Professional Development

Professional Development Classes

The University of Michigan - Flint Human Resources Office, in conjunction with the Chancellor and the Office of Vice Chancellor for Business & Finance, would like to announce the following professional development sessions.  These sessions below are part of continuing efforts to provide professional development opportunities on the Flint Campus. 

 

EXCEL: A Personal Leadership Certificate Initiative

EXCEL is for staff or faculty who would like to experience further success at UM-Flint by developing his or her individual skills in a deliberate and strategic manner. EXCEL supports executive leadership’s long-term, consistent and well-defined leadership framework and process based on the university’s eight core competencies. After completion, participants will be able to:

Demonstrate increased competencies to achieve strategic organizational priorities
Display their motivation and commitment to UM-Flint’s mission and vision by continuing to develop their leadership skills.

For more information please see the EXCEL website.

EXCEL Book Discussion

Presenter: Deborah Orlowski
The Gifts of Imperfection, by Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.  
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
UCEN, Michigan Room A
 
 
EXCEL Completion Celebration 
Monday, October, 20, 2014, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
UCEN, Michigan Room C&D
 

LEAD: Leadership Excellence Achievement and Development

The purpose of the LEAD program is to create a long-term, consistent and well-defined leadership framework and process based on the university’s core competency model. After completion, participants will be able to:

Increase their competencies to achieve strategic organizational priorities

Lead teams with positive relationships that achieve exemplary performance

Demonstrate their motivation and commitment to UM-Flint’s mission and vision by continuing to develop their leadership ability.

For more informatin please see the LEAD website.