Workplace Climate Workshops

Workplace Climate

Communicate with Others

Workshop # IICE

Getting your message across in a way that is clear and coherent is a critical skill in your professional and personal life. This workshop identifies the necessary ingredients of any conversation. Learn to be a better communicator by exploring the communication process and how different communication styles affect your personal style.

This workshop is idea for supervisors and managers.

Through Communicate with Others, you will:

  • Become a better communicator by examining the four key ingredients to any conversation
  • Appreciate the art of conversation through the role of speaker, listener and observer
  • Create the best possible climate for communicating through empathy, asking the right questions and understanding the person’s viewpoint
  • Understand how non-verbal communication and feedback influence how your message comes across
Group
  1. Communication Skills

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  2. Supervisory

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  3. Workplace Climate

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

Communicating Across Generations (BC 3.5hrs)

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 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.

As a result of Communicating Across Generations, you will:

  • Learn about the generations found in the workforce today
  • Consider ways to enhance effective interpersonal communication between generations
  • Discover common frustrations that people have about generational differences
  • Identify communication skillsets that contribute to effective teams

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

This workshop counts toward 3.5 hours of your annual Beyond Compliance requirement.

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  1. Beyond Compliance

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  2. Communication Skills

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  3. Diversity

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  4. Teambuilding

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  5. Workplace Climate

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

Dealing with Difficult Behaviors (BC 3hrs)

Workshop # IDDB

Do you have a coworker that seems impossible to work with?  Ever wonder why that person acts that way….and gets away with it? This workshop focuses on identifying and addressing the most common difficult workplace behaviors. Learners explore ways to effectively deal with these behaviors and examine how they are personally impacted by them. Learners will understand the important roles that emotions and stress can play in dealing with difficult encounters. They will also learn to identify trigger words, reframe reactions, learn to address the ten most common difficult behaviors and demonstrate how to give constructive feedback.

Through the Dealing with Difficult Behaviors workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the importance stress, emotions and perception play in dealing with difficult encounters
  • Identify your triggers and how to reframe reactions in order to hold yourself and others accountable for their actions
  • Identify and address the ten most common difficult behaviors
  • Demonstrate how to give constructive feedback

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

This workshop counts toward 3.0 hours of your annual Beyond Compliance requirement.

Group
  1. Beyond Compliance

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  2. Communication Skills

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  3. Workplace Climate

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Format
Instructor
Length
3 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.

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 exercise

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

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

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  1. Beyond Compliance

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  2. Diversity

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  3. Workplace Climate

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

Prevent Bullying in the Workplace (BC 3hrs)

Workshop # IPBW

Bullying happens in more places than just the playground. How should we respond to bullying in the workplace? This workshop explores what this social issue is and how we can respond by improving workplace relationships, communication and promoting healthy campus expectations. Learners will be able to:

  • Differentiate between bullying, harassment, conflict, and normal expectations
  • Discover tactics to prevent workplace bullying
  • Explore university reporting procedures for bullying
  • Care for yourself in the midst of bullying

 

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

This workshop counts toward 3.0 hours of your annual Beyond Compliance requirement.

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  1. Beyond Compliance

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  2. Personal Development

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  3. Workplace Climate

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

Principles of Conflict Management (BC 3hrs)

Workshop # IPCM

Have trouble effectively dealing with workplace conflict? Ever feel like you spend too much time going around and around without any resolution?  Then, this is the course for you!

Guided by a self-assessment tool and practical exercises, learners will:

  • Discover their preferred conflict management style
  • Learn how to distinguish between the different styles of conflict
  • Gain practical experience in applying conflict styles
  • Explore communication strategies

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

This workshop counts toward 3.0 hours of your annual Beyond Compliance requirement.

Group
  1. Beyond Compliance

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  2. Communication Skills

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  3. Managerial

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  4. Workplace Climate

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Format
Instructor
Length
4 hours
Who Should Attend
Managers

Understanding and Responding to Discrimination and Harassment

Workshop # OPWV

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of discrimination and harassment through the interactive use of scenarios and discussion around real workplace application.

Group
  1. Beyond Compliance

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  2. Managerial

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  3. Supervisory

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  4. Workplace Climate

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

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. Participants will:

  • Enrich knowledge about employment laws specific to Americans with disabilities.
  • Become familiar with the university's process regarding employees with disabilities. 
  • Discuss and practice finding solutions for various accommodation needs.

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

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

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  1. Beyond Compliance

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  2. Diversity

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  3. Managerial

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  4. Supervisory

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  5. Workplace Climate

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

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