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November 28, 2014 - December 27, 2014

  

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Event Image Leadership Development Initiatives (LDI) - Planning & Execution: How to Get Things Done – Track I
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

University of Maryland

Ideas and techniques for getting work accomplished more efficiently, effectively and in less time. Includes keys to effective delegation. Save time, money and resources through effective decision making and delegation.

Learning fee -- $50 per person

Held in the Crist Boardroom, Samuel Riggs Alumni Center

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

TLTC-OLC: Developing Effective Presentations


This asynchronous workshop will run from December 5th, 2014 12:00PM to December 12th, 2014 at 5:00PM.

What are the secrets of highly effective presentations? What do we know from research? 

This workshop was developed for Faculty, Instructional Designers, Administrators, Teachers. In this workshop you will discover elements of an effective presentation that support learning and develop skills for creating effective presentations for online delivery. Join us for an informative and highly engaging workshop to learn and practice easy-to-master graphic, presentation, and information design principles that will increase the effectiveness of your online presentations.
 
TLTC-OLC: Knowledge Representations with Concept Maps


This asynchronous workshop will run from December 5th, 2014 at 12:00PM to December 12th, 2014 at 5:00PM.

Concept mapping is a research-supported strategy for improving online learning effectiveness and knowledge representations created with concept mapping tools can be used for teaching, learning, and assessment.  In this workshop you will explore some of the many ways you can use concepts maps in all phases of the teaching and learning cycle.
TLTC-OLC: New to Online: Introduction to Online Presentation Tools


This asynchronous workshop will run from December 5th, 2014 at 12:00PM to December 12th, 2014 at 5:00PM.

PowerPoint can be useful for many things in our online courses, but it is essentially one-way and does not easily invite continuing engagement, interaction and collective community building. Web-based presentation alternatives exist that leverage the 2.0 potential to engage learners, build communities, provide full discussion and continuing dialog. In this workshop, you will examine a number of these alternatives and learn how to use them for your own online courses.
TLTC-OLC: New to Online: The Essentials


This asynchronous workshop will run from December 5th, 2014 at 12:00PM to December 12th, 2014 at 5:00PM.

This workshop will give participants an understanding of how the roles and expectations for online teaching differ from face to face instruction.  Participants will also gain an awareness of a variety of strategies they can employ to better engage learners in their online courses. 

This course is ideal for Instructors, Instructional Designers, Instructional Technologists, Faculty Developers, and Administrators.
 
PRD - Basics
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

University of Maryland

University employees (staff) are required to attend PRD Intro training. PRD- Intro is an abbreviated, 45 minute class that focuses on the basics of the PRD process. Participants will review the PRD cycle (expectation setting, midway feedback and final review meetings).

Supervisors must attend a more detailed session for the PRD - In Depth training held from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Parking Information; The following lots are available near the building: Lot P1 and Lot P2- you must have a current UMD Faculty/Staff Parking Permit.  Please DO NOT park in Lot P*.  Lot 4 is an overflow lot is P1 and P2 are not available.  If you do not have a UMD Parking Permit, you can park at a meter in the P2 lot, OR obtain a one day parking permit through your department or through Transportation Services.

Further parking information can be found at http://maps.umd.edu/map/#
 
This course is required before the PRD In Depth Course. And both classes are required for supervisors who give PRD.

PRD - In Depth
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

University of Maryland

Prior to attending PRD In-Depth, UMD staff must attend PRD Intro; usually given immediately prior to PRD In Depth. This PRD In Depth training is required for managers to learn specific supervisory, coaching and performance feedback techniques needed to successfully employ the PRD process. This in depth session is designed to provide a forum to discuss/review the PRD process, develop performance expectations based on unit/dept. goals, employ performance coaching and capacity building opportunities. This session will cover situational leadership strategies, coaching/motivating and providing performance feedback. Performance Improvement Plans and development planning will be covered. Supervisors new to their departments will find this session helpful in working to address challenging performance issues, and this course is required for all supervisors who conduct PRD's for other staff.

