All Classes

Bridging the Generation Gap

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Lisa Harris

The goal of this course is to build a better understanding of the multiple generations in the workplace. Participants will learn to strengthen and enhance their team's ability to improve communication by discussing the stereotypes and characteristics for each generation currently in the workforce. Participants will also discover new ways to leverage generational assets and drive organizational results. 

Building Accountability

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Aryn Atchison

This course introduces the concept of accountability and what it means to hold oneself, as well as others, accountable. Participants will explore the accountability cycle, building blocks of accountability and discuss practices that encourage and discourage accountability.

Collaboration Across UVA

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Rose Markey

Collaboration is simply teamwork taken to a higher level. In this class we will examine opportunities for collaboration across UVA, barriers to collaboration, and key behaviors of successful collaborators.

Collaboration Across UVA

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Battle Building, 1204 W Main Street
Facilitators: Rose Markey

Collaboration is simply teamwork taken to a higher level. In this class we will examine opportunities for collaboration across UVA, barriers to collaboration, and key behaviors of successful collaborators.

Customized Strategic/Project Planning for your Team

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 8:30am
Location: Date and location TBD based on your schedule.
Facilitators: Center for Leadership Excellence Team

Helping teams and groups with strategic planning and project/initiative planning can help you ensure your team is on the same page before the work begins. We have many tools that can assist in this process. Let us customize something exclusively for your team, based on what you’re looking to accomplish. We come to you!

While most of our offerings are free, we do charge for custom programs. The Center for Leadership Excellence asks that adequate time be allowed for careful planning and preparation of your request. A minimum of two weeks notice is appreciated. Please contact Tonia Duncan-Rivers at 434.924.4320 or tdd3v@virginia.edu for pricing information.

Customized Team-Building Session Using DiSC

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 8:30am
Location: Date and location TBD based on your schedule.
Facilitators: Center for Leadership Excellence Team

Ever wonder what makes people tick? DiSC is a personality assessment used with different groups here at UVA to improve teamwork, communication and collaboration. The assessment is delivered online and taken by participants before the team-building session with the whole team. The team then gets together for a two- to three-hour session with a CLE facilitator. We come to you!

While most of our offerings are free, we do charge for custom programs. The Center for Leadership Excellence asks that adequate time be allowed for careful planning and preparation of your request. A minimum of two weeks notice is appreciated. Please contact Tonia Duncan-Rivers at 434.924.4320 or tdd3v@virginia.edu for pricing information.

Delegation Skills

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Ashley Felder

Delegating is more than simply passing off unwanted or time-consuming tasks to someone else; if done effectively, it's a strategic process. Delegating the right task to the right person, in the right style, is important to the success of your team. Learn the benefits of delegation, the attributes of an effective delegator, and the four styles of delegation.

Delegation Skills

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Larisa Hinton

Delegating is more than simply passing off unwanted or time-consuming tasks to someone else; if done effectively, it's a strategic process. Delegating the right task to the right person, in the right style, is important to the success of your team. Learn the benefits of delegation, the attributes of an effective delegator, and the four styles of delegation.

Delegation Skills

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: Pinn Hall 2 ABC, 1340 Jefferson Park Ave
Facilitators: Larisa Hinton, Ashley Felder

Delegating is more than simply passing off unwanted or time-consuming tasks to someone else; if done effectively, it's a strategic process. Delegating the right task to the right person, in the right style, is important to the success of your team. Learn the benefits of delegation, the attributes of an effective delegator, and the four styles of delegation.

Directing, Delegating, and Developing your Team using DiSC for Managers

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 8:30am
Location: Date and location TBD based on your schedule.
Facilitators: Center for Leadership Excellence Team

Learning to adapt your leadership style based on the individual or the situation is one of the keys to a successful team. One style does not fit all. During this class you will identify your own personality style using the DiSC Management Profile assessment. You will also practice the identification of your direct report(s) style and discuss ways to adapt to them. The assessment is delivered online and taken by participants before the session with the managers on your team. Your group then gets together for a two- to three-hour session with a CLE facilitator. We come to you!

