Cal Poly Humboldt Professional Development Newsletter - October 2023

October 10, 2023

This month inside Cal Poly Humboldt Professional Development Newsletter

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - CSU Learn offers an extensive library of courses to watch, read and listen. There are courses, books, and audiobooks that you can access for free.
  • Data Visualization Mastery - This Skillsoft Aspire journey will help you understand the significance of creating user-centered visuals, best practices to follow along with various types of charts, plots, graphs and diagrams to represent data visually. 
  • Building Resilience in Your Personal and Professional Live - Learn more about preparing for pandemic and crisis through mindsets, teamwork, and more. With the right mindset, you can learn to make the best of these difficult times and seize the opportunity to improve yourself and your team.
  • Breath and Health - During the session, we will do some light gentle stretches and guided meditation. Come prepared to leave this 30-minute virtual session afresh, anywhere you are!
  • Sustainability in the CSU: 101 - Join the Sustainability & Energy Director from CSU Channel Islands to learn about CSU sustainability policies and practical tips for how you can live and work more sustainably.
  • Fueling for Success – Join this engaging and interactive learning experience on how positive psychology can lead to personal and professional success.
  • 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.
  • Interviewing 101 - Learn about common interview questions and how to prepare for a successful in person and virtual interview.
  • Facilitating Challenging Conversations: Managing Hot Moments - In this workshop, we will discuss strategies for facilitating productive group interactions and for responding with compassion when those interactions go astray.
  • Virtual Stepping Beyond - Customer Service - SJSU Customer Service Training will review the components of customer service and will give participants an opportunity to step out of their shoes and into those of their customers.
  • Mindful Communication - This workshop will offer mindful communication practices that can help you build honest, strong, respectful relationships with colleagues, friends and/or family members.
  • Happy Affordable Holidays - Does your usual holiday celebration focus on those aspects of the celebration that you feel are most important?
  • Increase Productivity with MS OneNote - OneNote is a digital note-taking app that provides a single place for all your meeting notes, plans, and other information. This session is an introduction level course.
  • Being Relational: Being a Team Player - This session will involve short lectures, interactive discussions via breakouts and other small group discussion.
  • Leadership Footprints: What is Your Legacy? - This interactive session will discuss the importance of leadership footprints and the legacy we as leaders consciously/unconsciously leave behind.
  • Decisions, Decisions! Creative Problem Solving and Decision-Making Techniques - In this workshop you will learn and apply creative thinking techniques to problems, learn and practice a method of Problem Solving which can be applied to nearly any situation, and learn four styles of effective Decision Making and match them to appropriate situations.
  • The Lifelong Learner: Developing Your Intellectual Curiosity - In this 90-minute course, we will explore intellectual curiosity and its importance in your personal and professional development and provide you with information and resources to become a lifelong learner.
  • Designing Presentations for Results - This workshop will cover the Backward Design approach for preparing presentations, trainings, or lessons. This session will include lecture and small group activities.
  • So, What’s Your Story? A New Approach to Elevate Your Personal Brand - Through a series of interactive activities and guided discussions, participants will delve into their life journey, uncovering pivotal moments, challenges overcome, and significant accomplishments.
  • CSU's Got Talent - Career Management: Being the CEO of Your Life
  • and more! 

Please visit our October 2023 Newsletter