Cal Poly Humboldt Professional Development Newsletter - February 2024

February 25, 2024

This month inside Cal Poly Humboldt Professional Development Newsletter

Spring Cross Campus Collaboration Courses Cross Campus Collaboration courses are back for Spring. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from presenters from almost every CSU campus. This year we have more courses with new topics. Check them out as one might inspire you.

CSU Learn Courses


  •  Generative AI and its Impact to Everyday Business - In this course, you will gain an introductory understanding of generative AI and its potential impact on everyday business activities.
  • Customer Service: Interpreting Customers' Service Priorities - In this course, you'll learn to distinguish customer priorities as either explicit or implicit, and to describe how speed influences customer perception. 
Cross Campus Collaboration Courses
  • How to be an Effective Virtual Team Member - In this 3-hour Workshop you can expect to walk away with tools to be a more effective team member.
  • Facilitating Challenging Conversations: Preparing Others - In this workshop we will discuss actions you can take to create the conditions for productive conversations about challenging topics, including establishing clear guidelines for interaction and providing careful structure for the discussion.
  • Using Inclusive Language - The words we choose have the power to make people feel celebrated and valued.
  • Negotiation by Any Other Name - This interactive workshop will teach how to recognize the negotiation aspects of daily interactions and to achieve our interests without fear or “hardball” tactics.
  • Self-Coaching 101 - The Self Coaching 101 session will explore the mental processes and paradigms that lead to personal and professional excellence.
  • The Performance Diagnostic Checklist: A simple tool to boost your team's success - This 90-minute interactive workshop breaks down the complexities of performance management into practical steps and introduces the Performance Diagnostic Checklist - Human Services (PDC-HS).
  • Breath and Health - Come experience the intimate link between our breath and our emotions. During the session, we will do some light gentle stretches and guided meditation.
  • How To Get Your Child to College - We'll provide critical and timely information, dispel myths, and ensure you are equipped to help your child research, apply and successfully transition into the college of their choice.
  • Facilitating Challenging Conversations: Facilitation Basics - This workshop will discuss the skills and dispositions of effective facilitators as well as strategies to address common concerns / challenges.
  • Navigating Challenging Conversations - Increase your confidence and comfort in facing challenging conversations in this 60 minute workshop!
  • Generational Diversity - For the first time in history there are four different generations in the workplace. Learn how to value the new ideas and embrace the change that each new generation brings
Much More
  • CSU's Got Talent - Teamwork Across Generations - Navigating Communication Divides in the Modern Workplace

Please visit our February 2024 Newsletter