Professional Development Events

July 16, 2019

Introduction to Project Management

July 16, 2019 at 8:30am12:30pm

Whitman School of Management, Milton Room, 4th floor

Led by Patrick Penfield, Director of Executive Education and Professor of Practice in the Whitman School of Management. This session will cover: Introduction/Overview of Project Management Project…

July 17, 2019

Building Accessibility into Existing PDFs

July 17, 2019 at 1:30pm3:00pm


This webinar will focus on incorporating accessibility features into existing PDF documents.  While it is always better to build as much accessibility into the source document (.docx, .pptx or…

July 24, 2019

Creating and Delivering Accessible PowerPoint Presentations

July 24, 2019 at 1:30pm3:00pm


This webinar is designed for anyone who creates presentation materials using Microsoft PowerPoint. It covers not only making the PowerPoint slide set accessible, but also accessibility considerations…

July 31, 2019

Creating Accessible Forms

July 31, 2019 at 1:30pm3:00pm


This webinar will cover the basics of how to design forms for maximum accessibility. Topics include: What makes a form accessible How to test keyboard navigation Creating accessible Word and PDF…

August 6, 2019

Mellon New Directions Fellowship Budget Workshop

August 6, 2019 at 10:00am12:00pm

Tolley Building, 304

Serious interdisciplinary research often requires established scholar-teachers to pursue formal substantive and methodological training in addition to the PhD. New Directions Fellowships assist…

October 8, 2019

Crucial Conversations

October 8, 2019 at 9:30am11:30am

Physics Building, 204

Crucial conversations take place in every organization every day.  These are conversations where there are high stakes, differences of opinion, and strong emotion.  These are conversations around…

October 18, 2019

SPM Alumni during panel session during 2018 event

Sport Management Alumni Networking Event

October 18, 2019 at 11:30am4:30pm

Grant Auditorium

SPM Alumni in #SportsBiz Sport Management is hosting its third annual “SPM 205: 2.0 – SPM Alumni in #SportsBiz ” on campus on Friday, October 18, 2019. The day kicks off with a luncheon for…

November 1, 2019

Girl sitting at desk with laptop with UP Online logo overlay

2019 UP Online Annual Conference

November 1, 2019 at 8:30am3:30pm


The 2019 University Partners for Online Education Strategies (UP Online) Annual Conference will provide you with an informative professional development experience and allow you the opportunity to…