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Jul
12

Coping, Surviving, and Thriving: handling Difficult Customers

Tue, Jul 12, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | UW-Platteville, Baraboo Campus

This half-day skill-building participant-centered workshop is designed to help employees learn how to handle difficult customer interactions and remain calm and courteous during those stressful situations. The participants strengthen their ability to stay calm in difficult situations and use active listening to manage and redirect angry customers. The participants also have an opportunity to assess the scope and effect of...
Coping, Surviving, and Thriving: handling Difficult Customers
Jul
12
Jul
12

Becoming a Person of Influence

Tue, Jul 12, 2022 | 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Online

Tuesday, July 12. Whatever your position or aspiration, you can grow your impact on others by' Becoming a Person of Influence'. Learn simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others, and watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts. You don't have to be in a high-profile job to be an influencer; whenever your life connects with...
Becoming a Person of Influence
Jul
12
Jul
14

IN-PERSON SUMMER SKILLS SEMINAR: Coping, Surviving, and Thriving: Handling Difficult Customers

Thu, Jul 14, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM | UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County

This half-day skill-building participant-centered workshop is designed to help employees learn how to handle difficult customer interactions and remain calm and courteous during those stressful situations. The participants strengthen their ability to stay calm in difficult situations and use active listening to manage and redirect angry customers. The participants also have an opportunity to assess the scope and effect of...
IN-PERSON SUMMER SKILLS SEMINAR:  Coping, Surviving, and Thriving: Handling Difficult Customers
Jul
14
Jul
19

How Successful People Think

Tue, Jul 19, 2022 | 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Online

Tuesday, July 19. Accelerate your management skills by learning the eleven types of thinking needed to set a path to future career success. By embracing the correct mindset, you'll have a greater chance of becoming a more effective leader. Objectives: Learn how to take stock of the bigger view in order to see potential obstacles and define outcomes, Learn how...
How Successful People Think
Jul
19
Jul
20

Understanding Grief in the Workplace

Wed, Jul 20, 2022 | 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM | Online

Join April Schmidt for an informative conversation and dialogue about grief and loss in the workplace. Often as a supervisor, leader, or manager there is little preparation to help in how to navigate a conversation when an employee experiences a loss. Grief and loss doesn't just happen due to death. Grief happens when change occurs. This could be an employee...
Understanding Grief in the Workplace
Jul
20
Jul
21

Put the Wow in Your Writing

Thu, Jul 21, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | UW-Platteville, Baraboo Campus

Effective Communications Through Writing demands using editing, active voice punctuation, reading comprehension, and spelling are a must. To ensure you are successful you should be able to communicate your ideas and views with conviction, enthusiasm, emotion, and honest, which machines are unable to do. Sharpen your writing skills with professional writer, award winning newspaper reporter, Ben Bromley. Ben is currently...
Put the Wow in Your Writing
Jul
21
Jul
26

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Tue, Jul 26, 2022 | 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM | Online

Tuesday, July 26. Learn how to identify and relate with people to maximize your influence with them. To be a successful leader, you must learn to communicate in a way that resonates with people. Once you do, whether it's one-on-one, in groups, or with an audience, your sense of community improves, your ability to create teamwork increases, and your influence...
Everyone Communicates, Few Connect
Jul
26
Jul
28

Six Steps to Yes: When You Need Instant Influence in a Virtual World

Thu, Jul 28, 2022 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM | UW-Platteville, Baraboo Campus

This half-day skill-building workshop uses interactive exercises to help participants learn how to quickly create trusting relationships using six decision triggers. The participants will assess how and when the triggers have been used on them, and practice using the triggers to provide instant influence: reciprocity, commitment or consistency, social proof, liking, authority, and scarcity. These proven psychological principles are based...
Six Steps to Yes: When You Need Instant Influence in a Virtual World
Jul
28
Aug
03

Emotional Intelligence

Wed, Aug 3, 2022 | 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM | Online

Wednesdays, Aug 3, 10. Jonathan Brown, Senior Strategy and Leadership Coach of PraxisGroupMN, will guide us through the importance of the theory and practice of emotional intelligence and how it impacts how we live and lead in our communities. Although there has been a great deal of emphasis on cognitive intelligence, we know that emotions impact behaviors and our quality...
Emotional Intelligence
Aug
03
Aug
04

Succeeding with Agile Hybrids

Thu, Aug 4, 2022 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM | Online

Thursdays, Aug. 4, 11. Join Shawn Belling, author of Succeeding with Agile Hybrids, as you learn to achieve organizational agility and value delivery using agile project management techniques and strategies. Deliver successful projects at work through utilizing diverse methods and a hybrid framework. Through his experiences and knowledge, Shawn Belling will do a deep dive into Agile principles, skills, tools,...
Succeeding with Agile Hybrids
Aug
04
Sep
20

Fox Cities Community on Campus Day

Tue, Sep 20, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Outside Markee Pioneer Student Center

The Fox Cities community will be on campus to highlight unique information including tourism, economic development, quality of life, local companies, service and networking organizations, and more. This is a great way to network and learn more about potential internships, co-ops, and full-time positions that may exist within the Fox Cities community. Fox Cities Community on Campus Day is presented...
Fox Cities Community on Campus Day
Sep
20
Sep
22

2022 Industry Awareness Day

Thu, Sep 22, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Outside Markee Pioneer Student Center, UW-Platteville

Industry Awareness Day provides an opportunity for industry partners and students to engage. This outdoor event takes place in a fun and interactive environment prior to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Fall Career Fair. Industry stakeholders will highlight information about their organization's mission, vision, values, corporate culture, and career pathways. Students will get to informally network with alumni and other key...
2022 Industry Awareness Day
Sep
22