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EOD April 2011 Classes, Seminars, Workshops Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere. ~ Chinese Proverb
Below you will find the April offerings of classes, seminars and training available - details and registration information at EOD Training Catalog.
INTERVIEWING SKILLS FOR HIRING SUPERVISORS April 5, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG1-2126 Facilitator: Michelle Darveau, HR Learn tools and skills to conduct successful interviews. Topics include: UCAR's Hiring Process; Goals of the interview; Tone of the interview; Appropriate questions; Behavioral questions; Probing questions; Effective listening skills; Documentation; Group or team interviews; Following-up.
HIRE TRAINING FOR SUPERVISORS April 6, 2011 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm; CG1-2126 Facilitator: Nancy Wade, HR Required for all hiring supervisors. Learn UCAR's Staffing Process; Employment Laws, Policies and Procedures; OpenHire System: Creating a Requisition and Reviewing Resumes; HR Baseline Screening of Applicants; Selecting the Successful Candidate; Determining Salary; Completing Interview Documentation Forms; Making the Offer; and Orienting Your New Employee.
FIREWORKS CS5 LEVEL 1 (2 day class) April 7 & 8, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn to use tools in Adobe Fireworks to create and edit web graphics with vector and bitmap images, apply rollover effects, and create multiple pages for the web.
TECHNICAL WRITING FOR THE REAL WORLD April 7, 2011 8:30 am – 12:00 pm; CG1-2126 Facilitator: Janet Arrowood Learn the basic keys of successful technical writing, which are: build an outline, follow it, and know your audience.
INVESTING BASICS 101: Strategies for a Profitable Portfolio (LL Seminar) April 12, 2011 11:30 am – 1:00 pm; FL2-1001 Facilitator: Mitzi Nicoletti Investing in financial markets can be a valuable strategy in your financial planning portfolio. But with so much information and options to choose from, how do you know where or how to start? In this seminar you'll learn about some of basic investing tools, strategies and resources to help you.
DREAMWEAVER CS5 Level 2 (2 day class) April 13 & 14, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn to develop professional-looking web pages.
WRITE IT RIGHT: Proofreading & Editing Tools & Strategies April 13, 2011 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; FL2-1003 Facilitator: Martha Faulk Participants will learn to recognize and repair errors in business documents of all kinds. Learn how to prevent embarrassing errors in word choice, sentences and formats, punctuation and grammar.
CLASSIFICATION/RECLASSIFICATION: Making Sense of the compensation process April 14, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG4-2020 Facilitator: Delaine Orendorff, HR Overview of UCAR’s job classification and compensation system and procedures. What is compensation? Legal requirements (EEOC, Affirmative Action); UCAR’s Policies and Procedures, Salary Surveys, Labor Markets, UCAR’s Salary Ranges, Compa Ratio, Position Matrices, Pricing Jobs, Job Descriptions, Reclassifications, Incentives and Awards.
ORGANIZE YOUR DESK, EMAIL, AND TIME WORKSHOP April 14, 2011 9:00 am – 11:30 am; FL2-Auditorium Facilitator: Laura Stack This workshop offers scores of new tips and techniques for bringing order into your life, personally and professionally, to help you stay on top of it all! Workshop Objectives: Understand the difference between being “tidy” and “organized.” Learn the crucial brain shifts you must make to be organized in today’s workplace. Take a quiz to determine if you’re a “paper” or an “electronic” person.
CPR CERTIFICATION (MERT and Field Campaign Staff Only) April 14, 2011 10:00 am – 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. UCAR’s MERT (Medical Emergency Response Team) members will also learn how to work on a team that provides emergency care until 911 Emergency Medical Services arrive.
ILLUSTRATOR CS5 LEVEL 2 (2 day class) April 18 & 19, 2011 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn to create more complex illustrations. Pre-requisites: Illustrator Level 1 or equivalent experience.
CONFLICT STRATEGIES: Navigating Others through Workplace Difficulties April 18, 2011 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; ML-Damon Facilitator: Jennifer York One of the most critical and demanding elements of a supervisor, manager or team lead's role is assisting others in the resolution of conflict. In this session participants will learn to recognize when intervention may be necessary, explore a variety of conflict intervention strategies and how to apply critical conflict management tools to help others.
NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGES OF CHANGE W/O GETTING LOST: Strategies for Supervisors April 20, 2011 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; FL2-1003 Facilitator: Lisa Barbeau Topics include: Differentiate between change and transition; Understand primary emotions, behaviors and action steps of each phase of the transition model; Build skills for resiliency; Understand what people need as they move through change; Develop a plan of action to help yourself and others successfully manage the change process.
VISAS 101: Tips, Tools & Guidelines for Assisting Your Foreign Visitors April 21, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1001 Facilitator: Shonna Montoya In this dynamic seminar, participants will learn basic information, guidelines, helpful tools and resources to assist in bringing foreign nationals to visit or work within their programs. This is a great refresher and update for those already familiar with the visa process, and a wonderful resource for admin staff new to the world of visas.
PHP PROGRAMMING BASICS (4 day class) April 25, 26, 27, 28, 2011 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer Learn to create database-driven websites using PHP to create sophisticated, efficient and easily managed websites.
BUSINESS ETHICS: What every employee needs to know April 26, 2011 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG4-2020 Facilitator: Katy Schmoll This seminar reviews the UCAR Ethics program, with its guidelines and associated policies and procedures, provides a framework for behavior expectations of all UCAR staff. (UCAR Ethics Program: http://www.fin.ucar.edu/ethics/index.html.) Review UCAR policies and procedures: Ethical Conduct, Conflict of Interest, Lobbying, Fraud, Research Misconduct, Investigator Financial Disclosure for Officers & Trustees.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS (2.5 day class) April 27 & April 28, 2011 full days; April 29, 2011 half day full day - 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; FL1-Atrium half day – 9:00am – 12pm; FL1-Atrium 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.
SAFETY TRAINING FOR SUPERVISORS OF LAB/SHOP/MAINTENANCE WORKERS April 28, 2011 1:30pm – 3:30 pm; ML-Chapman Facilitator: Milenda Powers Without the benefit of safety training and oversight, well meaning individuals can find themselves in dangerous situations! This session provides supervisors with tools and strategies for creating safe, healthy work environments. Learn how to identify risky conditions and behaviors, develop systems and processes for managing those risks, and how to respond appropriately to accidents/injuries.