How to Host Inclusive Hybrid Meetings

Description:

A checklist and guidance to consider when planning a meeting that may include in-person and virtual participants. As we adapt to facilitating a combination of in-person and virtual working environments, it’s important to make considerations for each style of work to ensure we are also creating an inclusive, collaborative, and productive work environment.

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Preparing for Employee Performance and Development Conversations: Supervisor Basics

Description:

PMDP provides managers and employees the structure to have frequent, meaningful conversations about expectations, goals and growth opportunities. This module is intended to assist Supervisors with the basics concrete items to do in order to set you and the employee up for success.

Learning Objectives:
Understand expectation/steps for scheduling a performance conversation
Understand expectation/steps for preparing a performance conversation
Understand expectation/steps during a performance conversation meeting

Learning Outcome:
Apply opportunities outlined to prepare and encourage employee participation in performance conversations
Implement your own strategy of preparation using the basics from this training

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https://www.talent.wisc.edu/Catalog/Default.aspx?CK=70941

Modes of Conflict Management

Description:

This module will help you understand, manage, and resolve interpersonal conflicts and tensions. As a result of this module, you will:

• Identify how people tend to respond to conflict situations and describe the characteristics of interpersonal conflict
• Demonstrate techniques for handling anger and negative emotions that arise in conflict situations
• Create and practice an action plan for addressing a personal conflict

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Modes+of+Conflict+Management

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback

Description:

This workshop is designed to help all employees of UW – Madison learn how to provide quality and effective feedback any time that the message is due. Whether feedback is formal or informal, provided to employees, peers or someone else, there are ways that it can be structured to be effective and lasting. Join us in this interactive workshop where we will learn and apply a 5 step process to effectively deliver a message so that people understand it and make changes that may be needed.

Upon completion participants will be able to:
• Define what feedback is and explain what makes it effective
• Apply a 5 step framework for providing feedback
• Identify and apply techniques in delivering difficult messages

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Giving+and+Receiving+Constructive+Feedback

Principles of Supervision and Management

Description:

According to Gallup, 50% of US adults have left their job to get away from their manager. In Principles of Supervision and Management (PSM), a certificate program for managers and supervisors, learn practical skills to support your team and be a manager/supervisor employees want to work for! Learn and practice skills to create and maintain a healthy, inclusive, and engaging work environment for employees. Manager and supervisor effectiveness in creating an environment which supports employees’ success is crucial to support UW–Madison’s mission “to create, integrate, transfer, and apply knowledge through innovative programs of research, teaching, and public service.”

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/programs/principles-of-supervision-and-management/

Understanding and Leading Change

Description:

This module will help you with the skills and tools to effectively lead a group or team through change. As a result of this module, you will:

• Understand the key characteristics of each type of change
• Describe and identify the phases of transition in change
• Determine the mindsets of people in change and how to address each
• Follow the steps of a planned change model
• Practice applying change management concepts

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https://hr.wisc.edu/professional-development/courses/?q=Understanding+and+Leading+Change