Welcome to the Workshop Registration System

This system allows faculty, staff, and students to register for workshops and classes offered at Buffalo State College. You can log in to the system using the links in the upper right hand corner of your screen and your Buffalo State username and password.

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In Category Professional Development
Facilitating and Structuring Effective Meetings
Class Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
Meetings can sometimes feel unproductive, inefficient, boring, and unorganized. However, meeting leaders can use effective facilitation skills, an actionable agenda, role clarity, and structured content to make meetings fun, productive, and meaningful. This workshop will help participants to develop
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For Secretaries and Office Assistants: Excel Professional Development
Class Date: Friday, February 23, 2018
Start Time: 9:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Are you a Secretary or Office Assistant interested in learning how you can use Excel at work to be more efficient and/or make sense of data and information quickly? Do you use Excel for a current process in your unit, but think that there may be additional Excel tools to make that process more effec
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For Secretaries and Office Assistants: Excel Professional Development
Class Date: Friday, February 23, 2018
Start Time: 10:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Are you a Secretary or Office Assistant interested in learning how you can use Excel at work to be more efficient and/or make sense of data and information quickly? Do you use Excel for a current process in your unit, but think that there may be additional Excel tools to make that process more effec
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For Secretaries and Office Assistants: Excel Professional Development
Class Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
Start Time: 11:30:00 AM
Location: BULG 122
Are you a Secretary or Office Assistant interested in learning how you can use Excel at work to be more efficient and/or make sense of data and information quickly? Do you use Excel for a current process in your unit, but think that there may be additional Excel tools to make that process more effec
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For Secretaries and Office Assistants: Excel Professional Development
Class Date: Monday, February 26, 2018
Start Time: 12:30:00 PM
Location: BULG 122
Are you a Secretary or Office Assistant interested in learning how you can use Excel at work to be more efficient and/or make sense of data and information quickly? Do you use Excel for a current process in your unit, but think that there may be additional Excel tools to make that process more effec
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What are High-Impact Practices (HIPs) anyway?
Class Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has identified a number of high-impact learning practices (e.g., undergraduate research, collaborative assignments, learning communities, service learning, study abroad, freshman seminars). Each of these learning practices involve a s
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What are High-Impact Practices (HIPs) anyway?
Class Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) has identified a number of high-impact learning practices (e.g., undergraduate research, collaborative assignments, learning communities, service learning, study abroad, freshman seminars). Each of these learning practices involve a s
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Purposeful Networking: Creating Valuable Professional Connections
Class Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
You may be creative, thoughtful and work well within a team setting, but others often seem to have the edge when it comes to networking and making beneficial professional connections. This session will offer you tips and tactics for developing and refining a networking style that works for you.
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SML Roundtable: Identifying and Aligning Resources to Attain Unit/Divisional Goals
Class Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
The Supervisor Micro-Learning (SML) Roundtables are an hour long professional development opportunity for supervisors to learn one new high impact strategy or tool that can be implemented immediately to further enhance leadership practices. After each session, supervisors will implement what they le
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Rethinking Productivity: Methods for Managing Time and Tasks
Class Date: Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
Do you ever feel like you could be working more efficiently and wonder why tasks are taking longer than you expected? Learning how to control distractions, organize information to complete tasks, and create a workflow process that enhances productivity can help employees to maximize the efficiency a
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The Times are Changing: Strategies to Personally Manage Transitions at Work
Class Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
Organizational change can be coupled with feelings of excitement, fear of the unknown, resistance, ambivalence, anxiety, and many other emotions. However, as an individual identifies his/her style for dealing with change, what changes he/she can and cannot control, and his/her purpose within a chang
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Crucial Confrontations
Class Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
How do you respond to someone who fails to meet deadlines, follow through on promises, or exhibits inappropriate behavior? We all face situations when someone does not meet our expectations. The book, Crucial Confrontations, teaches skills to increase confidence in dealing with these tough situati
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SML Roundtable: Strengthening Leadership Capacities with Emotional and Social Intelligence
Class Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
The Supervisor Micro-Learning (SML) Roundtables are an hour long professional development opportunity for supervisors to learn one new high impact strategy or tool that can be implemented immediately to further enhance leadership practices. After each session, participants will apply what they learn
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Managing Student Workers Part 2: Creating Student Employment Learning Experiences
Class Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
Student workers can be vital to the success, operations, and productivity of many departments, but at times their skills and perspectives are underutilized. Also, meaningful on-campus employment experiences can assist students in developing career competencies and increase their likelihood of persis
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Learning About Learning in the Workplace and Beyond
Class Date: Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
This workshop will focus on learning about our own learning. In particular, the metacognitive ability to adapt learning from one context to another is a key goal in higher education and a skill many industries report wanting in their employees. This interactive session explores the premise that if w
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Facilitating Change for a Department, Committee, Program, Process, or Initiative
Class Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
Colleges and universities throughout the country are experiencing rapid changes in student demographics, enrollment trends, compliance mandates, and academic offerings. These shifts in the higher education landscape inevitably require campus constituents to change processes, organizational structure
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Techniques and Approaches for Delivering Excellent Customer Service
Class Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
It can be challenging to deliver outstanding customer service when you encounter a difficult customer, a problem that seems unsolvable, and/or rely on another person or unit to help ensure the customer is satisfied. During this session, participants will use case studies to learn and practice effect
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Managing the Polarities of Organizational Change
Class Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Start Time: 12:15:00 PM
Location: BUTL 181B
As a college or university changes, issues and systems can quickly increase in complexity, which can lead to change resistance. Many times these issues or systems cannot be “fixed” using traditional problem solving techniques to identify an "either/or" solution, because they are polariti
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SML Roundtable: Delivering Effective Employee Feedback
Class Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Start Time: 9:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
The Supervisor Micro-Learning (SML) Roundtables are an hour long professional development opportunity for supervisors to learn one new high impact strategy or tool that can be implemented immediately to further enhance leadership practices. After each session, participants will apply what they learn
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Introvert Thinkers: Understanding the Power of Introverts in the Workplace
Class Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Start Time: 10:00:00 AM
Location: BUTL 181B
Generally, people who are more introverted solve problems or generate better ideas while quietly reflecting, ignite energy by having plenty of time to think and reflect before an upcoming meeting, presentation, or event, prefer listening to speaking, and are more likely to feel drained after an inte
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