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E.g., 10/23/2019
E.g., 10/23/2019
  • Why do racial disparities drive our community and government apart? How can they be used instead as teachable, community-building moments? Leaders in local government have a unique opportunity to deepen understanding of self and society as well as develop organizational engagement. This interactive and challenging half-day workshop explores how the historical impacts of power, privilege and oppression can affect employee and community engagement, City operations, employee relations and everyday workforce interactions.

    With raised awareness, we’ll develop new skills and habits for sustainable, effective personal and institutional.

    There are no upcoming training dates for this course.
  • This course has been designed to provide managers, supervisors and union stewards with tools and information that will enhance leadership during times of organizational change and uncertainty. The following topics will be discussed:

    • The process of change
    • The psychological contract that employees have with the organization  
    • Learning from past successful change experiences
    • Coping with uncertainty
    • The importance of communication
    • Developing tools for coping in a changing and uncertain environment

    The workshop concludes with an appreciative inquiry-based video "Celebrate What's Right With the World."

    There are no upcoming training dates for this course.
  • In this two part training series, we will provide current supervisors with an opportunity to receive a refresher training on what the Employee Assistance Program is and how it can assist supervisors in navigating challenging and sensitive issues that arise in their employees. We will provide education and skills on:

    1. Trauma-informed supervision.
    2. Increase your skillset in having constructive conversations with your employees when they are having a tough time at work.
    3. Navigating alcohol and other drug abuse issues in the workplace, including setting appropriate boundaries.
    4. Learning about caregiver stress and how to support caregivers in the workplace.
    5. Responding to employee and employee significant other death, loss, and grief in the workplace, including how to respond to your team in an effective and sensitive way.

    We will additionally be allowing plenty of time for discussion and questions.

    There are no upcoming training dates for this course.
  • This course delves into different aspects of stress, stress resiliency, authentic leadership behavior, and coping strategies. This course highlights the increasing need for managers (and employees) to foster attitudes like appreciation, care, and compassion within their staff as a means of creating a healthy and productive work environment.

    There are no upcoming training dates for this course.
  • Our Madison – Inclusive, Innovative, & Thriving. When our City performs with excellence, we establish and nurture a culture where all people thrive. The City of Madison recognizes that organizations cannot thrive without fully leveraging the range of talent and qualifications that women bring to the workforce.

    The five day Women’s Leadership Series is designed to both increase representation of women in the highest levels of City leadership and to impact overall underrepresentation at all levels of leadership. The series encourages participation of diverse racial, ethnic, and gender identity groups.


    2019 Presenters

    This year we are honored to host inspiring local leadership experts, including:

    We are also excited to be building new relationships with leaders across the nation and beyond, some of which include:

    • Amanda Fernandez, Inclusifyy, Toronto
    • Adia Smith, Organizational Development Specialist and Trainer, Indianapolis
    • Carolina Morgan, CultureSync, Los Angeles

    Series Description

    The 2019 Women’s Leadership Series will focus on the City’s Vision:

    • Inclusive – How to identify barriers and create a culture where women can lead and succeed.
    • Innovative – How to realize full innovative potential and effectively communicate ideas.
    • Thriving – How to build community and a supportive environment at work.

    Who Should Attend

    Aspiring leaders who are looking for:

    • Transformation – Understand systemic barriers that hold aspiring women leaders back and the tools needed for transformation.
    • Tips and Tools – Receive practical guidance to step into greater leadership.
    • Connection – Engage with a diverse community of women and learn from shared personal and professional leadership journeys.

