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Communicating Across Four Generations (BC 2.5hrs)

Workshop # IDIV2

Do you communicate well with people outside your age group? Find out how to manage communication across generations by first learning about the four generations in the workforce. Knowledge about each generation will give you a general understanding about each group's frame of reference and help you interact more effectively.

This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

This workshop counts toward 2.5 hours of your annual Beyond Compliance goal.

As a result of Communicating Across Four Generations, you will:

  • Learn about effective interpersonal communication¬† between the four generations
  • Discover common frustrations that people have about generational differences
  • Identify communication skillsets that contribute to effective teams
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2.5 hours
Who Should Attend
All Faculty & Staff

Diversity Includes Everyone (BC 2.5hrs)

Workshop # IDIV1

Every person at Kent State is a unique individual, very different from anyone else on campus. In order to work effectively, we need to understand and embrace this concept. This workshop provides learners an opportunity to explore fundamental diversity concepts and develop an understanding of why differences should be valued.

This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

This workshop counts toward 2.5 hours of your annual Beyond Compliance goal.

As a result of Diversity Includes Everyone, you will:

  • Discover a basic knowledge of diversity
  • Increase the understanding of methods that influence diversity-related culture change
  • Explore dimensions of diversity through interactive exercises
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2.5 hours
Who Should Attend
All Faculty & Staff

Employment Law and Harassment Prevention (BC 4 hrs)

Workshop # IELHP

What is the ADEA? Or FLSA? How about ADAAA? Does your mind spin trying to keep up with constantly changing employment laws? Can you spot or prevent sexual harassment in the workplace? What should you do if a harassment complaint is brought to your attention? This workshop examines what supervisors and managers should know to maintain a working knowledge of federal and state laws/regulations that impact employment at Kent State.

This workshop is designed for managers and supervisors, but relevant for all faculty and staff.

This workshop counts as 4 hours toward your annual Beyond Compliance goal.

Through Employment Law and Harassment Prevention, you will gain:

  • A¬† fundamental understanding of the following laws:
    • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
    • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
    • Americans with Disabilities Act as Amended (ADAAA)
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Insight to the role a supervisor plays in preventing harassment in the workplace
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  1. Diversity

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  2. Recruitment

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  3. Supervisory

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4 hours
Who Should Attend
Managers, New Supervisors, Supervisors

Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act (BC 2.5hrs)

Workshop # IUADAA

This workshop, based on the 2008 Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, gives learners an opportunity to understand the laws under the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA). Learners will increase their understanding of the original intent of the definition of disability, factors that qualify an individual as disabled, and information about the complaint process and the reasonable accommodation request process.

This workshop is ideal for all Kent State faculty and staff.

This workshop counts toward 2.5 hours of your annual Beyond Compliance goal.

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  1. Diversity

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  2. Managerial

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  3. Supervisory

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Format
Instructor
Length
2.5 hours
Who Should Attend
All Faculty & Staff