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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.
Advanced Supervisory Skills (T) - (PD-AdvSupSkills)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 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. Fundamental Skills for Supervisors class is not a prerequisite.
Register for Advanced Supervisory Skills (T)

Coaching Skills for Supervisors (T) - (PD-CoachSkil)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014
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)

Customer Service 101 (8) - (PD-CUST101)
Location:   J.D. Wetsel ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014
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)

Dealing Effectively with Conflict and Confrontation (8) - (PD-CONM200)
Location:   J. D. Wetsel ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Wednesday
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)

Managing Stress in the Workplace (AP) - (PG-STRS100)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Thursday, Jul 24, 2014
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
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, Aug 6, 2014
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, Sep 3, 2014
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, Oct 1, 2014
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

The Art of Listening (8) (AP) - (PD-Listen)
Location:   Wetsel Service Center ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Times:   9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
Class Days:   Tuesday
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)

Welcoming Diversity (8) (AP) (T) - (PD-DIVERSE)
Location:   Wetsel ,  Room:  200
Dates:   Friday, Jul 18, 2014
Times:   9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM
Class Days:   Friday
Instructed by:  Jeannie Deakyne & 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.
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