Now's the time for that course you've been meaning to take

Fall and the start of the academic year bring a feeling of excitement to the university. Now is the perfect time to put that energy to work and take the course you've been meaning to take.

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. Take a look at the offerings below and consider signing up for one to improve your work and personal life.

Assertive Communication: On and Off the Job. Daylong workshop; Thursday, Sept. 29.

Cell Culture Techniques. Workshop meets all day on four days; Tuesday, Sept. 13, through Friday, Sept. 16 (must attend all days).

Communicating With Others: Your Style and Its Impact. One-day workshop; Thursday, Sept. 15.

The Communication Challenge: Disarming Difficult People. One-day workshop; Friday, Sept. 23.

Customer Service: It's Everybody's Job—Managing and Providing Exceptional Customer Service. One-day workshop; Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Don't Shoot the Messenger. One-day workshop; Thursday, Sept. 15.

Get Connected! Learning to Network in Today's World. One-day course; Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Impromptu Speaking. One-day course; Monday, Sept. 19.

Introduction to Molecular Biology Workshop: Recombinant DNA. Three-day course with lectures and lab topics; Wednesday, Sept. 28, through Friday, Sept. 30 (must attend all days).

Management Skills I: Foundations of Management. One-day course; Monday, Sept. 26.

Managing Multiple Priorities: The Discipline of Getting Things Done. Interactive one-day workshop; Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Mastering Your Memory. A fast-paced one-day workshop; Monday, Sept. 12.

Mindfulness and the Art of Stress Management. A hands-on one-day course; Thursday, Sept. 22.

The Professional Administrative Assistant Module 1: Professionalism. A one-day workshop; Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Professional Medical Coding Training Module 1: Medical Terminology. A half-day workshop; Friday, Sept. 30.

Speak Like a Pro. A one-day workshop; Tuesday, Sept. 20.

For additional information or to find out if you are eligible to attend, email

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