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Business Continuity brown bag sessions announced for spring 2021

Published: January 13, 2021 Author: Staff reports

The Office of Emergency Programs has announced brown bag lunch training sessions for business continuity planners. All sessions are from noon to 1 p.m. via Teams. 

Please RSVP to wyatt@ohio.edu if you would like to attend.  

Jan. 19, 2021 Via Teams – Rethinking Teamwork in a Virtual Setting 

Ohio University Human Resources Department 

This one-hour virtual lunch and learn encourages employees and department leaders to rethink, retool and enhance teamwork in remote settings from a number of perspectives. Participants will be encouraged to think critically and creatively about the impact of remote work on workplace inclusion, the numerous channels for communication and the unique opportunity to reestablish team dynamics and expectations for the benefit of all employees. 

Feb. 17, 2021 Via Teams – Addressing Communication Challenges During a Pandemic   

Carly Leatherwood, executive director of communication services, University Communications and Marketing 

Communication overload can be a major challenge during any emergency response, but the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched our planning to the limit, forcing Universities to get creative with their communication strategies. In this session, UCM experts will share insights that will help make your own outreach and engagement efforts more effective during this challenging time. 

March 24, 2021 Via Teams - Protecting FERPA Information While Working Remotely  

Cherise Olmo, associate registrar for operations   

Important considerations for working with protected student education information in whatever working environment you may be located. 

April 14, 2021 Via Teams – Is Your Research Protected? 

Rachel Clift, associate director of clinical research services, and Lee Ann Williams, associate director of clinical research operations, CTRU, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Ohio University faculty and students participate actively in domestic, international and world-renowned research programs. Disruption of research by any prolonged event would severely impact the University’s academic and research mission, as well as the reputation and fiscal stability of the institution. Preparing for a rapid response and prioritization of projects to minimize the negative effects and rapid restoration of research functions is supported via the OHIO Ready Business Continuity Planning process. Join Clift and Williams for a discussion on how to identify necessary steps for a clear roadmap for recovery.