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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.
ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS' RECOGNITION LUNCHEON - (ADMPRO0403)
Location:   University Center, Bluebonnet Ballroom
Dates:   Monday, Apr 20, 2015
Times:   11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM
Class Days:   Monday
This Luncheon is reserved for administrative professionals employed at The University of Texas at Arlington in celebration of Administrative Professionals' Week. Spaces are limited and registration is required! RSVP's will be accommodated for 200 people on a first come first served basis.
Register for ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS' RECOGNITION LUNCHEON

Conducting Effective Meetings (AP) - (PD-Meeting)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Wednesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
There are very few people who actually like to sit in meetings. However, meetings are necessary part of team 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 and then get the job done. Participants will learn how to plan and prepare for meetings and uncover the elements that make a meeting a success.
Register for Conducting Effective Meetings (AP)

Customer Service 101 (8) - (PD-CUST101)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Learn the techniques of outstanding customer service. This class will cover basic customer service skills including: handling difficult customers, making customers the first priority, and improving listening skills. This class is for anyone who wishes to serve their department's customers with excellence.
Register for Customer Service 101 (8)

Leadership Skills for Supervisors (T) - (PD-LeadSup)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Friday, Apr 17, 2015
Times:   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Friday
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)

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

Partnering with Your Boss (AP) - (PD-Partner)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
As an administrative assistant, your success depends upon effectively partnering with your boss. You are often called upon to communicate, plan, organize, negotiate and participate in decision-making at very high levels. This course is specially designed to help you learn goal setting, prioritizing, planning, decision making, relationship building and listening. You will return to work with a better understanding of what partnering with your boss entails and a greater ability to support your organizations goals from your position as a secretary, executive secretary or member of the administrative support staff.
Register for Partnering with Your Boss (AP)

Powerful Presentation Skills (AP) - (PD-Presentation)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 PM
Class Days:   Thursday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Public speaking may not be the most exciting activity for you, but you can learn the tips and techniques to make your next presentation a great success. Participants will learn how to develop and enhance their public speaking style and create compelling presentations. No matter what the subject, learn how to deliver the message with poise and power. Give your words an appeal that captures attention and leads to inspiration. A presentation delivered with power and passion will be memorable for all who attend.
Register for Powerful Presentation Skills (AP)

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.
Register for Time Management: Keys to Everyday Office Success (8)

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)

Your Professional Image (8) (AP) - (PD-PROIMG)
Location:   Wetsel Services Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Friday, Apr 3, 2015
Times:   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Friday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Your image as a professional is important to your success in an organization. Effectively managing your personal interactions and online presence is critical to maintaining your credibility as a professional. This course is designed to help you establish a professional image by examining the messages you are sending in person and online. You will have an opportunity to review different methods of communication (i.e. email, print, social media).
Register for Your Professional Image (8) (AP)

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