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J.E.D.I. Program

J.E.D.I. Program

Dr. Jessie Peter, Senior Coordinator
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Northwest Missouri State University

Date: Thursday, September 8 and 22, October 6 and 13 (See session titles below for each date)
Time: 5 p.m.

Length: 60 minutes
Location: Student Union Boardroom

J.E.D.I. Program
Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) - The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) offers J.E.D.I. co-curricular program for students: a series of learning experiences that aim to facilitate students’ self-awareness and identity formation, understanding of diverse cultural experiences, and advocacy to reduce structural inequities.
Attend any 3 of the following programs to complete Level 1 of the J.E.D.I. Program. To learn more about the JEDI Program email Dr. Jessie Peter - jpeter@nwmissouri.edu

Date: Thursday, September 8
Microaggressions
What are microaggressions? How can we respond to microaggressions when we experience or witness it?

Date: September 22
Implicit Bias
Join to become aware of your biases and how to not act on them.

Date: October 6
Inclusive Language
Build your vocabulary on inclusive terms that help to create inclusive environments.

Date: October 13
Power, Oppression and Privilege
Recognize oppressive practices, positions of privilege and how to leverage your voice.


Emotional Intelligence Testing

Emotional Intelligence Testing

Michele Burch Reid, MS
Principal, Legacy Consulting Institute
Organizational Effectiveness & Personal Development Consultant
www.legacyconsultinginstitute.com 

Date:  Monday, September 12
Times:  10 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
Length: 60 minutes
Location:  Student Union Boardroom

In this presentation you will learn the emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way. Michele makes it easy to understand and apply.


Mock Interview Day

Mock Interview Day

Career Services Office
Northwest Missouri State University

Date: Wednesday, September 21
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Length: 30 Minutes
Location: Hughes Fieldhouse and Zoom
This event will be held both in-person and on Zoom. The goal of this event is to help students gain interviewing experience by meeting face-to-face with real employers. During the interview, the employers will provide students with feedback on their resume, interview responses, and overall impression. We encourage employers to use their own interview format to make mock interviews as close to a real interview as possible.

The event is located in the Hughes Fieldhouse from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Each mock interview session will be approximately 30 minutes, which allows:

  • 20 minutes to conduct the interview
  • 5-10 minutes to critique the resume/interviewing skills and provide feedback

HOW TO SIGN UP
Begins: Monday, August 22 (8 a.m.)
Ends: Friday, September 16 or when all spots are filled
Spots will fill up quickly!

To reserve an interview spot, come into the Career Services office in Administration Building 130, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You must submit a resume to reserve an interview spot. Interviews are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Walk-ins are possible on the day of the event at the Hughes Fieldhouse but are subject to availability. We will do our best to get you an interview but cannot guarantee spots will be open.
Sign-up as soon as possible for best availability!


Do Your Meetings Feel More Like an Ambush?

Do Your Meetings Feel More Like an Ambush?

Barbara Teicher, CSP
International TEDx Presenter
Etc. Executive Training and Coaching, LLC
www.PropelHerInfluence.com

Date: Wednesday, September 21
Time: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
Length: 60 Minutes
Location: Student Union Boardroom

Have you ever gone into a meeting and had the feeling your ideas were doomed to fail before the meeting started?  Did you feel like everyone, except you, knew what would be said and what the outcomes were already going to be?  Do you get the feeling you’re not part of the “in” group? 

What is it you’re doing, or saying, that may be sabotaging you? Are personalities vandalizing your efforts?

Join international speaker, published author and leadership coach, Barbara Teicher CSP, as she shares answers to the questions your career could depend upon.


Performance Leadership - Inspiring Growth in Others

Performance Leadership - Inspiring Growth in Others

Todd Long, President
Leadership Innovations
www.leadkc.com

Date: Monday, October 3
Time: 11 a.m., 2 p.m. or 4 p.m.
Length: 60 Minutes
Location: Student Union Boardroom

A foundational leadership competency is to help others grow in skills and knowledge.  Yet, many leaders lack the abilities and motivation to do this well.  The purpose of this interactive presentation is to provide participants with a useful framework to lead people through the four natural Growth Phases by using the seven Leader Engagement skills.

Outcomes

  • Discover the joy of helping others learn.
  • Understand the four Growth Phases of learning (Consideration, Practice, Self-Sufficient, and Excel).
  • Learn the seven Leader Engagement skills to inspire growth in others.



BE A CHAMPION IN THE CHAOS: Essential Strategies for Success in a Disrupted World

BE A CHAMPION IN THE CHAOS: Essential Strategies for Success in a Disrupted World

Steven Iwersen
Keynote and Inspirational Speaker, Author and CSP (Certified Speaking Professional)
Aurora Pointe, LLC
www.steveniwersen.com 

Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Time: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. or 2:30 p.m.
Length: 60 Minutes
Location: Student Union Ballroom

Your capacity to succeed while going through significant change is determined by your perspective and ability to use disruption as a foundation for growth.

Individuals and organizations that thrive in a season of disruption do so based on a mindset, a methodology, and the right motive. That combination of intention and implementation is what Steven Iwersen calls the C.H.A.O.S. Code.

In this program you will discover the process winners and leaders use to create positive outcomes while navigating negative circumstances.

Your chaos is the catalyst for your next opportunity.


How to get recruited for your first job

How to get recruited for your first job

Career Services Office and Special Employer Guest
Northwest Missouri State University

Date: Tuesday, November 15
Time: 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.
Length: 60 Minutes
Location: Student Union Tower View

Finding your first full-time job can be very stressful, but what if it didn't have to be? In this session, Career Services and a special guest employer will discuss how to get recruiters to notice you, how to navigate career and networking events, and what they look for when recruiting talent.
What is it you’re doing, or saying, that may be sabotaging you? Are personalities vandalizing your efforts? 

Join international speaker, published author and leadership coach, Barbara Teicher CSP, as she shares answers to the questions your career could depend upon.


Using Personality Type for Peak Performance

Using Personality Type for Peak Performance

Michele Burch Reid, MS
Principal, Legacy Consulting Institute
Organizational Effectiveness & Personal Development Consultant
www.legacyconsultinginstitute.com 

Date: Thursday, November 10                                                                        
Time: 4 p.m.
Length: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Location: Student Union Tower View

A guide to understanding Personality Type to improve communication, relationships and peak performance We are different, But...We are Predictably Different. Michele helps you to discover your natural strengths, triggers, communication style, preferred work environments and more.
Attending this session counts for two Career Pathing sessions.