The OD team enhances the long-term health, well-being and performance of MSU Extension while enriching the lives of our employees. Our objective is to improve the organization’s capacity to handle our internal and external operations and relationships.

OD Team Purpose

The purpose of your OD team is to enhance the long-term health, well being and performance of MSU Extension while enriching the lives of our employees. The OD team values diversity, scholarship, and a systems approach to organizational development. Our objective is to improve the organization’s capacity to handle our internal and external operations and relationships.

Below are events and training opportunities for MSU Extension Employees. For a listing of reoccurring training events and self-access courses, please also see the Professional Development Page

 

Events

  • Mar 15

    Interviewing Potential Volunteers

    March 15, 2019 - December 9, 2019

    Details about the training's can be found below or at the registration link. Registrations are limited at 30 individuals per training. However, if a specific training is full, but you would like to attend, please let me know so I can monitor a wait list.

  • May 23

    SAFE Training

    May 23, 2019 - November 12, 2019 7/22, 8/21, 11/12 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    SAFE (Screening Applicants for Effectiveness) training is essential training to ensures the safety of children and youth. Learn to identify signs of concern and know how to address difficult situations before they affect our youth audiences.

  • Aug 26

    How to Help Clients with Questions | August 26, 2019

    August 26, 2019 10:00AM - 11:00AM

    The purpose of this online workshop is to provide MSU Extension personnel with the knowledge and skills necessary to help clients find information, answers to their questions, or Michigan experts.

  • Aug 27

    Zoom Meeting Training | August 27, 2019

    August 27, 2019 2:00PM - 3:00PM

    Has a feature of Zoom been puzzling you? Bring your questions to this session. Basic features of Zoom will be covered including scheduling and host controls.

  • Sep 10

    Facilitative Leadership

    September 10, 2019 - September 12, 2019 Kettunen Center Kettunen Center, 14901 4-H Dr, Tustin, MI 49688

    The workshop's overall goal is to provide a thorough overview and understanding of facilitative leadership and the competencies needed to enhance group work.

  • Sep 11

    Women's Networking Association: Women Supporting Women

    September 11, 2019 3:00PM - 4:30PM

    Despite advancements in the number of women in leadership positions, women continue to face structural inequalities and bias at the intersection of gender, race and other points of identity.

  • Sep 19

    Getting Started with Questions in Qualtrics

    September 19, 2019 11:00AM - 12:00PM

    Qualtrics is a survey tool available to MSU faculty and staff. In this training you will learn all about Qualtrics questions including question types, how to add/delete/edit questions, copying questions, and deleting questions.

  • Sep 24

    Zoom Webinar Training | September 24

    September 24, 2019 10:00AM - 12:00PM

    In this two hour training participants will learn the basic features of Zoom webinar including how to manage video settings, share a presentation or computer screen, and how to communicate with participants.

  • Nov 19

    Two Day Multicultural Self-Awareness Workshop

    November 19, 2019 - November 20, 2019

    All MSU Extension employees regardless of funding source or appointment are expected to attend this “cornerstone” multicultural workshop which sets an organizational framework for recognizing, understanding and appreciating differences.

  • Dec 30

    Evaluation Expedition (D2L)

    December 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

    Self-access, online course for employees involved in program evaluation or who want to better understand how programs are evaluated should take this course.

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