Taking Management Skills to the Next Level

Please note: Schedule is subject to change

Event Schedule:
Day 1: June 12th
7:30am – 8:30am  Registration and Coffee

8:30am – 10:45am  Organizational Communication, Meeting Facilitation
Speaker: Lisa Trubitt, Assistant CIO for Policy & Communications, University at Albany, State University of New York

Does your organization struggle with communication?  Are teams overwhelmed with incoming information that requires translation?  Do team members have concerns that they are not well-informed in terms of the "being in the know" at your institution? Share experiences and develop strategies to enhance the performance of your teams and organization through meaningful facilitation and communication.

10:45am - 11:00am  Break

11:00am –12:30pm  Legal Overview
Speaker: Steven McDonald, General Counsel, Rhode Island School of Design

We'll make sense of DMCA, FERPA, HIPPA, Massachusetts Data Breach Law and the rest of the alphabet!

12:30pm - 1:30pm  Lunch

1:30pm - 2:30pm  Legal Overview continued

2:30pm - 2:45pm  Break

2:45pm - 3:30pm  Career Planning
Speaker: Colleen Wheeler

Are you ready for a next step but you are not sure of what the next step is?  Join us in developing a framework to plan for your next steps and understanding how to help your team professionally develop and plan their careers as well.

3:30pm - 4:30pm Reception


Day 2: June 13th
7:30am – 8:30am  Registration and Coffee

8:30am – 10:45am  Negotiation and Conflict Management
Speaker: Joanne Kossuth, CIO Mitchell College and Principal 1MountainRoad LLC, Consulting

Most people are conflict adverse and avoid it whenever they can.  Join us in understanding how to address conflict and through negotiation strengthen your teams and your organizations.  We will even have fun in the process!

10:45am - 11:00am  Break

11:00am - 12:30pm  Get Rid of that Migraine!  Strategies for Managing Change

What does change management mean to you?  In this day and age change is a constant.  The higher education environment is in flux (some might say crisis), the pace of technology change is accelerating, consumerism is rampant, and the list goes on.  Join us in understanding what others are doing to attempt to manage change, how to set expectations in this type of environment and develop strategies to take back to your campus.

(leading, motivating, change management, teaming)
Case studies

12:30pm - 1:30pm  Lunch

1:30pm - 3:00pm  Having Those Difficult Conversations
Role plays

3:00pm – 3:30pm  Wrap up