Instructor
Cherie Keplinger
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Online
Dates
6/4/2020
Times
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Class Days
Thursday
Duration
1.5 hr
Seats Available
6

This session is for supervisors and project managers who are currently leading virtual teams. Since working remotely, most supervisors can say that while virtual teamwork has its pros, it can also be challenging. Supervisors should focus on a strategy to lead effectively. This is an opportunity for us to discuss our strategies and to dive in to the mindset and skillset necessary to strengthen and enhance the productivity of virtual teams.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

Instructor
Vanden Thong
Location
Microsoft Teams, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
6/9/2020
Times
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Class Days
Tuesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
14

There are very few people who actually like to sit in meetings. However, meetings are part of team development and organizational management. This course is designed to explore the basic keys to conducting effective meetings that will help your team get the right information to get the job done. Participants will learn how to plan and prepare for meetings and uncover the elements that make a meeting successful.

Instructor
Cherie Keplinger
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
6/10/2020
Times
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
14

This 1-hour webinar will provide tools to help you prioritize and schedule your time for maximum impact, develop and maintain focus, and motivate yourself to achieve more.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

Instructor
Bill Porterfield, Lincoln Financial
Location
Virtual Meeting, Room Virtual Session
Dates
6/10/2020
Times
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
25

You will learn the tips to understand how to strike the proper balance between saving and spending.

A virtual meeting link will be sent to you prior to the session.

Instructor
Cherie Keplinger
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Online
Dates
6/12/2020
Times
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Class Days
Friday
Duration
1.5 hr
Seats Available
14

This session is for supervisors and project managers who are currently leading virtual teams. Building connection and team spirit is important as we continue to work remotely. Since there are no break room or “water cooler” conversations, it takes a more concentrated effort to maintain engagement levels. Participants will explore employee engagement tips and derailers to strengthen workplace relationships and collaboration.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

 

Instructor
Vanden Thong
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
6/17/2020
Times
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
40

Is stress affecting how you function at work or at home? Stress is normal and sometimes even necessary. How you handle stress makes all the difference. Learn what stress is and how to identify and understand it. In addition, discover how to identify your sources of your stress.

Instructor
Eunice Currie (Meeting Organizer)
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
6/17/2020
Times
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
10

There is now paid leave available for the COVID-19 illness and related childcare situations. The Federal Government instituted a new temporary leave program that can assist you with paid leave time.  If you are interested, please join us for an overview of the program and the application process at UTA.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

Instructor
Cherie Keplinger
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
6/18/2020
Times
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Class Days
Thursday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
3

The 1-hour webinar outlines effective strategies and ideas for “managing your manager” based on different management and workplace styles. Additionally, participants will explore positive skills that can assist in forming collaborative workplace relationships.

Instructor
Lori Cathey, TIAA
Location
Virtual Meeting, Room Virtual Session
Dates
6/24/2020
Times
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
16

This session provides basic retirement savings information, such as how to create a retirement saving plan, evaluating your financial health, and how to help make your money work harder.

A virtual meeting link will be sent to you prior to the session.

Instructor
Eunice Currie (Meeting Organizer)
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
6/30/2020
Times
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Class Days
Tuesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
19

There is now paid leave available for the COVID-19 illness and related childcare situations. The Federal Government instituted a new temporary leave program that can assist you with paid leave time.  If you are interested, please join us for an overview of the program and the application process at UTA.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

Instructor
Vanden Thong (Meeting Organizer)
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
7/1/2020
Times
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1.5 hr
Seats Available
40

Maverick 101:  New Employee Orientation is designed to help new employees get to know the basics of what it means to "Be A Maverick" and to assist current staff members connect with the pulse of the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA).  Staff members will receive an overview of resources available on campus and become familiar with core policies and procedures governing UTA.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

Instructor
Ava Overman & Doris Silva, Valic
Location
Virtual Meeting, Room Virtual Session
Dates
7/8/2020
Times
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
33

This workshop stresses the importance of saving for retirement by enrolling in supplemental workplace retirement plan options. It is  especially ideal for early career employees or those who have not yet enrolled in a supplemental plan like a 403b or 457a

A virtual meeting link will be sent to you prior to the session.

Location
Wetsel Service Center, Room 200
Dates
7/8/2020
Times
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1.5 hr
Seats Available
0

Participants will view a 60 minute webinar in the classroom facilitated by Alliance Work Partners (UTA's Employee Assistance Program) and engage in a 30 minute discussion. 

Having a ready formula for tackling all types of issues can help you and your team avoid frustration and stagnation. Learn the steps you can practice to be prepared for any challenge.

Topics include:

  • Analyzing the problem
  • Getting creative while planning
  • Taking action, then reviewing
Instructor
Eunice Currie (Meeting Organizer)
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
7/13/2020
Times
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Class Days
Monday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
20

There is now paid leave available for the COVID-19 illness and related childcare situations. The Federal Government instituted a new temporary leave program that can assist you with paid leave time.  If you are interested, please join us for an overview of the program and the application process at UTA.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

Instructor
Jud Arrington and Brett Phillips, Voya
Location
Virtual Meeting, Room Virtual Session
Dates
7/15/2020
Times
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
36

Voya conducted a survey recently and 86% believe ‘staying the course’ is important amid COVID-19 pandemic concern about the world, economy and their own personal finance situations. In this session, we will discuss having a solid personal financial plan, staying invested, and continuing to contribute to your supplemental retirement plan in order to save for the future.

A virtual meeting link will be sent to you prior to the session.

Instructor
Anthony Stewart
Location
Wetsel Service Center, Room 200
Dates
7/15/2020
Times
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1.5 hr
Seats Available
0

Participants will view a 60 minute webinar in the classroom facilitated by Alliance Work Partners (UTA's Employee Assistance Program) and engage in a 30 minute discussion. 

Today’s workplaces strive to employ a diverse population of people, and with them come diverse personalities. As a leader, it is your responsibility to promote a balanced and productive environment, despite differences in behavior and attitude among employees.

Topics include:

  • Roles and expectations of supervisors
  • Causes and effects of difficult behaviors
  • Taking action professionally
  • Effectively communicating the issues
Instructor
Eunice Currie (Meeting Organizer)
Location
Microsoft Teams Session, Room Virtual through Teams
Dates
7/29/2020
Times
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1 hr
Seats Available
20

There is now paid leave available for the COVID-19 illness and related childcare situations. The Federal Government instituted a new temporary leave program that can assist you with paid leave time.  If you are interested, please join us for an overview of the program and the application process at UTA.

Registered participants will receive a Microsoft Teams link via Outlook email prior to the session.

Instructor
Colin Sanor
Location
Wetsel Service Center, Room 200
Dates
8/12/2020
Times
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Class Days
Wednesday
Duration
1.5 hr
Seats Available
0

Participants will view a 60-minute webinar in the classroom facilitated by Alliance Work Partners (UTA's Employee Assistance Program) and engage in a 30 minute discussion. 

With all of the distractions of our fast-paced lives, listening is often difficult but very necessary to make people feel respected in relationships and at work. There are tools we can use to help us do better.

This training will discuss:

  • Motivation to listen
  • Learning to invest and engage
  • Paying attention to non-verbal cues