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GROW With Marquette

Opportunities for Personal and Professional Growth.

To Register for a class, email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call: 288-7305.

All GROW classes are free to Marquette employees. Classes are designed and intended for job-related professional growth and development.

If you have a suggestion for a GROW with Marquette session or if you have a proposal for a class you would like to offer through the program, please contact us at: growwithmu@marquette.edu.


Featured Classes - Summer 2017

passport tour - university carillon

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 / 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    • Marquette Hall Tower

The university carillon sits in the tower atop Marquette Hall and is comprised of 48 bells weighing 32 tons. The carillon rings the Time Strike every 15 minutes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the Angelus at noon. It is also played on Tuesday and Thursday. Come see a view of the university like no other, and hear a mini concert from inside this iconic Marquette structure. (Please note, you will need to climb a flight of stairs to reach the Carillon.)

Presented by: Dr. Mark Konewko, Carillonneur and Director of the Marquette University Chorus

 

What's your work style preference?

    • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 / 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
      • AMU 157
    • Friday, July 14, 2017 / 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
      • AMU Ballroom CD
    • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      • AMU 157

Do you have coworkers who you can easily relate to and work with? Do you have others who you just don’t understand or get the impression that they just don’t “get” you? Discover your preferred work style(s) and how it affects your approach to work and interaction with others. Understand your opposite style(s) to enhance interactions with those who think, structure, organize, and complete their work in a different way.

Presented by: Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

 

 

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make the most of your work day: streamlining and time management

      • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
        • AMU 157
      • Wednesday, July 19, 2017 / 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
        • AMU 157
      • Thursday, August 24, 2017 / 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
        • Beaumier Suite C, Raynor Memorial Library (lower level)

Streamlined processes lead to high productivity and well-managed time leads to efficiency. However, broken processes and wasted time can cause mistakes, delays, frustration, and stress. Learn techniques on how to make the most of your work activities.

Presented by: Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

    what do marquette alumni do after College? introduction to the undergraduate first destination survey

      • Wednesday, August 9, 2017 / 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
        • Career Services Center, Holthusen Hall, First Floor, 116K

The Undergraduate First Destination Survey investigates the activities of recent bachelor’s degree recipients and can help answer questions such as: What are students’ immediate outcomes following graduation? What full-time jobs do undergraduate students obtain, and who are their employers? At what graduate/professional schools do undergraduate students enroll, and what do they study? What post-graduation service positions do undergraduate students obtain? What percentage of undergraduate students are still seeking employment six months after they graduate? These results can be disaggregated by college, department, and major or minor, as well as by other student characteristics. Attend this session to understand what information is available to you, how to use existing reports, and to discuss future uses of this information.

Presented by: Bethany Neubauer, Career Services Center and Laura MacBride, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

 

methods for providing constructive feedback and why it matters

    • Wednesday, August 2, 2017 / 11 a.m. –12:30 p.m.
      • AMU 227

Do you get anxious about giving constructive feedback to your direct reports? Do you often avoid having difficult conversations? Do the same issues keep coming up? If so, then this course if for you. You will learn to approach feedback with confidence, use the tools provided to remove stress and fear from the situation, understand why constructive feedback is so important, realize the benefits of feedback, and the potential consequences of failing to address poor performance.

Presented by: Wendy Butler and Liz Sides, Human Resources

 

 

change is inevitable: tips for preparing, managing and reinforcing change

    • Wednesday, June 7, 2017 / 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
      • AMU Henke Lounge
    • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      • AMU 157
    • Thursday, August 17, 2017 / 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
      • AMU 157

Change can be difficult. For instance, changing a work process in significant ways by introducing a new process or technology can be challenging for many people unless they know why it’s being done, how it will affect their work, and what they need to do. Change management is the process, tools, and techniques to manage the people-side of change to achieve desired results. This session will provide tips on how to do this.

