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Professional Development Series



Management Essentials Series

This series is open to all managers and supervisors. Workshops are to be completed consecutively.  Register here for all four sessions.

Whether you are brand new to a management or a leadership role or your experience spans many years, school is never out for the pro. In order to lead others effectively, you first need to establish who you are as a leader and determine how you will carry out the responsibilities you have been given. Learn the soft skills needed to make you a leader who brings out the best on others and yourself.

Workshop Schedule: Develop Me
Day Date Time
Wednesday 10/27/2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Whether you are responsible for a team of one or several, effective leadership will make all the difference in how your team performs. Managing tasks will be the easy part in achieving team success. Learn the importance of developing a dynamic team of individuals who understand their roles and how the work they do impacts the mission of the College.

Workshop Schedule: Lead Others
Day Date Time
Wednesday 11/03/2021   9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

There is a particular way in which leading others is carried out at Palm Beach State College. The workshop will provide participants with general information, references, and awareness of College resources available to them for guidance regarding staff-related matters. Become familiar in the areas of attendance, performance appraisals, counseling, complaints, and separation of employment and much more.

Workshop Schedule: Manager at Palm Beach State
Day Date Time
Wednesday 11/10/2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Great leaders create an environment for others to grow. We have tools to help our managers do just that. This session will equip you to offer guidance and support for those on your team who wish to advance their careers.

Workshop Schedule: Career Development 
Day Date Time
Wednesday 11/17/2021 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM



The Foundation Series

This series of workshops are designed for faculty and staff to explore and reinforce their leadership skills as they relate to individual contribution and leading self. This series consists of 6 workshops that can be taken at any time. Each workshop will cover key points related to each other. Please see below for dates and times.

Become more aware of your own personal sense of accountability and strategies to enhance it. In this workshop you will learn how to use proactive language to demonstrate personal accountability and how to apply the IDEAL methodology.

Workshop Schedule: Accountability for Results
Day Date Time Register
Tuesday 10/26/2021 1 - 4 p.m. Enroll
Tuesday 11/16/2021 9 a.m. - Noon Enroll

In this workshop, you will become aware of different sources of conflict in organizations and how to manage your reaction towards them. Learn your conflict management style and how to define winning behaviors. You will also learn how to use these behaviors to resolve interpersonal conflict.

Workshop Schedule: Conflict without Controversy
Day Date Time Register
Friday 10/08/2021 9 - 11 a.m. Enroll
Monday 10/11/2021 1 - 4 p.m. Enroll

Understand your emotional patterns and recognize the importance and benefits of developing Emotional Intelligence. Learn the connection between productivity and quality of work. Identify your emotions at work and the impact they have on others.

Fall Workshop Schedule: Emotional Intelligence
Day Date Time Register
Wednesday 10/13/2021

3 - 6 p.m.

Wednesday 11/17/2021 8 - 11 a.m. Enroll

The society we live and work in is more diverse than it has ever been, so being able to communicate effectively is more challenging than it was for previous generations. The internet and social media can only take us so far. We still need to know what to say, when to say it, and how to say it so that we can be effective and achieve understanding. This workshop will recognize many of the factors that can make interpersonal communication challenging and provide practical ways of overcoming those challenges while enriching your interactions with many different types of people.

Fall Workshop Schedule: Interpersonal Communication
Day Date Time Register
Thursday 10/14/2021 9 a.m. - Noon Enroll
Thursday 10/28/2021 1 - 4 p.m. Enroll

In this workshop you learn the link between professionalism, image and self-awareness. Define and identify key job skills and align them with your self-values. Learn how to also create SMART goals that you can use to improve your job performance.

Fall Workshop Schedule: Managing Me
Day Date Time Register
Monday 10/25/2021 1 - 4 p.m. Enroll
Wednesday 11/10/2021 9 a.m. - Noon Enroll

Complete the Humanmetrics Jung Typology test, a version of Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator personality tool. Identify your "best fit", understand the four dichotomies/ eight preferences of the MBTI tool and how your "type" will benefit you at work.

Fall Workshop Schedule: What’s My Style (Zoom)
Day Date Time Register
Tuesday 09/21/2021 9 a.m. - Noon Enroll
Thursday 11/04/2021 1 - 4 p.m. Enroll

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