Manager Orientation

October 17, 2017 to April 4, 2018
9:00 am
West Campus or Medical Campus

This program is broken into three half-day sessions and covers important information to ensure leaders’ success.

September Session

Dates Offered Time Location
September 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)
September 21, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)
September 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)

October Session

Dates Offered Time Location
October 17, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
October 19, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
October 20, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B

January Session

Dates Offered Time Location
January 30, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
February 1, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
February 2, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B

April Session

Dates Offered Time Location
April 4, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)
April 5, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)
April 10, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)

Day 1 topics include:

  • An overview of WashU’s mission, goals, strategic priorities, structure and governance
  • WashU’s expectations of you as a leader  
  • Positive leadership practices to promote employee engagement and build trust
  • An introduction into Daniel Goleman’s six effective leadership styles
  • Identifying your own leadership style and the impact it has on your team
  • Understanding the importance of building a repertoire of different leadership styles
  • Career Planning and Development services 
  •  Your role in your employee’s career development

Day 2 topics include:

  • An introduction to employment law to help you apply basic legal concepts when responding to difficult situations
  •  An introduction to WashU policies and practices, including Family and Medical Leave, providing reasonable accommodations, and managing your employee’s time off
  • Understanding your role in providing performance feedback and dealing with conflict that may arise from performance conversations
  • A review of the Compensation Program objectives
  • Understanding Compensation’s regulatory environment
  • An overview of salary administration guidelines and procedures
  • Understanding the Recruitment Team’s structure and WashU’s hiring process
  • Learning how to conduct behavioral-based interviews

Day 3 topics include:

  • Developing leadership skills to attract, hire and retain a diverse workforce
  • Creating a climate in which staff are encouraged to develop their talents and ideas
  • Understanding how to mitigate unconscious bias on upcoming decision points
  • Learning how to recognize, navigate, and/or mitigate biases in teams or departments
  • Utilizing best practices to create a more diverse workplace

Audience: New and current university leaders with at least one direct report that is a WashU employee (not students).

Facilitators: Human Resources Employees
Fee: There is no fee for this workshop
Course Code: MSNMO

Locations:
West Campus, West Building
7509 Forsyth Blvd., Suite 001
Human Resources Learning & Development Center
Training Room B, Lower Level
Commute options to West Campus

Mid Campus Center (MCC) at the Medical School
4590 Children’s Place
HR Training Room 2057
on the second floor, just east of Kaldi’s

Questions:
Contact Shirley Ikemeier
Shirley_Ikemeier@wustl.edu

All programs are subject to change.


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