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Human Resource Services’ Professional Development Catalog for Spring 2013 is now available.

The courses are available without cost to all UNCG faculty, staff and administrators.

HRS notes some highlights:

As part of our continuing emphasis on cultural competency, Maria Schilke will continue our popular courses in Beginner’s Spanish, and Dr. Brooke Kreitinger will teach a new series in Beginning German during the month of February.

Dr. Penelope Pynes will lead a course on Intercultural Sensitivity.

HRS will offer a new three-part series on management policies and processes for EPA non-faculty as well as courses on Preventing Workplace Harassment and Bullying Prevention.

Also of particular note this semester are Dr. Kevin Lowe’s course on Managing Cultural Change, Holly Buttner’s workshop on Assessment of Cognitive Style and a collaboratively taught course on Managing Student Employees taught by Dr. Patrick Madsen, Dr. Eric Gladney and Chad Collins.

As part of our focus on workplace competencies and organizational capabilities, Dr. Eric Gladney, Associate Director of Professional Development, will offer a number of courses on teamwork, emotional intelligence, networking, interpersonal communication and related topics.

The catalog may be accessed (click the cover) and course registration is available at web.uncg.edu/hrs/Training/ Seating is limited.

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