    Cost

    City Employees: Free


    2019 Women's Leadership Series

       

    Denise Thomas- Best Practices for Networking and Relationships in the Workplace
    Sagashus Levingston- Never Accept No from Someone Not Authorized to Tell you No
    Opal Tomashevska- Spoken word

     
        Tania Ibarra- Living in fulfillment
    Brandi Grayson- How to Use Trauma Informed Care in Leadership Development
     
        Jordan Bingham & Jacquelyn Boggess- Working for Equity in the Land of Midwest Nice

    Brandi Grayson- How to Use Trauma Informed Care in Leadership Development

     
        Amanda Fernandez- Innovation and Leadership for the New Economy
    Carolina Morgan- Diversity and Inclusion needs of the 21st Century Workforce
     
        Adia Smith- Implementing a Learning Culture in Your Organization

    Sabrina Madison- Brilliant Leadership
    Opal Tomashevska- Spoken word

     

    Resources

    There are no upcoming training dates for this course.
  • Our Madison – Inclusive, Innovative, & Thriving. When our City performs with excellence, we establish and nurture a culture where all people thrive. The City of Madison recognizes that organizations cannot thrive without fully leveraging the range of talent and qualifications that women bring to the workforce.

    The five day Women’s Leadership Series is designed to both increase representation of women in the highest levels of City leadership and to impact overall underrepresentation at all levels of leadership. The series encourages participation of diverse racial, ethnic, and gender identity groups.


    2019 Speakers

    This year we are honored to host inspiring local leadership experts, including:

    • Sabrina Madison, Heymiss Progress
    • Sagashus Levingston, Infamous Mothers
    • Jordan Bingham, Health & Racial Equity Consultant
    • Brandi Grayson, Grayson Consulting
    • Opal Tomashevska, Spoken Word Poetry Artist
    • Denise Thomas, The Effective Communication Coach
    • Deborah Biddle, The People Company
    • Tania Ibarra, Step Up

    We are also excited to be building new relationships with leaders across the nation and beyond, some of which include:

    • Amanda Fernandez, Inclusifyy, Toronto
    • Adia Smith, Organizational Development Specialist and Trainer, Indianapolis
    • Carolina Morgan, CultureSync, Los Angeles

    Series Description

    The 2019 Women’s Leadership Series will focus on the City’s Vision:

    • Inclusive – How to identify barriers and create a culture where women can lead and succeed.
    • Innovative – How to realize full innovative potential and effectively communicate ideas.
    • Thriving – How to build community and a supportive environment at work.

    Who Should Attend

    Aspiring leaders who are looking for:

    • Transformation – Understand systemic barriers that hold aspiring women leaders back and the tools needed for transformation.
    • Tips and Tools – Receive practical guidance to step into greater leadership.
    • Connection – Engage with a diverse community of women and learn from shared personal and professional leadership journeys.

    Cost

    Non-City participants: $375 for all five days or $75 per day
    Cancellation Policies 


      2019 Women's Leadership Series 

       

    Denise Thomas- Best Practices for Networking and Relationships in the Workplace
    Sagashus Levingston- Never Accept No from Someone Not Authorized to Tell you No
    Opal Tomashevska-  Spoken word

     
        Tania IbarraLiving in fulfillment
    Brandi Grayson- How to Use Trauma Informed Care in Leadership Development
     
        Jordan Bingham & Jacquelyn Boggess- Working for Equity in the Land of Midwest Nice

    Brandi Grayson- How to Use Trauma Informed Care in Leadership Development

     
        Amanda Fernandez- Innovation and Leadership for the New Economy
    Carolina Morgan- Diversity and Inclusion needs of the 21st Century Workforce
     
        Adia Smith- Implementing a Learning Culture in Your Organization

    Sabrina Madison- Brilliant Leadership
    Opal Tomashevska-  Spoken word

     

    Resources

    There are no upcoming training dates for this course.
  • This interactive, 5 part track is designed to give employees specific tools that will help improve workplace productivity, workplace culture, and overall wellness. This series specifically addresses the following topics:

    • Effective collaboration
    • Space, time, & energy management
    • Building Resiliency
    • Anger & it's impacts
    • Wellness planning

    This can be taken as an entire series or individuals can opt to take individual sessions.

    There are no upcoming training dates for this course.