Learning and Talent Development
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Thrive@UW-Madison: Creating Inclusive Work Environments
June 13, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@ UW-Madison: Building and Managing Work Relationships
June 15, 2017, 1:00 0 4:00 pm
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Problem Solving Approaches for HR Professionals: Applications to Key Challenges
June 27, 2017 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1106


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Thrive@UW-Madison: Thriving in a Time of Change
July 19, 2017, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Establishing and Sustaining Communities of Practice
October 5, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 am
October 12, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 am
Ingraham Hall, Room 220



Volunteer Tutors Needed
Cultural Linguistic Services, within the Office of Talent Management, is in need of tutors to help UW-Madison employees develop their learning in areas such as: English language, literacy (English and Spanish), writing, math, and other subjects. Scheduling and meeting locations are flexible. To become a tutor, complete an application or contact Jzong Thao at jzong.thao@wisc.edu.

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Fully Prepared to Lead Frequently Asked Questions

Q:  Who is eligible to take these classes?

A:  Any UW-Madison employee can take Fully Prepared to Lead classes.

 

Q:  Do I have to be in a leadership position to take these classes?

A:  No, you do not need to be in a formal leadership position.  The Fully Prepared to Lead philosophy is that anyone can be a leader.  Leadership is defined as personal behaviors that influence positive change, regardless of formal position or authority.

 

Q: Do I have to take the classes in order?

A: No. You can take the classes in any order.

 

Q: Do I have to enroll in all of the classes?

A: No.  Fully Prepared to Lead classes are designed such that any of them can be taken as a stand-alone class.  You may attend as many or a few as you’d like.

 

Q:  How much does it cost to attend these classes?

A:  Nothing! These professional development classes are sponsored by the Office of Talent Management in the Office of Human Resources.  There is no cost to attend.

 

Q:  How do I enroll in a class?

A:  Please register for all sessions through our registration system by following this link: https://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/OHRDCatalogPortal/Default.aspx?SeriesKey=363

 

Q:  I see there are two certificate options.  Do I have to enroll in a certificate program?

A:  No.  Fully Prepared to Lead classes are designed such that any of them can be taken as a stand-alone class.  You may attend as many or a few as you’d like.

 

Q:  I’m interested in a certificate, but I don’t know which one.  When do I have to decide?

A:  Many people attend a couple of sessions before deciding if they would like to pursue a Certificate of Leadership Competency or a Leadership Certificate.

 

Q:  What is the difference between the two certificate options?

A:  Let’s start with what is the same – both certificate options require 50 instructional hours.  From there, the certificate options differ.

 

General Leadership Certificate – After 50 instructional hours, you can elect to EITHER attend an additional 10 instructional hours (60 hours total) OR complete a Capstone Project to earn your certificate.  The General Leadership Certificate shows your commitment to attending professional development sessions.

 

Certificate of Leadership Competency – After 50 instructional hours, you will complete a Capstone Project.  Your final steps will be to complete both a written and behavioral exam.  The Certificate of Leadership Competency shows your mastery of leadership behaviors.

 

Q:  What is a Capstone Project?

A:  A Capstone Project is an Independent Learning Project that synthesizes what you’ve learned throughout your participation in Fully Prepared to Lead.  You will get to choose the project, how to capture what you’ve learned, and how you’ve applied leadership concepts.  Past Capstone Projects include leading a team project, starting a professional development reading group, attending a leadership conference, and surveying peers at different organizations on their ideas of leadership.  For each of these, the participant then wrote a summary explaining their findings and how Fully Prepared to Lead helped them succeed.  Other Capstone Projects end with a presentation of findings.  You and the Fully Prepared to Lead Program Coordinator will discuss your Capstone options and agree on the project and how to best report what you’ve learned.

 

Q:  I see that modules are designated as “Classroom,” “Coaching,” or “Self-Study.”  What is the difference between these options?

A:  Classroom Modules – There is no pre-work or homework.   All materials and exercises are provided in class.  If you are pursuing a certificate, you’ll get credit for 3 instructional hours.

 

Coaching Modules – You’ll receive a packet of pre-reading one week prior to the class.  The expectation is that you read the materials and come prepared to practice.  Expect the pre-work to take about 1 hour.  If you are pursuing a certificate, you’ll get credit for 4 instructional hours.

 

Self-Study Modules – You’ll receive a packet of materials and a written assignment the day the class is ‘held.’ (You don’t actually go anywhere – these materials are emailed to you.)  You’ll then have 30 days to read the materials, complete the assignment, and send it to the Program Coordinator.  If you are pursuing a certificate, you’ll get credit for 4 instructional hours.

 

Q:  What classes are required for the certificate options?

A:  Leadership Awareness (3 instructional hours) and Professional Development Planning for Leaders (4 instructional hours) are the only two required courses for both certificates.  You can choose which classes to take for the remaining instructional hours.

 

Q:  How long does it take to earn a certificate?

A:  Participants are given 24 months to earn their certificate.  Though, many people complete their certificate in as little as 9 months.

 

Q: What if I have more questions about Fully Prepared to Lead (FP2L)?

A:  Please contact the FP2L Program Coordinator.

Jessica Swenson

Training Coordinator and Program Lead

Learning and Talent Development (formerly OHRD)

Office of Talent Management | Office of Human Resources

UW Madison

21 N. Park Street, Suite 5101

Madison, WI 53706

jeswenson2@wisc.edu | 608.890.4715


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Learning and Talent Development
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Suite 5101 -21 N Park Street - Madison, WI 53715
Contact our office at 608.262.7107
Email: Registrations2@ohr.wisc.edu

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