January – May 2015

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop
As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

Take Action Tuesdays

Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

Quit Tobacco Tuesdays

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tobacco Cessation Class Registration, 1 Park Place, Basement Level Training Room.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

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EDWS hosts an open house and reception. Let’s Live Healthy GSU!
Complimentary reception! 332 Sparks Hall, 11:30AM-1PM
To pre-register, go to https://webdb.gsu.edu/training_reg/admin/login.cfm?system=12

Take Action Thursdays

Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

First Thursdays Health Screenings

Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

First Thursdays Health Screenings – Come out and get healthy! Health screenings available- blood pressure, blood glucose, and BMI testing. Every first Thursday, Sparks Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 332, 1PM-4PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

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Guided Meditation

Friday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Guided meditation offered on an individual basis. Fridays, 9:30AM-3:30PM, NO CHARGE!
By appointment only.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

men's-health-quiz

Yoga Class

Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Try our 1-hour class of gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Meditation

Take Action Tuesdays

Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

GSU Book Club Gathering – Join us for a discussion on the January book selection, Wild by Cheryl Strayed.

EDWS hosts a course designed to teach techniques on balancing busy schedules and making healthy lifestyle choices!
Facilitated by Charlie Safford, LCSW and Binita Patel, Licensed Dietitian
11:30AM-1PM
To pre-register, go to https://webdb.gsu.edu/training_reg/admin/login.cfm?system=12

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning

Take Action Thursdays

Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.…

Guided Meditation

Friday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Guided meditation offered on an individual basis. Fridays, 9:30AM-3:30PM, NO CHARGE!
By appointment only.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

men's-health-quiz

Yoga Class

Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Try our 1-hour class of gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Meditation

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

Take Action Tuesdays

Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

Appointment with VALIC Financial Advisor

Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning

Fundamentals of Emotional Intelligence

Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Do you pay attention to your emotions and the feelings of those around you? The answer to this question can help you discover how in tune you are with your emotions and help determine your emotional intelligence quotient (EQ). Your…

 Co-sponsored by Recreational Services. Come join us for an indoor track walking challenge, and unlimited use of the center for the entire day! Register from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM.
Free pass to GSU employees all day (6AM – 11PM)!
For additional information…

Lawfully Recruiting for Diversity (MDCC)

Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
Learn how to avoid discrimination complaints related to unfair recruitment/selection. Gain a better understanding of pitfalls, best practices, and the ODDEP review process during a hire.

Take Action Thursdays

Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

Guided Meditation

Friday 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Guided meditation offered on an individual basis. Fridays, 9:30AM-3:30PM, NO CHARGE!
By appointment only.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

men's-health-quiz

Yoga Class

Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Try our 1-hour class of gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Meditation

We’ll help you prepare a financial plan for your family, ad we’ll make sure that you understand how each part of your plan becomes an integral component of your financial strategy.  We can help you with:
Financial planning

Take Action Tuesdays

Tuesday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

MS Excel Level I

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Master Excel basic formulas & functions. Design & organize professional looking worksheets! Create visual charts and graphs that will give your spreadsheets a visual punch. Copy, move, delete, insert or replace anything in your worksheet with ease. Solve common irritating…

Walk N Talk

Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Walk N Talk- Meet in the Student Recreation Center Lobby at noon, Noon-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

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Take Action Thursdays

Thursday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Individual Health Coaching and weigh-ins.
332 Sparks Hall.  By appointment, 10AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Take-Action-Tuesday

Yoga Class

Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Try our 1-hour class of gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Meditation

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

Quit Tobacco Tuesdays

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tobacco Cessation Class Registration, 1 Park Place, Basement Level Training Room.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Tobacco-Cessation

MS Excel Level II

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Can you multi-task? Learn how to work with large worksheets efficiently, using 3-D formulas in multiple worksheets and workbooks at the same time.  Calculate data with a variety of advanced formulas. Analyze data with logical Vlookups functions. Course topics include…

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

Fundamentals of Customer Service (OPC)

Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Looking at exceptional models of customer service in the corporate world, some significant questions can be answered. What does it take to raise the level of customer service Georgia State employees deliver to internal (faculty and staff) and external (students…

Managers have the dual tasks of evaluating performance of supervisors as well as reviewing evaluations prepared by supervisors. In both situations, managers must ensure that performance evaluations are fair, job-related, and absent discriminatory content and impact. Even more challenging, managers…

First Thursdays Health Screenings

Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

–Come out and get healthy! We offer monthly health check screenings and health awareness information.

