Student Services Division

Trainings Offered Through GVSU

Excellence Series

Programs for faculty and staff. Go to for registration

Profitable Time Management
Tuesday, January 14, 2014• 1:00 -4:00 PM, Room 123, Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
Workshop presented by Renwick Brutus, MBA; founder and CEO, Achievement Resources, LLC
Eight Ground Rules for Job Success in the Face of Change
Thursday, February 6, 2014 • 19:00 am - 11:30 am,. Room 2266, Russel H. Kirkhof Center
Workshop presented by Deborah Phillips, HR Consultant
International Students in the Classroom/Working with International Students
Thursday, February 20, 2014 • 1:30 - 4:30 pm, Room 2263, Russel H. Kirkhof Center
Workshop presented by Kate Stoetzner, Director of International Student and Scholar Services
Getting to Know Your GVSU Better
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • 8:30 am - 10:30 am, Room 2266, Russel H. Kirkhof Center
This series will include presentations by various departments on campus.
Mindful Leadership
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 • 8:30 am - 11:30 am, Room 2266, Russel H. Kirkhof Center
Workshop presented by Kim Monaham, HR Career Services for Faculty and Staff Consultant
Communication Effictiveness for Leadership
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • 8:30 am - 11:30 am, Room 2266, Russel H. Kirkhof Center
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 • 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm,  Room 2266, Russel H. Kirkhof Center
Workshop presented by Deb Dunbar, University Director, Organizational Development and Compensation Programs, Indiana University
Bias Incident Protocol Training
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 1008A, Seidman College of Business
Wednesday, March 12, 2014  • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 2270, Russel H. Kirkhof Center
Workshop presented by Members of the GVSU Team Against Bias (TAB)
What is a biased incident?  Do they happen at GVSU?  What do I do if I experience or witness one?  The Team Against Bias (TAB) is a diverse group of faculty, staff and students at GVSU.  The group was created to review information regarding bias incidents and implement strategies to educate and engage the campus community.  TAB is committed to making certain that all faculty, staff and students know what a bias incident is and how to use the protocol for reporting such incidents.  This training is both interactive and practical.

Leadership IQ

If you enjoy the comfort of your own office or to be able to take courses at your convienence, consider the Leadership IQ courses. There are 40 online on-demand e-learning training courses, covering the most critical leadership skills. They’re available 24/7 anywhere with an internet connection. Click here for more info:

For additional Administrative Professional Staff  resources from Human Resources click here.

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

All sessions are from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Beyond SMART Goals
September 11, 2013
2270 Kirkhof Center
This seminar will push your mind past he traditional SMART factors which gauge success through goal setting that is specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and time-bound and will open your thinking to HARD goasl. HARD goals push people to achieve the extraordinary, even in the toughest of times.
Supervisor Roundtables
October 22, 2013
2263 Kirkhof Center
Designed to offer support and insight for those who supervise others. Bring your questions and learn from several experienced supervisors on a wide variety of effective leadership strategies, successes, challenges and lessons learned.
How to Speak So Others Will Listen
January 16, 2014
2270 Kirkhof Center
This seminar will give insights into the barriers of effective communication in regards to individual preferences in how to receive information and tips to combat these differences.
You CAN Teach Attitude
March 17, 2014
The Bicycle Factory, Room 340
This seminar will explain how a company must establish the importance of their desired attitudes, explain why they are important, and define specific behaviors through word pictures. This seminar will give you the tools needed to teach your workforce the desired attitudes you are looking for!

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