Human Resources Department
 
Training Workshops 

 


Core Competencies

 

Client Focus (4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will demonstrate how AUB employees must understand, meet or exceed client needs. (Clients are those groups or individuals internal or external who use the organization's products or services). Client Focus will give actual hands-on incidents whereby participants will be involved in role play to internalize Client Focus as a major competency for AUB employees.

All staff who have direct contact with clients

1)

October 14, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

2)

October 17, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organizational Awareness (4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

Organizational Awareness (OA) means the understanding and internalization of the organization’s mission statement and vision statement, as well as the deep commitment to the core values of the organization. This interactive workshop considers OA as one core competency. It covers the language, fundamental concepts and levels of understanding and applications of OA in the respective units of the participants, as well as in the institution at large.

Organizational Awareness is required by each one of us.

1)

November 18, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teamwork (4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will demonstrate how working cooperatively and in team spirit with others enhances productivity. Together Everyone Achieves More!

All staff members are encouraged to take this workshop.

1)

November 11, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Learning Lunches

 

Events Planning (1 hour)

Audience

Sessions (12:00-1:00pm)

This workshop will be given in collaboration with AUB’s Office of Communications.  This program is designed to showcase events as powerful communication tools and will provide the necessary knowledge for any person/department who involved in planning an event to generate increased stakeholder engagement.  It will provide an overview of the event planning process and fundamental knowledge about concepts, people and processes, and modules that produce positive results. This workshop is in three parts. The participants should be available to attend all three sessions.

Any staff member who is or may be in charge of planning an event for their department or unit.

1)

September 16, 2014
&
September 18, 2014

&
September 19, 2014

 

College Hall #314

 

 

2)

November 19, 2014
&
November 20, 2014

&
November 21, 2014

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

News Writing & Media Relations  (1.5 hours)

Audience

Sessions (12:00-1:30pm)

In collaboration with AUB’s Office of Communications. this workshop will equip you with tools that will help you write concisely, clearly, and accurately. You will learn about the components that make up a well-written news article that can be posted on your website or the AUB homepage. You will also be introduced to the process involved in deciding what is news and how to pitch it in a way that will get the attention of journalists and news editors. These sessions are all 2 parts and employees should make sure that they are available to attend both sessions.

Employees who are interested in News Writing and Media Relations

1)

September 24, 2014
&
September 25, 2014

 

College Hall #314

 

 

2)

November 12, 2014
&
November 13, 2014

 

College Hall #314

 

 

Other staff or faculty who are involved in writing proposals, and those who address the community at large.

 

 

Social Media (12:00-1:00pm)

Audience

Sessions (College Hall #314)

In collaboration with AUB’s Office of Communication, this course is designed to familiarize participants responsible for online community management with the most popular and widely used social media tools, mainly Facebook and Twitter. It will provide participants with the best practices and know-how for using and integrating the social media tools to start or improve your department social media. 

Employees who want to increase the presence and profile of their departments and faculties. 

1)

Introduction to Social Media

 

September 23, 2014

2)

AUB Social Media

 

October 1, 2014

3)

Facebook Overview

 

October 8, 2014

4)

Facebook Hands-on

 

October 16, 2014

5)

Twitter Overview

 

October 21, 2014

6)

Twitter Hands-on

 

November 6, 2014

7)

LinkedIn and YouTube

 

November 14, 2014

8)

Blogs and Instagram

 

November 25, 2014

9)

Social Media Strategy

 

December 9, 2014

10)

Social Media Analytics and Ads

 

December 18, 2014

 

 

Anyone with administrative or online management responsibilities of existing social media accounts are especially encouraged to attend to increase reach and engagement of key stakeholders.

 

 

Strategic Communication
(1 hour)

Audience

Sessions (12:00-1:00pm)

This workshop will be given in collaboration with AUB’s Office of Communications.  In this workshop, we will explore the process and benefits of communicating strategically to influence and sustain positive outcomes and achieve our goals. We will identify the types of tools available to amplify and evaluate your communications. This “strategic communication” is a results-oriented process that begins by identifying the result we wish to influence, and a corresponding communications plan based on specific audiences.

All staff involved in communicating to fulfill and achieve our goals. 

