Leadership Academy Offers Courses Throughout October Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. October 4, 2011 Looking for ways to boost your fitness and improve at work? Check out these classes offered throughout October by the Leadership Academy at no cost to University of St. Thomas faculty and staff . The first class begins today. Overcoming Barriers to Living a Physically Active Lifestyle – noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. Discover strategies that will help you overcome barriers to adopting a physically active lifestyle. This is a two-part brown bag session. An optional tour of the Anderson Athletic and Recreation Center will be given at the end of the session.Negotiating for Success – 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Oct. 6. In this course participants will practice methods of negotiation and learn how to apply them to everyday scenarios.Stay Fit While You Sit – noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18. If most of your work week is spent at a desk, this class is for you. Dr. Tim Fargo will teach you ways to keep fit while seated in your office chair.Project Management – 8 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 31. The constant dynamic environment of today’s workplace requires the quick gathering of resources, implementation of activities and fast redeployment of project teams into other business needs. Learn how project managers rise to this managerial challenge by initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing all aspects of the project life cycle.To register for any of these classes and to read full course descriptions, visit the Leadership Academy’s website.The Leadership Academy also offers online courses for MS Office Suite and Business Professional training. For access to these courses, or for more information, contact the Leadership Academy, (651) 962-6900.