Learning and Development: Professional Development classes for December

Learning and Development, a division of Talent Management and Organization Development, has immediate openings for workshops taking place in December. Here's a brief description of December workshops in date order.

Becoming a Conflict Competent Leader Dealing effectively with conflict is difficult for leaders and followers alike. Poorly managed conflict creates enormous costs in the form of wasted time, turnover, and lawsuits. This course examines the sources of conflict in organizations, and probes the special nature of traditional adversarial roles, hierarchy, and special interests within an organization. Through case studies, role-plays, and examples shared in class, participants investigate effective methods for reaching satisfactory agreements. The Conflict Dynamics Profile is administered to provide the individual with greater self-knowledge of personal style. Tuesday, Dec. 2 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1101 E. 33rd Street, B102 To register, click here.

Success for Supervisors This session is designed for the first-time supervisor or those new to managing at Hopkins. Participants will explore the hiring process (recruiting, interviewing, and selection), the performance management cycle (planning, coaching, and evaluation), and gain awareness of disability service issues. Thursday, Dec. 4 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1011 E. 33rd Street, Room B102 To register, click here.

Professional Medical Coding Training: Evaluation and Management Coding This two-part workshop is a must for coders. For each Evaluation and Management (E/M) service, code selection is based on location, physician work, and the extent of medical decision making during the visit. E/M services are often the bulk of codes reported. Participant learning is enhanced with hands-on activities. Friday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 12 (you must attend both days) 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1011 E. 33rd Street, Room B102 To register, click here.

Basic Supervision The most important part of any supervisor's job is keeping staff motivated. This workshop will give you the skills you need to increase communication and cooperation and improve productivity in any work group. Learn techniques to diffuse conflict, inspire employees, and motivate your team.
Tuesday, Dec. 9 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1011 E. 33rd Street, Room B102 To register, click here.

The Mechanics of Leadership: Influencing Interpersonal and Group Outcomes What is your personal style of influence? Participants in this workshop will learn how to use their leadership skills to work with a group to accomplish a goal, obtain techniques to overcome resistance, and discuss how to get desired results without negative consequences.
Wednesday, Dec. 10 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1011 E. 33rd Street, Room B102 To register, click here.

Effective Meetings and Presentations: How to Make an Impression That Makes a Difference In this practical course, participants will strengthen their skills in delivering presentations and leading meetings by learning how to overcome nervousness; keep meetings and presentations on target, on time and on message; and deal with the unexpected. Recommended for anyone who leads committees, staff, project teams, or problem-solving meetings. Thursday, Dec. 11 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1011 E. 33rd Street, Room A120 To register, click here.

FLEX Talk: Practical Communication Skills Using MBTI Personality Type Theory Participants will examine their own personality types and identify the ways their type prefers to interact with other types. Interactive exercises will allow practicing alternative ways of communicating with people of different types and how to "flex" one's own communication style. Participants will receive instructions to access an online MBTI assessment that must be completed a week before the workshop. Wednesday, Dec. 17 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1011 E. 33rd Street, Room B102 To register, click here.

It's Not Your Way or My Way, It's the Civil Way This interactive workshop will discuss and demonstrate the value of benevolent words and behaviors. Participants will review P.M. Forni's suggested steps in achieving interpersonal competence and Whoopi Goldberg's observations on how the lack of civility is impacting the quality of our lives. Learn how civility and care can give you a competitive edge at work. Wednesday, Dec. 1 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1101 E. 33rd Street, B101 To register, click here.

Campus Conversations on Diversity and Inclusion at Johns Hopkins University This four-hour workshop will provide insight on how diversity and inclusion create value and show the importance of ensuring that all faculty, staff, and students are treated with equity, civility, and respect. Composed of exercises and scenarios, the workshop takes a multimedia approach in exploring perceptions of power, identity, and unconscious biases. Thursday, Dec. 18 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 1101 E. 33rd Street, A120 To register, click here.

To enroll for courses, click the link provided. Or go to http://learning.jhu.edu. After logging in, click on Click here to search the Course Catalog, type the course name in the Text Search box, and click Search. Select the course title, select date, click Add to My Plan, click Next, and click Done.

For additional information about these and other workshops, you can access our catalog for viewing or printing. Navigate to http://tmod.jhu.edu and click on the DOCS tab found on the right-hand side. Click on "Learning and Development Course Catalog" to open the PDF copy.

Learning and Development classes are free if you qualify as a benefits-eligible, full- or part-time JHU employee and adhere to the class attendance policies.

For additional information or assistance with enrolling, you can contact us by calling our main phone line at 443-997-6800 or by email at msdprogram@jhu.edu.