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop
As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.

Organization and Time Management (OPC)

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Get 21st century ideas to age-old time management challenges. Attend this course and get a fresh perspective on time and self-management. You’ll transform your work day when you learn how to: manage your energy cycles, build a producer’s mindset, determine…

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance. Do you…

If you want to leave the office on time, then attend this class that teaches you how to use features in Microsoft Outlook to get more done in less time. You’ll learn how to use the new and improved Outlook…

Outlook on Steroids

Monday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

For advanced Outlook users! If you’ve conquered the basics of Microsoft Outlook and want to know how little known features can take your productivity up a notch, sign up for this class. You’ll learn how to take advantage of the…

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

MS Excel Level III

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

You’ve got the Power. Can you Pivot? In this course you will PivotTables and Pivot Charts. You will password protect your beloved spreadsheet or just a portion of your spreadsheet. You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis…

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
Upon completion of this course, you will understand: the wide range of behaviors that may constitute discrimination and harassment; that free speech rights don’t apply in the workplace;…

Upon completion of this course, you will understand: the wide range of behaviors that may constitute discrimination and harassment; that free speech rights don’t apply in the workplace; what constitutes a tangible employment action; and that everyone has a right…

This course offers tips for meeting the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of parents to effectively care for themselves, their kids and aging relatives.
Facilitated by Charlie Safford, LCSW
11:30AM-1PM
To pre-register, go to https://webdb.gsu.edu/training_reg/admin/login.cfm?system=12

What Did You Say? This course is designed to improve interpersonal communications with all people. Utilizing the DiSC Profile as a foundation for discussion, participants will have an opportunity to identify their dominant personality style and the way it translates…

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.…

Writing letters and memos are part of most people’s daily workload. This class will
help you to better understand the writing process, overcome the occasional
writer’s block, and organize your information by using a specific method of
development. Steps to…

Critical Thinking

Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Raise your game! Critical Thinking facilitates breaking down arguments into their constituent parts and clarifying what evidence lends support to what conclusion. This is the first step towards one’s critical engagement with ideas. Critical Thinking also helps you clearly articulate…

Free interactive course that offers breathing and meditation techniques and gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.
Facilitated by Janet Wice
 

men's-health-quiz

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

Quit Tobacco Tuesdays

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tobacco Cessation Class Registration, 1 Park Place, Basement Level Training Room.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Tobacco-Cessation

People are typing forms in Word that are awful.  Not you!  You will completely learn how to create a professional functioning form using Word 2013!  Perfect for emails or placing on the web.  Visually pleasing and easy to navigate.

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

EDWS hosts a course designed to teach techniques on balancing busy schedules and making healthy food choices!
Facilitated by Binita Patel, Licensed Dietitian
11:30AM-1PM
To pre-register, go to https://webdb.gsu.edu/training_reg/admin/login.cfm?system=12

This session details strategies to promote positive employee relations and Georgia State’s progressive disciplinary process. It identifies ways to motivate employees. It provides modeling and practice in how to hold discussions with staff members about unacceptable performance when coaching and…

First Thursdays Health Screenings

Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

–Come out and get healthy! We offer monthly health check screenings and health awareness information.

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop
As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.

