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Navigating Change: Bite-Size Training for Employees

November 18, 2019

Join University of Idaho Employee Development and Learning for a bite-sized video-based learning series on navigating change. Hosted by Elissa Keim, director of employee development and workforce diversity, each session will explore a topic related to change and the social and emotional challenges that occur during periods of organizational change. All workshops are scheduled from noon to 1:15 p.m. in Bruce Pitman Center 040A. Due to licensing agreements, no Zoom Connection will be available. Pre-register online.

Series schedule:

  • Creating a Culture of Change, Monday, Dec. 2: Learn how to help your team embrace change and use it as a dynamic force for innovation and growth.
  • Powerless to Powerful: Taking Control, Wednesday, Dec. 4: Learn to choose how you respond to difficult circumstances and take back the control you need to make positive changes in your work and life.
  • Managing Organizational Change for Managers, Friday, Dec. 6: Successful change starts at the top. Learn how to communicate, reinforce and lead your team through change.
  • Building Trust, Monday, Dec. 9: Learn how to build trust in the workplace. Find out how to earn trust, practice trust and rebuild trust.
  • Effective Listening, Wednesday, Dec. 11: Assess your listening skills and develop more-effective listening behaviors.
  • Leading with Emotional Intelligence, Friday, Dec. 13: Get concrete techniques for boosting your emotional quotient to better lead teams, work with peers and manage up.
  • Communicating in Times of Change, Wednesday, Dec.18: Get the tools you need to strategize your communication efforts, craft the change communication message, manage difficult questions and overcome resistance and more.
  • Managing Stress for Positive Change, Friday, Dec. 20: Learn how individuals develop stress and what managers can do to cultivate an environment and communication style that helps connect employees to the bigger picture.

The feasibility of distance delivery in early 2020 is being explored. If your work location is outside of Moscow and you are interested in participating, email edl@uidaho.edu and indicate which topics are of most interest.

About the University of Idaho

The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 12,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu