Manager Orientation

July 12, 2018 to January 10, 2019
8:30 am
West Campus or Medical Campus

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

July Session

Dates Offered Time Location
July 12, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
July 17, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m West Campus Training Room B
July 19, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m West Campus Training Room B

October Session

Dates Offered Time Location
October 11, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)
October 17, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)
October 18, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Mid Campus Center (MCC)

January Session

Dates Offered Time Location
January 10, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
January 15, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B
January 17, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. West Campus Training Room B

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

Registration Fee: There is no fee for this workshop.

No-Show and Late Cancellation Fees:  There will be a charge equal to the registration fee to cover the cost of materials for no-shows and late cancellations (less than 5 business days prior to class).  For classes with no registration fee, this charge is $50.

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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