Guided Meditation

Come take advantage of this wonderful opportunity for stress reduction and relaxation! Offered on an individual basis on Fridays. By appointment only.

For more information, or to make an appointment, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu.

September – November 2014

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

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

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

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

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 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 9 : Thursday

Taleo Training

10:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

This class provides hiring managers and internal employees the necessary knowledge on how to post vacancies, manage applications and submit qualified candidates for recommendation. Individuals learn about system functions and methods to decrease hiring turnaround time, including techniques and strategies…

October 14 : Tuesday

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

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,…

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

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…

October 22 : Wednesday

Organization and Time Management (OPC)

9:00 am - 12:30 pm ODCS

Get 21st century ideas to age-old time management challenges. Attend this course and get a fresh perspective on time and self-management. You’ll transform your work day when you learn how to: manage your energy cycles, build a producer’s mindset, determine…

Performance Management and the Progressive Discipline Process

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

This session details strategies to promote positive employee relations and Georgia State’s progressive disciplinary process. It identifies ways to motivate employees. It provides modeling and practice in how to hold discussions with staff members about unacceptable performance when coaching and…

October 24 : Friday

Annual Conflict Resolution Symposium 2014 Theme: Acting Out! Using Storytelling Mediums to Manage Conflict

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm ODCS

Come join faculty, staff, students and practitioners from across the state as they network, share, mentor, discuss and learn about the many diverse applications of the skills of conflict resolution at the 4th annual Conflict Resolution Symposium. Visit the GSU…

October 28 : Tuesday

Create Professional and Impressive Forms

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ODCS

Learn how to create beautiful professional looking forms for Georgia State University and beyond! Learn about the form creation tools found in Word 2010 and how to produce electronic forms that are visually pleasing and easy to navigate. The course…

October 29 : Wednesday

Business Writing and Grammar Skills (OPC)

9:00 am - 12:30 pm ODCS

Writing letters and memos are part of most people’s daily workload. This class will help you to better understand the writing process, overcome the occasional writer’s block, and organize your information by using a specific method of development. Steps to…

October 30 : Thursday

Basics of Supervision (FLSC)

9:00 am - 4:00 pm ODCS

Basic supervisory skills are indispensable if you want to get things done through other people. Supervision involves far more than “telling people what to do.” In this course you will enjoy the opportunity to confidentially assess your current supervisory skills.…

October 31 : Friday

Clear Mind, Full Heart: Interactive Yoga and Meditation

10:30 am - 11:30 am ODCS

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

November 4 : Tuesday

Creating a Civil Environment at Georgia State University: Preventing Sexual Harassment (MDCC)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
So you refer to a co-worker as “dear,” “babe, “and “darling” or inquire about their sexual identity…what is the big deal? Can your behavior in the workplace…

Create Impressive PowerPoint Presentations

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ODCS

For users who build PowerPoint presentations, this course shows the tips and tricks to build superior presentations. Wow your audience with interesting animations and engaging custom graphics. Course goals create customized presentations with templates. Add special effects. Use the slide,…

November 5 : Wednesday

Myers Briggs Type Indicator: What is your Type?

11:30 am - 1:00 pm ODCS

This course is designed for individuals who are interested in taking the MBTI, receiving help with interpreting and using it for a variety of purposes, including improving personal and professional relationships .
 
 

November 6 : Thursday

Creating a Civil Environment at Georgia State University: Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace (MDCC)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
Upon completion of this course, you will understand: the wide range of behaviors that may constitute discrimination and harassment; that free speech rights don’t apply in the…

November 10 : Monday

Intro to Spectrum/ Panther Mart

9:00 am - 12:00 pm ODCS

This workshop provides training on the basic navigation of the PeopleSoft Financials and Panther Mart tools and basic concepts of Financials operations.

Journal Entry

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ODCS

This workshop provides training on the general ledger module. A journal is the vehicle used to correct/adjust previously recorded transactions, process interdepartmental invoices, transfer expenditures, record departmental sales & service revenues, agency expenses and continuing education revenue and expenses. Participants…