This month’s professional development recommendations provide opportunities to learn effective and inclusive communication skills and strategies. In addition to healthy communication, we are featuring an opportunity to enhance your physical health as well!
Encouraging Team Communication and Collaboration.
Managing teams successfully involves ensuring that team members can communicate with you and with one another and that they will collaborate effectively as a team. To achieve this, clear channels of communication are required for both on-site and virtual teams. In this course, you’ll learn how to demonstrate team leadership by encouraging effective communication and overcoming communication problems. You’ll explore strategies for encouraging team collaboration. Finally, you’ll learn about tools and technologies that are commonly used for virtual teamwork and key considerations for establishing virtual communication guidelines. Click here to access Percipio Course (21 minutes, completion earns digital badge).
Inclusive Language Series.
This recorded 3-part webinar series will provide you with an opportunity to learn about currently appropriate terminology related to disability, LGBTQ+ communities, and race/ethnicity, as well as the reasoning behind why these terms are generally preferred. This series was held in the Fall 2022 and features guest speakers from the UMSL community. Click here to access the full program at your convenience on Percipio.
Employee Engagement – Faculty/Staff Cohort at the RWC
Program Dates: March 14 – May 2
Program Cost: $120
- Membership to the RWC for Duration of program
- Pre & Post Fitness Assessments by a personal trainer
- 36 different workouts for all levels
- Access to an app for accessing workouts and tracking progress
- Weekly tips and tricks to keep you engaged and motivated