While most of our offerings are free, we do charge for custom programs.The Center for Leadership Excellence asks that adequate time be allowed for careful planning and preparation of your request. A minimum of two weeks notice is appreciated. Please contact Tonia Duncan-Rivers at 434.924.4320 or tdd3v@virginia.edu for pricing information.

Emotional Intelligence

Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Laurie Pearson, Ashley Felder

Workplace success depends not only on how smart or knowledgeable we are, but also on how well we recognize and respond to our own emotions and to the emotions of others. Your emotional intelligence (EQ), like your intellectual intelligence (IQ), contributes to your success and to the effectiveness of your groups. This class explores the various elements of Emotional Intelligence and helps you understand the physical nature of emotions and how to act appropriately.

Emotional Intelligence

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: Quayle Education Center, Battle Building, 1204 W Main Street
Facilitators: Laurie Pearson, Ashley Felder

Workplace success depends not only on how smart or knowledgeable we are, but also on how well we recognize and respond to our own emotions and to the emotions of others. Your emotional intelligence (EQ), like your intellectual intelligence (IQ), contributes to your success and to the effectiveness of your groups. This class explores the various elements of Emotional Intelligence and helps you understand the physical nature of emotions and how to act appropriately.

Exploring Leadership, Fall Session 1

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:00am to Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Aryn Atchison

Program Description: Exploring Leadership provides an introduction to management and an overview of key leadership principles and responsibilities. We will work on a development plan to identify key competencies and skills to focus on as you work towards a manager role. You will interact with other participants during discussions and activities, learning from each other and building valuable relationships.

Program Content:

  • Leadership Styles
  • Tactical Management Responsibilities
  • Personal & Professional Brand
  • Diversity Model
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Building Relationships
  • Coaching & Developing
  • Delivering & Receiving Feedback

Program Schedule: This program is held on Tuesday, November 6th and Wednesday, November 7th from 9am to 5pm each day.

Program Deadlines and Requirements: Applications are accepted until all seats are filled or until 1 week prior to the program start date.

Program Contact: Aryn Atchison, aryn.atchison@virginia.edu

This program is now full. Interested candidates may still apply and be added to the waitlist.

Exploring Leadership, Fall Session 2

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 8:00am to Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Pinn Hall, Room 2 ABC
Facilitators: Aryn Atchison

Program Description: Exploring Leadership provides an introduction to management and an overview of key leadership principles and responsibilities. We will work on a development plan to identify key competencies and skills to focus on as you work towards a manager role. You will interact with other participants during discussions and activities, learning from each other and building valuable relationships.

Program Content:

  • Leadership Styles
  • Tactical Management Responsibilities
  • Personal & Professional Brand
  • Diversity Model
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Building Relationships
  • Coaching & Developing
  • Delivering & Receiving Feedback

Program Schedule: This program is held on Tuesday, November 14th and Wednesday, November 15th from 8am to 5pm each day.

Program Deadlines and Requirements: Applications are accepted until all seats are filled or until 1 week prior to the program start date.

Program Contact: Aryn Atchison, aryn.atchison@virginia.edu

This program is now full. Interested candidates may still apply and be added to the waitlist.

Exploring Leadership, Fall Session 3

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Dining Conference Rooms 1,2,3 (Medical Center)
Facilitators: Aryn Atchison

Program Description: Exploring Leadership provides an introduction to management and an overview of key leadership principles and responsibilities. We will work on a development plan to identify key competencies and skills to focus on as you work towards a manager role. You will interact with other participants during discussions and activities, learning from each other and building valuable relationships.

Program Content:

  • Leadership Styles
  • Tactical Management Responsibilities
  • Personal & Professional Brand
  • Diversity Model
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Building Relationships
  • Coaching & Developing
  • Delivering & Receiving Feedback

Program Schedule: This program is held on Thursday, November 29th and Thursday, December 6th from 4pm to 10pm each day.

Program Deadlines and Requirements: Applications are accepted until all seats are filled or until 1 week prior to the program start date.

Program Contact: Aryn Atchison, aryn.atchison@virginia.edu

This program is now full. Interested candidates may still apply and be added to the waitlist.

