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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. 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)

Developing Assertive Communication Skills (8) (AP) - (PD-ASSERTCOM)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Do you struggle to find the right words in a conversation? Do you find yourself not being able to get your point across? Now is your opportunity to learn the skills that can empower you to speak clearly and effectively. Participants will learn about communication styles, non-verbal communication, and additional keys to communication that will educate and empower. Learn powerful tools for assertiveness to help you deal with conflict at all levels in the organization and discover techniques on how to be an assertive communicator. You will also explore the differences between being passive, aggressive and assertive. In addition, you will assess your areas of strength and growth in this critical skill.
Register for Developing Assertive Communication Skills (8) (AP)

Fundamental Skills for Supervisors and Managers (T) (AP) - (PD-BSUPSKL)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
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:   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)

Managing Stress in the Workplace (AP) - (PG-STRS100)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Friday, Mar 6, 2015
Times:   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Friday
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, 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)

Performance Management Forms and Procedures - (PD-PerformMngt)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Friday, Mar 20, 2015
Times:   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Friday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong & Megan Mills
Join us for an overview of the forms and procedures for Performance Management at UT Arlington. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes that have appeared in previous performance management forms and effectively support your team members.
Register for Performance Management Forms and Procedures

Performance Management Forms and Procedures - (PD-PerformMngt)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015
Times:   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
Class Days:   Wednesday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong & Colin Sanor
Join us for an overview of the forms and procedures for Performance Management at UT Arlington. Learn how to avoid the most common mistakes that have appeared in previous performance management forms and effectively support your team members.
Register for Performance Management Forms and Procedures

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)

Team Building for Supervisors (T) - (PG-TBLD)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
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)

The Art of Listening (8) (AP) - (PD-Listen)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Times:   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
Class Days:   Friday
Instructed by:  Vanden Thong
Although most people believe they are good listeners, most people only really listen to a small portion of a conversation. If you have the desire to become a good listener, then this course if for you. Participants will learn the basics of good listening as well as tips for identifying listening style and how get them most out of a face-to-face conversation.
Register for The Art of Listening (8) (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 & Jeannie Deakyne
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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