27, 2019

Project Management for Yale Professionals
Instructors: Dave Logie, Kim Miller

This class is intended for those who are either leading projects or interested in learning more about the project management discipline.

August 29, 2019

On-Line Learning Lab
Instructors: Instructor Led

Finding it hard to take advantage of eLearning opportunities at work? Boost your eLearning and take advantage of classes offered through LinkedIn Learning or other eLearning content such as Workday training, in a quiet training environment.

September 10, 2019

Informational Interviewing: The Ultimate Networking Tool
Instructors: Celestina Gentile, Damion Smith

Learn what informational interviews are and how to prepare for them.

September 11, 2019

Manager Chats
Instructors: Michele Richardson

Join us quarterly for a special manager forum supporting and facilitating the ongoing growth of management staff in their careers at Yale.

September 13, 2019

Speaking for the University: Level 2
Instructors: Alison Coleman

This two-part advanced workshop is designed for those who are comfortable with the basics of grammar and style and ready to take their writing to the next level.  Recommended pre-requisite: Speaking for the University: Principles of Effective Writing for Yale Staff.

September 17, 2019

Project Management for Yale Professionals
Instructors: Kim Miller, Gina Ohanesian

Intended for those either leading projects or interested in learning more about the project management discipline.

September 19, 2019

InsideOut Coaching
Instructors: Chris Brown, Deborah Lindenman

Elective in the Managing at Yale series offering a different way to look at coaching others. We recommend you attend this course  after attending the Great Manager Program.

September 24, 2019

SS: Navigating Conflict
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A special session for C&T employees

“Navigating Conflict” is a half-day, interactive workshop designed to promote an understanding of how people typically deal with conflict and introduces a model for successfully steering potential conflict in a constructive direction.

September 25, 2019

Great Manager Program
Instructors: Stephanie Gosteli

Step Two in the Managing at Yale series. This two -day program for managers will provide a better understanding of yourself and your management style. We recommended that you attend this six months following Managing at Yale Essentials.

October 4, 2019

Taking Pride in Your Job
Instructors: Pamela Cox

An essential element every employee must have in their tool-kit focusing on four simple principles; catching the energy, play at work, make their day, how to choose your attitude.

October 10, 2019

Navigating Your Career at Yale: Getting Started
Instructors: Samantha Lockheed, Jillian Goodfellow

Discover what you need to know when searching for a new opportunity at Yale.

October 11, 2019

Speaking for the University: Principles of Effective Writing for Yale Staff Members
Instructors: Alison Coleman

This two-part workshop is a comprehensive introduction to the elements of effective writing as you represent Yale whenever you write an email, a memo, or prepare a report.  

October 14, 2019

SS: Navigating Conflict
Instructors:

A special session for C&T employees

“Navigating Conflict” is a half-day, interactive workshop designed to promote an understanding of how people typically deal with conflict and introduces a model for successfully steering potential conflict in a constructive direction.

October 15, 2019

Instructor Community of Practice (CoP)
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Bringing instructors from across the university to share, learn and build a sense of community. All instructors are welcome.

October 15, 2019

Leading with Influence
Instructors: Kirk Hooks

Develop your skills to enlist, persuade, and engage others in order to achieve results.

October 16, 2019

Communicating for Results
Instructors: Kirk Hooks

Learn how to say what you mean and mean what you say by using a simple six step process for effective communication.

October 17, 2019

Workflow Management
Instructors: Travis Holyfield

In Workflow Management, we will explore a behavior-based skillset that participants can immediately apply to create focus, organize information, and improve time management, encouraging planful personal productivity.

October 22, 2019

Managing at Yale Essentials
Instructors: Stephanie Gosteli

Step One in the Managing at Yale series. This three -day program for new managers will provide essential understanding of managing at Yale. We recommend that you take this within  the first 90 days of becoming a manager at Yale.

October 29, 2019

Interviewing with Confidence
Instructors: Rebecca Morgan, Jillian Goodfellow

Enhance  your interviewing skills with research, preparation and developing your story.

November 1, 2019

Speaking for the University: Principles of Effective Writing for Yale Staff
Instructors: Alison Coleman

As university employees, we represent Yale whenever we write an email, draft a memo, or prepare a report. Yale staff members are often at the front lines of communicating with internal and external constituents; their writing is critical to the success of the university—and to their own career development.

November 1, 2019

Best Foot Forward
Instructors: Pamela Cox, Michele Potter

A fast paced experiential workshop focusing on six core aspects of professionalism; Attitude, Appearance, Attendance, Initiative, Integrity, and Respect.

November 5, 2019

Project Management for Yale Professionals
Instructors: Kim Miller, Gina Ohanesian

Intended for those either leading projects or interested in learning more about the project management discipline.

November 6, 2019

Great Manager Program
Instructors: Stephanie Gosteli

2 day class offering Nov. 6-7, 2019

Step Two in the Managing at Yale series. This two -day program for managers will provide a better understanding of yourself and your management style. We recommeded that you attend this six months following Managing at  Yale Essentials.

November 7, 2019

International Project Management Day
Instructors: Not available at this time, 800 West Campus Drive, West Campus - 2nd Floor

Please join your Project Management colleagues from across Yale campus, as we host International Project Management Day at Yale, presented by the Project Management Community of Practice on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Network with Yale colleagues working within the project management discipline and earn PDUs at the same time. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Along with raffle prizes.

November 12, 2019

Managing For Results
Instructors: Michele Richardson

This two-day program is an elective in the Managing at Yale series focusing on how effective managers create high levels of satisfaction for customers, their staff, and themselves. We recommend you attend this course  after attending the Great Manager Program.

November 12, 2019

Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn
Instructors: Nicholas Barone, Damion Smith

Learn how to build a LinkedIn profile that promotes you and your accomplishments and establish a network with other like-minded professionals.

November 13, 2019

On-Line Learning Lab
Instructors: Shaun J. King

Finding it hard to take advantage of eLearning opportunities at work? Boost your eLearning and take advantage of classes offered through Lynda.com, other eLearning content such as Workday training, in a quiet training environment.

November 14, 2019

Mastering Difficult Conversations
Instructors: Kirk Hooks

Learn to apply practical tools to effectively and confidently handle difficult conversations.

November 21, 2019

Job Crafting: Turning the Job You Have into the Job You Want
Instructors: Katie Volz

Learn how to shape and redefine your job to make it more meaningful.

December 3, 2019

Navigating Conflict
Instructors: Kirk Hooks

Understand how people typically deal with conflict and learn how to steer potential conflict in a constructive direction. Participants will take the Thomas-Killman Conflict Mode Instrument.

December 4, 2019

Manager Chats
Instructors: Michele Richardson

Join us quarterly for a special manager forum supporting and facilitating the ongoing growth of management staff in their careers at Yale.

December 5, 2019

InsideOut Coaching
Instructors: Stephanie Gosteli, Yon Sugiharto

Elective in the Managing at Yale series offering a different way to look at coaching others. We recommend you attend this course  after attending the Great Manager Program.

December 10, 2019

Learning in Motion: Speak, Listen, Be Understood
Instructors: Kirk Hooks

Join us for a 90 minute workshop to build awareness around verbal and non-verbal cues, the sender/receiver model, and tips and techniques for successful communications.

December 10, 2019

Instructor Community of Practice (CoP)
Instructors:

Bringing instructors from across the university to share, learn and build a sense of community. All instructors are welcome.