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FSU Leadership Faculty/Staff Development Conference

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Transitional Leadership for Success in Challenging Times

 

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8:00 - 9:00

Registration and Coffee Hour in LUC ARMAH

9:00 - 9:45

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Keynote Speaker Paul Allen, Strengths Evangelist from Gallup

 

Morning Breakout Sessions/Focus Areas

Start Time

Leadership Sessions

Focus on training faculty and staff to become more effective leaders.

Professional Sessions

Knowledge and skills needed to optimize professional development and job growth.

Personal Sessions

Ways to enhance self-awareness, sense
of purpose, and overall quality of life.

10:00

Leadership Styles
by Dr. Michael Monahan



LUC 111

This session identifies the major leadership approaches and provides an understanding of how, when, and why they are best used. Activities to determine your style of leadership, which can help you become more effective, also will be presented.

P.E.G. 12 (Pursing Excellence and Greatness) in the Workplace
by Don Swogger


LUC 133B-C (back of ARMAH)

This high-energy session examines 12 key principles which will encourage you to be a more productive, motivated, and inspired employee. The interactive presentation will use humor, teambuilding, and motivation exercises to reinforce these key principles. Laughing, moving around, and lots of encouragement are required!

The Physical and Emotional Impact of Stress
by Katie Kecman from Healthways

LUC 113

The State of Maryland Wellness Program brings you this session as part of a year-long series. Join an expert in health education and stress management for help dealing with physical and emotional stress in your work and home life. Identify stress-related symptoms. Learn coping skills and quick relaxation techniques. FREE wellness coaching offered by the State of Maryland Wellness Program also will be discussed.

11:00

Strength-Based Leadership
by Douglas Baer



LUC 108

This session helps you to know your own strengths and how you can invest in the strengths of others. Learn how to get people with the right strengths on your team.

Leadership in Information Technology
by Troy Donoway and IT Leadership

LUC 111

Join our CIO and his leadership team for an overview of the Office of Information Technology and the responsibilities of the departments within OIT. Troy Donoway will present the OIT leadership strategies, strategic plan, and organization chart, followed by the IT Directors in Technology Services, Systems Engineering, Web & Mobile Applications, Networking, Enterprise Applications, and IT Security.

Budgeting and Savings
by Jessica Tennant from BB&T Bank


LUC 113

The BB&T@Work program offers financial education seminars designed to assist employees in achieving economic success and financial security. This session presents guidelines for smart money management. Learn how to create a budget, determine wants vs. needs, and establish a savings plan to help meet your financial goals.

 

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch Break in LUC ARMAH

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Start Time

Leadership Sessions

Professional Sessions

Personal Sessions

1:00

Women’s Leadership and Workplace Relationships
by Dr. Rebecca Chory


LUC 111

Issues of gender and sexuality enhance and complicate organizational life through our pre-conceived notions of what is “normal” or “appropriate” behavior for male and female employees and male-female work-place relationships. This session explores how employees perceive and respond to their coworkers in cross-sex workplace friendships and workplace romances and the implications for women’s leadership and advancement.

Fiscal Responsibility in an Age of Shrinking Budgets
by Dave Rose and Denise Murphy

LUC 113

We’re all too familiar with the impact of State budget cuts and the need to reduce expenses. Learn more about the sources of FSU funding and what the funds can be used for, as well as the importance of spending responsibly and managing the budget dollars allocated for your particular department or program. Get the bottom line directly from the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

Finding Meaning and Purpose in Vulnerability
by Dr. Shawn Golden-Llewellyn

LUC 108

This session focuses on the work of Brene Brown, a renowned researcher/lecturer who studies the impact of fear, shame,
and vulnerability on wholehearted living. Specifically, you will learn how to embrace vulnerability and imperfection (we all have it, why not embrace it!!) to help you better relate to students and colleagues. Expect to have fun and engage!

2:00

Team Leadership
by Coach DeLane Fitzgerald


LUC 111

What is team leadership? How important is team leadership to the success of the group? What are team leadership strategies? How can you nurture a team to achieve success? Let the Head Coach of the FSU Bobcats football team answer all of these questions for you.

Managing Human Performance
by Dr. Jeffrey McClellan

LUC 108

This session examines the sources of human performance challenges and helps managers to identify the appropriate
means for addressing them.

Building Relationships
by John Short


LUC 113

Relationships greatly impact our lives and careers. How can we build new relationships while sustaining existing ones? How do our personal relationships differ from, and perhaps conflict with, professional relationships? How can we focus on our own interests without jeopardizing relationships? Should we ever write off a relationship? Learn from the head of FSU’s Office of Advancement, where building relationships is a prerequisite to success.

 

     

Plan to attend those breakout sessions most beneficial to you throughout the day.
Seating for sessions will be on a first come, first served basis as the room capacities permit.

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