 

Giving and Receiving Feedback

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Marcus Hamilton

Feedback is key to driving individual and team performance and is a great tool for recognition and development.  This class will cover how to deliver effective positive and constructive feedback in addition to receiving feedback well.  A feedback framework is covered that can be applied to day-to-day feedback, as well as colleague input on performance appraisals.  Common feedback challenges and solutions are discussed.

 

Giving and Receiving Feedback

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Location: Quayle Education Center, Battle Building, 1204 W Main Street
Facilitators: Carrie Baker

Feedback is key to driving individual and team performance and is a great tool for recognition and development.  This class will cover how to deliver effective positive and constructive feedback in addition to receiving feedback well.  A feedback framework is covered that can be applied to day-to-day feedback, as well as colleague input on performance appraisals.  Common feedback challenges and solutions are discussed.

**2.25 VNA Contact Hours Awarded**

University of Virginia Health System, Nursing Professional Development Services, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (VNA #16-03-02P)

Giving and Receiving Feedback (Nursing)

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 8:00am to 10:30am
Location: 999 Grove Street, Classroom 1
Facilitators: Ann Rebera

Feedback is key to driving individual and team performance and is a great tool for recognition and development.  This class will cover how to deliver effective positive and constructive feedback in addition to receiving feedback well.  A feedback framework is covered that can be applied to day-to-day feedback, as well as colleague input on performance appraisals.  Common feedback challenges and solutions are discussed.

**2.25 VNA Contact Hours Awarded**

University of Virginia Health System, Nursing Professional Development Services, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (VNA #16-03-02P)

Giving and Receiving Feedback (Nursing)

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Location: 999 Grove Street, Classroom 1
Facilitators: Ann Rebera

Feedback is key to driving individual and team performance and is a great tool for recognition and development.  This class will cover how to deliver effective positive and constructive feedback in addition to receiving feedback well.  A feedback framework is covered that can be applied to day-to-day feedback, as well as colleague input on performance appraisals.  Common feedback challenges and solutions are discussed.

**2.25 VNA Contact Hours Awarded**

University of Virginia Health System, Nursing Professional Development Services, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (VNA #16-03-02P)

Growing Deeper: The Power of Privilege

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Lisa Harris

This class focuses on delving more deeply into racial identity as a way to understand unearned privilege. The goal is to create a deeper level of engagement and understanding of diversity and inclusion. Like the Multicultural Fluency class, we create a safe space for a very interactive exploratory experience. The class includes 20 minutes of pre-work reading and reflection, followed by an in-class session.

Leadership Essentials Program, Fall Session 3

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Location: Pinn Hall, G1 & G2
Facilitators: Larisa Hinton

Program Description: This program begins with a focus on the foundations of leadership, such as creating a shared vision and trust, and progresses to the nuts-and-bolts of leading as a manager. The participants interact during class discussions and activities, learning from each other and building valuable relationships.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership®, from The Leadership Challenge, by James Kouzes and Barry Posner
  • DiSC Assessment for Managers
  • Hiring the Best
  • Performance Management
  • Progressive Discipline
  • Change Management
  • Healthy Dialogue
  • Delegation Skills
  • Managing Conflict
  • HR Policy & Compliance
  • Developing & Engaging Employees

Date and time: Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20, December 11, 18, 8:30am-5pm and graduation Tuesday, January 29, 9:30am – 1:00pm

Program Deadlines and Requirements: Applications are accepted until all seats are filled up to one week prior to the program start date.

Program Contact: Larisa Hinton, 434.924.1012 or lek8p@virginia.edu

This program is full, but interested candidates may still apply and be added to the waitlist.

 

Leading Change from the Middle

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Lisa Harris

Most leaders at mid-level management stop trying to make change happen because they believe it is too difficult, if not impossible. Mid-level managers are "sandwiched" between their supervisor and their team . They learn to cope rather than learning to influence. The purpose of this class is to help leaders explore the emotions associated with change initiatives, determine vital behaviors that make change successful, diagnose resistance, and apply sources of influence to any change initiative.

