Filtered by Employee Development

Supervisor Development Opportunities

Thursday, January 21, 2021 Supervisors, check out these courses on LinkedIn Learning to get your new year off to a great start: Making Big Goals Achievable Long-term success is the result of setting big, meaningful goals and breaking them down into small, daily actions. In this course, productive leadership expert Dave Crenshaw shares a proven seven-step […]

Earn the Foundation in Creative Thinking Certificate

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Creativity, crucial in our ever-evolving world, is a skill that is both innate and one that needs to be exercised and developed. To explore your creative preferences and blind spots, tap into your curiosity to make unique connections and use deliberate process to develop more innovative solutions, you’re invited to join […]

There’s Still Time for Professional Development...

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Before year end, take advantage of these upcoming employee development opportunities: Managing Change Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Time: 1 – 2 p.m. Location: Online Explore and discuss how a growth mindset will help to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in your work tasks or environment at Valencia. Register for this […]

Prepare for Exams and Earn Continuing Education Units...

Monday, November 16, 2020 By Daniel Iglesias, Instructional Designer/Developer Earning and maintaining your professional certification is a great way to ensure you are knowledgeable on the latest industry standards in your trade, skill or a software program. LinkedIn Learning offers on-demand courses to help you prepare for professional certification exams and earn continuing education units (CEUs) […]

Now Accepting SEED Applications for Spring 2021 Cohorts

Thursday, October 29, 2020 Applications for the upcoming spring 2021 Valencia SEED cohorts are currently being accepted. SEED, an acronym for Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity, is an international project, founded 30 years ago by Dr. Peggy McIntosh of Wellesley College. SEED utilizes a cohort-based, monthly seminar model with the intention of creating gender fair, multiculturally equitable […]

What Your Colleagues Are Learning on LinkedIn

Monday, October 26, 2020 By Cindy Torres, Support Specialist II In July, Valencia College’s Employee Development team launched LinkedIn Learning, our new online, on-demand professional development resource available to employees, with your Atlas credentials. Courses can be bookmarked, tracked and, when completed, a certificate is available to print or save. Activate your account today and start learning. […]

Enhancing Team Cohesion in a Remote Environment

Thursday, October 15, 2020 By Jaclyn Taylor, Coordinator, Employee Development Team dynamics, team cohesion, teamwork — all of these are built on the foundation of trust created within a team. Teams can be your immediate peers or a collective group of people working on a project or work team. Every time another person is added or […]

Empowering Your Team Through Delegation

Thursday, October 15, 2020 By Chris Teumer, Assistant Director, Learning Support and Advancement, and Chanda Postell, Assistant Director, Organizational Development and Human Resources, East Region Do you often find yourself grappling with a decision to “let go” of a task at work? Does the phrase, “If you want something done right, you must do it yourself” […]

Procurement News, October 2020

Learn About Procurement Strategies in Upcoming Training  Tuesday, October 6, 2020 If you play an active role in sourcing product for your department, our Procurement department will offer a training that will provide procurement strategies and resources available to help you maximize your budget. The course, Smart Procuring, will cover methods to procure goods and services […]

Stressed? Check Out These Employee Development Workshops

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 It may come as no surprise that the American Psychological Association (APA) is reporting that many Americans are currently experiencing increased stress in 2020. Without deliberate attention to the stress levels and stressors we are experiencing, the APA suggests that “the negative mental health effects of of the pandemic could be “serious and […]