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October 1 - 31, 2018

Holidays

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Monday, October 08, 2018

Columbus Day

University Human Resources

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Monday, October 01, 2018

8:15 AM - 4:30 PM New Employee Orientation
Highlights university policies, resources, & tips to help navigate our large campus community. Includes presentations by campus departments, a campus bus tour, and a visit to the stamp student union. 

Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM LDI I (2 of 7): Communication Essentials for Supervisors
The objective of this course is to equip leaders with the communication skills to build trust, improve understanding and elevate performance. Participants gain a deeper understanding of the barriers to effective communication. They learn and practice a seven-step communication tool to clear away misunderstandings and build high-trust relationships.


Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $50
Register after September 20 = $75

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Cancelled) UHR Benefits: Lunch & Learn
 Flu Awareness
Fight the flu with the knowledge you will gain in this seminar

Thursday, October 04, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Cancelled) Keys to an Engaged & Empowered Workplace (2 of 3)
A three-course series designed for individual contributors (non-supervisors), Keys is a powerful program that gives participants the knowledge and skills to help create an engaged and empowered workplace. Learners are exposed to new ideas and tools which help them recognize that they have the power to create the kind of work environment where everyone feels accepted, appreciated, respected, valued, and connected.

The objective of this course is to help participants develop communication skills that build trust and give other people the opportunity to be heard and understood. Participants learn and apply a seven-step communication tool to effectively engage and communicate with other employees, managers or even customers.

Learning Fee: $50

Monday, October 08, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM UHR Benefits: New Employee One-On-One Benefits Enrollment and Q&A Meetings
This session is an opportunity for new employees to meet with University Human Resources Benefits staff to learn about and/or enroll in the University health benefits and retirement plans on a one-on-one basis. Benefits staff will provide assistance completing paperwork and answer any questions related to the University benefits programs. Appointments are required. Please register for the desired time.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM UHR Benefits: New Employee One-On-One Benefits Enrollment and Q&A Meetings
This session is an opportunity for new employees to meet with University Human Resources Benefits staff to learn about and/or enroll in the University health benefits and retirement plans on a one-on-one basis. Benefits staff will provide assistance completing paperwork and answer any questions related to the University benefits programs. Appointments are required. Please register for the desired time.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM UHR Benefits: New Employee One-On-One Benefits Enrollment and Q&A Meetings
This session is an opportunity for new employees to meet with University Human Resources Benefits staff to learn about and/or enroll in the University health benefits and retirement plans on a one-on-one basis. Benefits staff will provide assistance completing paperwork and answer any questions related to the University benefits programs. Appointments are required. Please register for the desired time.

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM LDI I (3 of 7): Conflict as Opportunity for Supervisors
The purpose of this course is to equip leaders with the insight, knowledge and skills to effectively resolve conflict in the workplace. Instead of viewing conflict as bad or stressful, we explore how to view conflict as a powerful opportunity for personal and organizational change. Leaders learn and apply powerful tools which help them learn to put conflict into perspective and prepare them to resolve it in a healthy, productive way.


Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $50
Register after September 20 = $75

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Performance Review: Process & Tools
*Non-Supervisor's are encouraged to Attend*

University staff are required to attend the PRD class.  It focuses on UMD's performance and development process including the tools used and tips and resources for engaging in the process. Participants will also review the PRD cycle which includes expectation setting, midway feedback and final review meetings as well as the self-assessment tool. 


Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Performance Improvement Plan (PIP): Process & Tools
Writing a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) for your Supervisees

Facilitated by the Office of Staff Relations

Parking information can be found at www.transportation.umd.edu  


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM FMLA: Using & Administering Family Medical Leave
*Non-supervisor's are encouraged to attend*

Understanding Family Medical Leave (FMLA) - the request, approval, and administrative process.

Parking information can be found at 
www.transportation.umd.edu  
2:45 PM - 4:30 PM Fearless Supervision: Time, Attendance, & Discipline
Managing Tardiness & Absenteeism and the disciplinary process

Parking information can be found at transportation.umd.edu 

Thursday, October 11, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Cancelled) Keys to an Engaged & Empowered Workplace (3 of 3)
A three-course series designed for individual contributors (non-supervisors), Keys is a powerful program that gives participants the knowledge and skills to help create an engaged and empowered workplace. Learners are exposed to new ideas and tools which help them recognize that they have the power to create the kind of work environment where everyone feels accepted, appreciated, respected, valued, and connected.

This course equips employees with insight, knowledge and skills to resolve conflict in the workplace. Instead of viewing conflict as bad or stressful, we explore how to view conflict as a powerful opportunity for personal and organizational change. Participants learn and apply tools that put conflict into perspective and prepare them to resolve it in a healthy, productive way.


Learning Fee: $50 

Friday, October 12, 2018

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM UHR Benefits: 6 Easy Steps to Building Your Investment Mix
Not familiar with building an investment portfolio for your 401k/457b/403b plans? Attend this workshop where we provide the tools to understand the process that can impact your investment returns and retirement account balances. 

You will learn:
  • What are the basics of investing?
  • What can I do to smooth the highs and lows of the market?
  • What are my investment options in my 401k, 457, and 403b?
  • How do I select an investment mix that's right for me?

 

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM UHR Benefits: 6 Easy Steps to Building Your Investment Mix
Not familiar with building an investment portfolio for your 401k/457b/403b plans? Attend this workshop where we provide the tools to understand the process that can impact your investment returns and retirement account balances. 

You will learn:
  • What are the basics of investing?
  • What can I do to smooth the highs and lows of the market?
  • What are my investment options in my 401k, 457, and 403b?
  • How do I select an investment mix that's right for me?

