Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Join now! Q2-2014 Learning and Development Workshops at HQ

Media Skills, 1-3 April
By Invitation

This training enables participants to feel more in control of a media transaction through intense reworking of preparation and delivery techniques and quickly devise a robust strategic position that can be delivered in any media situation.


Finance for Non-Finance Managers, 23-25 April
Open to all Managers at IRRI and other CG Centers
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This practical course helps managers develop their financial understanding, understand how their decisions affect an organization’s financial performance and improve their organization’s financial performance.


OCS-HR End-User Training, 25-April
Open to all staff
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This training helps attendees become familiar with the new software system, One Corporate System (OCS), dealing specifically with key HR processes.


Employee Orientation Program, 29-30 April
New starters
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This program covers many important topics such as IRRI's mission, goals, values, and culture. It also provides an overview of how the Institute operates.


Multi-Cultural Workshop, 30-April
New starters & spouses
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This workshop helps participants become aware of personality types, cultural values, and communications styles of different nationalities.


Proposal Writing, 6-8 May
Open to all Scientists

This workshop teaches participants how to boost their chances of crafting a winning grant proposal by planning ahead, looking for a good match, following directions, not making assumptions, and having someone review their application.


PRINCE2 Foundation, 20-23 May
Open to all IRRI GRS / NRS Levels 6-8 and CG Centers
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PRINCE2 (PRojects IN Controlled Environments) is a project management methodology that benefits projects of different types and sizes. The Foundation course provides a comprehensive coverage of PRINCE2 and demonstrates the application of the elements that make up this methodology.


OCS-HR End-User Training, 23-May
Open to all IRRI staff
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This training helps attendees become familiar with the new software system, One Corporate System (OCS), dealing specifically with key HR processes.


Effective Presentation Skills, 27-29 May
Open to all IRRI staff
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This program helps participants to sell ideas and services by coming up with well-planned, organized and customized presentations, and influence the audience to decide favorably on their proposal by looking and sounding confident.


Essential First Aid Training, 30-May-14
Open to all IRRI staff
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This training teaches participants how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies, common first aid emergencies, including burns, cuts, head, neck and back injuries, and recognize and prevent cardiac arrest.


Mentoring Workshop, 3-5 June
Mentoring Pairs
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This workshop helps mentors and mentees learn how to develop a successful mentoring relationship. The workshop helps mentors develop listening, advising, and coaching skills while it also helps mentees work with mentors to develop goals and a learning plan.


Managing Employee Performance, 17-18 Jun
Open to all supervisors
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This program enables participants to understand the value and benefits of performance coaching as an important factor in preparing IRRI’s future leaders, know how to assess objectively and fairly the performance of subordinates, develop effective “feedbacking” skills and develop performance improvement plans with subordinates.


OCS-HR End-User Training, 27-Jun
Open to all IRRI staff
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This training helps attendees become familiar with the new software system, One Corporate System (OCS), dealing specifically with key HR processes.

For inquiries on future programs, please contact HRS Organization & People Development Services (HRS-OPDS) at HQ x2824 or send email to irrihrs-opds@irri.org. HRS Workplace Communications Article No. 2014-035



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