1)

November 4, 2014

 

College Hall #314

 

2)

December 11, 2014

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Continuous Learning Units

 

Adaptability (4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop covers the meaning and importance of adaptability in the workplace. It focuses on the role of adaptability in change and innovation management. It illustrates this competency through various measurable levels and methods to improve work performance.

New employees

1)

September 30, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

2)

October 2, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

Employees undergoing a change in their department, as well as staff who are interested in learning more about this core value.

 

 

AUB Policy against Harassment and Discrimination (4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

The objective of this 4 hours workshop is to inform participants on AUB policies on this topic. This workshop defines discriminatory harassment, gives some examples of harassing behaviors, including sexual harassment. It puts emphasis on the obligation to report and covers the penalties for violation of AUB policies in this regard. It also defines AUB policies on non-retaliation, good faith/bad faith allegations, as well as confidentiality.

All staff members

1)

November 27, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emotional Intelligence
(4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop covers Emotional Intelligence(EI) as an ability, capacity, or skill to perceive, assess, and manage the emotions of one's self, of others, and of groups. Because emotions have the potential to get in the way of our most important business and personal relationships, taking charge and learning about EI do contribute to improve the performance of individuals and teams.

All leaders in the organizations

1)

October 23, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

3)

October 30, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

We all need it for personal growth, and to be self-aware of our emotional footprint on the people we work with

 

 

Environmental Safety
(3 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will be given by Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management Department. It includes basic principles about precautions in the use of chemicals in our daily lives, radiation safety, food safety and hygiene. Incident reporting is also covered in this workshop

All staff are encouraged to attend this workshop. .

1)

November 26, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How Successful People Stay Calm (3 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop explores the premise that the ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. The workshop will touch on research done which yielded that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control. How do they do it? In this workshop we will explore those traits.

Staff in stressful environments.

1)

November 5, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

3)

November 10, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

Library Information
(2 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will be given by the University Libraries. In this workshop, you will learn about AUB Library services and collections and about your access rights. You will learn how to locate the most suitable references and information/data from reliable sources. The workshop also includes hands-on practice and a tour of the Library premises.

All staff members who may require to use the library facilities are encouraged to attend.

1)

November 12, 2014

 

10:00am-12:00pm

 

Antoun G. Karam E-Classroom, Jafet Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Life and Fire Safety
(4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will be given by the Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management Department . It includes Fire safety and the use of extinguishers, Life safety principles and electrical safety..

All staff are encouraged to attend this workshop. .

1)

December 16, 2014

 

1:00pm-5:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minutes Writing (3 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will help the attendees: understand the purpose and use of minutes, prepare themselves for taking minutes, use the special rules of grammar and language for minutes and some useful terminology, differentiate between informal and formal minutes, decide what should be included and what to leave out, understand the role of the Chair in meetings and how to work with them to undertake the tasks of the minutes taker, and to demonstrate effective listening skills, use practical tips and tricks for note-taking.

All administrative staff.

1)

September 17, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

2)

October 13, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

3)

December 17, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

Other staff who usually take minutes during meetings and other members of the community who would like to sharpen their Minutes Taking techniques.

 

 

Occupational Hazards in the Workplace (4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will explore electrical safety, noise and sound, slips, trips and falls and how to prevent those in the workplace.

All staff are encouraged to attend this workshop.

1)

December 3, 2014

 

1:00pm-5:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation Skills (4 hours)

Audience

Sessions

This workshop will expose participants to several practical techniques that help us to make clear, engaging and successful presentations. At some point in our career, we are, or will be, asked to do presentations. This workshop addresses these situations in a conceptual and a practical approach.

All staff who are at one point or another asked to present to an audience.

1)

October 7, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

2)

October 9, 2014

 

9:00am-1:00pm

 

College Hall #314

Whether it is a report, findings, a lecture, or simply giving a brief presentation, this workshop is for you.

 

 

 

 

Tips for Time Management (3 hours)

Audience

Sessions

In our modern world, everyone is looking to do things faster, better, smarter, so it's no wonder that productivity hacks are incredibly popular .In this workshop we will explore productivity enhancing techniques that will enhance or day to day time management abilities.

All those who need to manage their time to maximize productivity

1)

November 17, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

2)

December 10, 2014

 

9:00am-12:00pm

 

College Hall #314

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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