Please be sure to note whether the workshop is in-person or via Zoom before registering for a session.

See below for upcoming workshops and we recommend you check this webpage for information on future sessions. Please contact us at Learning.Development@dartmouth.edu with any questions.

The objective of the STAR Academy is to provide Dartmouth's administrative professionals an opportunity to develop their technical and power skills. By completing ten Core Courses and four Electives in a 2-year period, an individual can enhance their effectiveness in their role and increase opportunities for mobility at Dartmouth. The program is self-paced. Each participant manages their enrollment and learning to meet the requirements of the Core Courses and Electives. Each course will be offered by HR twice a year. For the STAR Academy checklist, please click here.

 

Month
Date
Upcoming Event
December
12/1/2022
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Communicating with Impact (via Zoom)
This foundational course provides individuals with a powerful set of interaction skills that enables them to communicate more effectively, and, in the process, build trust, strengthen working relationships, and achieve desired results critical for their success.
12/6/2022
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Student Employer: DartSmart Training
DartSmart for Student Employers is a certificate training program designed to provide you with practical knowledge and skills required to effectively hire and manage student employees at Dartmouth College. The sessions introduce policies, laws, operating procedures, and responsibilities of our student supervisors.
12/7/2022
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Performance Evaluation - Employee Perspective (via Zoom)
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
In this workshop for employees, we will cover an overview of the performance evaluation process using the Human Resources Performance Evaluation Form. This workshop will also review best practices in establishing performance expectations and goals, giving and receiving feedback, and completing a self-evaluation to share with your manager.
12/15/2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
True Colors (via Zoom)
True Colors is a model for understanding oneself and others based on self-identified preferences and styles and how each person falls within the spectrum of four color categories. Each person has elements of all the four styles or types, generally with one being more dominant. The true colors workshop is a fun and easy way to recognize the different strengths and styles we all bring to our work and our relationships and can help us understand how we can best communicate with others.
January
1/6/2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Feel Good First Fridays with TED: Why some of us don't have one true calling (via Zoom)
What do you want to be when you grow up? Well, if you're not sure you want to do just one thing for the rest of your life, you're not alone. In this illuminating talk, writer and artist Emilie Wapnick describes the kind of people she calls 'multipotentialites' who have a range of interests and jobs over one lifetime. Are you one?
1/25/2023
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Performance Evaluation - Employee Perspective (via Zoom)
In this workshop for employees, we will cover an overview of the performance evaluation process using the Human Resources Performance Evaluation Form. This workshop will also review best practices in establishing performance expectations and goals, giving and receiving feedback, and completing a self-evaluation to share with your manager.
February
2/1/2023
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Communicating with Impact (via Zoom)
This foundational course provides individuals with a powerful set of interaction skills that enables them to communicate more effectively, and, in the process, build trust, strengthen working relationships, and achieve desired results critical for their success.
2/2/2023
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Student Employer: DartSmart Training
DartSmart for Student Employers is a certificate training program designed to provide you with practical knowledge and skills required to effectively hire and manage student employees at Dartmouth College. The sessions introduce policies, laws, operating procedures, and responsibilities of our student supervisors.
2/2/2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
True Colors (via Zoom)
True Colors is a model for understanding oneself and others based on self-identified preferences and styles and how each person falls within the spectrum of four color categories. Each person has elements of all the four styles or types, generally with one being more dominant. The true colors workshop is a fun and easy way to recognize the different strengths and styles we all bring to our work and our relationships and can help us understand how we can best communicate with others.
2/3/2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Feel Good First Fridays with TED: 10 ways to have a better conversation (via Zoom)
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. ‘Go out, talk to people, listen to people,’ she says. ‘And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.’
2/8/2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beyond Typos (via Zoom)
Now you can create professional documents that are error-free. This four-part series will take you beyond typos and help you identify and overcome trouble spots in grammar and punctuation. You will learn how to correct problems with sentence structure, subject and verb agreement, pronouns, and word choice. You will also learn how to use commas, semicolons, and colons effectively. In addition, we will explore the resources available to help you become a better writer and proofreader.
March
3/3/2023
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Feel Good First Fridays with TED: How to build your creative confidence (via Zoom)
Is your school or workplace divided between the ‘creatives’ versus the practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few. Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own life, he offers ways to build the confidence to create.
3/8/2023
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Navigating Beyond Conflict (via Zoom)
In this course participants will identify how to minimize, prevent, and address conflict by promoting a culture of trust, mutual respect, and collaboration. Participants leave with new skills for having difficult conversations.
3/14/2023
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Organizing Your Competing Priorities (in person)
It is safe to say we all live in a world that is inundating us with important priorities, sometimes 24/7! In this workshop, participants will learn new skills to help them manage their competing priorities. Using tips from experts in the field, you will leave more confident that you manage your priorities rather than your priorities manage you.
3/30/2023
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Communicating with Impact (via Zoom)
This foundational course provides individuals with a powerful set of interaction skills that enables them to communicate more effectively, and, in the process, build trust, strengthen working relationships, and achieve desired results critical for their success.
April
4/6/2023
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Student Employer: DartSmart Training
DartSmart for Student Employers is a certificate training program designed to provide you with practical knowledge and skills required to effectively hire and manage student employees at Dartmouth College. The sessions introduce policies, laws, operating procedures, and responsibilities of our student supervisors.
June
6/14/2023
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Student Employer: DartSmart Training
DartSmart for Student Employers is a certificate training program designed to provide you with practical knowledge and skills required to effectively hire and manage student employees at Dartmouth College. The sessions introduce policies, laws, operating procedures, and responsibilities of our student supervisors.