This year's staff development series was curated based on staff feedback from both an engagement survey and focus groups. The most requested trainings were: excel training, team-building, learning about career paths and opportunities for advancement, project management, conflict resolution, rotational programs and business communication skills (emails, presentations, assertive communication etc.).

Please make sure to register for all workshops (exception March 5 Excel Workshop) by March 12.


Feb. 15 - May Excel Pivot Tables offered through Fondren Library via Canvas


March 5, 10  - 11:00am All levels Excel Workshop with Kyle Rowland
March 26, 10 - 10:45am Writing Effective Business Emails with Jeff Russell


April 23, 10 - 11:30am Strategies for Successful Communication with Beth O'Sullivan
April 30, 10 - 12:00pm Making Difficult Conversations Productive with Beth O'Sullivan


May 7, 10 -10:45 a.m. Developing Your Personal Brand with Janet Moore

Interested in Team Building for Your Office? Fill out this form to be considered for FREE DiSC assessments and coordinating workshop.

Other workshops coming soon:
  • Careers at Rice: learn more about career paths, job structure, pay structure/promotions
  • Project Management Course (Rice Business Cohort via Coursera)
  • Supervisor Series
  • Active Listening and Coaching Skills

Resources and Workshop Recordings

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