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May 1 - 31, 2017

Holidays

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day

ORA - Cert Program

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM ORA#01: Sponsored Projects Overview I

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) and Sponsored Programs Accounting and Compliance (SPAC) 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 01 - Sponsored Projects Overview I - covers the following topics:

  • Getting Started
  • Successfully Getting Through the System: ORA to OCGA
  • Documentation
  • Grant/Contract Negotiation and Acceptance

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

For a list of other ORA Certificate Program Classes and links to the events for registration, go to: http://www.ora.umd.edu/training/certificate-program/course-schedule .

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM ORA#02: Sponsored Projects II

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) and Sponsored Programs Accounting and Compliance (SPAC) 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 and Electronic Research Administration
  • The ORA Homepage - A Working Tool
  • What Reviewers Look For

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

For a list of other ORA Certificate Program Classes and links to the events for registration, go to: http://www.ora.umd.edu/training/certificate-program/course-schedule .

UMD Libraries - Employee Development

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Monday, May 01, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM How To Have Crucial Diversity Conversations (UMD Libraries Staff Only)
Core Competencies: Diversity and Inclusion

Description: This training focuses on some common crucial conversations that need to happen in work environments striving for inclusion and diversity. Topics include interrupting harmful ways of relating with one another, having conversations when you have immediate diversity concerns, and proactive conversations that help create a culture of inclusion.

Facilitators: Dr. Beth Douthirt Cohen - Deputy Chief Diversity Officer & Director of Education, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

T. Donte McGuire - Senior Education, Training & Strategy Specialist, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Light refreshments will be served.
  


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Hands-on Learning and Makerspaces: How to Implement a Culture of Creativity in Your Library! (UMD Library Staff Only)
Core Competencies:  Customer Service / Technology

About This Session:  In the 21st century there has been a resurgence of the DIY movement and many libraries are incorporating makerspaces into their organizations. Creative spaces can encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration and provide an opportunity to bring individuals together who might not otherwise connect with the library. 

This webinar will include a review of makerspaces found in academic and public libraries, as well as provide practical examples of pop-up making spaces. Pop-up making spaces can be a low cost opportunity to create new partnership, as well as an impactful solution to implementing a culture of creativity within your organization. 

Presenter: Megan Lotts - Reference and Instruction Librarian, Rutgers University Libraries

University Human Resources

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Monday, May 01, 2017

8:15 AM - 4:30 PM New Employee Orientation & Welcome - UHR

New Employee Orientation & Welcome highlights university policies, resources, & tips to help navigate our large campus community. Units that present include, the office of employee benefits, Division of Information Technology, University Police, Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct, & More. A bus tour of campus is provided by the Department of Transportation Services and a lunch break is taken at the Stamp Student Union.

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

 

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Leadership Development Initiatives (LDI) 1-6

Performance Conversations

Participants learn how to make performance conversations constructive tools 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 and performance and sets a path for professional growth.

Learning Fee -- $50 per person/per session

NEW CANCELLATION/NO SHOW POLICY: If you need to cancel, please do so by 9am one business day before the session.  Not doing so or 'no showing' will result in a $25 administration fee charged to the noted KFS account.

Parking Information: Parking information can be found at http://maps.umd.edu/map/#   

Thursday, May 04, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Employee Development Initiatives (EDI) 1-6
Exceed Expectations & Grow Your Career

EDI: Foundations of Excellence is a six-course program for University staff (non-supervisors) to help them improve their skills and advance their careers. This is the first program from UHR's new initiative titled Employee Development Initiatives (EDI). EDI will feature many of the same development tools offered in LDI (Leadership Development Initiatives), but the EDI series will also focus more on the specific skills and knowledge that will help staff grow in their current positions and careers.

 

Some of the benefits you will experience include:

*        High-trust relationships with supervisors, coworkers, friends and family

*        Ability to resolve conflicts and reduce stress

*        Better time management, planning and organization skills

*        Higher job satisfaction

*        A path for growth and development

$50 Learning Fee per session ($300 for entire series)

CANCELLATION/NO SHOW POLICY: If you need to cancel, please do so by 9am one business day before the session.  Not doing so or 'no showing' will result in a $25 administration fee charged to the noted KFS account.

Parking Information: Parking information can be found at 
http://maps.umd.edu/map/#

Friday, May 05, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM UHR Benefits: Lunch & Learn
Optimal Health with a whole-food, plant-based diet.
 
Learn how to reach and maintain optimal health with a whole-food, plant-based diet.

