EOD - Employee & Organizational Development (formerly Staff Development) JANUARY Classes and Workshops

INDESIGN CS4 LEVEL 1 January 6, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Participants will work with some of the tools and features to create eye-catching printed documents.  

CPR RECERTIFICATION (MERT and Field Campaign Staff Only) January 6, 2011 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm;  FL2-1003 Facilitator:  Mike Grosshans Review and practice basic CPR techniques and first aid skills and how to use them in real life emergency situations.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING January 6, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm;  FL2-1003 Facilitator:  Mike Grosshans Learn the proper use of fire extinguisher equipment and what type of equipment should be used to extinguish different types of fires.  

EXCEL 2007 LEVEL 2 January 11, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn to streamline and enhance spreadsheets with templates, charts, graphics, and formulas.

HIRE TRAINING FOR SUPERVISORS January 11, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG1-2126 Facilitator: Nancy Wade, HR Learn UCAR’s Staffing Process; Employment Laws, Policies and Procedures and OpenHIRE System. Required for all hiring supervisors

Drupal for Web Developers Wednesday, January 12, 2011 9:00 am-4:00 pm CG2-CTTC Trainer: Greg Knaddison, Growing Ventures Solutions Learn to use the Drupal Content Managing System (CMS) to build dynamic, interactive web sites. A CMS requires you to think differently about how you build a website. In this full-day class, you'll dive into the tools Drupal provides to web developers to build the design, structure, and functionality of a website as well as how it enables content creation for a broader variety of non-technical staff. Drupal is highly extensible via a vast offering of modules and we'll cover some of the most useful ones. Each class participant will have their own Drupal server in this class and will get hands-on experience creating content types, views, menus, blocks, sections, as well as customizing a theme. At the end of this class, you will have the knowledge you need to begin building a website in Drupal.  Target audience: Web developers and designers. Prerequisite: Knowledge of HTML and CSS.

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4 LEVEL 1 January 13, 2011; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizon Trainer This course teaches fundamental concepts for working with Illustrator to create artwork for print and web.

TIME AND PRIORITY MANAGEMENT: Taking Control of Your Workday January 19, 2011 9:00 am – 2:00 pm; FL2-1003 Facilitator:  Doug Gertner, Emu Consulting Learn to recognize where time goes, identify time wasters that consume your day and affect your performance, develop strategies to quickly prioritize tasks and activities, and learn new tools for improved organization skills..

LEGAL ISSUES IN MANAGING EMPLOYEES January 19, 2011 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; ML Main Seminar Room Facilitator: Michelle Darveau, HR Review and discuss UCAR polices, laws and regulations relating to the management of employees. Wage and Hour Practices; Affirmative Action; Leave Policies; Working Arrangements; Conflict of Interest; Employment Discrimination; Discipline Policy; Problem Resolution Policies; Termination Policy, and resources for supervisors.  

WELCOME TO READYTALK – A Review of the Basics and New Features January 20, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1001 Facilitator: Kim Morse ReadyTalk is an online web conferencing service that helps you to meet, connect, and collaborate remotely. If you are new to ReadyTalk, or would like a refresher on how to use all the latest features and functions of ReadyTalk, this session is for you.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS (2.5 day class) January 25, 26, & 27, 2011 Day 1: January 25 (1/2-day) - 1:30-4:30 pm. Days 2-3: January 26-27, 9 am-4 pm; FL1-EOL Atrium Facilitator: Krista Laursen Participants will learn basic knowledge and skills to plan, execute, monitor, control and complete successful projects. Small team work will provide opportunities to practice by working on a current project, or using a practice project.

PHOTOSHOP CS4 LEVEL 1 (2 day class) January 26 & 27, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator:  New Horizon Trainer Learn the basic tools and features of Photoshop CS4 to enhance photos, graphics, images and web designs.

To register, and for more information, visit the EOD Training Catalog via Connect: https://www.fin.ucar.edu/hrisConnect/employee. Contact: Betty Singleton, x2005, bettys@ucar.edu

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Announcement Timing: 
December 13, 2010 to December 14, 2010