Georgia State Book Club

Insightful discussion! Diverse book selections!

If you enjoy reading or think you might, join the Georgia State Book Club!

Call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu for additional information. This is free and open to all Faculty, Staff & Students!

September – October 2014

September 18 : Thursday

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Benefits

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning
Mutual funds

Panther Mart – Payment Request/Travel

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

This workshop provides training for those people who will be requesting payments for less than $5,000 and generally these transactions include processing invoices, reimbursements, payments to independent contractors/consultants, food purchases, non-employee travel reimbursements, relocation and moving expenses, scholarships/fellowships and stipends.…

September 23 : Tuesday

Lawfully Recruiting for Diversity (MDCC)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
Learn how to avoid discrimination complaints related to unfair recruitment/selection. Gain a better understanding of pitfalls, best practices, and the ODDEP review process during a hire.

September 24 : Wednesday

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Benefits

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning
Mutual funds

Employees’ Rights and Responsibilities: The Policies and Procedures of GSU

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

As an employee, do you know what your responsibilities are in working at GSU? Are you aware of the many resources available to you if you have a problem or issue? If not, then this class is for you. This…

September 26 : Friday

Fidelity Appointments with Andrea Leota, CFP

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Benefits

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop
As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.

Transforming Stress: Interactive Yoga & Meditation

10:30 am - 11:30 am ODCS

This interactive course offers breathing and meditation techniques and gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.

September 30 : Tuesday

New Employee Benefits Orientation

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Benefits

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

New Employee Benefits Orientation

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Benefits Orientation

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

MS Excel Level I

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ODCS

Excel is one of the most powerful and frequently used tools in an office. This course introduces Excel to beginning students who don’t know or use Excel often if at all. Learn to speed up data entry. This course will…

October 1 : Wednesday

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions at Georgia State University

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Benefits

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your spending priorities…

Managing Stress during Challenging Times

11:30 am - 1:00 pm ODCS

This course offers tips on putting yourself in charge of managing emotions and surviving work/life challenges.

October 2 : Thursday

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Benefits

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning
Mutual funds

October 7 : Tuesday

Business Etiquette and Professionalism (OPC)

9:00 am - 12:30 pm ODCS

This interactive course will help you build strong business relationships with associates inside and outside your office or department and with customers. It will help you make a positive first impression and provide techniques to continue being positive and professional…

MS Excel Level II

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ODCS

Can you multi-task? Learn how to work with large worksheets efficiently, using 3-D formulas in multiple worksheets and workbooks at the same time. Calculate data with a variety of advanced formulas. Analyze data with logical Vlookups and Hlookups functions. Course…

October 8 : Wednesday

Fight to Flight

10:00 am - 1:00 pm ODCS

This interactive course is designed to teach techniques to prevent and escape from an attack.

October 10 : Friday

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Benefits

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning
Mutual funds

October 14 : Tuesday

New Employee Benefits Orientation

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Benefits

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

New Employee Benefits Orientation

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Benefits Orientation

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

The Grievance and the Complaint: What’s the Difference (MDCC)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
What is a grievance? What is a complaint? When should an individual file a grievance versus a complaint? What is a manager’s responsibility once a grievance or…

MS Excel Level III

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ODCS

You’ve got the Power. Can you Pivot? In this course you will PivotTables and Pivot Charts. You will password protect your beloved spreadsheet or just a portion of your spreadsheet. You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis…

Query Basics – Part 1

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ODCS

This workshop provides training on the basic concepts of the PeopleSoft Financials Web query tool. A Query is an inquiry tool that allows users to easily retrieve specific data from the PeopleSoft system by specifying the records, fields and criteria…

October 15 : Wednesday

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Benefits

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning
Mutual funds

TIAA-CREF Individual Counseling Sessions at Georgia State University

9:00 am - 5:00 pm Benefits

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your spending priorities…

Signs and Symptoms of Substance Abuse in the Workplace: Training for Supervisors and Managers

11:30 am - 1:00 pm ODCS

This compliance course educates supervisors and managers on a growing concern in the workplace contributing to loss of productivity – poor morale and increased absenteeism. Objectives include reviewing the Drug Free Workplace Act, Georgia State’s policies, signs/symptoms of substance abuse,…

Query Basics – Part 2

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ODCS

NOTE THIS IS A CONTINUTION OF QUERY BASICS – PART 1 Participants must have completed that entire course to attend

October 16 : Thursday

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor

9:00 am - 4:00 pm Benefits

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning
Mutual funds

Are you a Confident Impactful Presenter?

9:00 am - 4:00 pm ODCS

Delivering impactful presentations in a confident manner is a key to professional success. Come and learn how to overcome your presentation fears and nervousness. Learn how to develop a great opening, gain the audience’s attention, deliver a speech with impact,…

Fundamentals of Customer Service (OPC)

9:00 am - 12:30 pm ODCS

Looking at exceptional models of customer service in the corporate world, some significant questions can be answered. What does it take to raise the level of customer service Georgia State employees deliver to internal (faculty and staff) and external (students…

October 21 : Tuesday

Fundamentals of Good Leadership

9:00 am - 4:00 pm ODCS

This interactive course will teach you the essentials of the leadership process and help you earn respect as a trusted leader. It shows you how to master the five roles of a leader: role model, visionary, motivator, coach and change…