The County of San Diego’s newest Academy is the Professional Enrichment Seminars.
This new career development opportunity is a five-week training experience designed to prepare the County's top frontline employees for the important role they play in the organization's future. This exciting new training experience will be held quarterly and replaces the previous Administrative Support Academy. The program features the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a world-renowned professional development course that helps individuals:
- Learn how to take initiative
- Learn how to balance key priorities
- Improve interpersonal communication
- Learn how to leverage creative collaboration
- Apply principles for achieving a balanced life
In addition to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, participants will also attend courses on Strategic Planning, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), DIBBS, Customer Service, Conflict Resolution, Change Management, Business Writing and Presentation Skills, which includes an end-of-program project presentation.
The cost of the Professional Enrichment Seminars is only $150.00. If taken through a private organization, the cost for the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People program by itself can cost more than $2,100!
By attending the Professional Enrichment Seminars, employees will gain the knowledge and tools they will need to become highly effective employees. This training experience will ensure that County employees enhance their productivity, improve communication skills, strengthen relationship building skills and manage change in the workplace.
Contact your Departmental Human Resources Officer to find out more about the nomination process. Additional information on the Professional Enrichment Seminars can be found at (http://cww.co.san-diego.ca.us/dhr/Web-Training/PES/index.html).
If you have additional questions, please contact Andrew Strong at Andrew.Strong@sdcounty.ca.gov or (619) 578-5758.