EDUCAUSE-NERCOMP Workshop Series for New Managers - Fall 2019

Please note: Schedule of topics is subject to change

Event Schedule:

Participants should expect to reflect on themes of the series through readings and assignments both between sessions and before the first session.

September 25, 2019 - Location - College of the Holy Cross - Worcester, MA.

7:30am – 8:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 8:45am Welcome, Introduction and Overview

8:45am – 11:45am Interpersonal Communication
Speaker: Frank Furnari, Communication, Documentation and Training Manager, Boston University

a. Communication style
b. Seeing from the perspective of others
c. Context and adaptability
d. Channels

11:45am – 12:45pm Lunch

12:45pm – 4:00pm Getting the Work Done
Speaker: Colleen Wheeler

a. Prioritization: What needs to be done?
b. Time Management: When can it be done?
c. How to Lead: Delegation, Influence, & Managing Up

4:00pm End


October 30, 2019 - Location - Forefront Center for Meetings & Conferences- Waltham, MA.

7:30am – 8:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 11:45am Project Management
Speaker: Joanne Kossuth, CIO Mitchell College

a. Definition
b. Components
c. Life Cycle
d. Tools
e. Lessons Learned

11:45am – 12:45pm Lunch

12:45pm – 4:00pm Budget and Finance
Speaker: Mimi Royston, CIO American International College

a. Review common terms used in college and university budgeting /accounting
b. Discuss key financial statements and concepts
c. Create a budget; calculate and track revenues and expenses
d. Assess external “market” factors and evaluate potential relevance to your school; your IT budget
e. Present financial information to tell a compelling “story”

4:00pm End


November 13, 2019 - Location - Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center, Southbridge, MA.

7:30am – 8:30am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 11:45am Reflection Project
Facilitators:
Frank Furnari, Communication, Documentation and Training Manager, Boston University
Colleen Wheeler 

11:45am – 12:45pm Lunch

12:45pm – 4:00pm Performance Management
Speaker: Frank Furnari, Communication, Documentation and Training Manager, Boston University

a. Resources: Strengths finder, 360s
b. Management students
c. Conflict Management
d. Giving feedback
e. Situational management – adapting to subordinates

4:00pm End