MACH 2015 Workshop Themes and Topics

Knowing Yourself

  1. Understanding your communication style
  2. Managing your approach to conflict resolution
  3. Exploring your risk tolerance in an academic setting
  4. Developing your leadership and followership skills
  5. Serving as a mentor for someone in your organization

Cultivating an Allied Community of Colleagues

  1. Recognizing and respecting differences
  2. Identifying prospects for mutually advantageous collegial interactions
  3. Selecting conflict resolution techniques 
  4. Planning for successful change
  5. Serving as a mentor for someone in your organization

Making Change on Campus

  1. Situating your vision in your institution's culture and value
  2. Identifying characteristics of successful change and successful change agents
  3. Managing failure to advance your project
  4. Negotiating strategies to maximize desired outcomes
  5. Identifying local challenges, opportunities, and resources