Parking Information; The following lots are available near the building: Lot P1 and Lot P2- you must have a current UMD Faculty/Staff Parking Permit. Please DO NOT park in Lot P*  Lot 4 P1 and P2 are not available.  If you do not have a UMD Parking Permit, you can park at a meter in the P2 lot, OR obtain a one day parking permit through your department or through Transportation Services. Further parking information can be found at http://maps.umd.edu/map/#
Inclusive Workplaces:Common Struggles and Possible Paths Forward (Libraries Staff Only)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

University of Maryland


Presented by the Libraries Diversity Advisory Committee and Office of Diversity & Inclusion, this training focuses on the importance of creating welcoming, affirming units and departments where staff, faculty, and students from an array of backgrounds and identities feel fully included and valued. The session will include a presentation on and discussion of: why inclusion is important, common obstacles to inclusion, and strategies for inclusive units/departments. A light lunch will be served. Please contact Sharon Epps if you need an ASL interpreter to be at this training.

Facilitators: Beth Douthirt Cohen, PhD and Timea Webster, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
ORA #02 - Sponsored Projects II
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

University of Maryland

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) and the Office of Contract and Grant Accounting (OCGA) are committed to providing guidance to the university community on federal, state, and university policies and regulations for sponsored research. To enhance this effort, our two offices have combined to offer a series of courses, each intended to give a deeper understanding of a specific aspect of contract and grant administration. For more information on the Certificate Program, go to www.ora.umd.edu/training/certificate-program.

Certificate Program courses may be taken in any order, and you may choose to take as many or as few as you like. Course modules are offered at least once a year. Class 2 - Sponsored Projects II - covers the following topics:

  • Elements of A Good Proposal
  • The WWW & Electronic Research Administration
  • The ORA Homepage - A Working Tool
  • What Reviewers Look For In A Proposal

Previous versions of the course material can be found at www.ora.umd.edu/training/certificate-program/course-material.

Registration for this class is at max capacity.  Registrations are no longer being accepted for this date.  Click here to see the series dates to register for the next offering of this class. 

Tools Of The Trade: Guidelines For Supervisors (Libraries Staff Only)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

University of Maryland

Tools of the Trade: Guidelines for Supervisors (1 h)

Date, Time and Location: 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 2 pm - 3 pm, MCK 7121

Addresses Core Competency: Supervisory/Management

Workshop Description


The training workshop will provide a quick overview of important information for supervisors and will give guidance on steps to take with everyday occurrences (e.g. hiring, leave, timesheets, discipline, terminations, etc.). This training is required for all supervisors (new and experienced) who have not had the training and who supervise staff and/or faculty librarians. This is not required for those who supervise hourly personnel, student assistants, or graduate assistants.

Workshop facilitator: Phillipa Brown, Director of Libraries Human Resources



Thursday, December 04, 2014

Event Image Leadership Development Initiatives (LDI) - Constructive Performance Conversations -- Track I
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

University of Maryland

Learn how to make a performance conversations a constructive tool for healthy communication, improving performance and helping employees grow professionally. The university’s PRD is a tool for ongoing, two-way communication that improves relationships, performance and professional growth.


Learning fee -- $50 per person

Held in the Crist Boardroom, Samuel Riggs Alumni Center

Monday, December 08, 2014

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Boot Camp Training (PMBOK 5) (Multi-Day Event)
9:00 AM

University of Maryland

5 Day Course offered week of December 8-12, via the Knowlogy Corporation

Learning fee is $1,080 per participant, assuming 15 participants. Regular fee is $1,995 per participant. Over $900 in savings per person!  We need 15 participants to get this great price!

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam is an intense and comprehensive exam that tests all aspects of project management. The Project Management Experts (PME) PMP® exam addresses the entire Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The course is supported with a leading industry textbook, PMBOK® Guide, and student study guide. Upon completion, all students will have satisfied the requirement for 35 contact hours of training in order to sit for the exam.

