professional development

Are you a new leader with less than 3 years’ experience? Or are you considering a career in management? If so, Stepping Up – A Road Map for New Supervisors is a career development course that describes the roles, responsibilities and expectations required to successfully lead a team. In this 1-day course you will explore the scope of the supervisory role; develop the skills required to be a supervisor; learn the principles needed to build credibility; discover the real-life concerns,… More »

This month’s online Employee Assistance Program seminar is Diversity in the Workplace: Maintaining an Inclusive Environment. Each member of the workforce brings unique skills, background, and experience vital to the successful organizations. A diverse workforce is a rich source of creativity and problem-solving. Available on demand starting December 19 at www.ers-eap.com  Login info…Fermilab…eap

Graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, researchers and faculty conducting scientific research at UChicago, Argonne and Fermilab are encouraged to apply for the new course, Introduction to Venture Capital: A Toolkit for Analyzing and Financing Startups. If you have ever considered being part of a startup or wanted to understand more about how startups source and receive investments, then this class is just for you. Adapted from two popular entrepreneurship courses at Chicago Booth, this course will empower scientists to understand the underlying economics of a new business. Participants will… More »

In this half day training you will learn how to: -Create and send messages -Schedule appointments -Work with calendar features and more. For more information and to enroll visit https://www-esh.fnal.gov/pls/cert/schedule.show_course_details?cid=10239.

The Professional Development Office is actively seeking mentors and mentees for the 2018 cohort. The program provides a professional development opportunity for lab employees who elect to become mentees or mentors and who are interested in ongoing learning. Mentees will receive guidance in navigating their professional development and careers, while mentors will gain new perspectives on the lab and discover diverse ideas by engaging mentees. The program is open to those either seeking to mentor or those seeking to be… More »

The Office of Professional and Organization Development has launched leadership “microcourses” to provide individuals with just the right amount of information to address common workplace challenges. These online courses, Strengthening Relationships, Handling Common Coaching Challenges and Handling Unacceptable Performance, meet various learning preferences so that learners can quickly acquire and immediately apply new knowledge. Each module varies in length and include short videos, as well as a more in-depth learning experience with quick tips, pitfalls, self-assessments, and a variety of… More »

The Professional Development Office is actively seeking mentors and mentees for the 2018 cohort. The program provides a professional development opportunity for lab employees who elect to become mentees or mentors and who are interested in ongoing learning. Mentees will receive guidance in navigating their professional development and careers, while mentors will gain new perspectives on the lab and discover diverse ideas by engaging mentees. The program is open to those either seeking to mentor or those seeking to be… More »

The Mentoring Initiative is actively seeking mentors and mentees for the 2018 cohort. The program provides a professional development opportunity for lab employees who elect to become mentees or mentors and who are interested in ongoing learning. Mentees will receive guidance in navigating their professional development and careers, while mentors will gain new perspectives on the lab and discover diverse ideas by engaging mentees. The program is open to those either seeking to mentor or those seeking to be a… More »