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Penn HR Programs & Learning

Penn Learning and Development

Take advantage of a wide variety of career-development and skills-improvement resources to advance yourself personally and professionally.

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    12/2/2019, Monday, 12:30-1:45pm. See how mindful communication can help you become more intentional, engaged and effective both at home and in the workplace! No prior meditation or mindfulness experience necessary.
     
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    11/19/2019, Tuesday, 12:30 - 1:30pm. To be prepared to navigate questions about race, gender, ethnicity, and more in a respectful and engaging way! 
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    11/6/2019, Wednesday, 12:30-1:30pm. Learn how to: take ownership of your responsibilities and results, take initiative to go above and beyond what is expected of you, expand your sphere of influence, perform well under pressure, adapt to changing situations, and avoid being “irreplaceable”! 
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    10/31/2019, Thursday, 3-4pm. This webinar will discuss the challenges and risks people face in retirement, and how good planning can address them.
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    10/22/2019, Two sessions: 11am - 12pm & 1:30pm - 2:30pm. It’s National Retirement Security Week, and TIAA is on campus with valuable information about making the most of your retirement plan benefit.
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    October 29, Tuesday, from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Get ready to sharpen your presentation skills by registering now for this free workshop.
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    10/17/2019, Thursday, 12:30 - 1:30pm. Learn to increase your ability to recognize your manager’s perspective and meet his/her expectations as well as fine tune your communication skills to optimize your work with your manager.
     
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    Fri, Oct 11,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. Mindfulness meditation can help us to develop healthier minds and bodies, reduce stress, foster compassion, and increase our memory skills, among many other studied benefits.
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    10/9/2019, Wed, 12:30-1:30pm. This brown bag is designed to give you tools you need to respond in difficult situations or in times of change, bringing the participant to a new level of self-awareness.
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    Tue, Oct 8, 12-1pm. Are you interested in technology law, engineering, entrepreneurship, design or patents? Do you work in product development, technology or intellectual property and want to learn how the law can protect your work?
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    10/4/2019, Friday, 12:30-1:30 pm. Practice mindful breathing that focuses your attention on the present moment with kindness, compassion, and awareness. Self-massage and gentle mindful movements that promote relaxation and reduce stress may also be included in the workshop. No experience necessary.
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    10/3/2019, Thursday, 12:30-1:30pm. Balancing your work and home life can seem impossible in our busy world. Feelings of guilt and turmoil are stirred by the demands of work and home, and the lack of personal time and time for family and friends. 
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    10/1/2019, Tuesday, 12-1pm. Sugar has gotten a bad rap in the media recently. Come and learn why! A Family Food Registered Dietitian will help you identify hidden forms of sugar, how to reduce the amount of added sugars you consume, and will explain which sugars to avoid.
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    This eight-week program offers an introduction to mindfulness-based stress management. The course consists of eight 2-hour weekly classes and a full-day retreat on the weekend before week seven of the course. 10/1/2019, 10/8/2019, 10/15/2019, 10/22/2019, 10/29/2019, 11/5/2019
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    The 2019-2020 campaign year offers fresh opportunities to improve your well-being while earning extra cash. Benefits-eligible faculty and staff members can earn up to $300* in incentives for Be in the Know health and wellness activities between September 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020.
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    9/21/2019, Saturday, 12pm-3pm. This is your opportunity take real action and create your plan toward retiring from day dreaming and executing on the life you want for youself!
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    Thinking About Retirement is a special program for staff who are approaching retirement soon. These information sessions feature expert guest speakers and Penn Benefits specialists. Wed, 9/25/19, 9am-3:30pm, Inn at Penn.
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    9/24/2019, Tuesday, 12:30-1:30pm. This workshop shows the physiological stages of stress development and its harmful effects on the body. It also addresses the defining symptoms and different sources of stress.
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    - The Starting Line: Beginning to save for retirement. 9/18/2019, Wed, 3-4 pm. 
    You can learn how to evaluate and manage debt, find additional ways to save, create a budget and begin to plan for retirement.
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    9/18/2019, Wed, 12:30 - 1:30pm. Participants will identify personal blocks to assertiveness, identify both assertive and non-assertive language and behaviors, and learn ways to use assertiveness in everyday situations.
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    9/17/2019, Tuesday, 12-1 pm, online. Special Topic: Asset Allocation - A practical Guide for income and estate planning
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    9/17/2019, Tuesday, 3-4 pm, online
    You can discover saving and investing strategies developed especially for women and how you can put them into action.
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    The University has partnered with the Penn Program for Mindfulness to offer the free Mindfulness in the Workplace program to benefits-eligible faculty and staff October 1-November 19.
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    Learn to navigate the system with a variety of tools?
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    9/12/2019, Thur, 12:30 - 1:30pm.
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    on October 1, 12:30 pm-1:30 pm, at 3624 Market Street, Suite 1A South. Learn how to transform negativity into positive experiences.
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    9/10/2019, Tuesday, 12:30 - 1:30pm. The workshop will look at how job performance intersects with concepts within the field of psychology, such as behavioral science and motivation.
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    Participants will learn about retirement plan income, social security, and Penn Benefits & Medicare on May 7, 2019.
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    Participants will learn about the long-term care landscape including resources,  costs, and become an informed and proactive caregiver.
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    Participants will learn more about the tuition benefit program for dependents and the financial aid process on March 25, 2019.