Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment announces fall 2015 events

September 08, 2015

Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment announces fall 2015 events, eLearning resources

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment is offering the following live workshops and activities during fall 2015 and into winter 2016.

A new eLearning video, Mapping a Process: Flowcharting, is also available.

Workshops:

Facilitating Teams and Work Groups
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 508 Rider
Tuesday, Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 508 Rider

Q&A with OPIA: Penn State’s Model for Integrating Planning, Assessment, and Improvement
Thursday, Oct. 15, 10 to 11 a.m., Adobe Connect
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 10 to 11 a.m., Adobe Connect

Q&A with OPIA: Penn State’s IMPROVE Model
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 10 to 11 a.m., Adobe Connect
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 10 to 11 a.m., Adobe Connect

Q&A with OPIA: Applying Quality Principles in Daily Work
Thursday, Oct. 22, 10 to 11 a.m., Adobe Connect
Thursday, Nov. 19, 10 to 11 a.m., Adobe Connect


Quality Advocates:

“There Must be Some Way Outta Here: How to Make Audit, Risk Management and Legal Office Work for You”
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m. to noon, 508 Rider
Speakers: Stephen Dunham, vice president and general counsel; Daniel Heist, director, internal audit; and Gary Langsdale, University risk officer

President Barron speaks to Quality Advocates attendees
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., 508 Rider

The University Strategic Plan
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 508 Rider
Speaker: Nick Jones, Executive Vice President and Provost

Mentoring and Succession Planning
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, 1:30 to 3 p.m., 508 Rider
Speakers: Susan Basso, vice president for human resources; Blannie Bowen, vice provost for Academic Affairs; and Cheryl Knobloch, director, Women in Engineering


Penn State Institutional Research Interest Group:

myResearch Portal and Umetrics: Programs in the Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS)
Friday, Sept. 11, 1:30 to 3 p.m., 508 Rider or Adobe Connect


Penn State Facilitators Network

The Facilitators Network is a community of practice whose goal is to share information about and explore approaches to facilitation. The network meets the first Thursday of the month, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in 508 Rider and via Adobe Connect.

Call the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment at 814-863-8721 or email psupia@psu.edu to register for any of these events. There is no charge for these events.

Last Updated October 22, 2015