Program for the 2018 PDI

Monday, January 8th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Mindset For Supervisor
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Michele Newhard
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
In this class you will develop an understanding of who you are as a supervisor by exploring the strengths you bring to the role. In addition, you will build your knowledge of team dynamics, looking at how the team functions and how to enhance performance,and finally, you will explore how your team contributes to this mission of the institution. We recommend you take this class first if you are doing the Supervisor Development Certification, as this provides an overview of the certification program. This foundation course provides an introduction to the four key themes of the Supervisor Training Program: Self-discovery Interpersonal skills Team effectiveness Systems thinking
Goals and Target Audience:
Who should attend: Mindset for Supervisors is one of the Foundation Classes for the Supervisor Development Certification Program and is part of the required training for all supervisors. We recommend that you currently be in a supervisory role to attend this class.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Pathway Programs at INTO Colorado State University
Presenters:
Nancy Berry,John Schillo,Kari Schlobohm,Robert White
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Since Fall 2012, INTO Colorado State University has been offering Pathway Programs to support the successful transition of international students to undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Colorado State University. In this informational session, the presenters, all members of the Pathway team at INTO Colorado State University, will explain what the Pathway Program is, which classes Pathway students take, what support is available to Pathway students, and what support is available to faculty who have Pathway students in their classes.
Goals and Target Audience:
The main goal of this session is to provide information about the Pathway Programs offered through INTO Colorado State University. This session is designed for CSU faculty and department coordinators and advisors.
Session Title:
Sweeten Your Sugar Smarts
Presenters:
Jennifer Todd,Chris Gentile
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 324
Description:
Do you know how much sugar is in the food you eat every day? Can you find sugar hidden in labels and numbers? Do you know how to talk to your kids or grandkids about sugar and its effect on their bodies? Join us in this interactive workshop designed for all ages. Kids encouraged to attend, especially middle and high school students.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will be able to... convert grams of sugar to teaspoons in order to determine the amount of sugar found in common junk foods as well as "health foods." evaluate their own daily intake of sugar and whether or not it surpasses the AMA recommended daily allowance. use the presented information to learn how to talk to kids about the perils of over-consumption of added sugar.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Inclusive Excellence Part 1
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Ria Vigil
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
3 Hours
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
Supervisors play a key role in creating an inclusive work environment. These classes provide an understanding of diversity and inclusion at Colorado State and examine the impact that unconscious bias may play in the workplace. As supervisors we set the tone and culture of our office, because of this we have the opportunity to create inclusive environments for all employees to succeed,regardless of background. The purpose of this session is to: • Identify the need to diversify and create inclusion in our working environments • Learn foundational principles of diversity and inclusion in general and at CSU • Understand and explore key definitions and concepts • Create opportunities for personal identity exploration
Goals and Target Audience:
Who should attend: Inclusive Excellence is one of the Foundation Classes for the Supervisor Development Certification Program. We recommend that you currently be in a supervisory role to attend this class. It is recommended that you take Part 1 and then Part 2.
Session Title:
Managing Projects with Smartsheet Workflow and Automations
Presenters:
David Hoffman
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Smartsheet is an easy to use tool that can help you manage projects that may or may not require a formal project plan. This session will cover the strengths and weaknesses of this tool, examine several use cases, and show some of the new features for automating communications and workflow. If you are looking for a cost effective tool that will help your project stay on track, improve collaboration with your team and stake holders, this session will show you how Smartsheet can help.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: discover the advantages of using Smartsheet to keep your project on track. examine how to use automations, workflow and dashboarding to keep your project moving and your stakeholders informed. Target Audience: This session is for people that manage more complex projects on campus and are looking for a tool to help collaborate with the team, keep the project on track, and teir stakeholders informed.
Session Title:
SSI-2 Task Force on Early Performance Feedback
Presenters:
Kelly Long,Stephanie Clemons
Category:
Other
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 322
Description:
CSU Institutional data show that grades in the first four-to-five weeks of a foundational course are strongly associated with graduation. For first generation, low income, or minority populations, the correlation is even stronger. Highlighting the importance of supportive interaction and early performance feedback in the first weeks of a course, this session will engage educators in research-based active learning strategies that help to engage students, support growth-mindset, and provide early feedback on their progress during the first four weeks of a course.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will be able to: 1)Explain the impact of grades earned in the first four-to-five weeks of class on likeliness of timely graduation, noting the disproportionate impact on first generation, low income, or minority populations. 2) Reflect knowledge of strategies that can be used to increase student engagement and growth mindset in early weeks of a course. 3) Develop ideas about ways to incorporate prior learning assessment, course overview,metacognitive approaches, focus strategies, modeling, and slow - fast approaches.