 

Monday, October 15, 2018

8:15 AM - 4:30 PM New Employee Orientation
Highlights university policies, resources, & tips to help navigate our large campus community. Includes presentations by campus departments, a campus bus tour, and a visit to the stamp student union. 

Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM LDI I (4 of 7): Delegation as Empowerment
Delegation is the most essential and misunderstood leadership skill. This course helps leaders understand that delegation is not about assigning work—it’s about empowering and developing people to learn, grow and accept increasing amounts of responsibility. Participants learn and practice a delegation tool that encourages employees to do the work because they want to, not because they have to.

Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $50
Register after September 20 = $75

Thursday, October 18, 2018

9:00 AM Master Facilitator (Multi-Day Event)
A two-day program for anyone involved with, or interested in, learning and talent development with weighted benefit for new or experienced facilitators. You will learn adult learning theory and why it matters, experiential learning exercises that involve and excite learners, how to write effective learning objectives, how to create a learning environment that helps participants feel valued, appreciated and connected, the skills needed to be an effective facilitator, how to turn challenging participants into engaged learners, techniques for solving your own facilitation challenges, methods for quickly and effectively designing a learning program using PSA and ROPES, and the “Do’s and Don’ts” for public speaking.

Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $425
Register after September 20 = $500
 (Includes breakfast, lunch, & course materials)

Friday, October 19, 2018

End Time 4:30 PM Master Facilitator (Multi-Day Event)
A two-day program for anyone involved with, or interested in, learning and talent development with weighted benefit for new or experienced facilitators. You will learn adult learning theory and why it matters, experiential learning exercises that involve and excite learners, how to write effective learning objectives, how to create a learning environment that helps participants feel valued, appreciated and connected, the skills needed to be an effective facilitator, how to turn challenging participants into engaged learners, techniques for solving your own facilitation challenges, methods for quickly and effectively designing a learning program using PSA and ROPES, and the “Do’s and Don’ts” for public speaking.

Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $425
Register after September 20 = $500
 (Includes breakfast, lunch, & course materials)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM HR Power Hour-Understanding the Medical Plans at UMD
Monthly 60 minute training for review of common HR policies, procedures, and tools. Each month will focus on a different topic that often needs further clarification or can cause confusion. Sessions are dynamic and interactive workshops. 

Monday, October 22, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM UHR Benefits: New Employee One-On-One Benefits Enrollment and Q&A Meetings
This session is an opportunity for new employees to meet with University Human Resources Benefits staff to learn about and/or enroll in the University health benefits and retirement plans on a one-on-one basis. Benefits staff will provide assistance completing paperwork and answer any questions related to the University benefits programs. Appointments are required. Please register for the desired time.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM UHR Benefits: New Employee One-On-One Benefits Enrollment and Q&A Meetings
This session is an opportunity for new employees to meet with University Human Resources Benefits staff to learn about and/or enroll in the University health benefits and retirement plans on a one-on-one basis. Benefits staff will provide assistance completing paperwork and answer any questions related to the University benefits programs. Appointments are required. Please register for the desired time.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM UHR Benefits: New Employee One-On-One Benefits Enrollment and Q&A Meetings
This session is an opportunity for new employees to meet with University Human Resources Benefits staff to learn about and/or enroll in the University health benefits and retirement plans on a one-on-one basis. Benefits staff will provide assistance completing paperwork and answer any questions related to the University benefits programs. Appointments are required. Please register for the desired time.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM LDI I (5 of 7): Leading Effective Meetings
A Gallup survey found that American businesses waste an estimated $37 billion dollars each year in lost productivity due to unnecessary and inefficient meetings. Typically, participants find that they can eliminate half their meetings and free up at least 700 hours of time a year. This course gives leaders the tools to decide when or if meetings are necessary. Participants learn and apply skills for running meetings that are quick, efficient and outcome-focused.


Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $50
Register after September 20 = $75

Thursday, October 25, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM So You Want to be a Supervisor
Are you thinking about becoming a supervisor but would like a deeper appreciation for what’s involved? Then this is the course for you! This course gives aspiring supervisors the knowledge and insight needed to help then decide if a career in leadership is right for them. Participants get a clear picture of what effective supervisors needs to learn, know and do to be successful. It is highly recommended that aspiring supervisors take this course!

Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $50
Register after September 20 = $75

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM LDI I (1 of 7): Leading a High Trust Workplace
A seven-course program that gives supervisors the essential knowledge, ideas and tools to help motivate, inspire and lead others. This highly-interactive program equips supervisors with the skills they need to build high-trust relationships through effective communication, delegation and conflict resolution. Participants also learn essential management skills for running effective meetings, performance management and training. Gives leaders the skills and ideas for creating a high-trust work environment where employees feel accepted, appreciated, valued, respected and connected. Participants learn and practice a simple, yet powerful three-step tool for engaging and including everyone from basic to more complex situations or opportunities.

Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $50
Register after September 20 = $75

Monday, October 29, 2018

8:15 AM - 4:30 PM New Employee Orientation
Highlights university policies, resources, & tips to help navigate our large campus community. Includes presentations by campus departments, a campus bus tour, and a visit to the stamp student union. 

Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM LDI I (6 of 7): Leaders as Trainers
One of the most important, yet often overlooked, responsibilities of a leader is to ensure their team is fully trained and cross-trained. This course equips participants with the knowledge and tools to help create and develop employees to ensure the department runs efficiently and effectively. Leaders also explore how Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are essential for every position.


Learning Fee: Register before September 20 = $50
Register after September 20 = $75

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