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The Quality CORE network is a place where all faculty and staff are invited to connect, collaborate, and learn together about quality, improvement, change, and innovation. Come participate in a session and meet others from across Grounds. Take advantage of opportunities to learn new skills, tools, and methodsand contribute to a culture of quality.

Quality CORE sessions are free and open to all faculty and staff members. Please click on session titles below to see more information or to register.

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Upcoming Events

December 10, 2020
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Zoom - Online
Do you routinely encounter high tension in your department?  Do you wonder if there might be a more effective way to navigate diverse perspectives on your team?  You’re in for some good news!  Tension is inevitable and can be used as a tool to drive innovation.  Join Mary Brackett and Michael Latsko for a workshop to learn how to embrace tension as a learning opportunity to take ideas and teams to a better place. MORE >

Past Events

November 10, 2020

The Digital Age will raise the question of how we humans will stay relevant in the workplace. To stay relevant, we have to be able to excel cognitively, behaviorally, and emotionally in ways that technology can't.

October 23, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 23, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 22, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 22, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 22, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 22, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 21, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 20, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 20, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together 

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services for a safe and effective environment..

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided. Additional sessions to be scheduled.

October 16, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together

October 16, 2020

Shaping Our Spring Together

Join us for an interactive session to share feedback, insights, and specific ideas for improvements about the University’s COVID-19 response processes and services.

All sessions will be delivered by Zoom. Once registered a calendar invitation with the Zoom meeting information will be provided.

September 29, 2020

In this session, you will discover and use a sequenced process for more successful outcomes. Learn what high-leverage questions can do to create more impactful solutions. You will take away powerful questions and tips for decision-making that you can use immediately. Remember that leaders don’t have to know all the answers, but they do need to know the right questions to ask.

September 1, 2020

Join your colleagues from across Grounds to share ideas for encouraging health and safety for everyone at UVA with kindness. This interactive workshop will connect you with others from across the University to create approaches to encourage social distancing, wear face coverings, reduce the size of gatherings, and ensure effective cleaning practices.  

May 6, 2020

Join Alyson Hyman via Zoom Video Conference.  Alyson is a seasoned Liberating Structures practitioner and was on Grounds last spring co-facilitating a two-day LS immersion workshop. She has experience all over the world in numerous industries (especially higher education and healthcare) and is an early adopter of virtual facilitation.

March 31, 2020

In this session, we’ll talk about how to be competently courageous – that is, how to create positive change at work without putting oneself at undue risk.

February 26, 2020

Looking for quick wins and a way to tackle less complex process problems efficiently? Participate in this session to gain skills to share with your team to identify challenges, prioritize what can be resolved quickly, and plan how to achieve the solution.

January 31, 2020

All of us are busy! And anyone can be busy. Every day is filled with lots of activities. But do you ever look back on those busy days and wonder what you really accomplished?  You can’t effectively put out fires unless you’ve learned to do so in the firehouse! 

December 3, 2019

Have you ever sat in a meeting or been part of a group that just wasn’t working? Did you leave wondering how groups can increase engagement and hear from everyone? Liberating Structures (LS), a set of over 30 facilitation activities, elicit group interactions for meaningful outcomes – such as solving problems, generating ideas, making sense of challenges, and planning for the future.

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