The course will cover all aspects of the PMBOK® Guide and Professional and Social Responsibility. Refer to the agenda below for more details. All of our instructors hold PMP certifications and are experienced in the field of project management as well as accomplished instructors. Using a facilitated format, our instructors will present the material and encourage value added debate and discussion. Students will learn the concepts by performing exercises, taking practice quizzes and reviewing all of the processes, input, tools and techniques and outputs.

PME has a first time pass rate of 95% for those students who attend the boot camp, study at least 40 hours outside of class and sit for the exam within 30 days of attending class.

 

New Employee Orientation - onboarding
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

University of Maryland

The goal of new employee orientation is to engage you, our new employees, into the UMD culture, giving you a greater sense of connection to the University, providing pertinent information you need without overloading you as you learn about your job duties, and expose you to university colleagues throughout the process.

Objectives

New Employee Orientation will help you to:

  • Gain critical insights into UMD’s history, organizational culture, values, and goals
  • Learn about university resources (perks, benefits, tools etc)
  • Identify key policies and procedures
  • Review the health care, life insurance, retirement plans, flexible benefits, and tuition remission.
  • Energize UMD engagement and excitement – Cheer the Turtle!!
NEW TIME -- 1-4:30pm
NEW LOCATION -- Crist Boardroom, Riggs Alumni Center

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Boot Camp Training (PMBOK 5) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

University of Maryland

5 Day Course offered week of December 8-12, via the Knowlogy Corporation

Learning fee is $1,080 per participant, assuming 15 participants. Regular fee is $1,995 per participant. Over $900 in savings per person!  We need 15 participants to get this great price!

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam is an intense and comprehensive exam that tests all aspects of project management. The Project Management Experts (PME) PMP® exam addresses the entire Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The course is supported with a leading industry textbook, PMBOK® Guide, and student study guide. Upon completion, all students will have satisfied the requirement for 35 contact hours of training in order to sit for the exam.

The course will cover all aspects of the PMBOK® Guide and Professional and Social Responsibility. Refer to the agenda below for more details. All of our instructors hold PMP certifications and are experienced in the field of project management as well as accomplished instructors. Using a facilitated format, our instructors will present the material and encourage value added debate and discussion. Students will learn the concepts by performing exercises, taking practice quizzes and reviewing all of the processes, input, tools and techniques and outputs.

PME has a first time pass rate of 95% for those students who attend the boot camp, study at least 40 hours outside of class and sit for the exam within 30 days of attending class.

 

How to Get and KEEP Good Credit
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

University of Maryland

How to Get and Keep Good Credit will provide you with a starting foundation on Credit. In this course you will learn what a credit score entails. You will learn how to maximize your lending abilities with a positive credit score. You will learn what comprises a credit score, how to request a copy of your credit score, how your score affects you, and how to improve your score. The course explains how lenders decide if you are credit-worthy and what information is considered in providing a credit score.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

TLTC-OLC: Infographics for Learning


This asynchronous workshop will run from December 12th, 2014 at 12:00PM to December 19th, 2014 at 5:00PM.

Infographics use data and graphic design to tell stories, teach concepts, and present information. Online activities integrating visual data can be opportunities to develop content literacy and analytic thinking. In this workshop you will learn how to teach with infographics and explore the possibilities for creating infographics with your data. 
Project Management Professional (PMP®) Boot Camp Training (PMBOK 5) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

University of Maryland

5 Day Course offered week of December 8-12, via the Knowlogy Corporation

Learning fee is $1,080 per participant, assuming 15 participants. Regular fee is $1,995 per participant. Over $900 in savings per person!  We need 15 participants to get this great price!

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam is an intense and comprehensive exam that tests all aspects of project management. The Project Management Experts (PME) PMP® exam addresses the entire Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The course is supported with a leading industry textbook, PMBOK® Guide, and student study guide. Upon completion, all students will have satisfied the requirement for 35 contact hours of training in order to sit for the exam.

The course will cover all aspects of the PMBOK® Guide and Professional and Social Responsibility. Refer to the agenda below for more details. All of our instructors hold PMP certifications and are experienced in the field of project management as well as accomplished instructors. Using a facilitated format, our instructors will present the material and encourage value added debate and discussion. Students will learn the concepts by performing exercises, taking practice quizzes and reviewing all of the processes, input, tools and techniques and outputs.

