Program for the 2013 PDI

Monday, January 14th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Investigations and Complaint Handling
Presenters:
Diana Prieto,Michelle Havens
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Monday, January 14th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
The Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) is the office on campus responsible for addressing informal and formal complaints of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. This session will focus on the formal investigation process and detail what a typical investigation entails, including information on interviews, witnesses, reports and outcomes.
Goals and Target Audience:

Tuesday, January 15th

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Accommodations for Employees with Disabilities
Presenters:
Michelle Havens
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
The Office of Equal Opportunity is the ADA Coordinator for the University and this session will detail the process used when CSU employees with disabilities request workplace accommodations. This presentation will walk you through the following topics: the definition of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act; recognizing a request for an accommodation; examples of reasonable accommodations; and, the interactive process utilized to establish reasonable accommodations.
Goals and Target Audience:
employees and supervisors

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Corrective Action - Coaching Employees Toward Better Performance
Presenters:
Kinda Carpenter
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
213-15 LSC
Description:
Broad and general overview of corrective action. This session begins with a performance issue and walks supervisors through their role in correcting the issue. Discussion topics will include: When and how should informal performance discussions begin? When should supervisors consider formal documentation? What does documentation look like? When should supervisors contact Employee Relations?
Goals and Target Audience:
The primary goal of this session is to help supervisors coach their employees toward better performance. CSU Supervisors are the targeted audience.
Session Title:
Exploring an Employee’s First 90 Days: Creating an Effective On-boarding Program for New Staff
Presenters:
Teri Engelke,Kacee Collard Jarnot
Category:
Management/Supervisory Skills
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2013
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
203-05 LSC
Description:
This session will explore utilizing on-boarding as a way to bring new staff into your organization quickly, effectively, and primed for peak performance! Giving consideration to the idea that new staff members need to understand the foundation of the organization, their job, their role within the department and be able to make connections quickly and effectively can impact their experience and success. During this interactive session, you will learn more about on-boarding and strategies for designing your own on-boarding program before creating an action plan for your organization!
Goals and Target Audience:
Targeted Audience: Anyone with supervision responsibilities Goals Participants will: 1) gain an understanding of the importance of and the process of on-boarding new employees 2) gain information about resources that will benefit new employees 3) identify strategies and create a plan designed to meet the specific needs of the participants department/office