Personal & Professional Development Classes
All classes are free to UT students. Scholarships are available on a limited basis. Call 419.530.8570 for more information or to register. Pre-registration is required because space is limited. Full payment is expected on or before the first day of class. Check in for all classes at Tucker Hall, Room 0168.
Women’s Success Series (attend morning or evening sessions)
Mondays, Sept. 21 – Nov. 30 (no class on Oct. 5) • 9 – 11 a.m. or 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Delivered in workshop format, register for the entire series of 10 sessions or individual workshops. Women only. Fee: None.
The Women’s Success Series is designed to guide women on the journey of personal and professional development. Each week, women will be engaging in topics to help them identify career paths, determine educational next-steps, navigate proactively in today’s economy, and prepare themselves for a successful future.
|Sept. 21||Introduction Session & Use of Social Media|
|Sept. 28||Strategies for Time Management|
|Oct. 12||Conflict Management & Assertiveness|
|Oct. 19||Public Speaking & Networking|
|Oct. 26||Financial Planning|
|Nov. 2||Managing Life Transitions & Life Balance|
|Nov. 9||Resume & Cover Letter Writing|
|Nov. 16||Job Search & Interviewing Skills|
|Nov. 23||Stress Management & Coping Skills|
|Nov. 30||Dress for Success & Personal Style|
Self-Defense For Women
Wednesdays, Nov. 18 - Dec. 9 • 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Four weekly sessions. Retired UT Police Officer Jill Goldberg facilitates this hands-on self-defense class specifically designed for women. Attendees will learn to become more aware of their surroundings and techniques of defending themselves against an attacker. Jill is a certified R.A.D. instructor and utilizes this internationally recognized system which includes specialized simulation techniques. Wear comfortable athletic clothing and shoes. Attendees will be required to sign an informed risk waiver as the class begins. Women only. Fee: None
Wednesdays, Sept. 16 - Oct. 7 • 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Four weekly sessions. Have you ever thought of starting your own business but you are not sure where to begin? Participants will look at the key considerations associated with entrepreneurship and the main components of a business plan. Fee: $10
Wednesdays, Oct. 21- Nov. 4 • 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Three weekly sessions. Learn about unwritten, yet very much expected etiquette behaviors in business settings including office communications, business attire, meetings and conducting business over a meal. This class is facilitated by Reeves Etiquette & Image Consulting, LLC. Fee: None