Monday, May 08, 2017

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.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

9:00 AM - 10:45 AM Supervisor's Essentials: Performance, Review, & Development (PRD) For Supervisors and Non-Supervisors (Supervisor's Essentials 3)
*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 Supervisor's Essentials: Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
Writing a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) for your Supervisees
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Supervisor's Essentials: Family & Medical Leave (FMLA) Training
*Non-supervisor's are encouraged to attend*

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

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Supervisor's Essentials: Managing Time & Attendance
Managing Tardiness & Absenteeism
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Supervisor's Essentials: The Disciplinary Process
The Discipline Process, Including Suspensions

Friday, May 12, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM UHR Benefits: Lunch & Learn
Healthy Lunches: It's in the Bag!

Learn simple for packing a healthy lunch and ideas for eating out on a limited budget and limited lunch time.

Monday, May 15, 2017

8:15 AM - 4:30 PM New Employee Orientation & Welcome - UHR

New Employee Orientation & Welcome highlights university policies, resources, & tips to help navigate our large campus community. Units that present include, the office of employee benefits, Division of Information Technology, University Police, Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct, & More. A bus tour of campus is provided by the Department of Transportation Services and a lunch break is taken at the Stamp Student Union.

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

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Cancelled) Supervisor's Essentials: Encouraging an Inclusive Culture
Supervisor's Essentials is a free program open to all university supervisors with the goal of providing the skills and tools necessary to be successful in their responsibilities here at UMD. There a total of 9 Courses in the series.

Encouraging an Inclusive Culture covers the following:

This training focuses on some of the common crucial conversations that need to happen in work environments striving for inclusion and diversity. Topics include how to interrupt harmful ways of relating with one another, how to have conversations when you have immediate diversity concerns, as well as those conversations that can proactively set a tone and culture of inclusion. The training will include discussions of and tips on how to: think about and talk about "cultural" differences in communication, supervision, and work style, as well as how to determine when and how to begin discussions of diversity issues at work.


Parking information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html   
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Cancelled) Supervisor's Essentials: Workplace Safety
Supervisor's Essentials is a free program open to all university supervisors with the goal of providing the skills and tools necessary to be successful in their responsibilities here at UMD. There a total of 9 Courses in the series.

An Overview of Workplace Safety covers the following:

* General Workplace Safety with the department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability, & Risk

Workplace Violence & Risk Assessment, including Responding to an Active Shooter with UMD's Public Safety

* UMD's Emergency Management with the department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability, & Risk


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

Friday, May 19, 2017

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM UHR Benefits: Education to Go on your 401(k), 457, & 403(b)

Your Payout Options for Retirement

(only for those in the State Pension – not the ORP)

Do you understand the income sources you may have in retirement? MSRP's newest workshop puts it all together and provides an overview of the Supplemental Plans, the Pension, and Social Security options. Gain insight in choosing a suitable combination to help meet your income needs.

We answer the following questions:

• What are the distribution options from my Supplemental Retirement  accounts?

• What are the seven payout options available for the Pension?

• What about retiree health insurance and Social Security options?

Y
ou are welcome to bring your lunch.



12:45 PM - 1:45 PM UHR Benefits: Education to Go on your 401(k), 457, & 403(b)

Your Payout Options for Retirement

(only for those in the State Pension – not the ORP)

Do you understand the income sources you may have in retirement? MSRP's newest workshop puts it all together and provides an overview of the Supplemental Plans, the Pension, and Social Security options. Gain insight in choosing a suitable combination to help meet your income needs.

We answer the following questions:

• What are the distribution options from my Supplemental Retirement  accounts?

• What are the seven payout options available for the Pension?

• What about retiree health insurance and Social Security options?

Y
ou are welcome to bring your lunch.



Monday, May 22, 2017

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.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

9:00 AM UHR: The Master Facilitator (Multi-Day Event)
The Master Facilitator is a two-day program for anyone involved with, or interested in, learning and talent development with weighted benefit for new or experienced facilitators. In this intensive workshop, you will learn:
 
  • Adult learning theory and why it matters

  • Proven, tested techniques for “flipping the classroom”

  • Experiential learning exercises that involve and excite learners

  • How to write an effective learning objective

  • How to create a learning environment that helps participants feel valued, appreciated and connected to the training experience

  • The essential skills needed to be an effective facilitator

  • The value of the “5 second rule”

  • How to turn difficult or 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

  • The “Do’s and Don’ts” for public speaking

Learning Fee: $375 CANCELLATION/NO SHOW POLICY: If you need to cancel, please do so by 9am the work day before the session.  Not doing so or 'no showing' will result in a $25 administration fee charged to the KFS you list in your registration.

Parking Information: Detailed information can be found at http://maps.umd.edu/map/#   


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