quinebaug valley community college

Spring 2020: Feel Better – Work Better Series

In QVCC’s newest series of corporate training workshops, trainees will learn to understand and manage their own emotions (Feel Better) while enhancing essentials skills for workplace productivity (Work Better).

Wednesdays     9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Room C127     $150 Per Workshop

Feel Better

Emotional Intelligence
April 8

Managing Workplace Stress & Anxiety
May 6

Assertiveness & Self-Confidence
June 3

Work Better

Organizational Skills
April 15

Time Management
May 13

Setting Goals & Getting Things Done
June 10

For details on each workshop, please see the drop down menu below.

Emotional intelligence, also referred to as EI, describes the ability to understand one’s own feelings and the feelings of others, and how these emotions can influence motivation and behavior. In today’s workplace, an employee’s EI is an increasingly essential element of success.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Practice self-management, self-awareness, self-regulation, self-motivation, and empathy
  • Understand, use and manage your emotions
  • Successfully communicate with others
  • Balance optimism and pessimism

Spring 2020 Schedule
Wednesdays
April 8
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room C127
$150

To be successful means to be organized. Through this workshop, participants will enhance their capacity for improved productivity, better management, and professional growth.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Examine current habits and routines that are not organized
  • Prioritize your time schedule and daily tasks
  • Organize your work space
  • Make plans to stay organized in the future

Spring 2020 Schedule
Wednesdays
April 15
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room C127
$150

The workplace is one of the leading locations for stress and anxiety. This workshop will provide participants the important skills and resources to recognize and manage workplace anxiety, as well as the ability to maximize positive stress and minimize negative stress.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Learn to recognize symptoms and warning signs of anxiety
  • Determine ways of coping and managing problems
  • Identify the best approach to a stressful situation (Alter, Avoid, or Accept)
  • Use a stress log to identify stressors and create a plan to reduce or eliminate them

Spring 2020 Schedule
Wednesday
May 6
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room C127
$150

This workshop will help participants develop personal time management skills that are essential for professional success in any workplace, including personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Plan and prioritize each day’s activities in a more efficient, productive manner
  • Overcome procrastination quickly and easily
  • Handle crises effectively and quickly
  • Use rituals to make your life run smoother

Spring 2020 Schedule
Wednesday
May 13
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room C127
$150

The Assertiveness and Self-Confidence workshop will give participants an understanding of what assertiveness and self-confidence each mean (in general and to them personally) and how to develop those feelings in their day-to-day lives, both at home and at work.

Workshop Objectives:

  •  Overcome negative thoughts
  • Understand why a pleasing appearance and body language are critical
  • Explain and practice the difference between listening and hearing.
  • Send positive communications phrased as “I-Messages”

Spring 2020 Schedule
Wednesday
June 3
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room C127
$150

Our Goal Setting and Getting Things Done workshop will cover strategies to help participants plan, pursue, and accomplish their personal and professional goals.  Participants will learn the Goal Setting characteristics of successful people and in turn will become happier and more productive individuals.

Workshop Objectives:

  • Self-motivate
  • Create SMART goals
  • Increase personal productivity
  • Accept and learn from mistakes

Spring 2020 Schedule
Wednesday
June 10
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Room C127
$150

Contact Us

Andrew Morrison

Director of Business & Industry Services
amorrison@qvcc.edu
860.932.4360