Professional Development Opportunities at
Georgia State University (GSU)
GPC employees are invited to participate in GSU training programs. If you would like to participate, the cost of participation must be paid from your department budget.
Check out the GSU Development Calendar below:
Registration instructions follow:
First, you must register as a guest in the GSU LMS portal by clicking on the first link below. Once you have registered, you can then login and sign up for the course(s) of your choice by clicking on the second link shown below.
After your initial registration, you will only need to use the Guest Login address to access and sign-up for any courses.
Please select “Check” when registering. You will need to coordinate with Doug Samuels at email@example.com or 404.413.3281 to make payment, which may be done prior to or after the class.
GSU UPCOMING COURSES
Basics of Supervision
We have seats available in Basics of Supervision, a required course in completing the First-Line Supervisors Certificate (FLSC). This is a great course for new supervisors or people interested in preparing for supervisory roles.
In this course you will learn how to:
- Coach your team to greater success
- Motivate yourself and others more effectively
- Delegate with greater effectiveness
- Provide feedback that results in changed behavior.
Merle Strangway, PhD, is our instructor for this course. He has been enthusiastically received as a presenter and trainer by audiences across the United States and Canada. Merle is the founder and president of The Learning Edge, Inc., a training and consulting company that focuses on helping managers develop critical leadership and management skills.
Merle has partnered with organizations such as The Home Depot, Cisco, The Center for Disease Control and the Southern Company to create award winning programs that develop the skills of managers in the areas of leadership, team building, negotiation and emotional intelligence. Kennesaw State University awarded him the Instructor of the Year award for his work in their management development programs. For the past 10 years, he has taught at Emory Continuing Education, Emory University’s non-credit division.
Merle began his business career with the Royal Bank of Canada, moving to Athens, GA in 1991 to pursue his doctorate at the University of Georgia.
The class is scheduled on Oct 30, 9am-4pm, in the HR Training Room, basement of 1 Park Place. Investment is $150.
If you or someone on your staff is considering earning this certificate or is interested in learning the basics of supervision, please consider attending this class.
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If you are a non-GSU employee, please follow the instructions above.