PME has a first time pass rate of 95% for those students who attend the boot camp, study at least 40 hours outside of class and sit for the exam within 30 days of attending class.

 

Event Image Leadership Development Initiatives (LDI) - Constructive Performance Conversations -- Track I
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

University of Maryland

Learn how to make a performance conversations a constructive tool for healthy communication, improving performance and helping employees grow professionally. The university’s PRD is a tool for ongoing, two-way communication that improves relationships, performance and professional growth.


Learning fee -- $50 per person

Held in the Crist Boardroom, Samuel Riggs Alumni Center

TLTC-ADOBE: Who's Telling Your Story
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

University of Maryland

Who's telling your stories? Shouldn't it be you? How can you share your stories of learning in an already full day? In this webinar we'll explore lightweight digital storytelling ideas & techniques you can implement in your school tomorrow to document learning and foster reflective ways for you, your students and teachers to share what they're learning; we'll share the stories you want told about your school. We won't just talk about it, we'll do it. Then we'll talk about how each of us might practically adapt these ideas in our own schools.

Register at https://creating-student-portfolios.attendease.com/

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Boot Camp Training (PMBOK 5) (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

University of Maryland

5 Day Course offered week of December 8-12, via the Knowlogy Corporation

Learning fee is $1,080 per participant, assuming 15 participants. Regular fee is $1,995 per participant. Over $900 in savings per person!  We need 15 participants to get this great price!

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam is an intense and comprehensive exam that tests all aspects of project management. The Project Management Experts (PME) PMP® exam addresses the entire Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The course is supported with a leading industry textbook, PMBOK® Guide, and student study guide. Upon completion, all students will have satisfied the requirement for 35 contact hours of training in order to sit for the exam.

The course will cover all aspects of the PMBOK® Guide and Professional and Social Responsibility. Refer to the agenda below for more details. All of our instructors hold PMP certifications and are experienced in the field of project management as well as accomplished instructors. Using a facilitated format, our instructors will present the material and encourage value added debate and discussion. Students will learn the concepts by performing exercises, taking practice quizzes and reviewing all of the processes, input, tools and techniques and outputs.

PME has a first time pass rate of 95% for those students who attend the boot camp, study at least 40 hours outside of class and sit for the exam within 30 days of attending class.

 

(Cancelled) Developing Your Leadership Philosophy - Lynda.com Lunch series #5 [LIBRARIES STAFF ONLY]
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

University of Maryland

Developing Your Leadership Philosophy (1hr 24m)

http://www.lynda.com/Business-Business-Skills-tutorials/Developing-Your-Leadership-Philosophy/160362-2.html

Date, Time and Location:
Thursday, December 11, 2014, 12-2pm; McK 7111

Addresses Core Competency: Leadership

Workshop Description:

If you want your team to trust you as a leader, it's important to articulate who you are, what you stand for, and why you're excited to lead them. In this course, author and executive leadership coach Mike Figliuolo shows you how to distill your leadership philosophy down to one simple page covering four critical aspects of leadership: leading yourself, leading the thinking, leading your people, and leading a balanced life. Get hands-on with introspective exercises that help you define and practice leading authentically, with a style that's uniquely yours. Along the way, discover how to share and socialize your vision, make decisions, motivate and mentor, and keep your whole life in perspective.

Topics include:
•   Developing authenticity
•   Discovering your personal inspiration
•   Defining your goals
•   Holding yourself accountable
•   Setting team standards
•   Making decisions
•   Motivating, inspiring, and developing people
•   Achieving a work-life balance
•   Sharing your leadership philosophy
Event Image Leadership Development Initiatives (LDI) - Role of a Supervisor -- Track I
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

University of Maryland

Supervisors learn the importance of their roles, the responsibility they have for the performance and growth of their employees, as well as the context of their role in the University’s overall mission. The goal of this class is to instill a sense of pride, responsibility and respect for their teams, their positions and the larger campus community. Supervisors will get excited and/or renewed about the importance of their work to the University and the people they lead.

