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Penn State Human Resource Development Center Programs

The Office of Human Resources Center for Workplace Learning and Performance is pleased to offer another regional professional development program.

Enrollment is free and limited to 30 people.

Time Management

Presented by Joe Walk

This program discusses practical, commonsense techniques that will help you use your time wisely at work. It provides paradigms to help set priorities, manage meetings, organize work spaces, and develop your personal daily and weekly plans. Employees will learn to identify time wasters at work and to recognize time-use barriers.

  • Gain control over your use of time.
  • Identify time wasters.
  • Learn to plan how to use your time.
  • Learn how to set your priorities.
  • Recognize barriers that prevent you from using your time wisely.
  • Discuss ways you can become organized.

This session is for anyone who wants to learn basic techniques to manage their time.

Tuesday, Oct. 21
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Room 1, General Classroom Building

PNC Presents: 5 Threats to Your Retirement

Retirement Planning is more complicated than it's ever been before. This seminar identifies five main threats to a successful retirement. Knowing the risks allows you to better prepare for them.

Wednesday, Nov. 12
2 to 3 p.m.
Room 15 Student Union Building
RSVP by Nov. 5 to Cindy Platz, 724-773-3546 or cap9@psu.edu

Exploring Leadership Philosophies

Presented by Joe Walk

This program uses Kouzes and Posner’s Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) to discover five leadership approaches to exemplary leadership. Participants will learn their perceived leadership strengths and areas to consider making improvements. Participants will identify attributes and responsibilities of effective leaders and discuss three types of management.

  • Determine leadership strengths and weaknesses through the Leadership Practice Inventory (LPI).
  • Recognize and appreciate attributes of effective leaders
  • Apply leadership skills to current workplace challenges and opportunities.
  • Identify three management types through the filter of social styles.

Thursday, Nov. 20
1 to 4 p.m.
Room 16, Student Union Building


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