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March 1 - 31, 2019

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Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM ThriveU 5: Giving and Receiving Feedback (for VPAF Supervisors Only)
We will learn best practices of supervisor as a coach and how we can help our teams members find their own answers. We will develop strategies for giving and receiving feedback.

Prerequisite: You are encouraged to attend sessions in order (1-8).  Session 1 (Introduction) must be completed before enrolling in this session.

This course if for VPAF supervisors only

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Fearless Conversations Delegate

FEARLESS CONVERSATIONS: DELEGATE

Delegate conversations use a decision tree model to free up your time, develop your team and deepen accountability. This learning session will help you:

- Deepen accountability through clarity of expectations

- Ensure individuals know where they have authority to make decisions and act

- Build trust through transparency and open communication

 Note: The Foundations course is the prerequisite for this session.  The one-time fee of $100.00 for the Foundations course gives you access to all sessions, materials, workbook, and learning tools. 

Fearless Conversations presented by the Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Thursday, March 07, 2019

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM ThriveU 5: Giving and Receiving Feedback (for VPAF Supervisors Only)
We will learn best practices of supervisor as a coach and how we can help our teams members find their own answers. We will develop strategies for giving and receiving feedback.

Prerequisite: You are encouraged to attend sessions in order (1-8).  Session 1 (Introduction) must be completed before enrolling in this session.

This course if for VPAF supervisors only

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM ThriveU 6: Appreciation and Recognition (for VPAF Supervisors Only)
We will better understand why we should give positive feedback to co-workers and managers. We will learn ways to give feedback and have productive conversations at work.

Prerequisite: You are encouraged to attend sessions in order (1-8).  Session 1 (Introduction) must be completed before enrolling in this session.

This course is for VPAF supervisors only 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Fearless Conversations Foundations

FEARLESS CONVERSATIONS: FOUNDATIONS    
Build a thriving workplace, one conversation at a time. With practical strategies and tools you can apply from day one, Fearless Conversations can bring real change to your work life.

Foundations is your first session and a prerequisite for all future Fearless Conversations sessions.  Your one-time fee of $100.00 gives you access to all sessions, materials, workbook, and learning tools.

Foundations will help you:

- Learn the objectives and principles of Fearless Conversations
- Undo old assumptions, spark new insights, and lay the groundwork for transformation across your team, group, or department
- Create positive and lasting change across campus

Once you've completed Foundations, you can attend any additional learning sessions:
- Team
- Coach
- Delegate
- Confront
- Feedback

Fearless Conversations presented by the Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Thursday, March 14, 2019

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM ThriveU 6: Appreciation and Recognition (for VPAF Supervisors Only)
We will better understand why we should give positive feedback to co-workers and managers. We will learn ways to give feedback and have productive conversations at work.

Prerequisite: You are encouraged to attend sessions in order (1-8).  Session 1 (Introduction) must be completed before enrolling in this session.

This course is for VPAF supervisors only 

Friday, March 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Fearless Conversations Team

FEARLESS CONVERSATIONS: TEAM

Team conversations aim to get all voices to the table so that you can make the best possible decisions. This learning session will help you:
- Gain active and enthusiastic participation at all levels
- Gather diverse, and sometimes competing, perspectives when you’re working towards a decision or project
- Develop buy-in that can break down silos or walls

Note: The Foundations course is the prerequisite for this session.  The one-time fee of $100.00 for the Foundations course gives you access to all sessions, materials, workbook, and learning tools. 

Fearless Conversations presented by the Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM ThriveU 6: Appreciation and Recognition (for VPAF Supervisors Only)
We will better understand why we should give positive feedback to co-workers and managers. We will learn ways to give feedback and have productive conversations at work.

Prerequisite: You are encouraged to attend sessions in order (1-8).  Session 1 (Introduction) must be completed before enrolling in this session.

This course is for VPAF supervisors only 
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Fearless Conversations Coach

FEARLESS CONVERSATIONS: COACH

Coaching conversations are about guiding others to their own solutions. They can be done by leaders, mentors, peers and colleagues. This learning session will help you:
- Ask questions so that people discover their own answers
- Surface and address issues critical to success
- Provide the push for action or change

Note: The Foundations course is the prerequisite for this session.  The one-time fee of $100.00 for the Foundations course gives you access to all sessions, materials, workbook, and learning tools. 