This interactive course will help you build strong business relationships with associates inside and outside your office or department and with customers. It will help you make a positive first impression and provide techniques to continue being positive and professional in daily work activities. The…

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

Sure, most people can create a PowerPoint presentation that looks like everyone else’s.  Not you!  This course will dig deep and train you on how to build creative, professional and interesting presentations. Wow your audience with interesting animations and engaging…

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

Everything you do is a project. How do you ensure you execute all the tasks necessary to successfully complete one? You manage it. This course will introduce you to the basics of Project Management. You will find yourself a more…

 Training seminar facilitated by Charlie Safford, LCSW.
To pre-register, go to https://webdb.gsu.edu/training_reg/admin/login.cfm?system=12
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.…

Blogging for Fun or Profit

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you an expert at something? Do you have a hobby, passion, or devoted to a specific cause? Maybe you enjoy knitting, health, music, education, parenting, antiques or fitness. Why not turn your passion into a blog for fun or…

This interactive course offers breathing and meditation techniques and gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.
Facilitated by Janet Wice, Yoga instructor.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

“Myers Briggs Type Indicator: What is your Type?” seminar, facilitated by Cheryl Johnson Ransaw, LCSW, EDWS (Cost is $40 for test and materials)
11:30AM-1PM
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

This seminar will be presented by Tyrone Burke, Georgia’s Own Credit Union.
This course offers tools on how to effectively manage money and live the life you want to live! 
11:30AM-1PM
To pre-register, go to https://webdb.gsu.edu/training_reg/admin/login.cfm?system=12

As an employee, do you know what your responsibilities are in working at GSU? Are you aware of the many resources available to you if you have a problem or issue? If not, then this class is for you. This…

First Thursdays Health Screenings

Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

–Come out and get healthy! We offer monthly health check screenings and health awareness information.

Disability Accommodation at GSU (MDCC)

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
This course takes a closer look at the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act and the implications it has on the workplace. Upon completion of this course,…

Quit Tobacco Tuesdays

Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tobacco Cessation Class Registration, 1 Park Place, Basement Level Training Room.
For additional information or to register, please call 404-413-3342 or email edws@gsu.edu

Tobacco-Cessation

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop
As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.…

Delivering impactful presentations in a confident manner is a key to professional success. Come and learn how to overcome your presentation fears and nervousness. Learn how to develop a great opening, gain the audience’s attention, deliver a speech with impact, and…

This compliance course educates supervisors and managers on a growing concern in the workplace contributing to loss of productivity – poor morale and increased absenteeism. Objectives include reviewing the Drug Free Workplace Act, Georgia State’s policies, signs/symptoms of substance abuse,…

Mindful Yoga/Embodied Meditation

Friday 10:30 am - 11:30 am

This interactive course offers breathing and meditation techniques and gentle yoga, emphasizing stress reduction and relaxation.

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

The Imposter Phenomenon

Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Did you ever feel like a fake or downplay your success? Or maybe attribute your success to luck? These are aspects of what’s known as the Imposter Phenomenon (IP), an experience that negatively affects one’s self-concept and self-esteem. This course…

Coaching Skills for Managers (MC)

Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Coaching is fast becoming a competency that leaders and managers must have.  This class will cover a 5-step basic model in Coaching.  We will address: Why Coaching, How to Create Trust, How to Coach, and Competencies and Skills like listening,…

 
PREREQUISITE: You must supervise at least 1 person to attend this class.
 
What is a grievance? What is a complaint? When should an individual file a grievance versus a complaint? What is a manager’s responsibility once a grievance…

First Thursdays Health Screenings

Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

–Come out and get healthy! We offer monthly health check screenings and health awareness information.

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop
As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.

New Employee Benefits Orientation

Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seminar will provide detailed information on medical, dental and vision benefits, accessing your pay statement, timecard and report of absence information.  We will also discuss your life insurance options, flexible spending and health saving account information. Mandatory retirement plans will be…

A detailed evaluation tells you everything you need to know and do. Our individual counseling session will help you answer these questions:
Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Can you better balance your…

Fundamentals of Good Leadership

Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This interactive course will teach you the essentials of the leadership process and help you earn respect as a trusted leader. It shows you how to master the five roles of a leader: role model, visionary, motivator, coach and change…

Meet a Planning and Guidance Consultant or Attend a Workshop As a valued employee of a not-for-profit organization, Fidelity invites you to take advantage of complimentary one-on-one Appointments and attend educational workshops covering a range of retirement and Financial topics.…

Basics of Supervision (FLSC)

Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Basic supervisory skills are indispensable if you want to get things done through other people. Supervision involves far more than “telling people what to do.” In this course you will enjoy the opportunity to confidentially assess your current supervisory skills.…