Tuesday, January 9th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Dialogue Across Difference
Presenters:
Kelly Long,Kathy Sisneros,Roze Hentschell
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 386
Description:
Every day on the CSU campus we are involved in opportunities to refine our skills in dialogue across difference. In classrooms, offices, and public environments, we hear faculty, staff, and students asking for guidance in ways to structure meaningful dialogue. Toward that end, this session is designed to help faculty and staff facilitate conversations to better navigate social group identities, conflicts, communities, and topics of social justice. Based on the work of the Intergroup Dialogue Program from the University of Michigan, this session will share practical approaches and materials to help staff and faculty foster constructive dialogue, engage identities, and create inclusive environments.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will be able to: 1) Explain differences between debate, discussion, and dialogue and make conscious decisions about when to employ which form of interaction; 2) Increase knowledge of pedagogical tools; 3) Acquire strategies for inclusive practices; 4) Gain awareness of identities, privilege, power, and bias; and 5) Develop strategies to incorporate intergroup dialogue in classrooms or other environments.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
CSU Shipping - Come See the Replacement for iShip!
Presenters:
Richard Thibault,Dan Kelso
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
The Departments of Central Receiving, Shipping & Receiving is in the process of replacing iShip with a brand new, web based shipping system that will allow campus staff to generate CSU business related shipment requests from their desktops for carriers such as UPS, FedEx, and DHL. This software will replace iShip that has been in use for over 5 years at CSU. The new system is anticipated to offer rate shopping among all carriers, include International Shipping documentation, and enable desktop HazMat shipping. Come see the new system and learn more about how it can streamline your desktop shipping needs! This project is anticipated to be complete by the time PDI sessions are held.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals - Provide a high level overview of the new shipping system to the campus that currently has over 2500 registered CSU users. Highlight new features such as additional carriers, rate shopping, international shipping, and Hazmat. Targeted Audience - Any campus member (Faculty, Staff, or Department Student Employees) that ships packages both domestically and internationally on behalf of their department.
Session Resources:
Session Title:
Inclusive Excellence Part 2
Presenters:
Marsha Benedetti,Ria Vigil
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
3 Hours
Room:
Morgan Library Event Center
Description:
Unconscious/Implicit Bias and Stereotyping Unconscious or implicit bias impacts us all. Supervisors play a key role in creating an inclusive work environment. These classes provide an understanding of diversity and inclusion at Colorado State and examine the impact that unconscious bias may play in the workplace. Through this interactive session, we will examine: • How to identify our own unconscious bias • Recognize ways bias impacts those we supervise, teach, and work with • Discuss strategies to stop bias and stereotypes when they are used
Goals and Target Audience:
Who should attend: Inclusive Excellence is one of the Foundation Classes for the Supervisor Development Certification Program. We recommend that you currently be in a supervisory role to attend this class. It is recommended that you take Part 1 and then Part 2.
Session Title:
Work smarter not harder: Efficient research strategies with inclusive documents
Presenters:
Anna Walker
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 372
Description:
Do you spend extra time formatting and searching for information in research papers or grants you write? Are you always skimming through research articles trying to find that one topic or phrase you need? Discover the benefits of inclusive materials for making your workflow more efficient, and see the benefits for users, both with disabilities and without. Learn easy and quick tips for Word and PDF content. In addition, you will learn a couple quick tips for making your PPT content easier for users to work with. We will go through sample documents to practice these simple steps.
Goals and Target Audience:
1.) Understand at least one quick tool for both PDF and Word documents to make you more efficient in completing your research requirements 2.) Understand how these same strategies are considered inclusive and how they can help others who use the documents you create 3.) Learn how to easily make your PPTs inclusive as well

