Call for Applications - Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy
Deadline to Apply - March 20th
The Office of Entrepreneurial Learning at Ball State University is now accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Entrepreneurial Learning Academy, to begin May 15, 2017. Supported by an Academic Excellence Grant, the ELA is open to full-time teaching faculty (contract, tenure-track, tenured) in any Ball State college and department who will be teaching at least a 2/2 load during the 2017-2018 academic year. Faculty teaching courses in the Foundations, Tier I and Tier II of the University Core Curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.
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On Friday, February 24, there are three L&D sessions designed for new or developing managers, supervisors, group leaders, and employees aspiring to become leaders. We’ve designed these L&D sessions to help individuals grow in their leadership roles and address the business needs of the University.
Principles of Effective and Legal SupervisionEffective supervision requires us to get things done through other people. It also requires us to do things legally. Join us as we discuss the fundamentals of effective supervision and the basics of legal conduct. This will be an interactive session. Be prepared to share your thoughts and ask questions. Learning Objectives: By attending this workshop, participants will learn: LO1: To identify the fundamentals of effective supervision; LO2: To demonstrate awareness of illegal practices; LO3: To discuss the dynamics of teams, problem solving, decision-making, and effective communication; LO4: To identify situations requiring involvement by next level of management.Date/Time: Friday, 02/24/17; 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Register Now!Location: Student Center, SC301Presenter: E. Jake Gamble has risen through the professional ranks to become a high-profile college professor, corporate trainer, executive coach, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and owner of Leadership Support Services, LLC, specializing in leadership training, organizational culture, and strategic change. Jake holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Criminal Justice and a Master's Degree in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. He serves as an adjunct professor for Indiana Tech and Ivy Tech Community College. In addition, Jake works closely with IPFW's Division of Training Outreach and Division of Continuing Studies.
Using Emotional Intelligence to Improve SupervisionEffective supervision requires character and competence. It also demands that we be transparent and authentic. To be an effective supervisor, we must learn to lead others and ourselves. This workshop is for aspiring leaders. Join us as we explore Emotional Intelligence and its contribution to our overall success. Start where you are, increase your influence, and learn to lead more effectively. This will be an interactive session. Be prepared to share your thoughts and ask questions. Learning Objectives: By attending this workshop, participants will learn: LO1: To identify best practices of legal supervision; LO2: Discuss the Importance of Emotional Intelligence and its impact on your overall effectiveness; LO3: To identify the importance of healthy work relationships and the legal ramifications of unhealthy conflict; LO4: To develop a personal improvement plan as a supervisor.Date/Time: Friday, 02/24/17; 1:00PM - 2:30PM Register Now!Location: Student Center, Forum (2nd floor, back hall)Presenter: E. Jake Gamble
Moving from Peer to SupervisorThe dynamics of a workplace can be challenging, especially in the midst of change. Transitioning from a peer to a supervisor can be a daunting task, especially when the roles, responsibilities, and boundaries are not clear. Please join us as we discuss the elements of productive leader-member exchange. This interactive workshop is for aspiring leaders. Be prepared to share your thoughts and ask questions. Learning Objectives: By attending this workshop, participants will learn: LO1: To identify key differences between being a peer and a supervisor; LO2: To distinguish between effective delegation and empowerment; LO3: To learn techniques to motivate employees; LO4: To demonstrate effective interpersonal skills.Date/Time: Friday, 02/24/17; 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Register Now!Location: Student Center, Forum (2nd floor, back hall)Presenter: E. Jake Gamble