Learning Programs

Register for each program through endeavor.nd.edu. You will receive a Zoom invitation in the email confirmation OR one will be sent to you prior to the start. Please accept it. (Add to calendar > Save.)

Please be aware of HR’s late cancellation/no show policy if you withdraw outside of the cancellation window or are a no-show the day of the program

Get The Stress Outta Here!

Stress is a very common barrier in the workplace. From the high percentage of employees (66%) reportedly having difficulty focusing on work tasks because of stress, to the health effects that drive our stressed employees and co-workers to the doctor, stress in the workplace is costing us all. Participants will identify ways stress affects us, explore relaxation techniques, and develop a personal stress management plan.

Audience: All Staff
Date:: Wednesday, Feb. 24
Time: 11:00 a.m. – noon
Register for Get The Stress Outta Here

Capitalizing on Your Work & Relationships with the Predictive Index

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could identify exactly what drives and motivates us in the workplace? And how effective would it be if our colleagues & managers could know this as well? The Predictive Index (PI) is the perfect tool for this! This behavioral assessment assists in making your work, and working relationships, more strategic & effective. Participants will review their results, and how to put them into action during the interactive & reflective session. Registration will close Fri., Feb. 26 at Noon for the March session, and Fri., Apr. 16 at Noon for the April session to ensure assessments are distributed to participants and completed in time for the workshop.

Audience: All Staff
Dates and Times:
Wednesday, Mar. 3 from 11:00 a.m. – noon Register
Wednesday, Apr. 21 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.Register

Managing My Career at Notre Dame

This workshop focuses on the stages of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will complete various assessments and activities that will assist in the identification of personal interests, professional aspirations and lifestyle needs.

Audience: All Staff
Date: Tuesday, Mar. 16
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Register for Managing My Career at Notre Dame

Thinking Inside the Box

Now, more than ever, staying relevant and successful in times of change depends on our ability to THINK INSIDE THE BOX.

Join Steven Iwersen for a virtual experience that will help you discover how to:

  • Overcome the obstacle of virtual meeting fatigue
  • Spark your creativity when you’re stuck, and
  • Shift from creative thinking to strategic thinking when action is needed

Audience: All Staff
Date: Monday, Mar. 1
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Register for Thinking Inside the Box

StrengthsFinder: Identifying & Capitalizing on Your Talents

One of the most important aspects of your professional development is being able to identify and capitalize on your top strengths in the workplace. Participants must complete the Clifton StrengthsFinder self-assessment and read about their top five talents and strengths prior to the workshop.

Audience: All Staff
Date: Wednesday, Mar. 24
Time: 11:00 a.m. – noon
Register for StrengthsFinder: Identifying & Capitalizing on Your Talents

Better Conversations Every Day (Coaching for Supervisors/Managers)

(FORMERLY COACHING FOR GREATER EFFECTIVENESS) Better culture and better performance starts with better conversations. This interactive workshop teaches coaching skills that a) foster trust, empowerment, and respect/fairness b) equip all to speak-up, give feedback, and better collaborate c) accelerate the growing culture of coaching at Notre Dame. While coaching skills are valuable at all levels on our organizational chart, this particular session gathers supervisors/managers to build connections, share common challenges, and exchange best practices. Join colleagues from throughout campus for large-group discussions, breakout exercises, and relevant practice sessions.

Audience: Supervisors/Managers
Dates and Times:
Wednesday, Feb. 17 & Thursday, Feb. 18
8:30 a.m. – noon both days
Tuesday, Apr. 13 & Wednesday, Apr. 14
8:30 a.m. – noon both days
Wednesday, June 9 & Thursday, June 10
8:30 a.m. – noon both days
Register for Better Conversations Every Day

Better Conversations Every Day (Coaching for Non-Supervisors)

(FORMERLY BETTER CONVERSATIONS) Better culture and better performance starts with better conversations. This interactive workshop teaches coaching skills that a) foster trust, empowerment, and respect/fairness b) equip all to speak-up, give feedback, and better collaborate c) accelerate the growing culture of coaching at Notre Dame. While coaching skills are valuable at all levels on our organizational chart, this particular session gathers non-supervisors to build connections, share common challenges, and exchange best practices. Join colleagues from throughout campus for large-group discussions, breakout exercises, and relevant practice sessions.

Audience: All Staff
Dates and Times:
Tuesday, Mar. 23 & Wednesday, Mar. 24
8:30 a.m. – noon both days
Wednesday, May 5 & Thursday, June 6
8:30 a.m. – noon both days
Wednesday, June 16 & Thursday, June 17
8:30 a.m. – noon both days
Register for Better Conversations Every Day

Multicultural Competencies & Hiring Game Changers

These workshops are an integral part of our diversity and inclusion initiative that engages all staff in a learning environment to help foster a campus culture of inclusivity. Supervisors or hiring managers who have not yet participated in this training should register for an upcoming virtual workshop.

