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Professional Development

You asked...we listened! Results from the Your Voice, Your CC engagement survey and feedback from strategic planning sessions showed that CC staff are interested in enhancing skills and building knowledge. Check out the following professional development sessions and let the learning begin!  

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Supervision at CC Program


Legal Issues for Supervisors - Pay Practices
Focus will be on pay practices (exempt vs. nonexempt classification, common wage and hour violations), and an overview of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

January 14, 9:30-11:30 OR January 16, 1:30-3:30

Legal Issues for Supervisors - FMLA and Social Media
Understand the supervisor's role in managing family medical leave and learn how social media has impacted the supervisor/staff relationship.

January 29, 9:30-11:30 OR January 30, 1:30-3:30

Communicating Effectively In Difficult Situations
Increase supervisor confidence and ability to effectively assess and analyze difficult situations, choose effective strategies for resolving difficulties, prepare to conduct difficult one-on-one conversations, facilitate face-to-face two-person conflicts, process complicated team/organizational issues to bring about positive change.

February 5, 9:30-11:30 OR 1:30-3:30

Interviewing and Hiring Strategies and Process
Learn interviewing techniques to legally and effectively make the best hiring decisions. Review of the hiring process at CC. 

March 5, 9:30-11:30

Supervisor Roundtable Sessions (follow up conversations related to core sessions)
January 17, 11:30-12:30
February 14, 11:30-12:30
March 7, 11:30-12:30
April 18, 11:30-12:30
May 16, 11:30-12:30

HR Basics for Supervisors 
January 9, 11:30-1:30
March 26, 11:30-1:30
May 14, 11:30-1:30

Professional Development Sessions - All Staff

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CC Staff Performance Review Process: Review of the process, form, and timelines for the annual staff performance review.

November 18, 11:30-1:30
November 22, 10:00-11:00
December 5, 11:30-1:00 OR 3:00-4:00

Generations Working Together: Participants will recognize and gain a greater understanding of the unique needs of different generations in the workforce. Learn how communication and motivation can differ among generations. Gain skills to work more effectively with members of different generations.

November 21, 1:30-3:30

Workplace Respect: Learn now to successfully navigate the world of work and develop relationships based on a respect and understanding. 

December 11, 1:30-3:30

Using People Admin for Recruitment: Learn how to use the college's applicant tracking system for posting staff positions.

December 12, 11:30-1:00

Staff Compensation at CC: Information will be presented on how the comp program at CC is developed and administered.

January 23, 1:00-2:00
January 24, 9:30-10:30

Communicating Effectively in Difficult Situations:  Participants will learn how to address conflict and choose effective strategies for resolving difficulties.

February 13, 1:30-3:30

I Said What? Communicating Across Cultures: Increase awareness of the diversity of cultures in our workplace and the importance of being sensitive to respectful communication.

February 25, 11:30-12:30

Staff Performance Evaluation Q and A:  An opportunity to ask questions related to the staff evaluation process.
February 26, 9:30-10:00 OR 1:30-2:00

Cultivating Your Listening Skills: Listening to Understand: Using an assessment tool, participants will address their unique habits and improve listening skills in three key listening dimensions: staying focused, capturing the message, and helping the speaker.

March 27, 1:30-3:30

Phone: (719) 389-6421
Fax: (719) 389-6926
916 North Weber
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00 

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