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Reporting Guidelines for Retirement and IRC 125 Contributions

CUNY Professional Development Opportunities for February '09


Arts and Culture

Jan. 28: "Under The Lights"

Workshops and Seminars

Feb. 3: Intellectual Property Workshop


Employees of the State of New York Reporting Retirement and IRC 125 Contributions

Please download the flyer below for important information from New York State regarding reporting of retirement and deferred compensation amounts under the flexible benefits program and health insurance employee premiums (IRC 125). You may need to copy and paste the link into your browser.



CUNY Professional Development Opportunities for February '09

Visit the following link to fill out the course application: http://web.cuny.edu/administration/ohrm/training-development/PDLMAPPLICATION5.doc.

Below is a listing of professional development courses for February 2009 from the Office of Professional Development and Learning Management (CUNY University Training). To register for one or more courses, please complete the application located at the above link and fax the completed application to Leah Schanke in the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6591 or e-mail application to Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu. University Training likes to receive applications at least one week before the start of a course, and popular courses do fill up quickly.

For further information on professional development programs from CUNY University Training, please visit the CUNY web site: www.cuny.edu/training.

For questions regarding registering for any of the courses, please contact Leah Schanke, our Training and Development Specialist, at Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu or at 646-660-6618.

Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Effective Leadership
(for managers and supervisors)

Description: How do you manage people without manipulating them? How can you manage your personal emotions and "read" those of your employees? A review of the basics with lots of interaction.

Date: February 10 and 11 (2-day course)
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: C9207
Cost: $120 per person

Giving Effective Ongoing Feedback (for managers and supervisors)

Description: Feedback can be the key to retaining talented employees.
Date: February 17
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: C1041
Cost: $60 per person

Dealing with Difficult People (for administrative support staff)

Description: A favorite among administrative support staff. Helps participants understand the needs of their managers.
Date: February 18
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 41st Street
Course No.: C6060
Cost: $60 per person

Clown: A Diversity Experience (for all staff) New!
Description: Basic diversity concepts presented in a non-threatening manner.
Date: February 20
Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Central Office at 57th Street
Course No.: PDP121
Cost: FREE


Arts and Culture

Wednesday, Jan. 28 - 31, 7:30 pm | Baruch Performing Arts Center

"Under the Lights"

City at Peace-New York is proud to present its first premiere of 2009, “Under the Lights”. This original musical is written and performed by a diverse group of New York City teenagers from the stories of their lives and their ideas for change around the most serious conflicts they face.

$30 General Admission
$10 Student and Seniors

Nagelberg Theater
Newman Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Avenue

More Info: http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac/calendar/event.php?id=403


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Tuesday, Feb. 3, 6 - 8 pm | Field Programs in Entrepreneurship

Intellectual Property Workshop

This workshop will introduce entrepreneurs to the most important asset of their business: their intellectual property and how to protect it through patent, trademarks, and copyright protection.

Newman Vertical Campus, Suite 2-140

More Info: Visit the Field Center's website