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Training Classes and Events

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE AND MISSION

"Our purpose is to be a team of passionate educators dedicated to teaching and learning."

"Our mission is to provide quality training and development opportunities in the areas of Professional Development, Personal Growth, and Family Enrichment. We accomplish this through strategic planning and effective communication while welcoming diversity and building relationships."

Please feel free to contact any of the members of our learning and development staff, or call 817-272-5554.

Bullet. Jeannie Deakyne, Manager of Learning and Development
Bullet. Vanden Thong, Training Specialist

Do you have a suggestion for a future training class? We would enjoy hearing from you! Please email your ideas to HRTraining@uta.edu.

If you discover that you will not be able to attend a class for which you have registered, please call (817) 272-5554, or email HRTraining@uta.edu.


List of Classes and Events

Descriptions & Registration

To register for a class(es), select the checkbox at the end of the class description. Once you have selected all the classes, enter your NetID and password, and click the "Register Now" button at the bottom of the page.
Advanced Supervisory Skills (T) - (PD-AdvSupSkills)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Jun 25, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
This course is a continuation of the discussion that for many began in our Fundamental Skills for Supervisors class. Participants will revisit the four points of supervision and use role-play and dialogue to explore each point at a deeper level.
Prerequisite class: Fundamental Skills for Supervisors class
Register for Advanced Supervisory Skills (T)

Coaching Skills for Supervisors (T) - (PD-CoachSkil)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Great coaches inspire great achievement, expect sacrifice, demand excellence, inspire victory, and garner respect. This top-level course gives you the essential coaching skills to immediately improve your day-to-day and long-term performance as a manager. The benefits of coaching you'll find in this short course will change the way your work and lead.
Register for Coaching Skills for Supervisors (T)

Dealing Effectively with Conflict and Confrontation (8) - (PD-CONM200)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Jul 23, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
A basic introduction to managing conflict and improving skills to reduce conflict for win-win results. Learn how to diffuse conflict in the workplace and in our personal life. The skills learned in this session will empower you to handle crisis situations in a more effective manner.
Register for Dealing Effectively with Conflict and Confrontation (8)

Dealing with Difficult Employees and People (AP) (T) - (PD-DIFFEMP)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Wednesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Learn concrete techniques for dealing with difficult people in the workplace and at home. Review specific strategies for getting adversaries to cooperate...bullies to back off ... wallflowers to open up ... chronic complainers to quiet down. Knowing how to deal with difficult people at work will allow you to approach your job with more enjoyment and interact with your coworkers with greater confidence. By effectively dealing with difficult people, you will improve cooperation, collaboration, and compromise to create a more productive workplace. This class is also designed to help supervisors identify and deal with employees that fuel difficult work environments. Participants will be given a variety of information regarding different ways to communicate and interact with difficult employees.
Register for Dealing with Difficult Employees and People (AP) (T)

Effective Delegation (T) - (PD-Delegate)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Wednesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Discover the essential skills to effectively manage projects ... and bring out the best in your team. Successful managers and supervisors are the ones who learn how to delegate effectively. They know there's no better resource than a fully functioning and dedicated team. This great course can help you take control of your projects and priorities. Learn practical tips and specific steps to boost productivity maximize teamwork, and meet deadlines.
Register for Effective Delegation (T)

Management Leadership Tool - Compliance (AP) - (PD-LeadTool)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  212 (HR Conference Room)
Dates:   Thursday, Jun 18, 2015
Times:   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Jennifer Chapman
University Compliance Services is offering this small group training class for Administrative Assistants to better support department leaders (Vice Presidents, Assistant Vice Presidents, Directors, Department Heads, and Managers or Supervisor of the office or department). Administrative Assistants will gain familiarity with the essential guidelines and expectations governing their department to effectively support their team and department leaders. The goal of University Compliance Services is to help partner Administrative Assistants with their department leaders to establish overall office success.
NOTE: Individual training is also available to department leaders who are classified as a Vice President, Dean, Director, or Department Head. If you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Jennifer Chapman at jchapman@uta.edu. Visit University Compliance Services for more information.
Register for Management Leadership Tool - Compliance (AP)