Fearless Conversations presented by the Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Fearless Conversations Confront

CONFRONT:
- Address attitudinal, behavioral, or performance issues
- Confront tough issues with confidence and skill
- Enrich relationships through honest, respectful discussion

Note - The Foundations course is the prerequisite for all other Fearless Conversations sessions.  The one-time fee of $100.00 for the Foundations course gives you access to all sessions, materials, workbook, and learning tools.  See attachment.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM ThriveU 7: Understanding Reactions and Bias (for VPAF supervisors only)
We will learn how to manage our reactions and the reactions of those we supervise. We will better understand how our reactions and biases impact others and new ways to hear and appreciate all perspectives.

Prerequisite: You are encouraged to attend sessions in order (1-8).  Session 1 (Introduction) must be completed before enrolling in this session.

This course is for VPAF supervisors only. 

University Human Resources

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Friday, March 01, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Join us for one of the most popular training programs in the world. This training, created by the Franklin Covey Company, is based on one of the best-selling books of all time, entitled The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. In this 3 day workshop, you will learn about seven habits that will lead you to be more effective in your work and personal life, truly manage your time by setting top priorities, and get better results from each hour/day? 

This is a 3 course program and you must attend all 3 dates to complete the program. You only need to submit registration once to be registered for the entire series. 

Learning Fee: $500

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

 

Monday, March 04, 2019

8:30 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, March 05, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM LDI (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: $75

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

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Let's Evaluate
Are you saving your money in a cookie jar? 

This is an opportunity to check-in on your retirement planning for the next 5, 10, or 25 years! 

This workshop is open to all Faculty and Staff whether you are in the Maryland State Pension System or the TIAA or Fidelity Optional Retirement Plans.

Let's Evaluate
March 5, 2019
11am-12pm
Kay Boardroom
Kim Engineering Building
  • Evaluate your current plan and continue to save!

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Getting a Head Start
Are you saving your money in a cookie jar? 

Time to figure out how to save NOW for travel/vacations, a house, college for your kids, and retirement! 

This workshop is open to all Faculty and Staff whether you are in the Maryland State Pension System or the TIAA or Fidelity Optional Retirement Plans.
 
March 5, 2019 
12:30-1:30pm
Kay Boardroom
Kim Engineering Building

Learn the definitions, tools, and strategies to save money for your future and the contacts to take the next steps.  


Wednesday, March 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Design Thinking
In this highly interactive and creative workshop, you will Boost your creative confidence, Unleash your inner design thinker, become and idea-generating machine by embracing methods and mindset that bolster creativity and lead to innovation. 

Cost: $75

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

 

Thursday, March 07, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM LDI (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.

LDI 1:1 
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.

Cost: $75

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

Friday, March 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Join us for one of the most popular training programs in the world. This training, created by the Franklin Covey Company, is based on one of the best-selling books of all time, entitled The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. In this 3 day workshop, you will learn about seven habits that will lead you to be more effective in your work and personal life, truly manage your time by setting top priorities, and get better results from each hour/day? 

This is a 3 course program and you must attend all 3 dates to complete the program. You only need to submit registration once to be registered for the entire series. 

Learning Fee: $500

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

 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Benefits Coordinator Trainings (for Benefits Coordinators Only)

 SPS is here

·         SPS – Statewide Personnel System

·         What does this mean?
 NO MORE PAPER

1. State Benefit Elections for all employees including new employees will be in the SPS Benefits System
2. Employees will be able to initiate life events in SPS
3. What is a life event? Birth/Adoption, Marriage, Divorce, Death of a dependent, Loss of other coverage
4. Employees will have the W number for life.  If they move from one state agency to another, the W number will follow them 

Monday, March 11, 2019

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.
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM UHR Benefits: Your MSRP and Other Payout Options for Retirement
  • What are the distribution options from my MSRP accounts?
  • What are the seven payout options for my pension?
  • What about retiree health insurance and Social Security?