Leading Complicated Decisions

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Rose Markey

Life is full of big moments and big decisions. In this class we will discuss how to simplify complex decisions. Learn how to deconstruct, dissect, and unpack complex decisions, examine how disengagement and anxiety can contribute to decision making paralysis

Leading Complicated Decisions

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: Quayle Education Center, Battle Building, 1204 W Main Street
Facilitators: Rose Markey

Life is full of big moments and big decisions. In this class we will discuss how to simplify complex decisions. Learn how to deconstruct, dissect, and unpack complex decisions, examine how disengagement and anxiety can contribute to decision making paralysis

Leading Effective Meetings

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Ashley Felder

In this class, we will discuss how to plan, lead and participate in formal and informal meetings and how to make them more productive and successful. You will learn to save time and resources by ensuring that meetings support your team's needs.

Leading Effective Meetings

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 999 Grove Street, Classroom 2
Facilitators: Ashley Felder

In this class, we will discuss how to plan, lead and participate in formal and informal meetings and how to make them more productive and successful. You will learn to save time and resources by ensuring that meetings support your team's needs.

Managing Conflict

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Ashley Felder, Laurie Pearson

During this class, we'll identify the five common approaches to conflict and the implications of each style. You'll gain an understanding of your typical approach to conflict after completing the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument®.

Managing Conflict

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: Quayle Education Center, Battle Building, 1204 W Main Street
Facilitators: Laurie Pearson

During this class, we'll identify the five common approaches to conflict and the implications of each style. You'll gain an understanding of your typical approach to conflict after completing the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument®.

Multicultural Fluency

Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Lisa Harris

This class leads to an increased personal investment in understanding and engaging in diversity and inclusion at UVA. You'll have 30 minutes of pre-work reading, video, and reflection followed by an in-class workshop. This experiential, lively class creates a safe space for learning more about you, others, and the culture of diversity at UVA.

Retreats

Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 8:30am
Location: Date and location TBD based on your schedule.
Facilitators: Center for Leadership Excellence Team

Interested in a retreat for your team? Partner with CLE staff to customize a retreat to address the specific goals and challenges of your team. We can help with a variety of topics -  strategic planning and implementation, change management, team building, team effectiveness, customer service, and behavior types - just to name a few.

While most of our offerings are free, we do charge for custom programs. The Center for Leadership Excellence asks that adequate time be allowed for careful planning and preparation of your request. A minimum of two weeks notice is appreciated. Please contact Tonia Duncan-Rivers at 434.924.4320 or tdd3v@virginia.edu for pricing information.

The Pursuit of Trust

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Rose Markey

We are in a trust crisis and as a result, the strategies that people use to protect themselves inevitably get in the way of their ability to effectively work with and trust in others. Learn how to deliver every day on what you promise - as a manager, an employee or team member and an organization.

The Pursuit of Trust

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: 999 Grove Street, Classroom 2
Facilitators: Rose Markey

We are in a trust crisis and as a result, the strategies that people use to protect themselves inevitably get in the way of their ability to effectively work with and trust in others. Learn how to deliver every day on what you promise - as a manager, an employee or team member and an organization.

Time Management

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Aryn Atchison

This course will introduce time management tools, tips, & techniques which will allow attendees to manage time more effectively. Targeted outcome will enable participants to identify areas where time could be better utilized in order to direct energy toward activities that will further professional success.

True North: A Guide to Authentic Leadership

Date: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189
Facilitators: Laurie Pearson

In this class, we will discuss Bill George’s concept of authentic leadership and outline a plan for participants to discover their own authentic leadership style, using Professor George’s book, Finding Your True North. In the book, Mr. George, a Harvard professor, provides a comprehensive and very personal program for finding leadership success. It is not necessary to have read the book. Both in-class and take-away activities to reinforce the content will be provided.

True North: A Guide to Authentic Leadership

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Location: Quayle Education Center, Battle Building, 1204 W Main Street
Facilitators: Laurie Pearson

In this class, we will discuss Bill George’s concept of authentic leadership and outline a plan for participants to discover their own authentic leadership style, using Professor George’s book, Finding Your True North. In the book, Mr. George, a Harvard professor, provides a comprehensive and very personal program for finding leadership success. It is not necessary to have read the book. Both in-class and take-away activities to reinforce the content will be provided.