The Challenges of Scaling Leadership Training

Online via Zoom

Do you find yourself struggling to deliver high-impact development opportunities to all your talent? HR and L&D professionals play an important role in equipping the workforce with the skills and tools needed to do their best work and be their best selves, but with so many leaders—each with varying needs at different levels—this can be a big ask. Join experts from the Center for Creative Leadership for a discussion about building a workplace culture that supports growth and development at scale. In this session, you’ll learn: • The benefits of equipping your organization with scalable, high-impact development opportunities for leaders at all levels • The importance of building a workplace culture that fosters learning, trust, and psychological safety • The impact of leadership development training on employee engagement and retention Primary Capability Covered: Career & Leadership Development Participation in this event, either live or recorded, can be reported for one (1) professional development point toward initial certification or recertification requirements for the APTD or CPTD credential.

Group Career Chat: Tactics for Finding H1B Lottery-Exempt Employers

2440 Bancroft Way, BerkeleyCA 94720 2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley CA

Come to this group appointment with the BCE career counselor and fellow students to explore U.S. employers exempt from the H1B lottery. Discover the types of employers eligible for this exemption, learn about resources to uncover their opportunities, and strategies for applying to these positions.

GPT Fundamentals

Online via Zoom

This workshop offers a general introduction to the GPT (Generative Pretrained Transformers) model. We will explore how they reflect and shape our cultural narratives and social interactions, and which drawbacks and constraints they have. We will explore the transformer architecture upon which GPTs are built, how GPTs encode natural language into embeddings, and how it predicts text. We will also use geometric similarity approaches to represent varying types of similarity between words.

Preparing for Qualifying Exams Workshop – April 17

309 Sproul Hall (Graduate Professional Development Center) Barrow Lane, Berkeley

Feeling overwhelmed by preparing for your Qualifying Exam? Many graduate students dread having to prepare and deal with the QE. For some their anxiety interferes with preparing reading lists, studying or even setting a date. Amy Honigman, Ph.D. from Counseling and Psychological Services is a Wellness Specialist for Graduate Students. Dr. Honigman will be offering two workshops on preparing for the Qualifying Exam.  We will cover how to deal with feeling overwhelmed by the material, reducing anxiety, staying motivated, keeping perspective, how to deal with oral presentations and self care.   Wednesday, April 17, 2024, at 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Location: 309 Sproul Hall. Free, and snacks will provided. Register to attend.