Current L&D Workshops

Learning & Development workshops provide skill building and professional enrichment, through a variety of methods. Workshops are divided into three categories to help you decide on the best course to meet your needs.

Spring 2024 Workshops by Category

Develop Yourself

Workshops to grow your self-management capabilities and increase your personal effectiveness. 

Peer Coaching for Greater Collaboration
Peer Coaching for Greater Collaboration

MARCH 20
Learn methods and coaching processes to engage with peers in a mutually beneficial partnership.

 

Preparing for Performance Reviews for Staff
Preparing for Performance Reviews for Staff

MARCH 21 | MAY 7
Learn practical tools and tips to help facilitate completing your annual performance review requirements at Columbia.

 

MBTI
Leveraging Your Style with MBTI

MARCH 28
Identify your Myers-Briggs Type, and use that insight to better understand yourself and others in your career and everyday life.

 

Improv
Improv for Better Communication

APRIL 2
Learn cognitively and physically engaging strategies for communicating your ideas with greater clarity and confidence.

 

Discover Your Strengths and Work Potential
Discover Your Strengths and Work Potential

APRIL 4
Gain an in-depth analysis of your top 5 CliftonStrengths® to help identify your dominant talents to build a strengths-based work life.

 

Sparking Innovation and Creativity
Sparking Innovation and Creativity

APRIL 9
Learners at all career levels are introduced to tools to help produce innovative ideas, and maintain a creative mindset & work culture. 

 

Enhancing Success - Elevate your Performance
Enhancing Success: Elevate your Performance

APRIL 16
Learn what it will take for you to succeed, and be inspired to play your game at a whole new level.

 

Develop Your Skills

Workshops to help you fine-tune your skills and expand your professional toolbox.

Columbia's Background Check Program
Columbia's Background Check Program

MARCH 6 | APRIL 10 
Learn the law, policies, and processes to run effective background checks.

 

Microsoft Office – Excel 2019 Level 2
Microsoft Office – Excel 2019 Level 2

MARCH 27
Learn advanced formulas and work with various tools to analyze data in spreadsheets. 

 

The Hybrid Workforce Blueprint: Integrating Lessons Learned
The Hybrid Workforce Blueprint: Integrating Lessons Learned

APRIL 3
Hybrid work is here to stay. Learn how to integrate the benefits, challenges, and trends of this new pattern of work/life.

 

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Microsoft Office – Excel 2019 Level 3

APRIL 23
Gain the skills necessary to create macros, audit and analyze worksheet data, incorporate multiple data sources, and import/export data.

Thriving in Remote and Hybrid Teams
Thriving in Remote and Hybrid Teams

APRIL 9
Discover attributes and skills that all hybrid employees must have. Communication techniques to help ensure you’re a part of decision making will be introduced. 

 

Team Collaboration: Staying Connected When Working Apart
Team Collaboration: Staying Connected When Working Apart

MAY 14
Learn best practices for efficient productivity of a hybrid/remote team, governed by the 4 C's of collaborative team.  

 

Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager
Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager

MAY 16
Develop the mindset, skillset, and toolset to consistently deliver successful projects to completion.

 

Develop Your Team

Workshops to enhance skills in effective leadership & management, including strategic thinking, decision-making, and team management.

Performance Management for Managers
Performance Management for Managers

MARCH 12
Learn Columbia guidelines to manage and assess performance, set goals, coach staff, and provide feedback.

 

Leave Management
Leave Management

MARCH 19 | APRIL 25 
Learn about Columbia-specific policies as well as the application of federal, state and local laws with regard to leave management. 

 

Preparing for Performance Reviews for Managers
Preparing for Performance Reviews for Managers

MARCH 21 | MAY 7
Will help guide managers to effectively complete performance reviews for their staff at Columbia.

 

Essentials to Managing at Columbia University
Essentials to Managing at Columbia University

APRIL 30
Better manage your staff, with support from key University offices & administrative resources.

 

Managing Unionized Staff
Managing Unionized Staff

APRIL 11 | MAY 2
Understand the processes and procedures of managing unionized staff at Columbia and CUIMC.

 

The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team
The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team

APRIL 18
Discover the essential skills and tools to get work done with and through other people, to maximize overall success. 

 

Situational Leadership for Managers
Situational Leadership for Managers

APRIL 24
Learn an action-oriented framework to lead, motivate, coach and develop staff.

 

leave forms
Leave Management: FMLA Forms and More

MAY 7 | MAY 9
A practical and hands-on lesson on completing the leave forms, as well as other basic tools used in Leave Management.

 

Leading From Within for Managers
Leading From Within for Managers

MAY 8 - 9
Gain approaches to improve leadership skills and increase self-awareness while identifying opportunities or obstacles that impact relationships.

 

L&D offers a combination of in-person and virtual workshops. Virtual sessions are held via Zoom, and simulate an in-person classroom experience, featuring individual and group activities. While most workshops include a fee, many are free of charge. Descriptions, including price and location are noted in the Spring 2024 Snapshot of L&D Workshops below, as well as in ELM.

Affiliates of CU may only register for workshops by visiting the Affiliate Workshop Registration page and following the guidelines listed.

Snapshot of Current Workshops

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