Training Programs-April, May and June

New Staff Orientation

  • April 13, May 11 or June 21, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Management Skills for Secretaries, Administrative Assistants and Support Staff

  • April 12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Words at Work-The Latest in Business Writing

  • April 10, 17, 24 , 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Building and Managing Effective Working Relationships

  • May 17, 18, 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Human Resource Management Principles

  • June 6, 13, 20, 27 (plus five hours on-line instruction), 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Transitioning to Management at Penn

  • April 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • April 11, 18, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • April 25, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Powerful Presentations

  • April 5, 6, or June 15, 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Straight Talk: The Art of Effective Communication

  • May 2 and 9, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Planning for Results: A Practical Approach for Managing Projects

  • May 12 , 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

For full course descriptions and to register, go to www.hr.upenn.edu/trainreg/ Please call (215) 898-3400 if you need further information.

--Division of Human Resources

RNC Steering Committee

The Department of Housing and Conference Services announces the formation of the Penn RNC Steering Committee to proactively involve and inform the Penn community when the Republicans come to town to nominate their presidential candidate. Beginning July 22 and continuing through August 5, the Penn campus will be a hub of activity which requires sophisticated coordination of Penn products and services. Members of the Steering Committee will each chair subcommittees surrounding the specific areas of Communications, Housing, Events, Business Support and Penn Partners/Services. If you have questions or information to share with any of these committees, e-mail us at rnc2@pobox.upenn.edu. Stay tuned to Almanac for further information and updates.

--Lynn M. Rotoli, Marketing Manager, Dept of Housing and Conference Services

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

The Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety has added another feature to a growing list of online services. The training program Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens in a Dental Care Setting is now available at the EHRS website www.ehrs.upenn.edu. This program fulfills the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Bloodborne Pathogen Standards initial and annual training requirements for dental health care workers. Any Clinical personnel in either the Penn Dental School or Dental Care Center who has not received BBP training in the past year can meet their training requirement by completing this program. Please contact Bob Leonzio at (215) 898-4453 with any questions.

Financial Planning: April 4, 5

Join us during Financial Planning Week for a seminar entitled Market Outlook 2000--Turning Information into Opportunity presented by American Express Financial Advisors. You will hear insights on:

  • the economy, inflation, interest rates
  • stocks, bonds and foreign markets
  • investment strategies

Choose from one of three sessions on either April 4 or April 5: 10-11:30 a.m, noon-1:30 p.m., or 2-3:30 p.m. To register call 1-800-220-2190, Ext. 303, or e-mail William.B.Carter@ AEXP.com.

--Division of Human Resources

Quality of Worklife Workshops

The following LifeBalance workshops have been rescheduled to be more convenient for faculty and staff. Please note the new dates and times. We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.

Grandparenting: Changing Families, Changing Roles

Old: April 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

New: April 25 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., 3401 Walnut, Wing A, 5th Fl. Conference rm A

Bridging the Miles: Caregiving From a Distance

Old: May 18, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

New: May 24 11:30 a. m.-12:30 p.m., 3401 Walnut, Wing A, 1st Fl. Conference Room.

Please contact Orna Rosenthal to register, (215) 898-5116 or rosenthal@hr.upenn.edu.

--Division of Human Resources

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Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 26, March 28, 2000

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