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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. Dr. La Tonya Woodson, Manager, Organizational Development and Employee Engagement
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.
Coaching Skills for Supervisors (T) - (PD-CoachSkil)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016
Times:   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
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 with Difficult Employees and People (AP) (T) - (PD-DIFFEMP)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
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:   Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016
Times:   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
Class Days:   Tuesday
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)

Fundamental Skills for Supervisors and Managers (T) (AP) - (PD-BSUPSKL)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Jul 28, 2016
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
This course deals with the essential skills and knowledge for supervisors and mangers. Participants will learn best practices for communication, coaching, dealing with difficult employees, and performance enhancement.
Register for Fundamental Skills for Supervisors and Managers (T) (AP)

Leadership Skills for Supervisors (T) - (PD-LeadSup)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
This course is designed to provide supervisors with the information that will help them to become effective leaders in the workplace. We will explore different leadership styles how to bring out the best leader in you.
Register for Leadership Skills for Supervisors (T)

Managing Stress in the Workplace (AP) - (PG-STRS100)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Jul 21, 2016
Times:   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
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.
Register for Managing Stress in the Workplace (AP)

Maverick 101: New Employee Orientation - (MAV101-NEO)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016
Times:   9:00 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, Aug 3, 2016
Times:   9:00 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, Jul 26, 2016
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)

Professional Telephone Techniques (8)(AP) - (PD-PHONTECH)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
Times:   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
This course is a basic introduction to telephone etiquette and customer service skills. Learn to develop and utilize listening and speaking skills for better communication between customers and yourself. Discover what to do and say when a phone call becomes difficult. A little effort and the right knowledge will go a long way in having a professional phone conversation.
Register for Professional Telephone Techniques (8)(AP)

Team Building for Supervisors (T) - (PG-TBLD)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016
Times:   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Whether you are a team member or a supervisor, knowing how to build a team and understanding the various stages of team development is important. As a manager, the relationship you have with your employees can motivate them, guide them, or discourage them. As a team member, your communication and interaction with others cultivates your team atmosphere. This class is intended to help you examine your teams development and offer strategies for leading and influencing your team positively throughout the different stages.
Register for Team Building for Supervisors (T)

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