Presented by: Wendy Butler, Human Resources

Undergraduate admissions counseling for faculty and staff

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 / 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    • Ziber Hall 136

This session is designed to support faculty and staff who have high school-aged students to better understand the college admission process at Marquette. In this session we will explain how Admissions can assist parents throughout their student’s high school career and we will roll out our new Faculty/Staff Outreach program that will give faculty and staff individual access to admissions counseling. We will also cover elements of the FACHEX (Faculty and Staff Children Exchange) Program.

Presented by: Kate Bracciano and Jean Burke, Admissions, and Debra Reeder, Provost Office

 

what's your work style preference?

    • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 / 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
      • AMU 157
    • Friday, July 14, 2017 / 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
      • AMU Ballroom CD
    • Tuesday, August 8, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      • AMU 157

Do you have coworkers who you can easily relate to and work with? Do you have others who you just don’t understand or get the impression that they just don’t “get” you? Discover your preferred work style(s) and how it affects your approach to work and interaction with others. Understand your opposite style(s) to enhance interactions with those who think, structure, organize, and complete their work in a different way.

Presented by: Wendy Butler, Human Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Passport Tour - university carillon

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 / 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    • Marquette Hall Tower

The university carillon sits in the tower atop Marquette Hall and is comprised of 48 bells weighing 32 tons. The carillon rings the Time Strike every 15 minutes from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the Angelus at noon. It is also played on Tuesday and Thursday. Come see a view of the university like no other, and hear a mini concert from inside this iconic Marquette structure. (Please note, you will need to climb a flight of stairs to reach the Carillon.)

Presented by: Dr. Mark Konewko, Carillonneur and Director of the Marquette University Chorus

 

 

 

Passport tour – gallery talk with robin jebavy

  • Wednesday, June 21, 2017 / 11 a.m. – Noon
    • Meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Museum of Art

Participants should meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Museum of Art Robin Jebavy is one of the featured artists in The Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Fellowships for Individual Artists. Robin Jebavy paints still life art of glassware. By playing with size and repetition, she creates layered images that explore the fusion of domestic and private experiences.

Led by: Robin Jebavy, Featured Artist and Lynne Shumow, Curator of Education

 

 

 

 

 

Employee wellness - estate planning

    • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 / Noon–1 p.m.
      • Beaumier Suite C, Raynor Memorial Library (lower level)

      Everybody needs to have an estate plan. Employees will learn about establishing and prioritizing their goals, what today’s estate tax landscape means for them, and how to avoid common mistakes people make with their estates.

      Presented by: Wayne Grandy, ChFC, CLU, CASL, CAP

 

WELLNESS - SMART MONEY MOVES IN YOUR 20s AND 30s

  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017 / Noon – 1:00 p.m.
    • AMU 254

    For employees who are just out of school to those who are 10 or more years into their career. This workshop offers 10 relevant tips spanning from creating a budget, to establishing an emergency fund, to making the most of their retirement savings.

    Presented by: Wayne Grandy, ChFC, CLU, CASL, CAP

 

talking tablets

Three sessions:

  • Introduction to iPad: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208
  • Introduction to Samsung Galaxy Tablet: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208
  • Introduction to Microsoft Surface Pro: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn the essentials of your tablet, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services

 

Linkedin

  • Thursday, July 27, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Use this social network to exchange information, share your ideas and to maintain a professional identity online. Find experts and opportunities to grow in your career and connect with other professionals using groups.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication

 

Interactive Reports for Institutional Data and Information

  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn how to access, navigate, and use reports efficiently and effectively.

Presented by: Alexandra Riley and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

 

SnapChat

  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Snapchat is an online image messaging tool for sharing pictures and short videos that has grown so dramatically and has become the key platform for engaging Millennials and Gen Z. Explore the Snapchat culture and develop skills to use on your own Snapchat accounts.