3:00 PM

Session Title:
Financial Fraud: What it is, What it Looks like, and How to Prevent It
Presenters:
Susy Serrano,Nelson Bultmann
Category:
Other
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
3:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Certified fraud examiners across the world estimate that the typical organization loses 5 percent of annual revenues to financial fraud. Fraudsters tend to display behavioral warning signs when they are engaged in their crimes, and most fraudsters have never been previously convicted of a crime. Find out what financial fraud is, how you can spot the warning signs for fraud, how you can prevent fraud, and what you should do if you suspect that fraud is occurring in the organization.
Goals and Target Audience:
Participants will learn: -How fraud is defined per the CSU System’s new financial fraud policy -How to identify red flags for fraud -How strong internal controls can help prevent fraud -What to do and what not to do when fraud is suspected Targeted Audience: Everyone

Wednesday, January 10th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Record Freshmen Enrollment: What to Expect in the Future and What We Can Learn from the Past
Presenters:
Leslie Taylor,Tom Biedscheid,Pushpa Lehene-Singh
Category:
Other
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 378
Description:
The incoming Fall 2017 freshman class was the largest in University history, and it was the third consecutive year of record-setting enrollment. Can these increases continue? Learn which economic and demographic trends across the country, and specifically in Colorado, will affect higher education in the years to come.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty and staff in any role at CSU are welcome to attend. During the session, participants will learn about CSU’s undergraduate enrollment and financial aid trends of the past ten years. Attendees will also gain an understanding about how the Division of Enrollment and Access analyzes high school graduation rates, geographic population variations, and demographic shifts to develop enrollment goals for the future.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
CSU Shipping - Come See the Replacement for iShip! Second Session
Presenters:
Richard Thibault,Dan Kelso
Category:
Other
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
The Departments of Central Receiving, Shipping & Receiving is in the process of replacing iShip with a brand new, web based shipping system that will allow campus staff to generate CSU business related shipment requests from their desktops for carriers such as UPS, FedEx, and DHL. This software will replace iShip that has been in use for over 5 years at CSU. The new system is anticipated to offer rate shopping among all carriers, include International Shipping documentation, and enable desktop HazMat shipping. Come see the new system and learn more about how it can streamline your desktop shipping needs! This project is anticipated to be complete by the time PDI sessions are held.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals - Provide a high level overview of the new shipping system to the campus that currently has over 2500 registered CSU users. Highlight new features such as additional carriers, rate shopping, international shipping, and Hazmat. Targeted Audience - Any campus member (Faculty, Staff, or Department Student Employees) that ships packages both domestically and internationally on behalf of their department.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Surplus Property: A Resource for Reuse, Recycling, and Redistribution of Funds.
Presenters:
Jacob Drenth,Holly Ritzman
Category:
Other
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 312
Description:
The Surplus Property department is more than just the department that comes and picks up the items your department doesn’t want or use any more. Come and learn how to let us know you have surplus items, why university excess needs to come through the Surplus department, answers to frequently asked questions, and what happens to the excess items once they leave your department.
Goals and Target Audience:
Our goal is for each participant attending to better understand what the role of the Surplus Property department is on campus, how we operate, what happens to excess equipment when it comes to Surplus, and how we can benefit each department and the University. Our target audience is any university member that has a part in the transfer of excess property to the Surplus department, department property contacts, building proctors, department fiscal office, or anyone interested in learning more about what we do.