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July 1 - 31, 2019

Holidays

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Independence Day

Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM ThriveU 2: Understanding Strengths

ThriveU 2: Understanding Strengths
We will discover and understand our top 5 strengths and how they can help and hinder our work. We will develop strategies to better utilize and develop our strengths.

ThriveU is a unique professional development opportunity that taps into your existing knowledge as a supervisor and grows the skills and strategies necessary to be a best-in-class supervisor.
 ThriveU is 8 sessions (2.5 hours each) that include a mixture of discussions, case studies and experiential activities.


You must complete the CliftonStrengths Assessment before session 1. Registered participants will receive details via email. As a result, registration for session 1 will close 1 week prior to the session to allow time to complete the assessment.

Sessions must be completed in order

Each participant must complete all 8 sessions.

FOR VPAF SUPERVISORS ONLY

12:30 PM - 3:00 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 is presented by the Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM ThriveU 3: Strengths-based Leadership

ThriveU 3: Strengths-based Leadership
We will examine how to manage our teams using a strength-based approach and how to develop the strengths of those on our teams. We will uncover team strengths and how working from our strengths allows us to be our best.

ThriveU is a unique professional development opportunity that taps into your existing knowledge as a supervisor and grows the skills and strategies necessary to be a best-in-class supervisor. ThriveU is 8 sessions (2.5 hours each) that include a mixture of discussions, case studies and experiential activities.


You must complete the CliftonStrengths Assessment before session 1. Registered participants will receive details via email. As a result, registration for session 1 will close 1 week prior to the session to allow time to complete the assessment.

Sessions must be completed in order

Each participant must complete all 8 sessions.

FOR VPAF SUPERVISORS ONLY


Thursday, July 18, 2019

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM ThriveU 3: Strengths-based Leadership

ThriveU 3: Strengths-based Leadership
We will examine how to manage our teams using a strength-based approach and how to develop the strengths of those on our teams. We will uncover team strengths and how working from our strengths allows us to be our best.

ThriveU is a unique professional development opportunity that taps into your existing knowledge as a supervisor and grows the skills and strategies necessary to be a best-in-class supervisor. ThriveU is 8 sessions (2.5 hours each) that include a mixture of discussions, case studies and experiential activities.


You must complete the CliftonStrengths Assessment before session 1. Registered participants will receive details via email. As a result, registration for session 1 will close 1 week prior to the session to allow time to complete the assessment.

Sessions must be completed in order

Each participant must complete all 8 sessions.

FOR VPAF SUPERVISORS ONLY


Friday, July 19, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Fearless Conversations: Feedback

FEARLESS CONVERSATIONS: FEEDBACK

Feedback conversations can have a bad rap, but feedback conversations done well lead to course correction, daily professional development and improved relationships. This learning session will help you:

- Strengthen and enrich relationships within your team, employees and colleagues

- Improve performance through consistent, continual feedback

- Become a leader or team member who asks for and welcomes feedback

 

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 is presented by the Center for Leadership & Organizational Change

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM ThriveU 3: Strengths-based Leadership

ThriveU 3: Strengths-based Leadership
We will examine how to manage our teams using a strength-based approach and how to develop the strengths of those on our teams. We will uncover team strengths and how working from our strengths allows us to be our best.

ThriveU is a unique professional development opportunity that taps into your existing knowledge as a supervisor and grows the skills and strategies necessary to be a best-in-class supervisor. ThriveU is 8 sessions (2.5 hours each) that include a mixture of discussions, case studies and experiential activities.


You must complete the CliftonStrengths Assessment before session 1. Registered participants will receive details via email. As a result, registration for session 1 will close 1 week prior to the session to allow time to complete the assessment.

Sessions must be completed in order

Each participant must complete all 8 sessions.

FOR VPAF SUPERVISORS ONLY


12:30 PM - 3:00 PM 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

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM ThriveU 4: Foundations for Conversations

ThriveU 4: Foundations for Conversations
We will better understand the power of communication and how we can develop strategies that make us more impactful as leaders. We will develop the foundation for having fearless conversations with our colleagues and teams.

ThriveU is a unique professional development opportunity that taps into your existing knowledge as a supervisor and grows the skills and strategies necessary to be a best-in-class supervisor. ThriveU is 8 sessions (2.5 hours each) that include a mixture of discussions, case studies and experiential activities.


You must complete the CliftonStrengths Assessment before session 1. Registered participants will receive details via email. As a result, registration for session 1 will close 1 week prior to the session to allow time to complete the assessment.

Sessions must be completed in order

Each participant must complete all 8 sessions.

FOR VPAF SUPERVISORS ONLY


We will better understand the power of communication and how we can develop strategies that make us more impactful as leaders. We will develop the foundation for having fearless conversations with our colleagues and teams.

We will better understand the power of communication and how we can develop strategies that make us more impactful as leaders. We will develop the foundation for having fearless conversations with our colleagues and teams.