Audience: Supervisors/Managers
Dates and Times:
Wednesday, Mar. 3 | 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Register
Wednesday, Mar. 24 | 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Register
Monday, Apr. 12 | 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Register

We are All ND

This workshop for staff is being offered to those not currently in a supervisory role. Please register for and attend We Are All ND in an effort to allow each and every member of our community to unite behind a common goal as we work to cultivate a spirit of inclusion at Notre Dame.

Audience: All Staff
Dates and Times:
Thursday, Mar. 4 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Register
Tuesday, Mar. 9 | 8:00 – 10:30 a.m. Register
Thursday, Mar. 18 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Register
Tuesday, Mar. 30 | 8:00 – 10:30 a.m. Register
Wednesday, Apr. 7 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Register
Tuesday, Apr. 20 | 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. Register
Tuesday, Apr. 27 | 8:00 – 10:30 a.m. Register
Wednesday, May 5 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Register

Personal & Professional Branding at Work

Most people think about networking as key to finding new positions or opportunities. This workshop explores the importance and benefits of also networking within your own team and department. Participants will review best practices and creative exercises and activities that may help expand & increase their brand and network.

Audience: All Staff
Date: Wednesday, Apr. 14
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Register for Personal & Professional Branding at Work

Navigating the Endeavor Tool – Virtual

This session is for any new user to the endeavor tool or anyone who may need a refresher. The session covers the basic learning and performance dashboard features within the Endeavor tool, as well as, exploring the catalog, viewing the learning transcript, and self-reported training. Learn more about using the Timeline and email messages to your advantage.

Audience: All Staff
Date: Wednesday, Mar. 10
Time: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Register for Navigating the Endeavor Tool – Virtual

NEW Communicating with IMPACT – The Power of Storytelling

Business storytelling is the secret ingredient to making a greater impact. Whether you are speaking to groups, running meetings, selling ideas, or delivering information to others, stories bring your content to life, help you illustrate or demonstrate a point, and engage and inspire others. You will learn how/where to find stories, story development/structure, dynamic ways to open and close your story, character development, how to fine-tune the lesson/moral, tips for telling compelling stories, and time to practice these new skills.

Audience: All Staff
Dates and Times:
Wednesday, Mar. 17 | 9:00 a.m. – noon. Register
Thursday, Apr. 29 | 9:00 a.m. – noon. Register

NEW Delegation: Leading Through Others

Delegating empowers your team, builds trust, and assists with professional development. This program will define delegation, discuss the solutions to barriers and highlight key actions for effective delegation. Participants will create their own action plan to improve their delegation so they may lead through others.

Audience: Managers/Supervisors
Dates and Times: Wednesday, Mar. 31 | 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Register
Tuesday, May 11 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Register

NEW Multipliers by Franklin Covey

The best leaders are Multipliers who bring out the capabilities in others. Based on the book Multipliers by Liz Wiseman you will discover how to become a Multiplier and deliver higher performance by accessing and growing the capabilities of the people around you.

Audience: Managers/Supervisors
Dates and Times: Tuesday, Apr.13 & Wednesday, Apr.14
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. both days
Register for Multipliers by Franklin Covey

NEW Embracing Accountability

Discover the powerful benefits of embracing accountability and the strategies to build accountability personally and within your team. Improve personal productivity and satisfaction; complete team projects more effectively (and with less stress); and develop stronger, more positive relationships.

Audience: All Staff
Dates and Times: Monday, Apr.19 & Wednesday, Apr. 21
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. both days
Register for Embracing Accountability

NEW Unconscious Bias by Franklin Covey

Bias is a natural part of the human condition, of how the brain works. It affects how we make decisions, engage with others, and respond to various situations and circumstances, often limiting potential. Discover how to notice and adjust for bias, cultivate meaningful connections, and act with courage to make real change.

Audience: All Staff
Dates and Times: Monday, Apr. 26 & Wednesday, Apr. 28
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. both days Register
Tuesday, June 8 & Thursday, June 10
9:00 – 11:00 a.m. both days Register

Managing Up: Succeeding with Any Type of Boss

Working successfully with one’s supervisor is critical to workplace success and satisfaction. This workshop helps participants develop highly effective working relationships with their supervisors and peers. Organizational and career success requires strong and respectful hierarchical relationships. On average, most people, whatever their title or position, spend more time and energy reporting to people above them than having people report to them. Participants learn how to increase cooperation and collaboration between those who have different power levels and perspectives. Managing Up helps participants consciously develop highly effective relationships with their supervisors, and learn to obtain the best possible results for themselves, their boss, their peers and their organization.

Audience: All Staff
Date: Wednesday, Apr. 28
Time: 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Register for Managing Up: Succeeding with Any Type of Boss

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