MiddCORE Workshops are designed for students who want to build skills and make connections, and who want to get a taste of the MiddCORE Program.
During MiddCORE’s fall and spring workshop series, students can sign up to spend an afternoon with MiddCORE mentors to develop skills in areas such as leadership, collaboration, persuasive communication, strategic thinking, empathy, negotiation, idea creation, and crisis management.
Fall 2013 Workshops at Middlebury:
FRIDAY, OCT. 11 | The Way of the Leader with Mike Kiernan and Jessica Holmes
Fall Family Weekend Workshop for Students and their Families | 8:00-9:30 PM
Explore the skills that allow leaders to chart their paths while inspiring others to come along. This workshop, led by persuasive communication instructor Mike Kiernan and MiddCORE Director Jessica Holmes, is open to students and their families. Space is limited.
To sign up, visit go/ffwWORKSHOP or email email@example.com
We will let you know if you have a spot in the workshop by Monday, Oct. 7.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16 | Discovering How we Define Ourselves: A work shop Co-Sponsored by MiddCORE and the Chellis House
Ashoka Fellow Kathryn Hall-Trujillo founded the Birthing Project USA, an organization that works to improve birth outcomes for women of color in America by giving them the extended family and community support that only a “sisterfriend” can provide. Ms. Hall-Trujillo has over thirty years of experience as a public health administrator, community health educator and advocate in the public and private sectors. Her experience in understanding, translating and bridging policy, administration, services delivery and client cultures have earned her national and international recognition. Join Kathryn in an intensive, hands on workshop on discovering how we define ourselves. This workshop, titled “Whispers, Dreams, and Blessings” will involve movement and personal reflection. Space is limited to 25 people.
To sign up, visit go/MiddCORE+ChellisHouseWORKSHOP
We will let you know if you have a spot in the workshop by Monday, October 14.
THURSDAY, OCT. 17 | Idea Creation & Strategic Thinking with Ashoka Fellow Kathryn Hall-Trujillo
Birthing Project USA wants you to create awareness for their 9K event. During this intensive workshop, you will work with Dr. Hall-Trujillo to understand the core values of Birthing Project USA. You will strategically plan outreach possibilities in order to build a movement that persuasively communicates the organization’s mission. You will ideate and create the look, feel and personality of the 9K Run/Walk with designers Annemarie Buckley and Jackson Latka. You will design a name, logo and modifier for the 9K Run/Walk that captures the essence of the organization. The ideas that you come up with will be used to help the Birthing Project USA organization move forward with their nation-wide 9K event.
To sign up, visit go/strategicthinkingWORKSHOP
FRIDAY, OCT. 25 | Negotiation with Paul Cramer
Paul Cramer ’82 is the Director of the Accenture Negotiations Center of Excellence. During this workshop, you will jump into a negotiation simulation with a small team and learn from an expert negotiator on how to listen, collaborate and find a sustainable settlement. Lunch will be served. Only 24 spots available.
To sign up, visit go/negotiationWORKSHOP
FRIDAY, NOV. 1 | Financial Literacy: The Fundamentals of Financial Statements with Ernie Parizeau
Ernie Parizeau Adjunct Professor in Entrepreneurship at Babson College and Franklin Olin College of Engineering. His workshop will teach students how to read balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows. Students will work through several exercises to assess the profitability, liquidity and cash position of both for-profit and non-profit enterprises. The tools learned in this sessions can be used to help develop financial models for any innovative idea. Space is limited.
To sign up, visit go/financialLiteracyWORKSHOP