Education, Training and Development - MSU
The FJC’s Stephanie Hemmert and Phyllis Drum will ground students in the fundamental principles of how adults learn best, and why this is critically important to judicial branch work. The contents of this course can be applied in any environment. Students will identify their individual learning styles, and ways to extend learning experiences for more meaningful and transformational learning to take place.
Visioning and Strategic Planning - MSU
The old adage "if you don't know where you're going, you probably won't get there" provides rationale for engaging in personal and organizational planning. This course addresses the fundamentals of visioning and strategic planning through assessing the readiness to plan, determining who needs to be involved and when, identifying the dynamics of the court culture that makes visioning and strategic planning both a challenge and an opportunity, assessing trends that are or will have an influence on the courts and communicating with individuals and partners in ways that facilitate successful plan development and implementation. This is a highly interactive session.
Presentation Lessons from the Broadway Stage
From Overture to Curtain Call, what can Broadway musicals teach us about communicating a story and capturing an audience to leave them “wanting more”. We will explore how musicals are put together and how that structure can help make your presentations really "sing"!
A Motion to What? Bankruptcy Law Made Easy for Court Personnel... or Your Money Back
This offering will provide both a basic framework for the entire bankruptcy process and to help attendees understand why some things are very important in bankruptcy and can be the focus of judges and chambers. We will cover what bankruptcy does for debtors and creditors, why it is so powerful for consumers in Chapter 7 and 13, and what actually happens in a Chapter 11 case.
Federal Judicial Center
In addition to helping with the MSU program, FJC faculty will be offering a wide range of classes, many of which are new or updated for this NCBC Conference including such topics as resolving conflicts, customer service, incorporating “fun” into your training, strategies for working effectively in the multigenerational workplace, conducting performance evaluations, respect in the workplace, and techniques to transform obstacles into opportunities.
Cash management process; to help you take control of your cash flow. It can help develop realistic financial goals and overcome common roadblocks that can affect your ability to save money. This seminar provides the education and motivation for participants to put their finances in order and start saving for the future.