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.
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM UHR Benefits: Your MSRP and Other Payout Options for Retirement
  • What are the distribution options from my MSRP accounts?
  • What are the seven payout options for my pension?
  • What about retiree health insurance and Social Security?

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM LDI (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.


Cost: $75

Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Performance Review (PRD): Process & Tools

All Staff are required to attend the PRD class. It focuses on UMD's performance and development process including tools, tips and resources for engaging in the process. Participants will also review the PRD cycle which includes expectation setting, midway feedback, final review meetings, and the self-assessment tool. **All UMD employees should plan to attend, the second half of this training will be specifically for supervisors and the facilitator will announce at the training when nonsupervisors are able to step out.All Staff are required to attend the PRD class. It focuses on UMD's performance and development process including tools, tips and resources for engaging in the process. Participants will also review the PRD cycle which includes expectation setting, midway feedback, final review meetings, and the self-assessment tool. **All UMD employees should plan to attend, the second half of this training will be specifically for supervisors and the facilitator will announce at the training when nonsupervisors are able to step out. Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Cancelled) What is 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!

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

 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Performance Review (PRD): Process & Tools

The March 13 session is full - We have added an additional session on March 12 All Staff are required to attend the PRD class. It focuses on UMD's performance and development process including tools, tips and resources for engaging in the process. Participants will also review the PRD cycle which includes expectation setting, midway feedback, final review meetings, and the self-assessment tool. **All UMD employees should plan to attend, the second half of this training will be specifically for supervisors and the facilitator will announce at the training when nonsupervisors are able to step out.All Staff are required to attend the PRD class. It focuses on UMD's performance and development process including tools, tips and resources for engaging in the process. Participants will also review the PRD cycle which includes expectation setting, midway feedback, final review meetings, and the self-assessment tool. **All UMD employees should plan to attend, the second half of this training will be specifically for supervisors and the facilitator will announce at the training when nonsupervisors are able to step out. Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html


Thursday, March 14, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM LDI (2 of 7): Communication Essentials
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.


Cost: $75

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

Friday, March 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Join us for one of the most popular training programs in the world. This training, created by the Franklin Covey Company, is based on one of the best-selling books of all time, entitled The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. In this 3 day workshop, you will learn about seven habits that will lead you to be more effective in your work and personal life, truly manage your time by setting top priorities, and get better results from each hour/day? 

This is a 3 course program and you must attend all 3 dates to complete the program. You only need to submit registration once to be registered for the entire series. 

Learning Fee: $500

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

 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM HR Power Hour
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. 

Topics are as Follows:

TOPICS

DATES

Time and Attendance for

Supervisors

Jan 18

The I9 Process

Feb 15th

THE PRD Process

 

March 15 
Location: Edward St. John Room 1215

Creating postings in eTerp

April 19
Location: Edward St. John Room 1215

FMLA vs. Other Options

May 17
Location: TBD

FLSA Difference between exempt and nonexempt duties and adhering to the law

 

June 21
Location: ESJ 2212

Resolving Interpersonal Conflict

July 19
Location: ESJ 2212

How to writing a position description

Aug 16
Location: TBD


Monday, March 25, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Fundamentals of Facilitation

This workshop gives facilitators or aspiring facilitators the three “must have” skills to be able to conduct an interactive training session. This program is 100% focused on hands-on, practical application. In this session, you will be able to demonstrate how to:

  1. Facilitate a session opener by breaking the preoccupation barrier with participants, introducing yourself and the learning objectives.
  2. Facilitate a learning exercise using the B.A.D model.
  3. Conduct a closing exercise using a learning validation method and/or closing story tied to three key points.
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, March 26, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM LDI (7 of 7): Performance Management Fundamentals
This is the capstone course for the Foundations of Leadership series. This course gives leaders a simple, fair and effective process for ensuring that employees are involved and engaged in establishing and achieving performance objectives. This process also includes a strong emphasis on ensuring everyone has the knowledge, training and skills needed to perform in the current position as well as opportunities to prepare for future positions.


Cost: $75

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

Thursday, March 28, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM LDI (3 of 7): Conflict as Opportunity
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.


Cost: $75

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

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