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Training Workshops

Because of the importance and complexity of the Department Chair’s job, the Office of the Provost and Human Resource Services provides a yearly series of eleven 1.5 hour workshops. The schedule for these workshops appears below. The goals of these workshops are: to provide chairs and directors with tools that will help them in executing their jobs; to introduce them to other people at the University who can assist in their work; and to identify and build a peer group of other chairs and directors who can be consulted as problems arise. The workshops are available at the regional campuses and previous workshops are available through video streaming. Handouts are provided for each workshop and can be found at all times at hrs.wsu.edu/chairs.

The Department Chairs and Directors Training Workshops are designed to address the needs of current and experienced chairs, faculty and administrators of academic units.

Human Resource Services collaborates with the Office of the Provost to coordinate this annual series addressing such topics as faculty performance reviews, personnel issues, recruitment, leadership and communication. Previous sessions of these courses are available as video streamsNote: Viewing of the video streams will not be reflected on your HRS training history.

Department Chairs and Directors Training Workshop Schedule

All sessions will have AMS videoconferencing.

DateTimeLocationCourseLink to enroll
Friday,
Sept. 13
9:30-11 a.m.Lighty 405Advancing Faculty at WSUhttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_681
Wednesday,
Sept. 25
9-11 a.m.CUE 512Fresh in Their Mindshttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1249
Friday,
Oct. 4
9:30-11:30 a.m.Lighty 405We're all Data Nerds: What information is out there, where, and how to use ithttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1190
Tuesday,
Oct. 15
9:30-11 a.m.Lighty 405Making the Hard Decisions (Part 1): Ethics, Academic Freedom, and Free Speechhttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1191
Thursday,
Oct. 24
3-4:30 p.m.CUE 512Fostering an Inclusive Universityhttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1108
Tuesday,
Nov. 5
1:30-3 p.m.Lighty 405Making the Hard Decisions (Part 2): Dealing with Difficult Personnel Issueshttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_772
Tuesday,
Nov. 19
1-3 p.m.CUE 512From Colleague to "Boss"http://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1250
Friday,
Dec. 6
9-10:30 a.m.Lighty 405Faculty Annual Review Processhttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_365
Tuesday,
Jan. 14
9-10:30 a.m.Lighty 405Faculty Developmenthttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1251
Thursday,
Feb. 13
1:30-3 p.m.Lighty 405Promoting Effective Teachinghttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_492
Wednesday,
Feb. 26
9:30-11:30 a.m.Lighty 405Advancing Research in your Unithttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_491
Tuesday,
March 10
1:30-3 p.m.TBDKeeping it Togetherhttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1109
Thursday,
April 2
1:30-3 p.m.Lighty 405The Cruelest Month: Review Before Summerhttp://ihr.hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_CHAIR_1252

For the most current information and to enroll, please visit: hrs.wsu.edu/chairs

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