Managing Projects & Making Decisions (AP) - (PD-ProjDec)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Friday, Jun 5, 2015
Times:   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Friday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Today's fast-paced global business environment requires professionals to work with tight deadlines and stringent expectations. This seminar is designed to help you develop strategies to successfully manage projects and effectively make decisions. You will explore the tools for enhancing creativity and brainstorming solutions. Participants are invited to bring an in-depth problem for the class to discuss.
Register for Managing Projects & Making Decisions (AP)

Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation - (MAV101-NEO)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Times:   8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
This class is designed to help new UT Arlington employees get to know the basics of what it means to "Be A Maverick" and to assist current faculty and staff connect with the pulse of the University of Texas at Arlington. Faculty and staff will receive an overview of resources available on campus and become familiar with core policies and procedures governing UT Arlington.
Register for Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation

Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation - (MAV101-NEO)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Times:   8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
This class is designed to help new UT Arlington employees get to know the basics of what it means to "Be A Maverick" and to assist current faculty and staff connect with the pulse of the University of Texas at Arlington. Faculty and staff will receive an overview of resources available on campus and become familiar with core policies and procedures governing UT Arlington.
Register for Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation

Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation - (MAV101-NEO)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015
Times:   8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
This class is designed to help new UT Arlington employees get to know the basics of what it means to "Be A Maverick" and to assist current faculty and staff connect with the pulse of the University of Texas at Arlington. Faculty and staff will receive an overview of resources available on campus and become familiar with core policies and procedures governing UT Arlington.
Register for Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation

Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation - (MAV101-NEO)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015
Times:   8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
This class is designed to help new UT Arlington employees get to know the basics of what it means to "Be A Maverick" and to assist current faculty and staff connect with the pulse of the University of Texas at Arlington. Faculty and staff will receive an overview of resources available on campus and become familiar with core policies and procedures governing UT Arlington.
Register for Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation

Motivating Your Employees (T) - (PD-MOTIVE)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Course participants will learn how to motivate employees to a higher state of productivity and create a work environment that is beneficial to everyone and assists the department at getting the job done.
Register for Motivating Your Employees (T)

Time Management: Keys to Everyday Office Success (8) - (PD-TMNG)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
If your office is a mess and you are drowning in your to-do list, then this class is for you. Participants will learn how backlogs happen, how to manage paperwork, how to eliminate clutter, and discover the benefits of organization.
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Welcoming Diversity (8) (AP) (T) - (PD-DIVERSE)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center, Room 200
Dates:   Friday, May 1, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM
Class Days:   Friday
Instructed by:  Eunice Currie
This workshop is an experiential, interactive program designed to promote awareness and increased sensitivity to the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups in our society. Done in an upbeat, hopeful tone, the program focuses on developing self-pride, examining stereotypes, and learning skills in responding to prejudicial jokes, remarks, and slurs.
NOTE: Lunch will be provided.
Register for Welcoming Diversity (8) (AP) (T)

Wellness Event - The Blazing Race - (WELL001)
Location:   College Park Center (located on Spaniolo Dr.) ,  Room:  Northwest Area
Dates:   Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Times:   11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
Join the Wellness Committee and your fellow Mavericks on Wednesday, May 20th at 11:30 a.m. for the 2015 Blazing Race event. Individuals and teams can participate in friendly competition and race/walk around the campus. Show your Maverick Spirit! Prizes available! Get Up! Get Out! Get Going! For more information and register to participate in the 2015 Blazing Race, please visit www.uta.edu/hr/wellness/blazing_race.
Be sure to complete the forms available on www.uta.edu/hr/wellness/blazing_race.
Register for Wellness Event - The Blazing Race

Writing Effective E-Mail (8) (AP) - (PD-EMAIL)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Jul 16, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Email has become an essential communication tool for most individuals and organizations. It is essential that you identify and learn all of the basics of email communication as well as all of the dangers of email communication. In this course, participants will learn the keys to effective e-mails as well as proper cyber manners and how to avoid email overload.
Register for Writing Effective E-Mail (8) (AP)

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