Professional & Leadership Development when Working Remote
Although in person professional development classes aren’t currently an option, there are several resources available for you to expand your knowledge and skills while working from home.
Instructor Led Live Webinars
Emotional Intelligence Basics is an in-person class that will be held on Microsoft Teams on Thursday, April 16, from 8:30am – 10:00am. This class is facilitated by Carroll Crowson and Meg Hoefer and is focused on helping participants become aware of, control and express emotions effectively. You will also learn how to effectively handle interpersonal relationships with encouragement, kindness and empathy. Sign up in BaylorCompass at https://global.hgncloud.com/baylor/link?id=120752 .
Online Learning Resources
Rightnow Media at Work
Rightnow Media at Work (a faith-based learning resource free to all Baylor employees) has many videos on leadership and professional development, including the examples below. Some of the examples are in a business context, but the underlying principles are relevant:
- Today Matters by John C. Maxwell: https://www.rightnowmediaatwork.org/Content/Series/1067
- How to Lead Through Change by Wendy Davidson: https://www.rightnowmediaatwork.org/Training/Post/View/243507
- Hold Each Other Accountable by Patrick Lencioni: https://www.rightnowmediaatwork.org/Training/Post/View/219805
Additionally, Rightnow Media also has a large collection of family, marriage, parenting, mental health and financial videos as well as hundreds of hours of programs for kids and teens. If you do not already have a free account, you can get set up at: www.baylor.edu/hr/rightnowmedia.
Free to all Baylor employees, LinkedIn Learning has online resources and classes on a wide range of subjects, from Microsoft Office software to business strategy, finance and leadership to time management, communication, decision making and conflict resolution. Find out more and get access at: www.baylor.edu/its/linkedinlearning.