Learning fee -- $50 per person

Held in the Crist Boardroom, Samuel Riggs Alumni Center

Introduction to Adobe Creative Cloud
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

University of Maryland

This course will provide an overview of the newly redesigned Creative Cloud profile. In this course we will go over what Creative Cloud is and why it's great, installation, the various products, how it works from platform to platform, and the library. 

Friday, December 12, 2014

Project Management Professional (PMP®) Boot Camp Training (PMBOK 5) (Multi-Day Event)
End Time 4:00 PM

University of Maryland

5 Day Course offered week of December 8-12, via the Knowlogy Corporation

Learning fee is $1,080 per participant, assuming 15 participants. Regular fee is $1,995 per participant. Over $900 in savings per person!  We need 15 participants to get this great price!

The Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam is an intense and comprehensive exam that tests all aspects of project management. The Project Management Experts (PME) PMP® exam addresses the entire Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) established by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The course is supported with a leading industry textbook, PMBOK® Guide, and student study guide. Upon completion, all students will have satisfied the requirement for 35 contact hours of training in order to sit for the exam.

The course will cover all aspects of the PMBOK® Guide and Professional and Social Responsibility. Refer to the agenda below for more details. All of our instructors hold PMP certifications and are experienced in the field of project management as well as accomplished instructors. Using a facilitated format, our instructors will present the material and encourage value added debate and discussion. Students will learn the concepts by performing exercises, taking practice quizzes and reviewing all of the processes, input, tools and techniques and outputs.

PME has a first time pass rate of 95% for those students who attend the boot camp, study at least 40 hours outside of class and sit for the exam within 30 days of attending class.

 

Monday, December 15, 2014

Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

University of Maryland

Learning fee is $150 per participant

In Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Level 1, you created, edited, formatted, and printed basic spreadsheets. You now have a need to streamline repetitive tasks and display spreadsheet data in more visually effective ways. In this course, you will use Microsoft Office Excel 2013 to streamline and enhance your spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics, and formulas.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Calculate with advanced formulas. Organize worksheet and table data using various techniques. Create and modify charts. Analyze data using PivotTables and PivotCharts. Insert graphic objects. Customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Office Excel environment.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Event Image University Policy - Sexual Misconduct Policy Training
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

University of Maryland

The university policy on Sexual Harassment was updated in October 2013. It is now VI-1.20(A) UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SEXUAL MISCONDUCT POLICY, It is important that all UMD faculty and staff attend this training. The training includes information regarding all forms of sexual misconduct and consent and also the specifics of our own University policy, VI-1.20(A), including an emphasis of understanding the obligations of Responsible University Employees, in responding to/reporting Sexual Misconduct, what is consent and the new reporting obligations for those in Consensual Sexual Relationships involving supervisory and/ or evaluative duties. 

Per an email to the campus from Dr. Loh on 11/4/2014, this training is now required for all faculty, staff, and students.  This training speaks to faculty and staff. 
For more information, please contact

Office of Misconduct & Relationship Violence

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Event Image Leadership Development Initiatives (LDI) - Keys to a Positive Workplace -- Track I
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

University of Maryland

Foundational skills to create a work environment that is essential to productivity, growth and unity. A positive, healthy and happy work environment where our diverse community feels valued, accepted and appreciated is the goal.

Learning fee -- $50 per person


Held in the Crist Boardroom, Samuel Riggs Alumni Center
Workplace Ergonomics
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Saul Grosser, Occupational Health, Department of Environmental Safety: The scope of the Office Ergonomics session is to identify potential ergonomic related problems, recognize office ergonomic risk factors, reduce risks by using sound ergonomic work practices and continue improving ergonomic awareness at UMDs computer workstations. The goals of the training are to reduce musculoskeletal disorders, increase worker productivity and performance, decrease worker discomfort and improve the overall quality of the work environment.

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Christmas Day

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