Administrative Training Series

Spring 2016 Current Administrators Training

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost is pleased to present Current Administrators Training, a three-session series that will provide information to UGA leaders on a range of topics, including effective mentoring, smart budgeting practices, and addressing student concerns. This training is open to department heads and administrators across all units and divisions at the associate director level and above. All sessions will allow ample time for Q&A and discussion of the topics at hand.

To participate in one or more of the sessions, please register at the following link: REGISTER

I.  Being an Effective Leader: Best Practices in Mentoring
Friday, February 19, 2016
9:30 a.m. check-in; 10:00-11:30 a.m. session
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium

Mentoring is often suggested as a tool to foster success, but some models have proven more successful than others. This session will provide information on research-based best practices for mentoring and offer tips for creating successful mentoring relationships.

Panelists:
Kecia Thomas, associate dean for faculty leadership development and diversity and professor of psychology, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Dan Nadenicek, dean, College of Environment and Design
Tracey O’Malley, senior managing consultant, Human Resources


II.  Smart Budgeting
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
9:30 a.m. check-in; 10:00-11:30 a.m. session
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium

Resource management is always a challenge, given the various needs and opportunities. This session will focus on the how and why of smart budgeting, offering approaches to improving short- and long-term planning and budgeting in your unit(s).

Panelists:
James Shore, senior associate vice president for finance and administration
Chris Miller, associate provost for finance and administration


III.  Responding to Student Concerns
Thursday, March 31, 2016
9:30 a.m. check-in; 10:00-11:30 a.m. session
Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries Auditorium

Today’s students face a variety of personal challenges that have a direct impact on academic performance. This session will highlight a number of these challenges and the UGA resources that are in place to address them. Learn how to recognize student concerns and what you can do as a leader to ensure that our students access the support services they need.

Speaker:
Carrie Smith, Student Affairs Case Manager, Office of the Dean of Students

 

If you have questions about Administrators Training, please contact Katie Fite in the Office of Academic Programs at kcfite@uga.edu or 706-542-0383.