Presented by: Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication


 

 

 

Qualtrics 101 – Introduction to Qualtrics Online Survey Software

  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
      • Cudahy Hall 208

Qualtrics online survey software is available to all faculty, staff and students. Learn to create, edit, distribute and generate reports for online surveys and explore options and features to help you build a better survey. No previous knowledge of Qualtrics is necessary.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

 

Qualtrics - Advanced Features

  • Thursday, August 24, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
      • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn advanced features to improve your respondents’ survey-taking experience and to help you collect better survey data, such as advanced question randomization, question loop and merge, using quotas, working with embedded data, and more. Requires some experience using Qualtrics.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skype essentials

  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn to use Skype for Business to make audio and video calls, transfer calls and access your voicemail. View the availability of others, chat with instant messages and turn an instant message into a call. Share your desktop remotely with others. Invite others to join a current conversation or set up a conference in advance.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

onenote essentials                 

  • Friday, August 4, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Take notes, prepare for meetings, do research and collaborate with others using OneNote.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

What's new in office 365 pro plus (microsoft office suite)

  • Thursday, August 10, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Explore new features in Office applications including using pre-built templates, co-authoring and editing PDFs in Word, using new charts in Excel, and the new presenter view in PowerPoint.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Service

 

office 365 and collaboration

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Microsoft offers new ways to collaborate in addition to SharePoint. Office 365 Teams offer a hub for document sharing
and real-time persistent chats that are kept for the whole team. Use Office 365 Groups to collaborate with others using Shared Inbox, Calendar, SharePoint Document Library, Shared OneNote Notebook, SharePoint Team Site, and Planner.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

what's new in windows 10

  • Wednesday, July 12, 2017 / 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Explore settings, the start menu, metro view, and the new browser. Search using File Explorer and learn some useful keyboard shortcuts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Service

 

mydocs is moving to onedrive

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Monday, August 7, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn more about accessing and sharing your PC documents from the Office 365 cloud using OneDrive for Business.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

 

Making infographics with PowerPoint 2016

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

This session will review how to use the visual tools in PowerPoint to present complex data in a simple and direct way. We will design infographics with attention to layout, font and color, insert photos, clip art, and smart art, add animation and transitions, and use the presenter tools.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

Excel Essentials

  • Monday, June 12, 2017 / 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Review the basics: format cells, insert and move data, change layout, view, and print options. Learn how to analyze your data in a few steps using Quick Analysis, add charts or spark lines, find averages and totals, and insert a table to sort and filter data. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter a lot of repetitive information quickly.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

sharepoint for site owners

  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 / 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Design and manage a team site. Share documents with Marquette users and make a sub-site that only a select group of the users can access. Change how users view your site and explore SharePoint Lists, document versions, and setting alerts for changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Service

 

Creating accessible Documents

  • Friday, June 9, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. – Noon
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. – Noon
    • Cudahy Hall 208

What makes a document accessible? In this session, we will discuss how to make an accessible Word, Excel, or PowerPoint document, save it as a PDF, use Acrobat DC to check the document accessibility, and do touch ups.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

 

excel: Introduction to tables and pivot tables

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 / 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • Cudahy Hall 208

Learn to use tables to sort and filter data, insert slicers, make a Pivot table to explore, summarize, analyze, and present your data.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services

customized training

Do you have a need for technology training in your department? Contact the IT Services Help Desk at helpdesk@marquette.edu to let us know what you need help with. We will work with you to customize training to meet your needs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank You!

The following individuals have recently given of their time and talent to the Grow with Marquette program.

  • Ellen Blonski, Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • Tim Cigelske, Office of Marketing and Communication
  • Dr. Michael Dante, Faber Center for Ignatian Spirituality
  • Jeremy Edson, IT Services
  • Kurt Gering, IT Services
  • Christopher Gluesing, Facilities Services
  • Jan Harwig, Office of Marketing and Communication
  • Calvin Jemison, Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • Kristin Kipp, Exercise Science
  • Kathy Kugi-Tom, Office of the University Architect
  • Julie Kuligowski, Alumni Memorial Union
  • Pam Lewis, IT Services
  • Greg Nelson, IT Services
  • Dr. Rebecca Nowacek, English
  • Darwin Sanders, Raynor Memorial Libraries
  • Jeremy Saperstein, IT Services
  • Lynne Shumow, Haggerty Museum of Art
  • Dan Smith, IT Services

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