University Human Resources

Start Date and TimeEvent Details

Monday, July 01, 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.
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, July 02, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Facilitation Fundamentals
This 2-part 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. After this course, you will be able to demonstrate how to: * Facilitate a session opener by breaking the preoccupation barrier with participants, introducing yourself and the learning objectives. * Facilitate a learning exercise using the B.A.D model. * Conduct a closing exercise using a learning validation method and/or closing story tied to three key points. In the first session, participants will learn about and practice each of these concepts. In the second session, participants will deliver a 10-minute presentation demonstrating these principles and receive feedback from their peers.
Registration for Day 1, automatically registers you for Day 2. 

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

Monday, July 08, 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

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM FMLA: Using & Adminstering Family Medical Leave
This course helps staff understand Family Medical Leave (FMLA) - the request, approval, and administrative process.


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


3:15 PM - 5:00 PM UHR Supervision Essentials: Time, Attendance, Discipline, & PIP
This course provides supervisors with tips on managing various challenges they might face including: time, attendance, discipline, and performance improvement plans.

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

 

Thursday, July 11, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Facilitation Fundamentals
This 2-part 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. After this course, you will be able to demonstrate how to: * Facilitate a session opener by breaking the preoccupation barrier with participants, introducing yourself and the learning objectives. * Facilitate a learning exercise using the B.A.D model. * Conduct a closing exercise using a learning validation method and/or closing story tied to three key points. In the first session, participants will learn about and practice each of these concepts. In the second session, participants will deliver a 10-minute presentation demonstrating these principles and receive feedback from their peers.
Registration for Day 1, automatically registers you for Day 2. 

Parking: Detailed information can be found at http://www.transportation.umd.edu/maps&apps.html
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mental Health First Aid Certification (Part 1)
Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training — which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of college students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.   

You must complete both days for certification.

When you register for Part 1, you are automatically registered for Part 2


Cost: $20/person

Friday, July 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM UHR Benefits: Pre-Retirement Seminar - For Members of the Optional Retirement Plan

Presented by UHR Benefits Office

UHR Office of Employee Benefits

  • Retiring Under the Optional

    Retirement Program (ORP) - Hired before 7/1/11

  • What you need to know about your Retiree Health Benefits
  • Medicare Overview

 

 

Open to Faculty and Staff that are members of the Optional Retirement Program only.

 


Monday, July 15, 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.
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.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mental Health First Aid Certification (Part 2)
Mental Health First Aid for Higher Education teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training — which focuses on the unique experiences and needs of college students — gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.   

You must complete both days for certification.

When you register for Part 1, you are automatically registered for Part 2


Cost: $20/person

Friday, July 19, 2019

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM UHR Benefits: Taming the Credit Monster!
  • How do I pay off debt and build good credit?
  • How do I review my credit report and credit score?
  • My credit needs HELP, how can I fix it?

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM UHR Benefits: Taming the Credit Monster!
  • How do I pay off debt and build good credit?
  • How do I review my credit report and credit score?
  • My credit needs HELP, how can I fix it?

Monday, July 22, 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

Friday, July 26, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM UHR Benefits: Pre-Retirement Seminar - For Members of the State Pension & Retirement System

Presented by UHR Benefits Office

UHR Office of Employee Benefits

  • Applying for an Estimate of

    Retirement Allowances

  • Retiring Under the State Pension

    And Retirement System

  • What you need to know about your pension options and Retiree Health Benefits
  • Medicare Overview

Open to Faculty and Staff that are members of the

State Retirement & Pension System only.

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


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Rescheduled) 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: McKeldin Room 6107

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

 

June 21
Location: ESJ 2212

Resolving Interpersonal Conflict

July 26
Location: Chesapeake 3104

How to write a position description

Aug 16
Location: TBD


Monday, July 29, 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.
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, July 31, 2019

8:15 AM - 4:15 PM Administrative Professionals Conference
UHR's 4th annual Administrative Professionals Conference: Ready to Win: Work Well, Inspire Others, Navigate Life

We will focus on how business skills, leadership, motivation, and a healthy work life balance can all encourage us to approach life ready to win! Each breakout session will revolve around one of these themes. There will also be several opportunities to network with your peers and campus resources, including a “world café” that will allow you to discuss with your colleagues some of the biggest challenges you face and share some of the resources that help you the most. 

Keynote Speaker: Nira Berry, LaughingRx

Positive perspective strategies and interactive laughter stress reduction techniques will be experienced to help us deal with our tough modern world. Long hours at work; 24-hour negative news cycle; stress at work and at home, can leave us feeling negative, burnt out, with low productivity and low energy levels. Nira Berry, The Happiness Coach, will teach us how to lighten up; reduce stress; and boost happiness; boost our immune system; boost productivity; and improve communication at work and at home - to not just get by, but win, succeed and thrive in every aspect of our lives with positivity and laughter techniques.


Breakout Sessions Include:

  • Unleashing Your Inner Superpower
  • Creating Dynamic & Engaging Presentations
  • Fearless Conversations
  • Creating a Culture of Appreciation
  • Building Accessibility into our Everyday Tasks
  • Your Fearless Mission Statement
  • You Can't Pour From an Empty Cup" - Wellness for Student Affairs Professionals
  • The Power of a Moment
  • Managing Multiple Priorities
  • and much more!
Nominate an Administrative Professional for a Recognition Award

Cost: $75

No Show Fee: $75

* Please note that photographers will be present at the event*

Parking information can be found at transportation.umd.edu

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